Amer AbuGhazaleh | College of Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University

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Amer AbuGhazaleh, Ph.D.

Professor, Animal Science Food and Nutrition

Amer AbuGhazaleh

Office Phone: 618 | 453-1767
E-mail: aabugha@siu.edu
Building Location: Agriculture Building, Room 119

Dr. AbuGhazaleh has a PhD in dairy science from South Dakota State University. After completing his PhD, Dr. AbuGhazaleh worked as a research scientist in the Department of Animal Science at Clemson University, South Carolina. Dr. AbuGhazaleh is currently the faculty advisor for the SIUC-dairy farm and also the coordinator for the department Online Companion Animal Nutrition Program.

Special Interests

Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Management, Nutritional Biotechnology

Dr. Abughazaleh research interests cover areas related to lipid and fatty acids metabolism in the rumen and animal tissues, rumen fermentation and ecology, feed and industrial by-products utilization, and dairy cattle nutrition and management.

Classes

  • ANS-115: Introduction to Companion Animal Nutrition (online)
  • ANS-215: Introduction to Nutrition
  • ANS-365: Canine and Feline Nutrition (online)
  • ANS-415: Advanced Animal Nutrition
  • ANS-430: Dairy cattle Management
  • ANS-445: Companion Animal Clinical Nutrition (Online)
  • ANS-515: Energy and Protein Utilization
  • ANS-565: Advanced Ruminant Nutrition

Education

  • Ph.D. Dairy Science Department, South Dakota State University, USA 2002
  • M.S. Dairy Science Department, South Dakota State University, USA 1999
  • B.S. Animal Science Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology 1995

Recent Publications and Awards

  • Gudla, P, A. Ishlack, and A. A. AbuGhazaleh.2012.The effect of forage level and oil supplement on Butyrivibrio fibrisolvens and Anaerovibrio lipolytica in continuous culture fermenters. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 25(2) 234-239.
  • Gudla, P, A. A. AbuGhazaleh, A. Ishlack, and K. Jones. 2012. The effect of level of forage and oil supplement on biohydrogenation intermediates and bacteria in continuous cultures. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 171:108-116.
  • Salamone, A, A. A. AbuGhazaleh, and C. Stuemke. 2012 .The effects of maturity and preservation method on nutrient composition and digestibility of master graze. J. Anim. Res. and Tech. 1:13-19
  • Ruplal Choudhary, Srinivasarao Bandla , Dennis G. Watson , John Haddock, A.A. AbuGhazaleh., and Bhaskar Bhattacharya. 2011. Performance of coiled tube ultraviolet reactors to inactivate Escherichia coli W1485 and Bacillus cereus endospores in raw cow milk and commercially processed skimmed cow milk. J. of Food Engine. 107:14-20.
  • Abo Obeidat, B.S.,M.S.Awawdeh, H.H. Titi, A.A. AbuGhazaleh. F.A. Al-Lataifeh, I.A. Alawneh, M.A. Abu Ishmais, R.I. Qudsieh, and H.S. Subih. 2011. Effect of Feeding Calcium Salts on Performance of Nursing Awassi Ewes. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 43(6) 1211-1217.
  • Potu, R. B., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, D. Hastings, K. Jones, and S. A. Ibrahim. 2011. The effect of lipid supplements on ruminal bacteria in continuous culture fermenters varies with the fatty acid composition. The Journal of Microbiology. 49(2) 216-223.
  • Hassan, O.A., D. Song, S.A. Ibrahim, O.S. Isikhuemhen, A. Shabazi and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2011. Shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes (Berk.) Singer) extract enhances the growth of lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria in vitro. Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 66(3):310-313.
  • Alazzeh, A.Y., S.A. Ibrahim, D. Song, A. Shahbaz, and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2011. The effect of chemical mutagenesis on the activity of ?- and ?-galactosidases in lactobacillus reuteri. Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 66(3):251-253.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., S. Abo-El-Nor, and S. A. Ibrahim. 2011. The effect of replacing corn with glycerol on ruminal bacteria in continuous culture fermenters. J. Anim. Phys. Anim. Nutr. 95:313-319.
  • Song, D., H. Khouryieh, A. A. AbuGhazaleh, M.M.E. Moussa, O. Hassan, and S. A. Ibrahim. 2011. Sensory properties and viability of probiotic microorganisms in chocolate ice cream supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids. Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 66(2):172-174 .
  • Abo El-Nor, S., A. A. AbuGhazaleh. , R. B. Potu, D. Hastings and M. S. A. Khattab. 2010. Effects of differing levels of glycerol on rumen fermentation and bacteria. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. (162): 99-105.
  • Alazzeh, A. Y., Ibrahim S. A., Song D., Shahbazi, A., and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2010. Enhancement of α-and ∞-galactosidase production in Lactobacillus reuteri by the addition of different metal ions. Biological Trace Element Research. 136:106-116.
  • Holmes, L., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, and S. Ibrahim. 2010. Milk fatty acid composition for indoor and grazing dairy when supplemented with a blend of fish and linseed oils. Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 65(3) 249-252.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., R. B. Potu, and S. Ibrahim. 2009. The effect of substituting fish oil in dairy cows diet with DHA-Micro algae on milk composition and fatty acids profile. J. Dairy Sci. 92:6156-6159.
  • Alazzeh, A. Y., Ibrahim S. A., Song D., Shahbazi, A., and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2009. Screening for ?-and ?-galactosidases in Lactobacillus reuteri compared to different strains of bifidobacteria, Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 64(4) 434-437.
  • Alazzeh, A. Y., Ibrahim S. A., Song D., Shahbazi, A., and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2009. Carbohydrate and protein sources influence the induction of ?-and ?-galactosidases in Lactobacillus reuteri, Food Chemistry, 117(4), 654-659. .
  • Alazzeh, A.Y., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, F.T. Awawdeh, M.M. Abdelrahman, and N.A. Al-Rayyan. 2009. Impact of feeding saltbush twigs on feed intake, weight gain and some mineral levels of fattening Awassi lambs. Biological Trace Element Research 130:13-19.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., and L. Holmes. 2009. Altering dairy cows milk fatty acid composition through grazing and oil supplementation. Milchwissenschaft-Milk Science International. 64(3) 241-244.
  • King, S. S., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, S. K. Webel, and K. L. Jones. 2008. Circulating fatty acid profiles in response to three levels of dietary omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in horse. J. Anim Sci. 86:1114-1123.
  • Felton, D., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, and S. Ibrahim. 2008. Temporal changes in milk conjugated linoleic acid for cows fed a pasture or conserved forages-based diet and supplemented with fish oil and sunflower oil. Canadian J. Anim. Sci. 88:123-127
  • Flowers, G., S. Ibrahim, and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2008. Milk fatty acid composition of grazing dairy cows when supplemented with linseed oil. J. Dairy Sci. 91:722-730
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A. 2008. Effect of fish oil and sunflower oil supplementation on milk conjugated linoleic acid content for grazing dairy cows. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 141: 220-232.
  • Brown, W., A. A. AbuGhazaleh, and S. Ibrahim. 2008. Milk conjugated linoleic acid response to fish oil and linseed oil supplementation to grazing dairy cows. Asian-Aust. J. of Anim. Sci. 21(5): 663-670.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., D. Felton, and S. Ibrahim. 2007. Milk conjugated linoleic acid response to fish oil and sunflower oil supplementation to dairy cows managed under two feeding systems. J. Dairy Sci. 90:4763-4769
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., and B.N.Jacobson. 2007. Production of trans-C18:1 and conjugated linoleic acid production by ruminal microbes in continuous culture fermenters fed diets containing fish oil and sun flower oil with decreasing levels of forage. Animal 1:660-665
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., and N. B. Jacobson. 2007. The effect of pH and polyunsaturated C18 fatty acid source on the production of vaccenic acid and conjugated linoleic acids in ruminal cultures incubated with docosahexaenoic acid. Anim. Feed Sci. Tech. 136: 11-22.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., and L. D. Holmes. 2007. Diet supplementation with fish oil and sunflower oil to increase conjugated linoleic acid levels in milk fat of partial grazing dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:2897-2904.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., and W. R. Buckles. 2007. The effect of solid dilution rate and lipid source on trans-C18:1 and conjugated linoleic acid production by ruminal microbes in continuous culture. J. Dairy Sci. 90: 963-969
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., L. D. Holmes, B. N. Jacobson, and K. F. Kalscheur. 2006. Short Communication: Eicosatrienoic acid and docosatrienoic acid are not the active components in fish oil that promote vaccenic acid accumulation in mixed ruminal cultures. J. Dairy Sci. 89:4336-4339.
  • Whitlock, L. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. A. AbuGhazaleh, A. R. Hippen, and K. F. Kalscheur. 2006. Milk production and composition from cows fed small amounts of fish oil with extruded soybeans. J. Dairy Sci. 89:3972-3980.
  • Jenkins, T. C., A A. AbuGhazaleh, S. Freeman, and E. J. Thies. 2006. The production of 10-hydroxystearic and 10-ketostearic acids is an alternative route of oleic acid transformation by the ruminal microbiota in cattle. J. Nutr 136:926-931.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., M. B. Riley, E. E. Thies, and T. C. Jenkins. 2005. Dilution rate and pH effects on the conversion of oleic acid to trans C18:1 positional isomers in continuous cultures. J. Dairy Sci. 88:4334-4341.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., and T. C. Jenkins. 2004. Disappearance of docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids from cultures of mixed ruminal microorganisms. J. Dairy Sci. 87: 645-651.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., and T. C. Jenkins. 2004. Short Communication: Docosahexaenoic acid promotes vaccenic acid accumulation in mixed ruminal cultures when incubated with linoleic acid. J. Dairy Sci. 87: 1047-1050.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, and K. F. Kalscheur. 2004. Milk conjugated linoleic aicd response from cows fed fish meal and extruded soybeans for an extended period of time. J. Dairy Sci. 87:1758-1765.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, and K. F. Kalscheur. 2003. Conjugated linoleic acid and vaccenic acid in rumen, plasma, and milk of cows fed fish oil and fats differing in saturation of 18 carbon fatty acids. J. Dairy Sci. 86: 3648-3660.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, and K. F. Kalscheur. 2003. Milk conjugated linoleic acid response to fed fish oil supplementation of diets differing in fatty acid profiles. J. Dairy Sci. 86: 944-953.
  • Whitlock, L. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, K. F. Kalscheur, and A. A. AbuGhazaleh. 2003. Milk production and composition from cows fed high oil or conventional corn at two forage concentrations. J. Dairy Sci. 86: 2428-2437.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, and L. A. Whitlock. 2002. Feeding fish meal and extruded soybeans enhances the conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) content of milk. J. Dairy Sci. 85:624-631.
  • AbuGhazaleh, A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, and A. R. Hippen. 2001. Conjugated linoleic acid and other beneficial fatty acids in milk fat from cows fed soybean and/or fish meals. J. Dairy Sci. 84:1845-1850.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, and A. R. Hippen. 2001. Blood Amino Acids and Milk Composition from Cows Fed Soybean Meal, Fish Meal, or Both. J. Dairy Sci. 84:1174-1181.
  • AbuGhazaleh A. A., D. J. Schingoethe, A. R. Hippen, K. F. Kalscheur, and L. A. Whitlock. 2002. Fatty acid profiles of milk and rumen digesta from cows fed fish oil, extruded soybeans or their blend. J. Dairy Sci. 85:2266-2276.