W S Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Chromosomal differences between European and North American Atlantic salmon discovered by linkage mapping and supported by fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis
    Silje Brenna-Hansen
    Centre of Integrative Genetics and Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P, O, Box 5003, 1430, As, Norway
    BMC Genomics 13:432. 2012
  2. pmc Smelt was the likely beneficiary of an antifreeze gene laterally transferred between fishes
    Laurie A Graham
    Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 12:190. 2012
  3. pmc Comparative genomics identifies candidate genes for infectious salmon anemia (ISA) resistance in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    Jieying Li
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 13:232-41. 2011
  4. pmc Genomic organization and evolution of the Atlantic salmon hemoglobin repertoire
    Nicole L Quinn
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:539. 2010
  5. pmc Regulation and expression of sexual differentiation factors in embryonic and extragonadal tissues of Atlantic salmon
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Department of Biology, Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:31. 2011
  6. pmc Isolation, characterization and comparison of Atlantic and Chinook salmon growth hormone 1 and 2
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:522. 2008
  7. pmc A salmonid EST genomic study: genes, duplications, phylogeny and microarrays
    Ben F Koop
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia V8W3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:545. 2008
  8. pmc A linkage map of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) based on EST-derived SNP markers
    Thomas Moen
    CIGENE Centre of Integrative Genetics, As, Norway
    BMC Genomics 9:223. 2008
  9. pmc Fish and chips: various methodologies demonstrate utility of a 16,006-gene salmonid microarray
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 6:126. 2005
  10. pmc Evolution of duplicated IgH loci in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar
    Motoshige Yasuike
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:486. 2010

Collaborators

  • Sigbjorn Lien
  • Inge Jonassen
  • Ben F Koop
  • Nicole L Quinn
  • R H Devlin
  • Ruth Phillips
  • Roy G Danzmann
  • J Li
  • Kristian R von Schalburg
  • Krzysztof P Lubieniecki
  • K A Johnstone
  • Glenn A Cooper
  • K P Lubieniecki
  • Motoshige Yasuike
  • Ryosuke Yazawa
  • Johan G de Boer
  • Laurie A Graham
  • Silje Brenna-Hansen
  • Stacy So
  • Corey T Watson
  • Jong S Leong
  • Anders E Ostergaard
  • Adrienne Robb
  • Linda Reid
  • Johan de Boer
  • Thomas Moen
  • J J Wright
  • S H S Ng
  • Morten F Lukacs
  • C G Artieri
  • Jim Thorsen
  • Peter L Davies
  • Elizabeth G Boulding
  • Matthew P Kent
  • Sonja Dominik
  • Eric B Rondeau
  • Steven J M Jones
  • Ellis Loew
  • Robert A Holt
  • Felix Breden
  • Stacy L Jones
  • Amber Messmer
  • Richard Moore
  • Nancy Y Liao
  • Linda McKinnel
  • Christopher J Secombes
  • Jay Park
  • Amber M Messmer
  • Stuart G Jantzen
  • Seumas Walker
  • Sarah Munro
  • Samuel A M Martin
  • Rene J M Stet
  • Evelyn A Davidson
  • J W Park
  • J Leong
  • Christopher A Straub
  • Benjamin Goh
  • Sissel Kjøglum
  • Paul R Berg
  • Ben Hayes
  • Marianne R Beetz-Sargent
  • Stig W Omholt
  • Matthew Baranski
  • Hege G Bakke
  • Kristina M Miller
  • Unni Grimholt
  • Marianne Beetz-Sargent
  • Håvard Harstad
  • B Hoyheim
  • M Morasch
  • S E Parisotto
  • L A Mitchell
  • A Ross Gibbs
  • Kazutoyo Osoegawa
  • Pieter J de Jong
  • Bjørn Høyheim
  • Gordon D Brown
  • Colleen C Nelson
  • Matthew L Rise
  • Eirik Frengen
  • Baoli Zhu

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Chromosomal differences between European and North American Atlantic salmon discovered by linkage mapping and supported by fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis
    Silje Brenna-Hansen
    Centre of Integrative Genetics and Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P, O, Box 5003, 1430, As, Norway
    BMC Genomics 13:432. 2012
    ..In order to predict the major chromosomal rearrangements causing these differences, we constructed a dense linkage map for Atlantic salmon of North American origin and compared it with the well-developed map for European Atlantic salmon...
  2. pmc Smelt was the likely beneficiary of an antifreeze gene laterally transferred between fishes
    Laurie A Graham
    Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 12:190. 2012
    ..The alternative hypothesis, that the AFP evolved from a lectin present in a shared ancestor and that this gene was lost in most species, is not favored because both the exon and intron sequences are highly conserved...
  3. pmc Comparative genomics identifies candidate genes for infectious salmon anemia (ISA) resistance in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    Jieying Li
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 13:232-41. 2011
    ..Therefore, we suggest that HIV-EP2/MBP-2 is a very strong candidate for the gene associated with the ISAV resistance QTL in Atlantic salmon and is worthy of further study...
  4. pmc Genomic organization and evolution of the Atlantic salmon hemoglobin repertoire
    Nicole L Quinn
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:539. 2010
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  5. pmc Regulation and expression of sexual differentiation factors in embryonic and extragonadal tissues of Atlantic salmon
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Department of Biology, Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:31. 2011
    ..Although the function of these factors in sexual differentiation have been defined, their roles in early development before sexual fate decisions and in tissues beyond the brain or gonad are essentially unknown...
  6. pmc Isolation, characterization and comparison of Atlantic and Chinook salmon growth hormone 1 and 2
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:522. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc A salmonid EST genomic study: genes, duplications, phylogeny and microarrays
    Ben F Koop
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia V8W3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:545. 2008
    ..A comprehensive gene list and a comparison of genes in some of the different species provide valuable genomic information for one of the most widely studied groups of fish...
  8. pmc A linkage map of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) based on EST-derived SNP markers
    Thomas Moen
    CIGENE Centre of Integrative Genetics, As, Norway
    BMC Genomics 9:223. 2008
    ..We also investigated further the distribution of male and female recombination events across the genome, and estimated levels of LD between pairs of markers...
  9. pmc Fish and chips: various methodologies demonstrate utility of a 16,006-gene salmonid microarray
    Kristian R von Schalburg
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 6:126. 2005
    ..In order to evaluate the utility of the microarray, a number of hybridization techniques and screening methods have been developed and tested...
  10. pmc Evolution of duplicated IgH loci in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar
    Motoshige Yasuike
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:486. 2010
    ..1 Mb) and IGH-B (0.9 Mb) loci. In addition, over 7,000 cDNA clones from the IgH variable (VH) region have been sequenced and analyzed...
  11. pmc A highly redundant BAC library of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): an important tool for salmon projects
    Jim Thorsen
    Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Section of Genetics, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Genomics 6:50. 2005
    ..Furthermore, large-scale mapping can utilize highly redundant libraries in genome projects, and hence provide valuable data on the genome structure...
  12. pmc Assessing the feasibility of GS FLX Pyrosequencing for sequencing the Atlantic salmon genome
    Nicole L Quinn
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:404. 2008
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  13. pmc Bursts and horizontal evolution of DNA transposons in the speciation of pseudotetraploid salmonids
    Johan G de Boer
    Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
    BMC Genomics 8:422. 2007
    ..We analyzed the DNA sequence of several large loci in Salmo salar and other species for the presence of DNA transposon families...
  14. pmc Genomic organization of duplicated major histocompatibility complex class I regions in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    Morten F Lukacs
    Department of Basic Science and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Genomics 8:251. 2007
    ..To evaluate if only MHC or also closely linked genes contributed to the observed resistance we ventured into sequencing of the duplicated MHC class I regions of Atlantic salmon...
  15. pmc Distribution of ancestral proto-Actinopterygian chromosome arms within the genomes of 4R-derivative salmonid fishes (Rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon)
    Roy G Danzmann
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:557. 2008
    ..We describe the organization of the 4R chromosomal segments of the proto-ray-finned fish karyotype in Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout based upon their comparative syntenies with two model species of 3R ray-finned fishes...
  16. pmc Salmo salar and Esox lucius full-length cDNA sequences reveal changes in evolutionary pressures on a post-tetraploidization genome
    Jong S Leong
    Biology, Centre for Biomedical Research, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5 Canada
    BMC Genomics 11:279. 2010
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  17. pmc Genomic organisation analysis of novel immunoglobulin-like transcripts in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) reveals a tightly clustered and multigene family
    Anders E Ostergaard
    Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:697. 2010
    ..Here we report for the first time the genomic organisation and structure of the multigene family of NILTs in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) using a BAC sequencing approach...
  18. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, from Europe and North America
    Krzysztof P Lubieniecki
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6 Canada
    BMC Genet 11:105. 2010
    ..We set out to construct a linkage map for a North American Atlantic salmon family and to compare this map with the well developed map for European Atlantic salmon...
  19. pmc Assignment of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) linkage groups to specific chromosomes: conservation of large syntenic blocks corresponding to whole chromosome arms in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    Ruth B Phillips
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    BMC Genet 10:46. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to integrate the Atlantic salmon's linkage map and karyotype and to compare the chromosome map with that of rainbow trout...
  20. pmc Genomic organization of duplicated short wave-sensitive and long wave-sensitive opsin genes in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri
    Corey T Watson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 10:87. 2010
    ..To date the genomic organization of these genes has not been described in the family Poeciliidae, and little is known about the mechanisms regulating the expression of LWS opsins in any teleost...
  21. pmc Sequencing the genome of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    William S Davidson
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Genome Biol 11:403. 2010
    ..The International Collaboration to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG) will produce a genome sequence that identifies and physically maps all genes in the Atlantic salmon genome and acts as a reference sequence for other salmonids...
  22. doi request reprint The sex determining loci and sex chromosomes in the family salmonidae
    W S Davidson
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B C, Canada
    Sex Dev 3:78-87. 2009
    ..The availability of a reference salmonid genome sequence would provide an important resource for research in this area...
  23. doi request reprint Identification of olfactory receptor genes in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
    K A Johnstone
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Fish Biol 81:559-75. 2012
    ..salar olfactory receptor genes with those of zebrafish Danio rerio, two pufferfish species Takifugu rubripes and Tetraodon nigroviridis, medaka Oryzias latipes and three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus...
  24. doi request reprint Identification of the sex chromosomes of brown trout (Salmo trutta) and their comparison with the corresponding chromosomes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    J Li
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B C, Canada
    Cytogenet Genome Res 133:25-33. 2011
    ..Thus, the sex-determining genes may differ in Atlantic salmon and brown trout...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sixteen type 1 polymorphic microsatellite markers from Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) expressed sequence tags
    J J Wright
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Anim Genet 39:84-5. 2008
  26. doi request reprint Expression of olfactory receptors in different life stages and life histories of wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    K A Johnstone
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Mol Ecol 20:4059-69. 2011
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  27. ncbi request reprint Identification of the sex-determining locus of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) on chromosome 2
    C G Artieri
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Cytogenet Genome Res 112:152-9. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Adaptation genomics: next generation sequencing reveals a shared haplotype for rapid early development in geographically and genetically distant populations of rainbow trout
    W S Davidson
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Mol Ecol 21:219-22. 2012
    ..Identifying the genetic basis for local adaptation has major implications for the management, conservation and potential restoration of salmonid populations...