Research Interests: Selection for growth, body composition and reproduction traits; incorporation of the growth hormone transgene into livestock selection programs; finding quantitative trait loci that control growth, body composition and reproduction; the mouse as a model for research in animal breeding and quantitative genetics
Teaching Interests: ANS 713 Quantitative Genetics and Breeding
Commodity Interests: Swine, Mouse Model for Livestock Genetics and Human Obesity
Rocha, J. L., E. J. Eisen, L. D. Van Vleck and D. Pomp. 2004. A large-sample QTL study in mice: I. Growth. Mammalian Genome 15:83-89.
House, R. L., J. P. Cassady, E. J. Eisen, T. E. Eling, J. B. Collins, S. F. Grissom and J. Odle. 2005. Functional genomic characterization of de-lipidation elicited by trans 10, cis 12-conjugated linoleic acid (t10c12-CLA) in a polygenic obese line of mice. Physiological Genomics 21:351-361.
Jerez-Timaure, N. C., E. J. Eisen and D. Pomp. 2005. Fine-mapping of a QTL region with large effects on growth and fatness on mouse chromosome 2. Physiological Genomics 21:411-422.
Allan, M. F., E. J. Eisen and D. Pomp. 2005. Genomic mapping of direct and correlated responses to long-term selection for rapid growth rate in mice. Genetics 170:1863-1877.
Eisen, E. J. 2005. The Mouse in Animal Genetics and Breeding Research. Imperial College Press, London.
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