Jim Croom, Ph.D., FACN
Professor - Comparative Nutrition and PhysiologyJim_Croom@ncsu.edu
B.S. (1972) Animal Husbandry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
M.S.( 1975) Dairy Science (Cystology), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Ph.D. (1978) Nutritional Science (NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellow),University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,IL
Study Leave, 1987, Duke University, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
ANS/NTR/PO 415 Comparative Nutrition
PHY 601/801 Physiology Program Seminar
PO/NTR 515 Advanced Comparative Nutrition
IMPACT and CONTRIBUTION
30 years teaching experience at NCSU
37 years combined research experience at NCSU, University of Illinois, and University of Missouri
90+ peer reviewed scientific publications and book chapters
250 abstract publications and presentations
Inventor/co-inventor 6 US Patents
Invited Lectures in 6 countries
Research experience with over 14 species of animals
Neuro/endocrine regulation of the gastrointestinal tract
Alterations of direct-fed-microbials on host animal tissues and energy expenditures
Mechanisms of communication between commensal bacteria in the gut and host animal tissues
Qiu, R., J. Croom, R. A. Ali, C. Ashwell, H. M. Hassan, C. C. Chiang, and M. D. Koci. 2011. Direct fed microbial supplementation repartitions host energy to the immune system. J.Anim.Sci. (in press).
Steele, M. A., J. Croom, M. Kahler, O. AlZahal, S. E. Hook, K. Plaizier and B. W. McBride. 2011. Bovine rumen epithelium undergoes rapid structural adaptations during grain-induced subacuteruminalacidosis. Am. J. Physiol.Regul.Integr. Comp. Physiol. 300: R1515.
Michael A Steele M.A., O. AlZahal, , S. E. Hook, J. Croom and B. W. McBride, 2010. Ruminal acidosis and the rapid onset of ruminalparakeratosis in a mature dairy cow: a case report. ActaVeterinariaScandinavica, 51:39.
Chichlowski, M., W. J. Croom, F. W. Edens, B. W. McBride, R. Qiu, C. C. Chiang, L. R. Daniel, G. B. Havenstein and M. D. Koci, 2007. Microarchitecture and spatial relationship between bacteria and ileal, cecal, and colonic epithelium in chicks fed a direct-fed microbial, PrimaLac, and Salinomycin. Poult Sci. 86:1121.
Chichlowski, M., J. Croom, B. W. McBride, L. Daniel, G. Davis and M. D. Koci. 2007. Direct-fed microbialPrimaLac and Salinomycin modulate whole-body and Intestinal oxygen consumption and intestinal mucosal cytokine production in the broiler chick. Poult. Sci. 86:1100.
American College of Nutrition (1999 Fellow American College of Nutrition)
American Society for Nutrition
Comparative Nutrition Society
Poultry Science Association