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Phenotype Prediction using Genomic Data – January 25, 2018

Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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Live Streaming

This workshop will include live streaming online, in addition to the the option to attend on the University of Florida campus. The link for the live streaming will be sent 24 hours before the event.

Workshop Sponsors

Agronomy Department
Horticultural Sciences Department
UF Genetics Institute

Contact: Marcio Resende ( with questions


7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:10 – 9:00 a.m. “The use of genomics in animal breeding” Dr. Jack Dekkers, Iowa State University
9:00 – 9:50 a.m. “Going beyond statistics – the case for biological whole genome models” Dr. Frank Technow, Dupont-Pioneer
9:50 – 10:20 a.m. Coffee break
10:20 – 11:10 a.m. “Will Big Data Close the Missing Heritability Gap?”  Dr. Ana Vazquez, Michigan State University
11:10 – 12:00 p.m. “High Throughput data (environmental, genomic and phenotypic covariates) for improving predictive ability under complex scenarios with applications in plant breeding.” Dr. Diego Jarquin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (end of live streaming)