Session 36. Genetics commission early career scientist competition – Part 2

Date: 2nd September 2015; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: H. Mulder

Theatre Session 36

Meta-analysis of GWAS of bovine stature with >50,000 animals imputed to whole-genome sequence
A.C. Bouwman, H. Pausch, A. Govignon-Gion, C. Hoze, M.P. Sanchez, M. Boussaha, D. Boichard, G. Sahana, R.F. Brondum, B. Guldbrandtsen, M.S. Lund, J. Vilkki, M. Sargolzaei, F.S. Schenkel, J.F. Taylor, J.L. Hoff, R.D. Schnabel, R.F. Veerkamp, M.E. Goddard and B.J. Hayes & The 1000 Bull Genomes Consortium

Multi-breed GWAS and meta-analysis using sequences of five dairy cattle breeds improve QTL mapping
I. Van Den Berg, D. Boichard and M.S. Lund

Association studies for growth index in three dairy cattle breeds using whole-genome sequence data
X. Mao, G. Sahana, D.J. De Koning and B. Guldbrandtsen

Screening for selection signatures in Norwegian Red cattle
B. Hillestad, J.A. Woolliams, S.A. Boison, D.I. Vage, T. Meuwissen and G. Klemetsdal

Use of Wright’s fixation index (Fst) to detect potential selective sweeps in Nelore Cattle
D.F. Cardoso, G.C. Venturini, M.E.Z. Mercadante, J.N.S.G. Cyrillo, M. Erbe, C. Reimer, H. Simianer, L.G. Albuquerque and H. Tonhati

How selection shaped the Italian Large White pig genome: a tale of short term artificial evolution
G. Schiavo, G. Galimberti, D.G. Calo, A.B. Samore, F. Bertolini, V. Russo, M. Gallo, L. Buttazzoni and L. Fontanesi

The use of imputed haplotypes to identify lethal recessive effects in pigs
D.M. Howard, R. Pong-Wong, P.W. Knap, N. Deeb and J.A. Woolliams


Analysis of copy number variations in 32 Polish Holstein-Friesian cow genomes based on NGS data
M. Mielczarek, M. Frąszczak, R. Giannico, G. Minozzi, E.L. Nicolazzi, K. Wojdak-Maksymiec and J. Szyda

Predicting the accuracy of multi-population genomic prediction
Y.C.J. Wientjes, P. Bijma, R.F. Veerkamp and M.P.L. Calus

Can multi-subpopulation reference sets improve the genomic predictive ability for pigs?
A. Fangmann, S. Bergfelder, E. Tholen, H. Simianer and M. Erbe

Accuracy of genomic predictions for dairy traits in Gyr cattle (Bos indicus)
S.A. Boison, A.T.H. Utsunomiya, D.J.A. Santos, H.H.R. Neves, G. Meszaros, R. Carvalheiro, J.F. Garcia, M.V.G.B. Silva and J. Solkner

Genomic prediction of performance in pigs using additive and dominance effects
M.S. Lopes, J.W.M. Bastiaansen, L. Janns, E.F. Knol and H. Bovenhuis

Equivalence of genomic breeding values and reliabilities estimated with SNP-BLUP and GBLUP
L. Plieschke, C. Edel, E. Pimentel, R. Emmerling, J. Bennewitz and K.-U. Goetz

Genomic predictions in Norwegian Red Cattle: comparison of methods
O.O.M. Iheshiulor, J.A. Woolliams, X. Yu and T.H.E. Meuwissen