Aaron Thomas

Research Assistant Professor


Aaron Thomas

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 250
Phone: (435) 797-0968
Email: aaron.thomas@usu.edu

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

Publications | Abstracts

  • 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

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | 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

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

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

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

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 *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ADVS, BIOL 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2020
ADVS, BIOL 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2020
BIOL, ADVS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2020
BIOL, PSC, ADVS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2019
ADVS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2018
ADVS 5260 - Methods in Biotechnology: Molecular Cloning, Fall 2017
ADVS, BIOL 5160 - Methods in Biotechnology: Cell Culture, Spring 2017
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