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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic and Biological Determinants of Respiratory Diseases of Ruminants

Location: Genetics, Breeding, & Animal Health

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Complete closed genome sequences of four Mannheimia varigena isolates from cattle with shipping fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, G.P., Murray, R.W., Lubbers, B., Griffin, D., Koren, S., Phillippy, A.M., Harhay, D.M., Bono, J.L., Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Smith, T.P. 2014. Complete closed genome sequences of four Mannheimia varigena isolates from cattle with shipping fever. Genome Announcements. 2(1):e00088-14.
Complete closed genome sequences of three Bibersteinia trehalosi nasopharyngeal isolates from cattle with shipping fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, G.P., McVey, D.S., Koren, S., Phillippy, A.M., Bono, J.L., Harhay, D.M., Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Korlach, J., Smith, T.P. 2014. Complete closed genome sequences of three Bibersteinia trehalosi nasopharyngeal isolates from cattle with shipping fever. Genome Announcements. 2(1):e00084-14.
Reducing assembly complexity of microbial genomes with single-molecule sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koren, S., Harhay, G.P., Smith, T.P.L., Bono, J.L., Harhay, D.M., McVey, D.S., Radune, D., Bergman, N.H., Phillippy, A.M. 2013. Reducing assembly complexity of microbial genomes with single-molecule sequencing. Genome Biology. 14:R101. doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-9-r101.
Small ruminant lentivirus genetic subgroups associate with sheep TMEM154 genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sider, L.H., Heaton, M.P., Chitko-Mckown, C.G., Harhay, G.P., Smith, T.P.L., Leymaster, K.A., Laegreid, W.W., and Clawson, M.L. 2013. Small ruminant lentivirus genetic subgroups associate with sheep TMEM154 genotypes. Veterinary Research. 44:64. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9716-44-64.
The methylome and virulence of bovine respiratory disease bacterial pathogens - (Other)
Harhay, G.P. 2013. The methylome and virulence of bovine respiratory disease bacterial pathogens. American Society for Microbiology. Presentation in WS-24, Studying Whole-Genome Microbial Epigenetics.
Complete closed genome sequences of Mannheimia haemolytica serotypes A1 and A6 isolated from cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, G.P., Koren, S., Phillippy, A.M., McVey, D.S., Kuszak, J., Clawson, M.L., Harhay, D.M., Heaton, M.P., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Smith, T.P.L. 2013. Complete closed genome sequences of Mannheimia haemolytica serotypes A1 and A6 isolated from cattle. Genome Announcements. 1(3):e00188-13. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00188-13.
Characterization of ovine Nectin-4, a novel peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Birch, J., Juleff, N., Heaton, M.P., Kalbfleisch, T., Kijas, J., Bailey, D. 2013. Characterization of ovine Nectin-4, a novel peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) receptor. Journal of Virology. 87(8):4756-4761.
Rhodotorula minuta fungemia in a ewe lamb - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chitko-McKown, C.G., Leymaster, K.A., Heaton, M.P., Griffin, D.D., Veatch, J.K., Jones, S., Clawson, M.L. 2013. Rhodotorula minuta fungemia in a ewe lamb. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. doi:10.1111/tbed.12062. [Epub ahead of print].
Genetic testing for TMEM154 mutations associated with lentivirus susceptibility in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heaton, M.P., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Petrik, D.T., Simpson, B., Kijas, J.W., Clawson, M.L., Chitko MckKown, C.G., Harhay, G.P., Leymaster, K.A. 2013. Genetic testing for TMEM154 mutations associated with lentivirus susceptibility in sheep. PLoS One. 8(2):e55490. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055490.
Application of SMRT genome sequencing to reveal the methylomes of bacteria associated with respiratory disease outbreaks in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Harhay, G.P., McVey, D.S., Korlach, J., Roberts, R., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Harhay, D.M., Smith, T.P.L., Anton, B.P. 2013. Application of SMRT genome sequencing to reveal the methylomes of bacteria associated with respiratory disease outbreaks in beef cattle [Abstract]. Advances in Genome Biology and Technology Conference, February 20-23, 2013, Marco Island, FL. Page 99.
Genetic testing for TMEM154 mutations associated with lentivirus susceptibility in sheep - (Abstract Only)
Heaton, M.P., Kalbfleisch, T., Petrik, D.T., Simpson, B., Kijas, J., Clawson, M.L., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Leymaster, K.A., Harhay, G.P. 2013. Genetic testing for TMEM154 mutations associated with lentivirus susceptibility in sheep [abstract]. International Plant & Animal Genome XXI Conference. No. P0625.
The kinetics of white blood cell counts during vaccination against bovine respiratory disease pathogens and their correlations with lung lesions, diagnosis and average daily gain - (Abstract Only)
(26-Sep-12)
Porcine macrophage Cdelta2+ and Cdelta2- cell lines support influenza virus infection and replication and Cdelta2+ cells mount innate immune responses to influenza virus infection - (Abstract Only)
Joseph, J., Zhu, L., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Li, F., Kaushik, R. 2012. Porcine macrophage Cdelta2+ and Cdelta2- cell lines support influenza virus infection and replication and Cdelta2+ cells mount innate immune responses to influenza virus infection [abstract]. In: Proceedings Research Workers in Animal Diseases Conference, December 2-4, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Poster 70P.
Consistent divergence times and allele sharing measured from cross-species application of SNP chips developed for three domestic species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, J.M., Kijas, J.W., Heaton, M.P., McEwan, J.C., Coltman, D.W. 2012. Consistent divergence times and allele sharing measured from cross-species application of SNP chips developed for three domestic species. Molecular Ecology Resources. 12(6):1145-1150. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12017.
Identification and evolution of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 genetic subtypes - (Abstract Only)
Clawson, M.L. 2012. Identification and evolution of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 genetic subtypes. International Dairy Federation, World Dairy Summit. C0402, http://wds2012.com/ScientificProgramme/Abstracts/WDS2012_0216.pdf.
Phylogenetic clades of ovine progressive pneumonia virus (OPPV) associate with sheep TMEM154 genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Sider, L.H., Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Harhay, G.P., Smith, T.P.L., Leymaster, K.A. 2012. Phylogenetic clades of ovine progressive pneumonia virus (OPPV) associate with sheep TMEM154 genotypes. The 58th Genomic Congress, September 11-14, 2012. Foz de Iguacu, Brazil. Poster No. GM001.
Reduced OPP susceptibility in naturally exposed lambs with homozygous TMEM154 K35 genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Chitko Mckown, C.G., Leymaster, K.A., Heaton, M.P., Clawson, M.L., Harhay, G.P. 2012. Reduced OPP susceptibility in naturally exposed lambs with homozygous TMEM154 K35 genotypes [abstract]. Immunology 2012. The 99th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Immunology, May 4-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts. Page 275. Abstract No. 170.3. Poster No. P1246.
Development of a SNP panel for parentage assignment in sheep - (Abstract Only)
Kijas, J.W., Mcewan, J., Clarke, S.M., Maddox, J.F., Mcculloch, R., Driver, F., Ilic, K., Heaton, M.P. 2012. Development of a SNP panel for parentage assignment in sheep [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XX Conference, January 14-18, 2012, San Diego, California. Poster #P0577.
Application of combined SMRT and long-read pyrosequencing to produce reference genome sequences of bacteria associated with respiratory disease outbreaks in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Harhay, G.P., Mcvey, D.S., Kitzmiller, A., Clamp, M., Osborne, B., Dwan, C., Zhang, J., Sisneros, N., Wang, S., Peluso, P., Bono, J.L., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Harhay, D.M., Smith, T.P.L. [abstract]. 2012. Application of combined SMRT and long-read pyrosequencing to produce reference genome sequences of bacteria associated with respiratory disease outbreaks in beef cattle. Advances in Genome Biology and Technology, February 15-18, 2012, Marco Island, Florida. Poster No. 129.
Enabling next-gen sequencing and analysis at the USDA-ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center with MiniLIMS - (Abstract Only)
(07-Dec-11)
Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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