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Core Faculty

Jared Decker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: S132B Animal Science Research Center

Phone: (573) 882-2504


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Home Department: Animal Sciences

Concentration: Bioinformatics

Education: PhD, University of Missouri

Genomics provides us with an opportunity to tackle questions that previously we did not have adequate tools to address. I use genomic data in multiple ways, from improving genome assemblies, to identifying causal variants, to investigating the genetic history of species.

Selected Publications


Eenennaam, Van A; Neibergs, H; Seabury, C; Taylor, J; Wang, Z; Scraggs, E; Schnabel, R D; Decker, J; Wojtowicz, A; Aly, S; Davis, J; Blanchard, P; Crossley, B; Rossitto, P; Lehenbauer, T; Hagevoort, R; Chavez, E; Neibergs, J S; Womack, J E

Results of the BRD CAP project: progress toward identifying genetic markers associated with BRD susceptibility (Journal Article)

Anim Health Res Rev, 15 (2), pp. 157-60, 2014, ISSN: 1475-2654 (Electronic) 1466-2523 (Linking).

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