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Linda Ballard
Genomics and Bioinformatics Research
Bioinformaticist

Phone: (662) 686-3696
Fax: (662) 686-3567

141 EXPERIMENT STATION RD.
JWDSRC
STONEVILLE , MS 38776

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genome sequences of three strains of Aspergillus flavus for the biological control of Aflatoxin -
Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2 -
Shockey, J., Dowd, M., Mack, B., Gilbert, M., Scheffler, B., Ballard, L., Frelichowski, J., Mason, C. 2017. Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2. Planta. 245:611-622.
Colistin resistance mcr-1 gene bearing Escherichia coli from the United States -
Meinersmann, R.J., Ladely, S.R., Plumblee Lawrence, J.R., Hall, M.C., Simpson, S.A., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E., Genzlinger, L.L., Cook, K.L. 2016. Colistin resistance mcr-1 gene bearing Escherichia coli from the United States. Genome Announcements. 4(5):898-16.
The channel catfish genome sequence provides insights into the evolution of scale formation in teleosts -
Liu, Z., Liu, S., Yao, J., Bao, L., Jiang, C., Want, R., Sun, L., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhou, T., Zeng, Q., Fu, Q., Gao, S., Li, N., Koren, S., Jiang, Y., Zimim, A., Xu, P., Phillippy, A., Geng, X., Song, L., Sun, F., Li, C., Want, X., Chen, A., Jin, Y., Yuan, Z., Yang, Y., Tan, S., Peatman, E., Lu, J., Qin, Z., Dunham, R., Li, Z., Sonstegard, T.S., Feng, J., Danzmann, R.G., Schroeder, S.G., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Ballard, L.L., Kucuktas, H., Kaltenboeck, L., Liu, H., Armbruster, J., Xie, Y., Kirby, M.A., Tian, Y., Moore Flanagan, M.E., Mu, W., Waldbieser, G.C. 2016. The channel catfish genome sequence provides insights into the evolution of scale formation in teleosts. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms11757.
Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Castillo, J.M., Sobolev, V., Blancarte-Jasso, N.H., Simpson, S.A., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Irish, B.M., Scheffler, B.E. 2015. Development of a large set of microsatellite markers in Zapote Maney (Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) (H.E. Moore & Stearn) and their potential use in the study of the species. Molecules. 20(60):11400-11417.
Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar -
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2014. Complete genome sequence of an attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar. Genbank. Accession No. CP007565.1.
Development and characterization of seashore paspulum SSR markers and identification of markers associated with salt tolerance -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Raymer, P., Duke, M.V., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E., Arias De Ares, R.S. 2012. Development and characterization of seashore paspulum SSR markers and identification of markers associated with salt tolerance. Visions for a Sustainable Planet. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2012 International Annual Meetings. Oct. 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Agronomy Abstracts. p. 143.
Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing -
Arias De Ares, R.S., Irish, B.M., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Liu, X.F., Simpson, S.A., Scheffler, B.E. 2010. Batch Isolation of Microsatellites for Tropical Plant Species Pyrosequencing. Plant and Animal Genome. Abstract P089.
Metagenomic analysis of the turkey gut RNA virus community Reprint Icon -
Day, J.M., Ballard, L.L., Duke, M.V., Scheffler, B.E., Zsak, L. 2010. Metagenomic analysis of the turkey gut RNA virus community. Virology Journal. 7:313.
UPIC + GO: Zeroing in on informative markers -
Ford, D., Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Simpson, S.A., Newsome, A. 2010. UPIC + GO: Zeroing in on informative markers. Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference, International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB), December 09-11, 2010, Aspen, CO. Meeting Proceedings.
UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run -
Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run. Molecular markers in Horticulture Symposium, July 29-31, 2009, Corvallis, Oregon State University. Meeting Proceedings.
UPIC: Perl scripts to determine the number of SSR markers to run Reprint Icon -
Arias, R.S., Ballard, L.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2009. UPIC: How Many SSR Markers to Run. Bioinformation 3(8):352-360, http://www.bioinformation.net/003/007800032009.htm
Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Uromyces appendiculatus hyphae and haustoria and their comparison to sequences from other rust fungi -
Tucker, M.L., Puthoff, D.P., Neelam, A., Ehrenfried, M.L., Scheffler, B.E., Ballard, L.L., Campbell, K.B., Cooper, B. 2008. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Uromyces appendiculatus hyphae and haustoria and their comparison to sequences from other rust fungi. Phytopathology. 98:1126-1135.