Animal Science Faculty

Jerry Taylor

Jerry Taylor


Curators' Professor of Genetics and Animal Sciences
Wurdack Chair of Animal Genomics

S135B Animal Science Research Center
Division Of Animal Sciences
Columbia, MO 65211
  • Phone: (573) 884-4946
  • Email
  • Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • Harvard Business School

    Executive Education Agribusiness/Agriceutical Seminar. Jan. 7-10, 2001
  • University of New England, Australia

    Doctor of Philosophy - Quantitative Genetics, May 1982
    Dissertation: “Minimizing some errors of estimation and prediction in mixed model procedures.”
  • University of Adelaide, Australia

    Bachelor of Science with Honours - Mathematical Statistics, 1979
    Bachelor of Science - Mathematics, 1978

Professional Experience


  • 2011-pres: Curators' Distinguished Professor of Animal Science and Genetics
  • 2009-2013: Joint Courtesy Faculty appointment, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri.
  • 2002-pres: Professor and Wurdack Chair in Animal Genomics, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • 2001-2002: Director of Genomics, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park.
  • 2000-2001: Vice President, Intellectual Property Strategy and Business Applications, and
    Vice President, Research and Development, GenomicFX, Austin.
  • 1993-2000: Professor, Faculty of Genetics and Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M
    University.
  • 1986-1993: Associate Professor, Faculty of Genetics and Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University.
  • 1984-1986: Assistant Professor (Biometrics and Animal Production), Graduate School of Tropical Veterinary Science, James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia.
  • 1982-1984: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University.

Management and Leadership Experience


  • 2011-pres: Appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Intrepid Bioinformatics, a SNP genotyping and Next-Gen Sequencing solution provider based in Louisville, KY.
  • 2010-pres: PI for the $5M USDA NIFA funded research and extension project "National program for genetic improvement of feed efficiency in beef cattle."
  • 2010-pres: Appointed to Business and Scientific Advisory Board of Recombinetics, Inc. a biotechnology company focused on genetic engineering of livestock and based in Minneapolis, MN.
  • 2009-pres: Chair of the Medicago HapMap Scientific Advisory Board. NSF funded project led by Dr. Nevin Young, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota.
  • 2009-2010: Member of a multi-institution international consortium to develop a 640K single nucleotide genotyping reagent for cattle using the Affymetrix Axiom genotyping platform.
  • 2009-2010: Member of a multi-institution international consortium to develop the Illumina BovineHD 777K single nucleotide genotyping reagent for cattle. The assay is currently being commercialized by Illumina, Inc.
  • 2007-2009: Member of a multi-institution international consortium to develop the 60K PorcineSNP60 single nucleotide genotyping reagent for swine using the Illumina iSelect platform. The assay is currently being commercialized by Illumina, Inc.
  • 2005-2010: Member of a 3 institution consortium to develop high-density single nucleotide genotyping reagents for cattle using the Illumina iSelect platform. The BovineSNP50 assay is currently being commercialized by Illumina, Inc.
  • 2005-2009: Project Leader for the Bovine HapMap Consortium. I took scientific and writing leadership responsibilities for this project which has resulted in a manuscript published in Science April 24, 2009.
  • 2004-2008: Team leader for 6 P.I.s representing 5 U.S. institutions on a $1M federally funded project to design, construct and characterize a bovine oligonucleotide microarray.
  • 2002-2004: As a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Sigma Biotechnology, I provided the company with guidance into potential products of interest to the Life Sciences research community and with strategic intelligence concerning the activities of competitors. I also provided Product Development teams with feedback concerning the quality and performance of products relative to competitor’s products.
  • 2001-2002: As Director of Genomics at Research Triangle Institute, I led teams of 2-3 scientists and 1-2 support personnel to: 1-develop internal laboratory capabilities, 2-generate preliminary data, and 3-identify strategic corporate partners to develop large grants and contracts for submission to federal agencies. I also served on an administrative leadership team comprising one company Vice President and two Program Directors to develop company policy and programmatic initiatives in Bioinformatics and Genomics. In these roles I had 2-3 scientists directly reporting to me and as many as 15 team members as indirect reports.
  • 1999-2001: Founder, Officer and Director of GenomicFX, Inc. a biotechnology start-up company located in Austin, TX. I developed the company’s business plan, and participated in the raising of $23.5M in venture and investment capital for the company. As a member of the Board of Directors I assisted in the development of corporate strategy and evaluated business opportunities. I also served as an officer of the company in the roles of Vice President for Research and Development and Vice President of Intellectual Property Strategy and Business Applications. In these capacities, I managed the company’s Intellectual Property portfolio, participated in due diligence activities for two corporate acquisitions, evaluated numerous opportunities for business partnerships and led teams of scientists in a variety of research and product development activities. I had 10-15 direct and indirect reports.
  • 1997: I served as Vice Chair for the Faculty of Genetics at Texas A&M University. The Chair and Vice Chair of the Faculty are responsible for the coordination of all teaching activities for the Faculty, the approval of all graduate degree programs, the recruitment of graduate students and the administration of the qualifying examination for all Ph.D. students within the program.
  • 1991-1995: I served as member and Chair (1991-92 and 1993-94) of the executive technical committee of the USAID Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program. The program was funded at approximately $2M/yr and was administratively led by a Management Entity located at the University of California, Davis. I participated in reviewing the progress of funded investigators, made funding recommendations, performed site evaluations and developed reports for USAID.

Honors and Professional Recognition


2012: University of Missouri Graduate Professional Council Gold Chalk Award. For exceptional dedication to mentoring graduate and professional students. April 23.

2011: Borlaug Fellow mentor for Olivia Mapholi, Republic of South Africa.

2011: Curators' Distinguished Professor, University of Missouri. September 1.

2011: Federal Laboratory Consortium Mid-Continent Region Excellence in Technology Transfer Award to the IPSNP Consortium for development and transfer of the high-density, genome-wide swine genotyping platform. August 31, Monterey, CA.

2011: Frederick B. Mumford Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri.

2010: Appointed to Genome Canada Review Panel for “2010 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition.” Panel meeting January 25-28, 2011. Toronto, Canada.

2010: Appointed to the Associate Editorial Board of Frontiers in Livestock Genomics

2010: Appointed to the Business and Scientific Advisory Board of Recombinetics, Inc. a biotechnology company focused on genetic engineering of livestock and based in Minneapolis, MN.

2010: USDA Secretary’s Honor Award to the Cattle Genomics Consortium for novel discoveries leading to the development of a commercial cattle DNA assay and developing methods for incorporating those data into the national dairy cattle genetic evaluation system. This award is the highest award offered by the USDA.

2010: University of Missouri Informatics Institute Internal Advisory Board.

2010: Otto J. and Opal I Hill Invited Seminar Speaker. Department of Dairy and Animal Science, The Pennsylvania State University. March 25-26.

2010: My PhD student Megan Rolf was awarded the Neal A. Jorgensen travel award to attend Plant and Animal Genome XVIII. San Diego. January 9-13.

2010-12: Appointed Honorary Scientist and Scientific Advisor on Agricultural Green Technology to the Rural Development Administration of the Republic of Korea.

2009: Appointed Chair of the Medicago HapMap Scientific Advisory Board.

2009: Conference Organizer “The Bovine Genome Sequencing and Analysis and the Bovine HapMap Consortia.” Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory NY, May 9-11.

2009: Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer to the iBMC Consortium: Curtis P. Van Tassell, Tad S. Sonstegard, Timothy P.L. Smith, Lakshmi Matukumalli, Robert Schnabel, Jeremy Taylor, Marylinn Munson, and Cindy Lawley for “Development and Commercialization of a DNA Assay for Cattle.” May 7, Charlotte, North Carolina.

2009: USDA CSREES Newsroom. Identifying Economically Important Traits in Animal Genomes by Stacy Kish, CSREES Staff. January 27, 2009.
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/impact/2009/nri/01281_animal_genomes.html

2009: Discussion Leader “Genome architecture and its implications," Gordon Research Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, February 22-27, 2009, Galveston, TX.

2009: My PhD student Jared Decker was awarded a Neal A. Jorgensen travel award to attend Plant and Animal Genome XVII. San Diego. January 10-14, 2009.

2008: ARS Technology Transfer Award. Outstanding Efforts in Technology Transfer. iBMC Consortium: Curtis P. Van Tassell, Tad S. Sonstegard, Timothy P.L. Smith, Renee Godtel, Lakshmi Matukumalli, Robert Schnabel, Jeremy Taylor, Marylinn Munson, and Cindy Lawley. “For development of a novel SNP discovery methodology and commercialization of the BovineSNP50 genotyping assay that is revolutionizing genetic improvement and genomics research in cattle.”

2008: Celebration of Excellence Distinguished Researcher Award, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri.

2008: My PhD student Matt McClure was awarded the Yoshiko Suzuki Travel Award, an MU Graduate School John D. Bies International Travel Scholarship, an MU Animal Science Miller Foundation Travel Assistance Award, and Travel Awards from the MU Molecular Biology, Graduate Professional Council and Graduate Student Associations to attend the biannual meeting of the International Society for Animal Genetics, July 20-24, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2008: USDA CSREES Newsroom. Decoding the Cattle Genome by Stacy Kish, CSREES Staff. October 1, 2008. Read More

2007: Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2007-pres: Member, Swine SNP Chip Consortium.

2005-pres: Member, BovineSNP50 iBMC Consortium.

2005-pres: Member, Bovine Genome Sequencing Technical Committee.

2005-pres: Member, Bovine HapMap Consortium.

2003-pres: Editorial Board, Animal Genetics.

2002-pres: Appointed to Wurdack Endowed Chair, University of Missouri, Columbia.

2002-2004: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Sigma Biotechnology, St Louis.

2001-2002: Appointed as Director of Genomics and Associate Director of Bioinformatics, Research
Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park.

2000-2001: Cofounder, Officer and Director, GenomicFX, Austin.

1997: Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Team Research, Texas A&M University.

1996: Vice-Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for Graduate Teaching, Texas A&M University.

1995-1998: Editorial Board, Journal of Animal Science.

1993-2000: Promoted to Professor of Genetics and of Animal Science and Section Leader, Animal
Genetics, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University.

1991-1997: Executive Committee (including Vice Chair, 1997), Faculty of Genetics (3 year elected
terms), Texas A&M University.

1991-1995: Executive Technical Committee (Chair, 1991-92 and 1993-94) of the USAID
Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program.

1986-1993: Appointed as Associate Professor of Genetics and of Animal Science, Texas A&M
University.

1979-1981: Australian Dairy Research Committee postgraduate scholarship.

Institutional and Academic Service


Selected Current and Recent University of Missouri Committees

2011: CAFNR representative to MU Faculty Advisory Council on Intellectual Property.

2011: CAFNR representative to MU Conflict of Interest Management Committee.

2010-2011: Mizzou Advantage Workshop on Metagenomics organizer.

2009-pres: Supervisory and Advisory Committee of the Informatics Research Service Core Facility.

2009-2012: Division of Animal Science Promotion and Tenure Committee.

2007-pres: Division of Animal Science Research Committee.

2007-pres: Member, Missouri STRIDE Advisory Committee. “Women Faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at MU.”

2006-2007: Chair, Missouri Life Sciences Week 2007 Organizing Committee.

2006-2007: University Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee.

2005-2006: Organizing Committee 24th Stadler Genetics Symposium (Oct 2-4, 2006).

2005-2006: Life Sciences Week 2006 Organizing Committee.

2005-2006: Life Sciences Center – Integrative Genomics Strategic Planning Committee.

2005-pres: Special Advisory Group to Chancellor Deaton.

2005: F&A Recovery and Research Investment Committee.

2005: Mizzou to You – CAFNR Recruiting and Public Relations.

2004-2006: University of Missouri Core Facility Evaluation Committee.

2004-pres: Research Board Grant Reviewer.

2003-2008: ASRC Research Committee.

2003-2007: ASRC Promotion & Tenure Committee.

2003-2005: CAFNR Research Subcommittee for Bioinformatics.

2002-pres: Member, Graduate Fields of Genetics and Animal Science.

2002-pres: Major Advisor, Graduate Student Committees: 5.

2002-pres: Minor Advisor, Graduate Student Committees: 10.

Selected Recent External Activities

2011: Expert external review of candidacy of Dr. Juha Kantanen for Professor of Farm Animal Genomic Resources at MTT Agrifood Research, Finland.

2011: Grant reviewer for National Research Foundation of South Africa.

2010-2011: Genome Canada Review Panel for “2010 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition.” Toronto, Canada.

2009-pres:Chair, Medicago HapMap Scientific Advisory Board.

2009: External Reviewer for promotion to Associate Professor for Dr. Douglas Bittel, School of Medicine, University Missouri, Kansas City.

2009: External Reviewer for promotion to Associate Professor for Dr. David MacHugh, University College Dublin, Ireland.

2009: Review of Intellectual Property Disclosure by Dr. Jonathon Beever to the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Office of Technology Management on a mutation responsible for Neuropathic Hydrocephalus in Angus cattle.

2008-2009: Reviewer, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST - the national science agency of Saudi Arabia) grants for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

2007-pres: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2007-pres: Member, International Swine SNP Chip Consortium.

2006: Member, USDA CSREES NRI Animal Genome Grant Review Panel

2005-pres: Member, International Bovine Genome Sequencing Technical Committee.

2005-pres: Member, International Bovine SNP Consortium.

2005: Site Review Panel Chair, Science Foundation Ireland, University College Dublin.

2005: Alberta Livestock Industry Development Fund, Review of CA$10M Center Grant
Proposal.

2005: Oklahoma State University, External Tenure and Promotion Reviewer.

2003-pres: Editorial Board Member, Animal Genetics.

2002-pres: Reviewer: PNAS, Animal Biotechnology, Biotechniques, Journal of Animal Science,
Mammalian Genome, Genomics, Cytogenetics and Genome Research, Journal
of Heredity, Journal of Dairy Science.

1994-pres: Member, International Society for Animal Genetics.

1981-pres: Member, Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Membership:

2010-pres: American Society of Animal Science.
2007-pres: Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
1994-pres: Member, International Society for Animal Genetics.
1981-pres: Member, Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

Training and Teaching Experience


Current Graduate Students (as Committee Chair):

Ramey, H. 2014. Ph.D. Genetics Area Program.
Rolf MM. 2012. Ph.D. Genetics Area Program.

Completed Graduate Students (as Committee Chair):

Rolf M.M. 2012. Comparison of methods for partitioning training and validation populations to optimize prediction accuracy and enable across-breed genomic selection in beef cattle. Ph.D. Dissertation. Genetics Area Program. University of Missouri.

Chapple, R.H. 2012. The developmental liver transcriptome of Rattus Norvegicus. M.S. Thesis. University of Missouri.

Decker J.E. 2012. Evolutionary relationships and signatures of selection in cattle established using genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms. Ph.D. Dissertation. Genetics Area Program. University of Missouri.

Taxis T. 2011. Phenotypic and genetic effects of disposition on beef tenderness and quality attributes. M.S. Thesis. University of Missouri.

McClure M. 2009. Whole genome scan in commercial Angus cattle for Quantitative Trait Loci influencing growth, carcass, and reproductive traits. Ph.D. Thesis. Genetics Area Program. University of Missouri.

Rolf M. 2009. Implementation of high density SNP data for genetic evaluation and QTL discovery in beef cattle. M.S. Thesis. University of Missouri.

Yao P. 2006. Quantitative trait loci mapping and candidate gene analysis for growth and carcass traits on two bovine chromosomes. M.S. Thesis. University of Missouri.

Morsci N.S. 2005. Quantitative trait loci mapping and candidate gene analysis for carcass traits on Bos taurus chromosome 1. M.S. Thesis. University of Missouri.

Imumorin I.G. 2000. Quantitative trait loci mapping of genomic imprinting effects in Bos taurus x Bos indicus cattle. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Tanksley S. 2000. Analysis of genetic differentiation in white-winged doves. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.
Riley D. 2000. Heterosis and heterosis retention in reproductive traits, weight and condition of Brahman-British crossbred cows. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Brenneman R. 1999. Positional cloning of bovine QTLs on chromosome 5. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.
Kim J.-J. 1999. Establishing confidence intervals for QTL position by empirical bootstrapping approaches. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.


Stillwell D. 1998. Genetic and physical mapping of the POLL locus to bovine chromosome 1 in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Campbell E. 1998. Identification and isolation of genes affecting adipose tissue development. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Lehn C. 1998. Positional cloning of candidate genes affecting growth in Bos taurus x Bos indicus. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Wu X. 1998. Comparative mapping and positional cloning of ETLs on bovine chromosomes two and four. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Song Y. 1997. Genetic and physical fine-mapping of the POLL locus to BTA1 in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Kizilkaya K. 1996. Estimation of genetic parameters and non-Mendelian genetic effects in Bos taurus x Bos indicus calves produced by embryo transfer. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Lutaaya E. 1996. Mapping and analysis of quantitative trait loci in Bos indicus x Bos taurus cattle: Chromosome 10. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Engel S.R. 1996. Molecular systematics and paleobiogeography of the South American Sigmodontine rodents. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Yeh C.-C. 1995. Genetic and interval mapping of the bovine X chromosome for quantitative trait loci using microsatellite markers. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Ochoa R.F. 1995. Posterior probabilities for b-mannosidosis in Salers cattle. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Burns B.M. 1995. Development and application of genetic maps of eight bovine chromosomes to positionally clone economic trait loci in Bos indicus x Bos taurus cattle. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Cai L. 1995. Identification of bovine bacterial artificial chromosomes containing quantitative trait loci of economic importance. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Thallman R.M. 1994. Molecular selection: Processing genetic information by applying selection to populations of loci represented by DNA molecules. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Brenneman R. 1994. Scoring and mapping bovine anchor loci and screening polymorphic markers for horns and coat color in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Collins J.S. 1994. Carrier genotype determination in Salers cattle using lymphocyte b-mannosidase activity. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Rocha J.L. 1994. Blood group polymorphisms and production and type traits in dairy cattle: After forty years of research. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Kogi J.K. 1994. Characterization of genetic resistance to helminths in goats using microsatellite genetic markers. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

McDonald E. 1994. The effects of gossypol on erythrocyte fragility and plasma gossypol levels of weaned Rambouillet lambs. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Jones M.B. 1993. Estimation of heterosis and heterosis retention in the development of a synthetic breed of goat. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

De Sainz A. 1992. Predicting test day milk yield and margin over feed costs in Holsteins. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Rohrer G.A. 1991. Estimation of genetic parameters and maternal effects of Brangus cattle using BLUP. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Burns B.M. 1990. Relationships between adaptive traits and growth in different cattle breeds in a sub-tropical environment. M.S. Thesis. James Cook University of North Queensland.

Phillips K.R. 1990. Income over variable costs in a pasture based dairy industry. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Smith R.M. 1990. Seasonal effects on income over feed costs. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Ochoa R.F. 1989. Effects of variability in sire fertility and daughter stayability on profitability of sire selection. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University.

Mackinnon M.J. 1988. Genetic and environmental effects on fertility of cattle in a sub-tropical environment. M.S. Thesis. James Cook University of North Queensland.

Ehiobu N.G. 1986. The prediction of heterosis. Ph.D. Dissertation. James Cook University of North Queensland.

Sularsasa D. 1985. Genetic variation and correlations between bodyweights, growth, adaptive and reproductive traits in tropical beef cattle. Ph.D. Dissertation. James Cook University of North Queensland.

Current Graduate Students (as Committee Member):

Correll K. 2012. Ph.D. Genetics Area Program.

Postdoctoral Fellows (Current Position):

2012-pres: Dr. Jared Decker

2009-2010: Dr. Matt McClure (Postdoctoral Fellow, USDA, Beltsville, MD)

2008-2010: Dr. Daniel Vasco (Research Associate, Duke University, NC)

2007-pres: Dr. Stephanie McKay

2005-2008: Dr. Jae Woo Kim - (Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri)

2002-2004: Dr. Bob Schnabel - (Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri)

2000-2001: Dr. Jong-Joo Kim - (Assistant Professor, Yeungnam University)

1999-2000: Dr. Christine Elsik - (Assistant Professor, Georgetown University)

1998-2000: Dr. Clare Gill - (Associate Professor, Texas A&M University)

1996-1999 Dr. Dan S. Gallagher Jr. - (Research Fellow, Pfizer Inc.)

1996-1997: Dr. Joao Rocha - (Research Scientist, SyAqua Inc.)

1990-1992: Dr. Jim Derr - (Professor, Texas A&M University)

1989-1990: Dr. Harvey Blackburn - (Director, National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation)

Courses Taught

DASC 417. Dairy Herd Improvement. Credit 3. Genetics applied to dairy herd improvement. Selection goals, genetic theory and economic considerations. Texas A&M University.

DASC 601. Dairy Production. Credit 4. Mathematical modeling to predict genetic merit. Objective functions for economic decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Texas A&M University.

ANSC 628. Animal Breeding. Credit 3. Concepts from Mendelian, population and quantitative genetics; heritability, selection response, selection criteria, selection index, genetic relationship, inbreeding, mating systems, hybrid vigor, and genetic-environmental interaction applied to livestock breeding and production systems. Texas A&M University.

ANSC 681. Seminar. Credit 1. Important current developments in the field of animal breeding. Review of current literature and presentation of papers on selected animal breeding topics. Texas A&M University.

GENE 614. Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Genetics. Credit 3. Applications of the theory of maximum likelihood estimation to problems in genetics. Includes linkage analysis, gene mapping, genotype estimation, linear models and variance component estimation. Texas A&M University.

GENE 613. Quantitative Genetics. Credit 3. Quantitative genetics concepts particularly dealing with partitioning of phenotypic variance into genetic and environmental components, selection response, effects of systems of mating, genetic covariance and threshhold effects. Texas A&M University.

Population, Quantitative and Transmission Genetics module of the Graduate Genetics course for Ph.D. students in Human Genetics. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

ANSCI 8087. Seminar in Animal Science. Credit 1. Critical consideration of research and other selected subjects in animal genomics. University of Missouri.

ANSCI 9423. Genetics of Populations. Credit 4. Introduction to quantitative genetics with applications to animal and plant breeding. University of Missouri.

Grant Support: Total $36,146,498 ($12,534,778 as PI; $23,611,720 as Co-PI)


2013-2017: USDA-NIFA-AFRI. 2012-02116. "Identification and management of alleles impairing heifer fertility while optimizing genetic gain in Angus cattle." Patterson DJ, JF Taylor, A Van Eenennaam, S Brown and M Smith. $2,997,040.

2012-2014: USDA-NIFA-AFRI. 2012-01271. "Reassembly and quality assessment of the bovine reference genome sequence incorporating next-generation sequencing data." Decker JE, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. $130,000.

2011: Mizzou Advantage Network Proposal. Missouri metagenomics symposium. Taylor JF, JC Schultz, MA McIntosh, MJ Calcutt, G Stacey, DB Oerther. $20,000.

2011-2016: USDA-NIFA-AFRI. 2010-04432. Integrated program for reducing bovine respiratory disease complex in beef and dairy cattle. Womack JE, HL Neibergs, JF Taylor, ND Cohen, S Dindot, M Enns, L Falconer, M Georges, R Hagevoort, T Lehenbauer, H Lewin, S McGuirk, JS Neibergs, J Reynolds, T Ross, C Seabury, L Skow, M Thomas, A Van Eenennaam and CP Van Tassell. $9,750,000.

2011-2016: USDA-NIFA-AFRI. 2011-68004-30214. National program for genetic improvement of feed efficiency in beef cattle. Taylor JF (PI), JE Beever, SC Fahrenkrug, DB Faulkner, HC Freetly, DJ Garrick, SL Hansen, KA Johnson, MS Kerley, DD Loy, HL Neibergs, CS Seabury, DW Shike and RL Weaber. $5,000,000.

2011-2013: Australian Research Council Project ID DP110105187. Reconstructing the human colonisation of the Pacific using modern and ancient chicken DNA. Austin J, J Gongora, T Hunt, D Burney, G Larson, K Dobney and J Taylor. A$343,000.

2010-2011: Mizzou Advantage Faculty Fellow Grant. Whole genome sequencing of an animal affected by cerebral cortical dysplasia: Developing the next generation genomic paradigm for human and animal health. $50,000. O’Brien D, JF Taylor, G Johnson, Robert Schnabel, D Lardizabal and M Katz.

2010-2013: American Cancer Society. Cadmium Exposure and Endometrial Cancer Risk. $723,983. McElroy JA, JD Robertson, JF Taylor, GF Petroski.

2010: MU Research Board. An epigenetic and transcriptomic approach to the dissection of a complex trait. $38,000. Taylor JF.

2009-2011: USDA AFRI. 2010-65205-20414. Exploration of the Bovine Epigenome: A genome-wide methylation survey and characterization of regions with tissue-specific methylation. (Postdoctoral Fellow grant to Dr. Stephanie McKay), $130,000. 01/01/2010-12/31/2011.

2009-2010: Affymetrix, Inc. Cow sequencing for SNP discovery. $33,000.

2009-2010: University of Missouri Research Board. Human Genome Wide Association (GWA) Analysis: Post-Breast Cancer Lymphedema. $50,000. J. Armer, E. Bryda, J. Taylor, R. Stewart.

2009-2012: USDA CSREES AFRI. 2009-65205-05635. Implementation of Whole Genome Selection in the US Dairy and Beef Cattle Industries. $1,875,000. CP Van Tassell, JF Taylor, EJ Pollak. 9/1/09-8/31/12.

2009-2010: Missouri Life Science Research Board. 09-1065. “Informatics Research Core Facility.” McIntosh MA, J Schultz, G Stacey, JF Taylor. $1,302,217. 01/01/2009-12/31/2010.

2008-2010: American Kennel Club: Canine Health Foundation. “The Mapping and Characterization of Canine Epilepsy Loci.” Johnson GS, O’Brien DP, Taylor J, Minassian B, Lohi H. $123,000. 10/1/08-9/30/10.

2008-2010: USDA CSREES NRI. 2008-35205-04687. Implementation of Whole Genome Selection in the US Dairy and Beef Cattle Industries. $625,000. CP Van Tassell, JF Taylor, EJ Pollak. 9/1/08-8/31/10.

2008-2010: Merial Limited. Whole Genome Association Studies in Beef Cattle. $179,280. JF Taylor and RD Schnabel. 02/01/2008-12/31/2010.

2008-2009: Missouri Beef Industry Council. Discovery of a single nucleotide polymorphism haplotype in the m-calpain gene that better predicts beef tenderness. $28,738. MU PID 0016315.

2008-2010: USDA CSREES NRI. 2008-35205-18864. A strategy for the positional cloning of Quantitative Trait Nucleotides in livestock. JF Taylor and RD Schnabel. $461,841. 04/15/2008-04/14/2010.

2008-2010: USDA CSREES NRI. 2008-35205-18769. High-density SNP discovery, validation and characterization in swine. LB Schook, R Mahli, J Beever, A Archibald, M Rothschild, W Muir, JF Taylor, M Groenen. 1/15/08-1/14/10. $999,978.

2008-2011: Missouri Life Science Research Board. Project #13321. “Advancing Animal and Plant Sciences in Missouri.” Linit M, R Geisert, J Jones, R Kallenbach, MS Kerley, SC Peck, K Striegler, J Tan, JF Taylor, J Thelen, JC Walker and W Qiu. $3,381,568. 6/30/08-7/1/11.

2006-2009: Australian Research Council. Evolutionary genetics of bovid genomes over 60,000 years. Cooper A. and J.F. Taylor. Project DP0773602. AUS$610,000.

2006-2007: Monsanto Company. “Database development.” Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. $921,668.

2006-2007: USDA CSREES NRI. 2006-35205-17455. “Support for the 24th Stadler Genetics Symposium.” J.F. Taylor. $10,000.

2006-2007: AKC/Canine Health Foundation. C0013006. “Mapping and identification of the mutation responsible for epilepsy in American Water Spaniels.”Johnson GS, D O’Brien, JF Taylor, B Minassian and H Lohi. $12,960.

2006-2009: USDA NRICGP 43.0 Animal Genome. 2006-35205-16701. “Identification of QTN influencing milk production and female fertility in Holsteins.” Schnabel R.D. and J.F. Taylor. $456,737.

2006-2009: USDA NRICGP 45.0 Functional Genomics of Agriculturally Important Organisms. 2006-35616-16729. “Development of ovine expressed sequence tags for the study of female reproduction.” Green J.A., R.S. Prather, D.H. Keisler, M.F. Smith, G.K. Springer, J.F. Taylor and C. Elsik. $560,629.

2006-2009: USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowships Grants Program. 2005-38420-15806. Lucy M.C., R.S. Prather, W.R. Lamberson, J.F. Taylor, D.J. Patterson, M.F. Smith, H.A. Garverick, D.H. Keisler, T.J. Safranski, E. Antoniou, J.A. Green, E.B. Rucker and P. Sutovsky. $69,000.

2006-2008: USDA NRICGP 45.0 Functional Genomics of Agriculturally Important Organisms. 2006-35616-16697. “Characterization of 50,000 SNPs and development of high-throughput assays for linkage and linkage disequilibrium mapping in cattle and sheep.” Taylor J.F. and S.S. Moore. $900,999.

2006: Faculty Research Award - University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. “Characterizing a canine cataract locus with the Baer/GDB resource.” Johnson G.S., J. Coates, M. Katz, D. O’Brien and J.F. Taylor. $18,000.

2005-2008: USDA NRICGP 45.0 Functional Genomics of Agriculturally Important Organisms. 2005-35604-15615. “Construction, Characterization and Application of a Bovine Oligonucleotide Microarray.” Taylor J.F., E. Antoniou, C. Elsik, S. Fahrenkrug, J. Reecy and R. Wolfinger. $919,000.

2005-2007: USDA NRICGP 43.0 Animal Genome. 2005-35205-15448. “Detection, Identification and Utilization of QTL for Feed Efficiency and Carcass Traits in a Commercial Beef Cattle Population.” Taylor J.F and R.D. Schnabel. $499,754.

2005-2008: NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant program. 0526687. “Acquisition of Instrumentation for Plant and Animal Genome Mapping and High Throughput Genotyping.” Nguyen H.T., G. Stacey, M. McIntosh, K.J. Newton and J.F. Taylor. $694,229.

2003-2004: Missouri Beef Industry Council. “Association of Protein Expression Profiles with Beef Tenderness.” Taylor J.F. $22,500.

2002-2003: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. N01-A1-25486. “Bioinformatics Integration Support Contract.” Cuttichia A.J., J. Lessler, P. Cooley and J.F. Taylor. $1,415,000.

1998-2002: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. “National beef tenderness EPD and marker validation study.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $40,000.

1998-2001: USDA NRICGP 43.0 Animal Genome. 98-37205-3477. “Implementation of marker-assisted selection in U.S. beef cattle breeds.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $235,000.

1998-1999: Texas A&M University and Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. “Texas Agricultural Genome Initiative.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $100,000.

1998-1999: Texas A&M University Office of the Provost. “Animal genomics graduate training program enhancement.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $90,000.

1997: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. “Genomic workshop/symposium.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $30,000.

1995-1998: USDA NRICGP 43.0 Animal Genome. 95-37205-2273. "Comparative mapping and positional cloning of bovine economic trait loci." Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $270,000.

1995-1997: Texas Higher Education Competitive Grants Program. Agriculture and Aquaculture. “Use of comparative genetic maps for map based cloning of genes regulating growth and beef quality.” Taylor J.F. $169,884.

1994-1996: USDA NRICGP 43.0 Animal Genome. 94-37205-1224. "Construction of a bovine bacterial artificial chromosome library." Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. $118,000.

1994-1995: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Enhancement Program. “Localization of Quantitative Trait Loci of Economic Importance in the Bovine and Caprine.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $42,000.

1994-1995: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Enhancement Program. “Integrated beef tenderness management system.” Miller R., J.W. Savell and J.F. Taylor. $81,022.

1993-1994: USDA Formula Animal Health (1433). “Identification of Caprine Microsatellite DNA Markers for Resistance to Helminths.” Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $41,040.

1992-1994: USDA CSRS 92-34267-6962. “Beef carcass evaluation and identification: Mechanisms of genetic control of beef carcass merit traits." Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $141,811.

1992-1994: Meat and Livestock Research Development Corporation Australia. “Beef carcass evaluation and identification: Ph.D. research support for Brian Burns." $18,000.

1991-2000: Beef Board of the National Live Stock and Meat Board and then the National Cattleman’s Beef Association. "Mechanisms of genetic control of beef carcass merit traits." Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $1,525,000.

1991-1993: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Enhancement Program. “Comparative gene mapping in mammals.” Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. $127,600.

1991-1992: USAID Program Support Grant. "Genetic approaches to the control of Haemonchus Contortus employing embryo transfer." Taylor J.F. $20,000.

1990-1992: USDA Formula Animal Health (1433). "Identification of molecular markers for resistance to helminth infections." Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. $32,900.

1990-1991: USAID Program Support Grant. "Explication of genetic immunity of goats to internal parasites to enhance productivity and reduce dependence on chemical inputs." Cartwright T.C. and J.F. Taylor. $25,000.

1989-1996: USAID SR-CRSP. DAN-G-SS-4093-00. “Breeding a genetically improved dual purpose goat adapted for production in Kenya.” Taylor J.F. $1,300,751.

1989-1991: Monsanto Agricultural Company. “An expert system for graphical and economic analysis of dairy lactation curves influenced by bovine somatotropin.” Taylor J.F. $40,000.

1989-1990: Granada Corporation. "Profitability of embryonic lines." Taylor J.F. $40,280.

1987-1990: Texas Higher Education Competitive Grants Program. Agriculture and Aquaculture. "Genetic and systems methodology to enhance product quality and producer profitability from beef and dairy production." Taylor J.F. $138,000.

1987-1988: Texas Dairy Herd Improvement Association. "Increased profits using DHI records." Tomaszewski M.A. and J.F. Taylor. $76,797.

Gift Recipient: Total $5,600,000


2003: Circle A Ranch, Iberia, MO. "DNA samples, pedigree and lifetime history data on 5,300 animals. Gift to the University of Missouri. Taylor J.F. $5,600,000.

International Invited Papers: Total 37


  • Taylor JF. 2012. Recent advances in genomics research applied to animal production. IX Brazilian Symposium on Animal Breeding. João Pessoa, Paraíba State, Brazil. June 20.
  • Taylor JF. 2012. US Consortium for the Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle. Scottish Agricultural College and The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh. May 1.
  • Taylor JF. 2012. Generating new sequence and genotypes. International workshop on advanced breeding programmes for sustainable crop and livestock production. The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh. May 2.
  • Taylor JF and US Beef Cattle Feed Efficiency and Bovine Respiratory Disease Consortia. 2012. Status of Genomic Selection in US Beef Cattle. 2nd International Workshop on Genomic Applications in Livestock. Araçatuba, Brazil. February 27.
  • Taylor JF. 2011. Genomic Evaluation: Enhanced EPDs. World Angus Secretariat. Tandil, Argentina. October 14.
  • Taylor JF, JE Beever, SC Fahrenkrug, DB Faulkner, HC Freetly, DJ Garrick, KA Johnson, SL Hansen, MS Kerley, DD Loy, HL Neibergs, EJ Pollak, D Pomp, CM Seabury, RD Schnabel, DW Shike, TS Sonstegard, ML Spangler, JR Tait, RL Weaber. 2011. US Consortium for the Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle. INRA Symposium on Beef Cattle Genomics held in conjunction with the annual Sommet de l'Elevage. Clermont-Ferrand, France. October 6.
  • Taylor JF. 2011. Genomic Evaluation: Present and Future. World Angus Secretariat. Buenos Aires, Argentina. October 10.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. High-throughput genomics: Applications in conservation biology and phylogenomics. 56th Brazilian Genetics Society Annual Congress, Guaruja, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept 14-17.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. Unique aspects of the domestic ruminant genomes. 8th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium. Anchorage, Alaska, Sept 3-7. Keynote Speaker.
  • Schnabel RD, JE Decker, A Cooper, K Chen, SD McKay, MC McClure, TM Taxis, JW Kim, MM Rolf, RH Chapple, DA Vasco, SJ Gregg and JF Taylor. 2010. High-throughput genomics: Applications in conservation biology and phylogenomics. Adelaide Phylogenetics Conference, April 12th-16th, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. Genomic resources and gene/QTL discovery in livestock. Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. March 1-4, Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. Animal breeding in the genomics era. British Cattle Breeders Club. Telford, Shropshire, UK. January 26, 2010.
  • Taylor JF. 2009. Prospects for whole genome selection in beef cattle. World Angus Forum. Calgary, Canada. July 14, 2009.
  • Taylor JF. 2009. Application of genome based technologies for identifying genes and their expression that are important for livestock reproduction. ASAS 2009 Triennial Reproduction Symposium. “Challenges and Opportunities Facing Livestock Reproduction in the 21st Century.” Montreal Canada. July 12, 2009.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. Reduced Representation Sequencing for SNP Identification and Implementation of a Bovine 50,000 SNP chip. Allan Wilson Center Illumina Technology Workshop. September 2. Queenstown, New Zealand.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. The Evolving Angus Genome. 18th Annual Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting. September 3. Queenstown, New Zealand.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. Domestic animal genomes meet animal breeding – translational biology in the ag-biotech sector. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference, August 24-28. Cork, Ireland.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. Development and Applications of a Bovine 50,000 SNP Chip. ARK-Genomics Conference, 3rd International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics, 7-9 April, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. BovineSNP50: Development and Applications. Illumina User Group in conjunction with the 7th Human Genome Organization Pacific Meetingand the 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics. March 31 - April 1, Cebu, Philippines.
  • Taylor JF. 2007. Cow SNPs and Chips. Alberta Agriculture Genomics and Biotechnology Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada. March 18-21, 2007.
  • Taylor JF. 2006. Dissecting the genetics of complex traits. US–EC workshop on the future of livestock genomics. July 17–18, DG RESEARCH Room CDMA-2, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2005. Development and validation of DNA markers for feed efficiency and beef quality. October 21, Korean Livestock Research Institute, Suwon, Korea.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2005. Development and validation of DNA markers for feed efficiency and beef quality. International Conference on DNA Applications in Cattle. October 19, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk, 712749 South Korea.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2004. Prospects for positional cloning of QTL in general pedigrees using the bovine whole genome sequence. Satellite Symposium to 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics. Japanese Society of Animal Breeding and Genetics. September 16-17, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. 1999. Interval mapping and positional cloning of growth ETLs in cattle. International Workshop on Animal Genome Analysis. October 8, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. 1998. Interval mapping and positional cloning of growth ETLs in cattle. XXVI International Society of Animal Genetics. August 9-14, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Report of the first workshop on the genetic map of bovine chromosome 2. XXVI International Society of Animal Genetics. August 9-14, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. 1998. Positional cloning and gene diagnostics in animals. 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology. July 13-16, Darwin, Australia.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Detection of quantitative trait loci influencing growth and carcass quality traits. Challenges for the Meat Industry in the New Millenium. May 14, Maldahide, Ireland.
  • Taylor J.F. 1998. Internationalization of Livestock Breeding Science. Sixth World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. January 11-16, Armidale, Australia.
  • Davis S.K., S.R. Engel, K.M. Hogan and J.F. Taylor. 1997. Molecular systematics and paleobiogeography of the sigmodontine rodents. Symposium on the Molecular Systematics of Peromyscine-Neotomine Rodents. International Theriological Congress VII. September 7-11, Acapulco, Mexico.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1997. Gene mapping projects with beef cattle: An international perspective. Pgs 40-47 in Milk Development Council Bovine Genome Mapping Meeting. June 18-19, Moredun Foundation, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Taylor J.F., J.O. Sanders and J.L. Rocha. 1997. Breeding technologies on the verge of the twenty-first century Beef & Sheep Technology Handbook. NSW Agriculture Library, Orange, Australia. April 10, Trangie, NSW Australia.
  • Taylor J.F., J.O. Sanders and J.L. Rocha. 1997. Twenty-first century challenges for genetic improvement in the livestock industries. XXIIth Conference Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics. April 6-10, Dubbo, NSW, Australia.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1996. Positional candidate cloning of genes influencing beef quality. International Workshop on Animal Genome Analysis. November 13, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1996. Detection of QTLs influencing growth and carcass quality traits in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. Second Symposium on Animal Breeding and Genetics. November 11, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Taylor J.F. 1996. Report of the First Workshop on the Genetic Map of Bovine Chromosome 1. XXV International Society of Animal Genetics. July 21-25, Tours, France.
  • King’oku J.M., J.K. Kogi, J.F. Taylor and F. Ruvuna. 1994. The Kenya dual purpose goat and women in livestock development. Proc. Conf. Women in Livestock Development. Heifer Project International. May 16-20, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Ruvuna F., J.F. Taylor, S.K. Davis, T.C. Cartwright, B.A.J. Mwandotto, C.O. Ahuya, J.K. Kogi and K. Mkuu. 1993. Creation of the Kenya dual purpose goat. Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program, Small Ruminant Workshop. September 7-9, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, F. Ruvuna, F. Rurangirwa, E. Bhebhe, J.K. Kogi, T.C. McGuire, D. Jasmer and R.M. Waruiru. 1993. Quantitative and molecular approaches to genetic improvement of the Kenya dual purpose goat. Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program, Small Ruminant Workshop. September 7-9, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Rocha J.L., J.F. Taylor, and J.O. Sanders. 1993. DNA-based polymorphisms and livestock genetic improvement. 45th annual meeting of the Brazilian Societies of Genetics and for the Progress of Science. July 12-15, Recife, Brazil.
  • Davis S.K. and J.F. Taylor. 1992. Mechanisms of genetic control of beef carcass merit traits. Third Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, University of Queensland. July 8-11, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Davis S.K., J.F. Taylor and F. Ruvuna. 1990. Restriction fragment length polymorphisms and strategies for genetic improvement. USAID-KARI Biotechnology Conference. February 25-March 3, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Ruvuna F., J.F. Taylor and S.K. Davis. 1990. Animal improvement through embryo manipulation and transfer. USAID-KARI Biotechnology Conference. February 25-March 3, Nairobi, Kenya.

Key National Invited Papers: (Of >200 as presenter)


  • Taylor JF. 2012. Genomic tools for selection in livestock. Bio Livestock Summit. Kansas City, MO. September 20.
  • Taylor JF. 2012. Applied genomics to accelerate genetic improvement programs. International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture, June 25.
  • Taylor JF. 2012. Metagenomics: Many genomes - Just one at a time! Frontiers in Metagenomics, University of Missouri, Columbia MO. May 7-8.
  • Taylor JF. 2012. Where does DNA technology fit into cattle production? 2012 KOMA Beef Cattle Conference. Joplin MO. January 24.
  • Taylor JF, RD Schnabel, M Saatchi, DJ Garrick, US Feed Efficiency Consortium, US Bovine Respiratory Disease CAP Consortium. 2012. Current Status of Genomic Selection in US Beef Cattle. Cattle and Sheep Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome XX, San Diego, CA, Jan 14. Presentation W140.
  • Taylor JF, S Kappes and C Van Tassell. 2011. Sequencing the bovine genome. Agriculture, Food, Nutrition and Natural Resources R&D Round Table: Showcasing Exemplary Collaborations. March 15 American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington DC.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. From tissue sample to diagnostic DNA test: The process of genomic discovery. Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Annual Meeting. Columbia MO, June 28th.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. How the next generation of genetic technologies will impact beef cattle selection. Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Annual Meeting. Columbia MO, June 30th.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. Livestock genomics comes of age. Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University. April 9th.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. High density SNP chips: From phylogenomics to genomic selection. 2009-2010 Otto J. and Opal I. Hill Seminar speaker, Department of Dairy and Animal Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. March 24th.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. Prospects for whole genome selection in beef cattle. Department of Dairy and Animal Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. March 25th.
  • Taylor JF. 2010. High-throughput genomics and the Sword of Damocles. Computing Infrastructure and informatics to support Life Sciences R&D, Therapeutics, Diagnostics and Economic Development. Life Sciences Summit: "Animal to Human Health Collaborations – Partnerships for Innovation".  University of Missouri-Kansas City, March 9th.
  • Taylor JF. 2009. High-throughput phylogenomics: from ancient DNA to signatures of human animal husbandry. Bovine Genome Consortium meeting. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. NY, May 9-11th.
  • Taylor JF. 2009. Prospects for whole genome selection in beef cattle. Beef Improvement Federation Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. May 1, 2009.
  • Taylor JF, SD McKay, MC McClure, JW Kim, DA Vasco, JE Decker, MM Rolf and RD Schnabel. 2009. Prospects for Whole Genome Selection in Beef Cattle. Cattle and Sheep Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome XVII. January 10-14, San Diego.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. The Evolving Angus Genome. Allerton IV, Confronting animal phenotypes. University of Illinois, October 28, Champaign-Urbana, IL.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. The Evolving Angus Genome. Merial Business Meeting. July 16, Jackson Hole, WY.
  • Taylor JF. 2008. BovineSNP50: Development and Applications. January 10, Illumina, San Diego, CA.
  • Taylor J.F. 2007. Are there benefits to using expensive DNA markers: The beef experience. National Swine Improvement Federation Annual Conference and Symposium. Embassy Suites-MCI Airport. December 6, Kansas City.
  • Taylor J.F. 2007. SNP Chips: Design and Applications in livestock. Illumina Investor Meeting. September 12. Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York, NY.
  • Taylor J.F. 2007. Users of technology—Are there benefits to using DNA markers? Beef Improvement Federation Annual Convention. June 8, 2007. Fort Collins CO.
  • Taylor J.F. 2007. Whole genome scanning for the beef industry. Beef Improvement Federation Annual Convention. June 8, 2007. Fort Collins CO.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2007. Cow SNPs and Chips. Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences. Utah State University, April 12, Logan, UT.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2007. Cow SNPs and Chips. Department of Animal Science. University of Nebraska, March 28, Lincoln, NE.
  • Taylor J.F. 2007. Cow SNPs and Chips. Gordon Research Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics. February 18-23, 2007. Ventura Beach, CA.
  • Taylor J.F. 2006. Molecular genetics and feed efficiency: Current research at the University of Missouri. National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium Feed Efficiency Symposium. Kansas City, December 14-15.
  • Taylor J.F. 2006. Identifying the causal mutations underlying QTLs in beef and dairy cattle. Faculty of Genetics. Texas A&M University. March 2, 2006.
  • Taylor J.F. 2006. Tools for gene discovery in cattle. Sheep & Cattle Workshop presentation. Paper W212. Cattle and Sheep Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome XIII. January 15, San Diego.
  • McKay S.D., B.M. Murdoch, J.F. Taylor, R.D. Schnabel, C. Gill, C. Gao, J.L. Williams, J. Aerts, W. Coppieters, D. Crews, E. Dias Neto, M. Georges, A. Law, H. Mannen, Z. Wang, S.S. Moore. 2006. A Bovine Whole Genome Linkage Disequilibrium Map. Paper W216. Cattle and Sheep Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome XIII. January 15, San Diego.
  • Schnabel R.D., J.-J. Kim, M.S. Ashwell, T.S. Sonstegard, C.P. Van Tassell, E.E. Connor and J.F. Taylor. 2006. Limitations of commercial livestock populations for the identification of QTL causal mutations. Paper W373. QTL Cloning Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome XIII. January 14, San Diego.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2005. Identifying the causal mutations underlying QTLs in beef and dairy cattle. Monsanto. July 28, St Louis.
  • Taylor J.F. 2005. Population Designs for Marker Validation. Merial/Select Sires Genomics Meeting. July 25, Cincinnati.
  • Taylor J.F. and S. Moore. 2005. An evaluation of 594 bovine SNPs. Bovine Genome Project: The Next Phase. International Workshop. March 29, Houston.
  • Taylor J.F. 2005. Positional cloning of growth, carcass quality and feed efficiency QTL in industry populations: The Missouri Angus Pedigree. Sheep & Cattle Workshop presentation. Plant and Animal Genome XIII. January 16, San Diego.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2004. Detection and utilization of QTL in commercial cattle populations. Merial, May 20, Duluth, GA.
  • Taylor J.F. and R.D. Schnabel. 2004. Detection and Utilization of Genetic Variation Associated with Feed Conversion Efficiency and Meat Quality in Commercial Cattle Populations. 53rd Annual National Breeders Roundtable. May 6-7, St Louis.
  • Taylor J.F. 2003. Expected Outcomes from the Jointly-funded (NHGRI/State of Texas/Industry) Bovine Genome Sequencing Project: Information, Reagents, Methodologies. NC1010: Interpreting Cattle Genomic Data: Biology, Applications and Outreach. October 4, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
  • Taylor J.F. 2003. Symposium “wrap-up” presentation. John Airy Beef Genetics Symposium. May 15-17, Des Moines.
  • Taylor J.F. 2002. Analysis of protein expression profiles. October 4, Iowa State University, Depts. Statistics and Animal Science and Bioinformatics Program.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Gene mapping for carcass quality in beef cattle. Texas retail seminar: Beef quality 2000. Texas Beef Council. May 15-17, College Station.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1999. Applications of genomics to the improvement of beef quality. Beef Today BeefTech Forum. December 3-5, Las Vegas.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. DNA markers for beef quality. 4th International Murray Grey Congress. December 6-14, Billings.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Gene mapping for carcass quality in beef cattle. Cactus Feeders Inc. Field Day. June 13, Amarillo.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Genetic markers for tenderness. International Livestock Congress. February 25-27, Houston.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1998. Genome mapping in cattle. Product Enhancement Subcommittee Meeting of the NCBA Annual Convention, February 4, Denver.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1998. Identification of QTLs for growth and carcass quality in a cross between Bos indicus and Bos taurus. Cattle and Sheep Workshop. Plant and Animal Genome VI. Jan 18-22, San Diego.
  • Taylor J.F. 1996. Angleton project: Update. King Ranch, August 20, Kingsville.
  • Taylor J.F. 1996. Localization of genes influencing carcass merit in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. Biotechnology Seminar Series. Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Minnesota. Feb. 6-7, Minneapolis.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1996. Genetic regulation of beef quality. Rosenthal Lecture Series, Texas A&M University, September 20, College Station.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1996. Angleton project: Update. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Annual Meeting. August 2, Nashville. April 17, Denver.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1996. The Angleton project: 1996 update. 28th Annual Meeting of the Beef Improvement Federation. May 15-18, Birmingham.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1995. Localization of genes influencing carcass merit in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. Annual Meeting of the Beef Improvement Federation. May 31-June 3, Sheridan.
  • Taylor J.F., S.K. Davis, J.O. Sanders, J.W. Turner, J.W. Savell, R.K. Miller and S.B. Smith. 1994. Gene mapping: The Texas A&M University Angleton Project. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference. 47:167-175. The Pennsylvania State University, June 12-15, University Park.
  • Taylor J.F. 1992. Status report: Genome mapping project. Seedstock Council of the National Cattlemen’s Association. January 25-28, San Diego.
  • Taylor J.F. 1992. Traditional EPD and qualitative trait inheritance methodology in beef cattle improvement. International Livestock Congress. February 19-22, Houston.
  • Taylor J.F. and S.K. Davis. 1991. The current situation in gene mapping research. Annual Beef Improvement Federation Conference. May 15-18, San Antonio.
  • Taylor J.F. 1991. Challenges to Genetics: A Look to the Future. Partners in Progress. The Centennial Celebration of 100 years of Cooperation Between King Ranch and the Texas A&M University System. October 23-24, Kingsville.

Books: Total 1

Taylor J.F. G. Stacey and J.P. Gustafson. Eds. 2008. Genomics of Disease. 24th volume in the Stadler Genetics Symposium series. Springer Press.

Book Chapters: Total 5


  • Taylor J.F., J.E. Decker, S.D. McKay, H. Ramey, M.M. Rolf, R.D. Schnabel. 2010. Genomic selection in beef cattle. In Bovine Genomics. J.E. Womack Ed., Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Taylor J.F. and J.L. Rocha 1997. QTL analysis under linkage equilibrium. Chapter 7 in Molecular Dissection of Complex Traits. A.H. Paterson., ed. CRC Press. Inc., Boca Raton, FL. pp.103-118.
  • Mwandotto B.A.J., F. Ruvuna, J.F. Taylor and T.C. Cartwright. 1992. Breeding strategies for genetic improvement. Chapter 5 in On-farm research and technology for dual-purpose goats. Eds. P.P. Semenye and T. Hutchcroft. Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program, Kenya. National Printing Press Ltd, Kenya.
  • Taylor J.F. and M.E. Goddard. 1986. Beef and dairy cattle breeding. In Tropical Beef Cattle Production. James Cook University Press, Australia. pp.31.
  • McClintock A.E. and J.F. Taylor. 1982. Developments in the use of BLUP for estimation of genetic merit. In Future Developments in the Genetic Improvement of Animals. Academic Press, Australia. p.157-176.

Patents: Total 5


  • Neibergs HL, R Zanella, M Settles, RH Whitlock, JF Taylor. 2010. Loci Associated with Infection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in cattle. Invention Disclosure 10UMC048. 3/12/2010.

  • Neibergs HL, R Zanella, M Settles, RH Whitlock, JF Taylor. 2009. Compositions and methods for diagnosis of genetic susceptibility, resistance, or tolerance to infection by mycobacteria and bovine paratuberculosis. US Application No. 12/620,524 filed November 17, 2009.

  • Cai L, JF Taylor, K-A Smyth, B Findeisen, C Lehn, SLF Davis and SK Davis. 2009. Quantitative trait loci and somatostatin. U.S. Patent #7,585,956.

  • Taylor JF, SLF Davis, L Lind and SK Davis. 2004. Method for assigning an individual to a population of origin based on multi-locus genotypes. U.S. Patent # 6,770,437. International Application No. PCT/US01/47521.

  • Taylor JF, SK Davis, SLF Davis and L Lind. 2004. Method of managing and marketing livestock based on genetic profiles. US Application No. 09/610,497.

Refereed Journal Articles: (submitted)

Okut H, XL Wu, GJM Rosa, KA Weigel, S Bauck, B Woodward, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and D Gianola. Predicting expected progeny difference (EPD) for marbling score in Angus cattle using artificial neural networks and Bayesian regression models. Genetica.

Kachman SD, ML Spangler, GL Bennett, KJ Hanford, LA Kuehn, WM Snelling, RM Thallman, M Saatchi, DJ Garrick, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and EJ Pollak. Comparison of within- and across- breed trained molecular breeding values in seven breeds of beef cattle. Genet Sel Evol.

Decker JE, DA Vasco, SD McKay, MC McClure, MM Rolf, JW Kim, SL Northcutt, S Bauck, B Woodward, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. A novel analytical method detects response of the Angus (Bos taurus) genome to artificial selection on complex traits. BMC Genomics.

Taylor JF. Implementation and accuracy of genomic selection. Aquaculture.

Refereed Journal Articles: (in press)

Saatchi M, RD Schnabel, MM Rolf, JF Taylor and DJ Garrick. Accuracy of direct genomic breeding values for nationally evaluated traits in US Limousin and Simmental beef cattle. Genet Sel Evol.

Refereed Journal Articles:


  1. Everett RW, K Hammond and JF Taylor. 1982. Possibilities of improving genetic progress by finding a new component of milk production. J. Dairy Sci. 65:980-87.
  2. Everett RW, JF Taylor and K Hammond. 1982. Mixed model estimation of age and month of calving adjustment factors for milk and butterfat yields of New South Wales dairy cattle. Aust. J. Agric. Res. 33:649-59.
  3. Taylor JF, B Bean, CE Marshall and JJ Sullivan. 1985. Genetic and environmental components of semen production traits of AI Holstein bulls. J. Dairy Sci. 68:2703-22.
  4. Taylor JF and RW Everett. 1985. Estimation of variance components by the EM algorithm for REML in a repeatability model for semen production. J. Dairy Sci. 68:2948-53.
  5. Taylor JF, RW Everett and B Bean. 1985. Systematic environmental, direct and service sire effects on conception rate in artificially inseminated Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 68:3004-22.
  6. Schwart Jr R, MA Tomaszewski and JF Taylor. 1987. On DTP -The Texas experience. Choices 2:39-40.
  7. Stoddart JA and JF Taylor. 1988. Genotypic diversity: estimation and prediction in samples. Genetics 118:705-11.
  8. Tomaszewski MA, JF Taylor and AS Bloom. 1988. Effect of milk market pricing on profitability of Holstein sire selection and cost of selection error. J. Dairy Sci. 71:1361-66.
  9. Taylor JF, KR Phillips and MA Tomaszewski. 1988. Net present value and economic merit of sexed semen and splitting units of semen for Australian Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 71:3100-111.
  10. Taylor JF and MA Tomaszewski. 1989. Inverse numerator relationship matrix approximation. J. Dairy Sci. 72:664-70.
  11. Ehiobu NG, ME Goddard and JF Taylor. 1989. Effect of rate of inbreeding on inbreeding depression in Drosophila melanogaster. Theor. Appl. Genet. 77:123-27.
  12. Whittaker AD, MA Tomaszewski, JF Taylor, R Fourdraine, CJ Van Overveld and RG Schepers. 1989. Dairy herd nutritional analysis using knowledge systems techniques. Agric. Syst. 31:83-96.
  13. Mackinnon MJ, DJS Hetzel and JF Taylor. 1989. Genetic and environmental effects on the fertility of beef cattle in a tropical environment. Aust. J. Agric. Res. 40:1085-97.
  14. Mackinnon MJ, JF Taylor and DJS Hetzel. 1990. Genetic variation and covariation in beef cow and bull fertility. J. Anim. Sci. 68:1208-14.
  15. Ehiobu NG, ME Goddard and JF Taylor. 1990. Prediction of heterosis in crosses between inbred lines of Drosophila melanogaster. Theor. Appl. Genet. 80:321-25.
  16. Ruvuna F, TC Cartwright, JF Taylor, C Ahuya and S Chema. 1991. Factors affecting body weight of East African and Galla goats. Small Rum. Res. 4:339-47.
  17. Ochoa RF, JF Taylor, MA Tomaszewski and RD Lacewell. 1991. Effects of sire fertility and daughter stayability on profitability of sire selection. J. Dairy Sci. 74:3961-72.
  18. Taylor JF, PW Ladds and ME Goddard. 1991. Carcass weights of slaughtered cattle in relation to breed, sex age, region and season. Aust. J. Exp. Agric. 31:745-52.
  19. Ruvuna F, JF Taylor, M Okeo, M Wanyoike and C Ahuya. 1992. Effects of breed and castration on slaughter weight and carcass composition of goats. Small Rum. Res. 7:175-83.
  20. Ruvuna F, JF Taylor, JP Walter, JW Turner and RM Thallman. 1992. Bioeconomic evaluation of embryo transfer in beef production systems: I. Description of a biological model for steer production. J. Anim. Sci. 70:1077-83.
  21. Ruvuna F, JF Taylor, JP Walter, JW Turner and RM Thallman. 1992. Bioeconomic evaluation of embryo transfer in beef production systems: II. Economic evaluation of steer production. J. Anim. Sci. 70:1084:90.
  22. Ruvuna F, JF Taylor, JP Walter, JW Turner and RM Thallman. 1992. Bioeconomic evaluation of embryo transfer in beef production systems: III. A model for bull production. J. Anim. Sci. 70:1091-97.
  23. Rocha JL, JF Baker, JE Womack, JO Sanders and JF Taylor. 1992. Statistical associations between restriction fragment length polymorphisms and quantitative traits in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 70:3360-70.
  24. Beffa ML, JF Taylor and TC Cartwright. 1993. Effects of inbreeding in Afrikaner cattle. Zimbabwe J. Agric. Res. 31:75-84.
  25. Ruvuna F and JF Taylor. 1993. Nucleus breeding in Livestock. African Technology Forum 6:32-3.
  26. Smith RM, JF Taylor, JP Walter, MA Tomaszewski, CG Woelfel and DJ Leatham. 1993. Seasonal effects on income over feed and replacement costs. J. Dairy Sci. 76:1678-92.
  27. Belk KE, JW Savell, SK Davis, JF Taylor, SB Smith and JE Womack. 1993. Tissue-specific activity of pentose cycle oxidative enzymes during feeder lamb development. J. Anim. Sci. 71:1796-804.
  28. Taylor JF, B Abbitt, JP Walter, SK Davis, JT Jaques and RF Ochoa. 1993. Estimation of genotype distributions and posterior genotype probabilities for b-Mannosidosis in Salers cattle. Genetics 135:855-68.
  29. Rohrer GA, JF Taylor, JO Sanders and RM Thallman. 1994. Evaluation of line and breed of cytoplasm effects on performance of purebred Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 72:2798-803.
  30. Holder DA, E Arevalo, MT Holder, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1994. Bovine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the TEXAN-1, TEXAN-2, TEXAN-3, TEXAN-4, and TEXAN-5 loci. Anim. Genet. 25:201.
  31. Arevalo E, DA Holder, JN Derr, E Bhebhe, RA Linn, JF Taylor, SK Davis and F Ruvuna. 1994. Caprine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphism at the SR-CRSP-1, SR-CRSP-2, SR-CRSP-3, SR-CRSP-4, and SR-CRSP-5 loci. Anim. Genet. 25:202.
  32. Bhebhe E, JK Kogi, DA Holder, E Arevalo, JN Derr, RA Linn, F Ruvuna, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1994. Caprine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphism at the SR-CRSP-6, SR-CRSP-7, SR-CRSP-8, SR-CRSP-9, and SR-CRSP-10 loci. Anim. Genet. 25:203.
  33. Waruiru RM, FN Karanu, F Ruvuna, EJ Gichanga, JF Taylor, D Jasmer, F Rurangirwa and TC McGuire. 1994. Differential resistance among goats to primary and secondary challenges of Haemonchus contortus. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr. 42:193-97.
  34. Ruvuna F and JF Taylor. 1994. The genetics of parasite resistance. Sheep Goat Res. J. 10:178-87.
  35. Ruvuna F, JK Kogi, JF Taylor and SM Mkuu. 1995. Lactation curves among crosses of Galla and East African with Toggenburg and Anglo Nubian goats. Small Rum. Res. 16:1-6.
  36. Burns BM, KL Herring, JF Taylor, AD Herring, MT Holder, JS Collins, TM Guerra, JO Sanders and SK Davis. 1995. Bovine microsatellite mono- and dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the TEXAN6, TEXAN7, TEXAN8, TEXAN9, and TEXAN10 loci. Anim. Genet. 26:128-29.
  37. Burns BM, JF Taylor, KL Herring, AD Herring, MT Holder, JS Collins, TM Guerra, JO Sanders and SK Davis. 1995. Bovine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the TEXAN11, TEXAN12, TEXAN13, TEXAN14, and TEXAN15 loci. Anim. Genet. 26:201-202.
  38. Burns BM, JF Taylor, MT Holder, DA Holder, KL Herring, AD Herring, JS Collins, JO Sanders and SK Davis. 1995. Bovine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the TEXAN16, TEXAN17, TEXAN18, TEXAN19, and TEXAN20 loci. Anim. Genet. 26:208-209.
  39. Cai L, JF Taylor, RA Wing, DS Gallagher, S-S Woo and SK Davis. 1995. Construction and characterization of a bovine bacterial artificial chromosome library. Genomics 29:413-25.
  40. Kogi J, C-C Yeh, E Bhebhe, BM Burns, F Ruvuna, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1995. Caprine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the SR-CRSP-11, SR-CRSP-12, SR-CRSP-13, SR-CRSP-14 and SR-CRSP-15 loci. Anim. Genet. 26:449.
  41. Gallagher DS, L Cai, B Huang, T Yang, P Nelson, T Pham, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1995. Use of biotin-21-dUTP nick translated probes and chromosomal FISH to localize seven new bovine BAC clones. CLONETECHniques X(2):16-17.
  42. Engel SR, RA Linn, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1996. Conservation of microsatellite loci across species of artiodactyls: Implications for population studies. J. Mammal. 77:504-18.
  43. Yeh C-C, JF Taylor, DS Gallagher, JO Sanders, JW Turner and SK Davis. 1996. Genetic and physical mapping of the bovine X chromosome. Genomics 32:245-52.
  44. Brenneman RA, SK Davis, JO Sanders, BM Burns, TC Wheeler, JW Turner and JF Taylor. 1996. The polled locus maps to BTA1 in a Bos indicus x Bos taurus cross. J. Hered. 87:156-61.
  45. Skow LC, SN Snaples, SK Davis, JF Taylor, B Huang and DS Gallagher. 1996. Localization of bovine lymphocyte antigen (BoLA) DYA and class I loci to different regions of chromosome 23. Mamm. Genome 7:388-89.
  46. Robinson TJ, V Wilson, DS Gallagher Jr, JF Taylor, SK Davis, WR Harrison and FFB Elder. 1996. Chromosomal evolution in duiker antelope (Cephalophinae: Bovidae): Karyotype comparisons, fluorescence in situ hybridization and rampant X chromosome variation. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 73:116-22.
  47. Beever JE, HA Lewin, W Barendse, L Andersson, SM Armitage, CW Beattie, BM Burns, SK Davis, SM Kappes, BW Kirkpatrick, RZ Ma, RA McGraw, RT Stone and JF Taylor. 1996. Report of the first workshop on the genetic map of bovine chromosome 23. Anim. Genet. 27:69-75.
  48. Reyes-Valdes MH, Y Ji, CF Crane, JF Taylor, MN Islam-Faridi, HJ Price and DM Stelly. 1996. ISH-facilitated analysis of meiotic bivalent pairing. Genome 39:784-92.
  49. Andersson L, A Archibald, M Ashburner, S Audun, W Barendse, J Bitgood, C Bottema, T Broad, S Brown, D Burt, C Charlier, N Copeland, S Davis, M Davisson, J Edwards, A Eggen, G Elgar, J Eppig, I Franklin, P Grewe, T Gill III, J Graves, R Hawken, J Hetzel, A Hilyard, H Jacob, L Jaswinska, N Jenkins, H Kunz, G Levan, O Lie, L Lyons, P Maccarone, C Mellersh, G Montgomery, S Moore, C Moran, D Morizot, M Neff, F Nicholas, S O'Brien, Y Parsons, J Peters, J Postlethwait, M Raymond, M Rothschild, L Schook, Y Sugimoto, C Szpirer, M Tate, J Taylor, J VandeBerg, M Wakefield, J Wienberg and J Womack. 1996. Comparative genome organization of vertebrates. The first international workshop on comparative genome organization. Mamm. Genome 7:717-34.
  50. Sachs ES, JH Benedict, JF Taylor, DM Stelly, SK Davis and DW Altman. 1996. Pyramiding CryIA(b) insecticidal protein and terpenoids in cotton to resist tobacco budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Environ. Entomol. 25:1257-66.
  51. Sun HS, L Cai, SK Davis, JF Taylor, LK Doud, MD Bishop, H Hayes, W Barendse, D Vaiman, RA McGraw, T Hirano, Y Sugimoto and BW Kirkpatrick. 1997. Comparative linkage mapping of human chromosome 13 and bovine chromosome 12. Genomics 39:47-54.
  52. Marquess FLS, SM Schmutz, JF Taylor, SK Davis and RA Brenneman. 1997. A highly polymorphic bovine dinucleotide repeat SOD1MICRO2. Anim. Genet. 28:70.
  53. Taylor JF, E Lutaaya, JO Sanders, JW Turner and SK Davis. 1997. A medium density microsatellite map of BTA10: Reassignment of INRA69. Anim. Genet. 28:360-62.
  54. Yeh C-C, JK Kogi, MT Holder, TM Guerra, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1997. Caprine microsatellite dinucleotide repeat polymorphisms at the SR-CRSP21, SR-CRSP22, SR-CRSP23, SR-CRSP24, SR-CRSP25, SR-CRSP26 and SR-CRSP27 loci. Anim. Genet. 28:380-81.
  55. Boleman SJ, SL Boleman, RK Miller, JF Taylor, HR Cross, TL Wheeler, M Koohmaraie, SD Shakleford, MF Miller, RL West, DD Johnson and JW Savell. 1997. Consumer evaluation of beef of known categories of tenderness. J. Anim. Sci. 75:1521-24.
  56. Schlapfer J, DS Gallagher, JD Burzlaff, SK Davis, JF Taylor and JE Womack. 1997. Physical mapping of the Endothelin Receptor Type B to bovine chromosome 12. Mamm. Genome 8:380-81.
  57. Burns BM, DJ Reid and JF Taylor. 1997. An evaluation of growth and adaptive traits of different cattle genotypes in a subtropical environment. Aust. J. Exp. Agric. 37:399-405.
  58. Belk KE, CL Lorenzen, JW Savell, SK Davis, JF Taylor, DK Lunt and SB Smith. 1997. Tissue-specific pentose-phosphate oxidative activity in Angus and Wagyu steers after extended feeding. J. Muscle Foods 8:147-56.
  59. Engel SR, KM Hogan, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1998. Evolution and paleobiogeography of the South American sigmodontine rodents.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 15:35-49.  Erratum: Molecular systematics and paleobiogeography of the South American sigmodontine rodents (Molecular Biology and Evolution 15:1 (35-49)).
  60. Sachs ES, JH Benedict, DM Stelly, JF Taylor, DW Altman, SA Berberich and SK Davis. 1998. Expression and segregation of genes encoding cryIA insecticidal proteins in cotton. Crop Sci. 38:1-11.
  61. Neely TR, CL Lorenzen, RK Miller, JD Tatum, JW Wise, JF Taylor, MJ Buyck, JO Reagan and JW Savell. 1998. Beef customer satisfaction: Role of cut, USDA quality grade, and city on in-home consumer ratings. J. Anim. Sci. 76:1027-33.
  62. De Sousa VAB, DH Byrne and JF Taylor. 1998. Heritability, genetic and phenotypic correlations, and predicted selection response of quantitative traits in peach. I. An analysis of several reproductive traits. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 123:598-603.
  63. De Sousa VAB, DH Byrne and JF Taylor. 1998. Heritability, genetic and phenotypic correlations, and predicted selection response of quantitative traits in peach. II. An analysis of several fruit traits. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 123:604-11.
  64. Rocha JL, JO Sanders, DM Cherbonnier, TJ Lawlor and JF Taylor. 1998. Blood groups and milk and type traits in dairy cattle: After forty years of research. J. Dairy Sci. 81:1663-80.
  65. Rocha JL, JO Sanders, DM Cherbonnier, TJ Lawlor and JF Taylor. 1998. Trait-based analysis in dairy cattle using blood group polymorphisms. J. Dairy Sci. 81:1681-89.
  66. Gallagher Jr DS, Y-P Yang, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, DM Stelly, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1998. Physical assignment of six type I anchor loci to bovine chromosome 19 by fluorescence in situ hybridization. Anim. Genet. 29:130-34.
  67. Taylor JF, LL Coutinho, KL Herring, DS Gallagher Jr, RA Brenneman, N Burney, JO Sanders, JW Turner, SB Smith, RK Miller, JW Savell and SK Davis. 1998. Candidate gene analysis of GH1 for effects on growth and carcass composition of cattle. Anim. Genet. 29:194-201.
  68. Schlapfer J, DS Gallagher Jr, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, DM Stelly, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1998. Comparative mapping of bovine chromosome 13 by fluorescence in situ hybridization.  Anim. Genet. 29:265-72.
  69. Taylor JF, A Eggen, A Aleyasin, SM Armitage, W Barendse, JE Beever, MD Bishop, RA Brenneman, BM Burns, SK Davis, K Elo, B Harlizius, SM Kappes, JW Keele, SJ Kemp, BW Kirkpatrick, HA Lewin, RZ Ma, RA McGraw, D Pomp, RT Stone, Y Sugimoto, AJ Teale, D Vaiman, J Vilkki, JL Williams, C-C Yeh and MC Zanotti. 1998. Report of the first workshop on the genetic map of bovine chromosome 1. Anim. Genet. 29:228-35.
  70. Bielec P, D Gallagher, J Womack, J Taylor, S Davis and D Busbee. 1998. Dolphin interleukin-8 receptor map position 18q25-26. Chromosome Res. 6:661.
  71. Bielec P, D Gallagher, J Womack, J Taylor, S Davis and D Busbee. 1998. Dolphin b-glucoceribrocidase map position 1q22. Chromosome Res. 6:425.
  72. Gallagher DS, SK Davis, M De Donato, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, JF Taylor and AT Kumamoto. 1998. A karyotypic analysis of nilgai, Boselaphus tragocamelus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae). Chromosome Res. 6:505-13.
  73. Ihara N, H Yamakuchi, T Hirano, H Takeda, Y Taniguchi, Y Sasaki, SK Davis, JF Taylor, W Barendse and Y Sugimoto. 1998. Physical and genetic mapping of bovine CEBPA and PPARG genes. Anim. Genet. 29:398-400.
  74. Gallagher Jr DS, J Schlapfer, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, DM Stelly, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1999. Cytogenetic alignment of the bovine chromosome 13 genome map by fluorescence in-situ hybridization of human chromosome 10 and 20 comparative markers. Chromosome Res. 7:115-19.
  75. Gallagher Jr DS, BC Lewis, M De Donato, SK Davis, JF Taylor and JF Edwards. 1999. Autosomal trisomy 20 (61, XX, +20) in a malformed bovine fetus. Vet. Pathol. 36:448-51.
  76. Savell JW, CL Lorenzen, TR Neely, RK Miller, JD Tatum, JW Wise, JF Taylor, MJ Buyck and JO Reagan. 1999. Beef customer satisfaction: Cooking method and degree of doneness effects on the top sirloin steak. J. Anim. Sci. 77:645-52.
  77. De Donato M, DS Gallagher, SK Davis, Y Ji, JD Burzlaff, DM Stelly, JE Womack and JF Taylor. 1999. Physical assignment of microsatellite-containing BACs to bovine chromosomes. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 87:59-61.
  78. Gallagher Jr DS, SK Davis, M De Donato, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, JF Taylor and AT Kumamoto. 1999. A molecular cytogenetic analysis of the tribe Bovini (Artiodactyla: Bovidae: Bovinae) with an emphasis on sex chromosome morphology and NOR distribution. Chromosome Res. 7:481-92.
  79. Amarante MRV, DS Gallagher Jr, JD Burzlaff, CR Lopes, JE Womack, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 1999. Physical mapping of ADCY2, FSHB and HBB to bovine chromosome 15 by FISH of bovine bacterial artificial chromosome clones. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 85:271-72.
  80. Casas E, W Barendse, JE Beever, BM Burns, SK Davis, G Erhardt, M Forster, L Gomez-Raya, E Kalm, SM Kappes, H Klungland, HA Lewin, S Lien, I Olsaker, N Reinsch, M Schwerin, Y Song, JF Taylor, H Thomsen, DI Vage, X Wu, N Xu and C-C Yeh. 1999. Bovine chromosome 4 workshop: consensus and comprehensive linkage maps. Anim. Genet. 30:375-77.
  81. Lorenzen CL, TR Neely, RK Miller, JD Tatum, JW Wise, JF Taylor, MJ Buyck, JO Reagan and JW Savell. 1999. Beef customer satisfaction: Cooking method and degree of doneness effects on the top loin steak. J. Anim. Sci. 77:637-44.
  82. Neely TR, CL Lorenzen, RK Miller, JD Tatum, JW Wise, JF Taylor, MJ Buyck, JO Reagan and JW Savell. 1999. Beef customer satisfaction: Cooking method and degree of doneness effects on the top round steak. J. Anim. Sci. 77:653-60.
  83. Gill CA, SK Davis, JF Taylor, NE Cockett and CDK Bottema. 1999. Construction and characterization of an ovine bacterial artificial chromosome library. Mamm. Genome 10:1108-111.
  84. Riquet J, W Coppieters, N Cambisano, JJ Arranz, P Berzi, SK Davis, B Grisart, F Farnir, L Karim, M Mni, P Simon, JF Taylor, P Vanmanshoven, D Wagenaar, JE Womack and M Georges. 1999. Fine-mapping of quantitative trait loci by identity by descent in outbred populations: application to milk production in dairy cattle. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:9252-257.
  85. Larsen NJ, H Hayes, M Bishop, SK Davis, JF Taylor and BW Kirkpatrick. 1999. A comparative linkage and physical map of bovine chromosome 24 with human chromosome 18. Mamm. Genome 10:482-87.
  86. Iannuzzi L, DS Gallagher Jr, GP DiMeo, Y Yang, JE Womack, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 1999. Comparative FISH-mapping of six expressed gene loci to river buffalo and sheep chromosomes. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 84:161-63.
  87. Gallagher Jr DS, SK Davis, M De Donato, JD Burzlaff, JE Womack, AT Kumamoto and JF Taylor 1999. Applications of chromosomal FISH in the Bovidae with emphases on physical mapping in domestic cattle and comparative cytogenetic analyses of the tribe Bovini. Anim. Biotech. 10:105-8.
  88. Gu Z, L Gomez-Raya, D Våge, K Elo, W Barendse, G Davis, M Grosz, G Erhardt, E Kalm, N Reinsch, SM Kappes, RT Stone, SK Davis, JF Taylor and BW Kirkpatrick. 2000. Consensus and comprehensive linkage maps of bovine chromosome 7. Anim. Genet. 31:206-209.
  89. Bielec P, D Gallagher, Y-P Yang, J Womack, S Davis, J Taylor and D Busbee. 2000. Assignment of crystallin b-polypeptide 1 (CRYBA1) to Atlantic bottlenose dolphin chromosome band 16p11 by in situ hybridization. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 89:96-97.
  90. Wu X, SK Davis, SLF Davis, DS Gallagher Jr, Y Song, RA Brenneman, C-C Yeh and JF Taylor. 2000. Assignment of laminin B1 polypeptide (LAMB1) and 2, 3 bisphosphoglycerate mutase (BPGM) to the physical and genetic maps of BTA4. Anim. Genet. 31:282-83.
  91. Malone CL, T Wheeler, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 2000. Phylogeography of the Caribbean rock iguana (Cyclura): implications and insights on the biogeographic history of the West Indies. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 17:269-79.
  92. De Souza VAB, DH Byrne and JF Taylor. 2000. Predicted breeding values for nine plant and fruit characteristics of twenty eight peach characteristics. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:460-65.
  93. Kim J-J and JF Taylor. 2001. Evaluation of beef carcass and palatability traits and prediction of tenderness in a cross of Bos indicus x Bos taurus cattle. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 14:1621-27.
  94. McShane RD, DS Gallagher, H Newkirk, JF Taylor, JD Burzlaff, SK Davis and LC Skow. 2001. Physical localization and order of genes in the class I region of the bovine MHC. Anim. Genet. 32:235-39.
  95. Ward TJ, LC Skow, DS Gallagher Jr, RD Schnabel, CA Nall, CE Kolenda, SK Davis, JF Taylor and JN Derr. 2001. Differential introgression of uniparentally inherited markers in bison populations with hybrid ancestries. Anim. Genet. 32:89-91.
  96. Campbell EM, DS Gallagher, SK Davis, JF Taylor and SB Smith. 2001. Rapid communication: mapping of the bovine stearoyl-coenzyme A desaturase (SCD) gene to BTA26. J. Anim. Sci. 79:1954-55.
  97. Iannuzzi L, DS Gallagher Jr, GP DiMeo, J Schlapfer, A Perucatti, MRV Amarante, D Incarnato, SK Davis, JF Taylor and JE Womack. 2001. Twelve loci from HSA10, HSA11 and HSA20 were comparatively FISH mapped on river buffalo and sheep chromosomes. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 93:124-26.
  98. Sonstegard TS; W Barendse, GL Bennett, GA Brockmann, S Davis, C Droegemuller, E Kalm, SM Kappes, C Kuhn, Y Li, M Schwerin, J Taylor, H Thomsen, CP Van Tassell and C-C Yeh. 2001. Consensus and comprehensive linkage maps of the bovine sex chromosomes. Anim. Genet. 32:115-17.
  99. Matthee CA, JD Burzlaff, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 2001. Mining the mammalian genome for artiodactyl systematics. Syst. Biol. 50:367-90.
  100. De Donato M, DS Gallagher Jr, SK Davis, DM Stelly and JF Taylor. 2001. The assignment of PRKCI to bovine chromosome 1q34->q36 by FISH suggests a new assignment to human chromosome 3. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 95:79-81.
  101. Wambugu J, E Kanguha, O Hanotte, S Davis, J Taylor, L Skow, R Brunner, M Schwerin, A Teale and F Iraqi. 2001. Identification of two polymorphic microsatellite repeats on a bovine TNFA-containing BAC clone. Anim. Genet. 32:105.
  102. Kim J-J, SK Davis and JF Taylor. 2002. Application of non-parametric bootstrap methods to estimate confidence intervals for QTL location in a beef cattle QTL experimental population. Genet. Res. 79:259-63.
  103. Antoniou E, D Gallagher, J Taylor, S Davis, J Womack and M Grosz. 2002. A comparative map of bovine chromosome 25 with human chromosomes 7 and 16. Cytogenet. Genome Res. 97:128-32.
  104. Kurar E, W Barendse, CDK Bottema, S Davis, M Foster, E Kalm, SM Kappes, A Kister, HA Lewin, H Klungland, I Medjugorac, I Olsaker, WS Pitchford, SM Schmutz, J Taylor, H Thomsen and BW Kirkpatrick. 2002. Consensus and comprehensive linkage maps of bovine chromosome 24. Anim. Genet. 33:460-63.
  105. Malone CL, CR Knapp, JF Taylor and SK Davis. 2003. Genetic consequences of Pleistocene fragmentation: Isolation, drift, and loss of diversity in rock iguanas (Cyclura). Conserv. Genet. 4:1-15.
  106. Schnabel RD, JF Taylor and JN Derr. 2003. Development of a linkage map and QTL scan for growth traits in North American bison. Cytogenet. Genome Res. 102:59-64.
  107. Lorenzen CL, RK Miller, JF Taylor, TR Neely, JD Tatum, JW Wise, MJ Buyck, JO Reagan and JW Savell. 2003. Beef customer satisfaction: Using trained sensory panel and Warner-Bratzler shear force values related to consumer panel results. J. Anim. Sci. 81:143-9.
  108. Kim J-J, F Farnir, J Savell and JF Taylor. 2003. Detection of QTL for growth and beef carcass fatness traits in a cross between Bos taurus (Angus) and Bos indicus (Brahman) cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 81:1933-42.
  109. De Donato M, DS Gallagher Jr, C Lehn, C Gill and JF Taylor. 2003. Molecular cytogenetic assignment of genes to bovine chromosome 5. Genet. Mol. Res. 2:260-270.
  110. De Donato M, RA Brenneman, DM Stelly, JE Womack and JF Taylor. 2004. A methodological approach for the construction of a radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 5. Genet. Mol. Biol. 27:22-32.
  111. Schnabel RD, TS Sonstegard, JF Taylor and MS Ashwell. 2005. Whole Genome Scan to Detect QTL for Milk Production, Conformation, Fertility and Functional Traits in Two U.S. Holstein Families. Anim. Genet. 36:408-16.
  112. O'Brien DP, GS Johnson, RD Schnabel, S Khan, JR Coates, GC Johnson and JF Taylor. 2005. Genetic mapping of canine multiple system degeneration and ectodermal dysplasia loci. J. Hered. 96:727-34.
  113. Cooley P, KH Taylor, W Czika, C Seifer and JF Taylor. 2005. Confirming a biomarker for Wegener’s Granulomatosis by association analysis. Eur. J. Immunogenet. 32:237–243.
  114. Halbert ND, TJ Ward, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and JN Derr. 2005. Conservation genomics: disequilibrium mapping of domestic cattle chromosomal segments in North American bison populations. Mol. Ecol. 14:2343-62.
  115. Schnabel RD, J-J Kim, MS Ashwell, TS Sonstegard, CP Van Tassell, EE Connor and JF Taylor. 2005. Fine-mapping milk production quantitative trait loci on BTA6: Analysis of the bovine osteopontin gene. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102:6896-6901.
  116. Morsci NS, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2006. Association analysis of Adiponectin and Somatostatin polymorphisms on BTA1 with growth and carcass traits in Angus cattle. Anim. Genet. 37:554-62.
  117. Wunderlich KR, CA Abbey, DR Clayton, Y Song, J Schein, M Georges, W Coupieters, DL Adelson, JF Taylor, SL Davis and CA Gill. 2006. A 2.5 Mb Angus, Longhorn and horned Hereford BAC contig and STS map of the polled critical interval on bovine chromosome one. Anim. Genet. 37:592-4.
  118. Taylor KH, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2006. Impaired collagen chaperone results in preterm PROM. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103:13627-13628.
  119. Taylor KH, JF Taylor, SN White and JE Womack. 2006. Identification of genetic variation and putative regulatory regions in bovine CARD15. Mamm. Genome. 17:892-901.
  120. Stolowski GD, BE Baird, RK Miller, JW Savell, AR Sams, JF Taylor, JO Sanders and SB Smith. 2006. Factors influencing the variation in tenderness of seven major beef muscles from three Angus and Brahman breed crosses. Meat Sci. 73:475–483.
  121. Di Meo GP, D Gallagher, A Perucatti, X Wu, D Incarnato, G Mohammadi, JF Taylor and L Iannuzzi. 2006. Mapping of 11 genes by FISH to BTA2, BBU2q, OAR2q and CHI2, and comparison with HSA2q. Anim. Genet. 37:299-300.
  122. King DA, WW Morgan, RK Miller, JO Sanders, DK Lunt, JF Taylor, CA Gill and JW Savell. 2006. Carcass merit between and among family groups of Bos indicus crossbred steers and heifers. Meat Sci. 72:496-502.
  123. Awano T, ML Katz, DP O’Brien, JF Taylor, J Evans, S Khan, I Sohar, P Lobel and GS Johnson. 2006. A mutation in the cathepsin D gene (CTSD) in American Bulldogs with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Mol. Genet. Metab. 87:341-48.
  124. McKay SD, RD Schnabel, BM Murdoch, LK Matukumalli, J Aerts, W Coppieters, D Crews, E Dias Neto, CA Gill, C Gao, H Mannen, Z Wang, CP Van Tassell, JL Williams, JF Taylor and SS Moore. 2007. Whole Genome Linkage Disequilibrium Maps in Cattle. BMC Genetics 8:74.
  125. Sellner EM, JW Kim, MC McClure, KH Taylor, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2007. Applications of Genomic Information in Livestock. J. Anim. Sci. 85:3148-58.
  126. Snelling WM, R Chiu, JE Schein, M Hobbs, CA Abbey, DL Adelson, J Aerts, GL Bennett, IE Bosdet, M Boussaha, R Brauning, AR Caetano, MM Costa, AM Crawford, BP Dalrymple, A Eggen, A Everts-van der Wind, S Floriot, M Gautier, CA Gill, RD Green, R Holt, O Jan, SJM Jones, PJ de Jong, SM Kappes, JW Keele, DM Larkin, HA Lewin, JC McEwan, S McKay, MA Marra, CA Mathewson, LK Matukumalli, SS Moore, B Murdoch, F Nicholas, K Osoegawa, A Roy, H Salih, L Schibler, R Schnabel, L Silveri, LC Skow, TPL Smith, TS Sonstegard, J Taylor, R Tellam, CP Van Tassell, JL Williams, JE Womack, NH Wye, G Yang and S Zhao. 2007. A physical map of the bovine genome. Genome Biology 8:R165.
  127. Cooley P, C Seifer, KH Taylor and JF Taylor. 2007. Including genotype information in health surveys. Comput. Human Behav. 23: 2345-2354.
  128. McKay SD, RD Schnabel, BM Murdoch, J Aerts, C Gill, C Gao, LK Matukumalli, C Li, Z Wang, CP Van Tassell, JL Williams, JF Taylor and SS Moore. 2007. Construction of whole genome radiation hybrid and linkage maps for bovine using high-throughput genotyping. Anim. Genet. 38:120-125.
  129. Prasad A, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, B Murdoch, P Stothard, D Kolbehdari, Z Wang, JF Taylor, and SS Moore. 2008. Linkage disequilibrium and signatures of selection on chromosomes 19 and 29 in beef and dairy cattle. Anim Genet. 39:597-605.
  130. Marques EF, RD Schnabel, P Stothard, D Kolbehdari, Z Wang, JF Taylor and SS Moore. 2008. High density linkage disequilibrium maps of bovine chromosome 14 in Holstein and Angus cattle. BMC Genetics. 9:45.
  131. McKay SD, RD Schnabel, BM Murdoch, LK Matukumalli, J Aerts, W Coppieters, D Crews, E Dias Neto, CA Gill, C Gao, H Mannen, Z Wang, CP Van Tassell, JL Williams, JF Taylor and SS Moore. 2008. An Assessment of Population Structure in Eight Breeds of Cattle Using a Whole Genome SNP Panel. BMC Genetics 9:37.
  132. Khatkar MS, FW Nicholas, AR Collins, KR Zenger, JAL Cavanagh, W Barris, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and HW Raadsma. 2008. Extent of genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holstein- Friesian cattle based on a high-density SNP panel. BMC Genomics 9:187.
  133. Carleton SM, DJ McBride, WL Carson, CE Huntington, KL Twenter, KM Rolwes, CT Winkelmann, JS Morris, JF Taylor and CL Phillips. 2008. Role of genetic background in determining phenotypic severity throughout postnatal development and at peak bone mass in Col1a2 deficient mice (oim). Bone 42:681-694.
  134. Van Tassell CP, TPL Smith, LK Matukumalli, JF Taylor, RD Schnabel, CT Lawley, CD Haudenschild, SS Moore, WC Warren and TS Sonstegard. 2008. Simultaneous SNP discovery and allele frequency estimation by high throughput sequencing of reduced representation genomic libraries. Nat. Meth. 5:247-52.
  135. Chen X, GS Johnson, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, GC Johnson, HG Parker, EE Patterson, ML Katz, T Awano, S Khan and DP O’Brien. 2008. A neonatal encephalopathy with seizures in standard poodle dogs with a missense mutation in the canine ortholog of ATF2. Neurogenetics9:41-9.
  136. Garrick DJ, JF Taylor and RL Fernando. 2009. Deregressing estimated breeding values and weighting information for genomic regression analyses. Genet. Sel. Evol. 41:55.
  137. Revay T, C Kopp, A Flyckt, J Taponen, R Ijäs, S Nagy, A Kovacs, W Rens, D Rath, A Hidas, JF Taylor and M Andersson. 2009. Diploid bull spermatozoa caused by failure in the second meiotic division. Theriogenology. 73:421-8.
  138. Decker JE, JC Pires, GC Conant, SD McKay, MP Heaton, K Chen, A Cooper, J Vilkki, CM Seabury, AR Caetano, GS Johnson, RA Brenneman, O Hanotte, LS Eggert, P Wiener, JJ Kim, KS Kim, TS Sonstegard, CP Van Tassell, HL Neibergs, JC McEwan, R Brauning, LL Coutinho, ME Babar, GA Wilson, MC McClure, MM Rolf, JW Kim, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor. 2009. Resolving the evolution of extant and extinct ruminants with high-throughput phylogenomics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 106:18644-9. 26th Most read PNAS paper in November 2009.
  139. Ramos AM, RPMA Crooijmans, AJ Amaral, AL Archibald, JE Beever, C Bendixen, P Dehais, MS Hansen, J Hedegaard, ZL Hu, HH Kerstens, AS Law, HJ Megens, D Milan, DJ Nonneman, GA Rohrer, MF Rothschild, TP Smith, RD Schnabel, CP Van Tassell, JF Taylor, RJ Wiedmann, LB Schook and MAM Groenen. 2009. Design of a high density SNP genotyping assay in the pig using SNPs identified and characterized by next generation sequencing technology. PLoS One 4:e6524.
  140. Wiggans GR, TS Sonstegard, PM VanRaden, LK Matukumalli, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, FS Schenkel and CP Van Tassell. 2009. Selection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms and quality of genotypes used in genomic evaluation of dairy cattle in the United States and Canada. J. Dairy Sci. 92:3431-3436.
  141. McClure MC, SD McKay, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2009. Assessment of DNA extracted from FTA® cards for use on the Illumina iSelect BeadChip. BMC Research Notes. 2:107.
  142. Cole JB, PM VanRaden, JR O'Connell, CP Van Tassell, TS Sonstegard, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and GR Wiggans. 2009. Distribution and Location of Genetic Effects for Dairy Traits. J. Dairy Sci. 92:2931-2946. Erratum in: J Dairy Sci. 92:3542.
  143. Settles M, R Zanella, SD McKay, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, T Fyock, R Whitlock, Y Schukken, J Van Kessel, J Karns, E Hovingh, J Smith and Neibergs. 2009. Whole Genome Association Study of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in US Holstein Cattle. Anim. Genet. 40:655-662.
  144. Matukumalli LK, CT Lawley, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, MF Allan, MP Heaton, J O’Connell, SS Moore, TPL Smith, TS Sonstegard and CP Van Tassell. 2009. Development and characterization of a high density SNP genotyping assay for cattle. PLoS One 4:e5350.
  145. The Bovine Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium. 2009. The Genome Sequence of Taurine Cattle: A window to ruminant biology and evolution. Science 324:522-528.
  146. The Bovine HapMap Consortium*. 2009. Genome Wide Survey of SNP Variation Uncovers the Genetic Structure of Cattle Breeds. Science 324:528-532. *Corresponding author.
  147. Awano T, GS Johnson, CM Wade, ML Katz, GC Johnson, JF Taylor, M Perloski, T Biagi, S Long, PA March, NJ Olby, S Khan, DP O’Brien, K Lindblad-Toh and JR Coates. 2009. Genome-wide association analysis reveals a SOD1 mutation in canine degenerative myelopathy that resembles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Proc Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106:2794-2799.
  148. VanRaden PM, CP Van Tassell, GR Wiggans, TS Sonstegard, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and FS Schenkel 2009. Invited review: reliability of genomic predictions for North American Holstein bulls. J Dairy Sci. 92:16-24.
  149. Neibergs HL, M Settles, RH Whitlock and JF Taylor. 2010. GSEA-SNP identifies genes associated with Johne’s disease in cattle. Mamm Genome 21:419-25.
  150. McElroy JA, EC Bryda, SD McKay, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2010. Genetic variation at a metallothionein 2A promoter single nucleotide polymorphism in White and Black females in Midwestern United States. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 73:1283-1287.
  151. Cockrum RR, KJ Austin, JW Kim, JR Garbe, SC Fahrenkrug, JF Taylor and KM Cammack. 2010. Differential gene expression of ewes varying in tolerance to dietary nitrate. J. Anim. Sci. 88:3187-97.
  152. Zanella R, ML Settles, SD McKay, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, RH Whitlock, Y Schukken, J Van Kessel, J Smith and HL Neibergs. 2010. Identification of Loci Associated with Tolerance to Johne's Disease in Holstein Cattle. Anim. Genet. 42:28-38.
  153. McClure MC, NS Morsci, RD Schnabel, JW Kim, P Yao, MM Rolf, SD McKay, SA Gregg, RH Chapple, SL Northcutt and JF Taylor. 2010. A genome scan for quantitative trait loci influencing carcass, post-natal growth, and reproductive traits in commercial Angus cattle. Anim. Genet. 41:597-607.
  154. Farias FH, GS Johnson, JF Taylor, E Giuliano, ML Katz, DN Sanders, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, S Khan, P Gharahkhani, CA O’Leary, L Pettitt, OP Forman, M Boursnell, B McLaughlin, S Ahonen, H Lohi, E Hernandez-Merino, DJ Gould, D Sargan and CS Mellersh. 2010. An ADAMTS17 splice donor site mutation in dogs with primary lens luxation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 51:4716-21.
  155. Rolf MM, JF Taylor, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, MC McClure, SL Northcutt, MS Kerley and RL Weaber. 2010. Impact of reduced marker set estimation of genomic relationship matrices on genomic selection for feed efficiency in Angus cattle. BMC Genetics 11:24.
  156. Fahrenkrug SC, DF Carlson, T Doran, A Van Eenennaam, C Galli, PB Hackett, N Li, EA Maga, JD Murray, JF Taylor, M Wheeler, B Whitelaw, B Glenn. 2010. Precision genetics for complex objectives in animal agriculture. J. Anim. Sci. 88:2530-9.
  157. Seabury CM, PM Seabury, JE Decker, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and JE Womack. 2010. Diversity and evolution of 11 innate immune genes in Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus cattle. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 107:151-6.
  158. Packer RA, EE Patterson, JF Taylor, JR Coates, RD Schnabel and DP O’Brien. 2010. Characterization and mode of inheritance of a paroxysmal dyskinesia in Chinook dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 24:1305-13.
  159. Flisikowski K, H Venhoranta, J Nowacka-Woszuk, TM Taxis, A Flyckt, J Taponen, RD Schnabel, H Schwarzenbacher, I Szczerbal, H Lohi, R Fries, JF Taylor, M Switonski and M Andersson. 2010. A novel mutation in the maternally imprinted PEG3 domain results in a loss of MIMT1 expression and causes abortions and stillbirths in cattle (Bos taurus). PLoS One. 5:e15116.
  160. Garbe JR, CG Elsik, E Antoniou, JM Reecy, KJ Clark, A Venkatraman, JW Kim, RD Schnabel, MC Dickens, RD Wolfinger, SC Fahrenkrug and JF Taylor. 2010. Development and application of bovine and porcine oligonucleotide arrays with protein based annotation. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010:453638.
  161. Taylor JF, Chapple RH, Decker JE, Gregg SJ, Kim JW, McKay SD, Ramey HR, Rolf MM, Taxis TM, Schnabel RD. 2010. Genomic tools for characterizing monogenic and polygenic traits in ruminants--using the bovine as an example. Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl. 67:13-28.
  162. Zeng R, FHG Farias, GS Johnson, SD McKay, RD Schnabel, JE Decker, JF Taylor, CS Mann, ML Katz, GC Johnson, JR Coates and DP O’Brien. 2011. A truncated retrotransposon disrupts the GRM1 coding sequence in Coton de Tulear dogs with Bandera’s neonatal ataxia. J Vet Intern Med. 25:267-272.
  163. Seabury CM, EK Bhattarai, JF Taylor, GG Viswanathan, SM Cooper, DS Davis, SE Dowd, ML Lockwood and PM Seabury. 2011. Genome-wide polymorphism and comparative analyses in the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus): A model for conservation genomics. PLoS One. 6:e15811.
  164. Farias FH, R Zeng, GS Johnson, FA Wininger, JF Taylor, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, DN Sanders, H Lohi, EH Seppälä, CM Wade, K Lindblad-Toh, DP O'Brien and ML Katz. 2011. A truncating mutation in ATP13A2 is responsible for adult-onset neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in Tibetan terriers. Neurobiol Dis. 42:468-74.
  165. Schulman NF, G Sahana, T Iso-Touru, SD McKay, RD Schnabel, MS Lund, JF Taylor, J Virta and JH Vilkki. 2011. Mapping of fertility traits in Finnish Ayrshire by genome-wide association analysis. Anim Genet. 42:263-9.
  166. Wilkinson S, P Wiener, AL Archibald, C Haley, A Law, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, JF Taylor, R Ogden. 2011. Evaluation of approaches for identifying population informative markers from high density SNP chips. BMC Genetics. 12:45.
  167. Hillhouse AE, MH Myles, JF Taylor, EC Bryda and CL Franklin. 2011. Quantitative trait loci in a bacterially induced model of inflammatory bowel disease. Mamm Genome. 22:544-55.
  168. Imumorin IG, E-H Kim, Y-M Lee, D-J De Koning, JA van Arendonk, M De Donato, JF Taylor and J-J Kim. 2011. Genome scan for parent-of-origin QTL effects on bovine growth and carcass traits. Front Genet. 2:44.
  169. Pruett CL, SM Tanksley, M Small, JF Taylor and M Forstner. 2011. The effects of range expansion on the population genetics of white-winged doves in Texas. Am Midl Nat. 166:415-425.
  170. Saatchi M, MC McClure, SD McKay, MM Rolf, JW Kim, JE Decker, TM Taxis, RH Chapple, HR Ramey, SL Northcutt, S Bauck, B Woodward, JCM Dekkers, RL Fernando, RD Schnabel, DJ Garrick and JF Taylor. 2011. Accuracies of genomic breeding values in American Angus beef cattle using K-means clustering for cross-validation. Genet Sel Evol. 43:40.
  171. Fisher CA, EK Bhattarai, JB Osterstock, SE Dowd, PM Seabury, M Vikram, RH Whitlock, Y Schukken, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor, JE Womack and CM Seabury. 2011. Evolution of the bovine TLR gene family and member associations with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection. PLoS One. 6:e27744.
  172. Rolf MM, JF Taylor, RD Schnabel, SD McKay, MC McClure, SL Northcutt, MS Kerley and RL Weaber. 2012. Genome-wide association analysis for feed efficiency in Angus cattle.Anim Genet. 43:367-374.
  173. Bickhart DM, Y Hou, SG Schroeder, C Alkan, MF Cardone, LK Matukumalli, J Song, RD Schnabel, M Ventura, JF Taylor, JF Garcia, CP Van Tassell, TS Sonstegard, EE Eichler and GE Liu. 2012. Copy number variation of individual cattle genomes using next-generation sequencing.Genome Res published 2 February 2012, 10.1101/gr.133967.111.
  174. McClure MC, HR Ramey, MM Rolf, SD McKay, JE Decker, RH Chapple, JW Kim, TM Taxis, RL Weaber, RD Schnabel and JF Taylor. 2012. Genome wide association analysis for Quantitative Trait Loci influencing Warner Bratzler Shear force in five taurine cattle breeds. Anim Genet. published 27 February 2012, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2012.02323.x.
  175. Minozzi G, JL Williams, A Stella, F Strozzi, M Luini, ML Settles, JF Taylor, RH Whitlock, R Zanella and HL Neibergs. 2012. Meta-analysis of Two Genome-Wide Association Studies of Bovine Paratuberculosis.PLoS One 7:e32578.
  176. Lee EJ, P Bajracharya, DM Lee, SW Kang, YS Lee, HJ Lee, SK Hong, J Chang, JW Kim, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and I Choi. 2012. Gene expression profiles during differentiation and transdifferentiation of bovine myogenic satellite cells.Genes and Genomics. 34:133-148.
  177. Lee EJ, HJ Lee, MR Kamli, S Pokharel, AR Bhat, YH Lee, BH Choi, T Chun, SW Kang, YS Lee, JW Kim, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and I Choi. 2012. Depot-specific gene expression profiles during differentiation and transdifferentiation of bovine muscle satellite cells, and differentiation of preadipocytes. Genomics. Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22728265.
  178. Sun C, XL Wu, KA Weigel, GJM Rosa, S Bauck, BW Woodward, RD Schnabel, JF Taylor and D Gianola. 2012. An ensemble-based approach to imputation of moderate-density genotypes for genomic selection with application to Angus cattle. Genet Res Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22728265.
  179. Weber KL, DJ Drake, JF Taylor, DJ Garrick, LA Kuehn, RM Thallman, RD Schnabel, WM Snelling, EJ Pollak and AL Van Eenennaam. 2012. The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus- or multi-breed beef cattle training populations.J Anim Sci. Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:22871929.