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Genomic dissection of maternal, additive and non-additive genetic effects for growth and carcass traits in Nile tilapia.

Joshi R, Meuwissen THE, Woolliams JA, Gjøen HM.

Genet Sel Evol. 2020 Jan 15;52(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12711-019-0522-2.


Genetic variation and potential for genetic improvement of cuticle deposition on chicken eggs.

Dunn IC, Woolliams JA, Wilson PW, Icken W, Cavero D, Jones AC, Quinlan-Pluck F, Williams GOS, Olori V, Bain MM.

Genet Sel Evol. 2019 Jun 4;51(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s12711-019-0467-5.


Genetic differences in host infectivity affect disease spread and survival in epidemics.

Anacleto O, Cabaleiro S, Villanueva B, Saura M, Houston RD, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson AB.

Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 20;9(1):4924. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-40567-w.


Balancing selection at a premature stop mutation in the myostatin gene underlies a recessive leg weakness syndrome in pigs.

Matika O, Robledo D, Pong-Wong R, Bishop SC, Riggio V, Finlayson H, Lowe NR, Hoste AE, Walling GA, Del-Pozo J, Archibald AL, Woolliams JA, Houston RD.

PLoS Genet. 2019 Jan 30;15(1):e1007759. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007759. eCollection 2019 Jan.


Enhancing genetic disease control by selecting for lower host infectivity and susceptibility.

Tsairidou S, Anacleto O, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson A.

Heredity (Edinb). 2019 Jun;122(6):742-758. doi: 10.1038/s41437-018-0176-9. Epub 2019 Jan 16.


Can We Breed Cattle for Lower Bovine TB Infectivity?

Tsairidou S, Allen A, Banos G, Coffey M, Anacleto O, Byrne AW, Skuce RA, Glass EJ, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson AB.

Front Vet Sci. 2018 Dec 7;5:310. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00310. eCollection 2018.


Impact of Genetic Selection for Increased Cattle Resistance to Bovine Tuberculosis on Disease Transmission Dynamics.

Raphaka K, Sánchez-Molano E, Tsairidou S, Anacleto O, Glass EJ, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson A, Banos G.

Front Vet Sci. 2018 Oct 1;5:237. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00237. eCollection 2018.


Selective advantage of implementing optimal contributions selection and timescales for the convergence of long-term genetic contributions.

Howard DM, Pong-Wong R, Knap PW, Kremer VD, Woolliams JA.

Genet Sel Evol. 2018 May 10;50(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s12711-018-0392-z.


Joint Genomic Prediction of Canine Hip Dysplasia in UK and US Labrador Retrievers.

Edwards SM, Woolliams JA, Hickey JM, Blott SC, Clements DN, Sánchez-Molano E, Todhunter RJ, Wiener P.

Front Genet. 2018 Mar 28;9:101. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00101. eCollection 2018.


Methodology and preliminary results of a systematic literature review of ante-mortem and post-mortem diagnostic tests for bovine tuberculosis.

Downs SH, Parry JE, Upton PA, Broughan JM, Goodchild AV, Nuñez-Garcia J, Greiner M, Abernethy DA, Cameron AR, Cook AJ, de la Rua-Domenech R, Gunn J, Pritchard E, Rhodes S, Rolfe S, Sharp M, Vordermeier HM, Watson E, Welsh M, Whelan AO, Woolliams JA, More SJ, Clifton-Hadley RS.

Prev Vet Med. 2018 May 1;153:117-126. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.11.004. Epub 2017 Nov 9. Review.


An analysis of effects of heterozygosity in dairy cattle for bovine tuberculosis resistance.

Tsairidou S, Allen AR, Pong-Wong R, McBride SH, Wright DM, Matika O, Pooley CM, McDowell SWJ, Glass EJ, Skuce RA, Bishop SC, Woolliams JA.

Anim Genet. 2018 Apr;49(2):103-109. doi: 10.1111/age.12637. Epub 2018 Jan 24.


Maternal, dominance and additive genetic effects in Nile tilapia; influence on growth, fillet yield and body size traits.

Joshi R, Woolliams JA, Meuwissen T, Gjøen HM.

Heredity (Edinb). 2018 May;120(5):452-462. doi: 10.1038/s41437-017-0046-x. Epub 2018 Jan 16.


Use and optimization of different sources of information for genomic prediction.

Ilska JJ, Meuwissen THE, Kranis A, Woolliams JA.

Genet Sel Evol. 2017 Dec 11;49(1):90. doi: 10.1186/s12711-017-0365-7.


Simultaneous fitting of genomic-BLUP and Bayes-C components in a genomic prediction model.

Iheshiulor OOM, Woolliams JA, Svendsen M, Solberg T, Meuwissen THE.

Genet Sel Evol. 2017 Aug 24;49(1):63. doi: 10.1186/s12711-017-0339-9.


Genomic data illuminates demography, genetic structure and selection of a popular dog breed.

Wiener P, Sánchez-Molano E, Clements DN, Woolliams JA, Haskell MJ, Blott SC.

BMC Genomics. 2017 Aug 14;18(1):609. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3933-x.


Use of haplotypes to identify regions harbouring lethal recessive variants in pigs.

Howard DM, Pong-Wong R, Knap PW, Woolliams JA.

Genet Sel Evol. 2017 Jul 14;49(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12711-017-0332-3.


Fine-mapping host genetic variation underlying outcomes to Mycobacterium bovis infection in dairy cows.

Wilkinson S, Bishop SC, Allen AR, McBride SH, Skuce RA, Bermingham M, Woolliams JA, Glass EJ.

BMC Genomics. 2017 Jun 24;18(1):477. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3836-x.


Evaluation of the methodological quality of studies of the performance of diagnostic tests for bovine tuberculosis using QUADAS.

Downs SH, More SJ, Goodchild AV, Whelan AO, Abernethy DA, Broughan JM, Cameron A, Cook AJ, Ricardo de la Rua-Domenech R, Greiner M, Gunn J, Nuñez-Garcia J, Rhodes S, Rolfe S, Sharp M, Upton P, Watson E, Welsh M, Woolliams JA, Clifton-Hadley RS, Parry JE.

Prev Vet Med. 2018 May 1;153:108-116. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.03.006. Epub 2017 Mar 22.


Meta-analyses of the sensitivity and specificity of ante-mortem and post-mortem diagnostic tests for bovine tuberculosis in the UK and Ireland.

Nuñez-Garcia J, Downs SH, Parry JE, Abernethy DA, Broughan JM, Cameron AR, Cook AJ, de la Rua-Domenech R, Goodchild AV, Gunn J, More SJ, Rhodes S, Rolfe S, Sharp M, Upton PA, Vordermeier HM, Watson E, Welsh M, Whelan AO, Woolliams JA, Clifton-Hadley RS, Greiner M.

Prev Vet Med. 2018 May 1;153:94-107. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.02.017. Epub 2017 Mar 6.


Genomic regions underlying susceptibility to bovine tuberculosis in Holstein-Friesian cattle.

Raphaka K, Matika O, Sánchez-Molano E, Mrode R, Coffey MP, Riggio V, Glass EJ, Woolliams JA, Bishop SC, Banos G.

BMC Genet. 2017 Mar 23;18(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12863-017-0493-7.


Improved Genetic Profiling of Anthropometric Traits Using a Big Data Approach.

Canela-Xandri O, Rawlik K, Woolliams JA, Tenesa A.

PLoS One. 2016 Dec 15;11(12):e0166755. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166755. eCollection 2016.


Genetic evaluation for bovine tuberculosis resistance in dairy cattle.

Banos G, Winters M, Mrode R, Mitchell AP, Bishop SC, Woolliams JA, Coffey MP.

J Dairy Sci. 2017 Feb;100(2):1272-1281. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11897. Epub 2016 Dec 9.


Quantitative genetic analysis of the bTB diagnostic single intradermal comparative cervical test (SICCT).

Tsairidou S, Brotherstone S, Coffey M, Bishop SC, Woolliams JA.

Genet Sel Evol. 2016 Nov 24;48(1):90.


Cow genotyping strategies for genomic selection in a small dairy cattle population.

Jenko J, Wiggans GR, Cooper TA, Eaglen SAE, Luff WGL, Bichard M, Pong-Wong R, Woolliams JA.

J Dairy Sci. 2017 Jan;100(1):439-452. doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11479. Epub 2016 Nov 9.


Genomic evaluation, breed identification, and population structure of Guernsey cattle in North America, Great Britain, and the Isle of Guernsey.

Cooper TA, Eaglen SAE, Wiggans GR, Jenko J, Huson HJ, Morrice DR, Bichard M, Luff WGL, Woolliams JA.

J Dairy Sci. 2016 Jul;99(7):5508-5515. doi: 10.3168/jds.2015-10445. Epub 2016 May 11.


Within- and across-breed genomic prediction using whole-genome sequence and single nucleotide polymorphism panels.

Iheshiulor OO, Woolliams JA, Yu X, Wellmann R, Meuwissen TH.

Genet Sel Evol. 2016 Feb 19;48:15. doi: 10.1186/s12711-016-0193-1.


The use of genomic coancestry matrices in the optimisation of contributions to maintain genetic diversity at specific regions of the genome.

Gómez-Romano F, Villanueva B, Fernández J, Woolliams JA, Pong-Wong R.

Genet Sel Evol. 2016 Jan 13;48:2. doi: 10.1186/s12711-015-0172-y.


A new tool called DISSECT for analysing large genomic data sets using a Big Data approach.

Canela-Xandri O, Law A, Gray A, Woolliams JA, Tenesa A.

Nat Commun. 2015 Dec 11;6:10162. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10162.


Evaluation of the linkage-disequilibrium method for the estimation of effective population size when generations overlap: an empirical case.

Saura M, Tenesa A, Woolliams JA, Fernández A, Villanueva B.

BMC Genomics. 2015 Nov 11;16:922. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2167-z.


Efficiency of genomic prediction for boar taint reduction in Danish Landrace pigs.

Lukić B, Pong-Wong R, Rowe SJ, de Koning DJ, Velander I, Haley CS, Archibald AL, Woolliams JA.

Anim Genet. 2015 Dec;46(6):607-16. doi: 10.1111/age.12369. Epub 2015 Oct 9.


A Novel Statistical Model to Estimate Host Genetic Effects Affecting Disease Transmission.

Anacleto O, Garcia-Cortés LA, Lipschutz-Powell D, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson AB.

Genetics. 2015 Nov;201(3):871-84. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.179853. Epub 2015 Sep 23.


Erratum to: Potential of promotion of alleles by genome editing to improve quantitative traits in livestock breeding programs.

Jenko J, Gorjanc G, Cleveland MA, Varshney RK, Whitelaw CB, Woolliams JA, Hickey JM.

Genet Sel Evol. 2015 Sep 11;47:69. doi: 10.1186/s12711-015-0144-2. No abstract available.


Genomics and disease resistance studies in livestock.

Bishop SC, Woolliams JA.

Livest Sci. 2014 Aug;166:190-198.


Hui and Walter's latent-class model extended to estimate diagnostic test properties from surveillance data: a latent model for latent data.

Bermingham ML, Handel IG, Glass EJ, Woolliams JA, de Clare Bronsvoort BM, McBride SH, Skuce RA, Allen AR, McDowell SW, Bishop SC.

Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 7;5:11861. doi: 10.1038/srep11861.


Potential of promotion of alleles by genome editing to improve quantitative traits in livestock breeding programs.

Jenko J, Gorjanc G, Cleveland MA, Varshney RK, Whitelaw CB, Woolliams JA, Hickey JM.

Genet Sel Evol. 2015 Jul 2;47:55. doi: 10.1186/s12711-015-0135-3. Erratum in: Genet Sel Evol. 2015;47:69.


Functional classification of 15 million SNPs detected from diverse chicken populations.

Gheyas AA, Boschiero C, Eory L, Ralph H, Kuo R, Woolliams JA, Burt DW.

DNA Res. 2015 Jun;22(3):205-17. doi: 10.1093/dnares/dsv005. Epub 2015 Apr 29.


Genetic contributions and their optimization.

Woolliams JA, Berg P, Dagnachew BS, Meuwissen TH.

J Anim Breed Genet. 2015 Apr;132(2):89-99. doi: 10.1111/jbg.12148.


Genomic prediction of traits related to canine hip dysplasia.

Sánchez-Molano E, Pong-Wong R, Clements DN, Blott SC, Wiener P, Woolliams JA.

Front Genet. 2015 Mar 13;6:97. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00097. eCollection 2015.


Quantitative trait loci mapping for canine hip dysplasia and its related traits in UK Labrador Retrievers.

Sánchez-Molano E, Woolliams JA, Pong-Wong R, Clements DN, Blott SC, Wiener P.

BMC Genomics. 2014 Oct 1;15:833. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-833.


Prioritizing animals for dense genotyping in order to impute missing genotypes of sparsely genotyped animals.

Yu X, Woolliams JA, Meuwissen TH.

Genet Sel Evol. 2014 Aug 26;46:46. doi: 10.1186/1297-9686-46-46.


Genomic prediction for tuberculosis resistance in dairy cattle.

Tsairidou S, Woolliams JA, Allen AR, Skuce RA, McBride SH, Wright DM, Bermingham ML, Pong-Wong R, Matika O, McDowell SW, Glass EJ, Bishop SC.

PLoS One. 2014 May 8;9(5):e96728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096728. eCollection 2014.


A unifying theory for genetic epidemiological analysis of binary disease data.

Lipschutz-Powell D, Woolliams JA, Doeschl-Wilson AB.

Genet Sel Evol. 2014 Feb 19;46:15. doi: 10.1186/1297-9686-46-15.


Genome-wide association study identifies novel loci associated with resistance to bovine tuberculosis.

Bermingham ML, Bishop SC, Woolliams JA, Pong-Wong R, Allen AR, McBride SH, Ryder JJ, Wright DM, Skuce RA, McDowell SW, Glass EJ.

Heredity (Edinb). 2014 May;112(5):543-51. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2013.137. Epub 2014 Feb 5.


The utility of low-density genotyping for imputation in the Thoroughbred horse.

Corbin LJ, Kranis A, Blott SC, Swinburne JE, Vaudin M, Bishop SC, Woolliams JA.

Genet Sel Evol. 2014 Feb 4;46:9. doi: 10.1186/1297-9686-46-9.


Genomic selection using beef commercial carcass phenotypes.

Todd DL, Roughsedge T, Woolliams JA.

Animal. 2014 Mar;8(3):388-94. doi: 10.1017/S1751731113002231. Epub 2013 Dec 18.


Assessing the impact of genomic selection against hip dysplasia in the Labrador Retriever dog.

Sánchez-Molano E, Woolliams JA, Blott SC, Wiener P.

J Anim Breed Genet. 2014 Apr;131(2):134-45. doi: 10.1111/jbg.12056. Epub 2013 Oct 18.


Field-isolated genotypes of Mycobacterium bovis vary in virulence and influence case pathology but do not affect outbreak size.

Wright DM, Allen AR, Mallon TR, McDowell SW, Bishop SC, Glass EJ, Bermingham ML, Woolliams JA, Skuce RA.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 23;8(9):e74503. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074503. eCollection 2013.


Detectability of bovine TB using the tuberculin skin test does not vary significantly according to pathogen genotype within Northern Ireland.

Wright DM, Allen AR, Mallon TR, McDowell SW, Bishop SC, Glass EJ, Bermingham ML, Woolliams JA, Skuce RA.

Infect Genet Evol. 2013 Oct;19:15-22. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.05.011. Epub 2013 May 25.


Direct and maternal genetic relationships between calving ease, gestation length, milk production, fertility, type, and lifespan of Holstein-Friesian primiparous cows.

Eaglen SA, Coffey MP, Woolliams JA, Wall E.

J Dairy Sci. 2013 Jun;96(6):4015-25. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-6229. Epub 2013 Mar 30.


Comparative analyses of genetic trends and prospects for selection against hip and elbow dysplasia in 15 UK dog breeds.

Lewis TW, Blott SC, Woolliams JA.

BMC Genet. 2013 Mar 2;14:16. doi: 10.1186/1471-2156-14-16.

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