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2004 Fall Schedule

The following presentations were given during the Fall Semester of 2004

November 26, 2004

  • Lalit Jairath
    Towards developing web genetic evaluations
  • Ali Toosi
    Biological mechanisms of meat tenderness: A candidate gene approach

November 19, 2004

  • Valentina Palucci
    Non-additive genetic effects for fertility traits in Canadian Holsteins
  • Andy Robinson
    Swine genetic improvement: past, present and a perspective on the future

November 12, 2004

  • Sidong Kim
    Animal Improvement Programs in Korea
  • Larry Schaeffer
    New conformation scorecard and genetic evaluation

November 5, 2004

  • Cheryl Quinton
    Relationships among freshwater and seawater traits in Atlantic salmon with implications for a commercial breeding program
  • Tim Caldwell
    Effects of dietary energy level on growth, health and carcass composition of young beef bulls

October 29, 2004

  • Jane Tosh
    Towards the genetic improvement of lambing interval
  • Sigbjorn Eikje
    Sheep breeding in Norway: Current situation and future

October 22, 2004

  • Leah Kabaroff
    Responses of the ovine hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis after challenge with E. coli lipopolysaccharide
  • E.B. Burnside and E. Epringham
    A national health recording scheme for dairy cattle

October 15, 2004

  • Serguei Golovan
    Myostatin and regulation of muscle mass
  • Peter Sullivan
    Selection biases in international sire comparisons

October 8, 2004

  • Ivan Leyva
    SNP detection in candidate genes regulating leukocyte trafficking and their association with milk somatic cell counts in Canadian Holstein cattle
  • Crosby Devitt
    An analysis of profit potential in beef sires

October 1, 2004

  • C.Y. Lin
    A simultaneous procedure for constructing an index with multiple restrictions
  • Steve Miller
    Performance testing beef bulls for efficiency

September 24, 2004

  • Flavio Schenkel
    Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms within the leptin gene with carcass and meat quality traits in beef cattle
  • Candace Stewart & Paul Mangat
    RNA interference and its application to animal biotechnology

September 17, 2004

  • Qiumei You
    Using microarrays and real-time PCR to identify genes that regulate ovine high and low stress responsiveness to endotoxin
  • Davood Kolbehdari
    Power of QTL detection by variance component estimation with REML in half-sib designs

September 10, 2004

  • Jim Wilton
    SNPs and SNAPs
  • Chris Verschoor
    Food Safety and Agricultural Biotechnology








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