UGA Team attends 2021 ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show!

The UGA Animal Breeding and Genetics group attended the 2021 ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Louisville, KY from the 13th – 17th July.

There were 10 presentations and 2 posters from the UGA group presented at the meeting:

  • Abdollahi-Arpanahi, R., D. Lourenco, I. Misztal. 2021. Detecting Effective Starting Point of Genomic Selection by Divergent Trends from BLUP and SSGBLUP. [PDF]
  • Bermann, M., D. Lourenco, V. Breen, R. Hawken, F.B. Lopes, I. Misztal. 2021. Modeling genetic differences of combined broiler chicken populations in single-step GBLUP. [Poster]
  • Hidalgo, J., D. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, V. Breen, R. Hawken, M. Bermann, I. Misztal. 2021. Accuracy of genomic predictions over time in broilers. [PDF]
  • Hollifield, M.K., D. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, M. Bermann, J. Howard and I. Misztal. 2021. Impact of including the cause of missing records on genetic evaluations for growth in commercial pigs. [PDF]
  • Jang. S., S. Tsuruta, N.G. Leite, I. Misztal, D. Lourenco. 2021. Dimensionality of genomic information and its impact on GWA and variant selection: A simulation study. [PDF]
  • Leite, N., C.Y. Chen, W. Herring, S. Tsuruta, D. Lourenco. 2021. Predicting breeding values of purebred pigs for crossbred performance using crossbred phenotypes and genotypes. [PDF]
  • Ling, A., E.H. Hay, S.E. Aggrey, R. Rekaya. 2021. Combining different Marker Prioritization Methods in the Analysis of High-density and Sequence Data.
  • Ling, A., T. Krause, A. Warner, J. Duggin, B. Heins, N. Hinkle, S. Aggrey, D. Pringle, R. Rekaya. 2021. Genetic parameters of thrombin as a proxy for horn fly abundance in beef cattle. [Poster]
  • Lourenco, D., S. Tsuruta, S. Jang, B. Fragomeni, I. Misztal. 2021. When is sequence data going to help increasing accuracy of genomic predictions in livestock? [PDF]
  • McWhorter, T.M., A.L.S. Garcia, M. Bermann, A. Legarra, I. Aguilar, I. Misztal, D. Lourenco. 2021. Effect of blending and tuning relationship matrices in single step genomic BLUP. [PDF]
  • Misztal, I., I. Pocrnic, D. Lourenco. 2021. Factors Influencing Accuracy of Genomic Selection with Sequence Information. [PDF]
  • Steyn, Y., D.A.L. Lourenco, C.Y. Chen, B.D. Valente, J. Holl, W.O. Herring, I. Misztal. 2021. Optimal definition of contemporary groups for crossbred pigs in a joint purebred and crossbred genetic evaluation. [PDF]

Check out some photos from the conference in the gallery below!