Dr. Matt Griffin

Dr. Matt Griffin

Title:

  • Associate Research Professor

Contacts:

matt.griffin@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 686-3580
NWAC 151

Overview

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Mississippi State University, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, 2003

Research interests:

Aquatic Animal Health Microbiology Parasitology

Publications

  • Delayed feeding of channel catfish fry stocked in ponds. NWAC News 12 (1):13. 2014
  • Iron supplementation to promote red blood cell production in anemic catfish. 2013 DREC Annual Report, p. 30. 2014

Book, Chapter

  • Henneguya ictaluri. Fish parasites: pathobiology and protection. Cambridge, MA: CABI. 2011

Conference Proceeding

  • Using 1-D and 2-D-J-Resolved 1H-NMR metabolomics to understand the effects of anemia in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. .  Aquaculture America. 2015
  • The effect of early- and late-stage sublethal infections by the digentic trematode Bolborphorus damnificus on disease resistance and growth of channel catfish fingerlings.  Aquaculture America, p.508 . 2011

DREC Annual Report

  • Monitoring Humoral Immunity in Catfish Fry. Delta Research and Extension Center Annual Report 2017. Pages 44-45. 2018
  • Overview of NWAC Fish Disease Research Program. Delta Research and Extension Center Annual Report 2017. Pages 46-47. 2018
  • Copper sulfate pre-treatment in fry ponds reduces survival. Delta Research and Extension Center. Volume 2017, Pages 38-39. 2018
  • Biomphalaria obstructa (syn. B. havanensis) is host to two species of trematodes infective to catfish. . Delta Research and Extension Center. 2016
  • Characterization of myxozoan actinospore from a commercial catfish pond in the Mississippi delta.. Delta Research and Extension Center. 2016
  • Edwardsiella piscicida: A new catfish pathogen.. Delta Research and Extension Center. 2016
  • Quantification of Pathogen Specific Antibody Response in Catfish.. Delta Research and Extension Center. 2016
  • Potassium permanganate is not an effective pond disinfectant to control Dero Digitata. Delta Research and Extension Center 2015 Annual Report. Pages 32-33. 2016

DREC annual report

  • Development of an oral vaccination platform to protect catfish against enteric septicemia of catfish. DREC Annual report 2017. 2018

Journal Article

  • Using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) and occupancy models to estimate atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) prevalence in catfish. Aquaculture. Volume 530, Page 735687. 2020
  • Monoculture of ♀ channel (Ictalurus punctatus) x ♂ blue (I. furcatus) hybrid catfish mitigates proliferative gill disease caused by Henneguya ictaluri (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) in catfish aquaculture ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 51, Pages 729-739. 2020
  • Environmental factor(s) and animal vector(s) associated with atypical Aeromonas hydrophila abundance and dissemination among channel catfish ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 51, Pages 750-762. 2020
  • Ithyoclinostomum yamagutii n. sp. (Digenea: Clinostomidae) in the great blue heron Ardea herodias L. (Aves: Ardeidae) from Mississippi, USA. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 97, Issue 1, Pages 69-82. 2020
  • Economic assessment of commercial-scale Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine trials in the U.S. catfish industry. . Aquaculture Economics & Management. Volume 23, Issue 3, Pages 254-275. 2019
  • Emergence of Edwardsiella piscicida in Farmed Channel ♀, Ictalurus punctatus × Blue ♂, Ictalurus furcatus, Hybrid Catfish Cultured in Mississippi. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 50 , Issue 2, Pages 420-432. 2019
  • Performance of channel catfish and hybrid catfish in single-batch, intensively aerated ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 81, Pages 406-416. 2019
  • Comparative genomics of Aeromonas veronii: Identification of a pathotype impacting aquaculture globally.. PloS one. Volume 14, Issue 8, Page e0221018. 2019
  • Arrested development of Henneguya ictaluri (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus, and their hybrid cross. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. Volume 31, Pages 201-213. 2019
  • Copper sulfate pre-treatment for snail control reduces channel catfish fry survival. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 81, Pages 160-168. 2019
  • First detection of Erysipelothrix sp. infection in western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis, inhabiting channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, production ponds in Mississippi. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. Volume 133, Pages 39-46. 2019
  • Biotic and abiotic factors influencing channel catfish eggs and gut microbiome dynamics during early life stages. Aquaculture. Volume 498, Pages 556-567. 2019
  • Biotic and abiotic factors influencing channel catfish egg and gut microbiome dynamics during early life stages. Aquaculture . Volume 498, Pages 556-567. 2019
  • Encapsulation of Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) metacercariae in juvenile channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus is linked to delayed onset mortality. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 49, Issue 3, Pages 601-611. 2018
  • Comparative Susceptibility of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus; Blue Catfish, Ictalurus furcatus; and Channel (♀) × Blue (♂) Hybrid Catfish to Edwardsiella piscicida, Edwardsiella tarda, and Edwardsiella anguillarum. . Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 49(1), Pages 197-204. 2018
  • Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwarsdiella spp. isolates from different hosts and geographic origins with an evaluation of diagnostic methods. . Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Volume 55, Issue 12, Pages 3466-3491. 2017
  • Mortality associated with acute development of Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) in juvenile channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. 2017
  • Postponed feeding does not substantially reduce production expense during pond rearing of hybrid catfish (Ictalurus punctatus x I. furcatus) fry. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 79, Pages 135-139. 2017
  • Myxobolus ictiobum n. sp. and Myxobolus minutum n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) from the gills of smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae). Systematic Parasitology. Volume 93, Pages 565-574. 2016
  • Myxobolus ictiobus n. sp. And Myxobolus minutus n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) from the gills of the smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus Rafinesque (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae). . Journal of Systematic Parasitology. Volume 93, Pages 565-574. 2016
  • Effects of co-stocking smallmouth buffalo, Ictiobus bubalus, with channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 47, Issue 2, Pages 212-219. 2016
  • Mucosal vaccines. Mucosal Health in Aquaculture. Page 297. 2015
  • Real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection and quantification of Edwardsiella tarda, Edwardsiella piscicida, and Edwardsiella piscicida-like species in catfish tissues and pond water. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigations. Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 130-139. 2015
  • Using 1-D 1H and 2-D 1H J-resolved NMR metabolomics to understand the effects of anemia in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Metabolomics. Volume 11, Issue 5, Pages 1131-1143. 2015
  • Morphological, histological and molecular description of Unicauda fimbrethilae n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) from the intestinal tract of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.. The Journal of parasitology. 2015
  • Complete Genome Sequence of an Edwardsiella piscicida-Like Species, Recovered from Tilapia in the United States.. Genome announcements. Volume 3, Issue 5. 2015
  • Complete Genome Sequence of an Edwardsiella piscicida-Like Species Isolated from Diseased Grouper in Israel.. Genome announcements. Volume 3, Issue 4. 2015
  • Complete Genome Sequence of Edwardsiella tarda Isolate FL95-01, Recovered from Channel Catfish.. Genome announcements. Volume 3, Issue 3. 2015
  • Oral Vaccination of Channel Catfish against Enteric Septicemia of Catfish Using a Live Attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri Isolate.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 135-43. 2015
  • Biomphalaria straminea (Mollusca: Planorbidae) as an intermediate host of Drepanocephalus spp. (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) in Brazil: a morphological and molecular study.. Parasitology research. 2015
  • Myxobolus neurophilus Guilford 1963 (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae): a common parasite infecting yellow perch Perca flavescens (Mitchell, 1814) in Saskatchewan, Canada.. Journal of fish diseases. Volume 38, Issue 4, Pages 355-64. 2015
  • Small subunit ribosomal RNA sequence links the myxospore stage of Henneguya mississippiensis n. sp. from channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus to an actinospore released by the benthic oligochaete Dero digitata.. Parasitology research. Volume 114, Issue 4, Pages 1595-602. 2015
  • Real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection and quantification of Edwardsiella tarda, Edwardsiella piscicida, and Edwardsiella piscicida-like species in catfish tissues and pond water.. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 130-9. 2015
  • KUDOA THUNNI FROM BLACKFIN TUNA (THUNNUS ATLANTICUS) HARVESTED OFF THE ISLAND OF ST. KITTS, WEST INDIES. Journal of Parasitology. Volume 100, Issue 1, Page 110–116. 2014
  • Myxobolus neurophilus Guilford (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae): a common parasite infecting yellow perch Perca flavacens (Mitchell, 1814) in Saskatchewan, Canada. J Fish Dis. 2014
  • Potassium permanganate is not an effective pond disinfectant to control Dero digitata. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 45, Issue 3, Page 350–353. 2014
  • 18S rRNA gene sequencing identifies a novel species of Henneguya parasitizing the gills of the channel catfish (Ictaluridae).. Parasitology research. Volume 113, Issue 12, Pages 4651-8. 2014
  • Chronic pathology and longevity of Drepanocephalus spathans infections in juvenile Channel Catfish.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 26, Issue 4, Pages 210-8. 2014
  • Molecular and morphological characterization of myxozoan actinospore types from a commercial catfish pond in the Mississippi delta.. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 100, Issue 6, Pages 828-39. 2014
  • Phenotypic and genotypic heterogeneity among Streptococcus iniae isolates recovered from cultured and wild fish in North America, Central America and the Caribbean islands.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 26, Issue 4, Pages 263-71. 2014
  • Fatal septicemia caused by the zoonotic bacterium Streptococcus iniae during an outbreak in Caribbean reef fish.. Veterinary pathology. Volume 51, Issue 5, Pages 1035-41. 2014
  • Comparative susceptibility of Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and their hybrid cross to experimental challenge with Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) cercariae.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 96-9. 2014
  • Lactococcosis in Silver Carp.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 26, Issue 1, Pages 1-8. 2014
  • Edwardsiella piscicida identified in the Southeastern USA by gyrB sequence, species-specific and repetitive sequence-mediated PCR.. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 108, Issue 1, Pages 23-35. 2014
  • An outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica in a captive colony of African green monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus) in the Caribbean. Comparative medicine. Volume 63, Issue 5, Page 439. 2013
  • Bacterial distribution and tissue targets following experimental Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus.. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 104, Issue 2, Page 105–112. 2013
  • Delayed feeding of channel catfish fry stocked in ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 44, Issue 5, Page 750–755. 2013
  • Effects of Mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis, on Channel Catfish, Ictalurus puncatatus, production ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 44, Issue 2, Page 288–292. 2013
  • Impacts of Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) on Production Characteristics of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, Raised in Experimental Ponds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 44, Issue 4, Page 557–564. 2013
  • Palatability of diets for channel catfish that contain Amprolium or Salinomycin using feed conversion ratio as the criterion. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 75, Issue 1, Page 99–101. 2013
  • Complete Genome Sequence of a Channel Catfish Epidemic Isolate, Aeromonas hydrophila Strain ML09-119.. Genome announcements. Volume 1, Issue 5. 2013
  • Comparative analysis of Edwardsiella isolates from fish in the eastern United States identifies two distinct genetic taxa amongst organisms phenotypically classified as E. tarda.. Veterinary microbiology. Volume 165, Issue 3-4, Pages 358-72. 2013
  • Rapid quantitative detection of Aeromonas hydrophila strains associated with disease outbreaks in catfish aquaculture.. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. Volume 25, Issue 4, Pages 473-81. 2013
  • Edwardsiella ictaluri as the causative agent of mortality in cultured Nile Tilapia. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 24, Issue 2, Page 81–90. 2012
  • Effects of Fry Age-at-Stocking on Growth and Survival of Channel Catfish. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 43, Issue 1, Page 135–139. 2012
  • Genetic analysis and antimicrobial susceptibility of Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis (syn. F. asiatica) isolates from fish. Veterinary microbiology. Volume 154, Issue 3, Page 407–412. 2012
  • Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates recovered from nonhuman primates. Journal of wildlife diseases. Volume 48, Issue 3, Page 603–611. 2012
  • Genetic sequence data identifies the cercaria of Drepanocephalus spathans (Digenea: Echinostomatidae), a parasite of the double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus), with notes on its pathology in juvenile channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus).. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 98, Issue 5, Pages 967-72. 2012
  • Mass culture of Dero digitata in the laboratory. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 73, Page 13–16. 2011
  • A real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for quantification of Edwardsiella ictaluri in catfish pond water and genetic homogeneity of diagnostic case isolates from Mississippi.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 178-88. 2011
  • Thelohanellus toyamai (syn. Myxobolus toyamai) infecting the gills of koi Cyprinus carpio in the eastern United States.. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 97, Issue 3, Pages 493-502. 2011
  • Laboratory mass culture of the freshwater oligochaete Dero digitata. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 73, Issue 1, Pages 13-16. 2011
  • The Effects of Proliferative Gill Disease on the Blood Physiology of Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Channel Catfish$$ Blue Catfish Hybrid Fingerlings. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 72, Issue 3, Page 213–218. 2010
  • The Effects of Proliferative Gill Disease on the Blood Physiology of Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Channel Catfish× Blue Catfish Hybrid Fingerlings. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 72, Issue 3, Pages 213-218. 2010
  • A duplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for differentiation between Bolbophorus damnificus and Bolbophorus type II species cercariae.. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. Volume 22, Issue 4, Pages 615-22. 2010
  • Variation in susceptibility to Henneguya ictaluri infection by two species of catfish and their hybrid cross.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 22, Issue 1, Pages 21-35. 2010
  • Myxobolus neurophilus: morphologic, histopathologic and molecular characterization.. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 89, Issue 1, Pages 51-61. 2010
  • Molecular characterization and histopathology of Myxobolus koi infecting the gills of a koi, Cyprinus carpio, with an amended morphological description of the agent.. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 96, Issue 1, Pages 116-24. 2010
  • New data on Henneguya pellis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), a parasite of blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus.. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 95, Issue 6, Pages 1455-67. 2009
  • Application of a real-time PCR assay for the detection of Henneguya ictaluri in commercial channel catfish ponds.. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 86, Issue 3, Pages 223-33. 2009
  • Morphology and small-subunit ribosomal DNA sequence of Henneguya adiposa (Myxosporea) from Ictalurus punctatus (Siluriformes).. The Journal of parasitology. Volume 95, Issue 5, Pages 1076-85. 2009
  • IncA/C plasmid-mediated florfenicol resistance in the catfish pathogen Edwardsiella ictaluri. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. Volume 53, Issue 2, Pages 845-846. 2009
  • Induction and evaluation of proliferative gill disease in channel catfish fingerlings.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 236-44. 2008
  • A novel Henneguya species from channel catfish described by morphological, histological, and molecular characterization.. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 20, Issue 3, Pages 127-35. 2008
  • A real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of the myxozoan parasite Henneguya ictaluri in channel catfish.. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. Volume 20, Issue 5, Pages 559-66. 2008

NWAC News

  • Prophylactic treatment of catfish fry ponds with copper sulfate . NWAC News. Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 14-15. 2017
  • Development and use of primary fish cell cultures in fish disease diagnosis. . 2017
  • Development of an oral vaccination platform to protect catfish against Enteric Septicemia of Catfish.. 2017
  • Encapsulation of trematode larvae metacercariae is linked to mortality in channel catfish. . 2017
  • Evaluation of factors potentially affecting vaccine safety and efficacy. . 2017

Presentations

Abstract

  • "Expanding our knowledge of the Edwardsiella. ." American Society Microbiology, , Boston, MA. 2016
  • "Unraveling myxozoan parasite diversity in catfish aquaculture in the southeastern United States. ." American Society Microbiology, , Boston, MA. 2016
  • "Comparison of Edwardsiella ictaluri isolates from different hosts and geographic origins." Food Security for the Future: The Role of Aquatic Animal Health, , Starkville, MS. 2015
  • "An overview of myxozoan parasites associated with catfish aquaculture." 40th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2015
  • "Recent advancements in our knowledge of Edwardsiella piscicida and E. tarda." 40th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2015
  • "Biotic and abiotic factors associated with outbreaks of an emergent strain of Aeromonas hydrophila in catfish aquaculture." 40th Eastern Fish Health Workshop, American Fisheries Society, Charlston SC. 2015
  • "Recent advancements in our knowledge of the Edwardsiella." Food Security for the Future: The Role of Aquatic Animal Health, , Starkville, MS. 2015
  • "Using 1-D and 2-D J-Resolved 1H-NMR metabolomics to understand the effects of anemia in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus.." Aquaculture America, World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans . 2015

Oral Presentation

  • "An abbreviated history of proliferative gill disease research: past and present." 45th Eastern Fish Disease Workshop, American Fisheries Society, Shepherdstown, WV. 2020
  • "They are the same but different: Comparative genomics of two atypical Aeromonas hydrophila pathotypes found in catfish aquaculture of the southeast." Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, American Fisheries Society, Gulfport, MS. 2020
  • "Bolbophorus damnificus pond prevalence and parasite induced mortality in channel and hybrid catfish." Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society , Gulfport, MS. 2020
  • "Modeling atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) dynamics in catfish aquaculture ponds of the southeastern United States." CRWAD, Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, Il. 2019
  • "Attempts at biological control of proliferative gill disease in catfish aquaculture." American Society of Parasitologists 2019 Annual Meeting, ASP, Rochester, MN. 2019
  • "Economic assessment of commercial-scale Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine trials in the U.S. catfish industry." World Aquaculture Society, World Aquaculture Society, New orleans, LO, USA. 2019
  • "Comparative mortality and parasite induced anemia in channel and hybrid catfish exposed to Bolbophorus damnificus cercariae." World Aquaculture Society, Aquaculture America 2019, World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Parasite-induced anemia and mortality in Channel and Hybrid Catfish exposed to Bolbophorus damnificus cercariae." 45th Annual meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, American Fisheries Society, Jackson, MS. 2019
  • "Facilitating Informed Decision-making in Catfish Aquaculture and Beyond." Annual Meeting of the the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Misissippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Jackson, MS. 2019
  • "State boundaries draw hard lines in Aeromonas hydrophila disease strains of farm-raised Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus." Annual Meeting of the the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Misissippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Jackson, MS. 2019
  • "Performance of channel catfish in intensively aerated ponds." NWAC Fall Seminar, National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, Okolona, MS. 2018
  • "Evaluating atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) in catfish aquaculture in the Delta region of Mississippi." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, CRWAD, Chicago, Illinois. 2018
  • "Performance of channel catfish in intensively aerated ponds." NWAC Fall Seminar, National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, Stoneville, MS. 2018
  • "Evaluating atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) in catfish aquaculture of the Mississippi Delta region." International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "First detection of Erysipelothrix sp. infection in western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis, from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, ponds in Mississippi." International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "Fish Vaccination--Factors to Consider." International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, International symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "Monoculture of hybrid catfish can limit proliferative gill disease caused by Henneguya ictaluri (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in catfish aquaculture ponds." International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "Myxozoan parasites of the western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis." International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, International Symposium for Aquatic Animal Health, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "Occupancy and Genotype Profile of Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila (vAh) in the Mississippi Delta." International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH), International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH), . 2018
  • "Status of atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) in Mississippi." 148th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, American Fisheries Society, Atlantic City, New Jersey. 2018
  • "Hybrid catfish monoculture limits proliferative gill disease caused by Henneguya ictaluri (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in catfish aquaculture ponds.." 43rd Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , Chattanooga, TN. 2018
  • "Hybrid catfish monoculture can limit incidence and severity of proliferative gill disease caused by Henneguya ictaluri (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae) in catfish aquaculture.." Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, The American Society of Parasitologists, Starkville, MS. 2018
  • "A mess of myxozoans and other pathogens in mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis." 43rd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Chattanooga, Tennessee. 2018
  • "Occupancy modeling to assess atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) prevalence in farm-raised catfish." Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Oxford, MS. 2018
  • "Economic benefits of oral ESC vaccination." East Mississippi catfish symposium, mississippi state university, Macon MS. 2017
  • "An emerging disease in hybrid catfish. ." NWAC Fall Seminar Series, MSU, Macon,MS. 2017
  • "Control strategies for virulent Aeromonas hydrophila in catfish aquaculture by vaccination and informing pond management. ." Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Animal Health and Well-being Program Areas Annual Project Director Meeting , USDA, Chicago, IL. 2017
  • "An emerging disease in hybrid catfish. ." NWAC Fall Seminar Series, MSU, Stoneville, and Macon MS. 2017
  • "Economic benefits of oral ESC vaccination." NWAC Mississippi catfish symposium, mississippi state university, stoneviille. 2017
  • "Virulent Aeromonas hydrophila (vAh) – Not Just Another “Hole-in-the-Head”." Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, American Fisheries Society, Tampa, FL. 2017
  • "Advancing our knowledge of the bacteria formerly known as Edwardsiella tarda.." 42nd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , East Lansing, MI. 2017
  • "Arrested Development of Henneguya ictaluri (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) In Channel (♀) x Blue (♂) Hybrid Catfish. ." 42nd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , East Lansing, MI. 2017
  • "Evaluation of factors affecting the safety and efficacy of Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine.." 42nd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , East Lansing, MI. 2017
  • "Expanding our knowledge of Edwarsdiella. ." American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section Annual Meeting, American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section Annual Meeting, East Lansing, MI. 2017
  • "Economic benefits of oral ESC vaccination." WAS, WAS, San Antonio Tx. 2017
  • "Genetic and phenotypic differences between Edwardsiella ictaluri isolates from catfish, zebrafish and tilapia.." 41 st Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , Atlantic Beach, NC. 2016
  • "Mortality associated with acute development of Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) in juvenile channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.." 41 st Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , Atlantic Beach, NC. 2016
  • "Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Edwarsdiella isolates from different hosts and geographic regions. ." 41 st Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , Atlantic Beach, NC. 2016
  • "Using smallmouth buffalo to reduce incidence and prevalence of proliferative gill disease in catfish aquaculture: An update." Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Lake Placid, NY. 2012
  • "Smallmouth buffalo to control “hamburger gill” in catfish ponds." Catfish Farmers of America Research Symposium, Catfish Farmers of America, Savannah, GA. 2012
  • "The effect of early- and late-stage sublethal infections by the digentic trematode Bolborphorus damnificus on disease resistance and growth of channel catfish fingerlings." Aquaculture America, , New Orleans, LA. 2011

Poster

  • "Control strategies for virulent Aeromonas hydrophila in catfish aquaculture by vaccination and informing pond management." CRWAD, Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, Il. 2019
  • "Temperature change effects on Dero digitata population growth with and without supplemental food supply." Aquaculture America, US Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Control of virulent Aeromonas hydrophila in catfish aquaculture by vaccination and informing pond management." Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, CRWAD, Chicago, Illinois. 2018