Emeritus Professor Christopher Moran

BSc (Hons 1) PhD ANU
Professor - Animal Genetics Animal Science Sub Dean Undergraduate Research (BVSc Honours &
BSc(Vet))

B19 - R.M.C. Gunn Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 407 765 896

Research interests

Measurement of genetic diversity for conservation of Asian and other pig populations.

Comparative evolutionary studies of pigs (Suidae) and peccaries (Tayassuidae) Porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) Genetic characterisation of an inbred resource for xenotransplantation therapy using porcine islets to treat diabetes. Mapping and characterising genes affecting blood clotting in a mouse model. Mapping and characterising genes for heart defects (patent foramen ovale) in a mouse model. Mapping and characterising genes for lactation and mammary development in a mouse model. Genetic improvement of farmed saltwater crocodiles. Gene and QTL mapping of crocodiles.

Teaching and supervision

Lectures and practical classes in Animal Genetics to third year BAnVetBioSc.

Lectures and other clsasses in Animal Biotechnology to 3rd year of BAnVetBioSc. Lectures in Animal Genetics to BVSc 2. Lectures in Cell Biology to BVSc 1. Lectures in Agricultural Genetics to BAnVetBioSc 2 and BScAgr 2. Lectures and practical classes in Advanced Animal Genetics and Advanced Animal Biotechnology to Master of Animal Science students.

Themes

Wildlife and conservation; Animal production and welfare

Selected grants

2009

  • Viral and endogenous retroviral detection and characterisation in crocodiles; Gongora J, Isberg S, Moran C; AgriFutures Australia/Research Priorities Program.

2007

  • International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics - Panama City; Moran C; AgriFutures Australia/Research Grants FPRx388 SCHx738.

2005

  • Linkage Mapping And Qtl Analysis In Saltwater Crocodiles; Isberg S, Moran C; AgriFutures Australia/Research and Development Grants FPRx464 SCHx1149.
  • Provision of genotyping services - Predicting the boundaries of feral pig population to establish improved management units.; Moran C; CRC for Biological control of Pest Animals/BLO Project.

2003

  • Non immunological barriers to successful treatment of diabetes by xenotransplantation?; Hawthorne W, Allen R, O'Connell P, Chapman J, Moran C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Direct molecular markers for pig improvement; Moran C; Australian Pork Limited./Research Grant.

2002

  • High resolution mapping and detailed characterisation of genes for blood clotting in mice; Moran C; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2001

  • Genetic modifiers of congenital heart disease; Moran C; National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (USA)/Research Grant.
  • CRC for Innovative Dairy Products; Jermiin L, Williamson P, Raadsma H, Nicholas F, Khatkar M, Moran C, et al V, Thomson P, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, Tammen I, Hobbs M, Sheehy P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Identification of quantitive trait loci in mice related to regulation of platelet numbers and other haematological characteristics; Moran C; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).
  • A preclinical model of pig islet xenotransplantation as treatment for Type 1 diabetes; O'Connell P, Moran C, d'Apice A, Lew M, Nottle M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • A genetic improvement program for farmed saltwater crocodiles.; Moran C; AgriFutures Australia/Research and Development Grant FPRx464 SCHx854.

2000

  • Pleiotropic effects on growth and prolificacy of the hairless mutation (hr) in the laboratory mouse.; Moran C, Nicholas F; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.
  • Marker assisted selection for profitable pigs; Moran C; Pig Research and Development Corporation/Research and Development Grants.

Selected publications

Download citations: PDF RTF Endnote

Book Chapters

  • Egerton, J., Evans, G., Fraser, D., Moran, C., McGreevy, P., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P. (2016). Animal husbandry and animal science. In John Egerton (Eds.), Veterinary research at the University of Sydney: The first century, (pp. 163-250). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • Moran, C. (2011). Molecular Genetics. In Max F Rothschild, Anatoly Ruvinsky (Eds.), The Genetics of the Pig, 2nd Edition, (pp. 73-100). Wallingford, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2006). Biology of Nutrition in Growing Animals. In R. Mosenthin, J. Zentek & T. Zebrowska (Eds.), Biology of Nutrition in Growing Animals, (pp. 585-596). Edinburgh: Saunders Elsevier.
  • Moran, C., James, J. (2005). Linkage Mapping. In Ruvinsky A., Graves JM (Eds.), Mammalian Genomics, (pp. 1-22). Oxfordshire: CAB international.

Journals

  • Merchant, M., Morkotinis, V., Hale, A., White, M., Moran, C. (2017). Crocodylian nuclear factor kappa B. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 213, 28-34. [More Information]
  • Merchant, M., Trahan, C., Moran, C., White, M. (2016). Two Different Complement C3 Genes in Crocodilians. Copeia, 104(3), 756-762. [More Information]
  • Finger Jr, J., Thomson, P., Adams, A., Benedict, S., Moran, C., Isberg, S. (2015). Reference levels for corticosterone and immune function in farmed saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) hatchlings using current Code of Practice guidelines. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 212, 63-72. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). An integrated genomics approach to identify genetic regions associated with neonatal growth trait in mice. Animal Biotechnology, 25(2), 85-97. [More Information]
  • Green, R., Braun, E., Armstrong, J., Earl, D., Nguyen, N., Hickey, G., Vandewege, M., St. John, J., Capella-GutiĆ©rrez, S., Isberg, S., Miles, L., Chong, A., Jaratlerdsiri, W., Gongora, J., Moran, C., et al (2014). Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs. Science, 346(6215), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2013). An intergrative Genomic Analysis of the Superior fecundity Phenotype in QSi5 Mice. Molecular Biotechnology, 53, 217-226. [More Information]
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of gene sets and pathways associated with lactation performance in mice. Physiological Genomics, 45(5), 171-181. [More Information]
  • Franks, D., Brereton, D., Moran, C. (2013). The cumulative dimensions of impact in resource regions. Resources Policy, 38(4), 640-647. [More Information]
  • Finger Jr, J., Adams, A., Thomson, P., Shilton, C., Brown, G., Moran, C., Miles, L., Glenn, T., Isberg, S. (2013). Using phytohaemagglutinin to determine immune responsiveness in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus). Australian Journal of Zoology, 61(4), 301-311. [More Information]
  • Haynes, G., Gongora, J., Gilligan, D., Grewe, P., Moran, C., Nicholas, F. (2012). Cryptic hybridization and introgression between invasive Cyprinid species Cyprinus carpio and Carassius auratus in Australia: implications for invasive species management. Animal Conservation, 15(1), 83-94. [More Information]
  • Marshall, K., Moran, C., Chen, Y., Herron, G. (2012). Detection of kdr pyrethroid resistance in the cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae), using a PCR-RFLP assay. Journal of Pesticide Science, 37(2), 169-172. [More Information]
  • Marjaneh, M., Martin, I., Kirk, E., Harvey, R., Moran, C., Thomson, P. (2012). QTL mapping of complex binary traits in an advanced intercross line. Animal Genetics, 43(Suppl. 1), 97-101. [More Information]
  • St. John, J., Braun, E., Isberg, S., Miles, L., Chong, A., Gongora, J., Dalzell, P., Moran, C., Bed'Hom, B., Abzhanov, A., et al (2012). Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology, 13(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Piper, E., Zhang, Y., Tier, B., Graser, H., Luxford, B., Moran, C. (2011). A single nucleotide polymorphism in suppressor of cytokine signalling-2 is associated with growth and feed conversion efficiency in pigs. Animal Genetics, 42, 219-221. [More Information]
  • do Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Tristerm, M., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2011). Distinctive differences in long terminal repeat sequences between Y1 endogenous retroviruses of African and Eurasian suid species. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 11(3), 686-693. [More Information]
  • do Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Charleston, M., Tristem, M., Lowdon, S., Moran, C. (2011). Evolution of endogenous retroviruses in the Suidae: evidence for different viral subpopulations in African and Eurasian host species. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1), 139-1-139-13. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Cuddahee, R., do Nascimento, F., Palgrave, C., Lowden, S., Ho, S., Simond, D., Damayanti, C., White, D., Tay, W., Rodrigues-Zarate, C., Moran, C., et al (2011). Rethinking the evolution of extant sub-Saharan African suids (Suidae, Artiodactyla). Zoologica Scripta, 40(4), 327-335. [More Information]
  • Nidup, K., Joshi, D., Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2010). Farming and biodiversity of indigenous pigs in Nepal. Biodiversity, 11(3-4), 26-33. [More Information]
  • Haynes, G., Gilligan, D., Grewe, P., Moran, C., Nicholas, F. (2010). Population genetics of invasive common carp Cyprinus carpio L. in coastal drainages in eastern Australia. Journal of Fish Biology, 77, 1150-1157. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Glenn, T., Lance, S., Dalzell, P., Moran, C. (2010). QTL Mapping for Two Commercial Traits in Farmed Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus Porosus). Animal Genetics, 41(2), 142-149. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Moran, C., Hagan, C., Glenn, T. (2009). 253 Novel polymorphic microsatellites for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Conservation Genetics, 10(4), 963-980. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Glenn, T., Lance, S., Dalzell, P., Thomson, P., Moran, C. (2009). A genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). BMC Genomics, 10, 339-1-339-11. [More Information]
  • Jung, W., Kim, J., Jung, K., Jin, D., Moran, C., Park, E., Jeon, J., Lee, J. (2009). Comparison of PERV genomic locations between Asian and European pigs. Animal Genetics, 41(1), 89-92. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Lance, S., Isberg, S., Moran, C., Glenn, T. (2009). Cross-species amplification of microsatellites in crocodilians: Assessment and applications for the future. Conservation Genetics, 10(4), 935-954. [More Information]
  • Jaratlerdsiri, W., Rodriguez-Zarate, C., Isberg, S., Damayanti, C., Miles, L., Chansue, N., Moran, C., Melville, L., Gongora, J. (2009). Distribution of Endogenous Retroviruses in Crocodilians. Journal of Virology, 83(19), 10305-10308. [More Information]
  • Kolomyjec, S., Chong, J., Blair, D., Gongora, J., Grant, T., Johnson, C., Moran, C. (2009). Population genetics of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) : a fine-scale look at adjacent river systems. Australian Journal of Zoology, 57(4), 225-234. [More Information]
  • Cowled, B., Aldenhoven, J., Odeh, I., Garrett, T., Moran, C., Lapidge, S. (2008). Feral pig population structuring in the rangelands of eastern Australia: applications for designing adaptive management units. Conservation Genetics, 9, 211-224. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Rawlence, N., Mobegi, V., Jianlin, H., Alcalde, J., Matus, J., Hanotte, O., Moran, C., Austin, J., Ulm, S., et al (2008). Indo-European and Asian origins for Chilean and Pacific chickens revealed by mtDNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(30), 10308-10313. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Simond, D., Moran, C., Hawthorne, W., Jeon, J., Jin, D., Lee, J. (2008). Investigation of Deletion Variation and Methylation Patterns in the 5' LTR of Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 21(11), 1572-1575.
  • Forsyth, H., Laxton, R., Moran, C., van der Werf, J., Banks, R., Taylor, R. (2008). Postgraduate coursework in Australia: issues emerging from university and industry collaboration. Higher Education, 57(5), 641-655. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis identifies pathways associated with enhanced maternal performance in QSi5 mice. BMC Genomics, 9, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2008). Xenotransplantation: Benefits, Risks and Relevance of Reproductive Technology. Theriogenology, 70, 1269-1276. [More Information]
  • Benyamin, B., Martin, I., Cheung, C., Buckley, M., Thomson, P., Visscher, P., Moran, C. (2007). Bodyweight QTL on mouse chromosomes 4 and 11 by selective genotyping: regression v. maximum likelihood. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 47, 677-682. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2007). Genomewide Analysis of Secretory Activation in Mouse Models. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 12(4), 305-314. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Yu, S., Kim, T., Jeon, J., Rogel-Gaillard, C., Park, C., Jin, D., Moran, C., Lee, J. (2007). Insertional Variations of Two Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses (PERVs) in Korean Native Pigs and Asian Wild Boars. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 20(4), 461-465. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Moran, C., Simond, D., Lee, J. (2007). Investigation of methylation and deletion in PERV 5' LTR region. Xenotransplantation, 14(5), 469-470.
  • Gongora, J., Taber, A., Keuroghlian, A., Altrichter, M., Bodmer, R., Mayor, P., Moran, C., Damayanti, C., Gonzalez, S. (2007). Re-examining the evidence for a 'new' peccary species, 'Pecari maximus', from the Brazilian Amazon. IUCN, 19, 19-26.
  • Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2006). Assignment of UCK2 , ATF3 and RGS18 from human chromosome 1 to porcine chromosomes 4, 9 and 10 with somatic and radiation hybrid panels. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 112(3-4), 341F. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Johnston, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2006). First Evidence of Higher Female Recombination in a Species with Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination: the Saltwater Crocodile. Journal of Heredity, 97(6), 599-602. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Morales, S., Bernal, J., Moran, C. (2006). Phylogenetic divisions among Collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu) detected using mitochondrial and nuclear sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2006). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus): III. juvenile survival. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 123, 44-47. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Webb, G., Manolis, S., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2006). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus): IV. number of scale rows. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 123, 48-55. [More Information]
  • Kirk, E., Hyun, C., Thomson, P., Lai, D., Castro, M., Biben, C., Buckley, M., Martin, I., Moran, C., Harvey, R. (2006). Quantitative Trait Loci Modifying Cardiac Atrial Septal Morphology and Risk of Patent Foramen Ovale in the Mouse. Circulation Research, 98(5), 651-658. [More Information]
  • Harvey (Holyoake), P., Stevenson, J., Moran, C., Stokes, R., Kirk, E., Sugo, E., Hawthorne, W. (2006). The occurrence of congenital heart defects in an inbred herd of pigs in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(4), 129-133. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Moran, C., Piper, E. (2005). Assignment of suppressor of Cytokine Signalling-2 (SOCS2) to Porcine Chromosome 5 with radiation Hybrids. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 111. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Simond, D., Hawthorne, W., Walters, S., Patel, A., Smith, D., O'Connell, P., Moran, C. (2005). Characterization of the swine major histocompatibility complex alleles at eight loci in Westran pigs. Xenotransplantation, 12(4), 303-307. [More Information]
  • O'Connell, P., Hawthorne, W., Simond, D., Chapman, J., Chen, Y., Patel, A., Walters, S., Burgess, J., Weston, L., Stokes, R., Moran, C., Allen, R. (2005). Genetic and Functional evaluation of the level of inbreeding of the Westran pig: a herd with potential for use in xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation, 12(4), 308-315. [More Information]
  • Fan, B., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Zhao, S., Liu, B., Yu, M., Zhu, M., Xiong, T., Li, K. (2005). Individual-breed Assignment Analysis in Swine Populations by Using Microsatellite Markers. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 18(11), 1529-1534. [More Information]
  • Kim, T., Choi, B., Chang, G., Lee, K., Lee, J., Lee, H., Kim, K., Park, C., Moran, C. (2005). Molecular characterization and chromosomal mapping of porcine adipose differentiation-related protein (ADRP). Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122, 240-246. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2005). Nuclear and mitochondrial evolutionary analysis of Collared, White-lipped & Chacoan peccaries (Tayassuidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 34(1), 181-189. [More Information]
  • Fan, B., Gongora, J., Chen, Y., Garkavenko, O., Li, K., Moran, C. (2005). Population genetic variability and origin of Auckland Island feral pigs. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 35(3), 279-285. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) I. Reproduction traits. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122(6), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) II. Age at Slaughter. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122, 370-377. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2005). Westran - highly inbred pigs for xenotransplantation research. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 45, 793-800. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Chen, Y., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Analysis Of Microsatellites And Parentage Testing In Saltwater Crocodiles. Journal of Heredity, 95(5), 445-449. [More Information]
  • Holt, M., Nicholas, F., James, J., Moran, C., Martin, I. (2004). Development Of A Highly Fecund Inbreed Strain Of Mice. Mammalian Genome, 15(12), 951-959. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Fleming, P., Spencer, P., Mason, R., Garkavenko, O., Meyer, J., Droegemueller, C., Lee, J., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogenic Relationships Of Australian And New Zealand Feral Pigs Assessed By Mitochondrial Control Region Sequence And Nuclear Gpip Genotype. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33(2), 339-348. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Buckley, M. (2004). Quantitative trait loci for steady-state platelet count in mice. Mammalian Genome, 15(10), 784-797. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Peltoniemi, O., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H., Moran, C. (2003). Analyses of possible domestic pig contibution in two populations of Finnish farmed wild boar. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science, 53(4), 161-165. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Moran, C., Park, C. (2003). Current status of comparative mapping in livestock. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 16(10), 1411-1420. [More Information]
  • Geldermann, H., Muller, E., Moser, G., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Cepica, S., Stratil, A., Kuryl, J., Moran, C., Davoli, R., et al (2003). Genome-wide linkage and QTL mapping in porcine F2 families gererated from Pietrain, Meishan and Wild Boar crosses. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(6), 363-393. [More Information]
  • Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Backofen, B., Moran, C. (2003). Improving the comparative map of porcine chromosome 10 with respect to human chromosomes 1, 9 and 10. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 102, 121-127. [More Information]
  • Middleton, R., Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Backofen, B., Moran, C. (2003). Improving the comparative map of porcine chromosome 9 with respect to human chromosomes 1, 7 and 11. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 102, 128-132. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Cepica, S., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Moser, G., Geldermann, H. (2003). Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 2. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(Suppl. 1), 11-19.
  • Lee, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Stratil, A., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Moser, G., Geldermann, H. (2003). Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 5. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(Suppl 1.), 38-44.
  • Lee, J., Webb, G., Allen, R., Moran, C. (2002). Characterizing and Mapping Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses in Westran Pigs. Journal of Virology, 76(11), 5548-5565.
  • Murphy, M., Shariflou, M., Moran, C. (2002). High quality genomic DNA extraction fromlarge milk samples. Journal of Dairy Research, 69(4), 645-649.
  • Gongora, J., Chen, Y., Bernal, J., Nicholas, F., Moran, C. (2002). Interspecific amplification of peccary microsatellite markers using porcine primers. Animal Genetics, 33(4), 312-314. [More Information]
  • Kim, K., Lee, J., Li, K., Zhang, Y., Lee, S., Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of Asian and European pig breeds determined by mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence polymorphism. Animal Genetics, 33(1), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Zang, W., Moran, C. (2001). Comparative porcine gene mapping relative to human chromasomes 9,20 and 22. Animal Genetics, 32 (5), 313-315.
  • Lee, J., Moran, C. (2001). Current Status of Xenotransplantation - A Review. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 14 (10), 1497-1504.

Conferences

  • Whittington, C., Papenfuss, A., Moran, C., Warren, W., Belov, K. (2013). Evolution of venom: gene discovery in the platypus. Genetics Society of AustralAsia Inc Annual Conference Sydney - Genetics in the Harbour City, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Chen, Y., Zhang, Y., MacLeod, I., Kerr, R., Bunter, K., Hayes, B., Tier, B., Graser, H., Luxford, B., Goddard, M., Moran, C. (2009). QTL Mapping for Feed conversion Efficiency on porcine Chromosome 10 in an Australian Commercial Population. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Chardon, P., Lowden, S., Miles, L., Ryder, O., Moran, C. (2007). 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. (2007). Genetic divisions of the Collared peccary from the Americas. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Gongora, J., Cuddahee, R., Simond, D., Nascimento, F., Lowden, S., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., White, D., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C., et al (2007). Phylogeny within the Family Suidae using DNA sequences and morphological characters. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.
  • Gongora, J., Miles, L., Moran, C. (2007). Preliminary approach to study the major histocompatibility complex in crocodilians. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.
  • Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Lowden, S., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., White, D., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C. (2007). Screening for porcine endogenous retrovirus sequences among species of the family Suidae. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Miles, L., Moran, C. (2007). The application of quantitative genetics in commercial crocodile farming. Third International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Miles, L., Glenn, T., Isberg, S., Dalzell, P., Thomson, P., Hagen, C., Moran, C. (2007). Towards a comprehensive genetic-linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). 54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Gongora, J., Chardon, P., Lowden, S., Miles, L., Ryder, O., Moran, C. (2007). Variation of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.
  • Ramanathan, P., Gardiner-Garden, M., Martin, I., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2006). A Comparative Analysis Of Gene Expression Profiles During Lactation In CBA And QSi5 Mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2006.
  • Forsyth, H., Laxton, R., Moran, C., van der Werf, J., Gongora, J. (2006). Developing online postgraduate coursework to promote change in animal industries. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Gongora, J., Mobegi, V., Jianlin, H., Alcalde, J., Matus, J., Hanotte, O., Moran, C. (2006). Mitochondrial DNA sequences reveal a putative East Asian ancestry for old Chilean chickens. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C. (2006). Phylogenetic position of the African forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni) within the Suidae family. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Simond, D., Moran, C., Garkavenko, O., O'Connell, P., Hawthorne, W. (2006). Real-time PCR detection of porcine endogenous retroviruses. 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (2006), Australia: Nature Publishing Group.
  • Harvey (Holyoake), P., Stevenson, J., Moran, C., Stokes, R., Kirk, E., Sugo, E., Hawthorne, W. (2006). The first reported case of congenital heart defects in pigs in Australia. 19th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress IPVS 2006, Denmark: International Pig Veterinary Society.
  • Cumming, S., Hollands, M., Moran, C., Nicholas, K., Tammen, I. (2005). Education Product Pipeline. 3rd Annual Conference - CRC for Innovative Dairy products: Managing the product pipeline. CRC Press.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Multi-trait selection of crocodiles using CrocPLAN. 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics - AAABG 2005, Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2004). Comparison of endogenous retroviruses in peccaries (Tayassuidae) and pigs (Suidae). 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). CrocPLAN: A genetic improvement program for saltwater crocodiles. 17th Working Meeting of the IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group, Switzerland: IUCN - The World Conservation Union.
  • Simond, D., Gongora, J., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2004). Distribution of endogenous retroviruses in the Suidae family. 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Genetic improvement of saltwater crocodiles. 51st Annual Meeting of Genetics Society of Australia, Austtalia: Genetics Society of Australia.
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogenetic relationships of African, Asian and European Suids. 51st Annual Meeting of Genetics Society of Australia, Austtalia: Genetics Society of Australia.
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., White, D., Lowden, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogeny of the Suidae family based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Isberg, S., Nicholas, F., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Barker, S., Manolis, S. (2003). Defining breeding objectives for saltwater crocodile genetic improvement programs. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2003). Evolutionary studies of Collared, White-lipped and Chacoan peccary species. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Morales, S., Lee, J., Moran, C. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships of Collared Peccaries determined by mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Kirk, E., Hyun, C., Martin, I., Biben, C., Thomson, P., Buckley, M., Moran, C., Harvey, R. (2003). Quantitative trait loci modifying cardiac atrial septal wall morphology in the mouse. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Cheung, C., Moran, C., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Buckley, M. (2003). Quantitative trait loci regulating steady-state platelet count. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Spencer, P., Fleming, P., Mason, R., Moran, C. (2003). Tracing the origins of Australian feral pigs using mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Analysis of peccary microsatellites using porcine primers. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Further studies on amplification of peccary microsatellites using porcine primers. 28th International Society of Animal Genetics Conference, Germany: ISAG.
  • Cheung, C., Moran, C., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Buckley, M. (2002). Mapping of quantitative trait loci for mouse platelet count. American Society of Hematology 44th Annual Meeting, United States: American Society of Hematology.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Webb, G., Moran, C. (2002). Modelling growth of juvenile C. porosus using degree-days. 16th Working Meeting of the IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group, Gland Switzerland: IUCN - The World Conservation Union.
  • Gongora, J., Garkavenko, O., Mason, R., Fleming, P., Lee, J., Li, K., Moran, C. (2002). Origins of Australian and New Zealand feral pigs. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.
  • Gongora, J., Garkavenko, O., Moran, C. (2002). Origins of Kune Kune and Auckland Island pigs in New Zealand. 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, France.
  • Gongora, J., Fleming, P., Mason, R., Garkavenko, O., Moran, C. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of Australian and New Zealand feral pigs. 15th Scientific Meeting of Australasian Wildlife Management Society, Australia: Australasian Wildlife Management Society.
  • Lang-Davis, J., Tammen, I., Moran, C., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2001). Megacolon in Clydesdale horses. 4th International Equine Gene Mapping Workshop Meeting, Australia.

Report

  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Farmed saltwater crocodiles: a genetic improvement program.

2017

  • Merchant, M., Morkotinis, V., Hale, A., White, M., Moran, C. (2017). Crocodylian nuclear factor kappa B. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 213, 28-34. [More Information]

2016

  • Egerton, J., Evans, G., Fraser, D., Moran, C., McGreevy, P., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P. (2016). Animal husbandry and animal science. In John Egerton (Eds.), Veterinary research at the University of Sydney: The first century, (pp. 163-250). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • Merchant, M., Trahan, C., Moran, C., White, M. (2016). Two Different Complement C3 Genes in Crocodilians. Copeia, 104(3), 756-762. [More Information]

2015

  • Finger Jr, J., Thomson, P., Adams, A., Benedict, S., Moran, C., Isberg, S. (2015). Reference levels for corticosterone and immune function in farmed saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) hatchlings using current Code of Practice guidelines. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 212, 63-72. [More Information]

2014

  • Ramanathan, P., Wei, J., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2014). An integrated genomics approach to identify genetic regions associated with neonatal growth trait in mice. Animal Biotechnology, 25(2), 85-97. [More Information]
  • Green, R., Braun, E., Armstrong, J., Earl, D., Nguyen, N., Hickey, G., Vandewege, M., St. John, J., Capella-GutiĆ©rrez, S., Isberg, S., Miles, L., Chong, A., Jaratlerdsiri, W., Gongora, J., Moran, C., et al (2014). Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs. Science, 346(6215), 1-9. [More Information]

2013

  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2013). An intergrative Genomic Analysis of the Superior fecundity Phenotype in QSi5 Mice. Molecular Biotechnology, 53, 217-226. [More Information]
  • Whittington, C., Papenfuss, A., Moran, C., Warren, W., Belov, K. (2013). Evolution of venom: gene discovery in the platypus. Genetics Society of AustralAsia Inc Annual Conference Sydney - Genetics in the Harbour City, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Wei, J., Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Moran, C., Taylor, R., Williamson, P. (2013). Identification of gene sets and pathways associated with lactation performance in mice. Physiological Genomics, 45(5), 171-181. [More Information]
  • Franks, D., Brereton, D., Moran, C. (2013). The cumulative dimensions of impact in resource regions. Resources Policy, 38(4), 640-647. [More Information]
  • Finger Jr, J., Adams, A., Thomson, P., Shilton, C., Brown, G., Moran, C., Miles, L., Glenn, T., Isberg, S. (2013). Using phytohaemagglutinin to determine immune responsiveness in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus). Australian Journal of Zoology, 61(4), 301-311. [More Information]

2012

  • Haynes, G., Gongora, J., Gilligan, D., Grewe, P., Moran, C., Nicholas, F. (2012). Cryptic hybridization and introgression between invasive Cyprinid species Cyprinus carpio and Carassius auratus in Australia: implications for invasive species management. Animal Conservation, 15(1), 83-94. [More Information]
  • Marshall, K., Moran, C., Chen, Y., Herron, G. (2012). Detection of kdr pyrethroid resistance in the cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae), using a PCR-RFLP assay. Journal of Pesticide Science, 37(2), 169-172. [More Information]
  • Marjaneh, M., Martin, I., Kirk, E., Harvey, R., Moran, C., Thomson, P. (2012). QTL mapping of complex binary traits in an advanced intercross line. Animal Genetics, 43(Suppl. 1), 97-101. [More Information]
  • St. John, J., Braun, E., Isberg, S., Miles, L., Chong, A., Gongora, J., Dalzell, P., Moran, C., Bed'Hom, B., Abzhanov, A., et al (2012). Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology, 13(1), 1-12. [More Information]

2011

  • Chen, Y., Piper, E., Zhang, Y., Tier, B., Graser, H., Luxford, B., Moran, C. (2011). A single nucleotide polymorphism in suppressor of cytokine signalling-2 is associated with growth and feed conversion efficiency in pigs. Animal Genetics, 42, 219-221. [More Information]
  • do Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Tristerm, M., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2011). Distinctive differences in long terminal repeat sequences between Y1 endogenous retroviruses of African and Eurasian suid species. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 11(3), 686-693. [More Information]
  • do Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Charleston, M., Tristem, M., Lowdon, S., Moran, C. (2011). Evolution of endogenous retroviruses in the Suidae: evidence for different viral subpopulations in African and Eurasian host species. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1), 139-1-139-13. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2011). Molecular Genetics. In Max F Rothschild, Anatoly Ruvinsky (Eds.), The Genetics of the Pig, 2nd Edition, (pp. 73-100). Wallingford, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Cuddahee, R., do Nascimento, F., Palgrave, C., Lowden, S., Ho, S., Simond, D., Damayanti, C., White, D., Tay, W., Rodrigues-Zarate, C., Moran, C., et al (2011). Rethinking the evolution of extant sub-Saharan African suids (Suidae, Artiodactyla). Zoologica Scripta, 40(4), 327-335. [More Information]

2010

  • Nidup, K., Joshi, D., Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2010). Farming and biodiversity of indigenous pigs in Nepal. Biodiversity, 11(3-4), 26-33. [More Information]
  • Haynes, G., Gilligan, D., Grewe, P., Moran, C., Nicholas, F. (2010). Population genetics of invasive common carp Cyprinus carpio L. in coastal drainages in eastern Australia. Journal of Fish Biology, 77, 1150-1157. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Glenn, T., Lance, S., Dalzell, P., Moran, C. (2010). QTL Mapping for Two Commercial Traits in Farmed Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus Porosus). Animal Genetics, 41(2), 142-149. [More Information]

2009

  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Moran, C., Hagan, C., Glenn, T. (2009). 253 Novel polymorphic microsatellites for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Conservation Genetics, 10(4), 963-980. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Isberg, S., Glenn, T., Lance, S., Dalzell, P., Thomson, P., Moran, C. (2009). A genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). BMC Genomics, 10, 339-1-339-11. [More Information]
  • Jung, W., Kim, J., Jung, K., Jin, D., Moran, C., Park, E., Jeon, J., Lee, J. (2009). Comparison of PERV genomic locations between Asian and European pigs. Animal Genetics, 41(1), 89-92. [More Information]
  • Miles, L., Lance, S., Isberg, S., Moran, C., Glenn, T. (2009). Cross-species amplification of microsatellites in crocodilians: Assessment and applications for the future. Conservation Genetics, 10(4), 935-954. [More Information]
  • Jaratlerdsiri, W., Rodriguez-Zarate, C., Isberg, S., Damayanti, C., Miles, L., Chansue, N., Moran, C., Melville, L., Gongora, J. (2009). Distribution of Endogenous Retroviruses in Crocodilians. Journal of Virology, 83(19), 10305-10308. [More Information]
  • Kolomyjec, S., Chong, J., Blair, D., Gongora, J., Grant, T., Johnson, C., Moran, C. (2009). Population genetics of the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) : a fine-scale look at adjacent river systems. Australian Journal of Zoology, 57(4), 225-234. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Zhang, Y., MacLeod, I., Kerr, R., Bunter, K., Hayes, B., Tier, B., Graser, H., Luxford, B., Goddard, M., Moran, C. (2009). QTL Mapping for Feed conversion Efficiency on porcine Chromosome 10 in an Australian Commercial Population. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

2008

  • Cowled, B., Aldenhoven, J., Odeh, I., Garrett, T., Moran, C., Lapidge, S. (2008). Feral pig population structuring in the rangelands of eastern Australia: applications for designing adaptive management units. Conservation Genetics, 9, 211-224. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Rawlence, N., Mobegi, V., Jianlin, H., Alcalde, J., Matus, J., Hanotte, O., Moran, C., Austin, J., Ulm, S., et al (2008). Indo-European and Asian origins for Chilean and Pacific chickens revealed by mtDNA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105(30), 10308-10313. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Simond, D., Moran, C., Hawthorne, W., Jeon, J., Jin, D., Lee, J. (2008). Investigation of Deletion Variation and Methylation Patterns in the 5' LTR of Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 21(11), 1572-1575.
  • Forsyth, H., Laxton, R., Moran, C., van der Werf, J., Banks, R., Taylor, R. (2008). Postgraduate coursework in Australia: issues emerging from university and industry collaboration. Higher Education, 57(5), 641-655. [More Information]
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Gardiner-Garden, M., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2008). Transcriptome analysis identifies pathways associated with enhanced maternal performance in QSi5 mice. BMC Genomics, 9, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2008). Xenotransplantation: Benefits, Risks and Relevance of Reproductive Technology. Theriogenology, 70, 1269-1276. [More Information]

2007

  • Benyamin, B., Martin, I., Cheung, C., Buckley, M., Thomson, P., Visscher, P., Moran, C. (2007). Bodyweight QTL on mouse chromosomes 4 and 11 by selective genotyping: regression v. maximum likelihood. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 47, 677-682. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Chardon, P., Lowden, S., Miles, L., Ryder, O., Moran, C. (2007). 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. (2007). Genetic divisions of the Collared peccary from the Americas. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Ramanathan, P., Martin, I., Thomson, P., Taylor, R., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2007). Genomewide Analysis of Secretory Activation in Mouse Models. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, 12(4), 305-314. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Yu, S., Kim, T., Jeon, J., Rogel-Gaillard, C., Park, C., Jin, D., Moran, C., Lee, J. (2007). Insertional Variations of Two Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses (PERVs) in Korean Native Pigs and Asian Wild Boars. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 20(4), 461-465. [More Information]
  • Jung, K., Moran, C., Simond, D., Lee, J. (2007). Investigation of methylation and deletion in PERV 5' LTR region. Xenotransplantation, 14(5), 469-470.
  • Gongora, J., Cuddahee, R., Simond, D., Nascimento, F., Lowden, S., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., White, D., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C., et al (2007). Phylogeny within the Family Suidae using DNA sequences and morphological characters. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.
  • Gongora, J., Miles, L., Moran, C. (2007). Preliminary approach to study the major histocompatibility complex in crocodilians. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.
  • Gongora, J., Taber, A., Keuroghlian, A., Altrichter, M., Bodmer, R., Mayor, P., Moran, C., Damayanti, C., Gonzalez, S. (2007). Re-examining the evidence for a 'new' peccary species, 'Pecari maximus', from the Brazilian Amazon. IUCN, 19, 19-26.
  • Nascimento, F., Gongora, J., Lowden, S., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., White, D., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C. (2007). Screening for porcine endogenous retrovirus sequences among species of the family Suidae. 54th annual conference of the Genetics Society of Australasia.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Miles, L., Moran, C. (2007). The application of quantitative genetics in commercial crocodile farming. Third International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Miles, L., Glenn, T., Isberg, S., Dalzell, P., Thomson, P., Hagen, C., Moran, C. (2007). Towards a comprehensive genetic-linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). 54th Genetics Society of Australia Annual Conference, Sydney: Genetics Society of AustralAsia, Inc.
  • Gongora, J., Chardon, P., Lowden, S., Miles, L., Ryder, O., Moran, C. (2007). Variation of the major histocompatibility complex among suids and peccaries. Evolution 2007- Joint Meeting of the SSE, ASN and SSB Societies.

2006

  • Ramanathan, P., Gardiner-Garden, M., Martin, I., Sheehy, P., Wynn, P., Taylor, R., Ormandy, C., Moran, C., Williamson, P. (2006). A Comparative Analysis Of Gene Expression Profiles During Lactation In CBA And QSi5 Mice. Lorne Genome Conference 2006.
  • Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2006). Assignment of UCK2 , ATF3 and RGS18 from human chromosome 1 to porcine chromosomes 4, 9 and 10 with somatic and radiation hybrid panels. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 112(3-4), 341F. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2006). Biology of Nutrition in Growing Animals. In R. Mosenthin, J. Zentek & T. Zebrowska (Eds.), Biology of Nutrition in Growing Animals, (pp. 585-596). Edinburgh: Saunders Elsevier.
  • Forsyth, H., Laxton, R., Moran, C., van der Werf, J., Gongora, J. (2006). Developing online postgraduate coursework to promote change in animal industries. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Isberg, S., Johnston, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2006). First Evidence of Higher Female Recombination in a Species with Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination: the Saltwater Crocodile. Journal of Heredity, 97(6), 599-602. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Mobegi, V., Jianlin, H., Alcalde, J., Matus, J., Hanotte, O., Moran, C. (2006). Mitochondrial DNA sequences reveal a putative East Asian ancestry for old Chilean chickens. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Morales, S., Bernal, J., Moran, C. (2006). Phylogenetic divisions among Collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu) detected using mitochondrial and nuclear sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., Klingel, H., Hanotte, O., Cain, B., Spoetter, A., Moran, C. (2006). Phylogenetic position of the African forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni) within the Suidae family. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2006). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus): III. juvenile survival. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 123, 44-47. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Webb, G., Manolis, S., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2006). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus): IV. number of scale rows. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 123, 48-55. [More Information]
  • Kirk, E., Hyun, C., Thomson, P., Lai, D., Castro, M., Biben, C., Buckley, M., Martin, I., Moran, C., Harvey, R. (2006). Quantitative Trait Loci Modifying Cardiac Atrial Septal Morphology and Risk of Patent Foramen Ovale in the Mouse. Circulation Research, 98(5), 651-658. [More Information]
  • Simond, D., Moran, C., Garkavenko, O., O'Connell, P., Hawthorne, W. (2006). Real-time PCR detection of porcine endogenous retroviruses. 24th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (2006), Australia: Nature Publishing Group.
  • Harvey (Holyoake), P., Stevenson, J., Moran, C., Stokes, R., Kirk, E., Sugo, E., Hawthorne, W. (2006). The first reported case of congenital heart defects in pigs in Australia. 19th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress IPVS 2006, Denmark: International Pig Veterinary Society.
  • Harvey (Holyoake), P., Stevenson, J., Moran, C., Stokes, R., Kirk, E., Sugo, E., Hawthorne, W. (2006). The occurrence of congenital heart defects in an inbred herd of pigs in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 84(4), 129-133. [More Information]

2005

  • Chen, Y., Moran, C., Piper, E. (2005). Assignment of suppressor of Cytokine Signalling-2 (SOCS2) to Porcine Chromosome 5 with radiation Hybrids. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 111. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Simond, D., Hawthorne, W., Walters, S., Patel, A., Smith, D., O'Connell, P., Moran, C. (2005). Characterization of the swine major histocompatibility complex alleles at eight loci in Westran pigs. Xenotransplantation, 12(4), 303-307. [More Information]
  • Cumming, S., Hollands, M., Moran, C., Nicholas, K., Tammen, I. (2005). Education Product Pipeline. 3rd Annual Conference - CRC for Innovative Dairy products: Managing the product pipeline. CRC Press.
  • O'Connell, P., Hawthorne, W., Simond, D., Chapman, J., Chen, Y., Patel, A., Walters, S., Burgess, J., Weston, L., Stokes, R., Moran, C., Allen, R. (2005). Genetic and Functional evaluation of the level of inbreeding of the Westran pig: a herd with potential for use in xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation, 12(4), 308-315. [More Information]
  • Fan, B., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Zhao, S., Liu, B., Yu, M., Zhu, M., Xiong, T., Li, K. (2005). Individual-breed Assignment Analysis in Swine Populations by Using Microsatellite Markers. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 18(11), 1529-1534. [More Information]
  • Moran, C., James, J. (2005). Linkage Mapping. In Ruvinsky A., Graves JM (Eds.), Mammalian Genomics, (pp. 1-22). Oxfordshire: CAB international.
  • Kim, T., Choi, B., Chang, G., Lee, K., Lee, J., Lee, H., Kim, K., Park, C., Moran, C. (2005). Molecular characterization and chromosomal mapping of porcine adipose differentiation-related protein (ADRP). Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122, 240-246. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Multi-trait selection of crocodiles using CrocPLAN. 16th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics - AAABG 2005, Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2005). Nuclear and mitochondrial evolutionary analysis of Collared, White-lipped & Chacoan peccaries (Tayassuidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 34(1), 181-189. [More Information]
  • Fan, B., Gongora, J., Chen, Y., Garkavenko, O., Li, K., Moran, C. (2005). Population genetic variability and origin of Auckland Island feral pigs. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 35(3), 279-285. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) I. Reproduction traits. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122(6), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2005). Quantitative analysis of production traits in saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) II. Age at Slaughter. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 122, 370-377. [More Information]
  • Moran, C. (2005). Westran - highly inbred pigs for xenotransplantation research. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture ('09 renamed: Animal Production Science), 45, 793-800. [More Information]

2004

  • Isberg, S., Chen, Y., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Analysis Of Microsatellites And Parentage Testing In Saltwater Crocodiles. Journal of Heredity, 95(5), 445-449. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2004). Comparison of endogenous retroviruses in peccaries (Tayassuidae) and pigs (Suidae). 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). CrocPLAN: A genetic improvement program for saltwater crocodiles. 17th Working Meeting of the IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group, Switzerland: IUCN - The World Conservation Union.
  • Holt, M., Nicholas, F., James, J., Moran, C., Martin, I. (2004). Development Of A Highly Fecund Inbreed Strain Of Mice. Mammalian Genome, 15(12), 951-959. [More Information]
  • Simond, D., Gongora, J., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2004). Distribution of endogenous retroviruses in the Suidae family. 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Farmed saltwater crocodiles: a genetic improvement program.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Gray, E., Ahmadi-Esfahani, F., Barker, S., Moran, C. (2004). Genetic improvement of saltwater crocodiles. 51st Annual Meeting of Genetics Society of Australia, Austtalia: Genetics Society of Australia.
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., Lowden, S., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogenetic relationships of African, Asian and European Suids. 51st Annual Meeting of Genetics Society of Australia, Austtalia: Genetics Society of Australia.
  • Gongora, J., Fleming, P., Spencer, P., Mason, R., Garkavenko, O., Meyer, J., Droegemueller, C., Lee, J., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogenic Relationships Of Australian And New Zealand Feral Pigs Assessed By Mitochondrial Control Region Sequence And Nuclear Gpip Genotype. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33(2), 339-348. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Simond, D., White, D., Lowden, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C. (2004). Phylogeny of the Suidae family based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. 29th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. ISAG.
  • Cheung, C., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Buckley, M. (2004). Quantitative trait loci for steady-state platelet count in mice. Mammalian Genome, 15(10), 784-797. [More Information]

2003

  • Gongora, J., Peltoniemi, O., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H., Moran, C. (2003). Analyses of possible domestic pig contibution in two populations of Finnish farmed wild boar. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science, 53(4), 161-165. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Moran, C., Park, C. (2003). Current status of comparative mapping in livestock. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 16(10), 1411-1420. [More Information]
  • Isberg, S., Nicholas, F., Thomson, P., Moran, C., Barker, S., Manolis, S. (2003). Defining breeding objectives for saltwater crocodile genetic improvement programs. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2003). Evolutionary studies of Collared, White-lipped and Chacoan peccary species. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Geldermann, H., Muller, E., Moser, G., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Cepica, S., Stratil, A., Kuryl, J., Moran, C., Davoli, R., et al (2003). Genome-wide linkage and QTL mapping in porcine F2 families gererated from Pietrain, Meishan and Wild Boar crosses. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(6), 363-393. [More Information]
  • Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Backofen, B., Moran, C. (2003). Improving the comparative map of porcine chromosome 10 with respect to human chromosomes 1, 9 and 10. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 102, 121-127. [More Information]
  • Middleton, R., Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y., Backofen, B., Moran, C. (2003). Improving the comparative map of porcine chromosome 9 with respect to human chromosomes 1, 7 and 11. Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 102, 128-132. [More Information]
  • Lee, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Cepica, S., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Moser, G., Geldermann, H. (2003). Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 2. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(Suppl. 1), 11-19.
  • Lee, S., Chen, Y., Moran, C., Stratil, A., Reiner, G., Bartenschlager, H., Moser, G., Geldermann, H. (2003). Linkage and QTL mapping for Sus scrofa chromosome 5. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 120(Suppl 1.), 38-44.
  • Gongora, J., Morales, S., Lee, J., Moran, C. (2003). Phylogenetic relationships of Collared Peccaries determined by mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Kirk, E., Hyun, C., Martin, I., Biben, C., Thomson, P., Buckley, M., Moran, C., Harvey, R. (2003). Quantitative trait loci modifying cardiac atrial septal wall morphology in the mouse. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Cheung, C., Moran, C., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Buckley, M. (2003). Quantitative trait loci regulating steady-state platelet count. 19th International Congress of Genetics.
  • Gongora, J., Spencer, P., Fleming, P., Mason, R., Moran, C. (2003). Tracing the origins of Australian feral pigs using mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence. 19th International Congress of Genetics.

2002

  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Analysis of peccary microsatellites using porcine primers. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.
  • Lee, J., Webb, G., Allen, R., Moran, C. (2002). Characterizing and Mapping Porcine Endogenous Retroviruses in Westran Pigs. Journal of Virology, 76(11), 5548-5565.
  • Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Further studies on amplification of peccary microsatellites using porcine primers. 28th International Society of Animal Genetics Conference, Germany: ISAG.
  • Murphy, M., Shariflou, M., Moran, C. (2002). High quality genomic DNA extraction fromlarge milk samples. Journal of Dairy Research, 69(4), 645-649.
  • Gongora, J., Chen, Y., Bernal, J., Nicholas, F., Moran, C. (2002). Interspecific amplification of peccary microsatellite markers using porcine primers. Animal Genetics, 33(4), 312-314. [More Information]
  • Cheung, C., Moran, C., Thomson, P., Martin, I., Zenger, K., Donald, J., Buckley, M. (2002). Mapping of quantitative trait loci for mouse platelet count. American Society of Hematology 44th Annual Meeting, United States: American Society of Hematology.
  • Isberg, S., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Webb, G., Moran, C. (2002). Modelling growth of juvenile C. porosus using degree-days. 16th Working Meeting of the IUCN Crocodile Specialist Group, Gland Switzerland: IUCN - The World Conservation Union.
  • Gongora, J., Garkavenko, O., Mason, R., Fleming, P., Lee, J., Li, K., Moran, C. (2002). Origins of Australian and New Zealand feral pigs. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.
  • Gongora, J., Garkavenko, O., Moran, C. (2002). Origins of Kune Kune and Auckland Island pigs in New Zealand. 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, France.
  • Kim, K., Lee, J., Li, K., Zhang, Y., Lee, S., Gongora, J., Moran, C. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of Asian and European pig breeds determined by mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence polymorphism. Animal Genetics, 33(1), 19-25. [More Information]
  • Gongora, J., Fleming, P., Mason, R., Garkavenko, O., Moran, C. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of Australian and New Zealand feral pigs. 15th Scientific Meeting of Australasian Wildlife Management Society, Australia: Australasian Wildlife Management Society.

2001

  • Lee, J., Zang, W., Moran, C. (2001). Comparative porcine gene mapping relative to human chromasomes 9,20 and 22. Animal Genetics, 32 (5), 313-315.
  • Lee, J., Moran, C. (2001). Current Status of Xenotransplantation - A Review. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 14 (10), 1497-1504.
  • Lang-Davis, J., Tammen, I., Moran, C., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2001). Megacolon in Clydesdale horses. 4th International Equine Gene Mapping Workshop Meeting, Australia.

To update your profile click here. For support on your academic profile contact .