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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Derek M Bickhart
Animal Improvement Programs
Research Geneticist (Animals)

Phone: (301) 504-8592
Fax: (301) 504-8092
Room 318

BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
IMPROVING GENETIC PREDICTIONS IN DAIRY ANIMALS USING PHENOTYPIC AND GENOMIC INFORMATION
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423282
National Dairy Genetic Evaluation Program
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424155

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Open source tools to exploit DNA sequence data from livestock species - (Proceedings)
Bickhart, D.M., Hutchison, J.L., Xu, L., Song, J., Liu, G. 2013. Open source tools to exploit DNA sequence data from livestock species. BARC Poster Day. p. 9, abstract 4.
Analysis of population structure and genetic history of cattle breeds based on high-density SNP data - (Abstract Only)
Xu, L., Huson, H.J., Hou, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Song, J., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Liu, G. 2013. Analysis of population structure and genetic history of cattle breeds based on high-density SNP data. BARC Poster Day. p.55 Abstract 48.
Tools to exploit sequence data to find new markers and disease loci in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Harris, L., Liu, G. 2013. Tools to exploit sequence data to find new markers and disease loci in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(E-Suppl. 1):624 (abstr. 557).
Optimal age at first calving for U.S. dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Cole, J.B., Hutchison, J.L., Bickhart, D.M., Null, D.J. 2013. Optimal age at first calving for U.S. dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(E-Suppl. 1):289–290 (abstr. W188).
Fine mapping for Weaver Syndrome in the Brown Swiss breed with the identification of possible casual mutations across NRCAM, PNPLA8, and CTTNBP2 and Developement of a diagnostic SNP haplotype - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcclure, M.C., Kim, E., Bickhart, D.M., Null, D.J., Cooper, T.A., Cole, J.B., Wiggans, G.R., Marsan, P.A., Colli, L., Santus, E., Liu, G., Schroeder, S.G., Matukumalli, L., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S. 2013. Fine mapping for Weaver Syndrome in the Brown Swiss breed with the identification of possible casual mutations across NRCAM, PNPLA8, and CTTNBP2 and Developement of a diagnostic SNP haplotype. PLoS One. 8(3):e59251.
Mapping cattle copy number variations in water buffalo - (Abstract Only)
Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M. 2013. Mapping cattle copy number variations in water buffalo. Meeting Abstract. W115.
Combined arms: a full spectrum approach to structural variant discovery in livestock populations - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Liu, G. 2013. Combined arms: a full spectrum approach to structural variant discovery in livestock populations. Meeting Abstract. W145.
Identification of a nonsense mutation in CWC15 associated with decreased reproductive efficiency in Jersey cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sonstegard, T.S., Cole, J.B., Van Raden, P.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Null, D.J., Schroeder, S.G., Bickhart, D.M., Mcclure, M.C. 2013. Identification of a nonsense mutation in CWC15 associated with decreased reproductive efficiency in Jersey cattle. PLoS One. 8(1):e54872.
Identification of candidate transcription factor binding sites in the cattle genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bickhart, D.M., Liu, G. 2013. Identification of candidate transcription factor binding sites in the cattle genome. Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics. 11(3):195-198.
Analysis of copy number variations in Holstein cows identify potential mechanisms contributing to differences in residual feed intake Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Chung, H., Hutchison, J.L., Norman, H.D., Connor, E.E., Liu, G. 2012. Analysis of copy number variations in Holstein cows identify potential mechanisms contributing to differences in residual feed intake. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 12(4):717-723.
Fine mapping of copy number variations on two cattle genome assemblies using high density SNP array - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Hvinden, M.L., Li, C., Song, J., Boichard, D.A., Fritz, S., Eggen, A., Denise, S., Wiggans, G.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Liu, G. 2012. Fine mapping of copy number variations on two cattle genome assemblies using high density SNP array. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:376.
The trappin gene famliy: structue, function and evolution - (Review Article)
Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M. 2013. The trappin gene famliy: structue, function and evolution. Cattle: Domestication, Disease and Environment. 1st edition. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 25-38 p.
Copy Number Variation in the Cattle Genome - (Review Article)
Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M. 2012. Copy Number Variation in the Cattle Genome. Functional and Integrative Genomics. DOI: 10.1007/S10142-012-0289-9.
Butyrate induced IGF2 activation correlated with distinct chromatin landscapes due to histone modification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shin, J., Li, R.W., Goa, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Liu, G., Li, W., Wu, S., Li, C. 2013. Butyrate induced IGF2 activation correlated with distinct chromatin landscapes due to histone modification. PLoS Genetics. DOI:10.4137/GRSB.S11243.
Copy number variation detection in cattle reveals potential breed specific differences - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M., Matukumalli, L.K., Song, J., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J., Garcia, J., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Eichler, E.E., Liu, G. 2012. Copy number variation detection in cattle reveals potential breed specific differences. BARC Poster Day. p. 13
Copy number variation of individual cattle genomes using next-generation sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M., Matukumalli, L.K., Song, J., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J., Garcia, J., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Eichler, E.E., Liu, G. 2012. Copy number variation of individual cattle genomes using next-generation sequencing. Genome Research. 22(4):778-90.
Copy number variation of individual cattle genomes using next-generation sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M., Matukumalli, L.K., Song, J., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J.F., Garcia, J., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Eichler, E.E., Liu, G. 2012. Copy number variation of individual cattle genomes using next-generation sequencing. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. p. 549.
Copy number variations related to reproduction traits in Holstein cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hou, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Fang, X., Song, J., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Seroussi, E., Liu, G. 2011. Copy number variations related to reproduction traits in Holstein cattle. Meeting Abstract. No. 7.
Genomic regions showing copy number variations associate with resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes in Angus cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hou, Y., Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Li, C., Song, J., Gasbarre, L.C., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S. 2011. Genomic regions showing copy number variations associate with resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes in Angus cattle [abstract]. Paper No. 6.
Individualized cattle copy number and segmental duplication maps using next generation sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M., Matukumalli, L., Song, J., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J.F., Garcia, J., Eichler, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Liu, G. 2011. Individualized cattle copy number and segmental duplication maps using next generation sequencing. Meeting Abstract. No. 8.
Genomic regions showing copy number variations associate with resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes in Angus Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, Y., Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M., Matukumalli, L.K., Li, C., Song, J., Gasbarre, L.C., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S. 2011. Genomic regions showing copy number variations associate with resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes in Angus Cattle. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 12(1):81-92.
A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M.F., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J.F., Eichler, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Liu, G. 2011. A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference. No. 48.
A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Liu, G., Schroeder, S.G., Can, A., Maria, C., Matukumalli, L., Song, J., Schnabel, R., Ventura, M., Taylor, J., Eichler, E., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Illumina Bovine Hd, C. 2011. A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing. BARC Poster Day [abstract]. No. 5.
Genomic and functional characteristics of copy number variations in Angus cattle selected for resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Hou, Y., Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M., Matukumalli, L., Song, J., Gasbarre, L., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S. 2011. Genomic and functional characteristics of copy number variations in Angus cattle selected for resistance or susceptibility to gastrointestinal nematodes [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. No. 17.
Genomic characteristics of cattle copy number variations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, Y., Liu, G., Bickhart, D.M., Cardone, M.F., Wang, K., Kim, E., Matukumalli, L., Ventura, M., Song, J., Van Raden, P.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P. 2011. Genomic characteristics of cattle copy number variations. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:127.
A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Bickhart, D.M., Hou, Y., Schroeder, S.G., Alkan, C., Cardone, M.F., Matukumalli, L.K., Schnabel, R.D., Ventura, M., Taylor, J.F., Eichler, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Liu, G. 2011. A high-resolution cattle CNV map by population-scale genome sequencing. CONFERENCE ON THE BIOLOGY OF GENOMES [abstract]. p. 32.
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