J A Woolliams
Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- Genomic selection requires genomic control of inbreedingAnna K Sonesson
Nofima AS, 1431 As, Norway
Genet Sel Evol 44:27. 2012....
- Evaluating alternate models to estimate genetic parameters of calving traits in United Kingdom Holstein-Friesian dairy cattleSophie A E Eaglen
Animal and Veterinary Sciences Group, SAC, Roslin Institute Building, Easter Bush, Midlothian, UK
Genet Sel Evol 44:23. 2012..However, across countries, various statistical models are used to estimate these parameters. This study evaluates different models for calving ease and stillbirth in United Kingdom Holstein-Friesian cattle...
- The importance of identity-by-state information for the accuracy of genomic selectionTu Luan
Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, N 1432, Norway
Genet Sel Evol 44:28. 2012....
- Strategies for implementing genomic selection in family-based aquaculture breeding schemes: double haploid sib test populationsKahsay G Nirea
Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Science, PO Box 5003, As 1432, Norway
Genet Sel Evol 44:30. 2012..The latter approach was studied here with creation of double haploids and use of non-random mating designs...
- Development of a high density 600K SNP genotyping array for chickenAndreas Kranis
Aviagen Ltd, Midlothian, UK
BMC Genomics 14:59. 2013..Although the chicken is one of the most important farm animals, no HD array is yet available for high resolution genetic analysis of this species...
- Comparative analyses of genetic trends and prospects for selection against hip and elbow dysplasia in 15 UK dog breedsThomas W Lewis
Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU, UK
BMC Genet 14:16. 2013....
- Effect of non-random mating on genomic and BLUP selection schemesKahsay G Nirea
Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Science, As, Norway
Genet Sel Evol 44:11. 2012..Such consequences could be alleviated by appropriately designing and optimizing breeding schemes i.e. by improving selection and mating procedures...
- A fast algorithm for BayesB type of prediction of genome-wide estimates of genetic valueTheo H E Meuwissen
Institute Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
Genet Sel Evol 41:2. 2009....
- Evidence for genetic variance in resistance to tuberculosis in Great Britain and Irish Holstein-Friesian populationsMairéad L Bermingham
The Roslin Institute, Roslin Biocentre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
BMC Proc 5:S15. 2011....
- Information content in genome-wide scans: concordance between patterns of genetic differentiation and linkage mapping associationsPamela Wiener
The Roslin Institute and R D SVS, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
BMC Genomics 12:65. 2011..Such regions may contain genes of large phenotypic effect. However, few studies have attempted to address the power or efficacy of such an approach...
- Genomic selection and complex trait prediction using a fast EM algorithm applied to genome-wide markersRoss K Shepherd
School of Information and Communication Technology, CQUniversity, Rockhampton 4702, Australia
BMC Bioinformatics 11:529. 2010..Whole genome Bayesian models are an effective way of incorporating this and other important prior information into modelling. However a full Bayesian analysis is often not feasible due to the large computational time involved...
- Canine hip and elbow dysplasia in UK Labrador retrieversJ A Woolliams
Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
Vet J 189:169-76. 2011..Ongoing advances in genomic technology may be utilised for increasing the rate of genetic progress in selection against HD and for complex diseases in general, through the use of genomic evaluations...
- Linkage disequilibrium and historical effective population size in the Thoroughbred horseL J Corbin
Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Roslin Biocentre, EH25 9PS, UK
Anim Genet 41:8-15. 2010..Given the high LD observed and the small estimated N(e), genomic methodologies such as genomic selection could feasibly be applied to this population using the existing SNP marker set...
- Continuous approximations for optimizing allele trajectoriesA Y H Liu
Roslin Institute, Midlothian EH259PS, UK
Genet Res (Camb) 92:157-66. 2010..5 followed by rapid fixation...
- Evidence of genetic resistance of cattle to infection with Mycobacterium bovisS Brotherstone
School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
J Dairy Sci 93:1234-42. 2010..Results demonstrate that genetics could play an important role in controlling BTB by reducing both the incidence and the severity of herd breakdowns...
- Estimation of pedigree errors in the UK dairy population using microsatellite markers and the impact on selectionP M Visscher
University of Edinburgh, Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
J Dairy Sci 85:2368-75. 2002..We predict a loss of response to selection of approximately 2 to 3% given this error rate...