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Brittney Keel
Research Geneticist (Animals)


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Relationship of length of the estrous cycle to antral follicle number in crossbred beef heifers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cushman, R.A., Kaps, M., Snider, A.P., Crouse, M.S., Woodbury, B.L., Keel, B.N., McCarthy, K.L. 2024. Relationship of length of the estrous cycle to antral follicle number in crossbred beef heifers. Translational Animal Science. 8.Article txae074. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txae074.
Why are some cows skinny? An evaluation of stress and immune factors - (Abstract Only)
Online feeding behavior monitoring of individual group-housed grow-finish pigs using a low-frequency RFID electronic feeding system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ileal epithelial tissue transcript profiles of steers with experimentally induced liver abscesses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Keel, B.N., Hales, K.E., Wells, J.E., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Crouse, M.S., Nonneman, D.J., Nagaraja, T.G., Lawrence, T.E., Amachawadi, R.G., Carroll, J.A., Burdick Sanchez, N.C., Broadway, P.R. 2024. Ileal epithelial tissue transcript profiles of steers with experimentally induced liver abscesses. Applied Animal Science. 40(3):414-420. https://doi.org/10.15232/aas.2023-02503.
Clustering of multi-tissue transcriptomes in gilts with normal cyclicity or delayed puberty reveals genes related to pubertal development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wijesena, H., Keel-Mercer, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Cushman, R.A., Lents, C.A. 2023. Clustering of multi-tissue transcriptomes in gilts with normal cyclicity or delayed puberty reveals genes related to pubertal development. Biology of Reproduction. 110(Issue2)261-274(Article ioad145). https://doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioad145.
A compendium of genetic regulatory effects across pig tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teng, J., Gao, Y., Yin, H., Bai, Z., Liu, S., Zeng, H., Consortium, T., Bai, L., Cai, Z., Zhao, B., Li, X., Xu, Z., Lin, Q., Pan, Z., Yang, W., Yu, X., Guan, D., Hou, Y., Keel-Mercer, B.N., Rohrer, G.A., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Ballester, M., Crespo, D., Quintanilla, R., Canela-Xandri, O., Rawlik, K., Xia, C., Yao, Y., Zhao, Q., Yao, W., Yang, L., Li, H., Zhang, H., Liao, W., Chen, T., Karlskov-Mortensen, P., Fredholm, M., Amills Eras, M., Clop, A., Giuffra, E., Wu, J., Cai, X., Diao, S., Pan, X., Wei, C., Li, J., Cheng, H., Wang, S., Su, G., Sahana, G., Lund, M., Dekkers, J., Kramer, L., Tuggle, C.K., Corbett, R., Groenen, M.A., Madsen, O., Godia, M., Rocha, D., Li, C., Pausch, H., Hu, X., Frantz, L., Luo, Y., Lin, L., Zhou, Z., Zhang, Z., Chen, Z., Cui, L., Xiang, R., Shen, X., Li, P., Huang, R., Tang, G., Li, M., Zhao, Y., Yi, G., Tang, Z., Jiang, J., Zhao, F., Yuan, X., Liu, X., Chen, Y., Xu, X., Zhao, S., Zhao, P., Haley, C., Zhou, H., Wang, Q., Pan, Y., Ding, X., Ma, L., Li, J., Navarro, P., Zhang, Q., Li, B., Tenesa, A., Liu, G. 2024. A compendium of genetic regulatory effects across pig tissues. Nature. 56:112-123. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-023-01585-7.
Estimation of cell type proportions from bulk RNA-Seq of porcine whole blood samples using partial reference-free deconvolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel-Mercer, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rohrer, G.A., Oliver, W.T. 2023. Estimation of cell type proportions from bulk RNA-Seq of porcine whole blood samples using partial reference-free deconvolution. Animal Gene. 30. Article 200159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.angen.2023.200159.
gBLUP-GWAS identifies candidate genes, signaling pathways, and putative functional polymorphisms for age at puberty in gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wijesena, H.R., Nonneman, D.J., Snelling, W.M., Rohrer, G.A., Keel, B.N., Lents, C.A. 2023. gBLUP-GWAS identifies candidate genes, signaling pathways, and putative functional polymorphisms for age at puberty in gilts. Journal of Animal Science. Article skad063. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad063.
Multi clustering of the hypothalamic–pituitary–ovary transcriptome in gilts with normal cyclicity or delayed puberty reveals genes related to puberty - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H., Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Lents, C.A. 2023. Multi clustering of the hypothalamic–pituitary–ovary transcriptome in gilts with normal cyclicity or delayed puberty reveals genes related to puberty [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference. January 13-18, 2023, San Diego, California. PE0874.
Multi-tissue multi-omics approach to investigate genomic factors underlying pubertal phenotypes in gilts - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Lents, C.A. 2023. Multi-tissue multi-omics approach to investigate genomic factors underlying pubertal phenotypes in gilts [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 13-18, 2023, San Diego, California. Palm 1-2.
Recent developments and future directions in meta-analysis of differential gene expression in livestock RNA-Seq - ()
Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2022. Recent developments and future directions in meta-analysis of differential gene expression in livestock RNA-Seq. Frontiers in Genetics. 13. Article 983043. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.983043.
Genes involved in feed efficiency identified in a meta-analysis of rumen tissue from two populations of beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Meyer, A.M., Kern-Lunbery, R.J., Cunningham-Hollinger, H.C., Funk, T.H., Keel, B.N. 2022. Genes involved in feed efficiency identified in a meta-analysis of rumen tissue from two populations of beef steers. Animals. 12(12). Article 1514. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12121514.
Genome-wide association for behavioral anestrus in swine - (Abstract Only)
Dam parity structure and body condition during lactation influence piglet growth and gilt sexual maturation through pre-finishing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T., Wells, J.E., Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2022. Dam parity structure and body condition during lactation influence piglet growth and gilt sexual maturation through pre-finishing. Journal of Animal Science. 100(4):1-9. Article skac031. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac031.
Global analysis of differential gene expression within the porcine conceptus transcriptome as it transitions through spherical, ovoid, and tubular morphologies during the initiation of elongation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walsh, S.C., Miles, J.R., Keel, B.N., Rempel, L.A., Wright-Johnson, E.C., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Pannier, A.K. 2022. Global analysis of differential gene expression within the porcine conceptus transcriptome as it transitions through spherical, ovoid, and tubular morphologies during the initiation of elongation. Molecular Reproduction and Development. Article 23553. https://doi.org/10.1002/mrd.23553.
Gene expression in the amygdala and hippocampus of cyclic and acyclic gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wijesena, H.R., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., Lents, C.A. 2022. Gene expression in the amygdala and hippocampus of cyclic and acyclic gilts. Journal of Animal Science. Article skab372. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab372.
Transcriptomic analysis for pork color – The ham halo effect in biceps femoris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D.J., Keel-Mercer, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rohrer, G.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A. 2022. Transcriptomic analysis for pork color – The ham halo effect in biceps femoris. Meat and Muscle Biology. 6(1):1-8. Article 13050. https://doi.org/10.22175/mmb.13050.
Hematology parameters as potential indicators of feed efficiency in pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Wells, J., Rempel, L.A., Chitko-McKown, C.G., Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T. 2021. Hematology parameters as potential indicators of feed efficiency in pigs. Translational Animal Science. 5(4). Article txab219. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txab219.
Preovulatory estradiol concentrations influence oviductal gene expression - (Abstract Only)
Quail, L.K., Cushman, R.A., Keel, B.N., McNeel, A.K., Gonda, M.G., Perry, G.A. 2021. Preovulatory estradiol concentrations influence oviductal gene expression [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting, December 15-18, 2021, St. Louis, Missouri. Poster P232.
Testicular transcriptomics in GnRHR-II knockdown boars - (Abstract Only)
Characterization and comparative analysis of transcriptional profiles of porcine colostrum and mature milk at different parities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Wells, J.E., Jones, S.A., Rempel, L.A. 2021. Characterization and comparative analysis of transcriptional profiles of porcine colostrum and mature milk at different parities. BMC Genomic Data. 22. Article 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12863-021-00980-5.
GBLUP-GWAS identifies candidate genes and polymorphisms for age at puberty in gilts - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Nonneman, D.J., Snelling, W.M., Rohrer, G.A., Keel, B.N., Lents, C.A. 2021. GBLUP-GWAS identifies candidate genes and polymorphisms for age at puberty in gilts. In proceedings: International Society for Animal Genetics Conference, July 26-30, 2021. Virtual. p. 111. Abstract P320.
Epimural microbiota and rumen epithelial gene expression in healthy and liver-abscessed animals - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, W., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Keel, B.N., Wells, J., Hales, K., Knoell, A., Paz, H.A., Fernando, S. 2020. Epimural microbiota and rumen epithelial gene expression in healthy and liver-abscessed animals [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 98(Supplement 3):135. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa054.234.
Rumen epithelial transcriptome and microbiome profiles of rumen epithelium and contents of beef cattle with and without liver abscesses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, W., Keel, B.N., Kachman, S.D., Fernando, S.C., Wells, J.E., Hales, K.E., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2020. Rumen epithelial transcriptome and microbiome profiles of rumen epithelium and contents of beef cattle with and without liver abscesses. Journal of Animal Science. 98(12):1-13. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa359.
Assessment of imputation from low-pass sequencing to predict merit of beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Hoff, J.L., Li, J.H., Kuehn, L.A., Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Pickrell, J.K. 2020. Assessment of imputation from low-pass sequencing to predict merit of beef steers. Genes. 11(11). Article 1312. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11111312.
Utilization of a 3D hydrogel culture system to study reproductive process of conceptus elongation in vitro - (Abstract Only)
Evaluation of transcript assembly in multiple porcine tissues suggests optimal sequencing depth for RNA-Seq using total RNA library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T., Keele, J.W., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2020. Evaluation of transcript assembly in multiple porcine tissues suggests optimal sequencing depth for RNA-Seq using total RNA library. Animal Gene. 17-18. Article 200105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.angen.2020.200105.
Transcriptome of the amygdala in normal cyclic and acyclic gilts - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N. 2020. Transcriptome of the amygdala in normal cyclic and acyclic gilts [abstract]. Journal of the Endocrine Society. 4(Supplement 1):A659. SUN-242. https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.1300.
Comparison of microRNA between ejaculated and epididymal semen - (Abstract Only)
Zoca, S., Ge, X., Perkins, S., Cushman, R.A., McDaneld, T.G., Keel, B.N., Perry, G. 2020. Comparison of microRNA between ejaculated and epididymal semen. Animal Reproduction Science. 220. Article 106378. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2020.106378.
Feeding behavior of grow-finish swine and the impacts of heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cross, A.J., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Keel, B.N., Cassady, J.P., Rohrer, G.A. 2020. Feeding behavior of grow-finish swine and the impacts of heat stress. Translational Animal Science. 4(2):986-992. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txaa023.
Using SNP weights derived from gene expression modules to improve GWAS power for feed efficiency in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Kuehn, L.A., Rohrer, G.A. 2020. Using SNP weights derived from gene expression modules to improve GWAS power for feed efficiency in pigs [abstract]. In proceedings: Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, 11-15 Jan 2020. W222. Available: https://plan.core-apps.com/pag_2020/abstract
Sow parity structure and body condition measurements throughout lactation and relationship to piglet growth - (Abstract Only)
Cervantes, M.A., Garcia, M., Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T., Wells, J., Rempel, L.A. 2019. Sow parity structure and body condition measurements throughout lactation and relationship to piglet growth [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 97 (Supplement 2):250. Abstract PSI-16. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz122.441.
Genes associated with body weight gain and feed intake identified by meta-analysis of the mesenteric fat from crossbred beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Oliver, W.T., Rempel, L.A., Keel, B.N. 2020. Genes associated with body weight gain and feed intake identified by meta-analysis of the mesenteric fat from crossbred beef steers. PLoS One. 15(1):e0227154. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227154.
Using SNP weights derived from gene expression modules to improve GWAS power for feed efficiency in pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Kuehn, L.A., Rohrer, G.A. 2020. Using SNP weights derived from gene expression modules to improve GWAS power for feed efficiency in pigs. Frontiers in Genetics. 10:1339. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.01339.
Influence of age of dam on daughter reproductive performance and follicle numbers in beef heifers - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R., Spuri-Gomes, R., Tenley, S., Rosasco, S., Rich, J., Northrop, E., Miles, J., Lindholm-Perry, A., Keel, B., Perry, G., Summers, A., Cupp, A. 2020. Influence of age of dam on daughter reproductive performance and follicle numbers in beef heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 98(Supplement 3):115. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa054.195.
Rumen epithelial transcriptome and microbiome profiles of beef cattle with liver abscesses - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Abbas, W., Keel, B.N., Fernando, S., Wells, J., Hales, K.E. 2020. Rumen epithelial transcriptome and microbiome profiles of beef cattle with liver abscesses [abstract]. International Plant & Animal Genome XXVIII Conference, January 11-15, 2020, San Diego, California. Poster Number PO0325. Available at: https://plan.core-apps.com/pag_2020/abstract/720aec4f687fb81a6ae44784bf04eela.
Evaluation of transcript assembly in multiple porcine tissues suggests optimal sequencing depth for RNA-Seq using total RNA library - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T., Keele, J.W., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2020. Evaluation of transcript assembly in multiple porcine tissues suggests optimal sequencing depth for RNA-Seq using total RNA library. In: Proceedings of Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII Conference, January 11-15, 2020, San Diego, California. Poster No. PE0128. Available: https://plan.core-apps.com/pag_2020/abstract
Transcriptomic profiles of uniform populations of in vivo-produced spherical, ovoid, or tubular porcine embryos during the initiation of elongation - (Abstract Only)
Walsh, S., Miles, J.R., Wright-Johnson, E.C., Keel, B.N., Rempel, L.A., Pannier, A.K. 2019. Transcriptomic profiles of uniform populations of in vivo-produced spherical, ovoid, or tubular porcine embryos during the initiation of elongation [abstract]. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 32(2):152. https://doi.org/10.1071/RDv32n2Ab53.
A survey of copy number variation in the porcine genome detected from whole-genome sequence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Rohrer, G.A. 2019. A survey of copy number variation in the porcine genome detected from whole-genome sequence. Frontiers in Genetics. 10:737. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00737.
Evaluation of genotype quality parameters for SowPro90, a new genotyping array for swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wijesena, H.R., Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., Petersen, J.L., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2019. Evaluation of genotype quality parameters for SowPro90, a novel genotyping platform for swine. Journal of Animal Science. 97(8):3262-3273. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz185.
A survey of genomic variants in commercial swine germplasm identified from whole-genome sequence - (Abstract Only)
Rumen epithelial transcriptome profile of beef cattle with liver abscesses - (Abstract Only)
Dam body condition during lactation influences piglet growth and maturation pre-finishing - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Keel, B.N., Oliver, W.T., Wells, J., Lents, C.A., Rohrer, G.A. 2019. Dam body condition during lactation influences piglet growth and maturation pre-finishing [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 97(Supplement 3):139-140. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz258.285.
Influence of microRNAs from semen on bovine fertility - (Abstract Only)
Perkins, S.D., Keel, B.N., Northrop, E.J., McDaneld, T.G., Cushman, R.A., Harstine, B.R., DeJarnette, J.M., Utt, M.D., Perry, G.A. 2019. Influence of microRNAs from semen on bovine fertility [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting. Abstract Program, p. 181-182. Available: https://community.ssr.org/news-events/past-meetings/annual-meetings575
The influence of preovulatory estradiol on trophectoderm and uterine gene transcript abundance around maternal recognition of pregnancy in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Northrop, E.J., Rich, J.J., Cushman, R.A., Miles, J.R., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Keel, B.N., Yao, R., Ge, X., Perry, G.A. 2019. The influence of preovulatory estradiol on trophectoderm and uterine gene transcript abundance around maternal recognition of pregnancy in beef cattle [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting. Abstract Program, p. 317. Available: https://community.ssr.org/news-events/past-meetings/annual-meeting575
Cataloguing genetic variants in commercial swine - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2019. Cataloguing genetic variants in commercial swine [abstract]. In: Plant & Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XXVII, 12-16 January 2019, San Diego, CA. pg. 216. W1046. Available: https://www.intlpag.org/2019/images/pdf/2019/PAGXXVII-abstracts-workshops.pdf
Fine mapping of QTL associated with age at puberty in gilts using a novel Affymetrix SNP (SowPro90) - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., Riethoven, J.J., Rohrer, G.A., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2019. Fine mapping of QTL associated with age at puberty in gilts using a novel Affymetrix SNP (SowPro90) [abstract]. In: Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XXVII, 12-16 January 2019, San Diego, CA. pg. 116. PE0404. Available: https://www.intlpag.org/2019/images/pdf/2019/PAGXXVII-abstracts-posters.pdf
Genetic factors associated with changes in feeding behavior due to elevated temperature - (Abstract Only)
Porcine single nucleotide polymorphisms and their functional effect: an update - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Oliver, W.T., Rohrer, G.A. 2018. Porcine single nucleotide polymorphisms and their functional effect: an update. BMC Research Notes. 11:860. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3973-6.
Neonatal lactocrine deficiency affects the adult porcine endometrial transcriptome at pregnancy day 13 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
George, A.F., Ho, T., Prasad, N., Keel, B.N., Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Bartol, F.F., Bagnell, C.A. 2019. Neonatal lactocrine deficiency affects the adult porcine endometrial transcriptome at pregnancy day 13. Biology of Reproduction. 100(1):71-85. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioy180.
Multi-cohort study of the mesenteric fat from crossbred beef steers identifies genes associated with body weight gain - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Keel, B.N. 2018. Multi-cohort study of the mesenteric fat from crossbred beef steers identifies genes associated with body weight gain [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 96(Supplement S3):232-233. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky404.506.
The effects of Capn1 gene inactivation on the differential expression of genes in skeletal muscle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Horodyska, J., Foote, A.P. 2018. The effects of Capn1 gene inactivation on the differential expression of genes in skeletal muscle. Gene. 668:54-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2018.05.040.
RNA-seq meta-analysis identifies genes in skeletal muscle associated with gain and intake across a multi-season study of crossbred beef steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Zarek, C.M., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2018. RNA-seq meta-analysis identifies genes in skeletal muscle associated with gain and intake across a multi-season study of crossbred beef steers. BMC Genomics. 19:430. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-4769-8.
Long-term effects of lactocrine-deficiency on the global porcine endometrial transcriptome and the microRNA-mRNA interactome at pregnancy day 13 - (Abstract Only)
George, A.F., Ho, T., Prasad, N., Keel, B.N., Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Bartol, F.F., Bagnell, C.A. 2018. Long-term effects of lactocrine-deficiency on the global porcine endometrial transcriptome and the microRNA-mRNA interactome at pregnancy day 13 [abstract]. In proceedings: Society for the Study of Reproduction 51st Annual Meeting, 10-13 July 2018, New Orleans, LA. p. 23-24. Available: https://www.ssr.org/sites/ssr.org/files/2018_annual_meeting_abstracts_updated.pdf
Genome-wide association of myoglobin concentrations in pork loins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cross, A.J., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., Rohrer, G.A. 2018. Genome-wide association of myoglobin concentrations in pork loins. Meat and Muscle Biology. 2(1):189-196. https://doi.org/10.22175/mmb2017.08.0042.
Genome-wide association of changes in swine feeding behaviour due to heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cross, A.J., Keel, B.N., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Cassady, J.P., Rohrer, G.A. 2018. Genome-wide association of changes in swine feeding behaviour due to heat stress. Genetics Selection Evolution. 50:11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12711-018-0382-1.
Feed-forward and generalised regression neural networks in modelling feeding behaviour of pigs in the grow-finish phase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cross, A.J., Rohrer, G.A., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Cassady, J.P., Keel, B.N. 2018. Feed-forward and generalised regression neural networks in modelling feeding behaviour of pigs in the grow-finish phase. Biosystems Engineering. 173:124-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2018.02.005.
Comparison of Burrows-Wheeler transform-based mapping algorithms used in high-throughput whole-genome sequencing: application to Illumina data for livestock genomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M. 2018. Comparison of Burrows-Wheeler transform-based mapping algorithms used in high-throughput whole-genome sequencing: application to Illumina data for livestock genomes. Frontiers in Genetics. 9:35. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2018.00035.
The Wnt signaling pathway is differentially expressed during the bovine herpesvirus 1 latency-reactivation cycle: evidence that two protein kinases associated with neuronal survival (Akt3 and bone morphogenetic protein.... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Workman, A.M., Zhu, L., Keel, B.N., Smith, T.P.L., Jones, C. 2018. The Wnt signaling pathway is differentially expressed during the bovine herpesvirus 1 latency-reactivation cycle: evidence that two protein kinases associated with neuronal survival (Akt3 and bone morphogenetic protein receptor 2) are expressed at higher levels during latency. Journal of Virology. 92:e01937-17. https//doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01937-17.
A survey of copy number variation in the porcine genome detected from whole-genome sequence - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2018. A survey of copy number variation in the porcine genome detected from whole-genome sequence [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 96(Supplement 2):17-18. Abstract 32.
Transcriptome analysis for pork color – the ham halo effect in biceps femoris - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Keel, B.N., King, D.A. 2018. Transcriptome analysis for pork color – the ham halo effect in biceps femoris [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 96(Supplement 2):102. Abstract 192.
MOCASSIN-prot: A multi-objective clustering approach for protein similarity networks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Deng, B., Moriyama, E.N. 2018. MOCASSIN-prot: A multi-objective clustering approach for protein similarity networks. Bioinformatics. 34(8):1270-1277. https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btx755.
MOCASSIN-prot software - ()
Keel, B.N., Deng, B., Moriyama, E.N. 2018. MOCASSIN-prot software [computer program]. Version 1. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Available: http://bioinfolab.unl.edu/emlab/MOCASSINprot.
Integration of gene expression profiling of hypothalamic arcuate nucleus with genome-wide associations to discover functional variants associated with age at puberty in gilts - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Keel, B.N., Riethoven, J.J., Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2017. Integration of gene expression profiling of hypothalamic arcuate nucleus with genome-wide associations to discover functional variants associated with age at puberty in gilts. [abstract] In proceedings: Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVI, San Diego, CA. 13-17 Jan.2018. Abstract W981. Available: pag.confex.com/pag/xxvi/meetingapp.cgi/paper/31862.
Incorporating deep learning into the analysis of diverse livestock data - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N. 2017. Incorporating deep learning into the analysis of diverse livestock data. [Abstract]. In Proceedings: Livestock High-Throughput Phenotyping and Big Data Analytics (Livestock HTP and Big Data), Nov. 13-14, 2017, Beltsville, MD. www.animalgenome.org/share/meetings/LivestockHTP.
A feed-forward neural network for modeling feeding behavior of group-housed grow-finish pigs with respect to thermal conditions - (Proceedings)
Keel, B.N., Cross, A.J., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Cassady, J.P., Rohrer, G.A. 2018. A feed-forward neural network for modeling feeding behavior of group-housed grow-finish pigs with respect to thermal conditions. In proceedings: World Congress of Genetics Applied in Livestock Production, 11-16 Feb 2018, Auckland, New Zealand. Volume Species-Porcine 1, 240. Available: https://www.wcgalp.org/proceedings/2018
Beef steers with average dry matter intake and divergent average daily gain have altered gene expression in the jejunum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foote, A.P., Keel, B.N., Zarek, C.M., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2017. Beef steers with average dry matter intake and divergent average daily gain have altered gene expression in the jejunum. Journal of Animal Science. 95(10):4430-4439. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas2017.1804.
Linkage disequilibrium among commonly genotyped SNP and variants detected from bull sequence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A., Keel, B.N., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L. 2017. Linkage disequilibrium among commonly genotyped SNP and variants detected from bull sequence. Animal Genetics. 48:516-522. https://doi.org/doi: 10.1111/age.12579.
GENOMICS SYMPOSIUM: Using genomic approaches to uncover sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Reithoven, J.-J., Trenhaile-Grannemann, M.D., Thorson, J.F., Keel, B.N., Miller, P.S., Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2017. GENOMICS SYMPOSIUM: Using genomic approaches to uncover sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows. Journal of Animal Science. 95:4196-4205. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas2016.1334.
Meta-analysis of RNA-Seq data across cohorts in a multi-season feed efficiency study of crossbred beef steers accounts for biological and technical variability within season - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Zarek, C.M., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2017. Meta-analysis of RNA-Seq data across cohorts in a multi-season feed efficiency study of crossbred beef steers accounts for biological and technical variability within season [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 95(Suppl4):98. doi:10.2527/asasann.2017/198.
Alteration in gene expression in the jejunum mucosa of Angus steers with divergent ADG - (Abstract Only)
Foote, A.P., Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2017. Alteration in gene expression in the jejunum mucosa of Angus steers with divergent ADG [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 95(Supplement 4):64.
Genes in skeletal muscle associated with gain and intake identified in a multi-season study of crossbred beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Keel, B.N., Zarek, C.M., Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C. 2017. Genes in skeletal muscle associated with gain and intake identified in a multi-season study of crossbred beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 95(Supplement 4):161.
Genome wide association of changes in feeding behavior due to heat stress in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Cross, A.J., Keel, B.N., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Rohrer, G.A. 2017. Genome wide association of changes in feeding behavior due to heat stress in pigs [abstract]. International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG). Abstract #MT279 (Abstract book p. 138-139). Available: http://www.isag.us/2017/docs/ISAG2017_Proceedings.pdf.
A survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms identified from whole-genome sequencing and their functional effect in the porcine genome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2017. A survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms identified from whole-genome sequencing and their functional effect in the porcine genome. Animal Genetics. 48(4):404-411. doi:10.1111/age.12557.
USMARC update on swine reproduction research - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Lents, C.A., Keel, B.N., Rohrer, G.A. 2017. USMARC update on swine reproduction research. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. [Abstract] In Proceedings: Plant and Animal Genome XXV Conference, Jan. 14-18, 2017. San Diego, CA. W914.
The roles of age at puberty and energy restriction in sow reproductive longevity: a genomic perspective - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Trenhaile-Grannemann, M.D., Riethoven, J.J., Keel, B.N., Thorson, J.F., Miller, P.S., Johnson, R.K., Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2017. The roles of age at puberty and energy restriction in sow reproductive longevity: a genomic perspective [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 95(Supplement 2):12. https://doi.org/10.2527/asasmw.2017.027.
A survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms identified from whole-genome sequencing and their functional effect in the porcine genome - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2017. A survey of single nucleotide polymorphisms identified from whole-genome sequencing and their functional effect in the porcine genome [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 95(Supplement 1):17-18. https://:doi.org/10.2527/asasmw.2017.037.
Integration of genomic resources to uncover pleiotropic regions associated with age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows - (Abstract Only)
Ciobanu, D.C., Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Trenhaile, M.D., Riethoven, J.J., Thorson, J., Keel, B.N., Miller, P.S., Spangler, S.D., Kachman, S.D. 2017. Integration of genomic resources to uncover pleiotropic regions associated with age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, 14-18 January 2017. W919. Paper 25071. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingsapp.cgi/Paper/25071.
Variation in gene expression in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus of gilts with differences in pubertal status and subjected to dietary energy restriction - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Keel, B.N., Thorson, J.F., Sullivan, G.A., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2017. Variation in gene expression in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus of gilts with differences in pubertal status and subjected to dietary energy restriction [abstract]. In: Proceedings Plant and Animal Genome Conference, 13-18 January 2017, San Diego, CA. P1168. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/25926.
Evolutionary and functional features of copy number variation in the cattle genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Snelling, W.M. 2016. Evolutionary and functional features of copy number variation in the cattle genome. Frontiers in Genetics. 7:207. doi:10.3389/fgene.2016.00207.
Genome-wide copy number variation in the bovine genome detected using low coverage sequence of popular beef breeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keel, B.N., Keele, J.W., Snelling, W.M. 2017. Genome-wide copy number variation in the bovine genome detected using low coverage sequence of popular beef breeds. Animal Genetics. 48:141-150. https://doi.org/10.1111/age.12519.
Profile of the spleen transcriptome in beef steers with variation in gain and feed intake Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kern, R.J., Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M., Kuehn, L.A., Freetly, H.C. 2016. Profile of the spleen transcriptome in beef steers with variation in gain and feed intake. Frontiers in Genetics. 7:127. doi:10.3389/fgene.2016.00127.
Genome-wide copy number variation in the bovine genome detected using low coverage sequence of popular beef breeds - (Abstract Only)
Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M., Keele, J.W. 2016. Genome-wide copy number variation in the bovine genome detected using low coverage sequence of popular beef breeds [abstract]. International Society for Animal Genetics (35th ISAG). Abstract Book. p. 83 (Abstract # P4008).
Genomewide association study of liver abscess in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Tait Jr, R.G., Jones, S., Keel, B.N., Snelling, W.M. 2016. Genomewide association study of liver abscess in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 94(2):490-499.