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International Sheep Genomics Consortium

This workshop is open to all those interested in the development and use of resources for studying the sheep genome. The workshop is hosted by the International Sheep Genomics Consortium (ISGC).
Date: Monday, January 11, 2016
Time: 11:30 AM-3:00 PM
Room: Towne - Meeting House
Organizer:
Noelle Cockett
11:50 AM
Building the LD Chip and an Update on the Sheep Genomes Database
Rudiger Brauning, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Antonello Carta, Istituto Zootecnico e Caseario per la Sardegna; Carlos Gabriel Ciappesoni, National Institute of Agriculture Research; Shannon Clarke, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Noelle Cockett, Utah State University; Christine Couldrey, LIC; Hans D. Daetwyler, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources; Michael P. Heaton, USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC); James Kijas, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Denis Larkin, Aberystwyth University; Alan McCulloch, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; John McEwan, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Sean McWilliam, CSIRO Agriculture QBP; Carole R. Moreno, INRA; Suzanne Rowe, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Gary Saunders, EMBL-EBI; Ricardo Ventura, Beef Improvement Opportunities

12:50 PM
1:10 PM
RNA Sequencing of 150 Lambs Connects Meat Phenotypes with Gene Expression
Hans D. Daetwyler, La Trobe University; Bolormaa Sunduimijid, DEDJTR; Ralph Behrendt, Agriculture Research, DEDJTR; Matthew Knight, Agriculture Research, DEDJTR; Lysandra Slocombe, Agriculture Research, DEDJTR; Brett Mason, DEDJTR; Claire Prowse-Wilkins, DEDJTR; Christy J Vander Jagt, DEDJTR; Ben J Hayes, DEDJTR; Amanda J. Chamberlain, DEDJTR

1:30 PM
Towards a Methylation Chip and the Way Forward for Genotyping
Shannon Clarke, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Rudiger Brauning, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Ken G Dodds, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Christine Couldrey, LIC; Tracey Van Stijn, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Rayna Anderson, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; John McEwan, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre

1:50 PM
2:10 PM
The transcriptomic and regulatory dynamics of the rumen epithelium of sheep
Ruidong Xiang, CSIRO Agriculture; Jody McNally, CSIRO Agriculture; Suzanne Rowe, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Arjan Jonker, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Cesar Pinares-Patino, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Alan L. Archibald, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh; Jude Bond, DPI NSW; V. Hutton Oddy, DPI NSW; Phil Vercoe, The University of Western Australia; John McEwan, AgResearch Ltd, Invermay Agricultural Centre; Brian Dalrymple, CSIRO Agriculture

2:30 PM
Discussion


2:50 PM
High density genome scan for selection in French sheep
Christina Marie Rochus, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

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