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2017 Peer Reviewed Publications

The US Culture Collection Network responding to the requirements of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (PDF)


Cryopreserved storage of clonal germplasm in the USDA National Plant Germplasm System (PDF)


A fine structure genetic analysis evaluating ecoregional adaptability of a Bos taurus breed (Hereford) (PDF)


 Wading into the gene pool: progress and constraints using wild species (PDF)


 Comparison of effects of cryopreservation diluents on the ability of Ram sperm to reduce resazurin dye 
(Abstract Only)


 Nonsurgical Artificial Insemination in the Ewe 
(Abstract Only)


 Practices that support coexistence: A survey of Alfalfa growers (PDF)


 Aquaculture genomics, genetics and breeding in the United States: Current status, challenges, and priorities for future research (PDF)


 
Recent Popular Press Articles

Preserving Livestock Genetic Diversity
Mother Earth News, Oct/Nov 2018

https://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/livestock/preserving-livestock-genetic-diversity-zm0z18onzsphe


Holsteins Born at Penn State to Improve Genetic Diversity are 'Udderly' Amazing
Penn State News, May 21, 2018

http://news.psu.edu/story/522505/2018/05/21/science-and-technology/holsteins-born-penn-state-improve-genetic-diversity


This Colorado Vault is Keeping Your Favorite Foods From Going Extinct 
The New Food Economy, March 5, 2018

https://newfoodeconomy.org/seed-banks-biodiversity-preservation/


 America Has a Bacon Problem: Our Pigs Aren't Fat Enough 
Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2017

https://www.wsj.com/articles/another-problem-with-america-our-skinny-pigs-make-lousy-bacon-1501256000?mg=prod/accounts-wsj (subscription required) (PDF)


 Arks of the Apocalypse
The New York Times Magazine, July 13, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/13/magazine/seed-vault-extinction-banks-arks-of-the-apocalypse.html?action=click&contentCollection=magazine&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=8&pgtype=sectionfront


Recovering Lost Genetic Diversity in Holsteins is Focus of Professors' Research
Penn State News, May 8, 2017

http://news.psu.edu/story/467412/2017/05/08/research/recovering-lost-genetic-diversity-holsteins-focus-professors


The Investment Bank
5280 Magazine, May 2017

http://www.5280.com/2017/04/the-investment-bank/ (PDF)