Susan E. Becker

Susan E. Becker.

Research Assistant
Bartlett Hall 201
Phone: 848-932-3759
Email: becker@rutgers.edu




Research

My current studies focus on the endocrine regulation of reproductive behavior in goats.

Experience

Title Location Year
Research Assistant Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1991 - present
Manager of White-tailed Deer Herd Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 2001 - 2011
Manager of Equine Research Facility/Senior Laboratory Technician Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1986 - 1991
Coadjunct Professor Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1988
Manager of Equine Research Facility/ Research Assistant Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1984 - 1986

Education

Degree Location Year
M.S. Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1992
B.S. Dept. of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University 1985

Professional Societies

Society of Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Society for the Study of Reproduction
Animal Behavior Society
American Society of Animal Science
North American Deer Farmers Association
Equine Science Society

Representative Publications

Becker SE, Enright WJ, Katz LS, 1999. Active immunization against gonadotropin-releasing hormone in female white-tailed deer. Zoo Biology 18:385-396.

Becker SE, Katz LS, 1997. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs or active immunization against GnRH to control fertility in wildlife. In: Kreeger TJ, technical coordinator. Contraception in wildlife management. Tech. Bull. 1853. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, pp.11-19.

Becker SE, Katz LS, 1995. Effect of dose and route of administration of a GnRH agonist on serum LH concentrations in white-tailed deer. Small Ruminant Research 18:145-150.

Becker SE, Katz LS, 1994. Effects of exogenous prostaglandin-F2a (PGF2a) on pregnancy status in white-tailed deer. Zoo Biology 13:315-323.

Johnson AL, Becker SE, 1993. Hormonal control of ovulation in the mare. Animal Reproduction Science 33:209-226.

Becker SE, Johnson AL, 1992. Effects of GnRH infused in a pulsatile versus continuous fashion on serum gonadotropin concentrations and ovulation in the mare. Journal of Animal Science 70:1208-1215.

Becker SE, Johnson AL, 1990. Failure of metoclopramide-induced acute hyperprolactinemia to affect time of ovulation or spontaneous luteolysis in the cycling mare. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 10:275-279.

Johnson AL, Becker SE, Roma ML, 1988. Effects of gonadotropin-releasing hormone and prostaglandin F-2a on corpus luteum function and timing of the subsequent ovulation in the mare. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 83:545-551.

Johnson AL, Becker SE, 1988. Use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) treatment to induce multiple ovulations in the anestrous mare. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 8:130-135.

Johnson AL, Becker SE, 1987. Effects of physiologic and pharmacologic agents on serum prolactin concentrations in the nonpregnant mare. Journal of Animal Science 65:1292-1297.