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research Functional Genomics Comparative Genomics QTL Mapping Livestock Genome Sequencing Initiative

Ravikiran Donthu


Educational Background
M.S. in Bioinformatics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 2003.
B.S. in Pharmacy, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, 2000.

Current Project
Fine Mapping of Economic Trait Loci and Determinantion of their Allele Frequency; Resequencing of QTL Regions; SNP Discovery

Areas of interest
Bioinformatics, and Comparative Mammalian Genomics

Selected Publications

Multi-species whole genome analysis of vertebrate chromosomal evolution reveals ancient reuse breakpoints and large conserved syntenies. Larkin, D.M., G. Pape, L. Auvil, R. Donthu, M. Welge and H.A. Lewin. 2007. Plant and Animal Genome XV, January 13-17. San Diego, CA.

In silico discovery, mapping, and genotyping of 1,039 cattle SNPs on a panel of eighteen breeds. Donthu R., D.M. Larkin, M.P. Heaton and H.A. Lewin. 2006. 30th International Conference on Animal Genetics, August 20-25. Porto Seguro, Brazil.

  Laboratory of Mammalian Genome Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
206 Edward R. Madigan Laboratory 
1201 West Gregory Drive 
Urbana, IL 61801

Phone 217-244-6745