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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Warren M. Snelling

Research Geneticist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic markers that influence feed efficiency phenotypes also affect cattle temperament as measured by flight speed - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Sep-14)
Multi-tissue omics analyses reveal molecular regulatory networks for puberty in composite beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Jun-14)
Rna-Seq Detection of Differential Gene Expression in the Rumen of Beef Steers Associated with Feed Efficiency Phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Kern, R.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Kern, J.W., Miles, J.R., Ludden, P.A. 2014. RNA-Seq detection of differential gene expression in the rumen of beef steers associated with feed efficiency phenotypes [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(E-Supplement 2):918.
De novo assembly and identification of unique contigs in the bovine oviduct from animals with high and low circulating estradiol concentrations during timed artificial insemination - (Abstract Only) - (29-Mar-14)
Effects of functional polymorphisms on beef carcass merit - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-14)
Genomewide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P.L., Pollak, E.J., Cole, J.B., Keele, J.W. 2014. Genomewide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 92(5):1945-1957.
Surface enlargement factor of rumen papillae and expression of genes involved in dermatological diseases and their relationships with feed intake in beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Kern, R.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Miles, J.R., Ludden, P.A. 2014. Surface enlargement factor of rumen papillae and expression of genes involved in dermatological diseases and their relationships with feed intake in beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):32.
An evaluation of the differences in the rumen transcriptome among beef steers with extreme feed efficiency phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kern, R.J., Kuehn, L.A., Miles, J.R., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Ludden, P.A. 2014. An evaluation of the differences in the rumen transcriptome among beef steers with extreme feed efficiency phenotypes. Plant & Animal Genome XXII Conference, January 11-15, 2014, San Diego, CA. Abstract No. W155.
Beef cattle body temperature during climatic stress: a genome-wide association study - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Nov-13)
Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kachman, S.D., Spangler, M.L., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Saatchi, M., Garrick, D.J., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution. 45:30. 9 p. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-45-30.
Incorporation of genetic technologies associated with applied reproductive technologies to enhance world food production - (Book / Chapter)
Cushman, R.A., McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Nonneman, D. 2014. Incorporation of genetic technologies associated with applied reproductive technologies to enhance world food production. In: Lamb, G.C., DiLorenzo, N., editors. Current and Future Reproduction Technologies and World Food Production. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. New York, NY: Springer. p. 77-96. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-8887-3.
Genome-wide association of meat quality traits and tenderness in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D.J., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Wiedmann, R.T., Snelling, W.M., Rohrer, G.A. 2013. Genome-wide association of meat quality traits and tenderness in swine. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9):4043-4050.
Genome-wide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle - (Abstract Only)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Smith, T.P.L., Keele, J.W. 2013. Genome-wide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle [Abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):392. (Abstract #319).
Genome wide association of white blood cell types during vaccination - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-13)
Prioritizing sequence polymorphisms for potential association with phenotype - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-13)
Using 50K single nucleotide polymorphisms to elucidate genomic architecture of Line 1 Hereford cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Nov-12)
Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping - (Abstract Only)
Curry, J.D., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Dier, P., Shin, M., Nguyen, J., Bulsara, N., Thallman, R.M., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H. 2013. Low-cost genotyping by next generation sequencing: Next generation genotyping [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Poster Abstract No. P0525.
Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Curry, J.D., Smith, T.P., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Bennett, G.L., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Workshop Abstract No. W146.
Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Keele, J.W., Maltecca, C., Thomas, M.G., Fortes, M.R., Reverter, A. 2013. Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2):537-552.
The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, K.L., Drake, D.J., Taylor, J.F., Garrick, D.J., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Schnabel, R.D., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Van Eenennaam, A.L. 2012. The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations. Journal of Animal Science. 90(12):4191-4202.
Accuracy of genomic breeding values in multibreed beef cattle populations derived from deregressed breeding values and phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, K.L., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L., Smith, T.P., McDaneld, T.G., Allan, M.F., Van Eenennaam, A.L., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Accuracy of genomic breeding values in multibreed beef cattle populations derived from deregressed breeding values and phenotypes. Journal of Animal Science. 90(12):4177-4190.
Effects of reduced panels, reference sizes, reference origins, and genetic relationship on imputation of genotypes in Hereford cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jun-12)
Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part II: Bayesian analysis of marker data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, J.F., Rempel, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Wiedmann, R.T., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part II: Bayesian analysis of marker data. Journal of Animal Science. 90(10):3360-3367.
Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection - (Abstract Only)
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Keele, J.W., Maltecca, C., Thomas, M.G., Fortes, M.R., Reverter, A. 2012. Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 90(Supplement 3):162. (Abstract No. 57).
Gene network analyses of first service conception in Brangus heifers: Use of genome and trait associations, hypothalamic-transcriptome information, and transcription factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortes, M., Snelling, W.M., Reverter, A., Nagaraj, S.H., Lehnert, S.A., Hawken, R.J., Deatley, K.L., Peters, S.O., Silver, G.A., Rincon, G., Medrano, J.F., Islas-Trejo, A., Thomas, M.G. 2012. Gene network analyses of first service conception in Brangus heifers: Use of genome and trait associations, hypothalamic-transcriptome information, and transcription factors. Journal of Animal Science. 90(9):2894-2906.
Genomics and the global beef cattle industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pollak, E.J., Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Genomics and the global beef cattle industry. Animal Production Science. 52:92-99.
Association, effects and validation of polymorphisms within the NCAPG - LCORL locus located on BTA6 with feed intake, gain, meat and carcass traits in beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Sexten, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. Association, effects and validation of polymorphisms within the NCAPG - LCORL locus located on BTA6 with feed intake, gain, meat and carcass traits in beef cattle. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 12:103.
How single nucleotide polymorphism chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement beef females Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Fortes, M., Reverter, A., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Thallman, R.M., Thomas, M.G. 2012. How single nucleotide polymorphism chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement beef females. Journal of Animal Science. 90:1152-1165.
Y are you not pregnant: identification of Y chromosome segments in female cattle with decreased reproductive efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Matukumalli, L.K., Smith, T.P., Pollak, E.J., Keele, J.W. 2012. Y are you not pregnant: identification of Y chromosome segments in female cattle with decreased reproductive efficiency. Journal of Animal Science. 90(7):2142-2151.
Genetic markers on BTA14 predictive for residual feed intake in beef steers and their effects on carcass and meat quality traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Freetly, H.C. 2012. Genetic markers on BTA14 predictive for residual feed intake in beef steers and their effects on carcass and meat quality traits. Animal Genetics. 43:599-603.
Genetic markers in bovine chromosome 14 are significant for residual feed intake in steers - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. Genetic markers in bovine chromosome 14 are significant for residual feed intake in steers. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl. 1):422-423.
Genetic and phenotypic parameter estimates for feed intake and other traits in growing beef cattle, and opportunities for selection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rolfe, K.M., Snelling, W.M., Nielsen, M.K., Freetly, H.C., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G. 2011. Genetic and phenotypic parameter estimates for feed intake and other traits in growing beef cattle, and opportunities for selection. Journal of Animal Science. 89:3452-3459.
A region on BTA14 that includes the positional candidate genes LYPLA1, XKR4 and TMEM68 is associated with feed intake and growth phenotypes in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M. 2012. A region on BTA14 that includes the positional candidate genes LYPLA1, XKR4 and TMEM68 is associated with feed intake and growth phenotypes in cattle. Animal Genetics. 43(2):216-219.
Using ultrasonography to determine reproductive tract development in beef heifers - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. Using ultrasonography to determine reproductive tract development in beef heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 1):418-419 (Abstract #327).
Evaluation of polymorphisms within the genes GSHR and SLC2A2 that are within a region on bovine chromosome 1 (BTA1) previously associated with feed intake and weight gain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Freetly, H.C. 2012. Evaluation of polymorphisms within the genes GSHR and SLC2A2 that are within a region on bovine chromosome 1 (BTA1) previously associated with feed intake and weight gain. Animal Genetics. 43(1):112.
Overview of genomic selection in small populations of beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A. 2011. Overview of genomic selection in small populations of beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):665. Abstract # 598.
Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project - (Abstract Only)
Spangler, M.L., Pollak, E.J., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M. 2011. Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):484. Abstract # 509.
Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Kachman, S.D., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Pollak, E.J., Snelling, W.M., Spangler, M.L., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):164. (Abstract # 34).
How SNP chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement females - (Abstract Only)
Snelling, W.M., Cushman, R.A., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Mcdaneld, T.G., Thallman, R.M., Thomas, M.G. 2011. How SNP chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement females [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):494. Abstract # 534.
Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Freetly, H.C., Nielsen, M.K., Rolfe, K.M. 2011. Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1731-1741.
Predicting breed composition using breed frequencies of 50,000 markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 bull project - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L., Mcdaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Predicting breed composition using breed frequencies of 50,000 markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 bull project. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1742-1750.
The effects of genetic markers on BTA6 significant for steer feed intake and gain traits on carcass and meat traits - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Sexten, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. The effects of genetic markers on BTA6 significant for steer feed intake and gain traits on carcass and meat traits. Plant & Animal Genome XIX Conference. Poster No. P531. p. 230
Genomic selection in beef cattle: Training and validation in multibreed populations - (Abstract Only)
Weber, K., Bennett, G.L., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Van Eenennaam, A., Kuehn, L.A. 2011. Genomic selection in beef cattle: Training and validation in multibreed populations [Abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. Poster No. P514.
Genomics of bovine respiratory disease complex at USMARC - (Abstract Only)
Kuehn, L.A., Casas, E., Bennett, G.L., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Keele, J.W., McDaneld, T.G., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Genomics of bovine respiratory disease complex at USMARC [Invited abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl. 2):61-62. Abstract #43.
Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions - (Popular Publication)
Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, M., Bennett, G., Snelling, W., Kuehn, L., Pollak, J. 2011. Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions. Nebraska Beef Cattle Reports. MP94:11-12.
Genomics of Disease in Beef Cattle - (Proceedings)
Casas, E., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Wells, J. 2010. Genomics of Disease in Beef Cattle. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0125.
Meta-Analysis of High-Density SNP Associations for Beef Cattle Production Traits from Three Countries - (Other) - (12-May-10)
Polymorphisms in POMC are not associated with dry matter intake and average daily gain phenotypes in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P.L., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Freetly, H.C. 2010. Polymorphisms in POMC are not associated with dry matter intake and average daily gain phenotypes in beef cattle. Animal Genetics. 41(6):669-670.
Genetic and phenotypic parameter estimates for feed intake and other traits in growing beef cattle - (Proceedings)
Snelling, W.M., Rolfe, K.M., Nielsen, M.K., Freetly, H.C., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G. 2010. Genetic and phenotypic parameter estimates for feed intake and other traits in growing beef cattle. Proceedings, 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication 0285.
Predicting Breed Composition Using Breed Frequencies of 50,000 Markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 Bull Project - (Proceedings)
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L., McDaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M. 2010. Predicting Breed Composition Using Breed Frequencies of 50,000 Markers from the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center 2,000 Bull Project. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0283.
Using growth traits and adipose function to identify indicators of heifer fertility - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Mcdaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Rempel, L.A., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2010. Using growth traits and adipose function to identify indicators of heifer fertility [abstract]. Proceedings of 8th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium. p. 130 (Abstract # M43).
A Region on BTA6 Is Associated with Feed Intake and Gain in Beef Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Sexten, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2010. A Region on BTA6 Is Associated with Feed Intake and Gain in Beef Cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88 (E-Supplement 2):185.
Porcine NAMPT gene: search for polymorphism, mapping and association studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cepica, S., Bartenschlager, H., Ovilo, C., Zrustova, J., Masopust, M., Fernandez, A., Lopez, A., Knoll, A., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Geldermann, H. 2010. Porcine NAMPT gene: search for polymorphism, mapping and association studies. Animal Genetics. 41:646-651.
Genome-Wide Association Study of Growth in Crossbred Beef Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Mcdaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L. 2010. Genome-Wide Association Study of Growth in Crossbred Beef Cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 88(3):837-848.
Evaluation of Two Positional Candidate Genes on BTA14 for Association with Dry Matter Intake in Beef Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M. 2010. Evaluation of Two Positional Candidate Genes on BTA14 for Association with Dry Matter Intake in Beef Cattle [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XVIII Conference. Poster No. P553. p. 216.
Whole Genome Selection Project Involving 2,000 Industry AI Sires Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Allan, M.F., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Whole Genome Selection Project Involving 2,000 Industry AI Sires [abstract]. Beef Improvement Federation Program, Sacramento, California. April 30-May 3, 2009. Abstract C4.1, p. 26.
Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness - (Abstract Only)
Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness [abstract]. Bovine Genome Consortium, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. May 9-11, 2009. Session 5 Poster Session, p. 30.
Predictive Heterosis in Multibreed Evaluations Using Quantitative and Molecular Approaches - (Proceedings)
Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M. 2009. Predictive Heterosis in Multibreed Evaluations Using Quantitative and Molecular Approaches. Proc., Beef Improvement Federation 9th Genetic Prediction Workshop, Kansas City, MO. December 8-10, 2008. pp. 61-65.
The Genome Sequence of Taurine Cattle: A Window to Ruminant Biology and Evolution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elsik, C.G., Gibbs, R., Skow, L., Tellam, R., Weinstock, G., Worley, K., Kappes, S.M., Green, R.D., Alexander, L.J., Bennett, G.L., Carroll, J.A., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Hamernik, D.L., Harhay, G.P., Keele, J.W., Liu, G., Macneil, M.D., Matukumalli, L.K., Rijnkels, M., Roberts, A.J., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Stone, R.T., Waterman, R.C., White, S.N. 2009. The Genome Sequence of Taurine Cattle: A Window to Ruminant Biology and Evolution. Science. 324:522-528.
Genomic Heritability of Beef Cattle Growth - (Abstract Only)
Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Genomic Heritability of Beef Cattle Growth [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 87(E-Suppl. 2):396. Abstract # W37.
Evaluation of Antral Follicle Count and Ovarian Morphology in Crossbred Beef Cows: Investigation of Influence of Stage of the Estrous Cycle, Age, and Birth Weight Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cushman, R.A., Allan, M.F., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Cupp, A.S., Freetly, H.C. 2009. Evaluation of Antral Follicle Count and Ovarian Morphology in Crossbred Beef Cows: Investigation of Influence of Stage of the Estrous Cycle, Age, and Birth Weight. Journal of Animal Science. 87(6):1971-1980.
High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Ferrell, C.L., Freetly, H.C., Jenkins, T.G., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 87(E-Suppl. 2):532. Abstract #626.
A Multiway Analysis for Identifying High Integrity Bovine BACs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ratnakumar, A., Barris, W., McWilliam, S., Brauning, R., McEwan, J.C., Snelling, W.M., Dalrymple, B.P. 2009. A Multiway Analysis for Identifying High Integrity Bovine BACs. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 10:46 (13 pp).
Confirmation of quantitative trait loci using a low-density single nucleotide polymorphism map for twinning and ovulation rate on bovine chromosome 5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, M.F., Kuehn, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Snelling, W.M., Echternkamp, S.E., Thallman, R.M. 2009. Confirmation of quantitative trait loci using a low-density single nucleotide polymorphism map for twinning and ovulation rate on bovine chromosome 5. Journal of Animal Science. 87(1):46-56.
Characterization and linkage mapping of 15 porcine STS markers to fine-map chromosomal regions associated with hernia inguinalis/scrotalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Germerodt, M., Beuermann, C., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Brenig, B., Knorr, C. 2008. Characterization and linkage mapping of 15 porcine STS markers to fine-map chromosomal regions associated with hernia inguinalis/scrotalis. Animal Genetics 39:671-672.
Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations. II. Phenotypic differences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, G.L., Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2008. Experimental selection for calving ease and postnatal growth in seven cattle populations. II. Phenotypic differences. Journal of Animal Science. 86(9):2103-2114.
Mapping quantitative trait loci for fatty acid composition that segregate between Wagyu and Limousin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tshipuliso, N., Alexander, L.J., Geary, T.W., Snelling, W.M., Rule, D.C., Koltes, J.E., Mote, B.E., MacNeil, M.D. 2008. Mapping quantitative trait loci for fatty acid composition that segregate between Wagyu and Limousin. South African Journal of Science 38(2):126-130.
Integrated and composite genome maps: the bovine example - (Abstract Only)
Snelling, W.M., Chiu, R., Schein, J.E., Hobbs, M., McEwan, J.C. 2008. Integrated and composite genome maps: the bovine example. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. Workshop Abstract W21, pg 9.
Integrating the USMARC genetic map for the pig with the pig physical map - (Abstract Only)
Wiedmann, R.T., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J., Snelling, W.M., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Rohrer, G.A. Integrating the USMARC genetic map for the pig with the pig physical map. 2008. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. Poster No. P565, pg 259.
A physical map of the bovine genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Chiu, R., Schein, J.E., Hobbs, M., Abbey, C.A., Adelson, D.L., Aerts, J., Bennett, G.L., Bosdet, I.E., Boussaha, M., Brauning, R., Caetano, A.R., Costa, M.M., Crawford, A.M., Dalrymple, B.P., Eggen, A., Everts-Van Der Wind, A., Floriot, S., Gautier, M., Gill, C.A., Green, R.D., Holt, R., Jann, O., Jones, S.J., Kappes, S.M., Keele, J.W., De Jong, P.J., Larkin, D.M., Lewin, H.A., Mcewan, J.C., Mckay, S., Marra, M.A., Mathewson, C.A., Matukumalli, L.K., Moore, S.S., Murdoch, B., Nicholas, F.W., Osoegawa, K., Roy, A., Salih, H., Schibler, L., Schnabel, R.D., Silveri, L., Skow, L.C., Smith, T.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Taylor, J.F., Tellam, R., Van Tassell, C.P., Williams, J.L., Womack, J.E., Wye, N.H., Yang, G., Zhao, S. 2007. A physical map of the bovine genome. Genome Biology. 8:R165 (17 pp).
Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on palatability and fatty acid composition of meat in a Wagyu-Limousin F*2 population. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alexander, L.J., Macneil, M.D., Geary, T.W., Snelling, W.M., Rule, D.C., Scanga, J.A. 2007. Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on palatability and fatty acid composition of meat in a Wagyu-Limousin F*2 population. Animal Genetics 38:506-513.
Comparative and physical mapping of 112 previously reported and 105 new porcine microsatellites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alexander, L.J., Juneja, B., Shiroma, D., Nonneman, D.J., Snelling, W.M., Fahrenkrug, S.C. 2007. Comparative and physical mapping of 112 previously reported and 105 new porcine microsatellites. Animal Genetics 38:584-594.
Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on growth and carcass traits in a Wagyu-Limousin F*2 population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alexander, L.J., Geary, T.W., Snelling, W.M., MacNeil, M.D. 2007. Quantitative trait loci with additive effect on growth and carcass traits in a Wagyu-Limousin F*2 population. Animal Genetics 38:413-416.
An updated USMARC genetic map for the pig integrated with the pig physical map - (Abstract Only)
Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J., Harhay, G.P., Keele, J.W. 2007. An updated USMARC genetic map for the pig integrated with the pig physical map [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference. Poster No. W421.
A marker set for parentage-based DNA traceback in beef and dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Heaton, M.P., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Wiedmann, R.T., Bennett, G.L., Freking, B.A., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Gasbarre, L.C., Moore, S.S., Murdoch, B., Mckay, S.D., Kalbfleisch, T., Laegreid, W.W. 2007. A marker set for parentage-based DNA traceback in beef and dairy cattle [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference. Poster No. P516.
Genome adaptations of a tripartite motif protein for retroviral defense in cattle and sheep - (Abstract Only)
Smith, T.P., Heaton, M.P., Snelling, W.M., Ylinen, L., Keckesova, Z., Webb, B.L., Towers, G.J. 2007. Genome adaptations of a tripartite motif protein for retroviral defense in cattle and sheep [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference. Poster No. P540.
Fine mapping of QTL for twinning and ovulation rate using low density SNP map in conjunction with microsatellite marker information in the USMARC twinning population - (Abstract Only)
Allan, M.F., Thallman, R.M., Cushman, R.A., Echternkamp, S.E., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M. 2007. Fine mapping of QTL for twinning and ovulation rate using low density SNP map in conjunction with microsatellite marker information in the USMARC twinning population [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XV Conference. Poster No. 521. p. 231.
Evaluation in beef cattle of six deoxyribonucleic acid markers developed for dairy traits reveals an osteopontin polymorphism associated with postweaning growth. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, S.N., Casas, E., Allan, M.F., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M., Smith, T.P. 2007. Evaluation in beef cattle of six deoxyribonucleic acid markers developed for dairy traits reveals an osteopontin polymorphism associated with post-weaning growth. Journal of Animal Science. 85:1-10.
A Comprehensive Genetic and Physical Map of the Bovine Genome - (Abstract Only)
International Bovine Mapping Team. 2006. A comprehensive genetic and physical map of the bovine genome. Proc., 30th International Conference on Animal Genetics (ISAG). Abstract B269, pg 52.
Characterization of 954 Bovine Full-Cds Cdna Sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, G.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Keele, J.W., Heaton, M.P., Clawson, M.L., Snelling, W.M., Wiedmann, R.T., Van Tassell, C.P., Smith, T.P. 2005. Characterization of 954 bovine full-CDS cDNA sequences. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics 6:166 (11 pp).
Identification of Genetic Markers for Fat Deposition and Meat Tenderness on Bovine Chromosome 5: Development of a Low Density Snp Map - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stone, R.T., Casas, E., Smith, T.P.L., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Bennett, G.L., Koohmaraie, M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Snelling, W.M. 2005. Identification of genetic markers for fat deposition and meat tenderness on bovine chromosome 5: Development of a low-density single nucleotide polymorphism map. Journal of Animal Science. 83:2280-2288.
Linkage Mapping Bovine Est-Based Snp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Casas, E., Stone, R.T., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Bennett, G.L., Smith, T.P. 2005. Linkage mapping bovine EST-based SNP. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics 6:74.
Alignment Genomes Across Species - (Abstract Only)
Williams, J.L., Hastings, N., Jann, O., Law, A., Stone, R.T., Snelling, W.M., Connor, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Smith, T.P. 2005. Alignment genomes across species [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XVII. p. 241.
Integrating Linkage and Radiation Hybrid Mapping Data for Bovine Chromosome 15 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Gautier, M., Keele, J.W., Smith, T.P., Stone, R.T., Harhay, G.P., Bennett, G.L., Ihara, N., Takasuga, A., Takeda, H., Sugimoto, Y., Eggen, A. Integrating linkage and radiation hybrid mapping data for bovine chromosome 15. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 5:77. 2004.
A Comprehensive Genetic Map of the Cattle Genome Based on 3802 Microsatellites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ihara, N., Takasuga, A., Mizoshita, K., Takeda, H., Sugimoto, M., Mizoguchi, Y., Hirano, T., Itoh, T., Watanabe, T., Reed, K.M., Snelling, W.M., Kappes, S.M., Beattie, C.W., Bennett, G.L., Sugimoto, Y. 2004. A comprehensive genetic map of the cattle genome based on 3802 microsatellites. Genome Research 14:1987-1998.
Identification and Fine Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Growth Traits on Bovine Chromosomes 2, 6, 14, 19, 21, and 23 Within One Commercial Line of Bos Taurus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kneeland, J., Li, C., Basarab, J., Snelling, W.M., Benkel, B., Murdoch, B., Hansen, C., Moore, S.S. 2004. Identification and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for growth traits on bovine chromosomes 2, 6, 14, 19, 21, and 23 within one commercial line of Bos taurus. Journal of Animal Science 82:3405-3414.
Analysis of Linkage Disequilibrium in the Region Surrounding a Quantitative Trait Locus for Growth in Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Casas, E. 2004. Analysis of linkage disequilibrium in the region surrounding a quantitative trait locus for growth in cattle. Proc., Genome Sequencing & Analysis Conference XVI, Washington, DC, Sept. 27-30, 2004. Abstract P-56. p. 46.
A Comparison of the Utility of Snps Discovered by Different Methods - (Abstract Only)
Grosz, M.D., Tao, N., Cao, Y., Snelling, W.M., Rohrer, G.A., Byatt, J.C. 2004. A comparison of the utility of SNPs discovered by different methods. Proc., 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics (ISAG). 9/11-16/2004. Toyko, Japan. Abstract A009. p. 43.
Genetic Risk Factors for Failure of Passive Transfer in the Bovine Neonatal Fc Receptor - (Abstract Only)
LAEGREID, W.W., CLAWSON, M.L., HEATON, M.P., KEEN, J.E., CHITKO MCKOWN, C.G., FOX, J.M., SMITH, T.P., SNELLING, W.M., KEELE, J.W. GENETIC RISK FACTORS FOR FAILURE OF PASSIVE TRANSFER IN THE BOVINE NEONATAL FC RECEPTOR. PLANT AND ANIMAL GENOME CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. ABSTRACT NO. P642.
Identification of Three Microsatellite Loci on Bovine Chromosome 19 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murdoch, B., Fu, A., Meng, Y., Li, C., Hansen, C., Snelling, W.M., Moore, S.S. 2004. Identification of three microsatellite loci on bovine chromosome 19. Animal Genetics 35:145-146.
Assignment of the Siat4a Gene to Bovine Chromosome 14 by Linkage Mapping of An Associated Microsatellite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murdoch, B., Fu, A., Meng, Y., Li, C., Hansen, C., Snelling, W.M., Moore, S.S. 2004. Assignment of the SIAT4A gene to bovine chromosome 14 by linkage mapping of an associated microsatellite. Animal Genetics 35:146-147.
Identification and Fine Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Backfat on Bovine Chromosomes 2, 5, 6, 19, 21, and 23 in a Commercial Line of Bos Taurus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Basarab, J., Snelling, W.M., Benkel, B., Kneeland, J., Murdoch, B., Hansen, C., Moore, S.S. 2004. Identification and fine mapping of quantitative trait loci for backfat on bovine chromosomes 2, 5, 6, 19, 21, and 23 in a commercial line of Bos taurus. Journal of Animal Science 82:967-972.
Beta-2-Microglobulin Haplotypes in U.S. Beef Cattle and Association with Failure of Passive Transfer in Newborn Calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clawson, M.L., Heaton, M.P., Chitko Mckown, C.G., Fox, J.M., Smith, T.P., Snelling, W.M., Keele, J.W., Laegreid, W.W. 2004. Beta-2-microglobulin haplotypes in u.s. beef cattle and association with failure of passive transfer in newborn calves. Mammalian Genome. 2004. V. 15. P. 227-236.
Assessment of Positional Candidate Genes Myf5 and Igf1 for Growth on Bovine Chromosome 5 in Commercial Lines of Bos Taurus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Basarab, J., Snelling, W.M., Benkel, B., Murdoch, B., Hansen, C., Moore, S.S. 2004. Assessment of positional candidate genes myf5 and igf1 for growth on bovine chromosome 5 in commercial lines of Bos taurus. Journal of Animal Science 82:1-7.
Prion Gene Sequence Variation Within Diverse Groups of U.S. Sheep, Beef Cattle, and Deer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
HEATON, M.P., LEYMASTER, K.A., FREKING, B.A., HAWK, D.A., SMITH, T.P., KEELE, J.W., SNELLING, W.M., FOX, J.M., CHITKO MCKOWN, C.G., LAEGREID, W.W. PRION GENE SEQUENCE VARIATION WITHIN DIVERSE GROUPS OF U.S. SHEEP, BEEF CATTLE, AND DEER. MAMMALIAN GENOME. 2003. V. 14. P. 765-777.
Brief Note. Linkage Mapping of the Bovine Bone Morphogenetic Protein Receptor-Ib (Bmpr-Ib) to Chromosome 6 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KIM, J.G., SMITH, T.P., SNELLING, W.M., VALLET, J.L., CHRISTENSON, R.K. BRIEF NOTE. LINKAGE MAPPING OF THE BOVINE BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN RECEPTOR-1B (BMPR1B) TO CHROMOSOME 6. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2003. v. 34(4). p. 311.
Fine Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci and Assessment of Positional Candidate Genes for Backfat on Bovine Chromosome 14 in a Commercial Line of Bos Taurus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, S.S., Li, C., Basarab, J., Snelling, W.M., Kneeland, J., Murdoch, B., Hansen, C., Benkel, B. 2003. Fine mapping of quantitative trait loci and assessment of positional candidate genes for backfat on bovine chromosome 14 in a commercial line of Bos taurus. Journal of Animal Science 81:1919-1925.
The Bovine Type I 5'-Deiodinase (Dio1) Gene Maps to Chromosome 3 - (Research Notes)
CONNOR, E.E., SONSTEGARD, T.S., KAHL, S., BENNETT, G.L., SNELLING, W.M. THE BOVINE TYPE I 5'-DEIODINASE (DIO1) GENE MAPS TO CHROMOSOME 3. ANIMAL GENETICS. vol. 34, pp. 232-240, 2003.
Linkage Mapping of Bovine Type I 5' Deiodinase Gene (Dio1) - (Germplasm Release)
Connor, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Kahl, S., Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M. 2003. Linkage mapping of bovine type i 5' deiodinase gene (dio1). Germplasm Release. Accession Numbers BV005735-36.
Production of a Porcine-Human Comparative Map Based on the Porcine Genetic Map and Human Genome Sequence - (Proceedings)
Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Freking, B.A., Harhay, G.P., Snelling, W.M., Keele, J.W. 2002. Production of a porcine-human comparative map based on the porcine genetic map and human genome sequence. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. Abstract P612.
The Identification of Common Haplotypes on Bovine Chromosome 5 Within Commercial Lines of Bos Taurus and Their Associations with Growth Traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Basarab, J., Snelling, W.M., Benkel, B., Murdoch, B., Moore, S.S. 2002. The identification of common haplotypes on bovine chromosome 5 within commercial lines of Bos taurus and their associations with growth traits. Journal of Animal Science 80:1187-1194.
Genetic Evaluation of Heifer Pregnancy - (Proceedings) - (15-May-96)
Potential for Bias in Genetic Evaluation of Miles City Line 1 Hereford Cattle Resulting from Preadjustment for Age of Dam with Inappropriate Factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Mar-96)
Factors Influencing Genetic Evaluations of Linebred Hereford Cattle in Diverse Environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Feb-96)
Implementation of Stayability in National Cattle Evaluations - (Proceedings) - (25-Oct-95)
Potential for Bias in Genetic Evaluation of Miles City Line 1 Hereford Cattle Resulting from a Priori Adjustment for Age of Dam with Inappropriatefactors - (Proceedings) - (06-Jul-95)
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