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Jason Abernathy (PhD)
Aquatic Animal Health Research
Research Geneticist

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Projects
Integrated Research to Improve Aquatic Animal Health in Warmwater Aquaculture
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437658
USDA ARS Research Apprenticeship Program at University of Texas at Arlington
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 442862

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Gene expression profiles of white bass (Morone chrysops) and hybrid striped bass (M. chrysops x M. saxatilis) gill tissue following Flavobacterium covae infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andersen, L.K., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D., Lange, M.D., Mcentire, M.E., Rawles, S.D. 2024. Gene expression profiles of white bass (Morone chrysops) and hybrid striped bass (M. chrysops x M. saxatilis) gill tissue following Flavobacterium covae infection. Comparative Immunology Reports. 6:200144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cirep.2024.200144.
Assessment of coinfection with Flavobacterium covae and channel catfish virus In channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings - (Abstract Only)
Bruce, T.J., Johnston, A.E., Abernathy, J.W., Wise, A.L., Harrison, C.E., Vuglar, B.M., Lafrentz, B.R. 2024. Assessment of coinfection with Flavobacterium covae and channel catfish virus In channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop [absract]. 62.
Hepatic transcriptome analyses of juvenile white bass (Morone chrysops) when fed diets where fish meal is partially or totally replaced by alternative protein sources Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuller, S.A., Abernathy, J.W., Sankappa, N., Beck, B.H., Rawles, S.D., Green, B.W., Rosentrater, K.A., McEntire, M.E., Huskey Jr, G., Webster, C.D. 2024. Hepatic transcriptome analyses of juvenile white bass (Morone chrysops) when fed diets where fish meal is partially or totally replaced by alternative protein sources. Frontiers in Physiology. 14. Article 1308690. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2023.1308690.
Inclusion of frass from black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae in aquafeeds modulates immune gene expression in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Abstract Only)
Transcriptome analysis and immune gene expression of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fed diets with inclusion of frass from black soldier fly larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sankappa, N.M., Lange, M.D., Aksoy, M., Eljack, R.M., Kucuktas, H., Beck, B.H., Abernathy, J.W. 2024. Transcriptome analysis and immune gene expression of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fed diets with inclusion of frass from black soldier fly larvae. Frontiers in Physiology. 14:1330368. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2023.1330368.
Effect of dietary phytase on water and fecal prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbiomes in a hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis aureus x O. niloticus) mixotrophic biofloc production system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ray, C.L., Abernathy, J.W., Green, B.W., Rivers, A.R., Schrader, K., Rawles, S.D., McEntire, M.E., Lange, M.D., Webster, C.D. 2024. Effect of dietary phytase on water and fecal prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbiomes in a hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis aureus x O. niloticus) mixotrophic biofloc production system. Aquaculture. 581. Article 740433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2023.740433.
Acute thermal stress impacts sperm quality in blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus - (Abstract Only)
Isolation and characterization of phage AhFM11 against hypervirulent Aeromonas hydrophila and its use in aquaculture as a therapeutant - (Abstract Only)
Initial investigations into the production of triploid sunshine bass using temperature shock Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Straus, D.L., Abernathy, J.W., Kelly, A.M., Quintero, H.E., Freeze, T., Williams, R.S. 2024. Initial investigations into the production of triploid sunshine bass using temperature shock. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 86:234-241. https://doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10329.
Transcriptomic response and gene co-expression network analyses of white bass (Morone chrysops) after being fed protein substitution diets toward a more sustainable aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Evaluation of recombinant Flavobacterium covae protein vaccines in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Abstract Only)
Churchman, E.M., Lange, M.D., Sankappa, N.M., Justice, M.E., Abernathy, J.W., Liles, M.R. 2023. Evaluation of recombinant Flavobacterium covae protein vaccines in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) [ABSTRACT]. Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Auburn, AL, November 3-5, 2023.
Gene expression profiling of white bass (Morone chrysops) and hybrid striped bass (M. chrysops x M. saxatilis) gill over time following Flavobacterium columnare exposure - (Database / Dataset)
White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in Alabama red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruce, T.J., Abernathy, J.W., Tripp, N., Barnes, N., Harrison, C.E., Oladipupo, A.A., Krol, J.D., Wise, A.L., Warg, J.V., Stoeckel, J.A. 2023. White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in Alabama red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii). Journal of Fish Diseases. 47(2):e13873. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13873.
Pacific white shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) transcriptome analysis after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB proteins - (Abstract Only)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Zhang, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Bader, T.J., Beck, B.H. 2023. Pacific white shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) transcriptome analysis after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB proteins [abstract]. 21ST International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, September 11-14, 2023. Aberdeen, UK.
Genetic variation in disease resistance traits in hybrid striped bass - (Abstract Only)
Peptidoglycan hydrolases as alternatives to antibiotics to treat Streptococcosis in fish - (Abstract Only)
Segree, A.T., Donovan, D.M., Abernathy, J.W., Shoemaker, C.A., Ramena, G.T. 2023. Peptidoglycan hydrolases as alternatives to antibiotics to treat Streptococcosis in fish [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2023, February 23-26, 2023, New Orleans, LA.
Whole genome sequencing and annotation of seven strains of aeromonas veronii isolated from channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abernathy, J.W., Zhang, D., Liles, M., Lange, M.D., Shoemaker, C.A., Beck, B.H. 2023. Whole genome sequencing and annotation of seven strains of aeromonas veronii isolated from channel catfish. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 12(2):e01231-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.01231-22.
Transcriptome analysis of Pacific white shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB proteins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Rawles, A.A., Zhang, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Bader, T.J., Beck, B.H. 2023. Transcriptome analysis of Pacific white shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB proteins. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 132. Article 108502. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2022.108502.
Gene expression profiling of white bass when fed fish meal and fish meal replacement diets - (Database / Dataset)
StriperHub: Striped bass (Morone saxatilis) aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Reading, B., Anderson, L., Abernathy, J.W., Berlinsky, D., Bolton, G., Borski, R., Cerino, D., Ciaramella, M., Clark, R., Frinsko, M., Fuller, S.A., Gabel, S., Green, B.W., Hall, S., Herbst, E., Hopper, M., Kenter, L., Lopez, F., Nash, B., Parker, M., Quagrainie, K., Rawles, S.D., Wang, H. 2023. StriperHub: Striped bass (Morone saxatilis) aquaculture [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2023, February 23-26, 2023, New Orleans, LA.
Disease resistance in moronid aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Abernathy, J.W., Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Mcentire, M.E., Rawles, S.D. 2023. Disease resistance in moronid aquaculture [Abstract]. 30th Annual Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, January 13-18, 2023.
StriperHub: Striped bass (Morone saxatilis) aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Reading, B.J., Anderson, L.K., Abernathy, J.W., Berlinsky, D.L., Bolton, G., Borski, R.J., Cerino, D., Ciaramella, M., Clark, R.W., Frinsko, M.O., Fuller, S.A., Gabel, S., Green, B.W., Hall, S., Herbst, E., Hopper, M., Kenter, L.W., Lopez, F., Nash, B., Parker, M., Quagrainie, K., Rawles, S.D., Wang, H. 2022. StriperHub: Striped bass (Morone saxatilis) aquaculture [abstract]. The North Carolina Coastal Conference. North Carolina Sea Grant. November 7-8. NC State University McKimmon Center Raleigh, NC.
Growth, body composition, and survival of juvenile white bass (Morone chrysops) when dietary fish meal is partially or totally replaced by soybean meal, poultry by-product meal, an all-plant protein blend or a commercial pla Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rawles, S.D., Fuller, S.A., Green, B.W., Abernathy, J.W., Straus, D.L., Deshotel, M.B., McEntire, M.E., Huskey Jr, G., Rosentrater, K., Beck, B.H., Webster, C.D. 2022. Growth, body composition, and survival of juvenile white bass (Morone chrysops) when dietary fish meal is partially or totally replaced by soybean meal, poultry by-product meal, an all-plant protein blend or a commercial plant-animal protein blend. Aquaculture Reports. 26. Article 101307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aqrep.2022.101307.
Shrimp transcriptome analysis after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB toxins - (Database / Dataset)
Rawles, A.A., Abernathy, J.W., Lange, M.D., Shoemaker, C.A., Zhang, D., Bader, T.J., Beck, B.H. 2022. Shrimp transcriptome analysis after exposure to recombinant Vibrio parahaemolyticus PirA and PirB toxins. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
Multi-tissue RNAseq reveals genetic and temporal differences in acute viral (IHN) infection among three selected lines of rainbow trout with varying resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bledsoe, J.W., Ma, J., Cain, K., Bruce, T., Rawles, A.A., Abernathy, J.W., Welker, T.L., Overturf, K.E. 2022. Multi-tissue RNAseq reveals genetic and temporal differences in acute viral (IHN) infection among three selected lines of rainbow trout with varying resistance. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 124:343-361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2022.03.034.
White bass broodstock and genome resources development in support of hybrid striped bass aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Abernathy, J.W., Rawles, S.D., Mcentire, M.E., Sealey, W.M., Gaylord, G.T., Webster, C.D. 2022. White bass broodstock and genome resources development in support of hybrid striped bass aquaculture[abstract]. 2022 North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference. New Bern, NC. March 10-12, 2022.
Effect of soy protein products and gum inclusion in feed on fecal particle size profile of rainbow trout Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welker, T.L., Liu, K., Overturf, K.E., Abernathy, J.W., Barrows, F. 2021. Effect of soy protein products and gum inclusion in feed on fecal particle size profile of rainbow trout. Aquaculture. 1:14-25. https://doi.org/10.3390/aquacj1010003.
Use of an immersion adjuvant with a Flavobacterium columnare recombinant protein vaccine in channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2021. Use of an immersion adjuvant with a Flavobacterium columnare recombinant protein vaccine in channel catfish. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 117:136-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2021.07.025.
The status of striped bass Morone saxatilis as a commercially ready species for U.S. marine aquaculture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andersen, L., Abernathy, J.W., Berlinsky, D., Bolton, G., Booker, M., Borski, R., Brown, T., Cerino, D., Ciaramella, M., Clark, R., Frinsko, M.O., Fuller, S.A., Gabel, S., Green, B.W., Herbst, E., Hodson, R.G., Hopper, M., Kenter, L.W., Lopez, F., Mcginty, A.S., Nash, B., Parker, M., Pigg, S., Rawles, S.D., Riley, K., Turano, M.J., Webster, C.D., Weirich, C., Won, E., Woods, L., Reading, B.J. 2021. The status of striped bass Morone saxatilis as a commercially ready species for U.S. marine aquaculture. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 52(3):1-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/jwas.12812.
Impact of dietary phytase on tilapia performance and biofloc water quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, B.W., Rawles, S.D., Schrader, K., Mcentire, M.E., Abernathy, J.W., Ray, C.L., Gaylord, T.G., Lange, M.D., Webster, C.D. 2021. Impact of dietary phytase on tilapia performance and biofloc water quality. Aquaculture. 541:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.736845.
Proteome analysis of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila reveals the upregulation of iron acquisition systems in the presence of a xenosiderophore Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Abernathy, J.W., Shoemaker, C.A., Zhang, D., Kirby, A., Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2020. Proteome analysis of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila reveals the upregulation of iron acquisition systems in the presence of a xenosiderophore. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 367(20):1-8. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnaa169.
Differential susceptibility of white bass (Morone chrysops), striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and hybrid striped bass (M. chrysops x M. saxatilis) to Flavobacterium columnare and effects of mucus on bacterial growth and bio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Abernathy, J.W., Lange, M.D., Webster, C.D. 2020. Differential susceptibility of white bass (Morone chrysops), striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and hybrid striped bass (M. chrysops x M. saxatilis) to Flavobacterium columnare and effects of mucus on bacterial growth and biofilm development. Journal of Fish Diseases. 44(2):161-169. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13272.
Aeromonas hydrophila stimulated with deferoxamine mesylate LC-MSMS - (Database / Dataset)
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.
Development and evaluation of white bass Morone chrysops genetic resources toward the selective improvement of hybrid striped bass - (Abstract Only)
Abernathy, J.W., Rawles, S.D., McEntire, M.E. 2020. Development and evaluation of white bass Morone chrysops genetic resources toward the selective improvement of hybrid striped bass [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2020, February 9-12, 2020, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 7.
Off-season spawning of white bass Morone chrysops and their selective improvement toward building a better hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis - (Abstract Only)
McEntire, M.E., Abernathy, J.W., Rawles, S.D. 2020. Off-season spawning of white bass Morone chrysops and their selective improvement toward building a better hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2020, February 9-12, 2020, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 435.
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 - (Database / Dataset)
Gene expression profiling of catfish after treatment with copper sulfate and exposure to Flavobacterium columnare - (Database / Dataset)
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 - (Database / Dataset)
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) - (Other)
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) - (Other)
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 Reprint Icon - (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 - (Database / Dataset)
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 - (Database / Dataset)
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 - (Other)
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 - (Other)
Gene expression analysis between rainbow trout strains with different susceptibility to enteritis when reared on plant-based diets - (Other)
Global study of probiotic effect on gut microbial communities in fish larvae - (Other)
Global study of microbial communites in tilipia gut fed sludge-infused diets - (Other)
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.