Selective Advances in Cattle Breeding | Adventures in Genomics

June 26, 2017

The world population is continuously growing. As the second largest producer and largest exporter of beef in the world, Brazil has an important role in feeding such a population. Jacques and Irene from our Scientific Affairs team met with José Fernando Garcia, Professor of Genomics at Sao Paulo State University, and other advocates of the use of genomic selection. Hear their thoughts on how to improve zebu breeding in Brazil while reducing the environmental impact. Subscribe to Illumina: http://bit.ly/IlluminaYouTube Links: José Fernando Garcia at Universidade Estadual Paulista http://www.unesp.br/PortalPROPe/unesp/fmva/dapsa/jose-fernando-garcia/informacoes/ Universidad Estadual Paulista http://www.unesp.br/portal#!/eng Fazenda Mundo Novo: http://www.fazendamundonovo.com/ Associação Nacional dos Criadores e Pesquisadores (ANCP) http://www.ancp.org.br/ Associação Brasileira dos Criadores de Zebu (ABCZ) http://www.abcz.org.br/ For more information on applications in bovine genetics: https://www.illumina.com/Documents/products/brochures/BovineProductBrochure.pdf For more information on genomic selection in agriculture: https://www.illumina.com/content/dam/illumina-marketing/documents/products/research_reviews/genomic-selection-in-agriculture.pdf For more info on applications in other areas http://www.illumina.com/science.html See all our Adventures in Genomics videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlah8wHBByBXEO0dNW-xNvvX_ A global genomics leader, Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. *Data calculations on file. Illumina, Inc., 2015. Subscribe to the Illumina video channel http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=IlluminaInc View customer spotlight videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlajfheLzgbI4S7xBn7IDbt79 View Illumina webinars https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlahpXlnrrXlQw9itVJ8yHwUZ View Illumina product videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlaj6YuZmkfxZcT9twqDgP2Xd View Illumina support videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlajbm2KGsICWb-JOnusJfYvM

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