AN S 590A F Spring 2021 - Introduction to Market Association Analysis and QTL Detection

Spring 2021
1 credit hour
Enrollment Limit: 
25
Date: 
February 22, 2021 - March 26, 2021
Instructor: 
Jack Dekkers, jdekkers@iastate.edu, 515-294-7509
Course Description: 
Students will gain an understanding of the concepts of inbreeding, the impact of inbreeding on breeding populations, and of strategies to control and manage rates of inbreeding in breeding populations. Topics include definition of inbreeding and identity by descent, the impacts of inbreeding on genotype frequencies, trait means, and trait variances, random drift, computation of inbreeding coefficients in pedigreed populations, using pedigree-based versus marker-based measures of inbreeding, prediction of rates of inbreeding in closed populations, and control and management of inbreeding in breeding populations. Prerequisite: Genetic Prediction
Course Prerequisites: 
Contact GPIDEA Coordinator to enroll
Required Course Materials: 
None
Permission Contact: 
Casey Smith, agonlineservices@iastate.edu, 800-747-4478
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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