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Selected Results and Impacts
NIFA-funded swine genome sequencing project completes first draft
NIFA helps fund development of SNP chip to identify pig DNA markers
NIFA funds contribute to development of SNP chip to identify livestock DNA markers
Marek's disease being addressed with NIFA funds
NIFA-funded research to genetically modify chickens for drug applications
Scientists supported by NIFA make progress on equine genome
NIFA addressing avian genetic research stocks in several ways
NIFA-supported scientists at Auburn, Purdue, and Illinois developed genomic resources to accelerate the linkage and QTL mapping in catfish.
NIFA-supported scientists at Iowa State University carry out gene discovery research in swine.
Scientists at Michigan State University, funded by NIFA, identify, locate, and map chicken genes.
Research at the University of Illinois, funded by NIFA, has led to new technologies that are transforming the science of animal breeding and genetics.
NIFA-supported researchers at Utah State University developed an ovine radiation hybrid panel in collaboration with the scientists at Texas A&M University.
NIFA-supported scientists at Iowa State University discover ways to improve genetic resistance to Salmonella infection in chickens.
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Last Updated: April 7, 2014
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