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Aaron Thomas

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Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences

Molecular Biology, Next Generation Sequencing, Major Histocompatibility Complex

Research Assistant Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Davis, 2008
The regulatory role of FoxD3 in melanoblast specification
MS, Zoology, Brigham Young University, 2001
BS, Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University, 1999





Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: AGRS 250
DialPhone: 435-797-0968
SendEmail: aaron.thomas@usu.edu

  • Thomas, A., Jones, R., Regouski, M., Polejaeva, I., Davies, C., (2016). Identification of Transgene Insertion Sites by Target Selection and Next-Generation Sequencing. Proceedings of the Large Animal Genetics Engineering Summit

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Rutigliano, H., Thomas, A., Davies, C., (2013). Expression of MHC-I Proteins by the Placenta of Domestic and Laboratory Animals: Immunology of Pregnancy 2013. Bentham Books

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Torres, A.R, Sweeten, T.L, Johnson, R.C, Odell, D., Westover, J.B, Bray-Ward, P., Ward, D.C, Davies, C., Thomas, A., Croen, L.A, Benson, M., (2016). Common Genetic Variants Found in HLA and KIR Genes in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 10, Article 463. doi: doi:10.3389/fnins.2016.00463
      • Polejaeva, I., Ranjan, R., Davies, C., Regouski, M., Hall, J., Olsen, A.L, Meng, Q., Rutigliano, H., Dosdall, D., Angel, N., Sachse, F., Seidel, T., Thomas, A., Stott, R.D, Panter, K., Lee, P., Van Wettere, A., Stevens, J.R, Wang, Z., MacLeod, R., Marrouche, N., White, K.L, (2016). Increased Susceptibility to Atrial Fibrillation Secondary to Atrial Fibrosis in Transgenic Goats Expressing Transforming Growth Factor-β1. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. , 27:10, 1220-1229.
      • Rutigliano, H., Thomas, A., Wilhelm, A., Sessions, B., Hicks, B., Schlafer, D., White, K.L, Davies, C., (2016). Trophoblast Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I Expression is Associated with Immune-Mediated Rejection of Bovine Fetuses Produced by Cloning. Biology of Reproduction, 95:2, 39, 1-9. doi: doi:10.1095/biolreprod.115.136523
      • Parasar, P., Wilhelm, A., Rutigliano, H., Thomas, A., Teng, L., Shi, B., Davis, W.C, Suarez, C.E, New, D.D, White, K.L, Davies, C., (2016). Expression of bovine non-classical major histocompatibility complex class I proteins in mouse P815 and human K562 cells. Research in Veterinary Science, 107, 161-170. doi: doi:10.1016/j.rvsc.2016.06.004
      • Davis, A.P, Benninghoff, A., Thomas, A., Sessions, B., White, K.L, (2015). DNA methylation of the LIN28 pseudogene family. BMC Genomics, 16, 287. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1487-3

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

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          Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

              • Polejaeva, I., Wang, Z., Hu, S., Ranjan, R., Davies, C., Thomas, A., White, K.L, (2015). Method for transgenic bovidae expressing cardiac fibrosis and associated pathology. United States Patent Application Publication *

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              Scheduled Teaching

              ADVS, BIOL, NDFS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2016

              ADVS, BIOL, PSC 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2016

              ADVS, BIOL, PSC 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2015

              ADVS, BIOL, PSC 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2015

              ADVS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2014


              Graduate Students Mentored