Mark Lawrence

 Mark Lawrence

Title:

  • Associate Dean and Professor

Contacts:

mll47@msstate.edu

Overview

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Louisiana State University and A&M College, 1997
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 1990
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Texas A&M University, 1988

Publications

Book, Chapter

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
  • Effects of florfenicol feeding on diversity and composition of the intestinal microbiota of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)Aquaculture Research. Volume 50, Issue 12, Pages 3663-3672. 2019
  • Comparative genomics of Aeromonas veronii: Identification of a pathotype impacting aquaculture globally.. PloS one. Volume 14, Issue 8, Page e0221018. 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • Complete Genome Sequence of a Channel Catfish Epidemic Isolate, Aeromonas hydrophila Strain ML09-119.. Genome announcements. Volume 1, Issue 5. 2013
  • PCR amplification of a species-specific putative transcriptional regulator gene reveals the identity of Enterococcus faecalis. Research in microbiology. Volume 156, Issue 9, Pages 944--948. 2005

Presentations

Abstract

  • "Expanding our knowledge of the Edwardsiella. ." 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
  • "Recent advancements in our knowledge of Edwardsiella piscicida and E. tarda." 40th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2015
  • "Recent advancements in our knowledge of the Edwardsiella." Food Security for the Future: The Role of Aquatic Animal Health, , Starkville, MS. 2015

Oral Presentation

  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Advancing our knowledge of the bacteria formerly known as Edwardsiella tarda.." 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
  • "Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Edwarsdiella isolates from different hosts and geographic regions. ." 41 st Eastern Fish Health Workshop, , Atlantic Beach, NC. 2016

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
  • "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
  • "Comparative Genomic Analysis of Virulence Factors in the Aeromonas genus." MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Shackouls Honors College, Mississippi State University. 2018