Betsy Ferguson

Associate Professor

  • 4823 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
1978 …2020

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Research Output

2019

Analysis of 100 high-coverage genomes from a pedigreed captive baboon colony

Robinson, J. A., Belsare, S., Birnbaum, S., Newman, D. E., Chan, J., Glenn, J. P., Ferguson, B., Cox, L. A. & Wall, J. D., May 2019, In : Genome Research. 29, 5, p. 848-856 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Bardet-Biedl Syndrome in rhesus macaques: A nonhuman primate model of retinitis pigmentosa

Peterson, S. M., McGill, T. J., Puthussery, T., Stoddard, J., Renner, L., Lewis, A. D., Colgin, L. M. A., Gayet, J., Wang, X., Prongay, K., Cullin, C., Dozier, B. L., Ferguson, B. & Neuringer, M., Dec 2019, In : Experimental Eye Research. 189, 107825.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MGAP: The macaque genotype and phenotype resource, a framework for accessing and interpreting macaque variant data, and identifying new models of human disease

Bimber, B. N., Yan, M. Y., Peterson, S. M. & Ferguson, B., Mar 6 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2018

Discovery of a CLN7 model of Batten disease in non-human primates

McBride, J., Neuringer, M., Ferguson, B., Kohama, S., Tagge, I. J., Zweig, R. C., Renner, L. M., McGill, T., Stoddard, J., Peterson, S., Su, W., Sherman, L. L., Domire, J. S., Ducore, R., Colgin, L. & Lewis, A., Nov 1 2018, In : Neurobiology of Disease. 119, p. 65-78 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2017

Alcohol-dose-dependent DNA methylation and expression in the nucleus accumbens identifies coordinated regulation of synaptic genes

Cervera-Juanes, R., Wilhelm, L. J., Park, B., Grant, K. K. & Ferguson, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Translational Psychiatry. 7, 1, 2016266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in fully MHC-matched Mauritian cynomolgus macaques recapitulates diverse human clinical outcomes

Burwitz, B., Wu, H. L., Abdulhaqq, S., Shriver-Munsch, C., Swanson, T., Legasse, A. W., Hammond, K. B., Junell, S. L., Reed, J. S., Bimber, B. N., Greene, J. M., Webb, G. M., Northrup, M., Laub, W., Kievit, P., MacAllister, R., Axthelm, M., Ducore, R., Lewis, A., Colgin, L. & 9 others, Hobbs, T., Martin, L. D., Ferguson, B., Thomas, C., Panoskaltsis-Mortari, A., Meyers, G., Stanton, J., Maziarz, R. & Sacha, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 1418.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Vitamin C prevents offspring DNA methylation changes associated with maternal smoking in pregnancy

Shorey-Kendrick, L. E., McEvoy, C. C., Ferguson, B., Burchard, J., Park, B., Gao, L., Vuylsteke, B. H., Milner, K. F., Morris, C. & Spindel, E., Sep 15 2017, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 196, 6, p. 745-755 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2016
12 Scopus citations

Genome-wide analysis of the nucleus accumbens identifies DNA methylation signals differentiating low/binge from heavy alcohol drinking

Cervera-Juanes, R., Wilhelm, L. J., Park, B., Grant, K. K. & Ferguson, B., Sep 19 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Alcohol.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Immunopathology of Japanese macaque encephalomyelitis is similar to multiple sclerosis

Blair, T. C., Manoharan, M., Rawlings-Rhea, S. D., Tagge, I., Kohama, S., Hollister-Smith, J., Ferguson, B., Woltjer, R. R., Frederick, M. C., Pollaro, J., Rooney, W., Sherman, L. L., Bourdette, D. & Wong, S., Feb 15 2016, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 291, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

MAOA expression predicts vulnerability for alcohol use

Cervera-Juanes, R., Wilhem, L. J., Park, B., Lee, R., Locke, J., Helms, C., Gonzales, S., Wand, G., Jones, S. R., Grant, K. A. & Ferguson, B., Apr 1 2016, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 21, 4, p. 472-479 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The population genomics of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) based on whole-genome sequences

Xue, C., Raveendran, M., Alan Harris, R., Fawcett, G. L., Liu, X., White, S., Dahdouli, M., Deiros, D. R., Below, J. E., Salerno, W., Cox, L., Fan, G., Ferguson, B., Horvath, J., Johnson, Z., Kanthaswamy, S., Michael Kubisch, H., Liu, D., Platt, M., Smith, D. G. & 9 others, Sun, B., Vallender, E. J., Wang, F., Wiseman, R. W., Chen, R., Muzny, D. M., Gibbs, R. A., Yu, F. & Rogers, J., Dec 2016, In : Genome Research. 26, 12, p. 1651-1662 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Whole-genome characterization in pedigreed non-human primates using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) and imputation

Bimber, B. N., Raboin, M. J., Letaw, J., Nevonen, K. A., Spindel, J. E., McCouch, S. R., Cervera-Juanes, R., Spindel, E., Carbone, L., Ferguson, B. & Vinson, A., 2016, In : BMC Genomics. 17, 1, 676.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Whole genome sequencing predicts novel human disease models in rhesus macaques

Bimber, B. N., Ramakrishnan, R., Cervera-Juanes, R., Madhira, R., Peterson, S. M., Norgren, R. B. & Ferguson, B., Nov 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Genomics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2015

Evolutionary History and Genetic Variation of Macaca mulatta and Macaca fascicularis

Ferguson, B. & Smith, D. G., Mar 12 2015, The Nonhuman Primate in Nonclinical Drug Development and Safety Assessment. Elsevier Inc., p. 17-35 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
2014

An empirical comparison of short tandem repeats (STRs) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for relatedness estimation in Chinese rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Ross, C. T., Weise, J. A., Bonnar, S., Nolin, D., Satkoski Trask, J., Smith, D. G., Ferguson, B., Ha, J., Kubisch, H. M., Vinson, A. & Kanthaswamy, S., Apr 2014, In : American Journal of Primatology. 76, 4, p. 313-324 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

A new rhesus macaque assembly and annotation for next-generation sequencing analyses

Zimin, A. V., Cornish, A. S., Maudhoo, M. D., Gibbs, R. M., Zhang, X., Pandey, S., Meehan, D. T., Wipfler, K., Bosinger, S. E., Johnson, Z. P., Tharp, G. K., Marçais, G., Roberts, M., Ferguson, B., Fox, H. S., Treangen, T., Salzberg, S. L., Yorke, J. A. & Norgren, R. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Biology direct. 9, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Development and validation of a SNP-based assay for inferring the genetic ancestry of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Kanthaswamy, S., Johnson, Z., Trask, J. S., Smith, D. G., Ramakrishnan, R., Bahk, J., Ng, J., Wiseman, R., Kubisch, H. M., Vallender, E. J., Rogers, J. & Ferguson, B., Nov 1 2014, In : American Journal of Primatology. 76, 11, p. 1105-1113 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Drinking to Dependence Risk Factors in Nonhuman Primates

Grant, K. A., Ferguson, B., Helms, C. & McClintick, M., Feb 2014, Neurobiology of Alcohol Dependence. Elsevier Inc., p. 411-428 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Genome typing of nonhuman primate models: Implications for biomedical research

Haus, T., Ferguson, B., Rogers, J., Doxiadis, G., Certa, U., Rose, N. J., Teepe, R., Weinbauer, G. F. & Roos, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Trends in Genetics. 30, 11, p. 482-487 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations
2013
8 Scopus citations
2012

An effort to use human-based exome capture methods to analyze chimpanzee and macaque exomes

Jin, X., He, M., Ferguson, B., Meng, Y., Ouyang, L., Ren, J., Mailund, T., Sun, F., Sun, L., Shen, J., Zhuo, M., Song, L., Wang, J., Ling, F., Zhu, Y., Hvilsom, C., Siegismund, H., Liu, X., Gong, Z., Ji, F. & 15 others, Wang, X., Liu, B., Zhang, Y., Hou, J., Wang, J., Zhao, H., Wang, Y., Fang, X., Zhang, G., Wang, J., Zhang, X., Schierup, M. H., Du, H., Wang, J. & Wang, X., Jul 27 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 7, e40637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the EAP1 gene is associated with amenorrhea/oligomenorrhea in nonhuman primates

Lomniczi, A., Garcia-Rudaz, C., Ramakrishnan, R., Wilmot, B., Khouangsathiene, S., Ferguson, B., Dissen, G. A. & Ojeda, S. R., Jan 1 2012, In : Endocrinology. 153, 1, p. 339-349 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Genetic load is associated with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysregulation in macaques

Ferguson, B., Hunter, J. E., Luty, J., Street, S. L., Woodall, A. & Grant, K. A., 2012, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 11, 8, p. 949-957 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Mitochondrial DNA deletions and differential mitochondrial DNA content in Rhesus monkeys: Implications for aging

Mao, P., Gallagher, P., Nedungadi, S., Manczak, M., shirendeb, U. P., Kohama, S. G., Ferguson, B., Park, B. S. & Reddy, P. H., Feb 1 2012, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Basis of Disease. 1822, 2, p. 111-119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The rhesus macaque is three times as diverse but more closely equivalent in damaging coding variation as compared to the human

Yuan, Q., Zhou, Z., Lindell, S. G., Higley, J. D., Ferguson, B., Thompson, R. C., Lopez, J. F., Suomi, S. J., Baghal, B., Baker, M., Mash, D. C., Barr, C. S. & Goldman, D., Jun 29 2012, In : BMC Genetics. 13, 52.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2011

Variable prevalence and functional diversity of the antiretroviral restriction factor TRIMCyp in Macaca fascicularis

Dietrich, E. A., Brennan, G., Ferguson, B., Wiseman, R. W., O'Connor, D. & Hu, S. L., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of virology. 85, 19, p. 9956-9963 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2009

Editorial

Ferguson, B. & Miller, G. M., Sep 2009, In : Methods. 49, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Resource brief: The National Non-Human Primate DNA Bank

Ferguson, B., Capitanio, J., Folks, T., Hotchkiss, C., Johnson, Z., Kean, L., Kubisch, H. M., Lank, S., Lyons, L., Miller, G. M., Nylander, J., O'Connor, D., Vallender, E. J. & Wiseman, R., Sep 1 2009, In : Methods. 49, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Resources for genetic management and genomics research on non-human primates at the National Primate Research Centers (NPRCs)

Kanthaswamy, S., Capitanio, J. P., Dubay, C. J., Ferguson, B., Folks, T., Ha, J. C., Hotchkiss, C. E., Johnson, Z. P., Katze, M. G., Kean, L. S., Michael Kubisch, H., Lank, S., Lyons, L. A., Miller, G. M., Nylander, J., O'Connor, D. H., Palermo, R. E., Smith, D. G., Vallender, E. J., Wiseman, R. W. & 1 others, Rogers, J., Oct 1 2009, In : Journal of medical primatology. 38, SUPPL. 1, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Who is at risk?

Grant, K. A., Stafford, J., Thiede, A., Kiley, C., Odagiri, M. & Ferguson, B., May 20 2009, In : Alcohol Research and Health. 31, 4, p. 289-297 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2008

Heterozygous embryonic stem cell lines derived from nonhuman primate parthenotes

Dighe, V., Clepper, L., Pedersen, D., Byrne, J., Ferguson, B., Gokhale, S., Penedo, M. C. T., Wolf, D. & Mitalipov, S., Mar 1 2008, In : Stem Cells. 26, 3, p. 756-766 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Identification of MHC class I sequences in Chinese-origin rhesus macaques

Karl, J. A., Wiseman, R. W., Campbell, K. J., Blasky, A. J., Hughes, A. L., Ferguson, B., Read, D. S. & O'Connor, D. H., Jan 1 2008, In : Immunogenetics. 60, 1, p. 37-46 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

MonkeySNP: A web portal for non-human primate single nucleotide polymorphisms

Khouangsathiene, S., Pearson, C., Street, S., Ferguson, B. & Dubay, C., Nov 1 2008, In : Bioinformatics. 24, 22, p. 2645-2646 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Rhesus monkeys and humans share common susceptibility genes for age-related macular disease

Francis, P. J., Appukuttan, B., Simmons, E., Landauer, N., Stoddard, J., Hamon, S., Ott, J., Ferguson, B., Klein, M., Stout, J. T. & Neuringer, M., Aug 22 2008, In : Human molecular genetics. 17, 17, p. 2673-2680 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations
2007

Demographic histories and patterns of linkage disequilibrium in Chinese and Indian rhesus macaques

Hernandez, R. D., Hubisz, M. J., Wheeler, D. A., Smith, D. G., Ferguson, B., Rogers, J., Nazareth, L., Indap, A., Bourquin, T., McPherson, J., Muzny, D., Gibbs, R., Nielsen, R. & Bustamante, C. D., Apr 13 2007, In : Science. 316, 5822, p. 240-243 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations

Evolutionary and biomedical insights from the rhesus macaque genome

Gibbs, R. A., Rogers, J., Katze, M. G., Bumgarner, R., Weinstock, G. M., Mardis, E. R., Remington, K. A., Strausberg, R. L., Venter, J. C., Wilson, R. K., Batzer, M. A., Bustamante, C. D., Eichler, E. E., Hahn, M. W., Hardison, R. C., Makova, K. D., Miller, W., Milosavljevic, A., Palermo, R. E., Siepel, A. & 156 others, Sikela, J. M., Attaway, T., Bell, S., Bernard, K. E., Buhay, C. J., Chandrabose, M. N., Dao, M., Davis, C., Delehaunty, K. D., Ding, Y., Dinh, H. H., Dugan-Rocha, S., Fulton, L. A., Gabisi, R. A., Garner, T. T., Godfrey, J., Hawes, A. C., Hernandez, J., Hines, S., Holder, M., Hume, J., Jhangiani, S. N., Joshi, V., Khan, Z. M., Kirkness, E. F., Cree, A., Fowler, R. G., Lee, S., Lewis, L. R., Li, Z., Liu, Y. S., Moore, S. M., Muzny, D., Nazareth, L. V., Dinh, N. N., Okwuonu, G. O., Pai, G., Parker, D., Paul, H. A., Pfannkoch, C., Pohl, C. S., Rogers, Y. H., Ruiz, S. J., Sabo, A., Santibanez, J., Schneider, B. W., Smith, S. M., Sodergren, E., Svatek, A. F., Utterback, T. R., Vattathil, S., Warren, W., White, C. S., Chinwalla, A. T., Feng, Y., Halpern, A. L., Hillier, L. D. W., Huang, X., Minx, P., Nelson, J. O., Pepin, K. H., Qin, X., Sutton, G. G., Venter, E., Walenz, B. P., Wallis, J. W., Worley, K. C., Yang, S. P., Jones, S. M., Marra, M. A., Rocchi, M., Schein, J. E., Baertsch, R., Clarke, L., Csürös, M., Glasscock, J., Harris, R. A., Havlak, P., Jackson, A. R., Jiang, H., Liu, Y., Messina, D. N., Shen, Y., Song, H. X. Z., Wylie, T., Zhang, L., Birney, E., Han, K., Konkel, M. K., Lee, J., Smit, A. F. A., Ullmer, B., Wang, H., Xing, J., Burhans, R., Cheng, Z., Karro, J. E., Ma, J., Raney, B., She, X., Cox, M. J., Demuth, J. P., Dumas, L. J., Han, S. G., Hopkins, J., Karimpour-Fard, A., Kim, Y. H., Pollack, J. R., Vinar, T., Addo-Quaye, C., Degenhardt, J., Denby, A., Hubisz, M. J., Indap, A., Kosiol, C., Lahn, B. T., Lawson, H. A., Marklein, A., Nielsen, R., Vallender, E. J., Clark, A. G., Ferguson, B., Hernandez, R. D., Hirani, K., Kehrer-Sawatzki, H., Kolb, J., Patil, S., Pu, L. L., Ren, Y., Smith, D. G., Wheeler, D. A., Schenck, I., Ball, E. V., Chen, R., Cooper, D. N., Giardine, B., Hsu, F., Kent, W. J., Lesk, A., Nelson, D. L., O'Brien, W. E., Prüfer, K., Stenson, P. D., Wallace, J. C., Ke, H., Liu, X. M., Wang, P., Xiang, A. P., Yang, F., Barber, G. P., Haussler, D., Karolchik, D., Kern, A. D., Kuhn, R. M., Smith, K. E. & Zwieg, A. S., Apr 13 2007, In : Science. 316, 5822, p. 222-234 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

860 Scopus citations

Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are highly conserved in rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and cynomolgus (Macaca fascicularis) macaques

Street, S. L., Kyes, R. C., Grant, R. & Ferguson, B., Dec 31 2007, In : BMC Genomics. 8, 480.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) distinguish Indian-origin and Chinese-origin rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Ferguson, B., Street, S. L., Wright, H., Pearson, C., Jia, Y., Thompson, S. L., Allibone, P., Dubay, C. J., Spindel, E. & Norgren, R. B., Mar 9 2007, In : BMC Genomics. 8, 43.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations
2006

Erratum: Microsatellite markers for standardized genetic management of captive colonies of rhesus macaques (Macaca, mulatta) (American Journal Primatology (2006) 68 (73-95))

Kanthaswamy, S., Von Dollen, A., Kurushima, J. D., Alminas, O., Rogers, J., Ferguson, B., Lerche, N. W., Allen, P. C. & Smith, D. G., May 1 2006, In : American Journal of Primatology. 68, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Genetic characterization of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Nepal

Kyes, R. C., Jones-Engel, L., Chalise, M. K., Engel, G., Heidrich, J., Grant, R., Bajimaya, S. S., Mcdonough, J., Smith, D. G. & Ferguson, B., May 1 2006, In : American Journal of Primatology. 68, 5, p. 445-455 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Microsatellite markers for standardized genetic management of captive colonies of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Kanthaswamy, S., Von Dollen, A., Kurushima, J. D., Alminas, O., Rogers, J., Ferguson, B., Lerche, N. W., Allen, P. C. & Smith, D. G., Jan 1 2006, In : American Journal of Primatology. 68, 1, p. 73-95 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2002

Deficient natural killer cell cytotoxicity in patients with IKK-γ/NEMO mutations

Orange, J. S., Brodeur, S. R., Jain, A., Bonilla, F. A., Schneider, L. C., Kretschmer, R., Nurko, S., Rasmussen, W. L., Köhler, J. R., Gellis, S. E., Ferguson, B. M., Strominger, J. L., Zonana, J., Ramesh, N., Ballas, Z. K. & Geha, R. S., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 109, 11, p. 1501-1509 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
167 Scopus citations
2001

Gene defect in ectodermal dysplasia implicates a death domain adapter in development

Headon, D. J., Emmal, S. A., Ferguson, B. M., Tucker, A. S., Justice, M. J., Sharpe, P. T., Zonana, J. & Overbeek, P. A., Dec 20 2001, In : Nature. 414, 6866, p. 913-916 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

260 Scopus citations

Mutations Leading to X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia Affect Three Major Functional Domains in the Tumor Necrosis Factor Family Member Ectodysplasin-A

Schneider, P., Street, S. L., Gaide, O., Hertig, S., Tardivel, A., Tschopp, J., Runkel, L., Alevizopoulos, K., Ferguson, B. M. & Zonana, J., Jun 1 2001, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276, 22, p. 18819-18827 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

164 Scopus citations

Mutations within a furin consensus sequence block proteolytic release of ectodysplasin-A and cause X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

Chen, Y., Molloy, S. S., Thomas, L., Gambee, J., Bächinger, H. P., Ferguson, B., Zonana, J., Thomas, G. & Morris, N. P., Jun 19 2001, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98, 13, p. 7218-7223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations
2000

A novel X-linked disorder of immune deficiency and hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is allelic to incontinentia pigmenti and due to mutations in IKK-gamma (NEMO)

Zonana, J., Elder, M. E., Schneider, L. C., Orlow, S. J., Moss, C., Golabi, M., Shapira, S. K., Farndon, P. A., Wara, D. W., Emmal, S. A. & Ferguson, B. M., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 67, 6, p. 1555-1562 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

385 Scopus citations

Edar/Eda interactions regulate enamel knot formation in tooth morphogenesis

Tucker, A. S., Headon, D. J., Schneider, P., Ferguson, B. M., Overbeek, P., Tschopp, J. & Sharpe, P. T., Dec 10 2000, In : Development. 127, 21, p. 4691-4700 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations