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Roy Silcox

Associate Professor
Physiology & Developmental Biology

2026 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • PDBIO 305: Human Physiology Section 001, 002
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Experience Section 014

Fall 2018

  • PDBIO 305: Human Physiology Section 001, 004
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Experience Section 014

Winter 2015

  • PDBIO 305: Human Physiology (with lab) Section 002, 003
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Seminar Section 015
  • PDBIO 689R: Practicum LfSci Tchg or Resrch Section 003

Fall 2014

  • PDBIO 305: Human Physiology (with lab) Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Seminar Section 014
  • PDBIO 494R: Undergraduate Research Section 015
  • PDBIO 562: Reproductive Physiology Section 001
  • PDBIO 601: Cell & Molecular Physiology Section 001

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Member, Utah Beef Field Day Organizing Committee, 1993-01-01 - 1993-01-31 - 2019-12-01 - 2019-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Brigham Creek Dairy Reproductive Management Advisory Committee, 2005-07-01 - 2005-07-31 - 2015-06-01 - 2015-06-30
  • Committee/Council Chair, Science Review Committee, Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair, 1999-09-01 - 1999-09-30 - 2013-02-01 - 2013-02-28
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Animal Science, Western Section, Graduate Paper Competition Committee, 2001-01-01 - 2001-12-31 - 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • Committee/Council Chair, Annual Utah Dairy Seminar, 1993-09-01 - 1993-09-30 - 2004-12-01 - 2004-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014

2019

  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014

2018

  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014

2015

  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 015
  • PDBIO 689R: Section 003

2014

  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 015
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 015

2013

  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 016
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 006

2012

  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 012
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • REL A 121 : Section 050
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014
  • PDBIO 689R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001

2011

  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 012
  • PDBIO 689R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • REL A 121 : Section 077
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 013
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001

2010

  • PDBIO 495R: Section 012
  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 002
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 002
  • PDBIO 495R: Section 013
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 012

2009

  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 014
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 013
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 012
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 011
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 004
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 021
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 012
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 013

2008

  • PDBIO 305 : Section 005
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 008
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 012
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003

2007

  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 325 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 011
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 010
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 010
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 003
  • BIOL 494R: Section 038
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 009

2006

  • PDBIO 495R: Section 010
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 010
  • BIOL 494R: Section 010
  • PDBIO 495R: Section 010
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 005
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 010

2005

  • PDBIO 495R: Section 008
  • REL A 121 : Section 040
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • HONRS 203R: Section 4
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 004
  • PDBIO 495R: Section 008
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 5
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 006
  • PDBIO 225 : Section 007
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 010

2004

  • PDBIO 601: Section 1
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PAS 699R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 004
  • PDBIO 562 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 008
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 012
  • PAS 699R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 011
  • PDBIO 601 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 205 : Section 001
  • PAS 699R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 225: Section 1
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 005

Presentations

  • Silcox RW, Brinkerhoff JB, Hatch S, Jacobs LT. Seasonal effect of a reduced dose of prostaglandin F2α (PGF) on estrus response in lactating dairy cows. Annual Meeting-American Dairy Science Association/American Society of Animal Science. July, 2012.
  • Silcox RW. Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology & the Estrous Cycle of Dairy Cattle. Training Seminar. September, 2010.
  • Silcox RW. Artificial Insemination of Dairy Cattle. Training Seminar. June, 2010.
  • Silcox RW. The Honors Thesis Defense or You, too, Can Do the Impossible. Honors 300 Writing the Thesis. January, 2010.
  • Silcox RW. 'To Be or Not To Be" - A Human Dilemma Resolved by Gametes. Honors Seminar. January, 2010.
  • Brinkerhoff J, Silcox RW. Prostaglandin-induced luteolysis: Effects of dosage and route of administration in lactating Holstein cows. Joint Annual National Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, the American Society of Animal Science, and the Canadian Society of Animal Science. July, 2005.
  • Silcox RW, Brinkerhoff J, Milner J, Almeida JD, Genho K. Variability of double ovulation during estrous cycles in lactating Holstein cows. Joint Annual National Meeting of the American Society of Dairy Science, the American Society of Animal Science, and the Canadaian Society of Animal Science. July, 2005.
  • Miller J, Bennion J, Snyder P, Silcox RW. Discovering Honors in the Great Outdoors: Writing and Reading in the American West. 31st Annual Western Regional Honors Council Conference. 2004.
  • Brinkerhoff J, Silcox RW, Donly J, Kubo C. The luteolytic potential of reduced doses of prostaglandin. Annual National Meetings of the American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science. 2004.
  • Silcox RW. Science Projects that firt within the Guideline AND Excite Students. Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair. 2004.
  • Snyder PA, Silcox RW. Teaching Ranch Culture in the Honors Program. National Honors Conference. 2004.
  • Genho K, Silcox RW, Eggett DL. Effects of seasonality on the incidence of double ovulation in lactating Holstein cows. Annual National Meetings of the American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science. 2003.
  • Sherwood S, Silcox RW, Mertens S, Eggett DL, Knowles JK. Small follicle numbers in a selected population of Holstein cows: Association with superovulation response. Annual National Meetings of the American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science. 2003.
  • Silcox RW. Embryo Manipulation-The Outer Limit? Beyond Your Imagination!. BYU Science Day. 2003.
  • Hansen MH, Silcox RW, Genoh KL. The BYU Dairy Case. The proceedings of the 13th Annual World Food and Agribusiness Forum and Symposium. 2003.
  • Silcox RW, Genoh KL, Hansen MH. The BYU Dairy Case. Annual World Food and Agribusiness Forum and Symposium. June, 2003.
  • McNaughtan J, Yelland RJ, Lingard S, Abel A, Silcox RW. The effect of prostaglandin inhibitor on pregnancy rates of heifer embryo transfer recipients. Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society. 2002.
  • Silcox RW. Embryo Manipulation-The Outer Limit? Beyond Your Imagination!. BYU Science Day. 2002.
  • Child K, Knowles JE, Silcox RW, Thwaits RN. Effect of the addition of taurine to an equine semen cooling extender on sperm viability. 17th Symposium of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society. 2001.
  • Child K, Knowles JE, Silcox RW, Thwaits RN. Effect of the addition of taurine to an equine semen freezing extender on sperm motility. 17th Symposium of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society. 2001.
  • Ward L, Knowles JE, Silcox RW, Thwaits RN. The effectiveness of using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers to differentiate between six breeds of horses. 17th Symposium of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society. 2001.
  • Gasser C, Hawkins EW, Silcox RW, Wiltbank CW. Effects of two winter feeding methods on growth, conception, and cost of developing beef replacement heifers. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science/American Dairy Science Association. 2000.
  • Silcox RW. Reproductive Biology & Technology-Overview & Ethical Issues. BYU Honors Students. 2000.
  • Silcox RW. The Supernal Gift of a BYU Education!. Orientation Week. 2000.
  • Silcox RW. The Role of Science in Reproductive Management of Beef Cattle. Ricks College Animal Science Students. 2000.
  • Silcox RW. Embryo Manipulation-The Outer Limit? Beyond Your Imagination!. BYU Science Day. 1999.
  • Silcox RW. Education: A Lifelong Pursuit. FMC Managers Annual Seminar. 1999.
  • Silcox RW. Science-How can I understand it and use it on my operation?. FMC Supervisors Annual Seminar. 1999.
  • Silcox RW. Embryo Manipulation-The Limits are Your Imagination!. Springville Junior High Gifted & Talented Students. 1999.
  • Silcox RW. The Whys and Hows of putting Manage into Reproductive Management. Utah Dairy Seminars. 1999.
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