J A Woolliams

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The utility of low-density genotyping for imputation in the Thoroughbred horse
    Laura J Corbin
    Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
    Genet Sel Evol 46:9. 2014
  2. pmc Genomic selection requires genomic control of inbreeding
    Anna K Sonesson
    Nofima AS, 1431 As, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 44:27. 2012
  3. pmc Evaluating alternate models to estimate genetic parameters of calving traits in United Kingdom Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle
    Sophie A E Eaglen
    Animal and Veterinary Sciences Group, SAC, Roslin Institute Building, Easter Bush, Midlothian, UK
    Genet Sel Evol 44:23. 2012
  4. pmc Strategies for implementing genomic selection in family-based aquaculture breeding schemes: double haploid sib test populations
    Kahsay 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
  5. pmc The importance of identity-by-state information for the accuracy of genomic selection
    Tu Luan
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, N 1432, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 44:28. 2012
  6. pmc Development of a high density 600K SNP genotyping array for chicken
    Andreas Kranis
    Aviagen Ltd, Midlothian, UK
    BMC Genomics 14:59. 2013
  7. pmc Comparative analyses of genetic trends and prospects for selection against hip and elbow dysplasia in 15 UK dog breeds
    Thomas W Lewis
    Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU, UK
    BMC Genet 14:16. 2013
  8. pmc Effect of non-random mating on genomic and BLUP selection schemes
    Kahsay G Nirea
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Science, As, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 44:11. 2012
  9. pmc A fast algorithm for BayesB type of prediction of genome-wide estimates of genetic value
    Theo H E Meuwissen
    Institute Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 41:2. 2009
  10. pmc Evidence for genetic variance in resistance to tuberculosis in Great Britain and Irish Holstein-Friesian populations
    Mairéad L Bermingham
    The Roslin Institute, Roslin Biocentre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
    BMC Proc 5:S15. 2011

Collaborators

  • A Y H Liu
  • J L Williams
  • S H Downs
  • P M Visscher
  • S Brotherstone
  • A P Mitchell
  • Theo H E Meuwissen
  • Kahsay G Nirea
  • Anna K Sonesson
  • Andreas Kranis
  • Laura J Corbin
  • Sarah C Blott
  • Thomas W Lewis
  • Stephen C Bishop
  • Tu Luan
  • Sophie A E Eaglen
  • Pamela Wiener
  • Mairéad L Bermingham
  • L J Corbin
  • Ross K Shepherd
  • Mark Vaudin
  • June E Swinburne
  • Almas A Gheyas
  • Mahmood Gholami
  • Paul M Hocking
  • Steffen Weigend
  • Kellie A Watson
  • Tim M Strom
  • Fiona Brew
  • Janet Fulton
  • Sarah Smith
  • Frances Turner
  • Henner Simianer
  • Mark Fife
  • Pete Kaiser
  • Nigel Salmon
  • Clarissa Boschiero
  • Ali Pirani
  • Richard Talbot
  • Saber Qanbari
  • Le Yu
  • David W Burt
  • Georg Haberer
  • Rudolf Preisinger
  • Eileen Wall
  • Mike P Coffey
  • Sergio I Roman-Ponce
  • Alessandro Bagnato
  • Marlies Dolezal
  • Jørgen Odegård
  • Theo He Meuwissen
  • Andrew Law
  • Richard S Clifton-Hadley
  • Donagh P Berry
  • Simon J More
  • Beatriz Gutiérrez-Gil
  • Isabella M Higgins
  • Elizabeth J Glass
  • Mike Coffey
  • Mohammad A Edriss
  • Margaret Good
  • David Waddington
  • Andrew R Cromie
  • Ian Ms White
  • S C Blott
  • M Vaudin
  • S C Bishop
  • J E Swinburne
  • Ross Shepherd
  • Trygve R Solberg

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint The utility of low-density genotyping for imputation in the Thoroughbred horse
    Laura J Corbin
    Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
    Genet Sel Evol 46:9. 2014
    ..In this study, we investigated the potential for low-density genotyping and subsequent imputation to address this problem...
  2. pmc Genomic selection requires genomic control of inbreeding
    Anna K Sonesson
    Nofima AS, 1431 As, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 44:27. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Evaluating alternate models to estimate genetic parameters of calving traits in United Kingdom Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle
    Sophie 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...
  4. pmc Strategies for implementing genomic selection in family-based aquaculture breeding schemes: double haploid sib test populations
    Kahsay 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...
  5. pmc The importance of identity-by-state information for the accuracy of genomic selection
    Tu Luan
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, N 1432, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 44:28. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Development of a high density 600K SNP genotyping array for chicken
    Andreas 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...
  7. pmc Comparative analyses of genetic trends and prospects for selection against hip and elbow dysplasia in 15 UK dog breeds
    Thomas W Lewis
    Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU, UK
    BMC Genet 14:16. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Effect of non-random mating on genomic and BLUP selection schemes
    Kahsay 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...
  9. pmc A fast algorithm for BayesB type of prediction of genome-wide estimates of genetic value
    Theo H E Meuwissen
    Institute Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    Genet Sel Evol 41:2. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Evidence for genetic variance in resistance to tuberculosis in Great Britain and Irish Holstein-Friesian populations
    Mairéad L Bermingham
    The Roslin Institute, Roslin Biocentre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
    BMC Proc 5:S15. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Information content in genome-wide scans: concordance between patterns of genetic differentiation and linkage mapping associations
    Pamela 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...
  12. pmc Genomic selection and complex trait prediction using a fast EM algorithm applied to genome-wide markers
    Ross 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...
  13. doi request reprint Canine hip and elbow dysplasia in UK Labrador retrievers
    J 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...
  14. doi request reprint Linkage disequilibrium and historical effective population size in the Thoroughbred horse
    L 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...
  15. doi request reprint Continuous approximations for optimizing allele trajectories
    A Y H Liu
    Roslin Institute, Midlothian EH259PS, UK
    Genet Res (Camb) 92:157-66. 2010
    ..5 followed by rapid fixation...
  16. doi request reprint Evidence of genetic resistance of cattle to infection with Mycobacterium bovis
    S 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimation of pedigree errors in the UK dairy population using microsatellite markers and the impact on selection
    P 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...