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Edited By: Hans Lenstra
Impact Factor: 2.21
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 3/52 (Agriculture Dairy & Animal Science); 103/165 (Genetics & Heredity)
Online ISSN: 1365-2052
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Animal Genetics will open a new chapter this fall. Professor Chris Moran will retire as editor in chief, and Dr. Johannes A. Lenstra will take over the helm of the journal. Read the editorial about the editors by ISAG President Ernie Bailey here.
Hans Lenstra (Utrecht University, Netherlands) has a background in chemistry and biochemistry. For forty years he has worked on the molecular evolution, eukaryotic gene structure, genome characterization and molecular diversity of livestock and wildlife.
Newly found mutations linked to ADHD in Siberian Huskies
The article DRD4 and TH gene polymorphisms are associated with activity, impulsivity and inattention in Siberian Husky dogs has been featured by Colour Genetics. The study reaffirms the importance of the dog as a model species for studying ADHD in humans.
The next Plant and Animal Genome XXIII Conference will take place from January 10-14, 2015 - San Diego, USA, providing a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant and animal genome projects. Consisting of technical presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and workshops, the conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and applications on this internationally important project. For more information and to register, visit the conference website here.
Morris Soller: Energizing Animal Breeding & Genetics
Read this Special Supplement Issue of Animal Genetics
Dr Soller is an energizer and a trailblazer in animal breeding and genetics. The passion of Dr Soller for genetics started at age 12 when he read the book The Theory of the Gene by T.H. Morgan. He earned his B.S. in Agriculture, M.S. in Statistics, and Ph.D. in Animal Breeding from Rutgers University. (An excellent review of Dr Soller's biography can be found in Bovine Genomics, edited by James Womack, 2012).
In the early 1970s, Dr Soller proposed ‘The QTL hypothesis’ which states that some of the loci responsible for genetic variation in quantitative traits have large enough effects to be identified by linkage mapping.... Read more
Other Special Issues:
Horse Genomics and the Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation
This special issue of Animal Genetics was funded by the DRHF to underscore the importance of the genome to horse research...Read more...