Faculty & Staff

Scott T. Willard

Associate Dean, CALS
Discipline: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Specialty: Reproductive Physiology
Email: swillard@cals.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-0233
Office Location: 201F Bost Extension Center

Mailing Address
Box 9760
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
201F Bost Extension Center
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Courses Taught

  • BCH 1001 Intro to Biochemistry

Research Interests

  • Reproductive physiology
  • Environmental physiology
  • Homeostatic regulation and physiological stress
  • Biophotonics and thermal imaging

Recent Publications

  • Graham, K., M., A. J. Kouba, C. J. Langhorne, R. M. Marcec, S. T. Willard. 2016. Biological sex identification in the endangered dusky gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa): A comparison of body size measurements, secondary sex characteristics, ultrasound imaging, and urinary hormone analysis methods. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 14(1):41. Download
  • Ruth, M., A. J. Kouba, L. Zhang, H.-X. Zhang, Q. Wang, H. Zhao, W. Jiang, S. T. Willard. 2016. Surgical implantation of coelomic radiotransmitters and postoperative survival and tracking of Chinese Giant Salamanders (Andrias davidianus) following reintroduction. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 47(1):187-195. Download
  • Vasquez, E. S., P. L. Ryan, S. T. Willard, J. M. Feugang, K. B. Walters. 2016. Bioluminescent magnetic nanoparticles as potential imaging agents for mammalian spermatozoa. Journal of Nanobiotechnology 14:20. Download
  • Williams, C. L., K. A. Dill-McFarland, M. W. Vandewege, D. L. Sparks, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba, G. Suen, A. E. Brown. 2016. Dietary shifts may trigger dysbiosis and mucous stools in giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Frontiers in Microbiology 7:661. Download
  • Zhang, L., W. Jiang, Q. J. Wang, H. Zhao, H. X. Zhang, R. M. Marcec, S. T. Willard, A. J. Kouba. 2016. Reintroduction and Post-Release Survival of a Living Fossil: The Chinese Giant Salamander. PloS One 11(6):e0156715. Download