As a clinical scientist with board certifications in theriogenology and microbiology, Dr. Givens has a focused interest in diagnosis, control and treatment of reproductive pathogens of cattle.
Dan Givens performed undergraduate studies at
Givens MD, Riddell KP, Walz PH, Rhoades J, Harland R, Zhang Y, Galik PK, Brodersen BW, Cochran AM, Brock KV, Carson RL, Stringfellow DA. Noncytopathic bovine viral diarrhea virus can persist in testicular tissue after vaccination of peri-pubertal bulls but prevents subsequent infection. Vaccine, 2007; 25(5):867-876.
Givens MD, Riddell KP, Zhang Y, Galik PK, Stringfellow DA, Brodersen BW, Jackson JA, Ellsworth MA, Ficken MD, Carson RL, Wenzel JGW, Marley MS. Use of a modified live vaccine to prevent persistent testicular infection with bovine viral diarrhea virus. Veterinary Therapeutics, 2006; 7(3):305-318.
Givens MD. A clinical, evidence-based approach to infectious causes of infertility in beef cattle. Theriogenology, 2006; 66(3):648-54.
Marley MSD, Givens MD, Stringfellow DA, Galik PK, Riddell KP. Effect of phosphonoformic acid in the development of bovine embryos in vitro. Veterinary Therapeutics, 2006; 7(2):156-166.
Givens MD, Stringfellow DA, Riddell KP,
Waldrop JG, Stringfellow DA, Givens MD, Galik PK, Riddell KP, Riddell MG, Carson RL. Seroconversion of calves to bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) following intravenous inoculation with artificially exposed, in vivo-derived embryos. Theriogenology, 2006;65(3):594-605.
Givens MD, Galik PK, Riddell KP, Dykstra CC, Brock KV, Stringfellow DA. Effects of aromatic cationic molecules on bovine viral diarrhea virus and embryonic development. Theriogenology, 2005;63(7):1984-1994.