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Jason W Abernathy (PhD)
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
Enhancing the Production of Hybrid Striped Bass Through Improved Genetics, Nutrition, Production Management, and Fish Health
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437997
Novel Protein-based Therapy For Managing Disease That Stimulates Catfish Antimicrobial Immunity and Tissue Repair Systems
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 436822

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Aeromonas hydrophila stimulated with deferoxamine mesylate LC-MSMS ()
USDA-ARS Stuttgart update of genetic and genomic resources contributing to hybrid striped bass aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Abernathy, J.W., Rawles, S.D., McEntire, M.E. 2020. USDA-ARS Stuttgart update of genetic and genomic resources contributing to hybrid striped bass aquaculture [abstract]. 2020 North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference, March 12-14, 2020, New Bern, North Carolina. p.1.
Investigations in producing sterile sunshine bass - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Kelly, A.M., Quintero, H.E., Abernathy, J.W. 2020. Investigations in producing sterile sunshine bass [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2020, February 9-12, 2020, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 641.
Vertebrate mucus stimulates biofilm development and upregulates iron acquisition genes in Flavobacterium columnare Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Abernathy, J.W. 2019. Vertebrate mucus stimulates biofilm development and upregulates iron acquisition genes in Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Fish Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13103.
Alternative gene splicing in catfish after treatment with copper sulfate and exposure to Flavobacterium columnare ()
Gene expression profiling of catfish after treatment with copper sulfate and exposure to Flavobacterium columnare ()
Evaluation of Flavobacterium columnare DnaK recombinant protein vaccine as a means of protection against columnaris disease in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D. 2019. Evaluation of Flavobacterium columnare DnaK recombinant protein vaccine as a means of protection against columnaris disease in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Frontiers in Immunology. p. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2019.01175.
Effect of aeration and oxygenation on growth and survival of rainbow trout in a commercial serial-pass, flow-through raceway system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welker, T.L., Overturf, K.E., Abernathy, J.W. 2019. Effect of aeration and oxygenation on growth and survival of rainbow trout in a commercial serial-pass, flow-through raceway system. Aquaculture Report. 14:1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aqrep.2019.100194.
Development and enhancement of white bass Morone chrysops resources for genetic improvement of hybrid striped bass - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 ()
Abernathy, J.W., Lange, M.D. 2019. Gene expression profiling of catfish after treatment with Flavobacterium columnare DnaK protein. Genbank Accession No. GSE121116.
Fish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare biofilm transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D. 2018. Catfish mucus alters the Flavobacterium columnare transcriptome. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 365(22)1-13. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fny244.
SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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). 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) - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180972.
Optimization of dietary manganese for rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, fed a plant-based diet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.