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Adam J. Davis

Associate Professor
  • Poultry Science
Mailing Address:
Athens, CAES Campus
Shipping Address:
Athens, CAES Campus

 

Fields of Management 
Poultry Nutrition 

Education 
B.S., Cornell University 
Ph.D., Cornell University 

Research Interest 
Amino Acid Interactions 
Alternative Grains 
De novo Fat Synthesis 
Follicular Recruitment and Development 

Teaching Responsibilities 
POUL 1010, Birds in Our Lives 
POUL 4060/6060, Physiology of Avian Reproduction 
Publications/Professional Contributions 

Peer-Reveiwed Research Papers 

1. Davis, A. J., and Austic, R. E., 1994. Dietary Threonine Imbalance Alters Threonine Dehydrogenase Activity in Isolated Hepatic Mitochondria of Chicks and Rats. J. Nutr. 124:1667-1677. 

2. Davis, A. J., and Austic, R. E., 1997. Dietary Protein and Amino Acid Levels Alter Threonine Dehydrogenase Activity in Hepatic Mitochondria of Gallus domesticus . J. Nutr. 127:738-744. 

3. Davis, A. J., and Johnson, P. A., 1998. Expression Pattern of Messenger Ribonucleic Acid for Follistatin and the Inhibin/Activin Subunits during Follicular and Testicular Development in Gallus domesticus . Biol. Reprod. 59:271-277. 

4. Davis, A. J., Brooks, C. F., and Johnson, P. A., 1999. Gonadotropin Regulation of Inhibin a -Subunit mRNA and Immunoreactive Protein in Cultured Chicken Granulosa Cells. Gen. Comp. Endocrinology 116:90-103. 

5. Powell, T. L., Davis, A. J., Yuan, J-H., and Austic, R. E., 1999. Developmental Pattern of Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Activity in the Chicken. Poultry Sci. 78:855-860. 

6. Davis, A. J., Brooks, C. F., and Johnson, P. A., 2000. Estradiol Regulation of Follistatin and Inhibin- a and ß-Subunit mRNA in Avian Granulosa Cells. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 119:308-316. 

7. Yuan, J-H., Davis, A. J., and Austic, R. E., 2000. Temporal Response of Hepatic Threonine Dehydrogenase in Chickens to the Initial Consumption of a Threonine-Imbalanced Diet. J. Nutr. 130:2746-2757. 

8. Hecht, D. J., Davis, A. J., Brooks, C. F., and Johnson, P. A., 2000. Molecular Cloning and Expression Analysis of the cDNA for Chicken Inhibin/Activin ß-Subunit. Biol. Reprod. 62:1128-1134. 

9. Adams, K. A., and Davis, A. J., 2001. Dietary Protein Concentration Regulates the mRNA Expression of Chicken Hepatic Malic Enzyme. J. Nutr. 131:2269-2274. 

10. Davis, A. J., Brooks, C. F., and Johnson, P. A., 2001. Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Regulation of Inhibin- a and ß-Subunit and Follistatin Messenger Ribonucleic Acid in Cultured Avian Granulosa Cells. Biol. Reprod. 64:100-106. 

11. Davis, A. J., Brooks, C. F., and Johnson, P. A., 2001. Activin-A and Gonadotropin Regulation of FSH and LH receptor mRNA in Avian Granulosa Cells. Biol. Reprod. 65:1352?1358. 

12. Davis, A. J., Lordelo, M., and Dale, N., 2002. Use of Cottonseed Meats in Molting Programs. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 11:175-178. 

13. Davis, A. J., Lordelo, M., and Dale, N., 2002. The Use of Cottonseed Meal with or without Added Soapstock in Laying Hens Diets. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 11:127-133. 

14. Slappey, S. N., and Davis, A. J., 2003. Expression Pattern of Messenger Ribonucleic Acid for the Activin Type II Receptors and the Inhibin/Activin Subunits during Follicular Development in Broiler Breeder Hens. Poultry Science 82:338-344. 

15. Davis, A. J., Ferreira, F. J., and Dale, N. M., 2003. Pearl Millet as an Alternative Feed Ingredient in Broiler Diets. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 

Other Publications

1. Davis, A. J., and Austic, R. E., 1994. Dietary Amino Acid Balance and Metabolism of the Limiting Amino Acid. Proceedings of the Cornell Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers. pp. 70-81. 

2. Dale, N., and Davis, A. J., 1999. Current Developments in Layer Nutrition. Proceedings of the Georgia Poultry Conference; pp. 38-41. 

3. Dale, N., and Davis, A. J., 2001. The Hormone Myth, Chickens Are Not Fed Hormones, Here Are Seven Reasons Why. WATT Poultry USA (April 2001) pp. 20-22.