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Animal Breeding Programme with AlphaSimR - Part 2

This vignette shows how to simulate a bit more realistic animal breeding programme with overlapping generations and different selection intensities in males and females. (Part 2)

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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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Selection on multiple traits in AlphaSimR - Part 3

Now we explore the multi-trait selection in AlphaSimR so that we can design a sustainable and holistic approach to breeding productive and resilient individuals. This involves consideration of the…

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Selection on multiple traits in AlphaSimR - Part 2

Now we explore the multi-trait selection in AlphaSimR so that we can design a sustainable and holistic approach to breeding productive and resilient individuals. This involves consideration of the…

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Selection on a single trait in AlphaSimR - Part 2

In this vignette, we will learn about simulating selection to improve a single trait and explore some of the intricacies of the breeder’s equation. (Part 2)

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Simulating traits in AlphaSimR - Part 2

AlphaSimR simulates traits by defining the type of trait genetic effects, number of DNA sites controlling the trait, mean, genetic variance, and environmental variance. Once we simulate genetic and…

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Selection on a single trait in AlphaSimR - Part 1

In this vignette, we will learn about simulating selection to improve a single trait and explore some of the intricacies of the breeder’s equation. (Part 1)

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DNA lottery in AlphaSimR Traits

We will now look at the randomness of DNA inheritance (the DNA lottery) between parents and progeny, and how this process drives variation in genetic and phenotype values of relatives. Please watch…

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Professor Jenni Quint on phenotyping algorithms

Professor Jenni Quint explains the importance of phenotyping algorithms, and introduces the HDR UK phenotype library.

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Structure, function and growth in asthmatic airways - Dr Bindi Brook

Soft Tissue Workshop 2021 (01 - 03 June 2021) Dr Bindi Brook - Structure, function and growth in asthmatic airways 2 June 2021 This recording is in the process of being subtitled. Subtitles will be…

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Selection and Response to Selection

We will look at selective breeding, demonstrating how it can improve a population, and predicting a possible response to selection. The essence in selective breeding is to identify genetically best…

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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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Connecting Mechanics and Biology in a Multiscale Model of Osteoarthritis - Liesbet Geris

Soft Tissue Workshop 2021 (01 - 03 June 2021) Liesbet Geris, KU Leuven, Connecting Mechanics and Biology in a Multiscale Model of Osteoarthritis 3 June 2021 This recording is in the process of…

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Health information in non-health data traces - Wolters Englemann & Pagliari 2019

Controversies in the Data Society 2019Dr Maria Wolters, Reader in Design Informatics, Academic Associate of the School of PPLS. Give me your data, and I will diagnose you.Dr Lukas Englemann,…

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11 - Feeding the World One Open Access Plant Phenotype Image at a Time

Feeding the World One Open Access Plant Phenotype Image at a Time Dr. Sotirios A. Tsaftaris

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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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