Graham Plastow

Waide, E.H., Tuggle, C.K., Serão, N.V.L., Schroyen, M., Hess, A., Rowland, R.R.R., Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G., Dekkers, J.C.M. (2017) Genomewide association of piglet responses to infection with one of two porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus isolates. J. Anim. Sci. 95: 16–38

Fleming, A.L., Hays, D.P., Moore, S., Plastow, G., Miller, S.P. (2016) History of the Hays Converter. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 96:471–477.

Hess, A.S., Islam, Z., Hess, M.K., Rowland, R.R.R., Lunney, J.K., Doeschl-Wilson, A., Plastow, G., Dekkers. J. (2016) Comparison of host genetic factors influencing pig response to infection with two North American isolates of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. Genetics Selection Evolution 48:43.

Lu, D., Akanno, E.C., Crowley, J.J., Schenkel, F., Li, H., De Pauw, M., Moore, S.S., Wang, Z., Li, C., Stothard, P., Plastow, G., Miller, S.P., Basarab, J.A. (2016) Accuracy of genomic predictions for feed efficiency traits of beef cattle using 50K and imputed HD genotypes. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1342-1353.

Raszek, M.M., Guan, L.L., Plastow, G.S. (2016) Use of genomic tools to improve cattle health in the context of infectious diseases. Frontiers in Genetics 7:30.

Serão, N.V.L., Kemp, R.A., Mote, B.E., Harding, J.C.S., Willson, P., Bishop, S.C. Plastow, G.S., Dekkers, J.C.M. (2016) Genetic and Genomic basis of antibody response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in gilts and sows. Genetics Selection Evolution 48:51.

Thekkoot, D.M., Kemp, R.A., Rothschild, M.F., Plastow, G.S., Dekkers, J.C.M. (2016) Estimation of genetic parameters for traits associated with reproduction, lactation, and efficiency in sows. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 4516-4529

Wang, O., Liang, G., McAllister, T.A., Plastow, G., Stanford, K., Selinger, B., Guan, L.L. (2016) Comparative transcriptomic analysis of rectal tissue from beef steers revealed reduced host immunity in Escherichia coli O157:H7 super-shedders. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151284.

Wilkinson, J., Bao, H., Ladinig, A., Hong, L., Stothard, P., Lunney, J., Plastow, G., Harding, J. (2016) Genome-wide analysis of the transcriptional response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection at the maternal/fetal interface and in the fetus. BMC Genomics 17:383.

Wilkinson, J.M., Ladinig, A., Bao, H., Kommadath, A., Stothard, P., Lunney, J.K., Harding, J.C.S., Plastow, G.S. (2016) Differences in Whole Blood Gene Expression Associated With Infection Time-course and Extent of Fetal Mortality in a Reproductive Model of type 2 Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Infection. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153615.

Yang, T., Wilkinson, J., Wang, Z., Ladinig, A., Harding, J., Plastow, G. (2016) A genome-wide association study of fetal response to type 2 porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus challenge. Scientific Reports 6: 20305.

Zhang, C., Bruce, H., Yang, T., Charagu, P., Kemp, R.A., Boddicker, N., Miar, Y., Wang, Z., Plastow, G. (2016) Genome wide association studies (GWAS) identify QTL on SSC2 and SSC17 affecting loin peak shear force in crossbred commercial pigs. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0145082.

Andersson, L., Archibald, A.L., Bottema, C.D., Brauning, R., Burgess, S.C., Burt, D.W., Casas, E., Cheng, H.H., Clarke, L., Couldrey, C., Dalrymple, B.P., Elsik, C.G., Foissac, S., Giuffra, E., Groenen, M.A., Hayes, B.J., Huang, L.S., Khatib, H., Kijas, J.W., Kim, H., Lunney, J.K., McCarthy, F.M., McEwan, J.C., Moore, S., Nanduri, B., Notredame, C., Palti, Y., Plastow, G.S., Reecy, J.M., Rohrer, G.A., Sarropoulou, E., Schmidt, C.J., Silverstein, J., Tellam, R.L., Tixier-Boichard, M., Tosser-Klopp, G., Tuggle, C.K., Vilkki, J., White, S.N., Zhao, S., Zhou, H., and The FAANG Consortium (2015) Coordinated international action to accelerate genome-to-phenome with FAANG, the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes project. Genome Biology 16:57.

Bao, H., Kommadath, A., Liang, G., Sun, X., Arantes, A., Tuggle, C., Bearson, S., Plastow, G., Stothard, P., Guan, L.L. (2015) Genome-wide whole blood microRNAome and transcriptome analyses revealed miRNA-mRNA regulated host response to foodborne pathogen Salmonella infection in swine. Scientific Reports 5:12620.

Dorshorst, B., Henegar, C., Liao, X., Sällman Almén, M., Rubin, C.-J., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Stothard, P., Van Doormaal, B., Plastow, G., Barsh, G.S., Andersson, L. (2015) Dominant Red Coat Color in Holstein Cattle Is Associated with a Missense Mutation in the Coatomer Protein Complex, Subunit Alpha (COPA) Gene. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128969.

Koltes, J.E., Fritz-Waters, E., Eisley, C.J., Choi, I., Bao, H., Kommadath, A., Serão, N.V.L., Boddicker, N.J., Abrams, S.M., Schroyen, M., Loyd, H., Tuggle, C.K., Plastow, G.S., Guan, L., Stothard, P., Lunney, J.K., Liu, P., Carpenter, S., Rowland, R.R.R., Dekkers, J.C.M., Reecy, J.M. (2015) Identification of a putative quantitative trait nucleotide in guanylate binding protein 5 for host response to PRRS virus infection. BMC Genomics 16:412.

Ladinig, A., Ashley, C., Detmer, S.E., Wilkinson, J.M., Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G., Harding, J.C.S. (2015) Maternal and fetal predictors of fetal viral load and death in third trimester, type 2 porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infected pregnant gilts. Veterinary Research 46:107.

Wilkinson, J.M., Gunvaldsen, R.E., Detmer, S.E., Dyck, M.K., Dixon, W.T., Foxcroft, G.R., Plastow, G., Harding, J.C.S. (2015) Transcriptomic and Epigenetic Profiling of the Lung of Influenza-infected Pigs: A Comparison of Different Birth Weight and Susceptibility Groups. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0138653.

Zhang, Z., Wang, Z., Bruce, H., Kemp, R.A., Charagu, P., Miar, Y., Yang, T., Plastow, G.S. (2015) Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) identify a QTL close to PRKAG3 affecting meat pH and colour in crossbred commercial pigs. BMC Genetics 16:33.

Abo-Ismail, M.K., Vander Voort, G., Squires, J.J., Swanson, K.C., Mandell, I.B., Liao, X., Stothard, P., Moore, S., Plastow, G., Miller, S.P. (2014) Single nucleotide polymorphisms for feed efficiency and performance in crossbred beef cattle. BMC Genetics 15:14.

Akanno, E.C., Plastow, G., Woodward, B.W., Bauck, S., Okut, H., Wu, X.L., Sun, C., Aalhus, J.L., Moore, S.S., Miller, S.P., Wang, Z., Basarab, J.A. (2014) Reliability of molecular breeding values for Warner-Bratzler shear force and carcass traits of beef cattle – An independent validation study. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2896–2904.

Bao, H., Kommadath, A., Plastow, G.S., Tuggle, C.K., Guan, L.L., Stothard, P. (2014) MicroRNA Buffering and Altered Variance of Gene Expression in Response to Salmonella Infection. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94352.

Choi, I., Bao, H., Kommadath, A., Hosseini, A., Sun, X., Meng, Y., Stothard, P., Plastow, G.S., Tuggle, C.K., Reecy, J.M., Fritz-Waters, E., Abrams, S.M., Lunney, J.K., Guan, L.L. (2014) Increasing gene discovery and coverage using RNA-seq of globin RNA reduced porcine blood samples. BMC Genomics 15: 954.

Engle, T., Jobman, E., Moural, T., McKnite, A., Bundy, J., Barnes, S., Davis, E., Galeota, J., Burkey, T., Plastow, G., Kachman, S., Ciobanu, D. (2014) Variation in time and magnitude of immune response and viremia in experimental challenges with Porcine circovirus 2b. BMC Veterinary Research 10:286.

Karisa, B., Moore, S., Plastow, G. (2014) Analysis of biological networks and biological pathways associated with residual feed intake in beef cattle. Animal Sci. J. 85: 374-387.

Karisa, B.K., Thomson, J., Wang, Z., Li, C., Montanholi, Y., Miller, S.P., Moore, S.S., Plastow, G.S. (2014) Plasma metabolites associated with residual feed intake and other productivity performance traits in beef cattle. Livestock Science 165:200–211.

Kommadath, A., Bao, H., Arantes, A.S., Plastow, G.S., Tuggle, C.K., Bearson, S.M.D., Guan, L.L., Stothard, P. (2014) Gene co-expression network analysis identifies porcine genes associated with variation in Salmonella shedding. BMC Genomics 15:452.

Ladinig, A., Lunney, J.K., Souza, C.J.H., Ashley, C., Plastow, G., Harding, J.C.S. (2014) Cytokine profiles in pregnant gilts experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and relationships with viral load and fetal outcome. Veterinary Research 45:113.

Ladinig, A., Wilkinson, J., Ashley, C., Detmer, S.E., Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G., Harding, J.C.S. (2014) Variation in Fetal Outcome, Viral Load and ORF5 Sequence Mutations in a Large Scale Study of Phenotypic Responses to Late Gestation Exposure to Type 2 Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus. PLoS ONE9(4): e96104.

Ladinig, A., Foxcroft, G., Ashley, C., Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G., Harding, J.C.S. (2014) Birth Weight, Intrauterine Growth Retardation and Fetal Susceptibility to Porcine

Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus. PLoS ONE 9(10): e109541.

Rothschild, M.F., Plastow, G.S. (2014) Applications of genomics to improve livestock in the developing world. Livestock Science 166:76-83.

Serao, N.V.L., Matika, O., Kemp, R.A., Harding, J.C.S., Bishop, S.C., Plastow, G.S., Dekkers, J.C.M. (2014) Genetic analysis of reproductive traits and antibody response in a PRRS outbreak herd. J. of Anim. Sci. 92:2905-2921.

Zhang, C.Y., Wang, Z., Bruce, H.L., Janz, J., Goddard, E., Moore, S., Plastow, G.S. (2014) Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in 33 candidate genes and meat quality traits in commercial pigs. Animal Genetics 45:508–516.

Karisa, B.K., Thomson, J., Wang, Z., Stothard, P., Moore, S.S., Plastow, G.S. (2013) Candidate genes and single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with variation in residual feed intake in beef cattle. J Anim. Sci. 91:3502-3513.

Li, M., Tian S., Jin, L., Zhou, G., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Wang, T., Yeung, C.K.L., Chen, L., Ma, J., Zhang, J., Jiang, A., Li, J., Zhou, C., Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Sun, X., Zhao, H., Niu, Z., Lou, P., Xian, L., Shen, X., Liu, S., Zhang, S., Zhang, M., Zhu, L., Shuai S., Bai, L., Tang, G., Liu, H., Jiang, Y., Mai, M., Xiao, J., Wang, X., Zhou, Q., Wang, Z., Stothard, P., Xue, M., Gao, X., Luo, Z., Gu, Y., Zhu, H., Hu, X., Zhao, Y., Plastow, G.S., Wang, J., Jiang, Z., Li, K., Li, N., Li, X., Li, R. (2013) Pig genomes reveal distinct patterns of artificial versus natural selection. Nature Genetics 45:1431-1438.

Liao, X., Peng, F., Forni, S., McLaren, D., Plastow, G., Stothard, P. (2013) Whole genome sequencing of Gir cattle for identifying polymorphisms and loci under selection. Genome 56:592-598.

Lu, D., Miller, S., Sargolzaei, M., Kelly, M., Voort, G.V., Caldwell, T., Wang, Z., Plastow, G., Moore, S. (2013) Genome-wide association analyses for growth and feed efficiency traits in beef cattle. J Anim. Sci. 91:3612-3633.

Lu, D., Sargolzaei, M., Kelly, M., Voort, G.V., Wang, Z., Mandell, I., Moore, S., Plastow, G., Miller, S. (2013) Genome-wide association analyses for carcass quality in crossbred beef cattle. BMC Genetics14:80.

Ludu, J., Plastow, G. (2013) Livestock and the promise of genomics. Genome 56: 556-566.

Canavez, F.C., Luche, D.D., Stothard, P., Leite, K.R.M., Sousa-Canavez, J.M., Plastow, G., Meidanis, J., Souza, M.A., Feijao, P., Moore, S.S., Camara-Lopes, L.H. (2012) Genome sequence and assembly of Bos indicus. Journal of Heredity 103:342-348.

Hu, X.S., Simila, J., Platz, S.S., Moore, S.S., Plastow, G., Meghen, C.N. (2012) Estimating animal abundance in ground beef batches assayed with molecular markers. PloS ONE 7(3): e34191.

Suzuki, K., Kobayashi, E., Yamashita, H., Uenishi, H., Churkina, I., Plastow, G., Hamasima, N., Mitsuhashi, T. (2012) Structural analysis of MHC alleles in an RSV-tumor regression chicken using a BAC library. Animal Genetics 43:348-351.

Hu X-S, Simila J, Platz SS, Moore SS, Plastow G, Meghen, C.N. (2012) Estimating Animal Abundance in Ground Beef Batches Assayed with Molecular Markers. PLoS ONE 7(3): e34191. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034191

Wei, W.H., Skinner, T.M., Anderson, J.A., Southwood, O.I., Plastow, G., Archibald, A.L., Haley, C.S. (2011) Mapping QTL in the porcine MHC region affecting fatness and growth traits in a Meishan/Large White composite population. Animal Genetics 42: 83-85

Suzuki, K., Matsumoto, T., Kobayashi, E., Uenishi, H., Churkina, I., Plastow, G., Yamashita, H., Hamasima, N., Mitsuhashi, T. (2010) Genotypes of Chicken MHC-B Locus Associated with Regression of Rous Sarcoma Virus J-strain Tumors. Poultry Science 89: 651-657.

Fan, B., Onteru, S.K., Plastow, G.S., and Rothschild, M.F. (2009) Detailed Characterization of the porcine MC4R gene in relation to fatness and growth. Animal Genetics 40: 401-409.

Rothschild, M.F. and Plastow, G.S. (2008) Impact of genomics on animal agriculture and opportunities for animal health. Trends in Biotechnology 26:21-25.


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