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Recent Publications

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2016 Publications

Higgins, M.J., Sävje, F., and Sekhon, J.S. (2016). Improving massive experiments with threshold blocking. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(27), 7369-7376.

Jiang, Y., Huang, Y., Du, Y.gs, Zhao, Y., Ren, J.gs, Ma, S. and Wu, C.* (2016). Identification of prognostic genes and pathways in lung adenocarcinoma using a Bayesian approach. Cancer Informatics . (Accepted)Peralta N., Assefa Y., Du J., Barden C. and Ciampitti, I.(2016), Mid-Season High-Resolution Satellite Imagery for Forecasting Site-Specific Corn Yield. Remote Sensing, Accepted.

Furrer, R, Bachoc, F, and Du, J. (2016), Asymptotic properties of multivariate tapering for estimation and prediction. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 149, 177-191.

Obeidat, M.S., Rys, M., Du, J. and Alshraideh, H.(2016), Selecting the Optimal Sheeting Font Combination to Increase the Visibility of Roadway Guide Signs in the Presence of Glare. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, 4, 247-252.

Obeidat, M.S., Rys, A. and Du, J. (2016), Evaluation of Overhead Guide Sign Sheeting Materials to Increase Visibility and Safety for Drivers. Applied Ergonomics Journal. 56, 136-143.

Demel, S. and Du, J. (2015), Spatio-temporal models for some data sets in continuous space and discrete time. Statistica Sinica. 25, 81-98

Forrest R. Miller and James W. Neill. Lack of Fit Tests for Linear Regression Models with Many Predictor Variables Using Minimal Weighted Maximal Matchings, Journal of Multivariate Analysis 150 (2016) 14-26.

Huang, Y.-J., Hettenbach, S.M, Harbin, J.N., Park, S.L., Higgs, S., Barrett, A.D.T., Hsu, W.-W., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Vanlandingham, D.L. (2016). Differential Infectivities among Different Japanese Encephalitis Virus Genotypes in Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquitoes. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10(10): e0005038. (DOI) 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005038.

Han, L., Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D., Osuch, J.R., Hungerink, A., and Karmaus, W. (2016). In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls is associated with decreased fecundability in daughters of Michigan female fisheaters: a cohort study. Environmental Health. 15:92 (DOI) 10.1186/s12940-016-0175-3.

Park, SL, Huang, Y.-J., Hsu, W.-W., Hettenbach, S.M., Higgs, S., Vanlandingham, D.L. (2016). Virus-specific thermostability and heat inactivation profiles of alphaviruses. Journal of Virological Methods. 152-5. (DOI) 10.1016/j.jviromet.2016.04.004.

Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D. and Kim, K. (2016). A sup-score test for the cure fraction in mixture models for long-term survivors. Biometrics. In Press. (DOI) 10.1111/biom.12514.

Todem, D., Kim, K. and Hsu, W.-W. (2016). Marginal mean models for zero-inflated count data. Biometrics. In Press. (DOI) 10.1111/biom.12492.

Obaro S.K., Daniel Y., Lawson J.O., Hsu W.-W., Dada J., Essen U., Ibrahim K., Akindele A., Brooks K., Olanipekun G., Ajose T., Stewart C.E. and Inusa B.P.D. (2016). Sickle-Cell Disease in Nigerian Children: Parental Knowledge and Laboratory Results. Public Health Genomics 19:102-107. (DOI) 10.1159/000444475.

Zapolski, T., Fisher, S., Hsu, W.-W. and Barnes-Najor, J. (2016). What can parents do? Examining the role of parental support on the negative relationship between racial discrimination, depression, and drug use among African American youth. Clinical Psychological Science. In Press. (DOI) 10.1177/2167702616646371.

C.L. Van Bibber-Krueger, K.A. Miller, C.C. Aperce, C.A. Alvarado-Gilis, J.J. Higgins, J.S. Drouillard. Effects of crystalline menthol on blood metabolites in Holstein steers and in vitro volatile fatty acid and gas production. J. Anim. Sci. 2016.94:1-9.

Williams, P.J., M.B. Hooten, J.N Womble, G.G Esslinger, M.R. Bower, T.J. Hefley. (In press) An integrated data model to estimate spatio-temporal occupancy, abundance, and colonization dynamics. Ecology

Hefley, T.J, M.B. Hooten, J.M. Drake, R.E. Russell, D.P. Walsh (2016) When can the cause of a population decline be determined? Ecology Letters 19:1353-1362

Hefley T.J., M.B. Hooten. (2016) Hierarchical species distribution models. Current Landscape Ecology Reports 1:87-97

Bello*, N. M., M. Kramer, R. J. Tempelman, W. W. Stroup, N. St-Pierre, B. A. Craig, L. J. Young and E. E. Gbur. 2016. “On recognizing the proper unit of experimental replication in animal studies in the dairy sciences”. Journal of Dairy Science 99(11): 1-9. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11516.

Delph, K., E. G. Davis*, N. M. Bello, K. Hankins, M. J. Wilkerson, C. Ewen. “Comparison of immunologic responses following intranasal and oral administration of a USDA-approved, live-attenuated Streptococcus equi vaccine”. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. Accepted for publication

Raithel, S., L. Johnson, M. Galliart, S. Brown, J. Shelton, N. Herndon and N. M. Bello*. 2016. “Inferential considerations for low-count RNA-seq transcripts: a case study of dominant prairie grass Andropogon gerardii”. BMC Genomics 17(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-2442-7

Ou, Z., R. J. Tempelman, J. P. Steibel, C. W. Ernst, R. O. Bates and N. M. Bello*. 2016. “Genomic prediction accounting for residual heteroskedasticity”. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics 6(1): 1-13. doi: 10.1534/g3.115.02287

Goncalvesgs, M. A. D., N. M. Bello*, S. S. Dritz, M. D. Tokach, J. M. DeRouchey, J. C. Woodworth and R. D. Goodband. 2016. “An update on modeling dose-response relationships: accounting for correlated data structures and heterogeneous variances in linear and non-linear mixed models” Journal of Animal Science 94(5): 1940-1950. doi:10.2527/jas.2015-0106.

Kivett, J. M., R. A. Cloyd* and N. M. Bello. 2016. “Evaluation of entomopathogenic fungi against Western flower thrips (Thysanoptera: thripidae) under laboratory conditions”. Journal of Entomological Science. Accepted for publication.

Goncalves, M. A. D., K. M. Gourley, S. S. Dritz*, M. D. Tokach, N. M. Bello, J. M. DeRouchey, J. C. Woodworth and R. D. Goodband. 2016. “Effects of amino acids and energy intake during late gestation of high-performing gilts and sows on litter and reproductive performance under commercial conditions”. Journal of Animal Science. Early view April 2016. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-0087

Martin, E. C., K. Gido*, N. M. Bello, W. K. Dodds and A. Veach. 2016. “Increasing fish taxonomic and functional richness affects ecosystem properties of small headwater prairie streams”. Freshwater Biology. Early online view April 2016. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12752.

Becker*, M. W., R. P. Sundar, N. M. Bello, R. Alahabi, L. Weatherspoon and L. Bix*. 2016. “Assessing attentional prioritization of front-of-pack nutritional labels using change detection”. Journal of Applied Ergonomics 54:90-99. doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2015.11.014.

2015 Publications

D. A. Drew, G. Goh, A. Mo, J. J. Grady, F. Forouhar, G. Egan, H. Swede, D. W. Rosenberg, R. G. Stevens and T. J. Devers (2015). Colorectal polyp prevention by daily aspirin use is abrogated among active smokers. Cancer Causes & Control (online: 28 October 2015) DOI: 10.1007/s10552-015-0686-1 

Bix*, L., R.P. SundargsN.M. Bello, C. Peltier, L. Weatherspoon and M. Becker. 2015. “To see or not to see: Do front of pack nutrition labels affect attention to overall nutritional information”. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139732. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139732. 

Becker*, M., N. M. Bello, R. Sundargs, C. Peltiergs and L. Bix*. 2015.  “Front of package labels enhance attention to nutritional information in novel and commercial brands”. Food Policy 56:76-86. doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2015.08.001. 

Huang, Y.-J., Hsu, W.-W., Higgs, S. and Vanlandingham, D. (2015). Temperature Tolerance and Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(11), 674-677. 

Lu, Y., M. J. Vandehaar, D. M. Spurlock, K. A. Weigel, L. E. Armentano, C. R. Staples, E. E. Connor, Z. Wang, N. M. Bello and R. J. Tempelman*. 2015. “An alternative approach to modeling genetic merit of feed efficiency in dairy cattle”. Journal of Dairy Science 98(9): 6535-6551. 

Kivettgs, J. M., R. A. Cloyd* and N. M. Bello. 2015. “Insecticide rotation programs with entomopathogenic organisms for suppression of Western flower thrips (Thysanoptera thripidae) populations under greenhouse conditions”. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(4): 1936-1946. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov155.

Gardhouserd, S. M., D. Eshar*, N. M. Bello and D. Mason. 2015. “Venous blood gasanalytes during isoflurane anesthesia in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)”. Journal of the American Veterinary Medicine Association 247(4): 404-408.

DeHenaugs, C., M. W. Becker, N. M. Bello, S. Liu and L. Bix*. 2015. "Tallman lettering as a strategy for differentiation in look-alike sound-alike drug names: the role of familiarity in differentiating drug dopplegangers" Journal of Applied Ergonomics 52:77-84. 

Cullgs, C. A., D. G. Renter*, N. M. Bello and A. H. Babcock. 2015. “Performance and carcass characteristics of commercial feedlot cattle from a study on vaccine and direct-fed microbial effects on E.coli O157:H7 fecal shedding”. Journal of Animal Science 93: 3144-3151. 

Johnson*, L., J. T. Olsenug, H. Tetreaultgs, R. K. Goad, M. M. Mendola, A. DeLaCruz, H. Bryant, T. Morgan, M. Knapp, N. M. Bello, S. Baer* and B. Maricle*. 2015.“Intraspecific variation of a dominant grass and local adaptation in reciprocal garden communities along a US Great Plains’ precipitation gradient: Implications for grassland restoration with climate change”. Evolutionary Applications 8:705-723. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12281. 

Higbierd, C. T., D. Eshar* and N. M. Bello. 2015. “Evaluation of three point-of-care meters and a portable chemistry analyzer for measurement of blood glucose concentrations in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)”. American Journal of Veterinary Research 76(6): 532-539. 

Horne*, E. A., S. Foulksus, N. M. Bello. 2015. "Visual display in Blanchard's cricket frogs (Acris blanchardi)". The Southwestern Naturalist 59(3): 409-413. 

Wendel, S.O., Menon, S., Alshetaiwi, H., Shrestha, T.B., Chlebanowski, L., Hsu, W.-W., Bossmann, S.H., Narayanan, S., Troyer, D.L. (2015). Cell Based Drug Delivery: Micrococcus luteus loaded Neutrophils as chlorhexidine delivery vehicles in a mouse model of liver abscesses in cattle. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0128144. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128144

Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D. and Kim, K. (2015). Adjusted Supremum Score-Type Statistics for Evaluating Non-Standard Hypotheses. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 42: 746–759. (DOI) 10.1111/sjos.12134.

Keyla Lopez, Kelly J.K. Getty, Christopher I. Vahl (2015).  Validation of washing treatments to reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. on the surface of green leaf lettuce and tomatoes. Food Protection Trends. Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 377-394.

Vahl, C. I. & Kang, Q. (2015). Equivalence criteria for the safety evaluation of a genetically modified crop – A statistical perspective. The Journal of Agricultural Science. DOI: S0021859615000271.

Krauthammer,K., Kong, Y., Evans,P., Bacchiocchi, A., Pornputtapong, N., Wu, C., McCusker, J., Ma, S., Cheng, E., Straub, R., Ariyan, S., Narayan, D., Sznol, M., Kluger, H., Mane, S. Lifton, R., Schlessinger, J. and Halaban,R. (2015) A large exome screen establishes the role of NF1 in sun-exposed melanoma, and provides insights into melanoma driver genes and impact on drug response. Nature Genetics. (Accepted)

Wu, C., Shi X.J., Cui, Y.H. and Ma, S.G. (2015) A penalized robust semiparametric approach for gene-environment interactions. Statistics in Medicine (Accepted)

Wu, C. and Ma, S. (2015). A selective review of robust variable selection with applications in bioinformatics. Briefings in bioinformatics, 16(5), 873--883.

Demel, S.* and Du, J. (2015),  Spatio-temporal models for some data sets in continuous space and discrete time.  Statistica Sinica, 25, 81-98.

Lili Yue, Weixing Song, and Jianhong Shi. A parametric bootstrap approach for two-way error component regression models. (2015). Accepted  by Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation.

Juan Li, Weixing Song, and Jianhong Shi. Parametric bootstrap simultaneous confidence intervals for differences of means from several two-parameter exponential distributions. (2015).  Statistics and Probability Letters,  106, 39-45.  

Jianhong Shi, Weixing Song. Asymptotic Results in Gamma Kernel Regression Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods. DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2014.890225

Higbierd, C. T., D. Eshar* and N. M. Bello. 2015. “Evaluation of three point-of-care meters and a portable chemistry analyzer for measurement of blood glucose concentrations in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus)”. American Journal of Veterinary Research 76(6): 532-539

Horne*, E. A., S. FoulksusN. M. Bello. 2015. "Visual display in Blanchard's cricket frogs (Acris blanchardi)". The Southwestern Naturalist 59(3): 409-413.

Yuan Chen, Wei Zhou, Haiyan Wang & Zheming Yuan (2015). Prediction of O-glycosylation sites based on multi-scale composition of amino acids and feature selection.  Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing. 2015 Mar 10. DOI 10.1007/s11517-015-1268-9

Moore, M. C., R.D. Davis, Q. Kang, C.I. Vahl, R.M. Wallace, C.A. Hanlon, and D.A. Mosier (2015). Comparison of anamnestic responses to rabies vaccination in dogs and cats with current and out-of-date vaccination status. JAVMA, Vol 246:205-211 ​

2014 Publications

Hsu, W.-W., Todem, D., Kim, K. and Sohn, W. (2014). A Wald test for zero inflation and deflation for correlated count data from dental caries research. Statistical Modelling 14(6), 471-488​

Vahl, C.I. and Kang, Q. Analysis of an outcome-dependent enriched sample: hypothesis tests. Stat Methods Appl. DOI 10.1007/s10260-014-0285-4

C. D. Reinhardt, C. I. Vahl, B. E. Depenbusch, J. P. Hutcheson and D. U. Thomson. Feeding zilpaterol hydrochloride is associated with decreased dry matter intake shortly after initiation of feeding dependent on season and previous intake. J ANIM SCI 2014, 92:4751-4760. doi: 10.2527/jas.2014-7562 originally published online September 2, 2014​

Davis, E. G.*, N.M. Bello, A. J. Bryangs, K. Hankins, M. Wilkerson. “Characterization of immune responses in healthy foals when a multivalent vaccine protocol was initiated at 90 and 180 days of age”. Equine Veterinary Journal. doi: 10.1111/evj.12350. [Epub ahead of print]. 

M.P. Anderson and S.R. Dubnicka (2014).  A sequential naive Bayes classifier for DNA barcodes. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 13:423–434.

Hieu Sy Vu, Sunitha Shiva, Mary R. Roth, Pamela Tamura, Lianqing Zheng, Maoyin Li, Sujon Sarowar, Samuel Honey, Dedan McEllhiney, Paul Hinkes, Lawrence Seib, Todd D. Williams, Gary Gadbury, Xuemin Wang, Jyoti Shah and Ruth Welti (2014). Lipid changes after leaf wounding in Arabidopsis thaliana: expanded lipidomic data form the basis for lipid co-occurrence analysis, The Plant Journal, DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12659, [Epub ahead of print]. 

Normand R. St-Pierre, PhD; George A. Milliken, PhD; Dale E. Bauman, PhD; Robert J. Collier, PhD; Joseph S. Hogan, PhD; Jan K. Shearer, DVM; K. Larry Smith, PhD; William W. Thatcher, PhD (2014) Meta-analysis of the effects of sometribove zinc suspension on the production and health of lactating dairy cows, JAVMA, Vol 245, No. 5, 2014 pp. 550-564.

Hsu, W.-W., Osuch, J.R., Todem, D., Taffe, B., O’Keefe, M., Adera, S. and Karmaus, W. (2014). DDE and PCB serum concentration in maternal blood and in adult female offspring. Environmental Research 132, 384-390.

Cao, Q., Hsu, W.-W. and Todem, D. (2014). A score-type test for homogeneity in zero-inflated models in a stratified population. Statistics in Medicine 33(12), 2103-2114.

Triergs, T., N. M. Bello, T. R. Bush and L. Bix*. 2014. “Role of packaging on contamination rates during simulated presentation to a sterile field”. PLoS One 9(7): e100414.

Wesselowskigs, S., M. Borgarelli*, N. M. Bello and J. Abbott. 2014. “Discrepancies in identification of left atrial enlargement in dogs using left atrial volume versus left atrial to aortic root ratio”. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. doi: 10.1111/jvim.12410. [Epub ahead of print]

‘Effect size for comparing two or more normal distributions based on maximal contrasts in outcomes,’ Statistical Methods and Applications-Journal of the Italian Statistical Society, Volume 23, pp 381-389, Yan Ling and Paul I. Nelson.

Ming-Shun Chen, Shanda Wheeler, Haiyan Wang, R. Jeffrey Whitworth (2014) Impact of Temperatures on Hessian Fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Resistance in Selected Wheat Cultivars (Poales: Poaceae) in the Great Plains Region. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107(3):1266-1273. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/EC13357.

Larrabeegs, B., H. M. Scott and N. M. Bello. 2014. "Ordinary least squares regression of ordered categorical data: Inferential implications". Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. DOI: 10.1007/s13253-014-0176-z.

 Allbaugh, R., S. Keil, Z. Ougs and N. M. Bello. “Intraocular pressure changes in equine athletes during endurance competitions”. Veterinary Ophthalmology. DOI: 10.1111/vop.12182.

Kang, Qing and Christopher I. Vahl (2014). Statistical Analysis in the Safety Evaluation of Genetically Modified Crops: Equivalence Tests.  Crop Science. 54:2183-2200. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2014.01.0011.

Zhijun Dai, Lifeng Wang, Yuan Chen, Haiyan Wang, Lianyang Bai, and Zheming Yuan (2014) A pipeline for improved QSAR Analysis of Peptides: physiochemical property parameter selection via BMSF, near-neighbor sample selection via semivariogram, and weighted SVR regression and prediction. Amino acid. 46(4):1105-19. doi: 10.1007/s00726-014-1667-5.

Wang, R., Du, J., and Ma, C. (2014), Covariance Matrix Functions of Isotropic Vector Random Fields. Communications in Statistics−Theory and Methods. vol 43, 2081-2093.

Sandra Garcés-Carrera, Allen Knutson, Haiyan Wang, Kristopher L. Giles, Fangneng Huang, R. Jeffrey Whitworth, C. Michael Smith, and Ming-Shun Chen (2014) Virulence and Biotype Analyses of Hessian Fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Populations From Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107(1):417-423. 

Douthit*, T. L., J. M. Bormann, N. M. Bello. 2014. "Assessing the association between hoof thermography and hoof Doppler ultrasonography for the diagnosis of lameness in horses". Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 34: 275-280.

Jeffrey Willers, Tina Gray Teague, George Milliken and Fred Bourland, (2014) Effects of Field Plot Size on Variation in White Flower Anther Injury by Tarnished Plant Bug for Host Plant Resistance Evaluations in Arkansas Cotton, Agronomy 2014, 4, 144-164; doi:10.3390/agronomy4010144 

W. Song (2014). Robust mixture linear regression by Laplace distribution. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. (with Yanru Xing, Weixin Yao). 71, 128-137. 

W. Song (2014). Efficient estimation in two-sided truncated model. Contemporary Developments in Statistical Theory, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, 68, 311-327.

W. Song (2014). Robust Errors-in-Variables Linear Regression via Laplace Distribution. Statistics and Probability Letters. (with Jianhong Shi, and Kun Chen), 84, 113-120.

W. Song (2014). Model Checking in Tobit Regression via Nonparametric Smoothing. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. (with H.L.Koul and Shan Liu), 125, 36-49.

W. Yao, Y. Wei and C. Yu (2014). Robust Mixture Regression Using T-Distribution. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 71, 116-127.

2014 Technical Reports

Y. Ling and Paul I. Nelson (2014). Outcome Based Effect Size for the Marginals of a Multivariate Normal Distribution. view

2013 Publications

W. Song (2013). Large sample results for varying kernel regression.  Journal of Nonparametric Statistics. (with H.L. Koul). 25, 829-853.

J. Hua and P. Nelson (2013). A Comparison of the Performance of Four Confidence Intervlas for Population Size Based on a Capture-Recapture Design. 2013 Proceedings of Joint Statistical Meetings, pages 2448-2456.

Y. Xie, H. Zhang, H. Wang, L. Wang and Z. Yuan (2013) Prediction of Multidimensional Time Series Based on GS-RSR- SVR and Its Application in Agricultural Economy. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science. 19: 1327-1336.

Z. Dai, L. Wang, Y. Chen, H. Wang, L. Bai, and Z. Yuan (2013) A pipeline for improved QSAR analysis of peptides: physiochemical property parameter selection via BMSF, near-neighbor sample selection via semivariogram, and weighted SVR regression and prediction.  Amino Acids. DOI 10.1007/s00726-014-1667-5.

W. Yao and Z. Zhao (2013). Kernel density based linear regression estimates. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 42, 4499-4512.

J. Du, C. Ma, and Y. Li (2013). Isotropic variogram matrix functions on spheres. Mathematical Geosciences, vol. 45, 341-357.

K.A. Kaiser and G.L. Gadbury (2013). Estimating the range of obesity treatment response variability in humans: Methods and illustrations. Human Heredity, 75(2-4), 127-135.

S. Sanogo, J. Schroeder, S.H. Thomas, L. Murray, N. Schmidt, J. Beacham, C. Fiore and L. Liess (2013). Weed species not impaired by Verticillium dahliae and Meloidogyne incognita relationships that damage chile pepper. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2013-0920-01-RS.

O. Kassarjiangs, L. Bix, J. Linz, N. M. Bello and G. Burgess (2013). Examining the Effect of Secondary Packaging on Microbial Penetration into Sterile Medical Device Trays. Journal of Applied Packaging Research 6(1):1-11

N. Cernicchiaro, D. Renter, S. Xiang, B.J. White and N.M. Bello (2013). Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of heterogeneous variances in performance of commercial feedlot cattle. Journal of Animal Science 91 (6): 2910-2919.

S. Torres, D.U. Thompson, N.M. Bello, B. Nosky and C. D. Reinhardt (2013). Field study of the comparative efficacy of gamithromycin and tulathromycin for the control of undifferentiated bovine respiratory disease complex in beef feedlot calves at high risk calves of developing respiratory tract disease. American Journal of Veterinary Research 74 (6): 839-846.

S. Torres, D.U. Thompson*, N.M. Bello, B. Nosky and C. D. Reinhardt (2013). Field study of the comparative efficacy of gamithromycin and tulathromycin for the treatment of undifferentiated bovine respiratory disease complex in beef feedlot calves. American Journal of Veterinary Research 74 (6): 847-853.

N.M. Bello, J.P. Steibel, R.J. Erskine and R.J. Tempelman (2013). Cows and herds constitute distinct hierarchical levels of heterogeneity in the variability of and association between milk yield and pregnancy outcome in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 96 (4):14-26. 

J.D. Pucket, R.A. Allbaugh, A.J. Rankin, Z. Ou and N.M. Bello (2013). Comparison of efficacy and duration of topical anesthetics on corneal sensitivity in clinically normal horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research 74(3): 459-464.

A.J. Rankin, L. Sebbag, N.M. Bello, W.R. Crumley and R.A. Allbaugh (2013). Inhibition of paracentesis-induced blood-aqueous barrier breakdown by oral administration of anti-inflammatory medications in normal cats. American Journal of Veterinary Research 74(2): 262-267.

T. Reid-Bush, L. Bix, N.M. Bello and J. Fair (2013). Differences in kinematics of restrained and unrestrained conditions of opening for two sizes of glass jars. Packaging Technology and Science 26:105-113.

J.C. Dockweiler, J.F. Coetzee, L.N. Edwards, N.M. Bello, H.D. Glynn, K.A. Allen, M.E. Theurer, M. Jones, K.A. Miller and L. Bergamasco* (2013). Effect of castration method on neurohormonal and electroencephalographic stress indicators in Holstein calves of different ages. Journal of Dairy Science 96(7):4340-4354.

A. Hawkins, K. Yuan, C.K. Armendariz, G. HighlandN.M. Bello, T. Winowiski, J.S. Drouillard, E.C. Titgemeyer and B.J. Bradford* (2013). Effects of urea formaldehyde condensation polymer treatment of flaxseed on ruminal digestion and lactation in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 96(6):3907-3915.

M. Zimmerman, D. S. Hodgson* and N. M. Bello (2013).  Effects of insufflation rate, respiratory rate and tidal volume on oxygen concentration during nasal oxygen insufflation of cadaveric canine heads attached to a lung model.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, 74(9):1247-51.

J. Du and C. Ma (2013). Vector Random Fields with Compactly Supported Covariance Matrix Functions. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 143 (3), 457–467.

J. Du (2013). Asymptotic theory for Kriging, in Encyclopedia of Environmetrics Second Edition, A.-H. El-Shaarawi and W. Piegorsch (eds). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, 1421-1424. DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vnn048.

J. Du (2013). Screening effect, in Encyclopedia of Environmetrics Second Edition,El-Shaarawi A.-H. and Piegorsch W. (eds). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, 2395-2397. DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vnn058.

R. Parsons, E. Frink, K. Lease, and S. Dubnicka (2013). Compressive behavior of square  cell titanium honeycomb. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 41(2):1-9,  DOI: 10.1520/JTE20120194.

Dubnicka, S.R. (2013). A Bayesian approach to analyzing replicated preference tests.  Journal of Sensory Studies, 28:171-187, DOI:10.1111/joss.12033. 

Babcock A.H., B.J. White, D.G. Renter, S.R. Dubnicka and H.M. Scott (2013).  Predicting cumulative risk of bovine respiratory disease complex using feedlot arrival data and daily morbidity and mortality counts. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 77:33-44.

Babcock, A.H., N. Cernicchiaro, B.J. White, S.R. Dubnicka, D.U. Thomson, S.E. Ives, H.M. Scott, G.A. Milliken, and D.G. Renter (2013). A multivariable assessment quantifying effects of cohort-level factors associated with combined mortality and culling risk in cohorts of U.S. commercial feedlot cattle. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 108:38-46.

Li, H., S. Duhachek-Muggy, S. Dubnicka, and A. Zolkiewska (2013). Metalloproteinase-disintegrin ADAM12 is associated with a breast tumor-initiating cell phenotype.  Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 139(3):691-703.

Zheng L., G.L. Gadbury, J. Shah, and R. Welti (2013). Exploration of reactantproduct lipid pairs in mutant-wild type lipidomics experiments. Proceedings of the 2012 Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Richardson T.E. and G.L. Gadbury (2013). Treatment heterogeneity and potential outcomes in linear mixed effects models. Proceedings of the 2012 Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Anandhi, A., S. Perumal, P.H. Gowda, M. Knapp, S. Hutchinson, J. Harrington Jr., L. Murray, M.B. Kirkham, and C.W. Rice (2013). Long-term spatial and temporal trends in frost indicies in Kansas, USA.  Climatic Change, 120(1), 169-181.

Altamimi, M.E., R. Janke, K.A. Williams, N. Nelson, and L.W. Murray (2013). Nitrate-nitrogen sufficiency ranges in leaf petiole sap of Brassica oleracea L., pac choi grown with organic and conventional fertilizers. HortScience 48(3): 357-368.

Mueller, N.D., D.A.R. Diaz, J.A. Dille, D.E. Shoup, D.B. Mengal, and L.W. Murray (2013). Winter annual weed management and nitrogen rates effects on corn yield. Agronomy Journal, 105(4): 1077-1086.

Su, W., J.P. Michaud, T. Xiaoling  and L. Murray (2013). Melanism in a Chinese population of Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): A criterion for male investment with pleiotropic effects on behavior and fertility.  Journal of Insect Behavior 26: 679-689. 

Vetter, J., Z. Ou, L. Murray,  S.H.Thomas, and J. Schroeder (2013). Determining the effectiveness of including spatial information into a nematode/nutsedge pest complex model.  Proceedings of the 24th Annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture: 109-124.  Manhattan, KS, April 29-May 1, 2012.

Murray, L., H. Nguyen, Y-F. Lee, M. Remmenga, and D.W. Smith (2013). Variance inflation factors in regression models with dummy variables.  Proceedings of the 24th Annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture: 161-177.  Manhattan, KS, April 29-May 1, 2012.

Aiken, R., D. O'Brien, B. Olson and L. Murray (2013). Replacing fallow with continuous cropping reduces crop water productivity of semiarid wheat. Agronomy Journal: 105(1): 199-207.

Nelson, Paul (2013). Consistency of p-values Obtained by Averaging Over Nuissance Parameters', Joint with Yan Ling. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 42, 852-866. 

Silwal S., H. Wang, and D. Maldonado (2013). Assessment of random-noise contamination in digital images via testing on wavelet coefficients. Statistics and Its Interface. Volume 6, 117–135.

Wang H., H. Zhang, Z. Dai, M. Chen, and Z. Yuan (2013). TSG: a new algorithm for binary and multi-class cancer classification and informative genes selection. BMC Medical Genomics 2013, 6(Suppl 1):S3. doi:10.1186/1755-8794-6-S1-S3.

Khajuria C., H. Wang, X. Liu, S. Wheeler, J.C. Reese, M. El Bouhssini, R.J. Whitworth and M. Chen (2013). Mobilization of lipids and fortification of cell wall and cuticle are important in host defense against Hessian fly. BMC Genomics. 2013, 14:423.

Yao, W. and Q. Wang (2013). Robust variable selection through MAVE. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 63, 42-49.

Yao, W. (2013). A Note On EM Algorithm For Mixture Models.  Statistics and Probability Letters, 83: 519-526.

Yao, W.  and R. Li (2013). New local estimation procedure for nonparametric regression function of longitudinal data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Ser B, 75: 123-138.

Yao, W. (2013). A simple solution to Bayesian mixture labeling.  Communication in Statistics--Simulation and Computation, 42: 800-813.

2012 Publications

Bello N.M., J.S. Stevenson and R.J. Tempelman (2012). Invited review: Milk Production and Reproductive Performance - Modern Multidisciplinary Insights into an Enduring Axiom. Journal of Dairy Science, 95(10):5461:5475.

Cull, C.A, Z.D. Paddock, T.G. Nagaraja, N.M. Bello, A. H. Babcock and D. G. Renter (2012). Efficacy of a vaccine and a direct-fed microbial against fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a randomized pen-level field trial of commercial feedlot cattle. Vaccine 30(43): 6210 – 6215.

Sundar, R.P., L. Bix, N.M. Bello and M.W. Becker (2012). Quantifying Age-Related Differences in Information Processing Behaviors when Viewing Prescription Drug Labels. PLoS One, 7(6):e38819. 

Bursian, S.J., J. Moore, J.L. Newsted, J.E. Link, S.D. Fitzgerald, N.M. Bello, V.S. Bhat, D. Kay, X. Zhang, S. Wiseman, R.A. Budinsky, J.P. Giesy and M.J. Zwiernik (2012). Incidence of jaw lesions and activity and gene expression of hepatic P4501A enzyme in mink (Mustela vison) exposed to dietary 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran and 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31(11):2545-2556.

Singer C., N.M. Bello and B.A. Snyder (2012). Characterizing prevalence and ecological impact of non-native terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) in tallgrass prairie.  Crustaceana, 85(12/13):1499-1511.

Bello, N.M., J.P. Steibel and R.J. Tempelman (2012). Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Heterogeneous Cluster and Subject Level Associations between Continuous and Binary Outcomes in Dairy Production. Biometrical Journal 54(2): 230-248.

Bello, N.M., J.P. Steibel, R.J. Erskine and R.J. Tempelman (2012). Inferring upon Heterogeneous Associations in Dairy Cow Performance using a Bivariate Hierarchical Model. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics (JABES) 17(1): 142-161.

Hollmann M., W.J. Powers, A.C. Fogiel, J.S. Liesman, N.M. Bello and D.K. Beede (2012). Enteric methane emissions and lactational performance of Holstein cows fed different concentrations of coconut oil. Journal of Dairy Science 95(5): 2602-2615

Savarino P., M. Borgarelli, A. Tarducci, S. Crosara, N.M. Bello and M.L. Margiocco (2012). Diagnostic performance of P wave duration in the identification of left atrial enlargement in dogs. Journal of Small Animal Practice 53(5): 267-272.

Rezac, D.J., K.N. Grigsby, N.M. Bello and B.J. Bradford (2012). Effects of varying rates of tallgrass prairie hay and wet corn gluten feed on productivity of lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 95 (2):842-849.

Forsythe, P.S., J.A. Crossman, N.M. Bello, E.A. Baker and K.T. Scribner (2012). Individual-based analyses reveal high repeatability in timing and location of reproduction in lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens).  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69 (1):60-72.

Coetzee J.F., L.N. Edwards, R.A. Mosher, N.M. Bello, A.M. O'Connor, B. Wang, B. KuKanich and D.A. Blasi (2012). Effect of oral meloxicam on health and performance of beef steers relative to bulls castrated upon arrival at the feedlot. Journal of Animal Science 90: 1026-1039.

Granger L. A., L.J. Armburst, D.C. Rankin, R. Ghering, N.M. Bello and K. Alexander (2012). Estimation of glomerular filtration rate in healthy cats using single-slice dynamic computed tomography and Patlak plot analysis. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound 53(2): 181-188.

Chen, K., K.S. Chan, and N.R. Stenseth (2012). Reduced-rank stochastic regression with a sparse singular value decomposition. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B). 74 (2): 203-221.

Du J. and C. Ma (2012). Variogram matrix functions for vector random fields with second-order increments.  Math. Geosci., 44: 411-425.

Du, J., N. Leonenko, C. Ma and H. Shu (2012). Hyperbolic vector random fields with hyperbolic direct and cross covariance functions. Stochastic Analysis and Applications. 30(4):662-674.

Assefa, Y., K. Roozeboom, S. Scott and J. Du (2012), Dryland and Irrigated Corn Yield with Climate, Management, and Hybrid Changes from 1939 through 2009. Agronomy Journal, 104(2): 473-482.

Demel, S. and J. Du (2012), Spatio-temporal covariance modeling with some ARMA temporal margins. Proceedings of the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture. Volume 23.

Loop, M.S., A.C. Wood, A.S. Thomas, E.J. Dhurandhar, J.M. Shikany, G.L. Gadbury, and D.B. Allison (2012). Submitted for Your Consideration: Potential Advantages of a Novel Clinical Trial Design and Initial Patient Reaction. Frontiers in Genetics: Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics, 3:145.

Poulson, R.S., G.L. Gadbury, and D.B. Allison (2012). Treatment heterogeneity and individual qualitative interaction. American Statistician, 66, 16-24.

Ndum, E.A., J.M. Albert and G.L. Gadbury (2012). Individual treatment heterogeneity in a three period two treatment cross-over design. JP Journal of Biostatistics. 8:1-35.

Gadbury, G.L. and D.B. Allison (2012). Inappropriate fiddling with statistical analyses to obtain a desirable p-value: Tests to detect its presence in published literature. PLoS ONE. 7(10):e46363. 

Knewtson, S. J. B., M.B. Kirkham, R.R. Janke, L.W. Murray  and E.E. Carey (2012). Soil quality after eight years under high tunnels. HortScience  47(11), 1630-1633.

Mancini, R., L. Murray, B. Chapman and D. Powell (2012). Investigating the potential benefits of on-site safety training for Folklorama, a temporary food service event. Journal of Food Protection, 75(10), 1829-1834.

Bowers, L., M. Dikeman, L. Murray and S. Stroda (2012). Cooked yields, color, tenderness, and sensory traits of beef roasts cooked in an oven with steam generation versus a commercial convection oven to different endpoints.  Meat Science 92(2), 97-106. 

Weber, M., M. Dikeman, J. Jaeger, J. Unruh, L. Murray and T. Houser (2012). Effects of feeding a single or sequence of beta-adrenergic agonists on cull cows meat quality.  Meat Science 93: 275-281.  DOI: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2012.09.004

Vallotton, A., L. Murray, K. Delaney, and T. Sterling (2012). Water deficit induces swainsonine of some locoweed taxa, but with no swainsonine-growth trade-off. Acta Oecologica  43: 140-149.

Anderson, D. and L. Murray (2012). Sheep laterality. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain, and Cognition.  DOI:10.1080/1357650X.2011.647919.

Murray, L., S. Thomas, J. Schroeder, S. Kreider, Z. Ou, J. Trojan, and C. Fiore  (2012). Modeling the root-knot nematode/nutsedge pest complex: perspectives from weed science, nematology, and statistics. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Kansas State University Conference of Applied Statistics in Agriculture: 128-151.  Manhattan, KS, May 1-3, 2011.

Weber, M., M. Dikeman, J. Unruh, J. Jaeger, L. Murray, T. Houser and B. Johnson (2012). Effects of feeding -adrenergic agonists of cull cow performance, carcass characteristics and mRNA relative abundance. Journal of Animal Science 90:1628-1637. 

Liu Y., P. Nelson, and S.S. Yang (2012). An Omnibus Lack of Fit Test in Logistic Regression in Sparse Data. Statistical Methods and Applications, 21(4): 437-452.

Zhang, H, H.Wang, Z. Dai, M. Chen and Z. Yuan (2012). Improving Accuracy for Cancer Classification with a New Algorithm for Genes Selection. BMC Bioinformatics, 13:298. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-298.

Wang Z., D. Parker, H. Meng, L. Wu, J. Li, Z. Zhao, R. Zhang, Q. Fan, H. Wang, L. Cui and Z.  Yang (2012). In Vitro Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum from China-Myanmar Border Area to Major ACT Drugs and Polymorphisms in Potential Target Genes. PLoS ONE 7(5): e30927. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030927.

Zhou, W., Z. Dai, Y. Chen, H. Wang and Z. Yuan (2012). High-dimensional descriptor selection and computational QSAR modeling for antitumor activity of ARC-111 analogues based on SVR. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 13, 1161-1172; doi:10.3390/ijms13011161.

Ghimire S. and H. Wang (2012). Classification of Image Pixels based on Minimum Distance and Hypothesis Testing. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 2273-2287.

Qian, G., H. Wang and Z. Yuan (2012). Using homology information from PDB to improve the accuracy of protein β-turn prediction by NetTurnP. Progress in Biochemistry and Biophysics. 39(5): 472-482. http://www.pibb.ac.cn/cn/ch/common/create_pdf.aspx?file_no=20110370&flag=1.

Zhu, L., X. Liu, H. Wang, C. Khajuria, J.C. Reese, R.J. Whitworth, R. Welti, and M.S. Chen (2012). Rapid Mobilization of Membrane Lipids in Wheat Leaf-Sheaths during Incompatible Interactions with Hessian Fly. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 25(7):920-30. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-01-12-0022-R.

Li, J.,L. Wang, H. Wang, L. Bai, and Z. Yuan (2012). High-Accuracy Splice Sites Prediction Based on Sequence Component and Position Features. Genetics and Molecular Research. 11(3): 3432- 3451. http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/2012.September.25.12.

Cui, L., Z. Wang, H. Jiang, D. Parker, H.Wang, X. Su and L. Cui (2012). Lack of Association of the S769N Mutation in Plasmodium falciparum SERCA (PfATP6) with Resistance to Artemisinins. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56(5):2546-52. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22354307.

Huang, M. and W. Yao (2012). Mixture of Regression Models with Varying Mixing Proportions: A Semiparametric Approach. Journal of American Statistical Association, 107, 711-724.

Yao, W., B.G. Lindsay and R. Li (2012). Local modal regression. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 24, 647-663.

Bai, X., W. Yao, and  J.E. Boyer (2012). Robust Mixture of Regression. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 2347-2359.

Zhao, Z. and W. Yao (2012). Sequential design for nonparametric inference. The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 40, 362-377.

Yao, W. (2012). Bayesian Mixture Labeling and Clustering. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 41, 403-421.

Cao, J. and W. Yao. (2012). Semiparametric Mixture of Binomial Regression with a Degenerate Component. Statistica Sinica, 22, 27-46.

Yao, W. (2012). A Bias Corrected Nonparametric Regression Estimator. Statistics and Probability Letters, 82, 274-282.

Yao, W. (2012). Model Based Labeling for Mixture Models. Statistics and Computing, 22, 337-347.

2011 Publications

A Lobaton-Sulabo, T. Axman, K. Getty, E. Boyle, N. Harper, K. Uppal, B.Barry, J. Higgins (2011). Package Systems and Storage Times Serve as Postlethality Controls for Listeria monocytogenes on Whole-Muscle Beef Jerky and Pork and Beef Smoked Sausage Sticks. J. of Food Protection 74(2):188-192. doi:10.4314/0362-028X.JFP-10-172

S. Uwituze, G. L. Parsons, C. J. Schneider, K. K. Karges, M. L. Gibson, L. C. Hollis, J. J. Higgins, and J. S. Drouillard (2011). Evaluation of sulfur content of dried distillers grains with solubles in finishing diets based on steam-flaked corn or dry-rolled corn. J. Anim Sci. first published on March 7, 2011 as doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3103

J. Wobbrock, L. Findlater, D.Gergle, J. Higgins The aligned rank transform for nonparametric factorial analysis using only ANOVA procedures. Proceedings ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 11). Vancouver BC (May 7-12, 2011). New York: ACM Press, pp. 143-146. Honorable Mention Paper

Larrabe, B., H.M. Scott and N.M. Bello. Ordinary Least Squares Regression of Ordered Categorical Data: Inferential Implications for Practice. 2011 Proceedings of the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture. Manhattan, Kansas. May 2011.

Stevenson, J.S. and N.M. Bello. Production and reproduction in dairy cattle—what have we learned? 2011 Proceedings of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri. November 2011.

S.R. Dubnicka (2011). Kernel density estimation with missing data: misspecifying the missing data mechanism. In Nonparametric Statistics and Mixture Models: A Festschrift in Honor of Thomas P. Hettmansperger, ed. D.R. Hunter, D.St.P. Richards, and J.L. Rosenberger, 114-135. World Scientific Publishing.

Makowsky, R., T.M. Beasley, G.L. Gadbury, J.M. Albert, R. Kennedy and D.B. Allison (2011). The validity and power of extreme sampling schemes for mediation analysis. Frontiers in Genetics: Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics, 2:75.

Chen, K., K.S. Chan, K. Bailey, K. Aydin L. Ciannelli (2011). A hybrid cellular automata approach for predator-prey interactions. To appear in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Chen, K. and K.S. Chan (2011). Subset ARMA model selection via the adaptive Lasso. Statistics and Its Interface, Vol. 4, 197-205.

Wu, X., A. Patki, C. Lara-Castro, X. Cui, K. Zhang, R.G. Walton, M.V. Osier, G.L. Gadbury, D.B. Allison, M. Martin, and W.T. Garvey (2011). Genes and Biochemical Pathways in Human Skeletal Muscle Affecting Resting Energy Expenditure and Fuel Partioning. Journal of Applied Physiology. 110: 746-755.

Sutton, A., F. Arthur, K. Zhu, J. Campbell, and L. Murray (2011). Residual efficacy of synergized pyrethrin + methoprene aerosol against larvae of Tribolium castneum and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Stored Products 47: 399-406.

Slough, T., C. Gunkel, L. Murray, and J. Drouillard (2011). A comparison of methodologies for measuring glucose concentrations in the horse. The Professional Animal Scientist  27: 204-214.

Anderson, D., L. Murray, P. Sun, E. Frederickson, R.  Estell and V. Nakamatsu (2011). Characterizing cattle and bonded and non bonded small ruminant foraging patterns using spatial point processes.  Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, pp 12-35.  Manhattan, KS, April 25-27, 2010.

Anderson, D., N. Remenyi and L. Murray (2011). Using time-series intervention analysis to model cow heart rate affected by programmed audio and environmental/physiological cues.  Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, pp 107-136.  Manhattan, KS, April 25-27, 2010.

Schrick, K., C. Cordova, G. Li, L.Murray and S. Fujioka (2011). A dynamic role for sterols in embryogenesis of Pisum sativum.   Phytochemistry 72: 465-475.

Bergamasco, L., J. Coetzee, R. Gehring, L. Murray, T. Song, R. Mosher and J. Kotschwar  (2011). Effect of intravenous sodium salicylate administration prior to castration on plasma cortisol and electroencephalography parameters.  Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 34: 565-576.

Song, W.X. and J. Du (2011). A note on testing the functional forms for regression functions via nonparametric smoothing. Canadian Journal of Statistics. 39(1), 108-125.

Samarakoon, N. and W.X. Song (2011). Minimum distance conditional variance function checking in heteroscedastic regression models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 120(3)579-600.

Li, X., C.S. Zhu, Z.W. Lin, Y. Wu, D.B. Zhang, G.H. Bai,  W.X. Song, J.X. Ma, G.J. Muehlbauer, M.J. Scanlon, M. Zhang and J.M. Yu (2011). The pattern and dynamics of genome and chromosome size variation. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28(6),1901-1911.

Song, W.X. (2011). Distribution-free test in Tobit mean regression model. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 141 (8), 2891-2901.

Song, W.X. and W. Yao (2011). A lack-of-fit test to Tobit errors-in-variables regression model. Statistics and Probability Letters. 81(12), 1792-1801.

Wang, Q. and W. Yao (2011). An adaptive estimation of MAVE. Journal of Multivariate Data Analysis, 104, 88-100.

Du, J. and C. Ma (2011). Spherically invariant vector random fields in space and time. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 59(12):5921-5929.

Song, W.X. and J. Du (2011). A Note on Testing the Regression Functions via Nonparametric Smoothing. The Canadian Journal of Statistics. Vol. 39, 108-125.

H. Wang and M. Akritas, M. (2011). Asymptotically distribution free tests in deteroscedastic unbalanced high dimensional ANOVA. Statistica Sinica 21(3):1341-1377.

Zhang, K., H.Wang, A.C. Bathke, S. Harrar, H.P. Piepho, and Y.P. Deng (2011). A nonparametric test to compare replicated longitudinal microarray data with application in IL-2 stimulation study. BMC Bioinformatics. 12:273. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2105/12/273.

Wang, H., D. Maldonado and S. Silwal (2011). A Nonparametric-Test-Based Structural Similarity Measure for Digital Images. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 55: 2925-2936. doi:10.1016/j.csda.2011.04.021.

2010 Publications

H.Wang, J. Higgins, D. Blasi (2010). Distribution-free tests for no effect of treatment in heteroscedastic functional data under both weak and long range dependence. Statistics and Probability Letters 80 390-402.

J. Moyer, R. Price, J. Higgins, L. Lomas (2010) Estimating sward forage mass and crude protein. Proc. Amer. Forage Grassl. Counc. Vol.19 (CD). June. Springfield, Mo.

Bello, N. M., J. P. Steibel and R. J. Tempelman (2010). Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Random and Residual Variance-Covariance Matrices in Bivariate Mixed Effects Models. Biometrical Journal 52 (3): 297-313.

Song, W.X. Empirical likelihood confidence intervals for density function in errors-in-variables model. To appear in the Journal of Statistical Research.

Koul, H.L. and W.X. Song. Bickel-Rosenblatt type goodness-of-fit tests in errors-in-variables model. To appear in the Journal of French Statistics Society.

Berardelli, D., M. Desmond and L. Murray (2010). Reproductive success of burrowing owls in urban and grassland habitats in southern New Mexico. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 122 (1): 51-59.

Claus, H., M. Dikeman, L. Murray, J. Brooks, J. Shook, C. Hilton, T. Lawrence, J. Mehaffey, B. Johnson,  D. Allen, M. Streeter, W. Nichols, J. Hutcheson, D. Yates, M. Miller, M. Hunt and J. Killefer (2010). Supplementing feedlot steers and heifers with Zilmax® increases proportions of strip loin, chuck clod, and top sirloin steaks exceeding Warner-Bratzler shear force thresholds whereas aging moderates this effect.  Meat Science 85: 347-355. 

Green, S., G. Picchioni, L. Murray, and M. Wall (2010). Yield and quality of field-grown celosia and globe amaranth cut flowers at four plant densities.  HortTechnology 20(3): 612-619.

Al-Lawati, A., C. Pierce, L. Murray and I. Ray (2010). Combining ability and heterosis for forage yield among elite alfalfa core collection accessions with different fall dormancy responses.  Crop Science 50:1-9.

A.H. Babcock, D.G. Renter, B.J. White, S.R. Dubnicka, and H.M. Scott (2010). Temporal distributions of respiratory disease events with cohorts of feedlot cattle and associations with cattle health and performance indices. Preventive Veterinary Medicine  97:198-219. 

Zhang, S., R. Shukle, O. Mittapalli, Y.C. Zhu, J.C. Reese, H. Wang, B. Hua and M. Chen (2010). The gut transcriptome of a gall midge, Mayetiola destructor. Journal of Insect Physiology. Volume 56, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 1198-1206.

Miao, J., Q. Fan, L. Cui, X. Li, H.Wang, G. Ning, J.C. Reese and L. Cui (2010). The MYST family histone acetyltransferase regulates gene expression and cell cycle in malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Molecular Microbiology 78(4): 883902.

K. Zhang and H. Wang (2010). Nonparametric tests for longitudinal array comparative genomic hybridization data. Statistics and Its Interface 3(2): 211-222.

A.C. Bathke, S.W. Harrar, H. Wang, K. Zhang, and H. Piepho (2010). Series of randomized complete block experiments with non-normal data. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 54(7):1840-1857.

W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2010). Model checking in partial linear regression models with Berkson measurement error. Statistica Sinica. 20 (4): 1551-1579.

H. Wang, S. Tolos and S. Wang (2010). A distribution free nonparametric test to detect dependence between a response variable and covariate in presence of heteroscedastic treatment effects. Canadian Journal of Statistics 38(3):408-433.

Chen, K., Jiang, W. and Tanner, M. A. (2010). A note on some algorithms for the Gibbs posterior. Statistics & Probability Letters, 80 (15-16), 1234-1241.

Jumpponen, A., Keating, K., Gadbury, G., Jones K.L., Mattox, J.D. (2010). Multi-element fingerprinting in high throughput sequencing identify multiple elements that affect fungal communities in Quercus macrocarpa foliage. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 5: 1157-1161.

Song, W.X. and Du, J. (2010). Distributional Free Lack-of-Fit Tests in Balanced Mixed Models. Statistics and Probability Letters. 80: 1378-1387.

A. Al-Lawati, C. Pierce, L. Murray and I. Ray (2010). Combining ability and heterosis for forage yield among elite alfalfa core collection accessions with different fall dormancy responses. Crop Science, 50:1-9.

H. Wang and M. Akritas (2010c). Rank test for heteroscedastic functional data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101:1791-1805.

G.N. Sun, C.S. Zhu, M.H. Kramer, S.S. Yang, W.X. Song, H.P. Peipho and J. Yu (2010). Variation Explained in Mixed-Model Association Mapping. Heredity, doi:10.1038/hdy.2010.11.

W. Yao (2010). A Profile Likelihood Method for Normal Mixture with Unequal Variance. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140:2089-2098.

W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2010). Conditional variance model checking. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140(4):1056-1072.

W.X. Song (2010). Moderate deviations for deconvolution kernel density estimators with ordinary smooth measurement errors. Statistics and Probability Letters, 80:169-176.

X. Liu, C.E. Williams, J.A. Nemacheck, H. Wang, S. Subramanyam, C. Zheng and M. Chen 2010). Reactive oxygen species is involved in plant defense against a Gall Midge. Plant Physiology, 152:985-999.

H. Wang, J. Higgins and D. Blasi (2010). Distribution-Free tests for no effect of treatment in heteroscedastic functional data under both weak and long range dependence. Statistics and Probability Letters, 80:390-402.

X. Hu, G.L. Gadbury, Q. Xiang and D.B. Allison (2010). Illustrations on using the distribution of a p-value in high dimensional data analysis. Advances and Applications in Statistical Science, 1:191-213.

H. Wang and M. Akritas (2010b). Inference from heteroscedastic functional data. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 22:2, 149-168.

G.L. Gadbury (2010). Subject – Treatment Interaction. In Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Edited by Shein-Chung Chow. Informa Healthcare, London. p. 1316 – 1321.

2009 Publications

J.S. Stevenson, J.J. Higgins, Y. Jung. (2009). Pregnancy outcome after insemination of frozen-thawed bovine semen packaged in two straw sizes: A meta-analysis. J. Dairy Sci. 92:4432-4438 doi: 10.3168/jds.2009-2304.

M. Harper, M. Roberts, K. Getty, E. Boyle, D. Fung, J.Higgins (2009). Evaluation of Two Thermal Processing Schedules at Low Relative Humidity for Elimination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Serovars in Chopped and Formed Beef Jerky. Journal of Food Protection. Vol 72. No 12, 2009, Pages 2476-2482.

Depenbusch, B.E., C.M. Coleman, J.J. Higgins, and J.S. Drouillard (2009). Increasing levels of dried corn distiller's grains with solubles on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and meat quality of yearling heifers. J. Anim. Sci. Aug;87(8):2653-2663.

Depenbusch, B.E., E.R. Loe, J.J. Sindt, N.A. Cole, J.J. Higgins, and J.S. Drouillard (2009). Optimizing use of distiller's grains in finishing diets containing steam-flaked corn. J. Anim. Sci. 87(8):2644-2652.

J. Du, H. Zhang and V. S. Mandrekar (2009). Fixed-domain asymptotic properties of tapered maximum likelihood estimators. The Annals of Statistics, 37(6A):3330-3361.

J. J. Kaplan and J. Du (2009). Question format and representations: do heuristics and biases apply to statistics students? Statistics Education Research Journal, 8(2):56-73.

W.X. Song, H. Wang and W. Yao (2009). On the adaptive robust modal local polynomial regression. International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 9:217-231.

H. Wang and M. Akritas (2009b). Rank tests in heteroscedastic multi-way HANOVA. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(6):663-681.

G. von Borries and H. Wang (2009). Partition clustering of high dimensional low sample size data based on p-values. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53:3987-3998.

M.S. Chen, E. Echegaray, R.J. Whitworth, H. Wang, P.E. Sloderbeck, A. Knutson, K.L. Giles and T.A. Royer (2009). Virulence analysis of Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) populations from Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102(2): 74-780.

M.S. Chen, X.M. Liu, H. Wang and M. El Bouhssini (2009). Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) interactions with barley, rice, and wheat seedlings. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102(4):1663-1672.

G.L.Gadbury, K.G. Garrett and D.B. Allison (2009). Challenges and Approaches to Statistical Design and Inference in High Dimensional Investigations. Plant Systems Biology. Series in Methods in Molecular Biology, Belostotsky D (ed). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press Inc., 181-206.

M. May, M. Quinn, C. Reinhardt, L. Murray, M. Gibson, K. Karges, and J. Drouillard, J. (2009). Effects of dry-rolled or steam-flaked corn finishing diets with or without twenty-five percent dried distiller's grains on ruminal fermentation and apparent total tract digestion. Journal of Animal Science, 87:3630-3638.

C. Fiore, J. Schroeder, L. Murray, S. Thomas and I. Ray. (2009). Root-knot nematode-resistant alfalfa suppresses subsequent crop damage from the nutsedge-nematode pest complex. Journal of Agronomy, 101(4):754-763.

M.P. Anderson and S.R. Dubnicka (2009). Sequential Bayesian classification: DNA barcodes. Proceedings of the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture [CD-ROM], Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

S.R. Dubnicka (2009). Kernel density estimation with missing data and auxiliary variables. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 51:247-270.

W. Yao and B.G. Lindsay (2009). Bayesian Mixture Labeling by Highest Posterior Density. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104:758-767

W.X. Song (2009). Relative potency estimation in direct bioassy with measurement errors, The 2009 Proceedings of Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture.

Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2009). Permutation tests from biased samples for the equality of two distributions. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(3):305-319.

W.X. Song (2009). Lack-of-fit testing in errors-in-variable model with validation data. Statistics and Probability Letters, 79:765-773.

Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2009). Permutation tests from biased samples for the equality of two distributions. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(3):305-319.

W.X. Song and H. Liang (2009). Improved estimation in multiple linear regression models with measurement error and general constraint. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100:726-741.

W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2009). Minimum distance regression model checking with Berkson error. Annals of Statistics, 37(1):132-156.

2008 Publications

T. Farran, C. Reinhardt, D. Blasi, J. Minton, T. Elassasser, J. Higgins, J. Drouillard (2008). Source of Dietary Lipid May Modify the Immune Response in Stressed Feeder Cattle. J. Anim Sci. 2008 Mar 14.

K. Brown, R. Goodband, M. Tokach, S. Dritz, J. Nelssen, J. Minton, J. Higgins, X. Lin, J. Odle, J. Woodworth, B. Johnson. Effects of feeding l-carnitine to gilts through day 70 of gestation on litter traits and the expression of insulin-like growth factor system components and l-carnitine concentration in foetal tissues. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 92(2008) 660-667.

J. Coetzee, K. Kocan, J. Higgins, M. Apley, D. Jones. (2008) Ultrastructural and fluorochromatic changes of Anaplasma marginale exposed to oxytetracycline, imidocarb and enrofloxacin in short-term erythrocyte cultures. Veterinary Microbiology, doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.10.014.

J. Dependbusch, J. Drouillard, E. Loe, J. Higgins, M. Corrigan, M. Quinn. (2008) Efficacy of monensin and tylosin in finishing diets based on steam-flaked corn with and without corn wet distiller's grains with solubles. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2270-2276

F.R. Miller and J.W. Neill (2008). General Lack of Fit Tests Based on Families of Groupings. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138:2433-2449.

H. Wang, J.W. Neill and F.R. Miller (2008). Nonparametric clustering of functional data. Statistics and Its Interface, 1:47-62.

G.L. Gadbury, X. Qinfang, L. Yang, S. Barnes, G.P. Page and D.B. Allison (2008). Evaluating statistical methods using plasmode data sets in the age of massive public databases: An illustration using false discovery rates. Plos Genetics, 4(6): e1000098.

H. Zhang and J. Du (2008). Covariance Tapering in Spatial Statistics. In Positive definite functions: From Schoenberg to space-time challenges, (eds) J. Mateu and E. Porcu. Gráficas Castañ, Spain. (ISBN: 978-84-612-8282-1)

G.L. Gadbury, T. Supapakorn, C.S. Coffey, S.W. Keith and D.B. Allison (2008). Application of potential outcomes to an intentional weight loss latent variable problem. Statistics and Its Interface, 1:87-98.

L.D. Hunter, G.L. Gadbury and Y. Huang (2008). Atrazine exposure and breast cancer incidence: An ecological study of Missouri counties. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 90:367-376.

Z. Ou, L. Murray, S. Thomas, J. Schroeder and J. Libbin (2008). Nutsedge counts predict Meloidogyne inconita juvenile counts in an integrated management system. Journal of Nematology, 40(2):99-108.

Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2008). Nonparametric tests for the median from a size-biased sample. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 20(1):19-37.

M.S. Agudelo, M. Desmond, and L. Murray (2008). Influence of desertification on site occupancy by grassland and shrubland birds during the non-breeding season in the northern Chihuahuan desert. Studies in Avian Biology, 37:101-112.

W. Lindemann, M. Tahboub, and L. Murray (2008). Chemical and physical properties of soil amended with pecan wood chips. Horicultural Science, 43(3):891-896.

M. Tahboub, S. Sanogo, P. Bosland, and L. Murray (2008). Heat level in chile pepper in relation to root and fruit infection by Phytophthora capsici. Horticultural Science, 43(6):1846-1851.

W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2008). Model checking with Berkson measurement error. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138:1615-1628.

W.X. Song (2008). Model checking in errors-in-variables regression. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 99:2406-2433.