Course 1

Genomic Prediction in Livestock

June 19-23, 2015

agn, Davos, Switzerland

Course Instructors:

  • Dorian Garrick
  • Rohan Fernando

Topics Covered:

  • Statistical, quantitative genetic, and computational aspects of genomic prediction.
  • Genome-wide association studies using genomic prediction methods
  • Julia scripts for genomic prediction and GWAS

Prerequisites:

  • Graduate-level course in quantitative genetics.
  • Graduate-level course in statistics.
  • Basic understanding of concepts in QTL mapping, linkage, linkage disequilibrium and computer programming.

Acknowledgements:

US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative National Institute of Food and Agriculture Competitive grant no. 2015-67015-22947.