Womack, James individual record
Distinguished Professor

Comparative mammalian genomics with emphasis on bovids and laboratory animals. Study of evolution of gene families and genomic variation underlying disease resistance. Investigation of genetic mechanisms in innate immunity with focus on livestock, select agents, and agricultural biosecurity.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles417
  • Womack, J. E. (2012). Bovine Genomics. Wiley-blackwell.
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Conference Papers11
  • Van Eenennaam, A., Neibergs, H., Seabury, C., Taylor, J., Wang, Z., Scraggs, E., ... Womack, J. E. (2014). Results of the BRD CAP project: progress toward identifying genetic markers associated with BRD susceptibility. Animal Health Research Reviews. 15(2), 157-160.
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  • Womack, J. E., Jang, H., & Lee, M. O. (2012). Genomics of complex traits. TRENDS AND DIRECTIONS IN CLIMATE RESEARCH. 1271(1), 33-36.
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  • Filho, E., Stafuzza, N. B., Caetano, A. R., Gill, C. A., Riggs, P. K., Womack, J. E., & Amaral, M. (2008). Mapping MHC Genes in River Buffalo. ANIMAL GENOMICS FOR ANIMAL HEALTH. 132, 343-346.
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  • Stafuzza, N. B., Kata, S., Womack, J. E., & Amaral, M. (2008). Mapping the BDA20 Gene to BTAX. ANIMAL GENOMICS FOR ANIMAL HEALTH. 132, 359-361.
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  • Schwerin, M., Czernek-Schäfer, D., Goldammer, T., Kata, S. R., Womack, J. E., Pareek, R., ... Brunner, R. M. (2003). Application of disease-associated differentially expressed genes – Mining for functional candidate genes for mastitis resistance in cattle. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 35(Suppl 1), s19-S34.
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Texas A&M University; Vet Med Pathobiology; 4467 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4467