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Animal Epigenetics

The subject matter for the Animal Epigenetics Workshop includes classic epigenetics topics such as DNA and chromatin modifications, chromosomal imprinting, parent-of–origin or allele-specific genetic effects as well as more broadly defined topics including genetic regulation, reprogramming and non-coding RNA.
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 4,5,6
Organizers:
Hasan Khatib and Erdogan Memili
1:30 PM
Integrating DNA Methylation with other 'Omics Data Sets for Prediction of Meat Tenderness in Sheep
Christine Couldrey, AgResearch Ltd. Ruakura; Daisy Shepherd, AgResearch Ltd. Ruakura; Paul Maclean, AgResearch Ltd. Ruakura; Shannon Clarke, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; John McEwan, AgResearch Ltd. Invermay Agricultural Centre; Rudiger Brauning, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Vanessa Cave, AgResearch Ltd. Ruakura

1:50 PM
Non-Invasive Biomarkers of Embryo Development in Cattle
Jenna Kropp, University of Wisconsin

2:30 PM
Genetic Architecture and Evolution of Complex Traits
Mike E. Goddard, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

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