Session 54. Recent results provided by genomic tools in sheep and goats

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Date: 29 August 2013; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Jones

Theatre Session 54

14.00 Technologies, resources and tools for the exploitation of sheep and goat genomes
Invited B.P. Dalrymple, G. Tosser-Klopp, N. Cockett, A. Archibald, W. Zhang and J. Kijas

14.30 Exploring resistance to nematodes in 3SR sheep and goat populations
S.C. Bishop, V. Riggio, G. Sallé, N. Mandonnet, M.G. Usai, S. Casu, O. Keane, M.A. Poli, A. Carta and C.R. Moreno

14.45 Genome-wide association analysis of resistance to gastro-intestinal parasites in dairy sheep
S. Casu, M.G. Usai, S. Sechi, M. Casula, G.B. Congiu, S. Miari, G. Mulas, S. Salaris, T. Sechi, A. Scala and A. Carta

15.00 Loci underlying variation in nematode resistance in three sheep populations: a joint analysis
V. Riggio, R. Pong-Wong, G. Sallé, M.G. Usai, S. Casu, C. Moreno, O. Matika and S.C. Bishop

15.15 Functional investigation of a QTL affecting resistance to Haemonchus contortus in sheep
G. Sallé, C.R. Moreno, J. Ruesche, M. Aletru, J.L. Weisbecker, F. Bouvier, F. Prévot, J.P. Bergeaud, C. Trumel, C. Grisez, D. François, A. Legarra, E. Liénard and P. Jacquiet

15.30 Genome-wide association analysis of resistance to paratuberculosis and mastitis in dairy sheep
S. Sechi, S. Casu, M. Casula, G.B. Congiu, S. Miari, G. Mulas, S. Salaris, T. Sechi, M.G. Usai, C. Ligios, G. Foucras and A. Carta

16.15 Fine mapping of a QTL for mastitis resistance on OAR3 in Lacaune dairy sheep
R. Rupp, P. Senin, J. Sarry, O. Bouchez, G. Foucras and G. Tosser-Klopp

16.30 QTL detection for traits of interest for the dairy goat industry
C. Maroteau, I. Palhière, H. Larroque, V. Clément, G. Tosser-Klopp and R. Rupp

16.45 Mapping a putative autosomal gene controlling ovulation rate and infertility in Cambridge sheep
O.M. Keane, J.P. Hanrahan, G. Tosser-Klopp, J. Sarry, S. Fabre, J. Demars and L. Bodin

17.00 Novel BMP15 mutations responsible for an atypical hyperprolificacy phenotype in sheep
J. Demars, S. Fabre, J. Sarry, R. Rossetti, H. Gilbert, L. Persani, G. Tosser-Klopp, P. Mulsant, Z. Nowak, D. Drobik, E. Martyniuk and L. Bodin

17.15 Genome re-sequencing in sheep used to detect signatures of selection
J. Kijas, Y. Jiang, K. Worley, H. Daetwyler, R. Brauning, J. McEwan, B. Dalrymple, Y. Li, M. Heaton and International Sheep Genomics Consortium

17.30 Do selective sweeps in sheep breeds indicate the genomic sites of breed characteristics?
G.E. Pollott

17.45 Genomic selection in the multi-breed French dairy goat population
C. Carillier, H. Larroque, I. Palhière, V. Clément, R. Rupp and C. Robert-Granié


Poster Session 54

Detection of QTL influencing somatic cell score in Churra sheep employing the OvineSNP50 BeadChip
B. Gutiérrez-Gil, E. García-Gámez, A. Suárez-Vega and J.J. Arranz

Estimation of LD and haplotype block sizes in European sheep populations
M.G. Usai, S. Casu, C. Moreno, R. Rupp, G. Salle, E. Garcia-Gamez, J.J. Arranz, V. Riggio, S.C. Bishop, N. Cockett and A. Carta

Whole genome association study for reproductive seasonality trait in the Rasa Aragonesa sheep breed
A. Martinez-Royo, J.L. Alabart, J. Folch, B. Lahoz, E. Fantova and J.H. Calvo

Towards a genomic monitoring of intra-breed sheep variability
L. François, G. Leroy, G. Baloche, J. Raoul, C. Danchin-Burge and D. Laloë

Effects of genetic markers on milk traits in Romanian sheep breed
M.A. Gras, G. Pistol, C. Lazar, R. Pelmus, H. Grosu and E. Ghita