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


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


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