The College of Life Sciences

Maughan, Jeff

Plant & Wildlife Sciences

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Website: http://orphanedcrops.byu.edu/

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Provo, UT 84602
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Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 Biography
Jeff received a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He was co-advised by Drs. G.R. Buss and M.A. Saghai Maroof in the Department of Crop and Soil Science. His dissertation was entitled “Microsatellite polymorphism, orthologous evolution and molecular marker analysis of seed quality traits in soybean (Glycine max L. Merr).

Jeff worked for five years at the Monsanto Company as a Project Lead for Technology Development and then as Director of their High Throughput Genotyping Laboratory in Ankeny, IA. While at Monsanto he was awarded an Over and Beyond Award - Outstanding Project Implementation (2001). He moved to BYU in 2002 as an Associate Professor and was promoted to full Professor of Molecular Genetics in 2011. He has been awarded with the College of Life Sciences, Outstanding Teaching Award (2011), and the John A. Widtsoe University Fellowship (2008) in recognition of research that enhances the quality of life and contributes to the solution of pressing world problem. He currently serves on the editorial board for the Botanical Society of America’s Applications in Plant Sciences. He has an established research program with funding from numerous sources including USDA, NSF, McKnight Foundation as well as several private corporations and independent donors. He has published > 50 refereed journal articles and book chapters and serves as an International Atomic energy Agency (IAEA) missions expert for food, agriculture and biotechnology.
 Teaching Interests
Genetics, Genomics, Plant Transformation and Molecular Breeding
 Research Interests
Dr. Maughan's research is primarily focused on development of genomic tools for accelerated breeding of orphaned crops. These crops (quinoa, amaranth, oca, etc.) were food staples among the ancient civilization of Central and South America (Tiwanaku, Inca, Maya and Aztec). Archeological remains have been identified that date to 4,000 BC (Valley of Tehuacan, Mexico). These grain species remain important as a food crops in several areas of modern Latin America and have recently received substantial attention as an alternative food crop, especially in light of their tolerance to abiotic stress (drought and salinity). Among the favorable characteristics of quinoa and amaranth are the quality and quantity of protein in the seed. The seed protein is exceptionally high in lysine (generally the first limiting amino acid in the cereal grains) with an amino acid composition that compares favorable with FAO/WHO standards. Lysine is the most limiting essential amino acid for billions of poor in the developing world where over dependence on cereals results in Kwashiorkor disease, a protein (l-lysine) deficiency, which is especially severe in poor children. Historically, a healthy plant based diet has been achieved through the consumption of diverse plant species.
 Education
  • PhD, Molecular Genetics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1994
  • MS, Agronomy, Brigham Young University, 1991
  • BS, Agronomy, Brigham Young University, 1990
 Experience

Professional
  • Professor, Brigham Young University, 2011-Present
  • Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, 2002-2011
  • Visiting Scientist, Arizona Genomics Institute, 2006-2006
  • Director, Genotyping Laboratory, Monsanto Company, 2001-2002
  • Project Lead, Technology Devl, Monsanto Company, 1998-2001

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois, 1996-1997
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1995-1996

 Honors and Awards
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) : Missions expert for food, agriculture and biotechnology
  • College of Life Sciences : Outstanding Teaching Award
  • Brigham Young University : John A. Widtsoe Fellowship
  • Monsanto : Over and Beyond Award
 Courses Taught

Winter 2014
  • PWS 340: Genetics Section 001, 003, 004
  • PWS 491R: Undergraduate Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 012
  • PWS 694R: Seminar Section 001
Fall 2013
  • PWS 340: Genetics Section 001, 003
  • PWS 491R: Undergraduate Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 559: Molecular Plant Breeding Section 001
  • PWS 694R: Seminar Section 001
Winter 2013
  • PWS 340: Genetics Section 001, 003, 004
  • PWS 491R: Undergraduate Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 013
  • PWS 694R: Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 008
Fall 2012
  • PWS 340: Genetics Section 001, 003, 005
  • PWS 491R: Undergraduate Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 694R: Seminar Section 001
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 009

Selected Publications
Journal Articles

Raney JA, Reynolds DJ, Elzinga DB, Page J, Udall JA, Jellen EN, Bonfacio A, Fairbanks D, Maughan PJ. Transcriptome Analysis of Drought Induced Stress in Chenopodium quinoa. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 2014 Feb;5(3):338-357. <website>

Kietlinski KD, Jimenez F, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Pratt DB. Relationships between the Weedy (Amaranthaceae) and the Grain Amaranths. Crop Science. 2014 Jan;54(1):220-228. <website>

Islamovic E, Obert DE, Budde AD, Schmitt M, Brunick R, Kilian A, Chao S, Lazo GR, Marshall JM, Jellen EN, et al. Quantitative trait loci of barley malting quality trait components in the Stellar/01Ab8219 mapping population. Molecular Breeding. 2014 Jan. <website>

Islamovic E, Obert DE, Oliver RE, Marshall JM, Miclaus KJ, Hang A, Chao S, Lazo G, Harrison SA, Ibrahim A, et al. A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle. Field Crops Research. 2013 Dec;154:91-99. <website>

Bonnave M, Bleeckx G, Rojas Beltrán J, Maughan PJ, Flamand M-C TF, Bertin P. Farmers’ unconscious incorporation of sexually-produced genotypes into the germplasm of a vegetatively-propagated crop (Oxalis tuberosa Mol.). Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. 2013 Dec:20. <website>

Dockter RB, Elzinga DB, Geary BD, Maughan PJ, Johnson LA, Tumbleson D, Franke J, Dockter K, Stevens MR. Developing molecular tools and insights into the Penstemon genome using genomic reduction and next-generation sequencing. BMC Genetics. 2013 Aug;14(66):1-33. <website>

Stevens MR, Dockter RB, Austin TL, Elzinga DB, Johnson LA, Maughan PJ, Geary BD, Tumbleson D, Franke J, Dockter K. Using SNP markers to understand phylogenetic relationships of 82 Penstemon taxa. Report of the Intermountain Native Plants Cooperative. 2013 May;4:37-44. <website>

Oliver RE, Tinker NE, Lazo GR, Chao S, Jellen EN, Carson ML, Rines HW, Obert DE, Lutz JD, Shackelford I, et al. SNP discovery and chromosome anchoring provide the first physically-anchored hexaploid oat map and reveal synteny with model species. PLoS One. 2013 Mar;8(3):1-12. <website>

Jimenez FR, Maughan PJ, Alvarez A, Kietlinski KD, Smith SM, Pratt DB, Elzinga DB, Jellen EN. Assessment of genetic diversity in Peruvian amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus L. and A. hybridus L.) germplasm using SNP markers. Crop Science. 2013 Feb;53:532-541. <website>

Houston DD, Elzinga DB, Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Kauwe JS, Evans RP, Stinger RB, Shiozawa DK. Single nucleotide polymorphism discovery in cutthroat trout subspecies using genome reduction, barcoding, and 454 pyro-sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2012 Dec;13(724):16. <website>

Fairbanks DJ, Fairbanks AD, Ogden HT, Parker GJ, Maughan PJ. NANOGP8: Evolution of a Human-Specific Retro-oncogene. G3: Genes, Genomes Genetics. 2012 Nov;2(11):1447-1457. <website>

Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Rojas-Beltrán JA, Elzinga D, Raney JA, Jellen EN, Bonifacio A, Udall JA, Fairbanks D. Single nucleotide polymorphisms identification, characterization and linkage mapping in Chenopodium quinoa. The Plant Genome. 2012 Sep;5(3):1-7. <website>

Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Raney JA. Utilization of Super BAC Pools and Fluidigm Access Array Platform for High-Throughput BAC Clone Identification: Proof of Concept. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2012 Jul;doi:10.1155/2012/405940:1-7. <website>

Parra-Gonzalez LB, Aravena-Abarzúa GA, Navarro-Navarro CS, Udall JA, Maughan PJ, Peterson LM, Salvo-Garrido HE, Maureira-Butler IJ. Yellow lupin (Lupinus luteus L.) transcriptome sequencing: molecular marker development and comparative studies. BMC Genomics. 2012 Jul;13:425-440. <website>

Cronn R, Knaus B, Liston A, Maughan PJ, Parks M, Syring J, Udall JA. Targeted enrichment strategies for Next-Generation plant biology. American Journal of Botany. 2012 Feb;99:1-22. <website>

Byers RL, Harker DB, Yourstone SM, Maughan PJ, Udall JA. Development and Mapping of SNP Assays in Allotetraploid Cotton. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2012 Feb;124:1201-1214. <website>

Morales AJ, Bajgain P, Garver Z, Maughan PJ, Udall JA. Physiological responses of Chenopodium quinoa to salt stress. International Journal of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 2011 Nov;3:219-232. <website>

Kolano B, Gardunia BW, Michalska M, Bonifacio A, Fairbanks D, Maughan PJ, Coleman CE, Stevens MR, Jellen EN, Maluszynska J. Chromosomal localization of two novel repetitive sequences isolated from the Chenopodium quinoa Willd. Genome. Genome. 2011 Jul;54:710-717. <website>

Vargas A, Elzinga DB, Rojas-Beltran JA, Bonifacio A, Geary BD, Stevens MR, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ. Development and use of microsatellite markers for genetic diversity analysis of cañahua (Chenopodium pallidicaule Aellen). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 2011 Jan;58:727-739. <website>

Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Jellen EN, Fairbanks D. Development, characterization and linkage mapping of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the grain amaranths (Amaranthus sp.). Plant Genome. 2011 Jan;4:1-10.

Oliver RE, Lazo GR, Lutz JD, Rubenfield MJ, Tinker NA, Wisniewski Morehead NH, Adhikary D, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Anderson JM, et al. Model SNP Development for Complex Genomes Based on Hexaploid Oat Using High-Throughput 454 Sequencing Technology. BMC Genomics. 2011 Jan;12(77):1-15. <website>

Oliver RE, Jellen EN, Ladizinsky G, Korol AB, Kilian A, Beard JL, Dumlupinar Z, Wisniewski Morehead NH, Svedin E, Coon M, et al. New DArT markers for tetraploid oat (Avena magna Murphy et Terrell) provide the first complete linkage map and markers linked to domestication genes from hexaploid A. sativa L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2011 Jan;123(7):1159-1171.

Maughan PJ, Yourstone SM, Byers RL, Smith SM, Udall JA. SNP genotyping in mapping populations via genomic reduction and next-generation sequencing: Proof-of-concept. Plant Genome. 2010 Dec;3(3):168-188.

Maughan PJ, Yourstone S, Jellen EN, Udall JA. SNP Discovery via Genomic Reduction, Barcoding, and 454-Pyrosequencing in Amaranth. The Plant Genome. 2009 Nov;2:260-270. <website>

Maughan PJ, Turner TB, Coleman CE, Elzinga DB, Jellen EN, Morales JA, Udall JA, Fairbanks D, Bonifacio A. Characterization of salt overly sensitive (SOS1) gene homoeologs in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd). Genome. 2009 Jul;52:647-657. <website>

Fuentes FF, Martinez EA, Hinrichsen PV, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ. Assessment of Genetic Diversity Patterns in Chilean Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) Using Multiplex Fluorescent Microsatellite Markers. Conservation Genetics. 2009 Apr;10:369-377.

Mallory MA, Pratt DB, Vivas R, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for the grain amaranths (Amaranthus spp. L.). Crop Sci. 2008 Oct;48:1098-1106.

Jarvis DE, Kopp OR, Jellen EN, Mallory MA, Pattee J, Bonifacio A, Coleman CE, Stevens MR, Fairbanks DJ, Maughan PJ. Simple sequence repeat marker development and genetic mapping in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.). Journal of Genetics. 2008 Apr;87:39-51. <website>

Maughan PJ, Sisneros N, Luo M, Kudrna D, Ammiraju JS, Wing RA. Construction of an amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) bacterial artificial chromosome library and genomic sequencing of herbicide target genes. The Plant Genome. 2008 Mar;48:S-85-94:85-94.

Balzotti MR, Thornton JN, Maughan PJ, McClellan DA, Stevens MR, Jellen EN, Fairbanks DJ, Coleman CE. Expression and evolutionary relationships of the Chenopodium quinoa 11S seed storage protein gene. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 2008 Feb;169:281-291. <website>

Christensen SA, Pratt DB, Pratt C, Nelson PT, Stevens MR, Jellen EN, Coleman CE, Fairbanks DJ, Bonifacio A, Maughan PJ. Assessment of genetic diversity in the USDA and CIP-FAO international nursery collections of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) using microsatellite markers. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 2007 Jun;5:82-95. <website>

Maughan PJ, Kolano BA, Maluszynska J, Coles ND, Bonifacio A, Rojas J, Coleman CE, Stevens MR, Fairbanks DJ, Parkinson SE, et al. Molecular and cytological characterization of ribosomal DNAs in Chenopodium quinoa and Chenopodium berlandieri. Genome. 2006 Aug;49:825-839. <website>

Stevens MR, Coleman CE, Parkinson SE, Maughan PJ, Zhang HB, Balzotti MR, Kooyman D, Arumuganathan K, Bonifacio A, Fairbanks DJ, et al. Construction of a quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) BAC library and its use in identifying genes encoding seed storage proteins. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2006 May;112:1593-1600. <website>

Fairbanks DJ, Maughan PJ. Evolution of the NANOG pseudogene family in the human and chimpanzee genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2006 Jan;6:1-9.

Mason SL, Stevens MR, Jellen EN, Bonifacio A, Fairbanks DJ, Coleman CE, Rasmussen AG, McCarty RR, Maughan PJ. Development and use of microsatellite markers for germplasm characterization in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.). Crop Science. 2005 Aug;45:1618-1630. <website>

Maughan PJ, Bonifacio A, Jellen EN, Stevens MR, Coleman CE, Ricks M, Mason SL, Jarvis DE, Gardunia BW, Fairbanks DJ. A genetic linkage map of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) based on AFLP, RAPD, and SSR markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2004;109:1188-1195.

Coles ND, Coleman CE, Christensen SA, Jellen EN, Stevens MR, Bonifacio A, Rojas-Beltran JA, Fairbanks DJ, Maughan PJ. Development and use of an expressed sequenced tag library in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) for the discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Plant Science. 2004;168:439-447.

Jeong SC, Kristipati S, Hayes AJ, Maughan PJ, Noffsinger SL, Grunduz I, Buss GR, Saghai-Maroof MA. Genetic and sequence analysis of markers tightly linked to the soybean mosaic virus resistance gene, Rsv3. Crop Science. 2002 May;42:265-270.

Coello P, Maughan PJ, Mendoza A, Philip R, Bollinger D, Veum TL, Vodkin L, Polacco JC. Generation of low phytic acid Arabidopsis seeds expressing an E. coli phytase during embryo development. Seed Sci. Res. 2001 Mar;11:285-291.

Philip R, Darnowski D, Maughan PJ, Vodkin LO. Processing and localization of bovine B-casein expressed in transgenic soybean seeds under control of a soybean lectin expression cassette. Plant Science. 2001 Mar;161:323-335.

Maughan PJ, Saghai Maroof MA, Buss GR. Identification of quantitative trait loci (QTL) affecting seed sucrose content in Soybean (Glycine max). Molecular Breeding. 2000 Jan;6:105-111.

Maughan PJ, Philip R, Cho MJ, Wildholm JM, Vodkin LO. Biolistic Transformation, Expression and inheritance of bovine beta-casein in soybean (Glycine max). Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 1999 Jan;35:344-349.

Wang S, Zhang Q, Maughan PJ, Saghai-Maroof MA. Copia-like retrotransposons in rice: sequence heterogeneity, species distribution and chromosomal locations. Plant Mol. Biol. 1997 Jan;33:1051-1058.

Biyashev RM, Ragab RA, Maughan PJ, Saghai-Maroof M. Molecular mapping, chromosomal assignment, and genetic diversity analysis of phytochrome loci in barley (Hordeum vulgare). J. Hered. 1997 Jan;88:21-26.

Maughan PJ, Saghai-Maroof MA, Buss GR, Huestis G. Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) in soybean: species diversity, inheritance, and near-isogenic line analysis. Theor. Appl. Genet. 1996 Jan;93:392-401.

Saghai-Maroof MA, Yang GP, Biyashev RM, Maughan PJ, Zhang Q. Analysis of the barley and rice genomes by comparative RFLP linkage mapping. Theor. Appl. Genet. 1996 Jan;92:541-551.

Maughan PJ, Saghai-Maroof MA, Buss GR. Molecular-marker analysis of seed-weight: genomic locations, gene action and evidence for orthologous evolution among three legume species. Theor. Appl. Genet. 1996 Jan;93:574-579.

Maughan PJ, Saghai-Maroof MA, Buss GR. Microsatellite and amplified sequence length polymorphism in cultivated and wild soybean. Genome. 1995 Jan;38:715-723.

Yu YG, Saghai-Maroof MA, Buss GR, Maughan PJ, Tolin SA. RFLP and microsatellite mapping of a gene for virus resistance in soybean. Phytopathology. 1994 Jan;84:60-64.

Fairbanks D, Waldrigues A, Ruas CF, Maughan PJ, Robison LR, Andersen WR, Riede CR, Pauley CS, Caetano LG, Arantes OM, et al. Efficient characterization of biological diversity using field DNA extraction and random amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Rev. Brazil. Genet. 1993 Jan;16:11-22.

Book Chapters

Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Bertero D, Munir H. Prospects for Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) Improvement Through Biotechnology. In: SM Jain and SD Gupta, editors. Biotechnology of neglected and underutilized crops VIII. 2013. p. 173-201 <website>

Jellen EN, Sederberg MC, Kolano BA, Bonifacio A, Maughan PJ. Chenopodium. In: C. Kole, editor. Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag; 2011. p. pp. 35-61

Fuentes FF, Maughan PJ, Jellen EN. Diversidad genetica y recursos geneticos para el mejoramiento de la quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd). In: D. Bazile and J. Negrete, editors. Revista Geografica de Valparaiso. Valparaiso, Chile: Instituto de Geografia, Facultad de Recursos naturales/PUCV; 2009. vol. 42 p. 20-33

Hittalmani S, Girish TN, Biradar H, Maughan PJ. Development of mapping populations: Descriptions and implications. In: C Kole, editor. Principles and Practices of Plant Molecular Mapping and Breeding. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Verlag,; 2008. vol. 169 p. 22

Maughan PJ, Bonifacio A, Coleman CE, Jellen EN, Stevens MR, Fairbanks DJ. Quinoa genomics. In: C Kole, editor. Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 2007. vol. 3 p. 147-157

Presentations

Maughan PJ. Understanding the amaranth and quinoa genomes. I Congreso Cientifico Internacional de la Quinua y Granos Andinos. La Molina, Lima, Peru. 2013 Nov.

Maughan PJ. Genetic resources for the study of Orphaned Andean Crops – Amaranth and Quinoa. Department of Plant, Soils & Climate, Utah State University. Seminar Series. Logan, Utah. 2013 Sep.

Maughan PJ. Leveraging Genomics for Plant Improvement. IV Congreso Internacional de manejo de pastizales y simposio en innovación technológica en the la producción pecuaria. Montecillo, Mexico. 2013 Sep.

Maughan PJ. Can Quinoa Farming Go Global Without Leaving Andeans Behind?. All things considered - National Public Radio (NPR). 2013 Aug.

Maughan PJ. Genomic Resources for Chenopodium quinoa. International Quinoa Research Symposium. Pullman, Washington. 2013 Aug.

Fairbanks AD, Ogden HT, Parker GJ, Maughan PJ, Fairbanks D. NANOGP8: The evolution of a Human-Specific Retro-oncogene. Evolution 2013. Snowbird, Utah. 2013 Jun.

Houston DD, Davis N, Page J, Ridge P, Evans RP, Maughan PJ, Udall JA, Shiozawa DK. Whole transcriptome sequencing facilitates nuclear marker development in salmonid fishes. Evolution 2013. Snowbird, Utah. 2013 Jun.

Maughan PJ. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) - benefits and risks associated with genetically modified seeds and foods. The Morning Show with Marcus Smith - BYU Radio (Sirius XM, Channel 143). Provo, Utah. 2013 Jun.

Maughan PJ. Genética de la resistencia a estreses abióticos. Avances en el mejoramiento genético de plantas frente al cambio climático. Lima, Peru. 2013 Apr.

Maughan PJ. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) - “Fact vs. Fiction”. Utah Food & Candy Expo. Sandy, Utah. 2013 Apr.

Mhada M, Benlhabib O, Jimenez FR, Arano I, Andres ED, Maughan PJ, Jellen EN. SNP markers as a tool to assess quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) genetic diversity. SWUP-MED, Sustainable water use for securing food production in the Mediterranean region under changing climate. Agadir, Morocco. 2013 Mar.

Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Coleman CE, Stevens MR, Fairbanks DJ, Udall JA. The Quinoa genetics program at Brigham Young University. SWUP-MED, Sustainable water use for securing food production in the Mediterranean region under changing climate. Agadir, Morocco. 2013 Mar.

Dunken S, Maughan PJ, Baxter R, McMillan B, Larsen RT. Genetic consequences of translocation of greater sage-grouse in Strawberry Valley, Utah. The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting. Bryce Canyon City, Utah. 2013 Mar.

Maughan PJ. Tecnicas Modernas de Caracterizacion Molecular. Curso Internacional de Caracterizacion de Germoplasma native Y Elaboracion de Descriptores. Texcoco, Mexico. 2013 Feb.

Reid RS, Gharaibeh R, Brouwer C, Schlueter J, Schlueter S, Islamovic E, Hu G, Campbell R, Shackelford I, Ladizinsky G, et al. "Talking Genomes” - Transcriptome comparison of diploid, tetraploid and newly synthesized hexaploid oat. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013 Jan.

Jellen EN, Arano I, Maughan PJ, Munir H, Pew ST, Brown DC, Brase JC. Identifying DNA Sequence Variation in Key N-Metabolism Genes in Different Species of Chenopodium. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013 Jan.

Islamovic E, Obert DE, Oliver RE, Miclaus KJ, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Hang A, Chao S, Lazo GR, Harrison SA, et al. QTLs affecting barley height, spike length and spike angle. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013 Jan.

Islamovic E, Reid R, Gharaibeh R, Brouwer C, Schlueter JA, Schlueter SD, Hu G, Campbell R, Shackelford LG, Jellen EN, et al. Strimagdo: Diploid and Tetraploid Oat Transcriptome Interactions In a Synthetic Hexaploid Oat. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2013 Jan.

Maughan PJ. Symposium - Harvesting Domesticated and Wild Genomes for Genes for Crop Improvement. ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings. Cincinnati, Ohio. 2012 Oct.

Fairbanks AD, Ogden TH, Parker GJ, Maughan PJ, Fairbanks D. NANOGP8: Evolution of a Human-Specific Retro-oncogene. National Council on Undergraduate Research, NCUR. Weber State University, Utah. 2012 Apr.

Shiozawa DK, Houston DD, Evans RP, Kauwe JS, Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Elzinga DB, Stinger RB. Discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in cutthroat trout subspecies using next- generation sequencing technology. 2012 Annuual Meeting Western Division of the American Fishery Society. Jackson, Wyoming. 2012 Mar.

Maughan PJ. Aplicación de Herramientas de Marcadores Moleculares en la Detección de Variabilidad. Curso Internacional de actualizacion fitomejoramiento por mutagenesis asistida por marcadores moelculares. Texcoco, Mexico. 2012 Feb.

Smith S, Jellen EN, Udall JA, Munir H, Maughan PJ. Discovery, Characterization, and Linkage Mapping of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Chenopodium quinoa Willd. Utah Plant Genetics Conference. Aspen Grove, Utah. 2012 Feb.

Raney J, Udall JA, Raney JC, Maughan PJ. Drought Tolerance in Chenopodium quinoa. Utah Plant Genetics Conference. Aspen Grove, Utah. 2012 Feb.

Maughan PJ. High-Throughput SNP Identification and Genotyping in Species with Limited Economic Resources. Utah Plant Genetics Conference. Aspen Grove, Utah. 2012 Feb.

Jimenez F, Maughan PJ, Alvarez A, Pratt DB, Kietlinski K, Smith S, Udall JA, Patton K, Jellen EN. Application of Markers Developed from Genome Reduction-454 Sequencing in Orphaned Andean Crops. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Chao S, Oliver R, Lazo G, Tinker N, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Jackson E. Development of a High-Density SNP Genotyping Panel as A Community Resource for Genetic Analysis in Oat. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Smith S, Jellen EN, Udall JA, Munir H, Maughan PJ. Discovery, Characterization, and Linkage Mapping of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Chenopodium quinoa Willd. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Raney J, Udall JA, Raney JC, Maughan PJ. Drought Tolerance in Chenopodium quinoa. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Jackson E, Coon M, Oliver R, Lazo GR, Tinker N, Chao S, Lutz J, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ. Markers to Maps to Molecules: Moving forward on Genetic Dissection of Oat Beta Glucan. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Maughan PJ. Utilization of the Fluidigm Integrated Fluidic Chip (IFC) for SNPs Genotyping and BAC Clone Identification in Amaranthus. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2012 Jan.

Udall JA, Aravena G, Parra LB, Aravena JP, Ribera DB, Espinosa MH, Amiard V, Maughan PJ, Raney J, Maureira IJ. Associative mapping of phytic acid and alpha-galactoside content, two key plant anti-nutritionals, in yellow lupin (L. luteus). 13th International Lupin Conference. Warsaw, Poland. 2011 Jul.

Cronn R, Knaus B, Liston A, Maughan PJ, Parks M, Syring J, Udall JA. Advances in Plant Systematics and Population Genomics: Applications of Next Generation Techniques. Botany 2011. St. Louis, MO. 2011 Jul.

Maughan PJ. The Genetic Basis for Salt Tolerance in Plants. Invited Speaker - Curso Teoríco – Practico: Evaluatición de la Toleranceia a Factores Aboticos. La Molina, Lima, Peru. 2011 Apr.

Coon M, Jackson EW, Lutz J, Hu G, Islamovic E, Oliver R, Maughan PJ, Jellen EN. Allelic Variation For The (1,3:1,4)-ß-D-Glucan Cslf6 Gene In The Oat Genus (Avena). Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Redman R, Maughan PJ, Oliver R, Jackson EW, Lazo GR, Jellen EN. Analysis of Oat SNP Markers Based on 454 Genomic Sequences from Tetrapolid Avena magna. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Smith SM, Nielsen KE, Danielson ZS, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ. Development, Characterization And Linkage Mapping Of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms In The Grain Amaranths (Amaranthus spp.). Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Byers RL, Harker DB, Maughan PJ, Udall JA. Genetic Mapping of SNPS in Allotetraploid Cotton. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Maughan PJ. High Throughput SNP Identification and Genotyping in Species with Limited Economic Resources. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Jimenez FR, Maughan PJ, Meza G, Probst OS, Ames NC, Patton KC, Udall JA, Jellen EN. SNP Discovery And Validation Using Genome Reduction And Next-Generation Sequencing In The Orphaned Andean Tuber Crop Papalisa, Ullucus tuberosus Caldas (2n=2x=24). Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Maughan PJ, Yourstone SM, Byers RL, Smith S, Udall JA. SNP genotyping in mapping populations via genomic reduction and next-generation sequencing: Proof-of-concept. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. 2011 Jan.

Maughan PJ. Genomic tools for Andean crop species. Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Instituto de Recursos Biologicos. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2010 Dec.

Jellen EN, Redman R, Maughan PJ, Oliver R, Korol A, Jackson EW. Genomic SNP markers from reduced-complexity sequencing of 4x Avena magna. European Oat Conference. Ystad, Sweden. 2010 Sep.

Lazo GR, Tinker NA, Oliver RE, Chao S, Anderson JM, Rubenfield MJ, Lutz JD, Brown-Guedira G, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, et al. SNPs in a snap: in silico SNP discovery in a complex genome. European Oat Conference. Ystad, Sweden. 2010 Sep.

Dockter RB, Broderick SR, Dockter KG, Tumbleson DM, Maughan PJ, Geary BD, Stevens MR. Molecular marker development using 454-pyrosequencing in four species of Penstemon. Am Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference. Palm Desert, CAlifornia. 2010 Aug.

Redman RR, Maughan PJ, Jackson EW, Oliver RE, Jellen EN. Development of oat SNP markers based on 454 genomic sequences from tetraploid Avena magna sequencing data. American Oat Workers Conference. Baton Rouge, La. 2010 Apr.

Lazo GR, Tinker NA, Oliver RE, Jellen EN, Luz JD, Revenfield MJ, Chao C, Brown-Guedira G, Anderson JM, Maughan PJ, et al. SNPs in a SNAP using next generation sequencing data for oat. American Oat Workers Conference. Baton Rouge, La. 2010 Apr.

Maughan PJ. Genomic reduction, barcoding and 454-pyrosequencing. INIA Carillanca, Temuco, Chile. 2010 Mar.

Maughan PJ. Development of molecular markers in Oca (Oxalis tuberosa) using 454-pyroseqeuncing. First International Oca (Oxalis tuberosa) Conference. Cochabamba, Bolivia. 2010 Feb.

Byers R, Yourstone S, Maughan PJ, Udall JA. Identification of molecular markers in allotetraploid cotton. Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference. San Diego, CA. 2010 Jan.

Maughan PJ, Yourstone S, Lade E, Jellen EN, Udall JA. SNP Discovery Via Genomic Reduction, Barcoding and 454-Pyrosequencing in Amaranth. Plant and Animal Genome XVII Conference. San Diego, California. 2010 Jan.