Zhiquan Wang

Akanno, E., L. Chen, M. Abo-Ismail, J. Crowley, Z. Wang, C. Li, J. Basarab, M. MacNeil and G. Plastow. 2017. Genomic prediction of breed composition and heterosis effects in Angus, Charolais and Hereford crosses using 50K genotypes. CJAS, online on January 24, 2017

Yao, C., G. de los Campos, M. VandeHaar, D. Spurlock, L. Armentano, M. Coffey, Y. de Haas, R. Veerkamp, C. R. Staples, E.E. Connor, Z. Wang, M.D. Hanigan, R.J. Tempelman, and K. Weigel. 2017. Use of genotype × environment interaction model to accommodate genetic heterogeneity for residual feed intake, dry matter intake, net energy in milk, and metabolic body weight in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 100:1–10

Y. Lu, M.J. Vandehaar, D.M. Spurlock, K.A. Weigel, L.E. Armentano, C. R. Staples, E.E. Connor, Z. Wang, M. Coffey, R. Veerkamp, Y. De haas and R.J. Tempelman*. 2017. Modeling genetic and non-genetic variation of feed efficiency and its partial relationships between component traits as a function of management and environmental factors. J. Dairy Sci. 100:412-427

Zhao, P., J. Li, H. Kang, H. Wang, Z. Fan, Z. Yin, J. Wang, Q. Zhang, Z. Wang, J.F. Liu. 2016. Structural Variant Detection by Large-scale Sequencing Reveals New Evolutionary Evidence on Breed Divergence between Chinese and European Pigs. Scientific Reports 6:18501

Zhang. C., H. Bruce, T. Yang, P. Charagu, R.A. Kemp, N. Boddicker, Y. Miar, Z. Wang, G. Plastow. 2016. Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) Identify QTL on SSC2 and SSC17 Affecting Loin Peak Shear Force in Crossbred Commercial Pigs. PLoS ONE. 11(2):e0145082. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145082

Yang T, J. Wilkinson, Z. Wang, A. Ladinig, J. Harding, G. Plastow. 2016. A genome-wide association study of fetal response to type 2 porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus challenge. Scientific Reports 6: 20305

Lu, D., E.C. Akanno, J.J. Crowley, F. Schenkel, H. Li, M. De Pauw, S. S. Moore, Z. Wang, C. Li, P.Stothard, G. Plastow, S. P. Miller, J. A. Basarab. 2016. Accuracy of genomic predictions for feed efciency traits of beef cattle using 50K and imputed HD genotypes. J. Anim. Sci. 94: 1342-1353.

Manafiazar, G., L. Goonewardene, F. Miglior, D.H. Crews, J.A. Basarab, E. Okine and Z. Wang*. 2016. Genetic and phenotypic correlations among feed efficiency, production and selected conformation traits in dairy cows. Animal 10: 381-389

Y. Lu, M.J. Vandehaar, D.M. Spurlock, K.A. Weigel, L.E. Armentano, C. R. Staples, E.E. Connor, Z. Wang, N.M. Bello and R.J. Tempelman*. 2015. An alternative approach to modeling genetic merit of feed efficiency in dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 98: 6535-6551

Zhang C., Z. Wang, H. Bruce, R.A. Kemp, P. Charagu, Y. Miar, T. Yang, G. Plastow*. 2015. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) identify a QTL close to PRKAG3 affecting meat pH and colour in crossbred commercial pigs. BMC Genetics. Open access online, doi:10.1186/s12863-015-0192-1

Miar, Y., G. Plastow and Z. Wang*. 2015. Genomic selection, a new era for pork quality improvement. Springer Science Reviews. 3:27-37.

Jiang J.C., Q. Zhang, L. Ma, J.Y. Li, Z. Wang and J.F. Liu. 2015. Joint prediction of multiple quantitative traits using a Bayesian multivariate antedependence model. Heridity. 115:29–36.

Miar, Y., G.S.Plastow,H.L.Bruce, S.S.Moore, G. Manafiazar, R.A.Kemp, P.Charagu, A.E.Huisman, B.Van Haandel, C.Zhang, R.M.McKay, Z.Wang*. 2014. Genetic and Phenotypic Relationships Between Performance with Meat Quality and Carcass Characteristics in Commercial Crossbred Pigs. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110105,)

Khansefid, M., J.E. Pryce, S. Bolormaa, S.P. Miller, Z. Wang, C. Li,and M.E. Goddard*. 2014. Estimation of genomic breeding values for residual feed intake in a multi-breed cattle population. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3270-3283

Akanno, E.C., G. Plastow, B.W. Woodward, S. Bauck, H. Okut, X-L. Wu, C. Sun, J.L. Aalhus, S.S. Moore, S.P. Miller, Z. Wang and J.A. Basarab*. 2014. Reliability of molecular breeding values for Warner-Bratzler shear force and carcass traits of beef cattle - An independent validation study. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2896-2904

Miar, Y., G. Plastow, S.S. Moore, G. Manafiazar, P. Charagu, R. Kemp, A. Huisman, C. Zhang, R. Mckay, H. Bruce and Z. Wang*. 2014. Genetic and Phenotypic Parameters for Carcass and Meat Quality Traits in Commercial Crossbred Pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2869-2884

Zhang, C., Z. Wang, H. Bruce, J. Janz, S. Moore, and G. Plastow*. 2014. Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 33 candidate genes and meat quality traits in commercial pigs. Anim. Genet. 45:508-516.

Tang*, G., J. Xue, R. Yang, T. Liu, Z. Zeng, A. Jiang, Y. Jiang, M. Li, L. Zhu, L. Bai, S. Shuai, Z. Wang, and X. Li. 2014. Optimizing selection strategies of genomic selection based on a swine dataset simulated. Livest. Sci. 166:111-120.

Karisa, B.K., J. Thomson, Z. Wang, C. Li, Y.R. Montanholi, S.P. Miller, S.S. Moore, G.S. Plastow*. 2014. Plasma metabolites associated with residual feed intake and other productivity performance traits in beef cattle. Livest. Sci. 165: 200-211.

Berry*, D.P., M.P. Coffey, J.E. Pryce, Y. de Haas, P. Løvendahl, N. Krattenmacher, J.J. Crowley, Z. Wang, D. Spurlock, K. Weigel, K. Macdonald, and R.F. Veerkamp. 2014. International genetic evaluations for feed intake in dairy cattle through the collation of data from multiple sources. J. Dairy Sci. 97:3894-3905.

Miar, Y., G. Plastow, H. Bruce, O Durunna, D Nkrumah, and Z. Wang*. 2014. Estimation of genetic and phenotypic parameters for ultrasound and carcass merit traits in crossbred beef cattle. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 94:273-280.

Ventura*, R.V., F.S. Schenkel, Z. Wang, C. Li, S.P. Miller. 2014. Impact of reference population on accuracy of imputation from 6K to 50K SNP chips in purebred and crossbreed beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 92:1433-1444.

Ekine-Dzivenu, C., L. Chen, M. Vinsky, N. Aldai, M.E.R. Dugan, T.A. McAllister, Z. Wang, E. Okine, C. Li*. 2014. Estimates of genetic parameters for fatty acids in brisket adipose tissue of Canadian commercial crossbred beef steers. Meat Science. 96: 1517-1526.

Manafiazar, G., T. McFadden, L. Goonewardene, E. Okine, J. Basarab, P. Li and Z. Wang*. 2013. Prediction of residual feed intake for first lactation dairy cows using orthogonal polynomial random regression. J. Dairy Sci. 96: 7991–8001.

Li, M., S. Tian, L. Jin, G. Zhou, Y. Li, Y. Zhang, T. Wang, C.K. Yeung, L. Chen, J. Ma, J. Zhang, A. Jiang, J. Li, C. Zhou, J. Zhang, Y. Liu, X. Sun, H. Zhao, Z. Niu, P. Lou, L. Xian, X. Shen, S. Liu, S. Zhang, M. Zhang, L. Zhu, S. Shuai, L. Bai, G. Tang, H. Liu, Y. Jiang, M. Mai, J. Xiao, X. Wang, Q. Zhou, Z. Wang, P. Stothard, M. Xue, X. Gao, Z. Luo, Y. Gu, H. Zhu, X. Hu, Y. Zhao, G.S. Plastow, J. Wang, Z. Jiang, K. Li, N. Li, X. Li*, and R. Li*. 2013. Genomic analyses identify distinct patterns of selection in domesticated pigs and Tibetan wild boars. Nature genetics. 45: 1431-1438

Lu, D., M. Sargolzaei, M. Kelly, G. Vander Voort, Z. Wang, I. Mandell, S. Moore, G. Plastow and S. Miller*. 2013. Genome-wide association analyses for carcass quality in crossbred beef cattle. BMC Genet. Open access online, doi:10.1186/ 1471-2156-14-80.

Lu, D., M. Sargolzaei, C. Li, M. Abo-Ismail, G. Vander Voort, Z. Wang, G. Plastow, S.S. Moore, S.P. Miller*. 2013. Association Analysis for Feed Efficiency Traits in Beef Cattle Using Preserved Haplotypes. Genome. Open access online, doi:10.1139/gen-2013-0072.

Karisa, B. K., J. Thomson, E. E. Zewoldi, Z. Wang, H.L. Bruce, G.S. Plastow, S.S. Moore. 2013. Candidate genes and biological pathways associated with carcass quality traits in beef cattle. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 93: 295-306

Lu, D., S. Miller, M. Sargolzaei, M. Kelly, G. Vander Voort, T. Caldwell, Z. Wang, G. Plastow, S. Moore. 2013. Genome wide association analyses for growth and feed efficiency traits in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 2013.91:3612–3633.

Karisa, B.K., J. Thomson, Z. Wang, P. Stothard, S. S. Moore, G. S. Plastow. 2013. Candidate genes and single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with variation in residual feed intake in beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 91:3502–3513 .

Mao, F., L. Chen, M. Vinsky, E. Okine, Z. Wang, J. Basarab, D. H. Crews Jr., C. Li. 2013. Phenotypic and genetic relationships of feed efficiency with growth performance, ultrasound and carcass merit traits in Angus and Charolais steers. J. Anim. Sci. 91:2067-2076

Tang, G. Q., J. Xue, M. J. Lian, R. F. Yang, T. F. Liu, Z. Y. Zeng, A. A. Jiang, Y. Z. Jiang, L. Zhu, L. Bai, Z. Wang*, X. W. Li. 2013. Inbreeding and genetic diversity in three imported swine breeds in China using pedigree data. Asian-Australas. J. Anim. Sci. 26: 755-765.

Hernandez-Sanabria, E., L.A Goonewardene, Z. Wang, M. Zhou, S.S Moore, L.L. Guan*, 2013. Influence of sire breed on the interplay among rumen microbial populations inhabiting the rumen liquid of the progeny in beef cattle. PlosOne. Open access online doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058461.

Durunna, N.O., F.D.N. Mujibi, D.J. Nkrumah, J.A. Basarab, E.K. Okine, S.S. Moore and Z. Wang*. 2013: Genetic parameters for production and feeding behaviour traits in crossbred steers fed finisher diet at different age. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 93: 79-87.

Wang*, Z., M. G. Colazo, J. A. Basarab, L. A. Goonewardene, D. J. Ambrose, E. Marques, Plastow, S.P. Miller and S. S. Moore. 2012. Impact of selection for residual feed intake on breeding soundness and reproductive performance of bulls on pasture-based multi-sire mating. J. Anim. Sci. 90:2963-2969.

Lu, D., M. Sargolzaei, M. Kelly, C. Li, G. Vander Voort, Z. Wang, G. Plastow, S. Moore, and S.P. Miller*. 2012. Linkage disequilibrium in Angus, Charolais and Crossbred beef cattle. Front. Gene. Open access online, doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00152.

Hu, Z., Z. Wang and S. Xu*. 2012. An infinitesimal model for quantitative trait genomic value prediction. PLoS ONE . Open access online, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041336.

Manafiazar, G., T. McFadden, L. Goonewardene, E. Okine, and Z. Wang*. 2012. Factors that affecting energy efficiency and indirect response of selection for efficiency on some related traits. Chapter 6 in Milk Production / book. InTech publisher. DOI: 10.5772/50776. Edited by N. Chaiyabutr.

Jiang, Q., Z. Wang, S.S. Moore and R-C. Yang*. 2012. Genome-wide analysis of zygotic linkage disequilibrium and its components in crossbred cattle. BMC Genetics. Open access online, doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-65.

Zeng Z., G. Tang, S. Lai, J. Ma, G. Plastow, S.S. Moore, X. Li and Z. Wang*. 2012. Developing a genome-wide selection model for genetic improvement of residual feed intake and carcass merit in a beef cattle breeding program. Chin Sci Bull . 57:2741 -2746.

Hernandez-Sanabria, E, LA Goonewardene, Z Wang, O.N Durunna, SS Moore, LL Guan*. 2012. Impact of Feed Efficiency and Diet on Adaptive Variations in the Bacterial Community in the Rumen Fluid of Cattle. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 78: 1203-1214.

Goonewardene*, LA., JA Basarab, Z Wang, MA Price, P Ramsey, T Marx, J Aalhus, RW Seneviratne, WGNP Yalingasinghe, EK Okine. 2012. Tissue Distribution in Primal Cuts of Canadian Beef Composites and Opportunities for Harvesting Younger and Leaner Cattle. J. Anim. & Vet. Adv. 4:1-15.

Hernandez-Sanabria, E., L.A. Goonewardene, Z. Wang, O.N. Durunna, S.S. Moore, L. L. Guan. 2012. Impact of Feed Efficiency and Diet on the Adaptive Variations in the Bacterial Community in the rumen Fluid of Cattle Identified by PCR-Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78:1203-1214.

Durunna, O.N., S.S. Moore, J.A. Basarab, E.K. Okine and Z, Wang. 2011. Genetic parameters and genotype by environment interaction for feed efficiency traits in steers fed grower and finisher diets. J. Anim. Sci. 89: 3394-3340.

Tang, G., X. Li, G. Plastow, S.S. Moore and Z. Wang. 2011. Developing marker assisted models for evaluating growth traits in Canadian beef cattle genetic improvement. Livest.Sci. 138: 62–68.

X-S., Hu, F.C. Yeh and Z. Wang. 2011. Structural Genomics: Correlation Blocks, Population Structure, and Genome Architecture. Current Genomics. 12:55-70.

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