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Benjamin D Rosen
Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory
Research Biologist

Phone: (301) 504-8416
Fax: (301) 504-8414
Room 112

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 306 BARC-EAST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350
Projects
Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Improved Genome Assembly, Annotation, and Selection
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433411
Improving Dairy Animals by Increasing Accuracy of Genomic Prediction, Evaluating New Traits, and Redefining Selection Goals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433412
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 425991
Identification of Signatures of Selection in Locally Adapted Goats
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432742

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Potential benefits from using a new reference map in genomic prediction -
Whole genome structural analysis of Caribbean hair sheep reveals quantitative link to West African ancestry -
Spangler, G.L., Rosen, B.D., Iiori, M.B., Hanotte, O., Kim, E.S., Sonstegard, T.S., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L., Notter, D.R., Van Tassell, C.P. 2017. Whole genome structural analysis of Caribbean hair sheep reveals quantitative link to West African ancestry. PLoS One. 12(6):e0179021.
Single-molecule sequencing and conformational capture enable de novo mammalian reference genomes -
Bickhart, D.M., Rosen, B.D., Koren, S., Sayre, B.L., Hastie, A.R., Chan, S., Lee, J., Lam, E.T., Liachko, I., Sullivan, S.T., Burton, J., Huson, H.J., Kelley, C.M., Hutchison, J.L., Zhou, Y., Sun, J., Crisa, A., Ponce De Leon, F.A., Schwartz, J.C., Hammond, J.A., Waldbieser, G.C., Schroeder, S.G., Liu, G., Dunham, M., Shendure, J., Sonstegard, T.S., Phillippy, A.M., Van Tassell, C.P., Smith, T.P. 2017. Single-molecule sequencing and conformational capture enable de novo mammalian reference genomes. Nature Genetics. 49(4):643-650.
Exploiting long read sequencing technologies to establish high quality highly contiguous pig reference genome assemblies -
Warr, A., Hall, R., Kim, K., Tseng, E., Koren, S., Phillippy, A.M., Bickhart, D.M., Rosen, B.D., Schroeder, S.G., Hume, D.A., Talbot, R., Rund, L., Schook, L.B., Chow, W., Howe, K., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Putnam, N., Green, E., Watson, M., Smith, T.P., Archibald, A.L. 2017. Exploiting long read sequencing technologies to establish high quality highly contiguous pig reference genome assemblies [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XX, January 14-18, 2017, San Diego, California. Paper No. 25025.
Improving the goat long-read assembly with optical mapping -
Bickhart, D.M., Smith, T.P., Rosen, B.D., Koren , S., Phillippy, A., Hastie, A.R., Sullivan, S.T., Liachko, I., Burton, J.N., Sayre, B.L., Liu, G., Schroeder, S.G., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P. 2016. Improving the goat long-read assembly with optical mapping. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13.
Progress toward a low budget reference grade genome assembly Reprint Icon -
Rosen, B.D., Bickhart, D.M., Koren, S., Hastie, A.R., Schroeder, S.G., Smith, T.P., Sullivan, S.T., Liachko, I., Burton, J.N., Dunham, M.J., Sendure, J., Sayre, B.L., Huson, H.J., Liu, G., Connor, E.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Phillippy, A., Van Tassell, C.P. 2016. Progress toward a low budget reference grade genome assembly. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13, P0612.
Comparative ruminant genomics highlights segmental duplication and mobile element insertion diversity -
Bickhart, D.M., Rosen, B.D., Schroeder, S.G., Van Tassell, C.P. 2016. Comparative ruminant genomics highlights segmental duplication and mobile element insertion diversity. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. San Diego, CA, Jan. 9–13, W109.