Session 34. Advances in genomic analysis and prediction

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Date: 28 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Bennewitz

Theatre Session 34

14.00 Computing strategies for a single step SNP model with an across country reference population
Invited Z. Liu, M.E. Goddard, F. Reinhardt and R. Reents

14.30 Combination of genotype, pedigree, local and foreign information
J. Vandenplas, F.G. Colinet and N. Gengler

14.45 Efficiency of BLUP genomic prediction models that use pre-computed SNP variances
M.P.L. Calus, C. Schrooten and R.F. Veerkamp

15.00 Strategies for computation and inversion of the additive relationship matrix among genotyped animals
P. Faux and N. Gengler

15.15 An inversion-free method to compute genomic predictions using an animal model approach
J. Ødegård and T.H.E. Meuwissen

15.30 Haplotype-assisted genomic evaluations in Nordic Red dairy cattle
T. Knürr, I. Strandén, M. Koivula, G.P. Aamand and E.A. Mäntysaari

16.00 Comparison of genetically and genomically estimated variance
A. Loberg, L. Crooks, W.F. Fikse, J.W. Dürr and H. Jorjani

16.30 Allele frequency changes due to hitch-hiking in genomic selection programs
H. Liu, A.C. Sørensen, T.H.E. Meuwissen and P. Berg

16.45 Artificial neural networks for genome enabled predictions of milk traits in Simmental cattle
A. Ehret, D. Hochstuhl and G. Thaller

17.00 Genome wide associations study for fertility and longevity in cattle
P. Waldmann, G. Mészáros and J. Sölkner

17.15 Interpretation of dominant and additive variances from genomic models
Z.G. Vitezica, L. Varona and A. Legarra

17.30 Genomic prediction of heterosis for egg production traits in White Leghorn crosses
E.N. Amuzu-Aweh, P. Bijma, B.P. Kinghorn, A. Vereijken, J. Visscher, J.A.M. Van Arendonk and H. Bovenhuis

17.45 Unknown-parent groups and incomplete pedigrees in single-step genomic evaluation
I. Misztal, Z.G. Vitezica, A. Legarra, I. Aguilar and A.A. Swan