Research Interests

Ovary Biology

Ramanathan K. Kasimanickam

Associate Professor

Phone: 509-335-6060

Ramanathan K. Kasimanickam



2003 - American College of Theriogenologists
2002 - Doctorate in Veterinary Science
1991 - Bachelor of Veterinary Science

List of Publications
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  • Kasimanickam VR, Kasimanickam RK, Dernell WS. (2014) Dysregulated microRNA clusters in response to retinoic acid and CYP26B1 inhibitor induced testicular function in dogs. PLoS One. 9(6):e99433. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099433. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24911586 PMCID: PMC4049822 Article
  • Kasimanickam RK, Firth P, Schuenemann GM, Whitlock BK, Gay JM, Moore DA, Hall JB, Whittier WD. (2014) Effect of the first GnRH and two doses of PGF2alpha in a 5-day progesterone-based CO-Synch protocol on heifer pregnancy. Theriogenology 81(6):797-804. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.12.023. Epub 2014 Jan 4. PMID: 24485555 PMCID: Article
  • Asokan GV, Kasimanickam RK, Asokan V. (2013) Surveillance, response systems, and evidence updates on emerging zoonoses: the role of one health. Infect Ecol Epidemiol 3. doi: 10.3402/iee.v3i0.21386. eCollection 2013. PMID: 24363836 PMCID: PMC3864162 Article
  • Whittier WD, Currin JF, Schramm H, Holland S, Kasimanickam RK. (2013) Fertility in Angus cross beef cows following 5-day CO-Synch + CIDR or 7-day CO-Synch + CIDR estrus synchronization and timed artificial insemination. Theriogenology. 80(9):963-9. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.07.019. Epub 2013 Sep 14. PMID: 24041825 PMCID: Article
  • Kasimanickam RK, Kasimanickam VR, Olsen JR, Jeffress EJ, Moore DA, Kastelic JP. (2013) Associations among serum pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, metabolic mediators, body condition, and uterine disease in postpartum dairy cows. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 11:103. doi: 10.1186/1477-7827-11-103. PMID: 24209779 PMCID: PMC3830449 Article
  • Kasimanickam VR, Kasimanickam RK, Rogers HA. (2013) Immunolocalization of retinoic acid receptor-alpha, -beta, and -gamma, in bovine and canine sperm. Theriogenology 79(6):1010-8. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.01.011. Epub 2013 Mar 7. PMID: 23465288 PMCID: Article
  • Kasimanickam VR, Kasimanickam RK, Kastelic JP, Stevenson JS. (2013) Associations of adiponectin and fertility estimates in Holstein bulls. Theriogenology 79(5):766-77.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2012.12.001. Epub 2013 Jan 9. PMID: 23312718 PMCID: Article
  • Kasimanickam VR, Kasimanickam RK. (2013) Expression of CYP26b1 and related retinoic acid signalling molecules in young, peripubertal and adult dog testis Reprod Domest Anim. 48(1):171-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2012.02125.x. Epub 2012 Jun 20. PMID: 22712632 PMCID: Article
  • Kasimanickam RK, Ranjan A, Asokan GV, Kasimanickam VR, Kastelic JP. (2013) Prevention and treatment of biofilms by hybrid- and nanotechnologies. Int J Nanomedicine. 8:2809-19. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S44100. Epub 2013 Aug 2. PMID: 23946652 PMCID: PMC3739460 Article
  • Kasimanickam VR, Kasimanickam RK. (2013) Retinoic acid signaling biomarkers after treatment with retinoic acid and retinoic acid receptor alpha antagonist (Ro 41-5253) in canine testis: an in vitro organ culture study. Theriogenology 79(1):10-6. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2012.09.001. Epub 2012 Oct 25. PMID: 23102850 PMCID: Article