CGIL Workshops






2007 Winter Schedule

The following presentations were given during the Winter Semester of 2007

April 4, 2007

  • Eduardo Pimentel
    Givens rotations and some possible applications in animal breeding

March 28, 2007

  • Dr. Bill Muir, Purdue University
    Joint seminar hosted with the Animal Behaviourist's group

March 21, 2007

  • Raithby Lecture
    Dave Notter, Virginia Tech, U.S.A.
    Improving efficiency in ruminant animal production. A genetic perspective.
    Lifetime Learning Centre 1714, OVC
    5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

March 16, 2007

  • Dr. C.Y. Lin
    Genetic modification of the lactation curve in dairy cattle

March 9, 2007

  • Randall Dass
    Expression of genes potentially affecting pork meat quality in peri-mortem muscle
  • Bhawani Sharma
    Relevance of a SNP in the TLR4 promoter

February 16, 2007

  • Sameer Pant
    Identification of SNPs in bovine CARD15 and its association with milk somatic cell score in Canadian Holsteins

February 9, 2007

  • Janusz Jamrozik
    Accuracy of estimated genomic breeding values

February 2, 2007

  • Rebecca Fisher
    Ovine maternal inflammatory stress during late pregnancy alters offspring febrile responsiveness to systemic endotoxin challenge later in life

January 26, 2007

  • Ivan Leyva
    Effects of SNPs in the CCL2, IL8, CCR2, and IL8RA genes on health and production in Canadian Holsteins

January 19, 2007

  • Dr. Jane Symonds, Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, NB and Dr. Sharen Bowman, Genome Atlantic, Halifax, NS
    Atlantic Cod Genomics and Broodstock Development Project (

January 12, 2007

  • S.P. Miller, New Director, CGIL
    1. New directions for CGIL
    2. QTL detection using LD






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