Edinburgh Research Explorer

John Woolliams

(Former employee or visitor)

  1. 2012
  2. Influence of genetics and inbreeding on disease

    Woolliams, J., 2012, In: In Practice. 34, 4, p. 196-+

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Strategies for implementing genomic selection in family-based aquaculture breeding schemes: double haploid sib test populations

    Nirea, K. G., Sonesson, A. K., Woolliams, J. A. & Meuwissen, T. H., 2012, In: Genetics Selection Evolution. 44, 1, 30.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. The identification of SNPs with indeterminate positions using the Equine SNP50 BeadChip

    Corbin, L. J., Blott, S. C., Swinburne, J. E., Vaudin, M., Bishop, S. C. & Woolliams, J. A., 2012, In: Animal Genetics. 43, 3, p. 337-339 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. The importance of identity-by-state information for the accuracy of genomic selection

    Luan, T., Woolliams, J. A., Odegard, J., Dolezal, M., Roman-Ponce, S. I., Bagnato, A. & Meuwissen, T. H., 2012, In: Genetics Selection Evolution. 44, 1, p. Article 28 28.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Uses and implications of field disease data for livestock genomic and genetics studies

    Bishop, S. C., Doeschl-Wilson, A. B. & Woolliams, J. A., 2012, In: Frontiers in genetics. 3, Article 114, p. 5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2011
  8. Identification of susceptibility loci associated with immuno-pathogenesis of bovine tuberculosis

    Bermingham, M. L., Bishop, S. C., Woolliams, J. A., Allen, A. R., McBride, S. H., Wright, D. M., Ryder, J. J., Skuce, R. A., McDowell, S. W. J. & Glass, E. J., Dec 2011, In: Immunology . 135, p. 165-165 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  9. Confirmation of two quantitative trait loci regions for nematode resistance in commercial British terminal sire breeds

    Matika, O., Pong-Wong, R., Woolliams, J. A. & Bishop, S. C., Aug 2011, In: Animal. 5, 8, p. 1149-1156 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Characterization of OAR1 and OAR18 QTL associated with muscle depth in British commercial terminal sire sheep

    Matika, O., Sechi, S., Pong-Wong, R., Houston, R., Clop, A., Woolliams, J. A. & Bishop, S. C., Apr 2011, In: Animal Genetics. 42, 2, p. 172-180 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Heritability of premature mitral valve disease in Cavalier King Charles spaniels

    Lewis, T., Swift, S., Woolliams, J. A. & Blott, S., Apr 2011, In: Veterinary Journal. 1, 188, p. 73-76 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Strategies for controlling inbreeding in fish breeding programs; an applied approach using optimum contribution (OC) procedures

    Skaarud, A., Woolliams, J. A. & Gjoen, H. M., Feb 2011, In: Aquaculture. 311, 1-4, p. 110-114 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. An analysis of BCMS data to determine the breed composition of the UK beef herd

    Todd, D. L., Woolliams, J. A. & Roughsedge, T. R., 2011, In: Advances in Animal Biosciences. 2, 1, p. 81 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  14. Canine hip and elbow dysplasia in UK Labrador retrievers

    Woolliams, J. A., Lewis, T. W. & Blott, S. C., 2011, In: Veterinary Journal. 189, 2, p. 169-176 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Comparison of associative effects models for genetic analysis of disease data

    Lipschutz-Powell, D., Woolliams, J. A., Bijma, P. & Doeschl-Wilson, A. B., 2011, p. 61-62. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  16. Competition Effects in a Young Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis, Bong. Carr) Clonal Trial

    Brotherstone, S., White, I. M. S., Sykes, R., Thompson, R., Connolly, T., Lee, S. & Woolliams, J., 2011, In: Silvae Genetica. 60, 3-4, p. 149-155 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Detection and selection of SNPs from chicken whole genome sequencing for the design of high throughput genotyping arrays

    Gheyas, A., Boschiero, C., Turner, F., Krnais, A., Watson, K., Yu, L., Smith, J., Talbot, R., Kaiser, P., Hocking, P., Fulton, J. E., Strom, T. M., Haberer, G., Weigend, S., Preisinger, R., Fries, R., Qanbari, H., Simianer, H., Woolliams, J. A. & Burt, D. W., 2011, p. 38 Abstract 30.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  18. Development of high density chicken genotyping array: 1. Detection of SNPs and criteria for SNP selection

    Boschiero, C., Gheyas, A. A., Kranis, A., Turner, F. S., Watson, K., Yu, L., Smith, S., Talbot, R., Kaiser, P., Hocking, P. M., Fulton, J. E., Strom, T. M., Haberer, G., Fries, H. R., Weigend, S., Preisinger, R., Qanbari, S., Simianer, H., Brew, F., Woolliams, J. A. & 1 others, Burt, D. W., 2011, p. 54. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  19. Development of high density chicken genotyping array: 1. Validation of SNPs for final array design

    Gheyas, A. A., Boschiero, C., Turner, F. S., Kranis, A., Watson, K., Yu, L., Smith, S., Talbot, R., Kaiser, P., Hocking, P. M., Fulton, J. E., Strom, T. M., Haberer, G., R., F. H., Weigend, S., Preisinger, R., Qanbari, S., Simianer, H., Brew, F., Woolliams, J. A. & 1 others, Burt, D. W., 2011, p. 56. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  20. Estimating diagnostic accuracy of the tuberculin skin test and abbatoir meat inspection from bovine tuberculosis surveillance data

    Bermingham, M. L., Handel, I. G., Glass, E. J., Woolliams, J. A., Bronsvoort, M., Skuce, R. A., Allen, A. R., McDowell, S. W. J., McBride, S. H. & Bishop, S. C., 2011, In: Advances in Animal Biosciences. 2, 1, p. 34 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  21. Evidence for genetic variance in resistance to tuberculosis in Great Britain and Irish Holstein-Friesian populations

    Bermingham, M. L., Brotherstone, S., P Berry, D., More, S., Good, M., Cromie, A., White, I., M Higgans, I., Coffey, M. P., Downs, S. H., Glass, E., Bishop, S., Mitchell, A. P., Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Woolliams, J., 2011, In: BMC Proceedings. 5 , Suppl 4, S14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. From detection to array design: Exploring the characteristics of the chicken single nucleotide polymorphisms at different phases of their selection process

    Boscheiro, C., Gheyas, A. A., Kranis, A., Turner, F., Watson, K., Yu, L., R., S., Talbot, R., Kaiser, P., Hocking, P., Fulton, J. E., Brew, F., Strom, T. M., Haberer, G., Wiegand, S., Preisinger, R., Fries, R., Qanbari, H., Simianer, H., Woolliams, J. A. & 1 others, Burt, D. W., 2011, p. 46 Abstract 45.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  23. Gene flow in a national cross-breeding beef population

    Todd, D. L., Woolliams, J. A. & Roughsedge, T., 2011, In: Animal. 5, 12, p. 1874-1886 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Genetic evaluation of elbow scores and the relationship with hip scores in UK Labrador retrievers

    Lewis, T., Ilska, J., Blott, S. & Woolliams, J., 2011, In: Veterinary Journal. 189, 2, p. 227-233

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Genetic evaluations of traits recorded in British young horse tests

    Stewart, I. D., Woolliams, J. A. & Brotherstone, S., 2011, In: ARCHIV FUR TIERZUCHT-ARCHIVES OF ANIMAL BREEDING . 54, 5, p. 439-455 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. How far and how fast can genomics take us towards precision breeding?

    Woolliams, J. A., 2011, In: Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 128, 6, p. 407-408 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  27. Imputation of Missing Genotypes from Sparse to High Density Using Long-Range Phasing

    Daetwyler, H. D., Wiggans, G. R., Hayes, B. J., Woolliams, J. A. & Goddard, M. E., 2011, In: Genetics. 189, 1, p. 317-327

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Information content in genome-wide scans: Concordance between patterns of genetic differentiation and linkage mapping associations

    Wiener, P., Edriss, M., Williams, J. L., Waddington, D., Law, A., Woolliams, J. A. & Guitierrez-Gil, B., 2011, In: BMC Genomics. 12, 10 p., 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Order-preserving principles underlying genotype-phenotype maps ensure high additive proportions of genetic variance

    Gjuvsland, A. B., Vik, J. O., Woolliams, J. A. & Omholt, S. W., 2011, In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24, 10, p. 2269-79 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. Phenotypic effects of calving ease on the subsequent fertility and milk production of dam and calf in UK Holstein-Friesian heifers

    Eaglen, S., Coffey, M. P., Woolliams, J. A., Mrode, R. & Wall, E., 2011, In: Journal of Dairy Science. 94, 11, p. 5413-5423 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Prospects and progress: Challenges for the future

    Woolliams, J., 2011, p. 47-48. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  32. Seeking missing genetic variance in disease resistance

    Lipschutz-Powell, D., Woolliams, J. A., Bijma, P. & Doeschl-Wilson, A. B., 2011, In: Advances in Animal Biosciences. 2, 1, p. 60 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  33. The unified approach to the use of genomic and pedigree information in genomic evaluations revisited

    Meuwissen, T. H., Luan, T. & Woolliams, J. A., 2011, In: Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. 128, 6, p. 429-439 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Using genomic selection to predict canine Leishmaniasis and identify susceptibility segments from genome-wide SNP data

    Quilez, J., Martinez, V., Sanchez, A., Woolliams, J. A., Pong-Wong, R., Kennedy, L. J., Quinnell, R., Ollier, W., Roura, X., Ferrer, L., Altet, L. & Francino, O., 2011, p. abstract P661.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  35. 2010
  36. Effect of a major QTL affecting IPN resistance on production traits in Atlantic salmon

    Gheyas, A., Haley, C. S., Guy, D. R., Hamilton, A., Tinch, A. E., Mota-Velasco, J. C. & Woolliams, J. A., Dec 2010, In: Animal Genetics. 41, 6, p. 666-668 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Linkage disequilibrium and historical effective population size in the Thoroughbred horse

    Corbin, L. J., Blott, S. C., Swinburne, J. E., Vaudin, M., Bishop, S. C. & Woolliams, J. A., Dec 2010, In: Animal Genetics. 41, Suppt. 2, p. 8-15 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Genetic Evaluation of Hip Score in UK Labrador Retrievers

    Lewis, T. W., Blott, S. C. & Woolliams, J. A., 22 Oct 2010, In: PLoS ONE. 5, 10, p. - 10 p., e12797.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Genetic Evaluation of the Nine Component Features of Hip Score in UK Labrador Retrievers

    Lewis, T. W., Woolliams, J. A. & Blott, S. C., 22 Oct 2010, In: PLoS ONE. 5, 10, p. - 8 p., e13610.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Genomic selection and complex trait prediction using a fast EM algorithm applied to genome-wide markers

    Shepherd, R. K., Meuwissen, T. H. E. & Woolliams, J. A., 22 Oct 2010, In: BMC Bioinformatics. 11, p. - 12 p., 529.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Segregation of infectious pancreatic necrosis resistance QTL in the early life cycle of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

    Gheyas, A., Houston, R., Mota-Velasco, J. C., Guy, D. R., Tinch, A. E., Haley, C. S. & Woolliams, J. A., Oct 2010, In: Animal Genetics. 41, 5, p. 531-536 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Bovine tuberculosis: the genetic basis of host susceptibility

    Allen, A. R., Minozzi, G., Glass, E. J., Skuce, R. A., McDowell, S. W., Woolliams, J. A. & Bishop, S. C., Sep 2010, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 277, 1695, p. 2737-2745 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. The Impact of Genetic Architecture on Genome-Wide Evaluation Methods

    Daetwyler, H. D., Pong-Wong, R., Villanueva, B. & Woolliams, J. A., Jul 2010, In: Genetics. 185, 3, p. 1021-1031 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Combined detection and introgression of QTL in outbred populations

    Yazdi, M. H., Sonesson, A. K., Woolliams, J. & Meuwissen, T. H. E., Jun 2010, In: Genetics Selection Evolution. 42, 10 p., 16.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Sequence variants in the bovine gonadotrophin releasing hormone receptor gene and their associations with fertility

    Derecka, K., Ahmad, S., Hodgman, T. C., Hastings, N., Royal, M. D., Woolliams, J. A. & Flint, A. P. F., Jun 2010, In: Animal Genetics. 41, 3, p. 329-331 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. Optimisation of breeding strategies to reduce the prevalence of inherited disease in pedigree dogs

    Lewis, T. W., Woolliams, J. A. & Blott, S. C., May 2010, In: Animal Welfare. 19, Suppt. 1, p. 93-98 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Continuous approximations for optimizing allele trajectories

    Liu, A. Y. H. & Woolliams, J. A., Apr 2010, In: Genetics Research. 92, 2, p. 157-166 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Development of a genetic indicator of biodiversity for farm animals

    Villanueva, B., Sawalha, R. M., Roughsedge, T., Rius-Vilarrasa, E. & Woolliams, J. A., Apr 2010, In: Livestock Science. 129, 1-3, p. 200-207 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Evidence of genetic resistance of cattle to infection with Mycobacterium bovis

    Brotherstone, S., White, I. M., Coffey, M., Downs, S. H., Mitchell, A. P., Clifton-Hadley, R. S., More, S. J., Good, M. & Woolliams, J. A., Mar 2010, In: Journal of Diary Science. 93, 3, p. 1234-1242 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. Genetic evaluation of horses for performance in dressage competitions in Great Britain

    Stewart, I. D., Woolliams, J. A. & Brotherstone, S., Mar 2010, In: Livestock Science. 128, 1-3, p. 36-45 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  51. Heritability of syringomyelia in Cavalier King Charles spaniels

    Lewis, T., Rusbridge, C., Knowler, P., Blott, S. & Woolliams, J. A., Mar 2010, In: Veterinary Journal. 183, 3, p. 345-347 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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