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Dr. Eric Peatman

Associate Professor
School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences

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ResearchProfessional AffiliationsPublications

  • Application of genetic and genomic techniques to the study of aquatic organisms important for aquaculture, recreation, and conservation
  • Population genomics
  • Mucosal health in aquaculture organisms
  • Performance selection in intensive rearing systems

  • Member of International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology
  • Member of American Society for Investigative Pathology
  • Member of Alabama Fisheries Association
  • Member of Catfish Farmers of America
  • Member of International Society for Animal Genetics

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2012
Alternative complement pathway of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): Molecular characterization, mapping and expression analysis of factors Bf/C2 and Df

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2012
Molecular characterization of three L-type lectin genes from channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus and their responses to Edwardsiella ictaluri challenge

RESEARCH IN VETERINARY SCIENCE — 2012
Characterization of a mannose-binding lectin from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY— 2012
Pathogen recognition receptors in channel catfish: I. Identification, phylogeny and expression of NOD-like receptors

FRESHWATER SCIENCE — 2012
Rapid development of molecular resources for a freshwater mussel, Villosa lienosa (Bivalvia:Unionidae), using an RNA-seq-based approach

DISEASES OF AQUATIC ORGANISMS — 2012
Catfish hybrid Ictalurus punctatus × I. furcatus exhibits higher resistance to columnaris disease than the parental species

AQUACULTURE — 2011
Susceptibility of channel catfish, blue catfish and channel×blue catfish hybrid to Ichthyophthirius multifiliis

 FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2011
Microarray analysis of gene expression in eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reveals a novel combination of antimicrobial and oxidative stress host responses after dermo (Perkinsus marinus) challenge

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2011
Molecular responses of ceruloplasmin to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection and iron overload in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2011
Molecular characterization and expression analysis of the channel catfish cathepsin D genes

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2011
Microfibrillar-associated protein 4 (MFAP4) genes in catfish play a novel role in innate immune responses

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY — 2011
Proliferating cells in suborbital tissue drive eye migration in flatfish

COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY, PART D — 2011
Gene expression profiling of a fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: Insights into development and senescence-associated avirulence

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2011
Molecular responses of calreticulin genes to iron overload and bacterial challenge in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2010
Structure and expression of transferrin gene of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2010
Identification and characterization of matrix metalloproteinase-13 sequence structure and expression during embryogenesis and infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2009
NOD-like subfamily of the nucleotide-binding domain and leucine-rich repeat containing family receptors and their expression in channel catfish

MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY — 2008
Microarray analysis of gene expression in the blue catfish liver reveals early activation of the MHC class I pathway after infection with Edwardsiella ictaluri

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2008
The two channel catfish intelectin genes exhibit highly differential patterns of tissue expression and regulation after infection with Edwardsiella ictaluri

BMC GENOMICS — 2007
Generation and analysis of ESTs from the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica Gmelin and identification of microsatellite and SNP markers

GENETICA — 2007
Repeat structure of the catfish genome: a genomic and transcriptomic assessment of Tc1-like transposon elements in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

FISH AND SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2007
Structural characterisation and expression analysis of Toll-like receptor 2 gene from catfish

IMMUNOGENETICS — 2007
Evolution of CC chemokines in teleost fish: a case study in gene duplication and implications for immune diversity

FISH AND SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY — 2007
Divergent Toll-like receptors in catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): TLR5S, TLR20, TLR21

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2007
Expression analysis of the acute phase response in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) after infection with a Gram-negative bacterium

BMC GENOMICS — 2007
Towards the ictalurid catfish transcriptome: generation and analysis of 31,215 catfish ESTs

AQUACULTURE— 2007
Analysis of the composition of the bacterial community in puffer fish Takifugu obscurus

FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY— 2006
Characterization of a NK-lysin antimicrobial

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2006
Characterization of 23 CC chemokine genes and analysis of their expression in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY— 2006
The catfish liver-expressed antimicrobial peptide 2 (LEAP-2) gene is expressed in a wide range of tissues and developmentally regulated

MOLECULAR GENETIC GENOMICS — 2006
Catfish CC chemokines: genomic clustering, duplications, and expression after bacterial infection with Edwardsiella ictaluri

IMMUNOGENETICS — 2006
Toll-like receptor 3 and TICAM genes in catfish: species-specific expression profiles following infection with Edwardsiella ictaluri

MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY — 2006
Genomic organization, gene duplication, and expression analysis of interleukin-1B in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)

ANIMAL GENETICS — 2006
Channel catfish BAC-end sequences for marker development and assessment of syntenic conservation with other fish species

GENOMICS — 2006
CC chemokines in zebrafish: Evidence for extensive intrachromosomal gene duplications

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2005
Catfish hepcidin gene is expressed in a wide range of tissues

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2005
Characterization and expression analysis of bactericidal

MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY — 2005
Constitutive expression of three novel catfish CXC chemokines:

FOCUS ON IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH — 2005
Chemokines in Fish: A Rapidly Expanding Repertoire

IMMUNOGENETICS — 2005
In silico identification and expression analysis of 12 novel CC chemokines in catfish

DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY — 2004
Sequence analysis and expression of a CXC chemokine in resistant

IMMUNOGENETICS — 2004
Multiple CC chemokines in channel catfish and blue catfish as revealed by analysis of expressed sequence tags
 

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