Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2017

Venue: University of New England, Armidale, NSW Australia

Course Audience: Postgraduate students and other professionals

 

Genotype by environment interaction in breeding programs

 

Teachers: Piter Bijma and Han Mulder

Wageningen University

The Netherlands

 

Dates: Monday 30 January 2017 (9am) - Friday 3 February 2017 (4pm)

 

Content 2017 Course

 

PROGRAM

 

Day 1

AM Lecture: Basic concepts and definitions (HM)

AM Practical: Basic concepts and definitions (HM)

 

PM Lecture: General concepts related to response to selection with G x E (PB)

PM Practical: General concepts related to response to selection with G x E (PB)

 

 

Day 2

AM Lecture: Designs and statistical models to estimate GxE (HM)

AM Practical: GxE and breeding programs and exploiting GxE (HM)

 

PM Lecture: Genomics to estimate GxE (SHL)

PM Practical: Genomics to estimate GxE (SHL)

 

Day 3

AM Lecture: Quantitative genetics of uniformity, effects of mating and inbreeding (PB)

AM Practical: Quantitative genetics of uniformity, effects of mating and inbreeding (PB)

 

PM Lecture: Response to selection in variance (HM)

PM Practical: Response to selection in variance (HM)

 

Day 4

AM Lecture: Estimating genetic variance in variability (HM)

AM Practical: Estimating genetic variance in variability (HM)

 

PM Lecture: Modelling responses in multiple environments in plant breeding trials (PB)

Lecture 1 Modeling GxE in plants

Lecture 2 Finlay Wilison model

Lecture 3 AMMI and factorial regression

 

PM Practical: Modelling responses in multiple environments in plant breeding trials (PB)

 

Day 5

AM Lecture1: Modeling variances in GxE in plant breeding (PB)

AM Lecture2: QTLxE models for GxE in plant breeding (PB)

AM Practical:Modeling variances in plant breeding (PB)

 

PM Lecture:TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATERIALS PREVIOUS SUMMER COURSES

 

Armidale Genetics Summer Course 2016 Materials

 

         Investigating the Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits & Prediction of Phenotype from Genome-wide SNPs - Doug Speed and David Balding

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2015 Materials

         Primer to genomic analysis using R: Cedric Gondro

         From Sequence Data to Genomic Prediction: Ben Hayes and Hans Daetwyler

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2014 Materials

        Breeding Program Design with Genomic Selection: Jack Dekkers, Julius van der Werf

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2012    Materials

         Statistical Methods for Genome-Enabled Selection: Daniel Gianola, Gustavo de los Campos

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2011    Materials

         Statistical methods and design in plant breeding and genomics: Ian Mackay

        IBD inference in genome association studies: Elizabeth Thompson

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2010    Materials

         Application of evolutionary algorithms to solve complex problems in quantitative genetics

and bioinformatics: Brian Kinghorn, Cedric Gondro

         Bayesian methods in genome association studies: Dorian Garrick,  Rohan Fernando

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2009    Materials

        Quantitative Genetic Theory and Analysis- Selection Theory:    Bruce Walsh

         Quantitative Genetic Models for social interaction and inherited variability: Piter Bijma

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2008      Materials 

         Genomic Selection:       Ben Hayes

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2007      Materials

         Generalized Linear Mixed Models:       Steve Kachman

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2006    Materials

         Gene Expression:         Toni Reverter

         Breeding Program Design:        Graser, James, Van der Werf

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2005    Materials
         Breeding Objectives: Gibson, Van der Werf, Kinghorn
         Scientific Writing:          David Lindsay
         ASReml:           Arthur Gilmour
Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2004    Materials
         Bayesian for Beginners               Kerrie Mengersen
         Bayesian Models for QTL analysis        Michel Perez-Enciso
         Bioinformatics   John McEwan

Armidale Animal Breeding Summer Course 2003    Materials

         Scientific Writing:  David Lindsay
         Linear Models for animal breeding:   Julius van der Werf, Mike Goddard
         QTL mapping for practitioners, from linkage to gene: Ben Hayes, Julius van der Werf
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