Recent Publications

Previous publication lists before 2013 and between 2014 and 2018 are also available.

2019

Peer-reviewed paper

  • Bradford, H. L., Y. Masuda, J. B. Cole, I. Misztal, and P. M. VanRaden. 2019. Modeling pedigree accuracy and uncertain parentage in single-step genomic evaluations of simulated and US Holstein datasets. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2308–2318. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15419
  • Bradford, H. L., Y. Masuda, P. M. VanRaden, A. Legarra, I. Misztal. 2019. Modeling missing pedigree in single-step genomic BLUP. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2336–2346. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15434
  • Cesarani, A., I. Pocrnic, N. P. P. Macciotta, B. O. Fragomeni, I. Misztal, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2019. Bias in heritability estimates from genomic restricted maximum likelihood methods under different genotyping strategies. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 136:40-50. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbg.12367
  • Fragomeni, B., Y. Masuda, H. L. Bradford, D. A. L. Lourenco, and I. Misztal. 2019. International bull evaluations by genomic best linear unbiased predictor with a prediction population. J. Dairy Sci. 102: 2330–2335. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15554
  • Guarini, A. R., D. A. L. Lourenco, L. F. Brito, M. Sargolzaei, C. F. Baes, F. Miglior, I. Misztal, and F. S. Schenkel. 2019. Genetics and genomics of reproductive disorders in Canadian Holstein cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 102:1341-1353. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15038
  • Oliveira, H. R., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, J. Jamrozik, L. F. Brito, F. F. Silva, and F. S. Schenkel. 2019. Application of single-step genomic evaluation using multiple-trait random regression test-day models in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 102:2365–2377. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-15466
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, C. Y. Chen, W. O. Herring, and I. Misztal. 2019. Crossbred evaluations using single-step genomic BLUP and algorithm for proven and young with different sources of data. J. Anim. Sci. In Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz042

Presentations

PAG XXVII – Plant & Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA

  • Garcia, A. L. S., A. Legarra, I. Aguilar, B. Bothworth, G. Waldbieser, S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2019. Optimizing SNP weights in weighted single-step GBLUP for genomic prediction and genome-wide association in catfish. [Abstract]
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, A. L. S. Garcia, G. Waldbieser, B. Bothworth, and I. Misztal. 2019. Exploiting the dimensionality of genomic information in channel catfish. [Abstract]

Gordon Research Conference 2019, Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Lucca, Italy

  • Lourenco, D. A. L. et al. 2019. Exact p-values for large-scale single-step genome-wide association.
  • Masuda, Y. et al. 2019. Alternative covariance structures including unknownparent groups and metafounders in single-step genomic BLUP.

2018

Peer-reviewed paper

  • Garcia, A. L. S., B. Bosworth, G. Waldbieser, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, D. A. L. Lourenco. 2018. Development of genomic predictions for harvest and carcass weight in channel catfish. Genet. Sel. Evol. 50:66. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12711-018-0435-5
  • Guarini, A. R., D. A. L. Lourenco, L. F. Brito, M. Sargolzaei, C. F. Baes, F. Miglior, I. Misztal, and F. S. Schenkel. 2018. Comparison of genomic predictions for lowly heritable traits using multi-step and single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor in Holstein cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 101:8076-8086. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14193
  • Junqueira, V.S., P.S. Lopes, M.D.V. Resende, F.F. Silva, D.A.L. Lourenco, M.J. Yokoo, F.F. Cardoso. 2018. Impact of embryo transfer phenotypic records on large-scale beef cattle genetic evaluations. R. Bras. Zootec. 47:e20170033. https://doi.org/10.1590/rbz4720170033
  • Maiorano, A.M., D.A.L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, A.M. Toro, N.B. Stafuzza, Y. Masuda, A. Vercesi Filho, J.N.S.G. Cyrillo, R.A. Curi, J.A.V. Silva. 2018. Assessing genetic architecture and signatures of selection of dual purpose Gir cattle populations using genomic information. PlosONE. 13(8):e0200694. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200694
  • Masuda, Y., P. M. VanRaden, I. Misztal, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Differing genetic trend estimates from traditional and genomic evaluations of genotyped animals as evidence of preselection bias in US Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 101:5194-5206. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13310
  • Oliveira, D. P., D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal, D. J. A. Santos, F. R. de Araújo Neto, R. R. Aspilcueta-Borquis, F. Baldi, R. Carvalheiro, G. M. F. de Camargo, L. G. Albuquerque, and H. Tonhati. 2018. Reaction norm for yearling weight in beef cattle using single-step genomic evaluation. J. Anim. Sci. 96:27-34. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skx006
  • Vallejo R.L., Silva R.M.O., Evenhuis J.P., Gao G., Liu S., Parsons J.E., Martin K.E., Lourenco D.A.L., Leeds T.D. & Y. Palti. 2018. Accurate genomic predictions for BCWD resistance in rainbow trout are achieved using low-density SNP panels: Evidence that long-range LD is a major contributing factor. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 135:263-274. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbg.12335
  • Zhang, X., S. Tsuruta, S. Andonov, D. A. L. Lourenco, R. L. Sapp, C. Wang, and I. Misztal. 2018. Relationships among mortality, performance, and disorder traits in broiler chickens: a genetic and genomic approach. Poultry Sci. 97:1511-1518. https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pex431

Presentations

Workshop at PAG XXVI in San Diego, CA

  • Misztal, I.2018. Studies in genetics of heat stress in dairy, beef and pigs. [PDF]
  • Garcia, A., B. Bosworth, G. Waldbieser, S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal, and D.A.L. Lourenco. 2018. Genomic evaluation for harvest and residual carcass weight in channel catfish using ssGBLUP. [PDF]
  • Silva, R.M.O., J.P. Evenhuis, R.L. Vallejo, G. Gao, K.E. Martin, I. Misztal, T.D. Leeds, D.A.L. Lourenco, and Y. Palti. 2018. GWAS for detecting QTL associated with columnaris disease in two rainbow trout populations. [PDF]

2018 Interbull Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Lourenco, D. A. L, A. Legarra, S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal. 2018. Tuning indirect predictions based on SNP effects from single-step GBLUP.  [PDF]

The 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Auckland, New Zealand

  • Aguilar, I, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, D. A. L. Lourenco, A. Legarra, I. Misztal. 2018. BLUPF90 suite of programs for animal breeding with focus on genomics. No. 11.751. [PDF]
  • Bradford, H. L., B. O. Fragomeni, S. Tsuruta. J. K. Bertrand, K. Gray, Y. Huang, D. A. L. Lourenco, I. Misztal. 2018. Genetic evaluations for heat tolerance in meat animal species. No. 11.1. [PDF]
  • Fragomeni, B. O., D. A. L. Lourenco, M. E. Tooker, P. M. VanRaden, A. Legarra, I. Misztal. 2018. Use of causative variants and SNP weighting in a single-step GBLUP context. [PDF]
  • Garcia, A., B. Bosworth, G. Waldbieser, S. Tsuruta, I. Misztal, D. A. L. Lourenco. 2018. Genomic evaluation for harvest weight and residual carcass weight in channel catfish using single-step genomic BLUP. No. 11.188. [PDF]
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., S. Tsuruta, B. O. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, A. Legarra, D. Moser, S. Miller, I. Misztal. 2018. Single-step genomic BLUP for national beef cattle evaluation in US: from initial developments to final implementation. No. 11.495. [PDF]
  • Masuda, Y. I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden. T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Pre-selection bias and validation method in single-step GBLUP for production traits in US Holstein. No. 11.540. [PDF]
  • Misztal, I. 2018. Extension of single-step ssGBLUP to many genotyped individuals. No. 11.306. [PDF]
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, I. Misztal. 2018. Limited dimensionality of genomic information and effective population size. No. 11.32. [PDF]
  • Oliveira H.R., F.F. Silva, L.F. Brito, J. Jamrozik, D.A.L. Lourenco & F.S. Schenkel. 2018. Genome-wide association study for milk, fat and protein yields in different lactation stages in Canadian Holstein and Jersey cattle. No. 11.601. [PDF]
  • Stafuzza N.B., R.M.O. Silva, E. Peripolli1, R.B. Lôbo, C.U. Magnabosco, F.A. Di Croce, J.B. Osterstock, D.P. Munari, D.A.L. Lourenco & F. Baldi. 2018. Investigation of genes related with polledness in Nellore beef cattle by genome-wide association. No. 11.640. [PDF]
  • Tsuruta, S., D. A. L. Lourenco, I. Misztal, T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Possible causes of inflation in genomic evaluations for dairy cattle. [PDF]
  • Vallejo R.L., R.M. Silva, J.P. Evenhuis, G. Gao, S. Liu, J.E. Parsons, K.E. Martin, D.A.L. Lourenco, T.D. Leeds & Y. Palti. 2018. Accurate genomic predictions for bacterial cold water disease resistance using low-density SNP panels in rainbow trout.
  • Zhang, X., S. Tsuruta, S. Andonov, D. A. L. Lourenco, R. Sapp, C. Wang, I. Misztal. 2018. Genetics of performance and disorder traits of broiler chicken. No. 11.255. [PDF]

ADSA 2018 Annual Meeting in Knoxville, TN

Citation: J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 101, Suppl. 2.

  • Bradford, H. L., Y. Masuda, J. B. Cole, I. Misztal, and P. M. VanRaden. 2018. Modelling uncertain paternity to address differential pedigree accuracy. [PDF]
  • Fragomeni, B. O., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, and I. Misztal. 2018. Implementing SNP-level multiple-trait across country genomic evaluation without genotype sharing.
  • Lourenco, D. A. L.,  A. Legarra, S. Tsuruta, D. Moser, S. Miller, and I. Misztal. 2018. Indirect predictions based on SNP effects from single-step GBLUP in large genotyped populations. [PDF]
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Genomic predictability of single-step GBLUP for production traits in US Holstein. [PDF]
  • Misztal, I., I. Pocrnic, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2018. Implications of limited dimensionality of genomic information on persistency of genomic predictions and GWAS.
  • Tsuruta, S., D. A. L. Lourenco, I. Misztal, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Causes of inflation in genomic evaluations for young genotyped dairy bulls. [PDF]

ASAS 2018 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Citation: J. Anim Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl. ?.

  • Lourenco, D.A.L., B.O. Fragomeni, S. Tsuruta, and I. Misztal. 2018. Selection to mitigate heat stress in pigs. [PDF]
  • Pocrnic, I., D.A.L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, C.Y. Chen, and I. Misztal. 2018. Practical problems and solutions using unknown parent groups in combined commercial pig sub-lines. [PDF]
  • Steyn, Y., D.A.L. Lourenco, B.O. Fragomeni, I. Misztal. 2018. Accuracies of multi-breed genomic evaluations of breeds that share the same SNP effects [PDF]
  • Costa-Maia, F.M., D.A.L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, and E. N. Martins. 2018. Selection criteria for improving honey production in Africanized honey bees. [PDF]

EAAP 2018 in Dubrovnik, Croatia

  • Andonov, S., C. Costa, A. Uzunov, P. Bergomi, D. Lourenco and I. Misztal. 2018. Covariance estimation for yield and behavioural traits in Italian honey bee by linear-threshold model.
  • Lourenco, D.A.L., V.S. Junqueira, Y. Masuda and I. Misztal. 2018. Single-step genomic REML with algorithm for proven and young and reduced pedigree.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P.M. Vanraden and T.J. Lawlor. 2018. Genomic predictability of single-step GBLUP for production traits in US Holstein.
  • Misztal, I., I. Pocrnic, and D.A.L. Lourenco. 2018. Possible implications of limited dimensionality of genomic information.
  • Oliveira, H.R, L.F. Brito, D.A.L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, J. Jamrozik, F.F. Silva and F.S. Schenkel. 2018. Application of ssGBLUP using random regression models in the Ayrshire and Jersey breeds.
  • Oliveira, H.R., L.F. Brito, D.A.L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, J. Jamrozik, F.F. Silva and F.S. Schenkel. 2018. Effect of including only genotype of animals with accurate proofs in ssGBLUP using random regression.
  • Pocrnic, I., D.A.L. Lourenco and I. Misztal. 2018. Deriving dimensionality of genomic information from limited SNP information.

The publication lists before 2013 and between 2014 and 2018 are also available.