Publications 2007

2007 has been a very productive year for the researchers at the Faculty of Veterinary Science from the viewpoint of publications. There were many papers published in peer-reviewed journals of national and international interest as you will see from the entries below. In addition to this, our research has been featured in a number of domestic and overseas conferences and symposiums, some of which are listed here.

Animal Production

Applied Animal Reproduction

Companion Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

Educational Research and Practice Management

Equine Research

Farm Animal Health and Welfare

Genetics and Genomics

Immunology, Photobiology and Pharmacology

Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology

Wildlife Biology, Health and Conservation

Animal Production

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Brock K, Cant R, Clemson L, Mason R & Fraser D.
Effects of Diet and Plasma Vitamin D (25(OH)D)Levels in Vietnamese Immigrant Elderly in Sydney, Australia.
The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 103: 786-792.

Celi P, Walkden-Brown SW, Blache D, Szell AZ, Wilkinson HM & Martin G.
Twin efficiency for reproductive variables in monozygotic twin sheep.
Theriogenology 68 (3): 663-672.

Fulkerson W, Neal J, Clark C, Horadagoda A, Nandra K & Barchia IM.
Nutritive value of forage species grown in the warm temperate climate of Australia for dairy cows: grasses and legumes.
Livestock Science 107: 253-264.

Fulkerson W, Davison T, Garcia S, Hough G, Goddard M, Dobos R & Bockey M.
Holstein-Friesian dairy cows under a predominantly grazing system: Interaction between genotype and environment.
Journal of Dairy Science

Garcia S, Pedernera M, Fulkerson W, Horadagoda A & Nandra KS.
Feeding concentrates based on individual cow requirements improves the yield of milk solids in Dairy cows grazing restricted pasture.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 47 (5): 502-508.

Garcia S, Fulkerson W, Nettle R, Kenny S & Armstrong D.
FutureDairy: a national multidisciplinary project to assist Dairy farmers to manage future challenges - methods and early findings.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 47: 1025-1031.

Kopinski J, Blaney B, Downing J, McVeigh J & Murray SA.
Feeding sorghum ergot (Claviceps africana) to sows before farrowing inhibits milk production.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (5): 169-176.

Moate PJ, Chalupa W, Boston RC & Lean I.
Milk fatty acids. I. Variation in the concentration of individual fatty acids in bovine milk.
Journal of Dairy Science 90 (10): 4730-4739.

Neal M, Neal J & Fulkerson W.
Optimal Choice of dairy Forages in Eastern Australia.
Journal of Dairy Science 90 (6): 3044-3059.

Selle P, Ravindran V, Ravindran G & Bryden WL.
Effects of dietary lysine and microbial phytase on growth performance and nutrient utilisation of broiler chickens.
Asian Australian Journal of Animal Science 20 (7): 1100-1107.

Wang B, Downing J, Petocz P, Brand-Miller J, Bryden WL.
Metabolic fate of intravenously administered N-Acetylneuraminic acid-6-14C in newborn piglets.
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 16 (1): 110-115.

Conferences

Garcia S, Jacobs J, Woodward SL & Clark D.
Complimentary forage rotations: a review.
Australasian Dairy Science Symposium.

Hay G & Scott T.
Growth Performance and its Prediction in Two Commercial Strains of Meat Ducks.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Mikkelsen L, Vidanarachchi J, Olnood C, Bao Y, Selle P & Choct M.
Evaluation of Potassium Diformate in Necrotic Enteritis Challenge Model.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Ovelgonne E, Muir W & Scott T.
Meat and Bone Meal Future Nutraceuticals for Poultry: A Review.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Pedernera-Romano M, Salvin H, Celi P, Garcia S, Horadagoda A & Fulkerson W.
How oxidative stress affects your herd.
Australian Dairy Conference 2007.

Sayed M & Scott T.
Maintaining Electrolytes and water Balance to Alleviate Heat Stress in Broiler Chickens.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Scott T & Muir W.
Variation in Broiler Performance Due to Wheat Source and Enzyme Supplementation.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Selle P, Gill R & Scott T.
Effects of Pre-pelleted Wheat and Phytase Supplementation on Broiler Growth Performance and Nutrient Utilisation.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Wynn P, Nicholas L, Riley L & Sheehy P.
Comparative Genomics And Lactation: Making More Money From Milk.
Pakistan Congress of Zoology.

Wynn P, Nicholas K, Riley L & Sheehy P.
Exploiting mammalian lactational strategies to boost commercial milk production.
XVI Conference of the Society of Animal Physiologists of India (SAPI).

Applied Animal Reproduction

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Andrabi S & Maxwell WMC.
A Review on Reproductive Biotechnologies for conservation of Endangered Mammalian Species.
Animal Reproduction Science 99 (3-4): 223-243.

Bagg M, Nottle M, Armstrong D & Grupen C.
Relationship between follicle size and oocyte developmental competence in prepubertal and adult pigs.
Reproduction Fertility and Development 19 (7): 797-803.

Bathgate R, Morton K, Eriksson B, Rath D, Seig B, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Non-surgical deep intra-uterine transfer in vitro produced porcine embryos derived from sex-sorted frozen-thawed boar sperm.
Animal Reproduction Science 99 (1-2): 82-92.

Bathgate R, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Effects of platelet-activating factor and platelet-activating factor:acetylhydrolase on in vitro post-thaw boar sperm perameters.
Theriogenology 67 (4): 886-892.

Beilby K, Marti J, Leahy T, Maxwell W & Evans G.
The effect of post-thaw addition of seminal plasma proteins on sex-sorted ram sperm.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42: 98.

Clulow J, Maxwell WMC, Evans G & Morris L.
A comparison of duck and chicken egg yolk for cryopreservation of stallion sperm.
Australian Veterinaru Journal 85 (6): 232-235.

De Graaf S, Evans G, Gillan L, Guerra M, Maxwell WMC & O'Brien J.
The influence of antioxidant cholesterol and seminal plasma on the in vitro quality of sorted and non-sorted ram spermatozoa.
Theriogenology 67 (2): 217-227.

De Graaf S, Evans G, Maxwell WMC, Cran D & O'Brien J.
Birth of offspring of pre-determined sex after artificial insemination of frozen-thawed sex sorted and re-frozen-thawed ram spermatozoa.
Theriogenology 67 (2): 391-398.

De Graaf S, Beilby K, O'Brien J, Downing J, Maxwell WMC, Evans G & Osborn D.
Embryo production from superovulated sheep inseminated with sex-sorted ram spermatozoa.
Theriogenology 67 (3): 550-555.

De Graaf S, Evans G, Maxwell WMC, Downing J & O'Brien J.
Successful low dose insemination of flow cytometrically sorted ram spermatozoa in sheep.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42: 648-653.

De Graaf S, Peake K, Maxwell WMC, O'Brien J & Evans G.
Influence of supplementing diet with Oleic and Linoleic acid on the freezing ability and sex-sorting parameters of ram semen.
Livestock Science 110: 166-173.

El-Hajj R, Gillan L, Thomson P, Evans G & Maxwell WMC.
Effect of Seminal Plasma fractions from entire and Vasectomized Rams on the Motility Characteristics Membrane Status and in vitro Fertility of ram Spermatozoa.
Journal of Andrology 28 (1): 109-122.

Ghaoui R, Thomson P, Leahy T, Evans G & Maxwell WMC.
Autologous whole ram seminal plasma and its vesicle-free fraction improve motility characteristics and membrane status but not in vitro fertility of frozen-thawed ram spermatozoa.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42 (5): 541-549.

Grupen C, Gilchrist R, Nayudu PL, Barry M, Schulz SJ, Ritter U & Armstrong D.
Effects of ovarian stimulation with and without human chorionic gonadotrophin on oocyte meiotic and developmental competence in the marmoset monkey (Callithrix jacchus).
Theriogenology 68 (6): 861-872.

Grupen C, Schulz SJ & Armstrong D.
Distinct effects of follicular fluid on cumulus cell apoptosis and porcine oocyte developmental competence.
Reproduction Fertility and Development 19 (1): 286-287.

Holt WV, O'Brien J & Abaigar T.
Applications and interpretation of computer-assisted sperm analyses and sperm sorting methods in assisted breeding and comparative research.
Reproduction Fertility and Development 19 (6): 709-718.

Kelly J, Kleeman D, Maxwell WMC & Walker SK.
Effect of GnRH treatment on the maturation and in vitro development of oocytes collected from 4- to 6-week-old Merino lambs.
Reproduction Fertility and Development 19: 947-953.

Leahy T, Marti J, Evans G & Maxwell WMC.
The effect of seminal plasma on the functional integrity of sex-sorted ram sperm.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42: 98-99.

Maxwell WMC, Leahy T, Morton K, Marti J & Evans G.
Seminal plasma effects on ruminant and camelid sperm function during processing for storage and sex-sorting.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42: 60.

Maxwell WMC, Parrilla I, Caballero I, Garcia E, Roca J, Martinez E, Jazquez J & Rath D.
Retained functional integrity of bull spermatozoa after double-freezing and thawing using pure-sperm density gradient centrifugation.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42 (5): 489-494.

Morton K, Herrmann D, Seig B, Struckmann C, Maxwell WMC, Evans G, Lucas-Hahn A, Neimann H & Wrenzycki C.
Altered mRNA expression patterns in bovine blastocytes after fertilisation in vitro using flow cytometrically sex-sorted sperm.
Molecular Reproduction and Development 74 (8): 931-940.

Morton K, Bathgate R, Evans G & Maxwell WMC.
Cryopreservation of epididymal alpaca (Vicugna pacos) sperm: a comparison of citrate - Tris- and lactose- based diluents and pellets and straws.
Reproduction Fertility and Development 19: 792-796.

Portas T, Bryant B, Goritz F, Hermes R, Keeley T, Evans G, Maxwell WMC & Hilderbrandt T.
Semen collection in an Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) under combined physical and chemical restraint.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (10): 425-427.

Reyna J, Thomson P, Evans G & Maxwell WMC.
Synchrony of ovulation and follicular dynamics in Merino ewes treated with GnRH in the breeding and non-breeding seasons.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42 (2): 410-417.

Underwood S, Bathgate R, Maxwell W & O'Donnell M, Evans G.
Pregnancies after artificial insemination of frozen-thawed sex-sorted re-frozen-thawed dairy bull sperm.
Reproduction in Domestic Animals 42: 78.

Conferences

Beilby K, Grupen C, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Enhanced pregnancy rates following low dose insemination with sex-sorted ram sperm.
2007 SRB Annual Scientific Conference.

Grupen C, Dunkley E, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Production of monozygotic twin lambs from sex-sorted sperm by embryo bisection.
2007 SRB Annual Scientific Conference.

Grupen C & Bagg MA.
Acquisition of oocyte developmental competence in juvenile donors.
2007 Tsukuba Meeting for Animal Biotechnology.

Maxwell WMC, De Graaf S, Ghaoui R & Evans G.
Seminal plasma effects on sperm handling and female fertility. In: Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants VI (INVITED REVIEW).
7th International Symposium on Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants.

Companion Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

Books

McGreevy, P & Boakes, R.
Carrots and Sticks: Principles of Animal Training
Cambridge University Press

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Bailey C, Tisdall P, Beatty J, Lingard A & Barrs V.
Use of a bipedicle mucoperiosteal flap to treat arterial haemorrhage from palatine ulcers in three cats.
Australian Veterinary Practitioner 37: 5-11.

Baral RM, Catt MJ, Soon L, Martin P, Bosward K, Chen S & Malik R.
Successful treatment of a localised CDC Group EF-4a infection in a cat.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9: 67-71.

Barfield DM, Pegrum Sally, Snow D & Malik R.
What is your diagnosis? Pupillary dilation tachycardia and abnormal behaviour in a young cat.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9 (4): 265-270.

Baral RM, Catt MJ, Soon L, Martin P, Bosward K, Chen S & Malik R.
Successful treatment of a localised CDC Group EF-4a infection in a cat.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9: 67-71.

Barrs V, Nicoll R, Churcher R, Beck J & Beatty J.
Intracranial empyema: literature review and two novel cases in cats.
Journal of Small Animal Practice 48: 499-454.

Batt L, Batt M & McGreevy P.
Two tests for motor laterality in dogs.
Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2: 47-51.

Beatty J, Bailey C, Tisdall P, Lingard A & Barrs V.
Palatine haemorrhage in the cat: Life-saving haemostasis.
Australian Veterinary Practitioner 37 (3): 125.

Cox C, Hunt G & Cadier M.
Repair of Oronasal Fistulae using Auricular Cartilage Grafts in Five Cats.
The Veterinary Journal 36: 164-169.

Heller J, Mellor DJ, Hodgson J, Reid S, Hodgson D & Bosward K.
Elapid snake envenomation in dogs in New South Wales: A review.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (11): 469-479.

Hosie MJ & Beatty J.
Vaccine protection against feline immunodeficiency virus: setting the challenge.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (1-2): 5-12.

Khoo A, Marchevsky A, Barrs V & Beatty J.
Choanal atresia in a Himalayan cat - first reported case and successful treatment.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9: 346-349.

Krotsceck U, Adin C, Hunt G, Kyles A & Erb H.
Epidemiologic Factors Associated with the Anatomic Location of Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs.
Veterinary Surgery 36 (1): 31-36.

Kuan S, Smith B, Fearnside S, Black AP & Allan G
Flexor carpi ulnaris tendonopathy in a Weimaraner.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (10): 401-404.

Malik R & Norris J.
Investigation of diseases with an infectious aetiology.
Journal of Small Animal Practice 48 (6-7): 305-307.

McGreevy P & McLean A.
Roles of learning theory and ethology in equitation.
Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2: 108-118.

McGreevy, P.
Breeding for Quality of Life.
Animal Welfare 16: 125-128.

McGreevy P, George S & Thomson P.
A note on the effect of changes in flooring on the behaviour of housed rams.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 107 (3-4): 355-360.

McGreevy P.
The Advent of Equitation Science.
The Veterinary Journal 174 (3): 492-500.

McGreevy PD, Landrieu J-P & Malou PFJ.
A note on motor laterality in plains zebras (Equus burchellii) and impalas (Aepyceros melampus).
Laterality 12 (5): 449-457.

McGreevy P, Shaw T, Burn D & Miller N.
OLIVER: An online library of images for veterinary education and research.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 34 (4): 510-516.

Norris J, Bell E, Hales L, Toribio JA, White J, Wigney D, Baral RM & Malik R.
Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus infection in domesticated and feral cats in Eastern Australia.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9: 300-308.

Pottie R, Dart C, Perkins NR & Hodgson D.
Effect of hypothermia on recovery from general anaesthesis in the dog.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (4): 158-162.

Stenner V, Mackay B, King T, Barrs V, Irwin P, Abraham L, Swift N, Langer N, Bernays M, Hampson E, Martin P, Krockenberger M, Bosward K, Latter M & Malik R.
Protothecosis in 17 Australian dogs and a review of the canine literature.
Medical Mycology 45: 249-266.

Tisdall P, Martin P & Malik R.
Cryptic disease in a cat with painful and swollen hocks: an exercise in diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision-making.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9 (5): 418-423.

Wang B, Yu B, Karim M, Hu H, Sun Y, McGreevy P, Petocz P, Held S & Brand-Miller J.
Dietary sialic acid supplementation improves learning and memory in piglets.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 85 (2): 562-569.

Warren-Smith A, Greetham L & McGreevy P.
Behavioral and physiological responses of horses (Equus caballus) to head lowering.
Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2: 59-67.

Warren-Smith A, Curtis RA, Greetham L & McGreevy P.
Rein contact between horse and handler during specific equitation movements.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 108 (1-2): 157-169.

Warren-Smith A & McGreevy P.
The use of blended positive and negative reinforcement in shaping the halt response of horses (Equus caballus).
Animal Welfare 16 (4): 481-488.

Willi B, Tasker S, Boretti F, Doherr MG, Cattori V, Meli M, Lobetti RG, Malik R, Reusch CE, Lutz H & Hofmann-Lehmann R.
Phylogenetic analysis of "Candidatus mycoplasma turicensis" isolates from pet cats in the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa with analysis of risk factors for infection.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 44 (12): 4430-4435.

Wu QX, Chen S, Santangelo R, Martin P, Malik R & Sorrell T.
Cryptococcal phospholipase B antigen is not detected in serum of patients infected with Cryptococcus neoformans using a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
FEMS Yeast Research 7 (3): 465-470.

Conferences

Barrs V, Beatty J, Lingard A, Wilson B, Tran L, Chan C, Seng A & Giger U.
Pyruvate kinase deficiency and neonatal isoerythrolysis in Abyssinian and Somali cats in Australia: A survey of the mutant allele and A and B blood type.
Proceedings of WSAVA.

Barrs V.
Diagnostic Investigation of Feline Nasopharyngeal Disease.
32nd Congress of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.

Barrs V, Wilson B, Beatty J, Chan C, Tran L, Seng A & Giger U.
Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in Australian Abyssinian and Somali Cats.
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week Proceedings 2007.

Chan C, Nicoll R, Beatty J, Hunt G & Barrs V.
Polypoid Rhinitis in a dog with nasal fibrosarcoma.
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week Proceedings 2007.

Hawke C.
Extraction techniques in dogs and cats.
2007 Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference.

Educational Research and Practice Management

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Krockenberger M, Bosward K & Canfield P.
Integrated case-based applied pathology (ICAP): A diagnostic-approach model for the learning and teaching of veterinary pathology.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 34 (4): 396-408.

McGreevy P, Shaw T, Burn D & Miller N.
OLIVER: An online library of images for veterinary education and research.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 34 (4): 510-516.

McGregor D, Fraser D, Haven ML & Hickey GJ.
Acquainting veterinary students with careers in the pharmaceutical industry.
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 34 (2): 139-142.

Conferences

Bartimote-Aufflick K & Thomson P.
Encouraging student autonomy: Skills self assessment.
2006 14th International Symposium.

Equine Research

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Bowe EA, Murray R, Jeffcott L & Davies ME.
Do the matrix degrading enzymes cathepsins B and D increase following a high intensity exercise regime?
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 15 (3): 343-349.

Couetil L, Hoffman A, Hodgson J, Buechner-Maxwell V, Viel L, Wood J & Lovoie J-P.
Inflammatory Airway Disease of Horses.
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 21: 356-361.

Evans D.
Physiology of equine performance and associated tests of function.
Equine Veterinary Journal 39 (4): 373-383.

Gee E, Davies ME, Firth E, Jeffcott L, Fennessy P & Mogg T.
Osteochondrosis and copper: Histology of articular cartilage from foals out of copper supplemented and non-supplemented dams.
The Veterinary Journal 173 (1): 109-117.

Henson F, Lamas L, Knezevic S & Jeffcott L.
Ultrasonographic evaluation of the supraspinous ligament in a series of ridden and unridden horses and horses with unrelated back pathology.
BMC Veterinary Research 3: 301-310.

Kusano K, Curtis RA, Goldman C & Evans D.
Relative flow-time relationships in single breaths recorded after treadmill exercise in thoroughbred horses.
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 27 (8): 362-368.

Lamas L, Giovagnoli G, Heath M & Jeffcott L.
Some factors affecting the accuracy and variability of measurements of the height of ponies.
The Veterinary Record 160: 691-694.

Malikides N, Hughes K & Hodgson D.
Comparison of tracheal aspirates before and after high-speed treadmill exercise in racehorses.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (10): 414-419.

McGreevy P.
The Advent of Equitation Science.
The Veterinary Journal 174 (3): 492-500.

McGreevy P & McLean A.
Roles of learning theory and ethology in equitation.
Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2: 108-118.

Warren-Smith A, Greetham L & McGreevy P.
Behavioral and physiological responses of horses (Equus caballus) to head lowering.
Journal of Veterinary Behavior 2: 59-67.

Warren-Smith A & McGreevy P.
Books

McGreevy, P & Boakes, R.
Carrots and Sticks: Principles of Animal Training
Cambridge University Press

Peer-Reviewed Journals

The use of blended positive and negative reinforcement in shaping the halt response of horses (Equus caballus).
Animal Welfare 16 (4): 481-488.

Warren-Smith A, Curtis RA, Greetham L & McGreevy P.
Rein contact between horse and handler during specific equitation movements.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science 108 (1-2): 157-169.

Farm Animal Health and Welfare

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Becker J & Speare DJ.
Transmission of the microsporidian gill parasite Loma salmonae.
Animal Health Research Reviews 8 (1): 59-68.

Collins AM & Love R.
Re-challenge of pigs following recovery from proliferative enteropathy.
Veterinary Microbiology 120 (3-4): 381-386.

Dhand N, Eppleston J, Whittington R & Toribio J-A.
Risk factors for ovine Johne's disease in infected sheep flocks in Australia.
Preventative Veterinary Medicine 82: 51-71.

Eamens G, Turner M & Whittington R.
Sampling and repeatability of radiometric faecal culture in Bovine Johne's disease.
Veterinary Microbiology 119: 184-193.

Eppleston J & Windsor PA
Lesions attributed to vaccination of sheep with Gudair for the control of ovine paratuberculosis: post farm economic impacts at slaughter.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (4): 129-133.

Florent RL, Becker J & Powell MD.
Efficacy of bithionol as an oral treatment for amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar (L.).
Aquaculture 270 (1-4): 15-22.

Florent RL, Becker J & Powell MD.
Evaluation of bithionol as a bath treatment for amoebic gill disease caused by Neoparamoeba spp.
Veterinary Parasitology 144 (3-4): 197-207.

Gumber S & Whittington R.
Comparison of BACTEC 460 and MGIT 960 systems for the culture of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis S strain and observations on the effect of inclusion of ampicillin in culture media to reduce contamination.
Veterinary Microbiology 119: 42-52.

Gumber S, Taylor D & Whittington R.
Protein Extraction from Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis: Comparison of Methods for analysis by Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis native PAGE and surface enhanced laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry.
Journal of Microbiological Methods 68: 115-127.

Huang K, Ravindran V, Li X, Ravindran G & Bryden W.
Apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids in feed ingredients determined with broilers and layers.
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 87 (1): 47-53.

Jones MA, Powell MD, Becker J & Carter CG.
The effect of Tenacibaculum maritimum and feed deprivation on the metabolic rate of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar).
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.

Kawaji S, Taylor D, Mori Y & Whittington R.
Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in ovine faeces by direct quantitative PCR has similar or greater sensitivity compared to radiometric culture.
Veterinary Microbiology 125 (1-2): 63-68.

Lovy J, Becker J, Speare DJ, Wadowska DW, Wright S & Powell MD.
Ultrastructural examination of the host cellular response in the gills of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar with amoebic gill disease.
Veterinary Pathology 44: 663-671.

Marsh IB & Whittington R.
Genomic diversity in Mycobacterium avium: Single neuclotide polymorphisms between the S and C strains of M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis and with M. a. avium.
Molecular and Cellular Probes 21: 66-75.

McClure SJ & Emery D.
Trichostrongylus colubriformis and Haemonchus contortus infections in light bodyweight Merino lambs.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (11): 469-479.

McConnel C, Shum L & House J.
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Australian bovine Moraxella isolates.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (1&2): 70-71.

McConnel C, Shum L & House J.
Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis antimicrobial therapy.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (1&2): 65-69.

Myers G, Parker D, Al-Hasani K, Kennan R, Seeman T, Ren Q, Badger J, Selengut J, DeBoy R, Tettelin H, Boyce J, McCarl V, Han X, Nelson W, Madupu R, Mohamoud Y, Holley T, Fedorova N, Khouri H, Bottomley SP, Whittington R, Adler B, Songer G, Rood J & Paulsen I.
Genome sequence and identification of candidate vaccine antigens from animal pathogen Dichelobacter nodosus.
Nature Biotechnology 25 (5): 569-575.

Parry A & Dart A.
Surgical correction of metacarpophalangeal valgus deformity in an Alpaca. Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (9): 368-370.

Philbey A, Ross AD, Kirkland P & Love R.
Skeletal and neurological malformations in pigs congenitally infected with Menangle virus.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (4): 134-140.

Saunders V, Reddacliff L, Berg T & Hornitzky MA
Multiplex PCR for the detection of Brucella ovis Actinobacillus seminis and Histophilus somni in ram semen.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (1-2): 72-77.

Schembri N, Toribio J-A, Sithole F & Holyoake P.
Review of identification and traceability legislation for pigs in Australia.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (7): 255-260.

Schembri N, Sithole F, Toribio J-A, Hernandez-Jover M & Holyoake P.
Lifetime traceability of weaner pigs in concrete-based and deep-litter production systems in Australia.
Journal of Animal Science 85 (11): 3123-3130.

Taylor D, Thomson P, de Silva K & Whittington R.
Validation of endogenous reference genes for expression profiling of RAW264.7 cells infected with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis by quantitive PCR.
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 115: 43-55.

Toribio, J-A & Sergeant ESG.
A comparison of methods to estimate the prevalence of ovine Johne's infection from the pooled faecal samples.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (8): 317-324.

Whittington R & Chong R.
Global trade in ornamental fish from an Australian perspective: The case for revised import risk analysis and management strategies.
Preventative Veterinary Medicine 81 (1-3): 92-116.

Conferences

Becker J.
Susceptibility of previously untested fish species to EHN Virus and the epidemiology of EHN Virus in the Murray Darling Basin.
FRDC Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram Scientific Conference.

Hamilton S, East IJ & Garner MG.
Stimulating the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza between vaccinated chickens in cage production systems.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Whittington R.
Anthropogenic disease translocation: an assessment of a threatening process in aquatic communities.
2007 Biodiversity Extinction Crisis Conference.

Genetics and Genomics

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Belov K, Sanderson C, Deakin JE, Wong EM, Assange D, McColl K, Gout A, de Bono B, Barrow L, Speed T, Trowsdale J & Papenfuss A.
Characterization of the Opossum immune genome provides insights into the evolution of the Mamalian immune system.
Genome Research 17 (7): 982-991.

Benyamin B, Martin I, Cheung C, Buckley M, Thomson P, Visscher P & Moran C.
Bodyweight QTL on mouse chromosomes 4 and 11 by selective genotyping: regression v. maximum likelihood.
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 47: 677-682.

Cavanagh J, Tammen I, Windsor P, Bateman J, Savarirayan R, Nicholas F & Raadsma H.
Bulldog dwarfism in Dexter cattle is caused by mutations in ACAN.
Mammalian Genome 18 (11): 808-814.

Dalrymple BP, Kirkness EF, Nefedov M, McWilliam S, Ratnakumar A, Barris W, Zhao S, Shetty J, Maddox JF, O'Grady M, Nicholas FN, Crawford AM, De Jong PJ, Smith T, McEwan J, Oddy VH & Cockett NE.
Using comparative genomics to reorder the human genome sequence into a virtual sheep genome.
Genome Biology R152.

Daly K, Church W, Nicholas K & Williamson P.
Comparative modeling of marsupial MHC class I molecules identifies structural polymorphisms affecting functional motifs.
Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 307 (11): 611-624.

Daly K, Digby M, Lefevre C, Mailer S, Thomson P, Nicholas K & Williamson P.
Analysis of the expression of immunoglobulins throughout lactation suggests two periods of immune transfer in the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii).
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 120 (3-4): 187-200.

Deakin JE, Siddle H, Cross J, Belov K & Graves J.
Class 1 genes have split from the MHC in the tammar wallaby.
Cytogenetic and Genome Research 116: 205-211.

Drogemuller C, Lee H, Harlizius B, Tammen I, Distl O, Holtershinken M, Gentile A, Duchesne A & Eggen A.
Congenital syndactyly in cattle: four novel mutations in the low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 4 gene (LRP4).
BMC Genetics 8 (5)

Gabutero E, Moore C, Mallal S, Stewart G & Williamson P.
Interaction between allelic variation in IL12B and CCR5 affects the development of AIDS: IL12B / CCR5 interaction and HIV/AIDS.
AIDS 21 (1): 65-69.

Gray E, Ahmadi-Esfahani F & Isberg S.
Simulating economic values of a genetic improvement program for Australian farmed saltwater crocodiles.
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 51 (1): 57-72.

Isberg S, Johnston S, Chen Y & Moran C.
First evidence of higher female recombination in a species with temperature-dependent sex determination: The saltwater crocodile.
Journal of Heredity 97 (6): 599-602.

Khatkar M, Zenger K, Hobbs M, Hawken RJ, Cavanagh J, Barris W, McClintock A, McClintock S, Thomson P, Tier B, Nicholas F & Raadsma H.
A Primary Assembly of a Bovine Haplotype Block Map Based on a 15 036-Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Panel genotyped in Holstein-Friesian Cattle.
Genetics 176 (2): 763-772.

Lehnert A, O'Connell P, Murray-Segal L, Cowan P & d'Apice A.
Blockade of the Passive Cell Death Pathway Does Not Prevent Tolerance Induction to Islet Grafts.
Transplantation 83 (5): 653-655.

Liao W, Collins A, Hobbs M, Khatkar M, Luo J & Nicholas F.
A comparative location database (CompLDB): map integration within and between species.
Mammalian Genome 18: 287-299.

Man W, Nicholas F & James J.
A pedigree-analysis approach to the descriptive epidemiology of autosomal-recessive disorders.
Preventative Veterinary Medicine 73 (3-4): 262-273.

Mikkelsen T et al (incl Belov K).
Genome of the marsupial Monodelphis domestica reveals innovation in non-coding sequences.
Nature 447: 167-178.

Piedrafita D, Estuningsih E, Pleasance J, Rhoda PR, Raadsma H, Meeusen ETN & Spithill T.
Peritoneal lavage cells of Indonesian thin tail sheep mediate antibody-dependent superoxide radical cytotoxicity in vitro against newly excysted juvenile Fasciola gigantica but not juvenile Fasciola hepatica.
Infection and Immunity 75 (4): 1954-1963.

Pyecroft SB, Pearse AM, Loh R, Swift K, Belov K, Fox N, Noonan E, Hayes D, Hyatt AD, Wang L, Boyle DB, Church JS, Middleton D & Moore R.
Towards a Case Definition for Devil Facial Tumour Disease: What Is It?
EcoHealth 4 (3): 346-351.

Raadsma H, Kingsford N, Ryan M, Spithill T & Piedrafita D.
Host responses during experimental infection with Fasciola gigantica or Fasciola hepatica in Merino sheep 1. Comparative immunological and plasma biochemical changes during early infection.
Veterinary Parasitology 143: 275-286.

Ramanathan P, Martin I, Thomson P, Taylor R, Moran C & Williamson P.
Genomewide analysis of secretory activation in mouse models.
Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia 12 (4): 305-314.

Sellick G, Pitchford WS, Morris C, Cullen CA, Crawford AM, Raadsma H & Bottema CDK.
Effect of myostatin F94L on carcass yield in cattle.
Animal Genetics 38 (5): 440-446.

Siddle H, Sanderson C & Belov K.
Characterization of major histocompatability complex class1 and class11 genes from the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii).
Immunogenetics 59: 753-760.

Siddle H, Kreiss A, Eldridge MB, Noonan E, Clarke D, Pyecroft SB, Woods G & Belov K.
Transmission of a fatal clonal tumor by biting occurs due to depleted MHC diversity in a threatened carnivorous marsupial.
PNAS 104 (41): 16221-16226.

Snelling WM, Chiu R, Schein JE, Hobbs M, Abbey CA, Adelson DL, Aerts J, Bennett GL, Bosdet IE, Boussaha M, Brauning R, Caetano AR, Costa MM, Crawford AM, Dalrymple BP, Eggen A, Everts-van der Wind A, Floriot S, Gautier M, Gill CA, Green RD, Holt R, Jann O, Jones SJM, De Jong PJ, Kappes SM, Keele JW, Larkin DM, Lewin HA, McEwan J, McKay S, Marra MA, Mathewson CA, Matukumalli LK, Moore SS, Murdoch B, Nicholas FN, Osoegawa K, Roy A & Salih Hanni.
A physical map of the bovine genome.
Genome Biology R165.

Webley L, Zenger K, Hall G & Cooper D.
Genetic structure of introduced European fallow deer (Dama dama dama) in Tasmania, Australia.
European Journal of Wildlife Research 53: 40-46.

Woods G, Kreiss A, Belov K, Siddle H, Obendorf D & Muller HK.
The Immune Response of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) and Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
EcoHealth 4 (3): 338-345.

Zhao G, McCarthy N, Sheehy P & Taylor R.
Comparison of the behaviour of neural stem cells in the brain of normal and twitcher mice after neonatal transplantation.
Stem Cells and Development 16 (3): 429-438.

Conferences

Crump R, Tier B, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Kerr J, Woolaston A, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh J & Raadsma H.
Genome-wide selection in dairy cattle: use of genetic algorithms in the estimation of molecular breeding values.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
Daly K, Digby M, Lefevre C, Mailer S, Thompson P, Nicholas K, Deane E & Williamson P.
Immune strategies for neonatal tammar survival.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Geale P, Thomson P, Wynn P & Sheehy P.
Changes in colostrum and milk composition between gilts and sows.
11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference.

Geelan-Small P, Cullis BR & Thomson P.
Estimating the weed seed burden in two dimensions - preliminary spatial modelling of count data.
Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Australasian Region) 2007.

Giles LR, Gresham MJ, Newman R, Scrimgeour K, Thomson P & Wynn P.
Dissociation of circulating ghrelin status from the pattern of feeding in grower pigs.
Paradigms in Pig Science: Recent developments in pig science and their application.

Gongora J, Miles L & Moran C.
Preliminary approach to study the major histocompatibility complex in crocodilians.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Gongora J et al.
Phylogeny within the Family Suidae using DNA sequences and morphological characters.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Gongora J, Chardon P, Lowden S, Miles L, Ryder O & Moran C.
Variation of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Gongora J, Chardon P, Lowden S, Miles L, Ryder O & Moran C.
Differential evolution of classical and non-classical class I genes of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Gongora J & Moran C.
Genetic divisions of the Collared peccary from the Americas.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Gulati S, Garg M, Serashia PL, Bhanderi BM, Thomson P, Shingfield K & Scott T.
Conjugated linoleic acid supplements decrease the fat content in Jaffarabadi buffaloes.
International Tropical Animal Nutrition Conference: Tropnutricon.

Isberg S, Thomson P, Miles L & Moran C.
The application of quantitative genetics in commercial crocodile farming.
Third International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics.

Jayappa A, Wei J, Cavanagh J, Khatkar M, Hobbs M, Sheehy P, Raadsma H & Williamson P.
A Comparative And Integrative Genomics Approach For Identification Of Dairy QTL Candidate Genes.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Jayappa A & Williamson P.
Transcriptome profiles of leukocytes in lactating dairy cows.
CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.

Jobbins S, Sanderson C, Higgins D, Krockenberger M & Belov K.
An investigation of MHC diversity in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus).
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Khatkar M, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Barris W, Thomson P, Nicholas F, Tier B & Raadsma H.
Extent of linkage disequilibrium and haplotype blocks in bovine genome using high density SNP markers.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Miles L, Glenn T, Isberg S, Dalzell P, Thomson P, Hagen C & Moran C.
Towards a comprehensive genetic-linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).
54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference.

Moser G, Crump R, Tier B, Solkner J, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh J & Raadsma H.
Genome based genetic evaluation and genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Nascimento F, Gongora J, Lowden S, Klingel H, Hanotte O, White D, Cain B, Spoetter A & Moran C.
Screening for porcine endogenous retrovirus sequences among species of the family Suidae.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Raadsma H, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Crump R, Moser J, Solkner JAL, Cavanagh J, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Nicholas F, Barris W & Tier B.
Genome wide selection in dairy cattle based on high-density genome-wide SNP analysis: from discovery to application.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Raadsma H, Fullard K, Zenger K, Cavanagh C, Thomson P, Nicholas FN, Lam M, Piedrafita D, Margawati ET, Wiedoyanti S & Estiningsih E.
Building an integrated QTL map for all major production traits in sheep based on multiple QTL mapping populations.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Ramanathan P, Taylor R & Williamson P.
A Comparative Genomics Aproach To Identify Lactation Candidate Genes.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Singh MK, Lam M, McGill D, Thomson P, Cavanagh J, Zenger K & Raadsma H.
High resolution mapping of quantitative trait loci on ovine chromosome 3 and 20 affecting protein yield and lactation persistency.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Solkner JAL, Tier B, Crump R, Moser G, Thomson P & Raadsma H.
A comparison of different regression methods for genomic-assisted prediction of genetic values in dairy cattle.
58th European Association for Animal Production.

Song J & Thomson P.
Theoretical false discovery rate false discovery rate controlling methods and sample size for microarrays.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Song J & Thomson P.
Comparison of false discovery rate controlling procedures for microarrays.
54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference.

Thomson P, Brown SC & Raadsma H.
QTL-MLE: a maximum likelihood QTL mapping program for flexible modelling using the R computing environment.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Thomson P.
Microarray analysis: a systematic approach using mixed-models finite-mixtures.
Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Australasian Region) 2007.

Tier B, Cavanagh J, Crump R, Khatkar M, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Thomson P, Woolaston A, Zenger K & Raadsma H.
Genome wide selection: experiences from the Australian Dairy Industry.
Third International Conference on Quantitative Genetics.

Tier B, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh C, Crump R, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Barris W, Nicholas F & Raadsma H.
Transforming raw SNPs into usable genotypes: experiences from a large population of dairy sires with 23.8 million data points.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Wei J, Cavanagh J, Sheehy P, Raadsma H & W.
A Comparative study of the ABC-family transporter ABCG2 as a lactation associated candidate gene.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Wei J & Williamson P.
Interleukin-6 and ABCG2. Selected dairy trait candidates with potential network links.
CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.

Williamson P.
An integrative genomics program to explore lactating systems improve herd genetics and develop dairy produce.
4th International Symposium: Milk Genomics and Human Health.

Immunology, Photobiology and Pharmacology

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Allanson M & Reeve V.
Carbon monoxide signalling reduces photocarcinogenesis in the hairless mouse.
Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy 56: 1807-1815.

Dixon K, Deo S, Norman A, Bishop J, Halliday G, Reeve V & Mason R.
In vivo relevance for photoprotection by the vitamin D rapid response pathway.
The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 103 (3-5): 451-456.

Ibuki Y, Allanson M, Dixon K & Reeve V.
Radiation sources providing Increased UVA/UVB ratios Attenuate the Apoptotic Effects of the UVB Waveband UVA - Dose - Dependently in Hairless Mouse Skin.
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology 127: 2236-2244.

Saunders N, Walshe J, Serewko-Auret M, Chu FF, Esworthy S, Cameron S, Teakle N & Reeve V.
Glutathione peroxidase deficiency contributes to UV-induced SCC formation: Implications for prophylactic treatments for cutaneous SCC.
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology 127 (11): 2682.

Walshe J, Serewko-Auret M, Teakle N, Cameron S, Minto K, Smith L, Burcham P, Russell T, Strutton G, Griffin A, Clm FF, Esworthy S, Reeve V & Saunders N.
Inactivation of glutathione peroxidase activity contributes to UV-induced squamous cell carcinoma formation.
Cancer Research 67 (10): 4751-4758.

Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hemmerter S, Slapeta J, van den Hurk A, Cooper RD, Whelan PI, Russell R, Johansen C & Beebe NW.
A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 7 (100): 1-11.

Malik R & Norris J.
Investigation of diseases with an infectious aetiology.
Journal of Small Animal Practice 48 (6-7): 305-307.

McClure SJ & Emery D.
Trichostrongylus colubriformis and Haemonchus contortus infections in light bodyweight Merino lambs.
Australian Veterinary Journal 85 (11): 469-479.

Norris J, Bell E, Hales L, Toribio JA, White J, Wigney D, Baral RM & Malik R.
Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus infection in domesticated and feral cats in Eastern Australia.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9: 300-308.

Slapeta J.
Response to Xiao, Fayer, Ryan and Upton: Further debate on the description of Cryptosporidium pestis.
Trends in Parasitology 23 (2): 42-43.

Conferences

Hemmerter S, Slapeta J & Beebe NW.
Insight into the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus through a better understanding of the biodiversity of its mosquito vector.
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Slapeta J, Moreira D & Lopez-Garcia P.
Unexpectedly ancient cryptic species and global oceanic dispersal in the smallest eukaryotes.
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Wildlife Biology, Health and Conservation

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Belov K, Sanderson C, Deakin JE, Wong EM, Assange D, McColl K, Gout A, de Bono B, Barrow L, Speed T, Trowsdale J & Papenfuss A.
Characterization of the Opossum immune genome provides insights into the evolution of the Mamalian immune system.
Genome Research 17 (7): 982-991.

Cassone L & Phalen D.
Avian Pathology Challenge.
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 16 (1): 65-68.

Deakin JE, Siddle H, Cross J, Belov K & Graves J.
Class 1 genes have split from the MHC in the tammar wallaby.
Cytogenetic and Genome Research 116: 205-211.

Hall-Aspland S & Rogers T.
Identification of hairs found in leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) scats.
Polar Biology 30 (5): 581-585.

Khan S, Cole N, Hume E, Garthwaite L, Conibear T, Miles DH, Aliwaga Y, Krockenberger M & Willcox M.
The role of CXC chemokine receptor 2 in Pseudomonas aeruginosa corneal infection.
Journal of Leukocyte Biology 81 (1): 315-318.

Hannafusa Y, Bradley A, Tomaszewski E, Libal MC & Phalen D.
Growth and metabolic characterization of Macrorhabdus ornithogaster.
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 19 (3): 256-265.

Pyecroft SB, Pearse AM, Loh R, Swift K, Belov K, Fox N, Noonan E, Hayes D, Hyatt AD, Wang L, Boyle DB, Church JS, Middleton D & Moore R.
Towards a Case Definition for Devil Facial Tumour Disease: What Is It?
EcoHealth 4 (3): 346-351.

Saggese MD, Riggs G, Tizard M, Bratton G, Taylor R & Phalen D.
Gross and microscopic findings and investigation of the aetiopathogenesis of mycobacteriosis in a captive population of white-winged ducks (Cairina scutulata).
Avian pathology 35 (5): 415

Shea G & Scanlon JD.
Revision of the Small Tropical Whipsnakes Previously Refereed to Demansia olivacea (Gray 1842) and Demansia torquata (Gunther 1862) (Squamata: Elapidae).
Records of the Australian Museum 59: 117-142.

Shea G & Kraus F.
A list of herpetological type specimens in the collections of the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery and University of Papua New Guinea.
Zootaxa 1514: 37-60.

Siddle H, Kreiss A, Eldridge MB, Noonan E, Clarke D, Pyecroft SB, Woods G & Belov K.
Transmission of a fatal clonal tumor by biting occurs due to depleted MHC diversity in a threatened carnivorous marsupial.
PNAS 104 (41): 16221-16226.

Woods G, Kreiss A, Belov K, Siddle H, Obendorf D & Muller HK.
The Immune Response of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) and Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
EcoHealth 4 (3): 338-345.

Conferences

Jobbins S, Sanderson C, Higgins D, Krockenberger M & Belov K.
An investigation of MHC diversity in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus).
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Conference Papers and Published Abstracts

Hemmerter S, Slapeta J & Beebe NW.
Insight into the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus through a better understanding of the biodiversity of its mosquito vector.
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Slapeta J, Moreira D & Lopez-Garcia P.
Unexpectedly ancient cryptic species and global oceanic dispersal in the smallest eukaryotes.
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Jobbins S, Sanderson C, Higgins D, Krockenberger M & Belov K.
An investigation of MHC diversity in koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus).
Genetics Society of Australasia 54th Annual Conference, Sydney.

Wynn P, Nicholas L, Riley L & Sheehy P.
Comparative Genomics And Lactation: Making More Money From Milk.
Pakistan Congress of Zoology.

Wynn P, Nicholas K, Riley L & Sheehy P.
Exploiting mammalian lactational strategies to boost commercial milk production.
XVI Conference of the Society of Animal Physiologists of India (SAPI).

Singh MK, Lam M, McGill D, Thomson P, Cavanagh J, Zenger K & Raadsma H.
High resolution mapping of quantitative trait loci on ovine chromosome 3 and 20 affecting protein yield and lactation persistency.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Khatkar M, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Barris W, Thomson P, Nicholas F, Tier B & Raadsma H.
Extent of linkage disequilibrium and haplotype blocks in bovine genome using high density SNP markers.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Raadsma H, Fullard K, Zenger K, Cavanagh C, Thomson P, Nicholas FN, Lam M, Piedrafita D, Margawati ET, Wiedoyanti S & Estiningsih E.
Building an integrated QTL map for all major production traits in sheep based on multiple QTL mapping populations.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Song J & Thomson P.
Theoretical false discovery rate false discovery rate controlling methods and sample size for microarrays.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Thomson P, Brown SC & Raadsma H.
QTL-MLE: a maximum likelihood QTL mapping program for flexible modelling using the R computing environment.
17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Geale P, Thomson P, Wynn P & Sheehy P.
Changes in colostrum and milk composition between gilts and sows.
11th Australasian Pig Science Association Conference.

Solkner JAL, Tier B, Crump R, Moser G, Thomson P & Raadsma H.
A comparison of different regression methods for genomic-assisted prediction of genetic values in dairy cattle.
58th European Association for Animal Production.

Tier B, Cavanagh J, Crump R, Khatkar M, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Thomson P, Woolaston A, Zenger K & Raadsma H.
Genome wide selection: experiences from the Australian Dairy Industry.
Third International Conference on Quantitative Genetics.

Gongora J, Miles L & Moran C.
Preliminary approach to study the major histocompatibility complex in crocodilians.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Gongora J et al.
Phylogeny within the Family Suidae using DNA sequences and morphological characters.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Gongora J, Chardon P, Lowden S, Miles L, Ryder O & Moran C.
Variation of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries.
Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

Barrs V.
Diagnostic Investigation of Feline Nasopharyngeal Disease.
32nd Congress of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.

Sayed M & Scott T.
Maintaining Electrolytes and water Balance to Alleviate Heat Stress in Broiler Chickens.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Hamilton S, East IJ & Garner MG.
Stimulating the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza between vaccinated chickens in cage production systems.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Ovelgonne E, Muir W & Scott T.
Meat and Bone Meal Future Nutraceuticals for Poultry: A Review.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Selle P, Gill R & Scott T.
Effects of Pre-pelleted Wheat and Phytase Supplementation on Broiler Growth Performance and Nutrient Utilisation.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Mikkelsen L, Vidanarachchi J, Olnood C, Bao Y, Selle P & Choct M.
Evaluation of Potassium Diformate in Necrotic Enteritis Challenge Model.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Scott T & Muir W.
Variation in Broiler Performance Due to Wheat Source and Enzyme Supplementation.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Hay G & Scott T.
Growth Performance and its Prediction in Two Commercial Strains of Meat Ducks.
19th Australian Poultry Science Symposium.

Chan C, Nicoll R, Beatty J, Hunt G & Barrs V.
Polypoid Rhinitis in a dog with nasal fibrosarcoma.
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week Proceedings 2007.

Barrs V, Wilson B, Beatty J, Chan C, Tran L, Seng A & Giger U.
Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in Australian Abyssinian and Somali Cats.
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Science Week Proceedings 2007.

Garcia S, Jacobs J, Woodward SL & Clark D.
Complimentary forage rotations: a review.
Australasian Dairy Science Symposium.

Becker J.
Susceptibility of previously untested fish species to EHN Virus and the epidemiology of EHN Virus in the Murray Darling Basin.
FRDC Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram Scientific Conference.

Maxwell WMC, De Graaf S, Ghaoui R & Evans G.
Seminal plasma effects on sperm handling and female fertility. In: Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants VI (INVITED REVIEW).
7th International Symposium on Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants.

Whittington R.
Anthropogenic disease translocation: an assessment of a threatening process in aquatic communities.
2007 Biodiversity Extinction Crisis Conference.

Gongora J & Moran C.
Genetic divisions of the Collared peccary from the Americas.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Wei J, Cavanagh J, Sheehy P, Raadsma H & W.
A Comparative study of the ABC-family transporter ABCG2 as a lactation associated candidate gene.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Gongora J, Chardon P, Lowden S, Miles L, Ryder O & Moran C.
Differential evolution of classical and non-classical class I genes of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Nascimento F, Gongora J, Lowden S, Klingel H, Hanotte O, White D, Cain B, Spoetter A & Moran C.
Screening for porcine endogenous retrovirus sequences among species of the family Suidae.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Daly K, Digby M, Lefevre C, Mailer S, Thompson P, Nicholas K, Deane E & Williamson P.
Immune strategies for neonatal tammar survival.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Ramanathan P, Taylor R & Williamson P.
A Comparative Genomics Aproach To Identify Lactation Candidate Genes.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Jayappa A, Wei J, Cavanagh J, Khatkar M, Hobbs M, Sheehy P, Raadsma H & Williamson P.
A Comparative And Integrative Genomics Approach For Identification Of Dairy QTL Candidate Genes.
54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.

Williamson P.
An integrative genomics program to explore lactating systems improve herd genetics and develop dairy produce.
4th International Symposium: Milk Genomics and Human Health.

Wei J & Williamson P.
Interleukin-6 and ABCG2. Selected dairy trait candidates with potential network links.
CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.

Jayappa A & Williamson P.
Transcriptome profiles of leukocytes in lactating dairy cows.
CRC for Innovative Dairy Products Annual Conference 2007.

Barrs V, Beatty J, Lingard A, Wilson B, Tran L, Chan C, Seng A & Giger U.
Pyruvate kinase deficiency and neonatal isoerythrolysis in Abyssinian and Somali cats in Australia: A survey of the mutant allele and A and B blood type.
Proceedings of WSAVA.

Pedernera-Romano M, Salvin H, Celi P, Garcia S, Horadagoda A & Fulkerson W.
How oxidative stress affects your herd.
Australian Dairy Conference 2007.

Isberg S, Thomson P, Miles L & Moran C.
The application of quantitative genetics in commercial crocodile farming.
Third International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics.

Geelan-Small P, Cullis BR & Thomson P.
Estimating the weed seed burden in two dimensions - preliminary spatial modelling of count data.
Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Australasian Region) 2007.

Thomson P.
Microarray analysis: a systematic approach using mixed-models finite-mixtures.
Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Australasian Region) 2007.

Giles LR, Gresham MJ, Newman R, Scrimgeour K, Thomson P & Wynn P.
Dissociation of circulating ghrelin status from the pattern of feeding in grower pigs.
Paradigms in Pig Science: Recent developments in pig science and their application.

Gulati S, Garg M, Serashia PL, Bhanderi BM, Thomson P, Shingfield K & Scott T.
Conjugated linoleic acid supplements decrease the fat content in Jaffarabadi buffaloes.
International Tropical Animal Nutrition Conference: Tropnutricon.

Miles L, Glenn T, Isberg S, Dalzell P, Thomson P, Hagen C & Moran C.
Towards a comprehensive genetic-linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).
54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference.

Song J & Thomson P.
Comparison of false discovery rate controlling procedures for microarrays.
54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference.

Raadsma H, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Crump R, Moser J, Solkner JAL, Cavanagh J, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Nicholas F, Barris W & Tier B.
Genome wide selection in dairy cattle based on high-density genome-wide SNP analysis: from discovery to application.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Tier B, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh C, Crump R, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Hawken RJ, Hobbs M, Barris W, Nicholas F & Raadsma H.
Transforming raw SNPs into usable genotypes: experiences from a large population of dairy sires with 23.8 million data points.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Moser G, Crump R, Tier B, Solkner J, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh J & Raadsma H.
Genome based genetic evaluation and genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Crump R, Tier B, Moser G, Solkner JAL, Kerr J, Woolaston A, Zenger K, Khatkar M, Cavanagh J & Raadsma H.
Genome-wide selection in dairy cattle: use of genetic algorithms in the estimation of molecular breeding values.
17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Hawke C.
Extraction techniques in dogs and cats.
2007 Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference.

Beilby K, Grupen C, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Enhanced pregnancy rates following low dose insemination with sex-sorted ram sperm.
2007 SRB Annual Scientific Conference.

Grupen C, Dunkley E, Maxwell WMC & Evans G.
Production of monozygotic twin lambs from sex-sorted sperm by embryo bisection.
2007 SRB Annual Scientific Conference.

Grupen C & Bagg MA.
Acquisition of oocyte developmental competence in juvenile donors.
2007 Tsukuba Meeting for Animal Biotechnology.

Bartimote-Aufflick K & Thomson P.
Encouraging student autonomy: Skills self assessment.
2006 14th International Symposium.