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Plant Breeding

This vignette will show how to simulate the wheat breeding programme described in Gaynor et al. (2017). In this breeding programme, there are several stages in a breeding cycle and several breeding…

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Genomic selection in plant breeding

The following audio recording is delivered by Chris Gaynor, a senior data scientist at Bayer Crop Science. While working at The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, he developed the AlphaSimR package and…

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Simulating DNA in AlphaSimR

AlphaSimR simulates DNA for a founding pool of genomes based on species' genome parameters and demography. We use this founding pool of genomes to initiate a population of individuals. We can…

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Trait to DNA

We will review the concept of “Nature vs Nurture” and corresponding genetic and environmental effects. This will lead us to the relationship between variation in traits and underlying…

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CARE-MND research project: Danielle Leighton

Clinical researcher Danielle Leighton describes a clinical research project for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) called 'Regenerative Neurology Tissue Bank'.

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