2611
Cattle/Sheep/Goat 2

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-12:40 PM
Room: San Diego
Organizer:
Wansheng Liu
8:00 AM
A Livestock Database for Long Term Storage and Use of Genomic and Other Associated Information
Harvey Blackburn, National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation, USDA; Ted Manahan, ARS; Milton Thomas, Colorado State University; Richard M. Enns, Colorado State University; Scott E. Speidel, Colorado State University; Samuel Paiva, EMBRAPA

8:20 AM
A Genetic Investigation of Isle of Jersey Cattle, the Foundation of the Jersey Breed
Heather J Huson, Cornell University; Tad S. Sonstegard, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; James Godfrey, Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society; David Hambrook, Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society; Cari Wolfe, American Jersey Cattle Association; George R. Wiggans, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Harvey Blackburn, National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation, USDA; Curtis P. Van Tassell, USDA-ARS-AGIL

8:40 AM
The Use of PacBio and Hi-C Data in de novo Assembly of the Goat Genome
Derek Bickhart, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Sergey Koren, National Human Genome Research Institute; Adam Phillippy, National Human Genome Research Institute; Timothy P.L. Smith, USDA, ARS, USMARC; Ivan Liachko, University of Washington - Department of Genome Sciences; Joshua N. Burton, University of Washington - Department of Genome Sciences; Brian Sayre, Virginia State University; Heather J Huson, Cornell University; Steven G. Schroeder, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Curtis P. VanTassell, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Tad S. Sonstegard, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS

9:00 AM
Genomic Analyses for Palatability of Beef
Raluca Mateescu, Dept. of Animal Sciences, University of Florida; Dorian J. Garrick, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University; James M. Reecy, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University

9:20 AM
Utilisation of the Ovine HD SNP Chip for Meat Quality Traits in NZ Composite Terminal Sire Breeds
Shannon Clarke, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; Michael Lee, University of Otago; Rudiger Brauning, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; Wendy Bain, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; Tracey Van Stijn, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Rayna Anderson, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; Ken G. Dodds, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd; John McEwan, Invermay Agricultural Centre, AgResearch Ltd

9:40 AM
DNA Methylation Affects Phenotypic Variation in Cattle Possessing Extreme Phenotypes for Residual Feed Intake
Stephanie McKay, University of Vermont; Jae Woo Kim, University of Missouri; Richard Chapple, Baylor College of Medicine; Robert D. Schnabel, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri; Darren E. Hagen, delete; Kevin Wells, University of Missouri; Derek Bickhart, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; James E. Koltes, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University; James M. Reecy, Iowa State University; Jeremy F. Taylor, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri; Kristen Taylor, University of Missouri

10:00 AM
Break


10:30 AM
Mapping a Major Gene for Bovine Ovulation Rate
Brian W. Kirkpatrick, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Chris A. Morris, AgResearch

10:50 AM
Evidence for Positive Selection of Taurine Genes within a QTL Region on Chromosome X Associated with Testicular Size in Australian Brahman Cattle
Russell Lyons, Animal Genetics Laboratory, School of Veterinary Science,The University of Queensland; Nguyen To Loan, School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience; Marina R. S. Fortes, School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Australia; Matthew Kelly, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation; Sean McWilliam, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Sigrid A. Lehnert, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Stephen Moore, University of Queensland

11:10 AM
Genome Changes Due to Forty Years of Artificial Selection Associated with Divergent Dairy Production and Reproduction
Tad S. Sonstegard, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Li Ma, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland; Eui-Soo Kim, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Curtis P. VanTassell, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, USDA-ARS; George R. Wiggans, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; Brian A. Crooker, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota; John B. Cole, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; George Liu, Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, ARS-USDA; John R. Garbe, Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, University of Minnesota; Scott Fahrenkrug, Recombinetics; F. Abel Ponce De Leon, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota; Yang Da, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota

11:30 AM
Major Genes Influencing Prolificacy in Sheep: A Source of Basic Knowledge of Ovarian Function and a Tool for Genetic Improvement
St├ęphane Fabre, INRA; Julie Demars, INRA; Laurence Drouilhet, INRA; Camille Mansanet, INRA; Gwenola Tosser-Klopp, INRA; Loys Bodin, INRA

12:10 PM
A Systems Biology Approach to Prioritize SNP and Genes Affecting Fertility in Tropical Beef Cattle
Laercio Portoneto, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Sigrid A. Lehnert, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Antonio Reverter, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship

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