Mary E. Delany

Current Graduate Students


Marla McPherson

Marla McPherson, Ph.D. Program

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Email: mcmcpherson@ucdavis.edu

Education

B.S., 2010. Major: Biological Sciences; Minor: Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs.
Ph.D.., University of California, Davis (In Progress)

Project

Host–herpesvirus genome interactions in Marek’s disease pathology and oncogenesis.


Ingrid Youngwort

Ingrid Youngworth, Ph.D. Program

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Email: iyoungworth@ucdavis.edu

Education

B.S., Microbiology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. 2012
M.S., Genetics, University of California, Davis (In Progress)

Project

Genetic analyses of chicken developmental mutations

Former Staff


Laura Daniels

Laura Daniels, Staff Research Associate II

terry Gessaro

Terri Gessaro, Lab Assistant II. .

Lisa Goldberg

Lisa Goldberg, Junior Specialist II

Andrew Jiang

Andrew Jiang, Junior Specialist

Charmaine Robinson

Charmaine Robinson, Staff Research Associate II

Susan Swanberg

Susan Swanberg, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar

Former Graduate Students


Charmaine Robinson

Charmaine Robinson, PhD Genetics 2013. Dissertation: Investigation of the Interactions between Marek’s Disease Virus and the Chicken Host Genome throughout Pathogenesis.

Beth Robb

Beth Robb, PhD Genetics 2012. Dissertation: Developmental Syndromes in the Chicken: Mapping and Candidate Gene Studies.

Tom O'Hare

Tom O'Hare, Ph.D., Genetics, 2011. Dissertation: Analysis of telomere length regulation in the chicken.

Andrew Webb

Andrew Webb, M.S., Genetics, 2010. Thesis: Causative Region Identification by 3K SNP Array and Candidate Gene Analysis of the Wingless-2 Mutation in Chickens

Hong Chang

Hong Chang, Ph.D. Genetics, 2007. Dissertation: Alternative Splicing Variation of Chicken Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase.

Cyndie Gitte

Cyndie Gitter, M.S. Avian Sciences, 2006. Thesis: Genetic Mapping of Seven Developmental Mutations Found in the Domestic Chicken (Gallus gallus) by Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms.

Tom O'Hare

Tom O'Hare, M.S., Animal Science, 2005. Thesis: Analysis of telomerase gene expression during normal growth and development of the chicken using quantitative real-time PCR.

Susan Swanberg

Susan Swanberg,   Ph.D., Genetics, 2005. Dissertation: Telomere length regulation in an avian model.

Kandi Rodrigue

Kandi Rodrigue, M.S., Animal Biology, 2004. Thesis: Inheritance of ultra-long chicken telomere arrays in a highly inbred chicken line and mapping of an array to the W-chrmosome

Manolis Spanakos

Manolis Spanakos, M.S., Animal Science, 2003. Thesis: Expression of MHC genes during chicken embryo development.

Robin Keister,

Robin Keister, M.S., Avian Sciences, 2002. Research topic: Early embryonic MHC expression in the chicken..

Laura Daniels

Laura Daniels, M.S., Genetics, 2001. Thesis: Molecular Analysis of the 5s rDNA Array in Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)

Heather Taylo

Heather Taylor, M.S., Animal Science, 2000.  Thesis: Ontology of telomerase in chicken: Impact of down-regulation on pre-and postnatal telomere length in vivo.

Volkan Gurel

Volkan Gurel, M.S., Avian Sciences, 1998. Research topic: Nucleogenesis in primary and metastatic tumors induced by v-src.

Min Su

Min Su, M.S., Genetics, 1997. Thesis: Ribosomal gene copy numbers in directionally-selected grandparent lines of commercial chickens.