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Sarah Black

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Phone: (979) 845-4672

Department: VTPB

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  • Ph.D. Genetics, Texas A&M University 2010
  • B.S. Biology, University of Arkansas 2004


  • 2004 Genetics Fellow, Biomedical Sciences Training Grant, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 2008 National Institutes of Health New Investigator Travel Award, International Federation of Placenta Associations, 12th Annual Meeting 2011 Best Postdoctoral Poster Presentation, Texas Genetics Society 2011 College of Veterinary Medicine Postdoctoral Research Award, Texas A&M University 2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics


Viral particles of endogenous betaretroviruses are released in the sheep uterus and infect the conceptus trophectoderm in a transspecies embryo transfer model.
Black SG, Arnaud F, Burghardt RC, Satterfield MC, Fleming JA, Long CR, Hanna C, Murphy L, Biek R, Palmarini M, Spencer TE.
J Virol. 2010 Sep; 84(18):9078-85.
PMID: 20610723 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Endogenous retroviruses in trophoblast differentiation and placental development.
Black SG, Arnaud F, Palmarini M, Spencer TE.
Am J Reprod Immunol. 2010 Oct; 64(4):255-64.
PMID: 20528833 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Interplay between ovine bone marrow stromal cell antigen 2/tetherin and endogenous retroviruses.
Arnaud F, Black SG, Murphy L, Griffiths DJ, Neil SJ, Spencer TE, Palmarini M.
J Virol. 2010 May; 84(9):4415-25.
PMID: 20181686 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Endogenous retroviruses of sheep: a model system for understanding physiological adaptation to an evolving ruminant genome.
Spencer TE, Black SG, Arnaud F, Palmarini M.
Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl. 2010 ; 67:95-104.
PMID: 21755665 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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