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Melvin Pagan, Ph.D.

email: mepagan@uprm.edu
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Current Projects with MBRS-SCORE funds:
Nucleotide variations at the insulin-like growth factor binding Protein-2 (IGFBP-2) gene locus might be associated with a cell proliferative phenotype

Education:

B. S. in Animal Industry , (1994) College of Agricultural Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR.
M.S. in Animal Industry, (1997) College of Agricultural Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR.
Ph.D. in Animal Science, Specialty in Molecular Genetics and Physiology. (2002) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI.
Post-Doctoral Training . (2002) Department of Animal Science, Growth Biochemistry/Physiology Group. College of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.


Publications:

  • J. Soto, C. Santana, M. Pagan, and V. Navas. 2007. Effect of oxytocin and prostaglandin F2α during the artificial insemination over the reproductive efficiency of gilts. J. Agric. Univ. P.R. 91:73-80.

  • M. Pagan, M. Soltero, M. Díaz, C. Santana and A. Rodríguez. 2005. Dietetic supplementation of weanling piglets with caramel plant wastewater: growth and components of the insulin-like growth factor axis. J. Agric. Univ. P.R. 89: 123-132.

  • M. Pagan, M.E. Davis, D.A. Stick, R.C.M. Simmen, N.E. Raney, R.J. Tempelman, and C.W. Ernst. 2003. Evaluation of serum insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGFBP) in Angus cattle divergently selected for serum Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) concentration. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 25:345-358.




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