New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Professor, Reproduction and Swine Health,, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Professor of Swine Health and Reproduction, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Associate Dean, Sustainable Agriculture and Veterinary Practices, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Marion Dilley and David George Jones Endowed Chair in Animal Reproduction, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

USDA Accredited Veterinarian (Iowa, Pennsylvania)

Diplomate, American College of Theriogenologists

State of Illinois Meat Inspector

SPF & Cleanstart Swine Accredited Veterinarian

Research Areas: Andrology, Comparative Theriogenology, Regenerative medicine, Swine production, Theriogenology, Ultrasonography

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Comparative Theriogenology
Swine Production Medicine
Use of B-mode Ultrasonography in Swine Reproduction

Research Interests
-Thermotemporal dynamics of contaminant bacteria in semen extender diluents
-In vitro pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials in select cell culture media
-Molecular events in the functional spermatozoan
-Application of assisted reproductive technologies in veterinary medicine
-Development of new methodologies in the analysis of semen

Bussalleu E, Althouse GC. A PCR detection method for discerning Serratia marcescens in extended boar semen. J. Microbiological Methods 151: 106-110, 2018.

Bussalleu E, Althouse GC. Identification of Trueperella abortisuis contamination in extended boar semen. J Swine Health Prod 25: 299-302, 2017.

Taberner E, Navratil N, Jasmin B, Salerno M, Grambo B, Althouse G C Pubertal age based on testicular and epididymal histology in Göttingen minipigs. Theriogenology 86: 2091-2095, 2016.

Baumber-Skaife J, Loomis PR, Taberner E, Althouse GC, Squires EL Comparison of the Determination of Cell Viability by the Nuclecounter SP-100 and Flow Cytometry in Frozen-Thawed Equine Semen Int’l Symp Equine Reprod, Champaign, Illinois : , 2016.

Woodward EM, Skaife J, Turner RM, Stefanovski D, Loomis PR, Althouse GC. An investigation of the role of microRNAs in stallion fertility. Int’l Symp Equine Reprod, Champaign, Illinois : , 2016.

Brito Leonardo F C, Althouse Gary C, Aurich Christine, Chenoweth Peter J, Eilts Bruce E, Love Charles C, Luvoni Gaia C, Mitchell Jere R, Peter Augustine T, Pugh David G, Waberski Dagmar Andrology laboratory review: Evaluation of sperm concentration. Theriogenology 85: 1507-27, 2016.

Kuster C E, Althouse G C The impact of bacteriospermia on boar sperm storage and reproductive performance. Theriogenology 85: 21-6, 2016.

Althouse GC Identifying Current Disease Challenges to Boar Health International Conference Boar Semen Pres Champaign, Illinois : , 2015.

Casas Isabel, Miller-Lux Yvonne, Osborne Betty, Bonet Sergi, Althouse Gary C Testing an egg yolk supplemented diet on boars to aid in sperm adaptation at 5°C. Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine 61: 253-62, 2015.

Taberner E, Althouse GC. Comparison of three different flow cytometry protocols to assess extended boar sperm viability. International Pig Vet Soc Congress, Cancun, Mexico : , 2014.

B.S. Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas, 1984

M.S. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1988

Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1992

D.V.M. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1994