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Celebrating Genetics Selection Evolution’s 50th anniversary

We are pleased to present this collection reflecting upon some of the high-impact papers published in Genetics Selection Evolution over the last 50 years, along with an editorial looking to the future of the animal genetics field.


  1. Previously, we have shown that bacterial cold water disease (BCWD) resistance in rainbow trout can be improved using traditional family-based selection, but progress has been limited to exploiting only between...

    Authors: Roger L. Vallejo, Timothy D. Leeds, Guangtu Gao, James E. Parsons, Kyle E. Martin, Jason P. Evenhuis, Breno O. Fragomeni, Gregory D. Wiens and Yniv Palti

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2017 49:17

    Content type: Research Article

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  2. In the past years, there has been a remarkable development of high-throughput omics (HTO) technologies such as genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics across all facets of biology. ...

    Authors: Prashanth Suravajhala, Lisette J. A. Kogelman and Haja N. Kadarmideen

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2016 48:38

    Content type: Review

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  3. The use of genomic selection in breeding programs may increase the rate of genetic improvement, reduce the generation time, and provide higher accuracy of estimated breeding values (EBVs). A number of differen...

    Authors: Ole F Christensen and Mogens S Lund

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2010 42:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. In a project on the biodiversity of chickens funded by the European Commission (EC), eight laboratories collaborated to assess the genetic variation within and between 52 populations from a wide range of chick...

    Authors: Jossi Hillel, Martien A.M. Groenen, Michèle Tixier-Boichard, Abraham B. Korol, Lior David, Valery M. Kirzhner, Terry Burke, Asili Barre-Dirie, Richard P.M.A. Crooijmans, Kari Elo, Marcus W. Feldman, Paul J. Freidlin, Asko Mäki-Tanila, Marian Oortwijn, Pippa Thomson, Alain Vignal…

    Citation: Genetics Selection Evolution 2003 35:533

    Content type: Research

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