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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Benjamin H Beck
Aquatic Animal Health Research
Physiology

Phone: (334) 887-3741 ext. 112
Fax: (334) 887-2983
Room 12

990 WIRE RD
WHITTENBG
AUBURN , AL 36832
Projects
Pathogen Characterization, Host Immune Response and Development of Strategies to Reduce Losses to Disease in Aquaculture
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426749
Developing Broad-based Solutions to Combat Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430902
Examining the Potential of Snails as Disease Vectors for Aeromonas hydrophila in Intensive Catfish Production Ponds
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431419

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
In vitro antibacterial activity of chitosan and chitosan oligosaccharide lactate against important gram negative warmwater fish pathogens -
Sickeningly sweet: L-rhamnose stimulates Flavobacterium columnare biofilm formation and virulence -
Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research -
Liu, Z., Leeds, T.D., Vallejo, R.L., Bosworth, B.G., Waldbieser, G.C., Palti, Y., Beck, B.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Blackburn, H.D., Rexroad III, C.E., Proestou, D.A. 2017. Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 18:191. doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3557-1.
Chitin degradation and metabolism by virulent Aeromonas hydropila -
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Beck, B.H. 2017. Chitin degradation and metabolism by virulent Aeromonas hydropila. In: Aquaculture America 2017 Conference, San Antonio, Texas, February 19-22, 2017. p. 524.
Spring forward with improved Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus resistant to Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae IB -
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. Spring forward with improved Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus resistant to Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae IB. In: Aquaculture America 2017 Conference, San Antonio, Texas, February 19-22, 2017. p. 418.
Chitin degradation and utilization by virulent Aeromonas hydrophila strain ML10-51K -
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Qiu, J., Rasmussen-Ivey, C.R., Liles, M.R., Beck, B.H. 2016. Chitin degradation and utilization by virulent Aeromonas hydrophila strain ML10-51K. Archives Of Microbiology. doi: 10.1007/s00203-016-1326-1.
Hybrid striped bass National Breeding Program: Research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species -
Hybrid striped bass national breeding program: research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species -
Impact of oral and waterborne administration of rhamnolipids on the susceptibility of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare infection -
Zhang, D., Beck, B.H., Lange, M.D., Zhao, H., Thongda, W., Ye, Z., Li, C., Peatman, E. 2016. Impact of oral and waterborne administration of rhamnolipids on the susceptibility of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 60:44-49.
Additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib: is genetic resistance correlated? -
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2016. Additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib: is genetic resistance correlated? Aquaculture. 468:193-198.
Draft genome sequence of Pseudomonas mosselii Gil3, isolated from catfish and antagonistic against hypervirulent Aeromonas hydrophila -
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Qiu, J., Rasmussen-Ivey, C.R., Liles, M.R., Beck, B.H. 2017. Draft genome sequence of Pseudomonas mosselii Gil3, isolated from catfish and antagonistic against hypervirulent Aeromonas hydrophila. Genome Announcements. 4(6):e0135-16.
From floor sweepings to fish flesh: Phytase superdosing in the US catfish industry -
Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2016. From floor sweepings to fish flesh: Phytase superdosing in the US catfish industry. In: Walk, C.L., Kuhn, I., Stein, H.H., Kidd, M.T., Rodehutscord, M., editors. Phytate destruction Consequences for precision animal nutrition. The Netherlands. Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 237-250.
DNAk is a dominant epitope in the humoral immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare -
Missing the target: DNAk is a dominant epitope in the humoral immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare -
Lange, M.D., Beck, B.H., Brown, J.D., Farmer, B.D., Barnett, L.M., Webster, C.D. 2016. Missing the target: DNAk is a dominant epitope in the humoral immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 51:170-179.
Use of copper sulfate to control Saprolegniasis at a commercial sunshine bass hatchery -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Beck, B.H., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2016. Use of copper sulfate to control Saprolegniasis at a commercial sunshine bass hatchery. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 78:243-250.
Hepatic transcriptomic and metabolic responses of hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops) to acute and chronic hypoxic insult -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A., Li, C., Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Webster, C.D., Peatman, E. 2016. Hepatic transcriptomic and metabolic responses of hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops) to acute and chronic hypoxic insult. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 18(Part D):1-9.
Dietary copper effects survival of channel catfish challenged with Flavobacterium columnare -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Rawles, S.D., Straus, D.L. 2016. Dietary copper effects survival of channel catfish challenged with Flavobacterium columnare. Aquaculture Research. 47(9):1-8. doi:10.1111/are.13012.
Hepatic transcriptomic and metabolic responses of hybrid striped bass to acute and chronic hypoxic insult -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A., Li, C., Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Webster, C.D., Peatman, E. 2016. Hepatic transcriptomic and metabolic responses of hybrid striped bass to acute and chronic hypoxic insult [abstract]. Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting. p. 59.
More than just antibodies: protective mechanisms of a mucosal vaccine against fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare -
Peatman, E., Zhang, D., Thongda, W., Beck, B.H., Mohammed, H., Arias, C. 2016. More than just antibodies: protective mechanisms of a mucosal vaccine against fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare [abstract]. Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society. p. 606.
Treating catfish diseases: walking the line between excess and moderation -
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H. 2016. Treating catfish diseases: walking the line between excess and moderation. Proceedings of the Aquaculture America 2016, February 22-26, Las Vegas, Neveda 2016. p. 83.
A game of keep-away: feeding the fish and not the pond -
Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2015. A game of keep-away: feeding the fish and not the pond. Fish Farming News. p. 4.
Effects of dietary copper supplements on the resistance of channel catfish to columnaris disease -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Rawles, S.D., Straus, D.L. 2015. Effects of dietary copper supplements on the resistance of channel catfish to columnaris disease [abstract]. Aquaculture America Conference. p. 455.
Evaluation of growth, nutrient retention, health, and resistance to bacterial challenge in sunshine bass fed diets with new varieties of non-genetically modified soybeans -
Ramena, Y., Rawles, S.D., Lochmann, R., Chen, P., Gaylord, T., Mcentire, M.E., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Lange, M.D., Barrows, F. 2016. Evaluation of growth, nutrient retention, health, and resistance to bacterial challenge in sunshine bass fed diets with new varieties of non-genetically modified soybeans. [abstract]. Aquaculture America Conference. P. 653.
Beta-conglycinin and gut histology of sunshine bass fed diets with new varieties of non-GM soybeans -
Ramena, Y., Lange, M.D., Rawles, S.D., Lochmann, R., Chen, P., Gaylord, T., Mcentire, M.E., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Barrows, F. 2016. B-conglycinin and gut histology of sunshine bass fed diets with new varieties of non-gm soybeans. [abstract]. Aquaculture America Conference. p. 654.
A little copper goes a long way for columnaris disease -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2015. A little copper goes a long way for columnaris disease [abstract]. Book of Abstracts-Food Security for the Future: The Role of Aquatic Health, October 22-23, 2015, Mississippi state University. p. 16
Using copper sulfate on hybrid striped bass eggs to control fungus and increase survival -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Beck, B.H., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2015. Using copper sulfate on hybrid striped bass eggs to control fungus and increase survival [abstract]. Book of Abstracts-Food Security for the Future: The Role of Aquatic Health, October 22-23, 2015, Mississippi State University. p.21
Evaluation of the antibody response to the LV-359-01 strain of flavobacterium columnare -
Lange, M.D., Brown, J.D., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2015. Evaluation of the antibody response to the LV-359-01 strain of flavobacterium columnare [abstract]. 4th International conference on Members of the genus Flavobacterium, Auburn, Alabama. p. 70.
Water chemistry affects catfish susceptibility to columnaris -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2015. Water chemistry affects catfish susceptibility to columnaris [abstract]. Flavobacterium Meeting, October 27-29, 2015, Auburn, AL. p.67.
Impact of feed additives on surface mucosal health and columnaris susceptibility in channel catfish fingerlings, Ictalurus punctatus -
Zhao, H., Li, C., Beck, B.H., Zhang, R., Thongda, W., Davis, D., Peatman, E. 2015. Impact of feed additives on surface mucosal health and columnaris susceptibility in channel catfish fingerlings, Ictalurus punctatus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. DOI: 10.1016/j.fsi.2015.07.005.
Physiology and immunology of mucosal barriers in catfish (Ictalurus spp.) -
Peatman, E., Lange, M.D., Zhao, H., Beck, B.H. 2015. Physiology and immunology of mucosal barriers in catfish (Ictalurus spp.). Tissue Barriers. DOI: 10.1080/21688370.2015.1068907.
Using kaolin clay to combat columnaris disease -
Beck, B.H., Webster, C.D. 2015. Using kaolin clay to combat columnaris disease. Arkansas Aquafarming. 32:(2)1-8.
Examining host-pathogen interactions at mucosal surfaces reveals novel molecular targets for columnaris disease intervention -
Control of Saprolegniasis on sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate -
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2015. Control of Saprolegniasis on sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate [abstract]. 17th EAFP International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, September 7-11, 2015, Las Palmas. p. 190.
Dynamics of circulating gamma delta T cell activity in an immunocompetent mouse model of high-grade glioma -
Beck, B.H., Kim, H., O'Brien, R., Jadus, M.R., Gillespie, Y.G., Cloud, G.A., Hoa, N.T., Langford, C.P., Lopez, R.D., Harkins, L., Lamb, L.S. 2015. Dynamics of circulating gamma delta T cell activity in an immunocompetent mouse model of high-grade glioma. PLoS One. p. 1-15.
Mucosal Health in Aquaculture -
Beck, B.H., Peatman 2015. Mucosal Health in Aquaculture. Waltham, Ma: Academic Press. p.1-395.
New frontiers in mucosal health in aquaculture -
Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2015. New frontiers in mucosal health in aquaculture. In: Beck, B.H., Peatman, E., editors. Mucosal Health in Aquaculture. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. p.371-377.
Why mucosal health? -
Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2015. Why mucosal health?. In: Beck, B.H., Peatman, E., editors. Mucosal Health in Aquaculture. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. p.1-2.
The effectiveness of flow-through and/or static copper sulfate treatments on the survival of Golden Shiners and Fathead Minnows infected with Flavobacterium columare -
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Kelly, A. 2015. The effectiveness of flow-through and/or static copper sulfate treatments on the survival of Golden Shiners and Fathead Minnows infected with Flavobacterium columare [abstract]. Arkansas Bait Fish Farmers and Ornamental Fish Growers Association Meeting. p. 11.
Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2015. Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach [abstract]. 2015 Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop, February 2-4, 2015, Branson, MO. p.10.
Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2015. Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach [abstract]. Arkansas 2015 Aquaculture, January 15-16, 2015, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Catfish Farmers of Arkansas. p.3.
Water hardness affects catfish susceptibility to columnaris -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2015. Water hardness affects catfish susceptibility to columnaris [abstract]. Arkansas 2015 Aquaculture, January 15-16, 2015, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Catfish Farmers of Arkansas. p. 3.
Lysine supplementation of commercial fishmeal-free diet in hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis affects expression of growth related genes -
Childress, C.J., Fuller, S.A., Rawles, S.D., Beck, B.H., Gaylord, T.G., Barrows, F., Mcentire, M.E. 2015. Lysine supplementation of commercial fishmeal-free diet in hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis affects expression of growth related genes. Aquaculture Nutrition. 22:738-744.
Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach -
Ledbetter, C.K., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Summerlin, C., Straus, D.L. 2015. Copper toxicity in aquaculture: A practical approach [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2015-Book of Abstracts. p. 276.
Practical use of copper sulfate in catfish production -
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H. 2015. Practical use of copper sulfate in catfish production [abstract]. Catfish Farmers of America, Natchez, MS. p. 26.
Hypoxia affects performance traits and body composition of juvenile hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis) -
Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Mcentire, M.E. 2015. Hypoxia affects performance traits and body composition of juvenile hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis). Aquaculture Research. 47:2266-2275.
A comparison of high and low virulence Flavobacterium columnare strains reveals differences in iron acquisition components and responses to iron restriction -
Beck, B.H., Li, C., Farmer, B.D., Barnett, L.M., Lange, M.D., Peatman, E. 2015. A comparison of high and low virulence Flavobacterium columnare strains reveals differences in iron acquisition components and responses to iron restriction. Journal of Fish Diseases. DOI: 10.1111/jfd.12343.
Kaolin clay protects fish from columnaris disease -
Water hardness influences Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2014. Water hardness influences Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish. Aquaculture. 435:252-256.
Using copper sulfate on hybrid striped bass eggs to control fungus and increase survival -
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2014. Using copper sulfate on hybrid striped bass eggs to control fungus and increase survival. University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Aquaculture Field Day. p. 29.
Pretreating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2014. Pretreating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris. University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Aquaculture Field Day. p. 29.
A little copper goes a long way for columnaris disease -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2014. A little copper goes a long way for columnaris disease. University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Aquaculture Field Day. p.31.
Effect of contrasting agents on survival, performance, and condition of larval hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis in tanks. -
Mcentire, M.E., Riche, M.A., Beck, B.H., Carter, D. 2015. Effect of contrasting agents on survival, performance, and condition of larval hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis in tanks [abstract]. Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society. p. 311.
Effect of contrasting agents on survival, performance, and condition of larval hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis in tanks -
Mcentire, M.E., Riche, M.A., Beck, B.H., Carter, D. 2015. Effect of contrasting agents on survival, performance, and condition of larval hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis in tanks. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 27:1-28.
The effectiveness of flow-through and/or static copper sulfate treatments on the survival of Golden Shiners and Fathead Minnows infected with Flavobacterium columare -
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Kelly, A.M. 2014. The effectiveness of flow-through and/or static copper sulfate treatments on the survival of Golden Shiners and Fathead Minnows infected with Flavobacterium columare. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 77:90-95.
Discovery and validation of gene-linked diagnostic SNP markers for assessing hybridization between largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and Florida bass (M. floridanus) -
Lia, C., Gowan, S., Anil, A., Beck, B.H., Thongda, W., Kucuktas, H., Kaltenboeck, L., Peatman, E. 2014. Discovery and validation of gene-linked diagnostic SNP markers for assessing hybridization between largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and Florida bass (M. floridanus). Molecular Ecology Resources. 15:395-404.
Transcriptome annotation and marker discovery in white bass (Morone chrysops) and striped bass (Morone saxatilis) -
Li, C., Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A., Peatman, E. 2015. Transcriptome annotation and marker discovery in white bass (Morone chrysops) and striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Animal Genetics. 45(6):885-887.
The influence of water chemistries on Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2014. The influence of water chemistries on Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. p. 91.
Are you keeping all your eggs in one basket? Think copper sulfate -
SNP discovery in wild and domesticated populations of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, using genotyping-by-sequencing and subsequent SNP validation -
Li, C., Waldbieser, G.C., Bosworth, B.G., Beck, B.H., Thongda, W., Peatman, E. 2014. SNP discovery in wild and domesticated populations of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, using genotyping-by-sequencing and subsequent SNP validation. Molecular Ecology Resources. 14(6):1261-1270.
There must be something in the water (for F. columnare pathogenesis) -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2014. There must be something in the water (for F. columnare pathogenesis) [abstract}. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.21.
Characterization and mucosal responses of interleukin 17 family ligand and receptor genes in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus -
Wang, X., Li, C., Thongda, W., Luo, Y., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2014. Characterization and mucosal responses of interleukin 17 family ligand and receptor genes in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 38:47-55.
L-rhamnose-binding lectins (RBLs) in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus: Characterization and expression profiling in mucosal tissues -
Thongda, W., Li, C., Luo, Y.P., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2014. L-rhamnose-binding lectins (RBLs) in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus: Characterization and expression profiling in mucosal tissues. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 44(2):320-331.
Lysine supplementation of commercial fishmeal-free diet in hybrid striped bass affect growth expression genes -
White bass Morone chrysops is less susceptible than its hybrid to experimental infection with Flavobacterium columnare -
Fuller, S.A., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2014. White bass Morone chrysops is less susceptible than its hybrid to experimental infection with Flavobacterium columnare. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 109:15-22.
Copper sulfate controls fungus on sunshine bass eggs and increases survival -
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, T.M. 2014. Copper sulfate controls fungus on sunshine bass eggs and increases survival [abstract]. Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop 2014, February 3-5, 2014, Council Bluffs, Iowa. 2014:24.
Nutritional impacts on gene expression in the surface mucosa of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) -
Li, C., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2014. Nutritional impacts on gene expression in the surface mucosa of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 44(1):226-234.
Metastasis suppressor KISS1 seems to reverse the Warburg effect by enhancing mitochondrial biogenesis -
Liu, W., Beck, B.H., Vaidya, K.S., Nash, K.T., Feeley, K.P., Ballinger, S.W., Pounds, K.M., Denning, W.L., Diers, A.R., Landar, A., Dhar, A., Iwakuma, T., Welch, D.R. 2014. Metastasis suppressor KISS1 seems to reverse the Warburg effect by enhancing mitochondrial biogenesis. Cancer Research. 74(3):954-963.
Kaolinitic clay protects against Flavobacterium columnare infection in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque) -
Beck, B.H., Barnett, L.M., Farmer, B.D., Peatman, E., Carter, D. 2014. Kaolinitic clay protects against Flavobacterium columnare infection in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque). Journal of Fish Diseases. Available: doi:10.1111/jfd.12229.
Treating sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate controls fungus and increases survival -
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2014. Treating sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate controls fungus and increases survival [abstracts]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2014: Taking Aquaculture to New Heights through Technology, Marketing, Collaboration, February 9-12. 2014, Seattle, Washington. p.504.
Minnows get columnaris too; copper sulfate works! -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Straus, D.L., Kelly, A.M. 2014. Minnows get columnaris too; copper sulfate works! [abstract]. Abstracts of Aquaculture America 2014: Taking Aquaculture to New Heights through Technology, Marketing, Collaboration, February 9-12, 2014, Seattle, Washington. p.252.
Analysis of the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome reveals gene expression signatures mediating virulence -
Beck, B.H., Li, C., Farmer, B.D., Peatman, E. 2014. Analysis of the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome reveals gene expression signatures mediating virulence [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2014: Taking Aquaculture to New Heights through Technology, Marketing, Collaboration, February 9-12, 2014, Seattle, Washington. p.307.
Mapping the microbiome of Ictalurid catfish: tissue and species-specific community composition -
Peatman, E., Peterson, B.C., Li, C., Beck, B.H. 2014. Mapping the microbiome of Ictalurid catfish: tissue and species-specific community composition. Aquaculture America Conference. P.400.
Comparative effects of copper sulfate or potassium permanganate on channel catfish concurrently infected with Flavobacterium columnare and Ichthyobodo necator -
Farmer, B.D., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2014. Comparative effects of copper sulfate or potassium permanganate on channel catfish concurrently infected with Flavobacterium columnare and Ichthyobodo necator. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 26:71–83.
Short-term feed deprivation alters immune status of surface mucosa in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) -
Liu, L.G., Li, C., Su, B., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2013. Short-term feed deprivation alters immune status of surface mucosa in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). PLoS One. 8(9):e74581. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0074581.t004.
Common diseases of black bass: implications for conservation and management -
Terhune, J.S., Beck, B.H. 2015. Common diseases of black bass: implications for conservation and management. In: Tringali, M.D., Long, J.M., Birdsong, T.W., Allen, M.S., editors. Black Bass Diversity: Multidisciplinary Science for Conservation. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. p. 333-350.
Expression of metastasis suppressor BRMS1 in breast cancer cells results in a marked delay in cellular adhesion to matrix -
Khotskaya, Y.B., Beck, B.H., Hurst, D.R., Han, Z., Xia, W., Hung, M., Welch, D.R. 2013. Expression of metastasis suppressor BRMS1 in breast cancer cells results in a marked delay in cellular adhesion to matrix. Molecular Carcinogenesis. 53(12):1011-1026.
Basal polarization of the mucosal compartment in Flavobacterium columnare susceptible and resistant channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus -
Peatman, E., Li, C., Peterson, B.C., Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2013. Basal polarization of the mucosal compartment in Flavobacterium columnare susceptible and resistant channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Molecular Immunology. 56(4):317-327.
Lysine optimization of a commercial fishmeal-free diet for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis) -
Rawles, S.D., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Gaylord, T.G., Barrows, F., McEntire, M.E. 2013. Lysine optimization of a commercial fishmeal-free diet for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis). Aquaculture. 396-399:89-101.
Unlocking the secrets of columnaris disease -
Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L. 2013. Unlocking the secrets of columnaris disease [abstract]. 2013 Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop, February 4-6, 2013, Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, Arkansas. p.19.
Lysine optimization of a commercial fishmeal-free diet for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis) -
Rawles, S.D., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Gaylord, G., Barrows, F., Mcentire, M.E. 2013. Lysine optimization of a commercial fishmeal-free diet for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis)[abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2013: Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture, February 21-25, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee. p.889.
Copper sulfate is an effective, economical, multi-use compound for fish -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2013. Copper sulfate is an effective, economical, multi-use compound for fish [abstract]. 2013 Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop, February 4-6, 2013, Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, Arkansas. p.20.
Dissolved oxygen concentration affects hybrid striped bass growth -
Green, B.W., Fuller, S.A., Mcentire, M.E., Beck, B.H., Rawles, S.D. 2013. Dissolved oxygen concentration affects hybrid striped bass growth [abstract]. Mid-Continent Warmwater Fish Culture Workshop 2013, February 4-6, 2013, Paris, Arkansas. p.12.
Early mucosal responses in blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) skin to Aeromonas hydrophila infection -
Li, C., Beck, B.H., Su, B., Terhune, J., Peatman, E. 2013. Early mucosal responses in blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) skin to Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 34(3):920-928.
Evasion of mucosal defenses during Aeromonas hydrophila infection of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) skin -
Li, C., Wang, R., Su, B., Luo, Y., Terhune, J., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2013. Evasion of mucosal defenses during Aeromonas hydrophila infection of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) skin. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 39(4):447-455.
Pretreating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2013. Pretreating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 75(2):205-211.
Pre-treating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris disease -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2013. Pre-treating channel catfish with copper sulfate affects susceptibility to columnaris disease[abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2013: Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture, February 21-25, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee. p.1059.
Administration of kisspeptins accelerates gonadal development and alters gene expression in Moronids -
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H. 2013. Administration of kisspeptins accelerates gonadal development and alters gene expression in Moronids [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2013: Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture, February 21-25, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee. p.374.
Rhamnose binding lectins influence Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus -
Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Li, C., Peatman, E. 2013. Rhamnose binding lectins influence Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus[abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2013: Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture, February 21-25, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee. p.86.
Rhamnose-binding lectins and their ligands: Putative roles in Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus -
Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Li, C., Peatman, E. 2012. Rhamnose-binding lectins and their ligands: Putative roles in Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 33(4):1008-1015.
The impact of mitochondrial and thermal stress on the bioenergetics and reserve respiratory capacity of fish cell lines -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2012. The impact of mitochondrial and thermal stress on the bioenergetics and reserve respiratory capacity of fish cell lines. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 24(4):244-250.
The impact of mitochondrial and thermal stress on the bioengenerics and reserve capacity of fish cell lines -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2012. The impact of mitochondrial and thermal stress on the bioengenerics and reserve capacity of fish cell lines [abstract]. 10th International Congress on the Biology of Fish. p.9.
Response of channel x blue hybrid catfish to chronic diurnal hypoxia Reprint Icon -
Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Beck, B.H. 2012. Response of channel x blue hybrid catfish to chronic diurnal hypoxia. Aquaculture. 350-353:183-191.
Chronic exogenous kisspeptin administration accelerates gonadal development in basses of the genus Morone Reprint Icon -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A., Peatman, E., McEntire, M.E., Darwish, A.M., Freeman, D.W. 2012. Chronic exogenous kisspeptin administration accelerates gonadal development in basses of the genus Morone. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 162A(3):265-273.
Acute toxicity and histopathology of channel catfish fry exposed to peracetic acid Reprint Icon -
Straus, D.L., Meinelt, T., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2012. Acute toxicity and histopathology of channel catfish fry exposed to peracetic acid. Aquaculture. 342-343(1):134-138.
Circulating gamma delta T cells are activated and depleted during progression of high-grade gliomas: Implications for gamma delta T cell therapy of GBM -
Beck, B.H., Gillepsie, G.Y., Lopez, R.D., Cloud, G.A., Langford, C., Kim, H., Harkins, L., Lamb, L.S. 2012. Circulating gamma delta T cells are activated and depleted during progression of high-grade gliomas: Implications for gamma delta T cell therapy of GBM [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research, March 31 - April 4, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Philadelphia (PA). American Association of Cancer Research. 72(8 Supplement):530.
Effectiveness of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid to reduce mortality and infestation of Ichthyobodo nector in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818) -
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Freeman, D.W., Meinelt, T. 2013. Effectiveness of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid to reduce mortality and infestation of Ichthyobodo nector in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818). Aquaculture Research. 44(7):1103-1109.
Ubiquitous Brms1 expression is critical for mammary carcinoma metastasis suppression via promotion of apoptosis Reprint Icon -
Cook, L., Coa, X., Dowell, A.E., Debies, M.T., Edmonds, M.D., Beck, B.H., Kesterson, R.A., Desmond, R.A., Frost, A.R., Hurst, D.R., Welch, D.R. 2012. Ubiquitous Brms1 expression is critical for mammary carcinoma metastasis suppression via promotion of apoptosis. Clinical and Experimental Metastasis. 29:315–325.
Effectiveness of copper sulfate and potassium permanganate on channel catfish infected with Flavobacterium columnare Reprint Icon -
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Straus, D.L. 2012. Effectiveness of copper sulfate and potassium permanganate on channel catfish infected with Flavobacterium columnare. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 74(3):320-329.
Effect of chronic, nightly hypoxia on growth and yield of channel x blue hybrid catfish -
Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Beck, B.H. 2012. Effect of chronic, nightly hypoxia on growth and yield of channel x blue hybrid catfish [abstract]. Catfish Farmers of America Research Symposium. p.19.
Subsets of ATP-sensitive potassium channel (KATP) inhibitors increase gap junctional intercellular communication in metastatic cancer cell lines independent of SUR expression Reprint Icon -
Bodenstine, T.M., Vaidya, K.S., Ismail, A., Beck, B.H., Diers, A.R., Edmonds, M.D., Kirsammer, G., Landar, A. 2011. Subsets of ATP-sensitive potassium channel (KATP) inhibitors increase gap junctional intercellular communication in metastatic cancer cell lines independent of SUR expression. FEBS Letters. 586(1):27-31.
Bioenergetic phenotypes and metabolic stress responses in cells derived from ecologically and commercially important fish species -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2012. Bioenergetic phenotypes and metabolic stress responses in cells derived from ecologically and commercially important fish species [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing All Players to the Table. p.43.
Effect of dissolved oxygen concentration on growth of fingerling hybrid striped bass -
Green, B.W., Mcentire, M.E., Rawles, S.D., Beck, B.H. 2012. Effect of dissolved oxygen concentration on growth of fingerling hybrid striped bass [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing all the Players to the Table. p.207.
Bioenergetic phenotypes and metabolic stress responses in cells derived from ecologically and commercially important fish species -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2012. Bioenergetic phenotypes and metabolic stress responses in cells derived from ecologically and commercially important fish species [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing all the Players to the Table. p.43.
Transcriptomics, SNP discovery, and relative gene expression of fast- and slow-growing hybrid striped bass families and their application in a selective breeding program -
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Mcentire, M.E., Freeman, D.W. 2012. Transcriptomics, SNP discovery, and relative gene expression of fast- and slow-growing hybrid striped bass families and their application in a selective breeding program [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing all the Players to the Table. p.173.
Metastasis genetics, epigenetics, and the tumor microenvironment -
Welch, D., Beck, B.H. 2011. Metastasis genetics, epigenetics, and the tumor microenvironment [abstract]. New Concepts of Metastasis, June 25-28, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal. p.2.
Profiling bioenergetics and metabolic stress in cells derived from commercially important fish species -
Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2011. Profiling bioenergetics and metabolic stress in cells derived from commercially important fish species [abstract]. American Society of Animal Science. p.170.
Quantitative genetics and differential performance and gene expression of half-sib families of hybrid striped bass in communal ponds -
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Mcentire, M.E., Freeman, D.W. 2011. Quantitative genetics and differential performance and gene expression of half-sib families of hybrid striped bass in communal ponds [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89(E-Suppl 1):274/Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Suppl 1):274.
Treating a natural outbreak of columnaris in channel catfish with copper sulfate and potassium permanganate -
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2011. Treating a natural outbreak of columnaris in channel catfish with copper sulfate and potassium permanganate [abstract]. 36th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, March 28 – April 1, 2011, Mt. Pleasant , South Carolina. p.20.
Breast cancer metastasis suppressor 1 (BRMS1) suppresses attachment and spreading of breast cancer cells on 2D and 3D extracellular matrix components by altering focal adhesion-associated signaling -
Khotskaya, Y.B., Beck, B.H., Hurst, D.R., Hung, M., Welch, D.R. 2011. Breast cancer metastasis suppressor 1 (BRMS1) suppresses attachment and spreading of breast cancer cells on 2D and 3D extracellular matrix components by altering focal adhesion-associated signaling [abstract]. American Association of Cancer Research. p.1438.
Pre-osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 promote breast cancer cell growth in bone in a murine xenograft model Reprint Icon -
Bodenstine, T.M., Beck, B.H., Cao, X., Cook, L.M., Ismail, A., Powers, K.J., Mastro, A.M., Welch, D.R. 2011. Pre-osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 promote breast cancer cell growth in bone in a murine xenograft model. Chinese Journal of Cancer. 30(3):189-196.
The KISS1 metastasis suppressor appears to reverse the ‘Warburg Effect’ -
Welch, D.R., Beck, B.H., Feeley, K.P., Diers, A.R., Vaidya, K., Nash, K., Bodenstine, T., Thomas, J. 2011. The KISS1 metastasis suppressor appears to reverse the ‘Warburg Effect’ [abstract]. American Association of Cancer Research. p.965.
Homotypic gap junctional communication associated with metastasis increases suppression increases with PKA kinase activity and is unaffected by P13K inhibition Reprint Icon -
Bodenstin, T.M., Vaidya, K.S., Ismail, A., Beck, B.H., Cook, L.M., Diers, A.R., Landar, A., Welch, D.R. 2010. Homotypic gap junctional communication associated with metastasis increases suppression increases with PKA kinase activity and is unaffected by P13K inhibition. Cancer Research. 70(23):10002-10011.
KISS1 over-expression suppresses metastasis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a xenograft mouse model Reprint Icon -
Mcnally, L.R., Welch, D.R., Beck, B.H., Stfford, L.J., Long, J.W., Sellers, J.C., Haung, Z.Q., Grizzle, W.E. 2010. KISS1 over-expression suppresses metastasis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a xenograft mouse model. Clinical and Experimental Metastasis. 27:591-600.
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