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Ryan A Cabot

Animal Sciences 

  • Assistant Head/Assoc Prof Animal Sciences
LILY Room 3-232
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Area of Expertise: Reproductive Physiology and Molecular Biology

Education: B.S. and Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Post-doctoral Training: Adolf-Butenandt-Institute at the Ludwig Maximillians University, Munich, Germany

Research Program


ANSC 23000 - Physiology of Domestic Animals
ANSC 33300 - Physiology of Reproduction

Animal Sciences Graduate Programs Committee Chair

News Releases

Cellular Clues - Animal Sciences researchers look for links between egg quality and disease development - Purdue Agricultures Magazine, Summer 2007

Awards & Honors

(2011) Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Early Career Award. Purdue University.

(2010) New Investigator Award. Society for the Study of Reproduction.

(2010) Teaching for Tomorrow. Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Bahls, Sheldon, R., Taheripour, P., Clifford, K., Foust, K. B., Breslin, E., . . . Newcomer, S. (2014). Mothers’ exercise during pregnancy programs vasomotor function in adult offspring. Experimental Physiology, 99(1), 205-219.

Huegel, S., Depping, R., Dittmar, G., Rother, F., Cabot, R. A., Hartmann, E., & Bader, M. (2014). Identification of importin alpha 7 specific transport cargoes using a proteomic screening approach. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 13(5), 1286-1298.

Li, Y., Park, K. E., & Cabot, R. A. (in press). Dynamic changes in nuclear import of a NLS-bearing substrate during the 8-cell stage porcine embryo. Reproduction, Fertility and Development.

Li, Y., Park, K., & Cabot, R. A. (2013). Dynamic changes in nuclear import of a nuclear localisation signal-bearing substrate in 8-cell stage porcine embryos.. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, epub. doi; 10.1071-RD13205.

Foust, K. B., Li, Y., Park, K., Liu, S., & Cabot, R. A. (2012). The polycomb group protein EED varies in its ability to access the nucleus in porcine oocytes and cleavage stage embryos.. Animal Reproduction Science, 133(3-4).

Park, K. E., Inerowicz, H. D., Wang, X., LI, Y., Koser, S., & Cabot, R. A. (2012). Identification of karyopherin α1 and α7 interacting proteins in porcine tissue.. PLoS One, 7(6). Retrieved from

Wang, X., Park, K. E., Koser, S., Liu, S., Magnani, L., & Cabot, R. A. (2012). KPNA7, an oocyte- and embryo-specific karyopherin α subtype, is required for porcine embryo development.. Reproduction Fertility and Development, 24(2).

Arentson, E., Buhman, L., Cabot, R. A., Newcomer, S., & Donkin, S. (2011). Maternal exercise during pregnancy in swine programs gene expression in intestine of offspring. Experimental Biology 2011.

Newcomer, S., Taheripour, P., Bahls, M., Sheldon, R., Foust, K., Bidwell, C., & Cabot, R. A. (in press). Impact of porcine maternal exercise training during pregnancy on endothelial call function of offspring at birth.. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.

Foust, K., Bahls, M., Bidwell, C., Cabot, R. A., Sheldon, R., Taheripour, P., & Newcomer, S. (2011). Maternal Exercise Leads to Altered Vascular Endothelial Function in Female Porcine Offspring. Proceedings of the 44th annual meeting for the Society for the Study of Reproduction.