Informações do Evento


Event dates: 24 – 26 April 2017


Venue: Central de Aulas, ESALQ/USP, Avenida Pádua Dias, 11, Piracicaba – SP

Promote discussion and experience exchange on innovative subjects and methods in livestock, addressing issues such as omics technologies for system biology, animal breeding, and genomic data integration for complex traits such as meat quality and feed efficiency.




April 24th

8:30 - 9:30

Check-in and Welcome Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

Molecular basis of beef quality and feed efficiency of Nelore cattle

Luciana C. A. Regitano – Embrapa Pecuária Sudeste

11:00 - 12:00

Update on the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative

James M. Reecy – Iowa State University


12:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Genomic data integration for complex traits

Antonio Reverter - CSIRO Agriculture


15:00 - 15:30

Genomics: past, present, future and challenges beyond technology and application

Gustavo Gasparin - Illumina

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

Identification of eQTL regions associated with deposition and composition of intramuscular fat

Aline Cesar - ESALQ/USP

16:30 – 17:00

New strategies and methodologies for genome-wide association studies (GWAS)

Laércio R. Porto Neto - CSIRO Agriculture


April 25th

8:00 - 8:30

Opportunities and challenges of the use of omics tools in animal breeding

Luiz L. Coutinho – ESALQ/USP

8:30 – 9:30

Investigation of the impact of Omega3 fatty acids on DNA methylation in pigs

James Koltes – University of Arkansas

9:30 – 10:00

Proteomic profile of skeletal muscle of animals with extreme estimated breeding values for intramuscular fat deposition

Mirele Poleti - ESALQ/USP

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 11:00

Genomic selection from DNAseq data

Juliana Petrini - ESALQ/USP

11:00 - 12:00

Omics insights into oocyte development

Flávio V. Meirelles – FZEA/USP

12:00 – 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Application prospects of genomic editing in animal selection

John Hickey, The Roslin Institute


Application prospects of genomic editing in animal selection

John Hickey, The Roslin Institute (to be confirmed)

15:00 - 15:30

Understanding livestock genetics from the gene function perspective

Yuri Tani Utsunomiya – UNESP/Araçatuba



15:30 - 16:30

Poster Session/Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Interaction between host and microbiome and epigenetic communication between the two in pigs

James Koltes – University of Arkansas


April 26th

8:30 - 09:30

Identification of variants within regulatory regions: The example of immune response to pathogens responsible for respiratory disease

Jerry Taylor - University of Missouri

09:30 - 10:00

Use of WGCNA to identify co-expression networks associated with feed efficiency in Nellore cattle

Pâmela Alexandre – FZEA/USP

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00

Genomic variation in Nellore genome

Polyana Tizioto – ESALQ

11:00 – 12:00

Single nucleotide variations and InDels identified from whole-genome re-sequencig of Guzerat, Gir and Girolando cattle breeds

Marcos Vinícius Barbosa da Silva – EMBRAPA/Gado de Leite

12:00 - 13:00

Discussion and Closing Session



Number of places: 

Registration fee:
R$ 100,00

Abstract Guidelines:

  • The abstracts can be submitted starting February 20, 2017;
  • Deadline for abstract submissions is April 17, 2017;
  • All abstracts must be submitted electronically ( and written in English;
  • Abstracts must describe original, previously unpublished work;
  • All registered participants are allowed to submit a single (01) poster presentation;
  • Abstracts should contain authors names and affiliation, corresponding author e-mail, tittle (limited to 250 characters), abstract text (limited to 2,500 characters with space), font Times New Roman 12, Space 1,5 and up to six (06) keywords;
  • The abstracts will not review by the Scientific Committee. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author.
  • Poster size: 0.90 m x 1.10 m


Luiz Lehmann Coutinho – ESALQ/USP

Gerson Barreto Mourão – ESALQ/USP

Luciana C. A. Regitano – EMBRAPA/Pecuária Sudeste








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