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2011 Winter Schedule

The following presentations were given during the Winter Semester of 2011

April 15

  • Everestus Akanno, CGIL
    Alternative selection method for tropical pig genetic improvement in developing countries

April 8

  • Dr. Ricardo Ventura, CGIL
    Assessing admixture among 3 dairy cattle breeds using 50K SNP chip

April 1

  • Dr. Janusz Jamrozik, CGIL
    (Russian Mathematician)2+(Dairy Cows With Mastitis) = April Fools'(?)

March 25

  • Dr. Mohsen Jafarikia, Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement
    CCSI's Swine Genomics Project (Project Information, Methodology & Preliminary Results)

March 18

  • Dr. Jette Jakobsen, Interbull, Sweden
    Interbull - Service & Developments

March 11

  • Dr. Ben Wood, Hybrid Turkeys
    Innate immunity in the turkey studied through heterophil function and an introduction to new methods for measuring feed efficiency in a turkey breeding program

March 4, 2011

  • Dr. Jim Chambers, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Challenges of feed efficiency measurement in broiler chickens and some genetic aspects

February 25, 2011

  • Dr. Wojciech Jagusiak, Agricultural University of Cracow, Poland
    Dairy cattle breeding in Poland

February 18, 2011

  • Dr. Astrid Koeck, CGIL
    Genetic studies of health traits in Austrian dairy cattle

February 11, 2011

  • Kathleen Thompson, Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College
    Genetic parameters of antibody and cell-mediated immune responses of Holsteins from herds across Canada

February 4, 2011

  • Paige Glover, Beef Improvement Opportunities
    Update on Norwegian Red x Holstein first generation crossbred heifers

January 28, 2011

  • Dr. Graham Plastow, Director, Alberta Bovine Genomics Program
    Genomics of swine health: an example of a Canada-wide livestock Gentec initiative

January 21, 2011

  • Dr. Larry Corah, Certified Angus Beef
    Genetic composition, genetic focus of Canadian cattle industry

January 14, 2011

  • Duc Lu, CGIL
    Genome wide association study for carcass quality in beef cattle

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