Summer 2010

AB&G Short Course 2010


Genomic Selection in Livestock

June 14-18, 2010

Course Instructors:

Dorian Garrick
Rohan Fernando 

Jack Dekkers


Topics Covered:

  • Statistical, quantitative genetic, and computational aspects of genomic selection.

  • Software for genomic selection analyses.

  • Strategies for implementation of genomic selection in livestock breeding programs.

Graduate-level course in quantitative genetics
Graduate-level course in statistics 
Basic understanding of molecular genetics and QTL mapping, linkage, and linkage disequilibrium