Dr. Matt Griffin

Dr. Matt Griffin

Department

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Delta R&E Center
  • Thad Cochran National Warmwater Aquaculture Center

Title

  • 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

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

  • Edwardsiellosis.. Climate change and infectious fish diseases. CABI. 235-264. 2020
  • 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

  • Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates from Stranded and Wild Caught Marine Mammals: Determination of Prevalence, Phenotype and Genotype. .
  • New data on Henneguya postexilis Minchew, 1977, a parasite of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, with notes on resolution of molecular markers for myxozoan phylogeny. Systematic Parasitology. 2022
  • Comparative mortality of juvenile channel and hybrid catfish exposed to Bolbophorus damnificus cercariae. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 83, Issue 4, Pages 346-353. 2021
  • Brief Communication: Eimeria varia Upton, Campbell, Weigel & McKown, 1990 is a junior synonym of Eimeria megabubonis Upton, Campbell, Weigel & McKown, 1990.. Acta Parasitologica. Volume 66, Page 699–705. 2021
  • Effects of multiple, low dose copper sulfate treatments on the marsh rams-horn snail, Planorbella trivolvis. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 83, Pages 363-371. 2021
  • Temperature modulation and feed supplementation significantly improve population growth of laboratory reared Dero digitata (Annelida: Naididae). North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 83, Pages 327-335. 2021
  • Characterisation of myxozoan fauna of western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis (Baird and Gerard) (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae), inhabiting experimental catfish ponds in Mississippi, USA. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 98, Issue 7, Pages 423-441. 2021
  • Characterisation of myxozoan fauna of western mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis (Baird and Gerard 1853) (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae), inhabiting experimental catfish ponds in Mississippi, USA. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 98, Pages 423-441. 2021
  • A New Species of Myxobolus (Cnidaria: Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) from the Blue Sucker, Cycleptus elongatus (Lesueur) (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae: Cycleptinae), from Arkansas. Journal of Parasitology. Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 582-592. 2021
  • Necroulcerative dermatitis associated with Myxobolus dermatoulcerans n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) in red-bellied piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri Kner (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae), from Peru. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 97, Issue 6, Pages 649-659. 2020
  • An orally delivered, live-attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine efficiently protects channel catfish fingerlings against multiple Edwardsiella ictaluri field isolates. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 51, Issue 6, Pages 1354-1372. 2020
  • Characterisation of Myxobolus stellatus n. sp.(Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) infecting the cranial nerves and ganglia of the spotfin hatchetfish Thoracocharax stellatus (Kner)(Characiformes: Gasteropelecidae) from Colombia. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 97, Pages 305--314. 2020
  • Description of Erysipelothrix piscisicarius sp. nov., an emergent fish pathogen, and assessment of virulence using a tiger barb (Puntigrus tetrazona) infection model. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. Volume 70, Issue 2, Pages 857--867. 2020
  • Edwardsiellosis.. Climate change and infectious fish diseases. Pages 235--264. 2020
  • Insights into myxozoan composition and physiology revealed by histochemical properties of myxospores. Journal of Fish Diseases. Volume 43, Issue 5, Pages 583--597. 2020
  • Monoculture of♀ channel (Ictalurus punctatus)$\times$♂ 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, Issue 3, Pages 729--739. 2020
  • Multilocus sequence analysis of diverse Streptococcus iniae isolates indicates an underlying genetic basis for phenotypic heterogeneity. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 141, Pages 53--69. 2020
  • Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) analysis of California Flavobacterium psychrophilum reveals novel genotypes and predominance of CC-ST10 in California salmonid hatcheries. Aquaculture Research. Volume 51, Issue 6, Pages 2349--2358. 2020
  • Necroulcerative dermatitis associated with Myxobolus dermatoulcerans n. sp.(Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) in red-bellied piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri Kner (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae), from Peru. Systematic Parasitology. Pages 1--11. 2020
  • Using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) and occupancy models to estimate atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) prevalence in catfish. Aquaculture. Volume 530, Page 735687. 2020
  • Cross‐protective potential of a live‐attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine against Edwardsiella piscicida in channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and channel × blue ( Ictalurus furcatus) hybrid catfishJournal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 51, Issue 3, Pages 740-749. 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
  • Validation of a quantitative PCR assay for the detection of 2 Flavobacterium columnare genomovars.. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. Volume 32, Issue 3, Pages 356-362. 2020
  • Insights into myxozoan composition and physiology revealed by histochemical properties of myxospores. Journal of Fish Diseases. Volume 43, Issue 5, Pages 583-597. 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
  • Effect of understocking density of channel catfish fingerlings in intensively aerated multiple-batch productionJournal of the World Aquaculture Society. 2020
  • A morphological, molecular, and histopathological redescription of Henneguya nyongensis Fomena & Bouix, 1996 (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) infecting the gills of Peter’s elephantnose fish, Gnathonemus petersii (Günther) (Osteoglossiformes: Mormyridae), imported from Nigeria. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 96, Pages 767-776. 2019
  • A morphological, molecular, and histopathological redescription of Henneguya nyongensis Fomena \& Bouix, 1996 (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) infecting the gills of Peter’s elephantnose fish, Gnathonemus petersii (G\"unther)(Osteoglossiformes: Mormyridae), imported from Nigeria. Systematic Parasitology. Volume 96, Issue 9, Pages 767--776. 2019
  • A spontaneous outbreak of systemic Edwardsiella piscicida infection in largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides (Lac\'ep\`ede, 1802) in California, USA. Journal of fish diseases. Volume 42, Issue 5, Pages 759--763. 2019
  • Application of multiplex quantitative polymerase chain reaction methods to detect common bacterial fish pathogens in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, hatcheries in Costa Rica. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 50, Issue 3, Pages 645--658. 2019
  • Arrested development of Henneguya ictaluri (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) in♀ channel catfish$\times$♂ blue catfish hybrids. Journal of aquatic animal health. Volume 31, Issue 2, Pages 201--213. 2019
  • Characterization of Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis isolated from Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus farmed in Lake Yojoa, Honduras. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 133, Issue 2, Pages 141--145. 2019
  • Complete genome sequence of an ictalurid herpesvirus 1 strain isolated from blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus). Microbiology resource announcements. Volume 8, Issue 15. 2019
  • Copper Sulfate Pretreatment for Snail Control Reduces Channel Catfish Fry Survival. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 81, Issue 2, Pages 160--168. 2019
  • First detection of Erysipelothrix sp. infection in western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis inhabiting catfish aquaculture ponds in Mississippi, USA. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 133, Issue 1, Pages 39--46. 2019
  • Identification of Chryseobacterium spp. isolated from clinically affected fish in California, USA. Diseases of aquatic organisms. Volume 136, Issue 3, Pages 227--234. 2019
  • Molecular confirmation of Henneguya adiposa (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) and associated histologic changes in adipose fins of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Teleost). Parasitology research. Volume 118, Issue 5, Pages 1639--1645. 2019
  • Pathologic changes associated with respiratory compromise and morbidity due to massive interlamellar Henneguya exilis infection in channel$\times$ blue hybrid catfish. Journal of Parasitology. Volume 105, Issue 5, Pages 686--692. 2019
  • Pathologic changes in cultured Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) associated with an outbreak of Edwardsiella anguillarum. Journal of fish diseases. Volume 42, Issue 10, Pages 1463--1469. 2019
  • Pathology associated with Odhneriotrema incommodum infection in wild-caught American alligators Alligator mississippiensis and assessment of potential first intermediate snail hosts. Acta Parasitologica. Pages 1--7. 2019
  • Recovery and confirmation of Edwardsiella piscicida from a black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Lesueur, 1829). Journal of fish diseases. Volume 42, Issue 10, Pages 1457--1461. 2019
  • Two Novel Myxozoans from Pirate Perch Aphredoderus sayanus (Gilliams, 1824) in the Upper Mississippi River, Including the First North American Species of Hennegoides Lom, Tonguthai, \& Dykov\'a, 1991. Journal of Parasitology. Volume 105, Issue 6, Pages 918--927. 2019
  • Emergence of Edwardsiella piscicida in farmed Channel ♀, Ictalurus punctatus × Blue ♂, Ictalurus furcatus, hybrid catfish cultured in MississippiJournal 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 pondsNorth American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 81, Issue 4, 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
  • Application of multiplex quantitative Polymerase chain reaction methods to detect common bacterial fish pathogens in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, hatcheries in Costa Rica. WILEY. 2018
  • Clinostomum poteae n. sp.(Digenea: Clinostomidae), in the trachea of a double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Lesson, 1831 and molecular data linking the life-cycle stages of Clinostomum album Rosser, Alberson, Woodyard, Cunningham, Pote \& Griffin, 2017 in Mississippi, USA. Systematic parasitology. Volume 95, Issue 6, Pages 543--566. 2018
  • Comparative susceptibility of channel catfish, ictalurus punctatus; blue catfish, ictalurus furcatus; and channel (♀)$\times$ blue (♂) hybrid catfish to Edwardsiella piscicida, Edwardsiella tarda, and Edwardsiella anguillarum. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Volume 49, Issue 1, Pages 197--204. 2018
  • Draft Genome Sequence of Fish Pathogen Aeromonas bestiarum GA97-22. Genome announcements. Volume 6, Issue 24. 2018
  • Experience with Mortalities of Cultured Catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818) and I. punctatus X I. furcatus (Valenciennes 1840) caused by Highly Virulent Strains of Aeromonas hydrophila. ASIAN FISHERIES SOCIETY. Volume 31, Pages 59--75. 2018
  • Francisella marina sp. nov., etiologic agent of systemic disease in cultured spotted rose snapper (Lutjanus guttatus) in Central America. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Volume 84, Issue 16. 2018
  • New Data on Myxobolus enoblei (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae): A Parasite of Smallmouth Buffalo Ictiobus bubalus (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae). Comparative Parasitology. Volume 85, Issue 2, Pages 113--119. 2018
  • Systemic Edwardsiella tarda infection in a Western African lungfish (Protopterus annectens) with cytologic observation of heterophil projections. Journal of fish diseases. Volume 41, Issue 9, Pages 1453--1458. 2018
  • Hypermucoviscous klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from stranded and wild-caught marine mammals of the us pacific coast: Prevalence, phenotype, and genotypeJournal of Wildlife Diseases. Volume 54, Issue 4, Pages 659-670. 2018
  • 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
  • Characterization of spaC-type Erysipelothrix sp. isolates causing systemic disease in ornamental fishJournal of Fish Diseases. Volume 41, Issue 1, Pages 49-60. 2018
  • Clinostomum album n. sp. and Clinostomum marginatum (Rudolphi, 1819), parasites of the great egret Ardea alba L. from Mississippi, USA. Systematic parasitology. Volume 94, Issue 1, Pages 35--49. 2017
  • Detection of Salmonella enterica Serovar Montevideo and Newport in Free-ranging Sea Turtles and Beach Sand in the Caribbean and Persistence in Sand and Seawater Microcosms. Zoonoses and public health. Volume 64, Issue 6, Pages 450--459. 2017
  • Draft genome sequences of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from catfish and tilapia. Genome announcements. Volume 5, Issue 3. 2017
  • Edwardsiella spp. Fish viruses and bacteria: Pathobiology and protection. Pages 190--210. 2017
  • Henneguya laseeae n. sp. from flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) in the upper Mississippi River. Parasitology research. Volume 116, Issue 1, Pages 81--89. 2017
  • Mortality associated with acute development of Bolbophorus damnificus (Digenea: Bolbophoridae) in juvenile channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus.. Journal of World Aquaculture Society. 2017
  • Myxobolus axelrodi n. sp.(Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) a parasite infecting the brain and retinas of the cardinal tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi (Teleostei: Characidae). Parasitology research. Volume 116, Issue 1, Pages 387--397. 2017
  • Myxobolus lepomis n. sp.(Cnidaria: Myxobolidae), a gill myxozoan infecting Lepomis marginatus Holbrook and Lepomis miniatus Jordan (Perciformes: Centrarchidae), in the Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas, USA. Systematic parasitology. Volume 94, Issue 4, Pages 535--545. 2017
  • New data on Neodiplostomum americanum Chandler and Rausch, 1947 (Digenea: Diplostomidae), in the great horned owl Bubo virginianus Gmelin, 1788 and the eastern screech owl Megascops asio Linnaeus, 1758 in Mississippi, USA. Parasitology Research. Volume 116, Issue 8, Pages 2075--2089. 2017
  • North and South American haplotypes of Drepanocephalus auritus (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) are released from Biomphalaria havanensis (Mollusca: Planorbidae) inhabiting catfish aquaculture ponds in Mississippi, USA. Comparative Parasitology. Volume 84, Issue 2, Pages 87--101. 2017
  • Postponed feeding does not substantially reduce production expense during pond rearing of hybrid catfish fry. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 79, Issue 2, Pages 135--139. 2017
  • Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwardsiella isolates from different hosts and geographic origins, with emphasis on isolates formerly classified as E. tarda, and evaluation of diagnostic methods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Volume 55, Issue 12, Pages 3466-3491. 2017
  • Outbreaks of edwardsiellosis caused by Edwardsiella piscicida and Edwardsiella tarda in farmed barramundi (Lates calcarifer)Aquaculture. Volume 481, Pages 202-210. 2017
  • New host record and molecular characterization of Dicauda atherinoidi Hoffman & Walker (Bivalvulida: Myxobolidae): a parasite of the emerald shiner Notropis atherinoides Rafinesque, 1818 and mimic shiner Notropis vollucellus Cope, 1865Journal of Fish Diseases. Volume 40, Issue 10, Pages 1405-1415. 2017
  • Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in Pangasius catfish imported from West Bengal into the Southern CaribbeanJournal of Fish Diseases. Volume 40, Issue 6, Pages 743-756. 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
  • Co-infection of Acipenserid herpesvirus 2 (AciHV-2) and Streptococcus iniae in cultured white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanusDiseases of Aquatic Organisms. Volume 124, Issue 1, Pages 11-20. 2017
  • Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella hoshinae ATCC 35051Genome Announcements. Volume 5, Issue 6. 2017
  • Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella ictaluri isolate RUSVM-1 recovered from Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in the Western HemisphereGenome Announcements. Volume 5, Issue 24. 2017
  • Diversity of Veronaea botryosa from different hosts and evaluation of laboratory challenge models for phaeohyphomycosis in Acipenser transmontanusDiseases of Aquatic Organisms. Volume 125, Issue 1, Pages 7-18. 2017
  • Austrodiplostomum sp., Bolbophorus sp.(Digenea: Diplostomidae), and Clinostomum marginatum (Digenea: Clinostomidae) metacercariae in inland silverside Menidia beryllina from catfish aquaculture ponds, with notes on the infectivity of Austrodiplostomum sp. cercariae in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Parasitology research. Volume 115, Issue 11, Pages 4365--4378. 2016
  • Biomphalaria havanensis is a natural first intermediate host for the trematode Bolbophorus damnificus in commercial catfish production in Mississippi. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 78, Issue 3, Pages 189--192. 2016
  • Characterization of the life cycle of a fish eye fluke, Austrodiplostomum ostrowskiae (Digenea: Diplostomidae), with notes on two other diplostomids infecting Biomphalaria havanensis (Mollusca: Planorbidae) from catfish aquaculture ponds in Mississippi, USA. Journal of Parasitology. Volume 102, Issue 2, Pages 260--274. 2016
  • Classification of a hypervirulent aeromonas hydrophila pathotype responsible for epidemic outbreaks in warm-water fishes. . 2016
  • Classification of a hypervirulent Aeromonas hydrophila pathotype responsible for epidemic outbreaks in warm-water fishes. Frontiers in microbiology. Volume 7, Page 1615. 2016
  • Draft genome sequence of Aeromonas hydrophila TN97-08. Genome announcements. Volume 4, Issue 3. 2016
  • Edwardsiella piscicida-associated septicaemia in a blotched fantail stingray Taeniura meyeni (M\"ueller \& Henle). Journal of Fish Diseases. Volume 39, Issue 9, Pages 1125--1131. 2016
  • 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
  • Verrucous dermal henneguyosis associated with Henneguya exilis (Kudo, 1929) (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae), a parasite of the channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818)Journal of fish diseases. Volume 39, Issue 10, Pages 1263-1267. 2016
  • Comparison of Edwardsiella ictaluri isolates from different hosts and geographic originsJournal of fish diseases. Volume 39, Issue 8, Pages 947-969. 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
  • Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella piscicida isolate S11-285 recovered from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mississippi, USAGenome Announcements. Volume 4, Issue 6. 2016
  • Histologic and molecular characterization of Edwardsiella piscicida infection in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. Volume 28, Issue 3, Pages 338-344. 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 1 H and 2-D 1 H 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
  • Motile aeromonas septicemia. AFS-FHS (American Fisheries Society--Fish Health Section), FHS blue book: Suggested procedures for the detection and identification of certain finfish and shellfish pathogens. Motile Aermonas Septicemia. Volume 1, Issue 9. 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$\times$ blue catfish hybrid fingerlings. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 72, Issue 3, Pages 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

NWAC article

Published Abstract

  • Haplotype shift and genomic variation in atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) isolates of channel catfish aquaculture in the southeastern US. . The Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. 2020
  • Protective effects of prospective vaccine and formalin-killed cultures against atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. The Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. 2020
  • Fish host susceptibility influences myxozoan community composition of proliferative gill disease in catfish aquaculture. Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. 2020
  • Fish host susceptibility influences myxozoan community composition of Proliferative Gill Disease in catfish aquaculture.. Steeve Giguere Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium . 2020
  • The elucidation of the life cycle of a Hysteromorpha sp. in ictalurid catfish production systems in Mississippi, USA. AFS-FHS Virtual Summer Seminar Series . 2020
  • Fish host susceptibility influences myxozoan community composition of proliferative gill disease in catfish aquaculture. American Fisheries Society: Fish Health Section Summer Seminar Series .
  • Fish host susceptibility influences myxozoan community composition and diversity in proliferative gill diseases of catfish aquaculture. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Pathologist . 2020
  • Comparative mortality and parasite induced anemia in channel Ictalurus punctatus and hybrid I. punctatus x I. furcatus catfish exposed to Bolbophorus damnificus cercariae. . AFS-FHS Virtual Summer Seminar Series . 2020
  • Intraspecific variability of Edwardsiella piscicida recovered from farm-raised catfish and cross-protective efficacy of a live-attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccine. . AFH-FHS Virtual Summer Serminar Series . 2020
  • Genomic analysis of atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) from catfish aquaculture in the southeastern United States with evidence of haplotype shifts from diagnostic case submissions. . AFS-FHS Virtual Summer Seminar Series. 2020

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

  • "Prototyping snail traps for monitoring parasite risk in catfish ponds." NWAC Fall Seminar, CFA, Columbus, MS. 2021
  • "Prototyping snail traps for monitoring parasite risk in catfish ponds." NWAC Fall Seminar, CFA, Stoneville, MS. 2021
  • "Haplotype and genomic variation in atypical Aeromonas hydrophila (aAh) of channel catfish aquaculture in the US ." 101st Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases Dec 5-8, 2020, CRWAD, CHICAGO. 2020
  • "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." Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Gulfport, MS. 2020
  • "Leaving Nothing on the Table: Using Structured Decision-Making to Evaluate Management Decisions in Catfish Aquaculture." Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, AR. 2020
  • "They are the same but different: Comparative genomics of two atypical Aeromonas hydrophila pathotypes found in catfish aquaculture of the southeast." Annual Meeting of the Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Little Rock, AR. 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
  • "Comparative genomics reveals the species-based diversity of Edwardsiella genus members." 8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 2018
  • "Edwardsiella piscicida, an emergent pathogen in farmed Channel ♀, Ictalurus punctatus x Blue ♂, Ictalurus furcatus Hybrid catfish cultured in Mississippi." 8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, American Fisheries Society Fish Health Section, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 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
  • "Emergence of Edwardsiella piscicida in farmed Channel ♀, Ictalurus punctatus x Blue ♂, Ictalurus furcatus Hybrid catfish cultured in Mississippi." 43rd Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Eastern Fish Health Workshop, Chattanooga, Tennessee . 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
  • "An emerging Erysipelothrix sp. within the ornamental fish industry." 2017 American Association of Fish Veterinarians Conference, American Association of Fish Veterinarians, Dallas, Texas. 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