Poultry 2

Presentations and discussions on research to improve poultry using modern genetic and genomic methods. Organized by USDA Multistate Research Project NC1170, and NRSP-8 Poultry
Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Sunset - Meeting House
Douglas D. Rhoads and Fiona McCarthy
8:00 AM
MeSH Annotation of the Chicken Genome
Gota Morota, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Tim Beissinger, USDA-ARS, University of Missouri; Francisco Peñagaricano, University of Florida

8:40 AM
Intestinal Nutrient Transporter Expression in Embryonic and Posthatch Turkeys
Eric A. Wong, Virginia Tech; Melodie Weintraut, Virginia Tech; Sungwon Kim, The Roslin Institute R(D)SVS; Rami A. Dalloul, Virginia Tech

9:00 AM
The Domestichick Project: from 57K to Whole Genome Sequence Data.
Michèle Tixier-Boichard, INRA, UMR GABI; Mahendra Mariadassou, INRA UR MAIAGE; Pierre Nicolas, INRA UR MAIAGE; Mariangela Marca, INRA UR MAIAGE; Diane Esquerre, Plateforme Genomique; Alain Vignal, INRA UMR GenPhySe

9:40 AM
Differential Expression Profiles of miRNAs Induced by Vaccination Followed by Marek’s Disease Virus Challenge at Cytolytic Stage in Chickens Resistant or Susceptible to Marek’s Disease
Huanmin Zhang, USDA ARS Avian Disease & Oncology Laboratory; Shuang Chang, Shandong Agricultrural University; Qingmei Xie, South China Agricultural University; Yanghua He, University of Maryland; Kunzhe Dong, USDA ARS Avian Disease & Oncology Laboratory; Catherine W. Ernst, Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University; Jiuzhou Song, University of Maryland

10:00 AM

10:30 AM
Genome-Wide Gene Express
Fiona M. McCarthy, University of Arizona; Amanda M. Cooksey, University of Arizona; Cathy R. Gresham, Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology; Ken Pendarvis, University of Arizona; Shane Burgess, University of Arizona

10:50 AM
Chasing the Genetics of Ascites in Broilers
Douglas D. Rhoads, University of Arkansas; Katy Tarrant, University of Arkansas; Shatovisha Dey, University of Arkansas; Khaloud Alzahrani, University of Arkansas; Nicholas B. Anthony, University of Arkansas

11:10 AM
Temperature Effects on Gene Expression in Turkey Satellite Cells.
Kent M. Reed, University of Minnesota; Kristelle M. Mendoza, University of Minnesota; Cindy Coy, The Ohio State University; Gale M. Strasburg, Michigan State University; Sandra G. Velleman, The Ohio State University

11:30 AM
NC1170 Business meeting

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