Milo Wiltbank, PhD

Title: Professor
Department: Dairy Science
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BS 1980 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
MS 1982 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
PhD 1987 University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
1st Postdoctoral postion: Colorado State University

Research Focus

Dr. Wiltbank studies the regulation of ovarian function. Basic studies focus on the regulation of hormonal receptors in the corpus luteum and developing ovarian follicle. Applied studies focus on development of methods that allow timed artificial insemination and improve pregnancy rates in dairy cattle.

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 1991
  • Teaching
    • Animal Sciences 875: Endocrine Physiology
    • Animal Sciences 875: Reproductive Patterns
  • Committees
    • Member – Endocrinology & Reproductive Physiology Program Admissions Committee

Research Funding

  • PI NIH 5 R01HD050616-04 06/01/07- 03/31/11 Defining the Mechanisms Involved in Luteolysis


Current Trainees Degree Goal
Megan Mezera MS
Past Trainees Degree Completed
Alvaro Garcia Guerra PhD
Karin Bodensteiner MS
Francisco Diaz MS, PhD
Katie Hackbart MS, PhD
James Haughian MS
Shaw-Jenq Tsai PhD
Yuh-Lin Wu PhD