Selected Publications

Journal Publications

Comparative Transcriptomics of Genetically Divergent Lines of Chickens in Response to Marek’s Disease Virus Challenge at Cytolytic PhaseKunzhe Dong, Shuang Chang, Qingmei Xie, Alexis Black-Pyrkosz, Huanmin Zhang, Plos One (2017)
A New Chicken Genome Assembly Provides Insight into Avian Genome StructureWesley C. Warren, LaDeana W. Hillier, Chad Tomlinson, Patrick Minx, Milinn Kremitzki, Tina Graves, Chris Markovic, Nathan Bouk, Kim D. Pruitt, Francoise Thibaud-Nissen, Valerie Schneider, Tamer A. Mansour, C. Titus Brown, Aleksey Zimin, Rachel Hawken, Mitch Abrahamsen, Alexis B. Pyrkosz, Mireille Morisson, Valerie Fillon, Alain Vignal, William Chow, Kerstin Howe, Janet E. Fulton, Marcia M. Miller, Peter Lovell, Claudio V. Mello, Morgan Wirthlin, Andrew S. Mason, Richard Kuo, David W. Burt, Jerry B. Dodgson and Hans H. Cheng, G3: GENES, GENOMES, GENETICS, January 1, 2017 vol. 7 no. 1 109-117
Protective Efficacy of a Recombinant Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Clone of a Very Virulent Marek’s Disease Virus Containing a Reticuloendotheliosis Virus Long Terminal Repeat, Jody K. Mays, Alexis Black-Pyrkosz, Stephen Spatz, Aly M. Fadly, John R. Dunn, Avian Pathology v45, 2016 - Issue 6
Fine Mapping of QTL and Genomic Prediction using Allele-specific Expression SNPs Demonstrates that the Complex Trait of Genetic Resistance to Marek’s Disease is Predominantly Determined by Transcriptional Regulation, Hans H. Cheng, Sudeep Perumbakkam, Alexis Black Pyrkosz, John R. Dunn, Andres Legarra, & William M. Muir BMC Genomics 2015 16:816