Selected Publications

BY Yutaka Masuda

  • Aguilar, I., A. Legarra, F. Cardoso, Y. Masuda, D. A. L. Lourenco, and I. Misztal. 2019. Frequentist p-values for large-scale single step genome-wide association, with an application to birth weight in American Angus cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution 51:28. doi:10.1186/s12711-019-0469-3
  • 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. Journal of Dairy Science 102:2308–2318. doi:10.3168/jds.2018-15419
  • Bradford, H. L., Y. Masuda, P. M. VanRaden, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2019. Modeling missing pedigree in single-step genomic BLUP. Journal of Dairy Science 102:2336–2346. doi:10.3168/jds.2018-15434
  • Fragomeni, B. O., Y. Masuda, H. L. Bradford, D. A. L. Lourenco, and I. Misztal. 2019. International bull evaluations by GBLUP with a prediction population. Journal of Dairy Science 102:2330–2335. doi:10.3168/jds.2018-15554
  • Oliveira, H., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, J. Jamrozik, L. F. Brito, F. Fonseca e Silva, J. P. Cant, and F. Schenkel. 2019. Single-step genome-wide association for longitudinal traits of Canadian Ayrshire, Holstein, and Jersey dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science In Press. doi:10.3168/jds.2019-16821
  • Oliveira, H., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, J. Jamrozik, L. F. Brito, F. Fonseca e Silva, and F. Schenkel. 2019. Application of single-step genomic evaluation using multiple-trait random regression test-day models in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 102:2365–2377. doi:10.3168/jds.2018-15466
  • Stafuzza, N. B., R. M. de Oliveira Silva, B. de Oliveira Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, Y. Huang, K. Gray, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2019. A genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variation analysis for number of piglets born alive. BMC genomics 20:321. doi:10.1186/s12864-019-5687-0
  • Yamaguchi, S., Y. Masuda, S. Nakagawa, H. Abe, Y. Gotoh, T. Baba, and T. Kawahara. 2019. Genetic parameters for mastitis incidence and its indicators based on somatic cell score for Holsteins in Hokkaido, Japan. Animal Science Journal 90:915–923. doi:10.1111/asj.13218
  • Baba, T., Y. Gotoh, S. Yamaguchi, S. Nakagawa, H. Abe, Y. Masuda, and T. Kawahara. 2018. Carrier frequency of recessive disorders affected on embryonic loss and calf mortality in Japanese Holsteins (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 89:163–169. doi:10.2508/chikusan.89.163
  • 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, and J. A. V. Silva. 2018. Assessing genetic architecture and signatures of selection of dual purpose Gir cattle populations using genomic information. PLoS ONE 13:e0200694. doi: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. Journal of Dairy Science 101:5194–5206. doi:10.3168/jds.2017-13310
  • Andonov, S., D. Lourence, B. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, and I. Misztal. 2017. Effect of different sources of information on accuracy of breeding values estimated across linked populations — a simulation study. Journal of Dairy Science 100:395–401. doi:10.3168/jds.2016-11335
  • Baba, T., Y. Gotoh, S. Yamaguchi, S. Nakagawa, H. Abe, Y. Masuda, and T. Kawahara. 2017. Application of single-step genomic BLUP with a multiple-lactation random regression test-day model for Japanese Holsteins. Animal Science Journal 88:1226–1231. doi:10.1111/asj.12760
  • Fragomeni, B. O., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2017. Incorporation of causative quantitative trait nucleotides in single-step GBLUP. Genetics Selection Evolution 49:59. doi:10.1186/s12711-017-0335-0
  • Hagiya, K., K. Hayasaka, T. Yamazaki, T. Shirai, T. Osawa, Y. Terawaki, Y. Nagamine, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2017. Effects of heat stress on production, somatic cell score and conception rate in Holsteins. Animal Science Journal 88:3–10. doi:10.1111/asj.12617
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, A. Legarra, S. Tsuruta, D. A. L. Lourenco, B. Fragomeni, and I. Aguilar. 2017. Technical note: Avoiding the direct inversion of the numerator relationship matrix for genotyped animals in single-step genomic BLUP solved with preconditioned conjugate gradient. Journal of Animal Science 95:49–52. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0699
  • Buaban, S., M. Duangjinda, M. Suzuki, Y. Masuda, J. Sanpote, and K. Kuchida. 2016. Genetic relationships of fertility traits with test-day milk yield and fat-to-protein ratio in tropical smallholder dairy farms. Animal Science Journal 87:627–637. doi:10.1111/asj.12472
  • Buaban, S., K. Kuchida, M. Suzuki, Y. Masuda, W. Boonkum, and M. Duangjinda. 2016. Genetic analysis of the rates of conception using a longitudinal threshold model with random regression in dairy crossbreeding within a tropical environment. Animal Science Journal 87:961–971. doi:10.1111/asj.12521
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, A. Legarra, I. Aguilar, D. A. Lourenco, B. O. Fragomeni, and T. J. Lawlor. 2016. Implementation of genomic recursions in single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor for US Holsteins with a large number of genotyped animals. Journal of Dairy Science 99:1968–1974. doi:10.3168/jds.2015-10540
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2016. The dimensionality of genomic information and its effect on genomic prediction. Genetics 203:573–581. doi:10.1534/genetics.116.187013
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, and I. Misztal. 2016. Dimensionality of genomic information and performance of the algorithm for proven and young for different livestock species. Genetics Selection Evolution 48:82. doi:10.1186/s12711-016-0261-6
  • van der Heide, E. M. M., D. A. L. Lourenco, W. Herring, R. Sapp, D. Moser, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, B. Ducro, and I. Misztal. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in livestock species selected for economically important traits. Journal of Animal Science 94:3684–3692. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-0393
  • Buaban, S., M. Duangjinda, M. Suzuki, Y. Masuda, J. Sanpote, and K. Kuchida. 2015. Short communication: Genetic analysis for fertility traits of heifers and cows from smallholder dairy farms in a tropical environment. Journal of Dairy Science 98:4990–4998. doi:10.3168/jds.2014-8866
  • Fragomeni, B. O., D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, A. Legarra, T. J. Lawlor, and I. Misztal. 2015. Hot topic: Use of genomic recursions in single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor (BLUP) with a large number of genotypes. Journal of Dairy Science 98:4090–4094. doi:10.3168/jds.2014-9125
  • Fragomeni, B. O., D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, and I. Misztal. 2015. Use of genomic recursions and algorithm for proven and young animals for single-step genomic BLUP analyses — a simulation study. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 132:340–345. doi:10.1111/jbg.12161
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., S. Tsuruta, B. O. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, A. Legarra, J. K. Bertrand, T. S. Amen, L. Wang, and D. W. Moser. 2015. Genetic evaluation using single-step genomic best linear unbiased predictor in American Angus. Journal of Animal Science 93:2653–2662. doi:10.2527/jas.2014-8836
  • Masuda, Y., I. Aguilar, S. Tsuruta, and I. Misztal. 2015. Technical note: Acceleration of sparse operations for average-information REML analyses with supernodal methods and sparse-storage refinements. Journal of Animal Science 93:4670–4674. doi:10.2527/jas.2015-9395
  • Masuda, Y., T. Baba, and M. Suzuki. 2015. Genetic analysis of twinning rate and milk yield using a threshold-linear model in Japanese Holsteins. Animal Science Journal 86:31–36. doi:10.1111/asj.12236
  • Yamaguchi, S., Y. Masuda, S. Nakagawa, Y. Goto, H. Abe, T. Baba, T. Kawahara, and M. Suzuki. 2015. Optimal genetic evaluation model for the somatic cell score in Holstein population of Hokkaido, Japan (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 86:153–164. doi:10.2508/chikusan.86.153
  • Hagiya, K., T. Osawa, T. Shirai, Y. Terawaki, T. Yamazaki, Y. Nagamine, F. Itoh, T. Kawahara, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2014. Reliability of estimated breeding value of conception rate for Holstein female using multiple-trait animal model (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 85:131–138. doi:10.2508/chikusan.85.131
  • Hagiya, K., T. Yamazaki, Y. Nagamine, K. Togashi, S. Yamaguchi, Y. Gotoh, T. Kawahara, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2014. Genetic correlations between production and disease traits during first lactation in holstein cows. Animal 8:217–223. doi:10.1017/S1751731113002048
  • Masuda, Y., T. Baba, and M. Suzuki. 2014. Application of supernodal sparse factorization and inversion to estimation of (co)variance components by residual maximum likelihood. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 131:227–236. doi:10.1111/jbg.12058
  • Masuda, Y., Y. Kubo, D. Yamashita, F. Kashiwamura, and M. Suzuki. 2014. Estimation of genetic parameters for body weight and ten body measurements at different age stages in Breton and Percheron horses (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 85:1–12. doi:10.2508/chikusan.85.1
  • Hagiya, K., Y. Terawaki, T. Yamazaki, F. Nagamine Y. Itoh, S. Yamaguchi, H. Abe, Y. Gotoh, T. Kawahara, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2013. Relationships between conception rate in holstein heifers and cows and milk yield at various stages of lactation. Animal 7:1423–1428. doi:10.1017/S1751731113000633
  • Baba, T., H. Kaneko, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2012. Phenotypic and genetic factors of twinning rate in Japanese Holsteins (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 83:125–132. doi:10.2508/chikusan.83.125
  • Hagiya, K., T. Osawa, Y. Masuda, M. Suzuki, T. Yamazaki, Y. Nagamine, and K. Togashi. 2012a. Optimal combination of traits to estimate the breeding value of herd life using multiple trait model (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 83:117–123. doi:10.2508/chikusan.83.117
  • Hagiya, K., T. Osawa, Y. Masuda, M. Suzuki, T. Yamazaki, Y. Nagamine, and K. Togashi. 2012b. Changes in genetic correlations between herd life and production type traits over time of Holsteins in Japan (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 83:9–19. doi:10.2508/chikusan.83.9
  • Nakahashi, Y., Y. Masuda, and K. Kuchida. 2012. Relationship between genetic abilities of Japanese Black sires predicted from Japanese Black and crossbred population (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 83:21–28. doi:10.2508/chikusan.83.21
  • Nakahashi, Y., T. Yusa, Y. Masuda, S. Hidaka, and K. Kuchida. 2012. Estimation of genetic parameters for fatty acid composition in M. Longissimus thoracis of Japanese Black cattle (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 83:29–34. doi:10.2508/chikusan.83.29
  • Baba, T., C. Shimizu, Y. Hashimoto, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2011. Genotype by environment interaction in feeding systems and sire countries for Holsteins (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 82:1–7. doi:10.2508/chikusan.82.1
  • Masuda, Y., and M. Suzuki. 2011. Comparison of genetic evaluation models for lactation persistency (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 82:297–304. doi:10.2508/chikusan.82.297
  • Naranchuluum, G., H. Ohmiya, Y. Masuda, K. Hagiya, and M. Suzuki. 2011. Selecting the desirable method for predicting 305-day lactation yields in Mongolia. Animal Science Journal 82:383–389. doi:10.1111/j.1740-0929.2010.00860.x
  • Shirasuna, K., C. Kawashima, C. Murayama, Y. Aoki, Y. Masuda, K. Kida, M. Matsui, T. Shimizu, and A. Miyamoto. 2011. Relationships between the first ovulation postpartum and polymorphism in genes relating to function of immunity, metabolism and reproduction in high-producing dairy cows. The Journal of Reproduction and Development 57:135–142. doi:10.1262/jrd.10-100T
  • Kawahara, T., Y. Gotoh, Y. Masuda, S. Yamaguchi, and M. Suzuki. 2010. Influences of genetic and environmental factors on cow conception rate of Holsteins in Japan using longitudinal binary data (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 81:121–132. doi:10.2508/chikusan.81.121
  • Yamaguchi, S., T. Kawahara, Y. Gotoh, S. Nakagawa, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2010. Predicting 305-day lactation yields from early part-lactation yields in japanese dairy cattle using multiple-trait prediction procedure (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 81:401–412. doi:10.2508/chikusan.81.401
  • Abe, H., Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2009. Relationships between reproductive traits of heifers and cows and yield traits for Holsteins in Japan. Journal of Dairy Science 92:4055–4062. doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1896
  • Abe, H., Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2008. Genetic relationships of age at first calving, and reproductive traits of cows and yield traits for Holsteins in Hokkaido (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 79:203–209. doi:10.2508/chikusan.79.203
  • Masuda, Y., and M. Suzuki. 2008. Investigation of genetic and environmental factors for test day milk yields on each stage of lactation for Holstein cattle in Hokkaido (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 79:9–18. doi:10.2508/chikusan.79.9
  • Kawashima, C., C. Amaya Montoya, Y. Masuda, E. Kaneko, M. Matsui, T. Shimizu, N. Matsunaga, K. Kida, Y.-I. Miyake, M. Suzuki, and A. Miyamoto. 2007. Short communication: A positive relationship between the first ovulation postpartum and the increasing ratio of milk yield in the first part of lactation in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 90:2279–2282. doi:10.3168/jds.2006-414
  • Yamaguchi, S., T. Kawahara, Y. Gotoh, Y. Masuda, and M. Suzuki. 2007. Comparison of the optimum lactation curve models in Holstein population of Japan (in Japanese with English summary). Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 78:415–425. doi:10.2508/chikusan.78.415

Proceedings

  • Aguilar, I, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, D. A. L. Lourenco, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2018. BLUPF90 suite of programs for animal breeding with focus on genomics. In: The 11th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, February 7–16. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Baba, Y., Y. Gotoh, T. Osawa, H. Abe, S. Nakagawa, S. Yamaguchi, Y. Masuda, and T. Kawahara. 2018. Genomic predictions by single-step genomic blup with heterogeneous SNP variance for Japanese Holsteins. In: The 11th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, February 7–16. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., S. Tsuruta, B. O. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, A. Legarra, D. Moser, S. Miller, and I. Misztal. 2018. Single-step genomic blup for national beef cattle evaluation in US: From initial developments to final implementation. In: The 11th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, February 7–16. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018. Pre-selection bias and validation method in single-step gblup for production traits in us holstein. In: The 11th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, February 7–16. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Pocrnic, I., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2018. Limited dimensionality of genomic information and effective population size. In: The 11th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, February 7–16. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Fragomeni, B. O., I. Misztal, D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, and T. J. Lawlor. 2014. Use of genomic recursions and algorithm for proven and young animals for single-step genomic BLUP analyses with a large number of genotypes. In: The 10th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, August 17–22. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Aguilar, S. Tsuruta, and I. Misztal. 2014. Acceleration of computations in AI REML for single-step GBLUP models. In: The 10th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, August 17–22. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Masuda, Y., K. Kida, C. Kawashima, K. Shirasuna, T. Shimizu, M. Matsui, C. Murakami, and A. Miyamoto. 2010. Genetic relationships among metabolic profile components, body condition score, persistency of lactation and milk yield in Holstein cattle. In: The 9th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, August 1–6. Leipzig, Germany.
  • Suzuki, M., Y. Masuda, S. Ohashi, and T. Kawahara. 2006. Genetic differences for life-time production and rate of maturity in milk of Japanese Holsteins. In: The 8th world congress on genetics applied to livestock production, August 13–18. Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Books

  • Masuda, Y., and T. Baba. 2016. Basics and applications of genomic breeding in dairy cattle (in Japanese). In: Y. Terawaki, editor. Productivity improvement by dairy cattle breeding. Dairyman Inc., Hokkaido, Japan. pp. 98–110.
  • Masuda, Y. 2012. Reading the dairy herd improvement (dhi) report (in Japanese). In: F. Kashiwamura, K. Furumura, and T. Mashiko, editors. Fundamentals and applications of dairy cattle management 2012 revised edition. Dairy Japan, Hokkaido, Japan. pp. 371–382.
  • Masuda, Y. 2010. Practice and possibility of the use of new genomic markers (in Japanese). In: F. Kasiwamura and M. Suzuki, editors. A guidebook for management of replacement heifers. Dairyman Inc., Hokkaido, Japan. pp. 170–174.
  • Masuda, Y. 2009. Genetic improvement of health, work ability, and maturity traits in dairy cattle (in Japanese). In: M. Suzuki and Y. Terawaki, editors. Dairy cattle breeding in the new era. Rakuno Gakuen Extention Center, Hokkaido, Japan. pp. 83–102.

Other publications

  • Lourenco, D. A. L., I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, B. O. Fragomeni, I. Aguilar, Y. Masuda, and D. Moser. 2015. Direct and indirect genomic evaluations in beef cattle. Interbull Bulletin 49:80–84.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, S. Tsuruta, D. A. L. Lourenco, B. O. Fragomeni, A. Legarra, I. Aguilar, and T. J. Lawlor. 2015. Single-step genomic evaluations with 570K genotyped animals in US Holsteins. Interbull Bulletin 49:85–89.
  • Misztal, I., B. O. Fragomeni, D. A. L. Lourenco, S. Tsuruta, Y. Masuda, I. Aguilar, A. Legarra, and T. J. Lawlor. 2015. Efficient inversion of genomic relationship matrix by the algorithm for proven and young (APY). Interbull Bulletin 49:111–116.

Abstracts (in international conferences)

  • Garcia, A., Y. Masuda, S. Miller, I. Misztal, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2019a. Indirect predictions based on SNP effects from GBLUP with increasing number of genotyped animals. Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science In: 70th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 26 – 30. Ghent, Belgium.
  • Garcia, A., Y. Masuda, S. Miller, I. Misztal, and D. A. L. Lourenco. 2019b. Indirect predictions based on SNP effects from GBLUP with increasing number of genotyped animals. Journal of Animal Science In: 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8–11. Austin, TX.
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., I. Aguilar, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, and A. Legarra. 2019. Exact P-values for large-scale single-step genome-wide association using the BLUPF90 software suite. Journal of Dairy Science 102:397 (Suppl. 1). In: 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 23–26. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Masuda, Y., A. Legarra, I. Aguilar, and I. Misztal. 2019. Efficient quality control methods for genomic and pedigree data used in routine genomic evaluation. Journal of Animal Science In: 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8–11. Austin, TX.
  • Masuda, Y., S. Tsuruta, E. Nicolazzi, and I. Misztal. 2019a. Genomic prediction with missing pedigrees in single-step GBLUP for production traits in US Holstein. Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science In: 70th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 26 – 30. Ghent, Belgium.
  • Masuda, Y., S. Tsuruta, E. Nicolazzi, and I. Misztal. 2019b. Genomic prediction with unknown-parent groups and metafounders for production traits in US Holsteins. Journal of Dairy Science 102:398 (Suppl. 1). In: 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 23–26. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Tsuruta, S., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, and I. Misztal. 2019. Validation of genomic predictions for linear type traits in US Holsteins using over 2 million genotyped animals. Journal of Dairy Science 102:397 (Suppl. 1). In: 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 23–26. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Tsuruta, S., D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, I. Misztal, and T. J. Lawlor. 2019. Changes of genomic predictions with the algorithm of proven and young (APY) using different core animals in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 102:31 (Suppl. 1). In: 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 23–26. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Bradford, H. L., Y. Masuda, J. B. Cole, I. Misztal, and P. M. VanRaden. 2018. Modelling uncertain paternity to address differential pedigree accuracy. Journal of Dairy Science 101:181 (Suppl. 2). In: 2018 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 24–27. Knoxville, TN.
  • 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. Journal of Dairy Science 101:182 (Suppl. 2). In: 2018 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 24–27. Knoxville, TN.
  • 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. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:594. In: 69th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 27 – 31. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018a. Genomic predictability of single-step GBLUP for production traits in US Holstein. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:625. In: 69th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 27 – 31. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2018b. Genomic predictability of single-step gblup for production traits in US Holstein. Journal of Dairy Science 101:182 (Suppl. 2). In: 2018 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 24–27. Knoxville, TN.
  • 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. 2018a. Application of ssGBLUP using random regression models in the Ayrshire and Jersey breeds. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:120. In: 69th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 27 – 31. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • 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. 2018b. Effect of including only genotype of animals with accurate proofs in ssGBLUP using random regression. Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:124. In: 69th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 27 – 31. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Fragomeni, L., B. O., Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2017a. Including causative variants into single-step genomic BLUP. Journal of Dairy Science 100:411 (Suppl. 2). In: 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 25–28. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Fragomeni, L., B. O., Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2017b. Including causative variants into single-step genomic BLUP. Journal of Animal Science 95:95 (Suppl. 4). In: 2017 American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. July 8–12. Baltimore, MD. doi:10.2527/asasann.2017.193
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., B. O. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, A. Legarra, and I. Misztal. 2017. Can single-step genomic BLUP account for causative variants? Book of Abstracts of the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:427. In: 68th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 28 – September 1. Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Masuda, Y., I. Misztal, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2017. Genetic trends from single-step gblup and traditional blup for production traits in US Holstein. Journal of Dairy Science 100:410 (Suppl. 2). In: 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 25–28. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Misztal, I., Y. Masuda, P. M. VanRaden, and T. J. Lawlor. 2017. Genetic trends from single-step GBLUP and traditional BLUP for production traits in US Holstein. Book of Abstracts of the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science:83. In: 68th EAAP Annual Meeting. August 28 – September 1. Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Tsuruta, S., T. J. Lawlor, D. A. L. Lourenco, Y. Masuda, and I. Misztal. 2017. Genetic trends of linear type traits for validation of genomic evaluation in US Holsteins. Journal of Dairy Science 100:44 (Suppl. 2). In: 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting. June 25–28. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Lourenco, D. A. L., S. Tsuruta, B. O. Fragomeni, Y. Masuda, I. Pocrnic, I. Aguilar, J. K. Bertrand, D. W. Moser, and I. Misztal. 2016. Issues in commercial application of single-step genomic BLUP for genetic evaluation in American Angus. Journal of Dairy Science 99:140 (E–suppl. 1). In: ASAS & ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (JAM2016). July 19-23. Salt Lake City, UT.
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