2610
Cattle/Sheep/Goat 1

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM-6:10 PM
Room: San Diego
Organizer:
Wansheng Liu
1:30 PM
Analysis of the Sheep Genome, with a Focus on the Evolution and Function of the Rumen and Implications for Methane Production by Ruminants
Brian Dalrymple, CSIRO Agriculture; Ruidong Xiang, CSIRO Agriculture; Jiang Yu, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences; Jude Bond, DPI NSW; V. Hutton Oddy, DPI NSW; Phil Vercoe, The University of Western Australia; John McEwan, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; Pablo Fuentes-Utrilla, Edinburgh Genomics; Alan L. Archibald, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh; Richard Talbot, Edinburgh Genomics, University of Edinburgh

1:50 PM
Genome Wide Methylation Patterns in Holstein Leukocytes
Chad Dechow, The Pennsylvania State University; Wansheng Liu, Department of Animal Science, Penn State University

2:10 PM
Update on the International Goat Genome Consortium Projects
Gwenola Tosser-Klopp, INRA; International Goat Genome Consortium (IGGC), INRA; Max F. Rothschild, Iowa State University; Heather J Huson, Cornell University; Ezequiel Luis Nicolazzi, Fondazione Parco Tecnologico Padano; Tad S. Sonstegard, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Marcel Amills, Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics; Penny Riggs, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University; Curtis P. VanTassell, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Paolo Ajmone Marsan, Inst. of Zootechnics, Università Cattolica del S. Cuore; Alessandra Stella, PTP Science Park; Brian Sayre, Virginia State University; Wenguang Zhang, Kumming Institute of Zoology; Rachel Rupp, INRA GENPHYSE

2:30 PM
Muscle Hypertrophy and Polar Overdominance in Callipyge Sheep
Christopher A. Bidwell, Purdue University

2:50 PM
Break


3:20 PM
Improving the Reference Genomes for the Sheep and the Cow
Kim C. Worley, Baylor College of Medicine; Adam C. English, Baylor College of Medicine; Xiang Qin, Baylor College of Medicine; Shwetha C. Murali, Baylor College of Medicine; Daniel S. T. Hughes, Baylor College of Medicine; Stephen Richards, Baylor College of Medicine; Jeffrey Rogers, Baylor College of Medicine; Yi Han, Baylor College of Medicine; Vanessa Vee, Baylor College of Medicine; Min Wang, Baylor College of Medicine; Timothy P.L. Smith, USDA, ARS, USMARC; Tara G. McDaneld, USDA-ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center; Lee Alexander, USDA ARS; Brian Dalrymple, CSIRO Agriculture; James W. Kijas, CSIRO Animal, Health and Food Science; Noelle Cockett, Utah State University; David C. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shiguo Zhou, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Eric Boerwinkle, Baylor College of Medicine; Donna M. Muzny, Baylor College of Medicine; Richard A. Gibbs, Baylor College of Medicine

3:40 PM
New Perspectives from Two Large NIFA Funded Grants: An Overview of GWAS Results
Christopher M. Seabury, Texas A&M University; Feed Efficiency Consortium, http://www.beefefficiency.org/; Bovine Respiratory Disease Consortium, http://www.brdcomplex.org

4:00 PM
Whole-Genome Sequencing Reveals the Diversity and Population-Genetic Properties of Cattle CNVs
George E. Liu, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Derek Bickhart, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Lingyang Xu, University of Maryland; Jana L Hutchison, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; John B. Cole, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Steven G. Schroeder, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Jiuzhou Song, University of Maryland; Jose Fernando Garcia, Sao Paulo State University / UNESP; Curtis P. VanTassell, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Tad S. Sonstegard, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Robert D. Schnabel, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri; Jeremy F. Taylor, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri; Harris Lewin, University of California, Davis

4:20 PM
NRSP-8 Station Reports


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