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Benjamin H Beck
Aquatic Animal Health Research
Research Physiologist (Animals)

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

990 WIRE RD
WHITTENBG
AUBURN, AL 36832
Projects
Integrated Research to Improve Aquatic Animal Health in Warmwater Aquaculture
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437658
Characterizing the Growth Performance and Disease Resistance of Black Bass (Micropterus)
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 436371
Penaeid Shrimp Pathogen Surveillance: Critical Support to the Emerging U.S. Shrimp Farming Industry
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436689
Integrated Research to Improve Aquaculture Production and Aquatic Animal Health of Warmwater Aquaculture Species in West Alabama
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436690
Assessment of the Immunomodulatory Effect of Probiotics on the Catfish Adaptive Immune Response and Columnaris Disease Resistance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437857
Utilization of Soybean Hulls in Animal Feed Binder
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437890
Harmful Algal Blooms: Prevalence and Control Measures for the Domestic Fish and Shellfish Industries
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438088
Development of Alternative Feeds, Feed Management Regimes, and Production Systems for Improved Production and Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438184
Development of Methods to Detect Snails in Catfish Aquaculture Ponds
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439078
Developing Broad-based Solutions to Combat Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430902
Evaluation of a Trivalent Vaccine for Simultaneous Protection Against Columnaris, Enteric Septicemia, and Aeromonas Hydrophilia
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432601
Examining the Interrelationships Between Virulent Aeromonas Hydrophila and the Microflora of Farmed Catfish
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432936
Disease Resistance and Susceptibility of Blue Catfish Strains
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435201

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Dose effects of a DNA vaccine encoding the immobilization antigen on the immune response of channel catfish against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aeromonas hydrophila stimulated with deferoxamine mesylate LC-MSMS ()
Streptococcosis in fish ()
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Xu, D., Beck, B.H. 2020. Streptococcosis in fish. In: AFS-FHS (American Fisheries Society-Fish Health Section). FHS Blue Book: Suggested Procedures for the Detection and Identification of Certain Finfish and Shellfish Pathogens. AFS-FHS. Bethesda, Maryland. Chapter 1.3.3.
Use of dietary frass from black soldier fly larvae, Hermetia illucens, in hybrid tilapia (Nile x Mozambique, Oreocromis niloticus x O. mazambique) diets improves growth and resistance to bacterial diseases Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aksoy, M., Eljack, R.M., Schrimsher, C., Beck, B.H. 2020. Use of dietary frass from black soldier fly larvae, Hermetia illucens, in hybrid tilapia (Nile x Mozambique, Oreocromis niloticus x O. mazambique) diets improves growth and resistance to bacterial diseases. Aquaculture Report. d. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aqrep.2020.100373.
EasyParallel: a GUI platform for parallelization of STRUCTURE and NEWHYBRIDS analyses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, H., Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A., Peatman, E. 2020. EasyParallel: a GUI platform for parallelization of STRUCTURE and NEWHYBRIDS analyses. PLoS One. 15(4):e0232110. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232110.
SNP discovery and panel development for genetic identification and hybridization analysis in walleye Sander vitreus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evaluation of stocking density and dietary fish meal inclusion for intensive tank production of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) cultured in low salinity waters of west Alabama Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, L., Teichert-Coddington, D., Beck, B.H., Dahl, S., James, J., Guo, J., Davis, A. 2020. Evaluation of stocking density and dietary fish meal inclusion for intensive tank production of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) cultured in low salinity waters of west Alabama. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 82:345–353. https://doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10150.
Growth, nutrient retention, innate immune response, and intestinal morphology of juvenile, soy-naïve hybrid striped bass, Morone saxatilis x M. chrysops, fed commercial-type, soy-based, fish meal replacement diets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramena, Y., Rawles, S.D., Lochmann, R., Gaylord, T.G., Mcentire, M.E., Farmer, B.D., Baumgartner, W., Webster, C.D., Beck, B.H., Green, B.W., Barnett, L.M. 2020. Growth, nutrient retention, innate immune response, and intestinal morphology of juvenile, soy-naïve hybrid striped bass, Morone saxatilis x M. chrysops, fed commercial-type, soy-based, fish meal replacement diets. Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735150.
The severity of Motile Aeromonas septicemia caused by virulent Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish is influenced by nutrients and microbes in water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Beck, B.H. 2020. The severity of Motile Aeromonas septicemia caused by virulent Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish is influenced by nutrients and microbes in water. Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.734898.
Nutritional value of frass from black soldier fly larvae, Hermetia illucens, in a channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, diet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aksoy, M., Eljack, R.M., Beck, B.H. 2020. Nutritional value of frass from black soldier fly larvae, Hermetia illucens, in a channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, diet. Aquaculture Nutrition. 00:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.13040.
SNP discovery and panel development for genetic identification and hybridization analysis in walleye Sander vitreus ()
SNP discovery and panel development for genetic identification and hybridization analysis in walleye Sander vitreus ()
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 ()
Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) resistance to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable and can be improved through selective breeding - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C., Rye, M., Ospina-Arango, J., Garcia, J.C., Mumma, W.P., Bader, T.J., Shelley, J.P., Beck, B.H. 2019. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) resistance to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable and can be improved through selective breeding [abstract]. International Aquaculture Meeting. 3.
Immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis post vaccination using DNA vaccines encoding immobilization antigens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Zhang, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Beck, B.H. 2019. Immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) against Ichthyophthirius multifiliis post vaccination using DNA vaccines encoding immobilization antigens. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2019.08.071.
The gfc operon is involved in the formation of the O antigen capsule in Aeromonas hydrophila and contributes to virulence in channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thurlow, C.M., Hossain, M.J., Sun, D., Barger, P., Foshee, L., Beck, B.H., Newton, J.C., Terhune, J.S., Saper, M.A., Liles, M.R. 2019. The gfc operon is involved in the formation of the O antigen capsule in Aeromonas hydrophila and contributes to virulence in channel catfish. Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.734334.
From lamb to lion: unleashing the beast in "virulent" Aeromonas hydrophila - (Abstract Only)
Beck, B.H. 2019. From lamb to lion: unleashing the beast in "virulent" Aeromonas hydrophila [abstract]. 19th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish. p. 31.
On-farm evaluation of three different hatchery sources of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) cultured in on-levee tanks in low salinity waters of west Alabama Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, L.A., Teichert-Coddington, D., Dahl, S., Beck, B.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Whitis, G.N., James, J. 2019. On-farm evaluation of three different hatchery sources of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) cultured in on-levee tanks in low salinity waters of west Alabama. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1080/10454438.2019.1614510.
2017-2018 Research update on vaccine tests ()
Terhune, J., Beck, B.H., James, J., Hanson, T., Chappel, J., Roy, L. 2019. 2017-2018 Research update on vaccine tests. Fish Farming News. Issue 01:11-12.
Evidence that the stress hormone cortisol regulates biofilm formation differently among Flavobacterium columnare isolates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Declercq, A., Cai, C., Naranjo, W., Thongda, W., Eeckhaut, V., Bauwens, E., Arias, C., De La Fuente, L., Beck, B.H., Lange, M.D., Peatman, E., Aerts, J., Haesebrouck, F., Decostere, A. 2019. Evidence that the stress hormone cortisol regulates biofilm formation differently among Flavobacterium columnare isolates. Veterinary Research. 50(1):24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-019-0641-3.
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.
Characterization of antiserum immunoglobulin in channel catfish immunized with extracellular proteins of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, D., Beck, B.H. 2019. Characterization of antiserum immunoglobulin in channel catfish immunized with extracellular proteins of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila. Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society. p. 1226.
Commercial demonstration of a probiotic to enhance pacific white shrimp production in inland ponds of Alabama and Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, L., Teichert-Coddington, D., Laramore, S., Dahl, S., James, J., Whitis, G.N., Beck, B.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2018. Commercial demonstration of a probiotic to enhance pacific white shrimp production in inland ponds of Alabama and Florida. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(4):42-49.
Antimicrobial activity of the biopolymer chitosan against Streptococcus iniae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, B.H., Aksoy, M., Shoemaker, C.A., Fuller, S.A., Peatman, E. 2019. Antimicrobial activity of the biopolymer chitosan against Streptococcus iniae. Journal of Fish Diseases. 42:371-377.
Analysis of agglutinants elicited by antiserum of channel catfish immunized with extracellular proteins of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Beck, B.H. 2019. Analysis of agglutinants elicited by antiserum of channel catfish immunized with extracellular proteins of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 86:223-229.
Stress hormone cortisol helps to drive biofilm formation in Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
Declercq, A., Cai, W., Naranjo, E., Thongda, W., Eckhaut, V., Bauwens, E., Arias, C., De La Fuente, L., Beck, B.H., Lange, M.D., Peatman, E., Haesebrougk, F., Aerts, J., Decostere, A. 2018. Stress hormone cortisol helps to drive biofilm formation in Flavobacterium columnare [abstract]. 5th International Conference of Members of the Genus Flavobacterium 2018. p. 42.
Nutritional evaluation of frass from black soldier fly larvae as potential feed ingredient for pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei - (Abstract Only)
Aksoy, M., Eljack, R.M., Schrimsher, C., Beck, B.H. 2019. Nutritional evaluation of frass from black soldier fly larvae as potential feed ingredient for pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society. p. 95.
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.
Examining the interplay between Streptococcus agalactiae, the biopolymer chitin, and its derivatives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Immersion vaccination with an inactivated virulent Aeromonas hydrophila bacterin protects hybrid catfish (Ictalurus punctatus X Ictalurus furcatus) from motile Aeromonas septicemia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Mohammed, H., Bader, T.J., Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2018. Immersion vaccination with an inactivated virulent Aeromonas hydrophila bacterin protects hybrid catfish (Ictalurus punctatus X Ictalurus furcatus) from motile Aeromonas septicemia. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 82:239-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2018.08.040.
Influence of kaolin clay on Aeromonas hydrophila growth, chemotaxis, and virulence to channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aksoy, M., Mohammed, H., Peatman, E., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H. 2018. Influence of kaolin clay on Aeromonas hydrophila growth, chemotaxis, and virulence to channel catfish. North American Journal of Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1002/naaq.10059.
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.
Resistance of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
LaFrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2018. Resistance of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae is heritable but not correlated [abstract]. International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. p. 56.
The effects of dietary inclusion of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product in a commercial catfish ration on growth, immune readiness, and columnaris disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammed, H.H., Brown, T.L., Beck, B.H., Aksoy, M., Eljack, R.M., Peatman, E. 2018. The effects of dietary inclusion of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product in a commercial catfish ration on growth, immune readiness, and columnaris disease. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1080/10454438.2018.1499576.
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.
Influence of native catfish mucus on Flavobacterium columnare growth and proteolytic activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., LaFrentz, B.R., Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2018. Influence of native catfish mucus on Flavobacterium columnare growth and proteolytic activity. Journal of Fish Diseases. https://doi.org/10.111/jfd.12833.
Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2018. Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable but not correlated. [abstract] Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 35.
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.
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.
L-rhamnose-binding lectins (RBLs) in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus: characterization and expression profiling in mucosal tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Beck, B.H., Mohammed, H., Zhao, H., Thongda, W., Ye, Z., Zeng, Q., Shoemaker, C.A., Fuller, S.A., Peatman, E. 2018. L-rhamnose-binding lectins (RBLs) in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus: characterization and expression profiling in mucosal tissues. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 72:426-435.
SNP marker panels for parentage assignment and traceability in the Florida bass (Micropterus floridanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, H., Li, C., Hargrove, J.S., Bowen, B., Thongda, W., Zhang, D., Mohammed, H., Beck, B.H., Austin, J., Peatman, E. 2017. SNP marker panels for parentage assignment and traceability in the Florida bass (Micropterus floridanus). Aquaculture. 485:30-38.
More than just antibodies: protective mechanisms of a muscosal vaccine against fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Thongda, W., Li, C., Zhao, H., Beck, B.H., Mohammed, H., Arias, C., Peatman, E. 2017. More than just antibodies: protective mechanisms of a muscosal vaccine against fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 71:160-170.
Mechanisms of pathogen virulence and host susceptibility in virulent Aeromonas hydrophila infections of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peatman, E., Mohammed, H., Kirby, A., Shoemaker, C.A., Aksoy, M., Beck, B.H. 2018. Mechanisms of pathogen virulence and host susceptibility in virulent Aeromonas hydrophila infections of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquaculture. 482:1-8.
Pathogenicity of Aeromonas hydrophila and pathogenesis of motile Aeromonas septicemia in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, D., Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Beck, B.H. 2017. Pathogenicity of Aeromonas hydrophila and pathogenesis of motile Aeromonas septicemia in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus [abstract]. Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 17. p. 34.
White bass (Morone chrysops) preferentially retain n-3 PUFA in ova when fed prepared diets with varying FA content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuller, S.A., Rawles, S.D., McEntire, M.E., Bader, T.J., Riche, M.A., Beck, B.H., Webster, C.D. 2017. White bass (Morone chrysops) preferentially retain n-3 PUFA in ova when fed prepared diets with varying FA content. Lipids. 52:823-836.
Expression of immune genes in systemic and mucosal immune tissues of channel catfish vaccinated with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Moreira, G.S., Shoemaker, C.A., Zhang, D., Beck, B.H. 2017. Expression of immune genes in systemic and mucosal immune tissues of channel catfish vaccinated with live theronts of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 66:540-547.
Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalatiae Ib is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalatiae Ib is heritable but not correlated [abstract]. European Association of Fish Pathologists. p. 105.
The stress hormone cortisol: a (co)regulator of biofilm formation in Flavobacterum columnare? - (Abstract Only)
Declercq, A.M., Cai, W., Naranjo, E., Thongda, W., Arias, C., De La Fuente, L., Beck, B.H., Lange, M.D., Peatman, E., Aerts, J., Decostere, A.M. 2017. The stress hormone cortisol: a (co)regulator of biofilm formation in Flavobacterum columnare? [abstract]. International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish. p. 18.
Antimicrobial activity of chitosan and a chitosan oligomer against bacterial pathogens of warmwater fish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aksoy, M., Beck, B.H. 2017. Antimicrobial activity of chitosan and a chitosan oligomer against bacterial pathogens of warmwater fish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 122:1570-1578.
Commercial demonstration of kaolinitic clay for protection of Flavobacterium columnaris in sportfish - (Abstract Only)
Roy, L.A., Renukdas, R., Kelly, A.M., Barnett, L.M., Beck, B.H., Heikes, D., Glennon, R.P., Jones, P. 2017. Commercial demonstration of kaolinitic clay for protection of Flavobacterium columnaris in sportfish [abstract]. Arkansas Bait Fish Farmers and Ornamental Fish Growers Association Meeting. p.4.
Sickeningly sweet: L-rhamnose stimulates Flavobacterium columnare biofilm formation and virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Declercq, A.M., Peatman, E., Decostere, A., Beck, B.H. 2017. Sickeningly sweet: L-rhamnose stimulates Flavobacterium columnare biofilm formation and virulence. Journal of Fish Diseases. doi:10.1111/jfd.12629.
Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: current status, challenges, and priorities for future research Reprint Icon ()
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 - (Abstract Only)
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.
The carbohydrate L-rhamnose promotes biofilm formation which enhances Flavobacterium columnare virulence - (Abstract Only)
Lange, M.D., Farmer, B.D., Brown, J.D., Barnett, L.M., Peatman, E., Beck, B.H. 2017. The carbohydrate L-rhamnose promotes biofilm formation which enhances Flavobacterium columnare virulence [abstract]. Aquaculture America. p. 1.
Spring forward with improved Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus resistant to Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae IB - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. 199(4):573-579. doi:10.1007/s00203-016-1326-1.
Hybrid striped bass National Breeding Program: Research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Rawles, S.D., Green, B.W., Li, C., Peatman, E., Childress, C.J., Gaylord, G., Barrows, F., Mcentire, M.E. 2017. Hybrid striped bass National Breeding Program: Research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species. Bulletin of Fisheries Research Agency. 45:89-100.
Diseases, Pathology and Recent Developments in US Farm-Raised Catfish (Ictalurus spp.) - (Proceedings)
Baumgartner, W., Khoo, L., Beck, B.H. 2016. Diseases, Pathology and Recent Developments in US Farm-Raised Catfish (Ictalurus spp.). In: Proceedings of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists Annual Meeting,December 3-7, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 55.
Impact of oral and waterborne administration of rhamnolipids on the susceptibility of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. 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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Missing the target: DNAk is a dominant epitope in the humoral immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
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 [abstract]. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. p. 1.
Missing the target: DNAk is a dominant epitope in the humoral immune response of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) to Flavobacterium columnare Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 saxatilis × Morone chrysops) to acute and chronic hypoxic insult - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 saxatilis × 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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. 48(4):1751-1758. doi:10.1111/are.13012.
Hepatic transcriptomic and metabolic responses of hybrid striped bass to acute and chronic hypoxic insult - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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.
Hybrid striped bass national breeding program: research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species - (Proceedings)
Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Rawles, S.D., Green, B.W., Li, C., Peatman, E., Childress, C.J., Gaylord, T., Barrows, F., Mcentire, M.E. 2015. Hybrid striped bass national breeding program: research towards genetic improvement of a non-model species. Proceedings of US-Japan Natural Resources Panel on Aquaculture. p. 30-31.
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 Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. 46(2):624-637.
Physiology and immunology of mucosal barriers in catfish (Ictalurus spp.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
Control of Saprolegniasis on sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
Water hardness influences Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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. - (Abstract Only)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
SNP discovery and validation in wild and domesticated populations of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, using genotyping-by-sequencing and subsequent SNP validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Waldbieser, G.C., Bosworth, B.G., Beck, B.H., Thongda, W., Peatman, E. 2014. SNP discovery and validation 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) - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
Childress, C.J., Rawles, S.D., Fuller, S.A., Beck, B.H., Gaylord, G.T., Barrows, F., McEntire, M.E. 2014. Lysine supplementation of commercial fishmeal-free diet in hybrid striped bass affect growth expression genes [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America. p. 569.
White bass Morone chrysops is less susceptible than its hybrid to experimental infection with Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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! - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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) - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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’ - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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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