Wayne J. Kuenzel
Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences
Neural regulation of early sexual maturation, broiler breeder reproductive behavior and stress
- Ph.D., Zoology, University of Georgia
- M.S., Biology, Bucknell University
- B.S., Biology, Bucknell University
- Jurkevich, A., L.R. Berghman, L.E. Cornett and W.J. Kuenzel. 2008. Immunohistochemical characterization of chicken pituitary cells containing the vasotocin VT2 receptor. Cell Tissue Res. 333:253-262.
- Li, H., and W.J. Kuenzel. 2008. A possible neural cascade involving the photoneuroendocrine system (PNES) responsible for regulating gonadal development in an avian species, Gallus gallus. Brain Res. Bull. 76:586-596.
- Madison, F.N., A. Jurkevich and W.J. Kuenzel. 2008. Sex differences in plasma corticosterone release in undisturbed chickens (Gallus gallus) in response to arginine vasotocin and corticotropin releasing hormone. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 155:566-573.
- Mikhailova, M.V., P.R. Mayeux, A. Jurkevich, W.J. Kuenzel, F.N. Madison, A. Periasamy, Y. Chen and L.E. Cornett. 2007. Heterooligomerization between vasotocin and corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) receptors augments CRH-Stimulated 3’,5’-cyclic adenosine monophosphate production. Mol. Endocrinol. 21:2178-2188.
- Kuenzel, W.J. 2007. Neurobiological basis of sensory perception: welfare implications of beak trimming. Poultry Sci. 86:1273-1282.
- Kuenzel, W.J., and C.D. Golden. 2006. Distribution and change in number of gonadotropin-releasing hormone-1 neurons following activation of the photoneuroendocrine system in the chick, Gallus gallus. Cell Tissue Res. 325:501-512.
- Kuenzel, W.J., A.M. Rowland, P.B. Pillai, T.I. O-Connor-Dennie, J.L. Emmert and R.F. Wideman. 2006. The use of vitamin A-deficient diets and jugular vein ligation to increase intracranial pressure in chickens (Gallus gallus). Poultry Sci. 85:537-545.
- Jarvis, E.D. et al. 2005. Avian brains and a new understanding of vertebrate brain evolution. Nature Rev. Neurosci. 6(2):151-159.
- Jurkevich, A., L.R. Berghman, L.E. Cornett and W.J. Kuenzel. 2005. Characterization and immunohistochemical visualization of the vasotocin VT2 receptor in the pituitary of the chicken, Gallus gallus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 143:82-91.
- Kuenzel, W.J., R.F. Wideman, M. Chapman, C. Golden and D.M. Hooge. 2005. A practical method for induced moulting of caged layers that combines full access to feed and water, dietary thyroactive protein, and short day length. World’s Poultry Sci. J. 61:599-624.
- Rathinam, T., and W.J. Kuenzel. 2005. Attenuation of gonadal response to photostimulation following ablation of neurons in the lateral septal organ of chicks. Brain Res. Bull. 64:455-461.
- Li, H., M.B. Ferrari and W.J. Kuenzel. 2004. Light-induced reduction of cytoplasmic free calcium in neurons proposed to be encephalic photoreceptors in chick brain. Devel. Brain Res. 153:153-161.
- Reiner, A. et al. 2004. Revised nomenclature for avian telencephalon and some related brainstem nuclei. J. Comp. Neurol. 473:377-414.
- Kuenzel, W.J., M.M. Abdel-Maksoud, T. Elsasser and J.A. Proudman. 2004. Sulfamethazine advances puberty in male chicks by effecting a rapid increase in gonadotropins. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 137:349-355.
CHAPTERS AND BOOK PUBLISHED
- Kuenzel, W.J., M.B. Ferrari, T. Rathinam and H. Li. 2005. The possible role of the lateral septal organ in housing encephalic photoreceptors responsible for regulating gonadal development. In: Functional Avian Endocrinology. (Eds. A. Dawson and P.J. Sharp) Narosa Publ. House, New Delhi, India pp. 129-140.
- Kuenzel, W.J. 2000. The autonomic nervous system of birds. In: Sturkie's Avian Physiology. (Ed. G.C. Whitlow) Academic Press, 5th Ed., New York, pp. 101-122.
- Kuenzel, W.J., K.M. Walsh, and J.A. Proudman. 1997. Neuroendocrine control of early sexual development. In: Perspectives in Avian Endocrinology. (Ed. S. Harvey) J. Endocrinology, Ltd., Bristol, U.K. pp. 81-90.
- Kuenzel, W.J., and M. Masson. 1988. A Stereotaxic Atlas of the Brain of the chick (Gallusdomesticus). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.
- Instructor and chief, Basic Sciences Branch, U.S. Medical Field Service School, U.S. Army at Ft. Sam Houston, TX
- National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cornell University
- Assistant Professor of Physiology, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, 1974
- Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, 1978
- Professor, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, 1984
- Awarded a Fulbright-Hays Senior Research Fellowship to Scotland (1981) and Germany (1988)
- Joined the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, 2000