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Researcher: Hasan Khatib

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Areas of Research Expertise
  • Genes of economic importance in dairy cattle
  • Imprinting status of the cattle genome
  • Sequence characteristics of imprinted genes in mammalian species
  • Dairy science genetics
  • Genes and their relation to milk production
Web Site Hasan Khatib's Department of Animal Sciences Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Current/Active Funding
  • WARF, 2006-2020, Laboratory share of royalty and licensing - Professor Hasan Khatib
  • Hatch Multi-state Research Formula Fund, 2014-2018, The identification of epigenomic and transcriptomic signatures associated with male fertility and embryo development in cattle
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,102,985 - Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with bull fertility, issued August┬á 2015.
  • 9,080,212 - Methods and compositions for improved fertilization and embryonic survival, issued July 2015.
  • 8,647,819 - Association of the progesterone receptor with fertility, issued February 2014.
  • 8,569,574 - Methods and compositions for improved fertilization and embryonic survival, issued October 2013.
  • 7,897,749 - Dairy cattle breeding for improved milk production traits in cattle, issued March 2011.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20150307943 - Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with bull fertility, published October 2015.
  • 20150292010 - Methods and compositions for improved fertilization and embryonic survival, published October 2015.
  • 20140200393 - Methods and compositions for monitoring and enhancing early embryo development, published July 2014.
  • 20140155296 - Methods and compositions for improved cattle longevity and milk production, published June 2014.
Recent Publication(s)
  • mRNA fragments in in vitro culture media are associated with bovine preimplantation embryonic development. Kropp J, Khatib H. Front Genet. 2015 Aug 24;6:273. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00273. eCollection 2015.

  • Expression of microRNAs in bovine and human pre-implantation embryo culture media. Kropp J, Salih SM, Khatib H. Front Genet. 2014 Apr 24;5:91. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00091. eCollection 2014.

  • Characterization of microRNA in bovine in vitro culture media associated with embryo quality and development. Kropp J, Khatib H. J Dairy Sci. 2015 Sep;98(9):6552-63. doi: 10.3168/jds.2015-9510. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

  • Maternal Diet during Pregnancy Induces Gene Expression and DNA Methylation Changes in Fetal Tissues in Sheep. Lan X, Cretney EC, Kropp J, Khateeb K, Berg MA, Pe├▒agaricano F, Magness R, Radunz AE, Khatib H. Front Genet. 2013 Apr 5;4:49. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00049. eCollection 2013.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Animal Sciences, Statistics, Horticulture, Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
  • N Carolina State University, Animal Sciences
  • NW A&F University (China), Animal Science & Technology
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-3484
Current University UW–Madison
Department Dairy Science
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 632 Animal Science Building
Address Line 2 1675 Observatory Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem-Israel, Biology, 1985
Master's Degree M.S., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem-Israel, Human Genetics, 1988
PhD Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem-Israel, Genetics, 1995
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Dairy Cattle Breeding for Improved Milk Production Traits in Cattle

Genetic Marker for Improved Longevity and Milk Production in Cattle

Genetic Marker for Improved Milk Production and Longevity in Dairy Cattle

Genes Predict Developmental Fate of Bovine Embryos

Gene Interactions Positively Affect Embryonic Survival in Dairy Cattle

Progesterone Receptor Gene Is Associated with Increase in Conception Rate and Embyronic Survival

Heat Shock Proteins Are Associated with Reproductive Performance in Cattle

New Genetic Marker Enables Testing for Improved Embryonic Survival Rate & Milk Production in Cattle

Panel of SNPs Associated with Fertility Rate and Embryonic Survival in Cattle

Genetic Markers for Bull Fertility

Genetic Markers for Testing and Improving Cattle Fertility Rate