Chongxiao (Sean) Chen Assistant Professor/ Extension Specialist Poultry Science
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Ph.D. Poultry Science, The University of Georgia
DVM College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University

Extension & Research Interests

Dr. Chen’s primary focus is poultry nutrition and developing educational and research programs to support poultry producers. Additional duties include extension youth activities, undergraduate and graduate student mentorship, and student recruitment.

Areas of Interest

- Poultry nutrition program under the stress and gut health challenge
- Feed ingredients and additives
- Field research model and data processing
- Mycotoxins
- Poultry parasites
- Backyard flocks

Recent Journal Publications

1. A. Pokoo-Aikins, J. Timmons, B. Min, W. Lee, S. Mwangi, C. M. McDonough, and C. Chen. Effects of Feeding Varying Levels of DL-Methionine on Live Performance and Yield of Broiler Chickens. Poultry, 2022

2. A. Pokoo-Aikins, J. Timmons, B. Min, W. Lee, S. Mwangi, C. Chen. Effects of Feeding Varying Levels of DL-Methionine on Live Performance and Yield of Broiler Chickens. Animals, 2021

3. D. White, R. Adhikari, J. Wang, C. Chen, Jea Hwan Lee, W.K. Kim. Effects of dietary protein, energy and ß-mannanase on laying performance, egg quality, and ileal amino acid digestibility in laying hens. Poultry Science, 2021

4. M. Yamada, C. Chen, T. Sugiyama, W.K. Kim. Effect of Age on bone structure parameters in laying hens. Animals. 2021

5. MK. Sharma, D. White, C. Chen, W.K. Kim, P. Adhikari. Effects of the housing environment and laying hen strain on tibia and femur bone properties of different laying phases of Hy-Line hens. Poultry Science. 2021

6. C. Chen, D. White, B Marshall, W.K. Kim. Role of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and 1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in chicken embryo osteogenesis, adipogenesis, myogenesis, and vitamin D3 metabolism. Frontiers in Physiology, 2021

7. C. Chen, R. Adihikari, D. White, W.K. Kim. Role of 1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 on osteogenic differentiation and mineralization of chicken mesenchymal stem cells. Frontiers in Physiology, 2021

8. H. Ma, B. Xu, W. Li, F. Wei, W. K. Kim, C. Chen, Q. Sun, C. Fu, G. Wang, S. Li, Effects of stocking density and alpha-lipoic acid on the behavior, serum indicators and bone quality of broilers. Poultry Science, 2020

9. R. Adhikari, C. Chen, W. K. Kim. Effect of 20 (S)-Hydroxycholesterol on Multilineage Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Isolated from Compact Bones in Chicken. Genes, 2020

10. C. Chen, W. K. Kim. The application of micro-CT in egg-laying hen bone analysis: introducing an automated bone separation algorithm. Poultry Science, 2020

11. C. Chen, B. Turner, T. Applegate, G. Litta, and W. K. Kim. Role of long-term supplementation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3on laying hen bone 3-dimensionalstructural development. Poultry Science, 2020

12. C. Chen, B. Turner, Role of long-term supplementation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 on egg production and egg quality of laying hen. Poultry Science, 2020

13. S. Su, Y. Wang, C. Chen, M. Suh, M. Azain, W. K. Kim. Fatty acid composition and regulatory gene expression in late-term embryos of ACRB and COBB broilers. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2020

14. TS. Santos, PY, Teng, S. Yadav, F, castro, T, Gould, SW, Craig, C. Chen, AL. Fuller, R. Pazdro, JR, Sartori, W. K. Kim, Effects of trace minerals supplementation on gut health in broiler chickens challenged with Eimeria spp, Frontiers in Veterinary Science-Animal Nutrition and Metabolism, 2020

15. D. Moseti, A. Regassa, C. Chen, K. O, and W. K. Kim. 25-Hydroxycholesterol inhibits adipogenic differentiation of C3H10T1/2 pluripotent stem cells independent of hedgehog signaling. 2020, International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2020


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