Session 16. Discovery plenary session

Date: 1 September 2015; 08:30 – 14:00 hours
Chairperson: P. Chemineau

Theatre Session 16

Ancestral influences on descendant generations: a case study using the olfactory system in rodents
Invited B.G. Dias

Epigenetic mechanisms and their implications in animal breeding
Invited K. Wimmers, N. Trakooljul, M. Oster, E. Murani and S. Ponsuksili


Ancestral exposure to stress epigenetically programs preterm birth risk and health outcomes
Invited G.A. Metz, Y. Yao, A.M. Shriner, F.C.R. Zucchi, O. Babenko, I. Kovalchuk and D.M. Olson

Epigenetic databases in cattle and the prediction of phenotypes from genotypes
Invited H. Jammes, H. Kiefer, E. Devinoy and J.P. Renard


Leroy presentation

Genomic selection: the use of genomic information in animal breeding
Invited T. Meuwissen