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Jason W Abernathy
Harry K. Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Cntr
Research Physiologist (Animals)

Phone: (870) 672-8278
Fax: (870) 673-7710

2955 HWY 130 EAST
STUTTGART , AR 72160
Projects
Underlying Mechanisms for Selected Disease Resistance and Enhanced Non-Specific Resistance in Rainbow Trout
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 432839
Developing Nutritional, Genetic, and Management Strategies to Enhance Warmwater Finfish Production
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428534
The Role of Mucosal Surfaces and Microflora in Immunity and Disease Prevention
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428536

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of Flavobacterium columnare DnaK recombinant protein vaccine as a means of protection against columnaris disease in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus -
Development and enhancement of white bass Morone chrysops resources for genetic improvement of hybrid striped bass -
Abernathy, J.W., Anderson, L.K., Rawles, S.D., Schilling, J., Fuller, S.A., McEntire, M.E., Reading, B.J., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2019. Development and enhancement of white bass Morone chrysops resources for genetic improvement of hybrid striped bass [abstract]. Aquaculture 2019, March 7-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisana. p. 10.
Catfish mucus changes the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome -
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D. 2019. Catfish mucus changes the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome [abstract]. Aquaculture 2019, March 7-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisana. p. 602.
Fish and porcine mucus stimulate F. columnare biofilm formation -
Farmer, B.D., Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W. 2019. Fish and porcine mucus stimulate F. columnare biofilm formation [abstract]. Aquaculture 2019, March 7-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisana. p. 349.
The striped bass Morone saxatilis genome sequence assembly -
Anderson, L.K., Baltzegar, D.A., Fuller, S.A., Abernathy, J.W., Reading, B.J. 2019. The striped bass Morone saxatilis genome sequence assembly. Aquaculture 2019, March 7-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisana. p. 50.
Minimizing fishmeal use in hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis) diets using commercial protein concentrates designed for aquafeeds -
Mccann, K., Rawles, S.D., Lochmann, R., Gaylord, T., Sealey, W., Abernathy, J.W. 2019. Minimizing fishmeal use in hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis) diets using commercial protein concentrates designed for aquafeeds. Aquaculture America [abstract]. Aquaculture 2019, March 7-11, 2019, New Orleans, Louisana. p. 702.
Novel protein-based therapy for the managing disease that stimulates catfish antimicrobial immunity and tissue repair system -
Dolan, M.C., Elkins, L., Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Novel protein-based therapy for the managing disease that stimulates catfish antimicrobial immunity and tissue repair system [abstract]. 99th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 2-4, 2018, Chicago, Illinois. PO52.
Gene expression profiling of catfish after treatment with Flavobacterium columnare DnaK protein -
Fish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare biofilm transcriptome -
Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Fish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare biofilm transcriptome [abstract]. Meeting Abstract, 5th International Conference on members of the genus Flavobacterium, November 27-29, 2018, Nara, Japan. p. 41.
Catfish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome -
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D. 2018. Catfish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 365(22). https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fny244.
SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops) -
Zhao, H., Fuller, S.A., Thongda, W., Abernathy, J.W., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2019. SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops). Animal Genetics. 50(1):92-96. https://doi.org/10.1111/age.12747.
SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops) -
Zhao, H., Fuller, S.A., Thongda, W., Abernathy, J.W., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2018. SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops). Genbank. Acession # SRP151393.
SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops) -
Zhao, H., Fuller, S.A., Thongda, W., Abernathy, J.W., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2018. SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops). Genbank. Acession # SRP151437.
Development of SNP panels for population genetics analyses of domestic and wild white bass (Morone chrysops) -
Zhao, H., Fuller, S.A., Thongda, W., Abernathy, J.W., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2018. Development of SNP panels for population genetics analyses of domestic and wild white bass (Morone chrysops)[abstract]. Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Conference, October 21-24, 2018, Mobile, Alabama. p. 1.
Coordinated effort to advance genomes-to-phenomes through the integration of bioinformatics with aquaculture research -
Abernathy, J.W., Fuller, S.A., Green, B.W., Lange, M.D., Rawles, S.D., Straus, D.L., Webster, C.D. 2018. Coordinated effort to advance genomes-to-phenomes through the integration of bioinformatics with aquaculture research [abstract]. Meeting Abstract, 4th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium AR-BIC 2018, April 23-24th, 2018, Little Rock, Arkansas. p. 45.
Fish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome -
Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Fish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome [abstract]. Meeting Abstract, 4th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium AR-BIC 2018,April 23-24th, 2018, Little Rock, ARkansas. p. 56.
Heritability of growth traits and correlation with hepatic gene expression among hybrid striped bass exhibiting extremes in performance -
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., McEntire, M.E., Peatman, E., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Heritability of growth traits and correlation with hepatic gene expression among hybrid striped bass exhibiting extremes in performance. Cogent Biology. 4:1453319.
Gene expression analysis between planktonic and biofilm states of Flavobacterium columnare -
Abernathy, J.W., Lange, M.D. 2018. Gene expression analysis between planktonic and biofilm states of Flavobacterium columnare. Genbank. Accession # GSE109937.
Effect of water source and trout strain on expression of stress-affected genes in a commercial setting -
Welker, T.L., Overturf, K.E., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Effect of water source and trout strain on expression of stress-affected genes in a commercial setting. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 80(3):249-262. https://doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10028.
Effects of feed processing method (extrusion and expansion-compression pelleting) on water quality and growth of rainbow trout in a commercial setting -
Welker, T.L., Overturf, K.E., Snyder, S., Liu, K., Abernathy, J.W., Frost, J.B., Barrows, F. 2018. Effects of feed processing method (extrusion and expansion-compression pelleting) on water quality and growth of rainbow trout in a commercial setting. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 30(2):97-124. https://doi.org/10.1080/10454438.2018.1433095.
Assessment of hepatic gene expression between hybrid striped bass exhibiting extremes in growth performance -
Abernathy, J.W., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E., McEntire, M.E. 2018. Assessment of hepatic gene expression between hybrid striped bass exhibiting extremes in growth performance [abstract]. Aquaculture America, February 19-22, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada. p. 7.
Integrative functional analyses using rainbow trout selected for tolerance to plant diets reveal nutrigenomic signatures for soy utilization without the concurrence of enteritis -
Abernathy, J.W., Brezas, A., Snekvik, K., Hardy, R., Overturf, K.E. 2017. Integrative functional analyses using rainbow trout selected for tolerance to plant diets reveal nutrigenomic signatures for soy utilization without the concurrence of enteritis. PLoS One. 12(7):e0180972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180972.
Optimization of dietary manganese for rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, fed a plant-based diet -
Welker, T.L., Barrows, F., Overturf, K.E., Gaylord, G., Abernathy, J.W. 2018. Optimization of dietary manganese for rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, fed a plant-based diet. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(1):71-82. https://doi.org/10.1111/jwas.12447.
Hepatic gene expression analysis between low and high growing hybrid striped bass -
Abernathy, J.W., Fuller, S.A. 2018. Hepatic gene expression analysis between low and high growing hybrid striped bass. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Accession # GSE97547.
Gene expression analysis among rainbow trout selected for increased biosynthesis and muscle deposition of omega-3 fatty acids when fed plant protein and plant oil formulated feeds -
Probiotic legacy on gut microbial assembly in fish larvae -
Giatsis, C., Ramiro-Garcia, J., Abernathy, J.W., Verreth, J., Smidt, H., Sipkema, D., Verdegem, M. 2016. Probiotic legacy on gut microbial assembly in fish larvae. Scientific Reports. 6:33965.
Gene expression profiling of long non-coding RNAs between rainbow trout strains fed plant-based diets -
Gene expression analysis between rainbow trout strains with different susceptibility to enteritis when reared on plant-based diets -
Global study of probiotic effect on gut microbial communities in fish larvae -
Global study of microbial communites in tilipia gut fed sludge-infused diets -
Comparison of ribosomal RNA removal methods for transcriptome sequencing workflows in teleost fish -
Abernathy, J.W., Overturf, K.E. 2016. Comparison of ribosomal RNA removal methods for transcriptome sequencing workflows in teleost fish. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 27(1):60-65.
Short-term feeding cessation prior to harvest does not affect fillet yield in rainbow trout -
Welker, T.L., Overturf, K.E., Barrows, F., Abernathy, J.W., Snyder, S.G., Lapatra, S.E. 2015. Short-term feeding cessation prior to harvest does not affect fillet yield in rainbow trout. Annals of Aquaculture and Research. 2(2):1011.