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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 12, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 5-6
Organizer:
Hasan Khatib
1:30 PM
Introduction
Hasan Khatib, University of Wisconsin Madison

2:10 PM
MicroRNAs are Master Regulators of the Bovine Lactation Curve
Eveline M. Ibeagha-Awemu, Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

3:10 PM
Mapping Parent-of-Origin Effects in the Chicken Transcriptome Using de-novo Transcriptome Assembly or Reference Genomes
Fernando Lopes Pinto, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Mohammad Hossein Banabazi, Animal Science Research Institute of IRAN (ASRI); Anna-Maja Molin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Elizabeth R. Gilbert, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences; Christa Honaker, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences; Paul Siegel, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences; Göran Andersson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Leif Andersson, Uppsala University; Dirk-Jan de Koning, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

3:30 PM
Updates on the French and UC Davis FAANG pilot projects
Huaijun Zhou, University of California, Davis; Elisabetta Giuffra, INRA, UMR de Génétique Animale et Biologie Intégrative

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