Carrie Vance

Associate Professor

Reproductive Physiology / Non-invasive Monitoring


  • Santos-Rivera, M., N. Fitzkee, R. Hill, R. Baird, E. Blair, M. Thoreson, A. Woolums, F. Meyer, C. Vance. 2023. Nuclear magnetic resonance-based metabolomics of blood plasma from dairy calves infected with the main causal agents of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD). Nature Scientific Reports 13:2672. Download
  • Burger, I., S. Lampert, C. K. Vance, D. Morin, A. J. Kouba. 2022. Development of an amphibian sperm biobanking model for genetic management and population sustainability. Conservation Physiology 10(1):1-16. Download
  • Chen, D. M., C. K. Vance, A. J. Kouba. 2022. Evaluating the toxicity of several sperm diluents over time and at varying osmolalities in an internally fertilising salamander species. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 35(2):143-144. Download
  • Chen, D. M., M. Moore, E. Willis, A. J. Kouba, C. K. Vance. 2022. The impact of time and environmental factors on the mitochondrial vesicle and subsequent motility of amphibian sperm. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 268:111119. Download
  • Chen, L.-D., M. Caprio, S. S. Lampert, D. Barber, A. J. Kouba, C. K. Vance. 2022. Machine learning-aided ultrasonography for assessing follicular status in an endangered anuran. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 35(2):240-241. Download
  • Dlamini, N. H., M. Santos-Rivera, B. Duncan, T. Nguyen, C. K. Vance, O. Pechanova, T. Pechan, J. M. Feugang. 2022. Profiling boar semen quality through near-infrared spectroscopy and proteomic tools. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 35(2):201-202. Download
  • Graham, K. R., C. K. Vance. 2022. Ultrasound imaging to assess female reproductive status and inform hormone-induced ovulation. CSIRO Publishing, CRC Press. In Aimee Silia; Andrew Kouba, Harold Heathwold (Ed.), Reproductive Technologies and Biobanking as Tools for the Conservation of Amphibians 12:75-95. Clayton South VIC 3169.
  • Julien, A. R., K. R. Counsell, I. J. Burger, A. J. Kouba, D. Barber, C. Cobos, R. D. Jennings, B. L. Christman, C. K. Vance. 2022. Effects of wild, semi-captive, and captive management on male Chiricahua leopard frog sperm quality with implications for conservation breeding programs. Conservation Science and Practice 5(1):1-10. Download
  • Lampert, S. S., I. J. Burger, A. R. Julien, A. B. Gillis, A. J. Kouba, D. Barber, C. K. Vance. 2022. Sperm cryopreservation as a tool for amphibian conservation: Production of F2 generation offspring from cryo-produced F1 progeny. Animals 13(53):1-10. Download
  • Santos-Rivera, M., A. Woolums, M. Thoreson, F. S. Meyer, C. Vance. 2022. Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) infection detected in exhaled breath condensate of dairy calves by near- infrared aquaphotomics. Molecules 27:549-562 Download
  • Sheng, Q., M. Santos-Rivera, X. Ouyang, A. J. Kouba, C. K. Vance. 2022. Near-infrared spectroscopy and mode cloning (NIR-MC) for in-situ analysis of crude protein in bamboo. Remote Sensing 14(6):1302. Download
  • Vance, C. K., A. R. Julien. 2022. Linking in-situ and ex-situ populations of threatened species using amphibian genome banks. CSIRO Publishing, CRC Press. In Aimee Silia; Andrew Kouba, Harold Heathwold (Ed.), Reproductive Technologies and Biobanking as Tools for the Conservation of Amphibians, 12:179-193. Clayton South VIC 3169.
  • Arrugei, L., A. Kouba, J. Germano, L. Barrios, M. Moore, C. Vance. 2021. Fertilization potential of cold-stored Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri) spermatozoa: temporal changes in sperm motility based on temperature and osmolality. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 34(5):461-469. Download
  • Bronson, E, E. Guy, K. Murphy, K. Barrett, A. Kouba, V. Poole, C. Vance. 2021. Influence of oviposition-inducing hormone on spawning and mortality in the endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki). BMC Zoology 6(17)1-14.  Download
  • Burger, I., A. R. Julien, A. Kouba, K. R. Counsell, D. Barber, C. Vance. 2021. Linking in-situ and ex-situ populations of the endangered Puerto Rican crested toad (Peltophryne lemur) through biobanking of hormonally induced sperm. Conservation Science and Practice 3(11):e525. Download
  • Burger, I., L. Chen, D. Barber, V. Poole, D. Smith, A. J. Kouba, C. Vance. 2021. All aboard the polar express: transferability of a cryopreservation protocol between anuran species. Reproduction Fertility and Development 34(2):243. Download
  • Chen, D., L. Chen, A. J. Kouba, C. Vance. 2021. Paths less travelled: novel oral and nasal hormone administration routes for eliciting spermiation in male eastern tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum). Reproduction Fertility and Development 34(2):244. Download
  • Chen, L., M. Santos-Rivera, I. Burger, S. Lampert, D. Chen, D. Barber, A. J. Kouba, C. Vance. 2021. Evaluation of reproductive status using near infrared spectroscopy in an endangered anuran. Reproduction Fertility and Development 34(2):236-237. Download
  • Chen, L., M. Santos-Rivera, I. J. Burger, A. Kouba, D. Barber, C. Vance. 2021. Near-infrared spectroscopy (nirs) as a method for biological sex discrimination in the endangered Houston toad (Anaxyrus houstonensis). Methods and Protocols 5(1):4-16. Download
  • Gillis, A. B., E. L. Guy, A. J. Kouba, P. J. Allen, R. M. Marcec-Greaves, C. Vance. 2021. Short-term storage of tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) spermatozoa: The effect of collection type, temperature and time. PLOS ONE 16(1):e0245047.  Download
  • Kouba, A., C. J. Langhorne, S. Willard, T. Smith, C. Vance. 2021. Spermiation response to exogenous hormone therapy in hibernated and non-hibernated boreal toads (Anaxyrus boreas boreas). Reproduction Fertility and Development. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 34(5):453-460. Download
  • Langhorne, C. J., N. Calatayud, C. K. Vance, S. T. Willard, T. Smith, P. L. Ryan, A. J. Kouba. 2021. Efficacy of hormone stimulation on sperm production in an alpine amphibian (Anaxyrus boreas boreas) and the impact of short-term storage on sperm quality. Zoology 146:125912. Download
  • Santos Rivera, M., A. R. Woolums, M. Thoresen, E. Blair, V. Jefferson, F. S. Meyer, C. Vance. 2021. Profiling Mannheimia haemolytica infection in dairy calves using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and multivariate analysis (MVA). Nature Scientific Reports 11:1392.  Download
  • Vance, C., A. Julien, I. Burger, D. Barber, S. Lampert, A. J. Kouba. 2021. Cryopreserved sperm obtained from live donor males in four amphibian species produces F1 generation sexually mature adults with subsequent F2 generation offspring. Reproduction Fertility and Development 34(2):248. Download
  • Guy, E. L., A. B. Gillis, A. J. Kouba, D. Barber, V. Poole, R. Marcec-Greaves, C. Vance. 2020. Sperm collection and cryopreservation for threatened newt species. Cryobiology 94:80-88.  Download
  • Guy, E., M. W. Martin, A. J. Kouba, J. A. Cole, C. K. Vance. 2020. Evaluation of different temporal periods between hormone-induced ovulation attempts in the female Fowler's toad Anaxyrus fowleri. Conservation Physiology 8(1).  Download
  • Julien, A. R., A. J. Kouba, D. Kabelic, J.-M. Nguekam Feugang, S. T. Willard, C. K. Vance. 2019. Nasal administration of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) elicits sperm production in Fowler's toads (Anaxyrus fowleri). BMC Zoology 4(3).  Download
  • Vance, C. K., H. King, S. Bowers, P. L. Ryan, K. Walters, N. W. Shappell. 2019. Reproductive performance of mares fed dietary zearalenone. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6:423-435.  Download
  • Bronson, E., C. Vance. 2018. Amphibian Reproduction. In R. Eric Miller, Nadine Lamberski, Paul P Calle (Ed.), Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Current Therapy First 9:371-379. Elsevoer, St. Louis, MO.
  • Gocinski, B., L., K. K. Knott, B. M. Roberts, J. L. Brown, C. Vance, A. J. Kouba. 2018. Changes in urinary androgen concentration indicate that male giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) respond to impending female oestrus during and outside the typical spring breeding season. Reproduction, Fertility, and Development 30(2):399-408. Download
  • Gocinski, B., K. Knott, B. Roberts, J. Brown, C. Vance, A. J. Kouba. 2017. Changes in urinary androgen concentration indicate that male giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanolueca) respond to impending female estrus during and outside of typical spring breeding season. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 30(2):399-408. Download
  • Knott, K. A. Christian, J. Falcone, C. Vance, L. Bauer, G. Fahey, A. J. Kouba. 2017. Phenological changes in bamboo carbohydrates explain the preference for culm over leaves by giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) during spring. Plos One 12(6):e0177582. Download
  • Counsell, K. R., C. K. Vance. 2016. Recent advances of near infrared spectroscopy in wildlife and ecology studies. NIR News 27(1):29-32. Download
  • McDonough, C. E., M. W. Martin, C. Vance, J. A. Cole, A. J. Kouba. 2016. Frequency of exogenous hormone therapy impacts spermiation in male Fowler. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 28(7):995-1003. Download
  • Vance, C., D. R. Tolleson, K. Kinoshita, J. Rodriguez, W. J. Foley. 2016. Near infrared spectroscopy in wildlife and biodiversity. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy 24(1):1-25. Download
  • Christian, A. L., K. K. Knot, C. K. Vance, J. F. Falcone, L. L. Bauer, G. C. Fahey, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba. 2015. Nutrient and mineral composition during shoot growth in seven species of Phyllostachys and Pseudosasa bamboo consumed by giant panda. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 99(6):1172-1183. Download