Dr Mehar Khatkar

BScAg(Hons) MSc PhD

C01A - Jl Shute - Camden
The University of Sydney


Research interests

Integrated and quantitative genomics.

Fine-mapping of QTL/genes in livestock. Linkage disequilibrium mapping. Whole Genome Selection.

Selected grants

2010

  • I presented invited lead paper on "Leveraging the bovine genome for applications in the buffalo genome" in International Buffalo Conference, New Delhi, 1-4 Feb, 2010; Khatkar M; T J Robinson Fund/Faculty of Veterinary Science Bequest.

2001

  • CRC for Innovative Dairy Products; Jermiin L, Williamson P, Raadsma H, Nicholas F, Khatkar M, Moran C, et a, Thomson P, Zenger K, Cavanagh J, Tammen I, Hobbs M, Sheehy P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2014). Composite selection signals can localize the trait specific genomic regions in multi-breed populations of cattle and sheep. BMC Genetics, 15, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Randhawa, I., Raadsma, H. (2014). Meta-assembly of genomic regions and variants associated with female reproductive efficiency in cattle. Livestock Science, 166(1), 144-157. [More Information]
  • Jones, D., Dean, J., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H., Zenger, K. (2013). A high-density SNP genetic linkage map for the silver-lipped pearl oyster, Pinctada maxima: A valuable resource for gene localisation and marker-assisted selection. BMC Genomics, 14(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Neuditschko, M., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2012). NETVIEW: A High definition network visualization approach to detect fine-scale population structures from genome-wide patterns of variation. PLoS One, 7(10), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2012). Strategies and utility of imputed SNP genetypes for genomic analysis in dairy cattle. BMC Genomics, 13, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2010). Accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein bulls and cows using subsets of SNP markers. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 42(1), 37-1-37-15. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Neuditschko, M., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2010). Assignment of chromosomal locations for unassigned SNPs/scaffolds based on pair-wise linkage disequilibrium estimates. BMC Bioinformatics, 11(1), 171-13-171-13. [More Information]
  • Whan, V., Hobbs, M., McWilliam, S., Lynn, D., Strandberg Lutzow, Y., Khatkar, M., Barendse, W., Raadsma, H., Tellam, R. (2010). Bovine proteins containing poly-glutamine repeats are often polymorphic and enriched for components of transcriptional regulatory complexes. BMC Genomics, 11(1, Article number 654), 654 - 1-654 - 15. [More Information]
  • Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). A comparison of five methods to predict genomic breeding values of dairy bulls from genome-wide SNP markers. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 41, 56-1-56-16. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Nicholas, F., Collins, A., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Barris, W., Schnabel, R., Taylor, J., Raadsma, H. (2008). Extent of Genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holtein-Friesian cattle based on a high-density SNP panel. BMC Genomics, 9(187), doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-187.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., et al (2008). Predicting Genetic Merit for Mastitis and fertility in Dairy Cattle using Genome Wide Selection and High Density SNP Screens. Developments in Biologicals, 132, 219-223.
  • Liao, W., Collins, A., Hobbs, M., Khatkar, M., Luo, J., Nicholas, F. (2007). A comparative location database (CompLDB): map integration within and between species. Mammalian Genome, 18, 287-299.
  • Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Hobbs, M., Hawken, R., Cavanagh, J., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Thomson, P., Tier, B., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2007). A Primary Assembly of a Bovine Haplotype Block Map Based on a 15,036-Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Panel Genotyped in Holstein-Friesian Cattle. Genetics, 176(2), 763-772.
  • Khatkar, M., Collins, A., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). A First-Generation Metric Linkage Disequilibrium Map of Bovine Chromosome 6. Genetics, 174, 79-85.
  • Khatkar, M., Collins, A., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). A First-Generation Metric Linkage Disequilibrium Map of Bovine Chromosome 6. Genetics, 174, 79-85. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cavanagh, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Extensive linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 380, 463-477. [More Information]
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). Genome-wide genetic diversity of Holstein Fresian cattle reveals new insights into Australian and global population variability, including impact of selection. Animal Genetics, 38, 7-14.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cavanagh, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Linkage disequilibrium on chromosome 6 in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 38(5), 463-477.
  • Hawken, R., Cavanagh, J., Meadows, J., Khatkar, M., Husaini, Y., Zenger, K., McClintock, S., McClintock, A., Raadsma, H. (2006). Technical Note: Whole-Genome Amplification of DNA Extracted from Cattle Semen Samples. Journal of Dairy Science, 89(6), 2217-2221.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2004). Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping in Dairy Cattle: Review and Meta-Analysis. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 36(2), 163-190.

Conferences

  • Randhawa, I., Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2013). Combining Multiple Test-Statistics Increases the Power of Selective Sweep Analysis in Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Composite signatures of directional selection identified multiple genes for stature on bovine chromosome 13 and 14. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Ali, A., Khatkar, M., Kadarmideen, H., Thomson, P. (2013). Genome-wide Epistasis Association of Ultrasound-Scanned Carcass Traits in Beef Cattle: Two-Stage Models. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Intergrated Assembly of Positively Selected Genes in Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Lean, I., Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., House, J., Rodney, R. (2013). Reproductive research: some past findings and future directions. InCalf Reproduction Symposium 2013, Melbourne: N/A.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Utility of Imputed SNP Genotypes for Genome - Wide Association Studies in Dairy Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2012). A composite test to detect positive selection in cattle and sheep. 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
  • Tammen, I., Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Jonas, E., Hayes, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2012). Missing homozygous genotypes in SNP chip analysis - Artefacts or clues to lethal traits ? 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2011). A kernel method for genome-wide selection using haplotypes. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2011). Accuracy of SNP Imputation Using a Multi-Tiered Genotyping Approach in Dairy Cattle. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Tammen, I., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Windsor, P., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2011). Mapping of Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly in Cattle. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2010). Accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein cows using subsets of SNP markers. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2010). Association mapping across sheep breeds using a (generalised) linear mixed model approach. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2010). Leveraging the bovine genome for applications in the buffalo genome. International Buffalo Conference on Optimizing Buffalo Productivity Through Conventional and Novel Approach 2010.
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Neuditschko, M., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2010). LODE: A locus ordering procedure based on linkage disequilibrium applied to bovine assembly. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Khatkar, M. (2010). The value of combining high-density SNP sets on the accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein bulls. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Hayes, B., Daetwyler, H., Bowman, P., Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H., Goddard, M. (2009). Accuracy of Genomic Selection: Comparing Theory and Results. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Tier, B., Hobbs, M., Khatkar, D., Cavanagh, J., Crump, R., Moser, G., Raadsma, H. (2009). Genome Structure in Australian Holstein Friesian Cattle Revealed by Combined Analysis of Three High Density SNP Panels. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hobbs, M., Crump, R., Cavanagh, J., Tier, B. (2009). Genome wide Association Studies in Dairy Cattle Using High density SNP Scans. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). Imputation of missing Genotypes in High Density SNP Data. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Kayis, S., Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). QTL score approach for meta-analysis of QTL location. 5th Conference of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P., et al (2008). Whole genome analyses using high density SNP screens and transcriptome profiling reveal new insights in genetic architecture for all major traits in dairy cattle. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.
  • Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Solkner, J., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Estimation of molecular breeding values in genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares. Papers and abstracts from the Workshop on QTL and Marker Assisted Selection. XI QTLMAS workshop 2007.
  • Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Tier, B., Raadsma, H. (2007). Extent of linkage disequilibrium and haplotype blocks in bovine genome using high density SNP markers. 17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, not yet published: Not yet published.
  • Moser, G., Crump, R., Tier, B., Solkner, J., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome based genetic evaluation and genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Crump, R., Moser, J., Solkner, J., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Nicholas, F., et al (2007). Genome wide selection in dairy cattle based on high-density genome-wide snp analysis: from discovery to application. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Tier, B., Cavanagh, J., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Sölkner, J., Thomson, P., Woolaston, A., Zenger, K., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome wide selection: experiences from the Australian Dairy Industry. Third International Conference on Quantitative Genetics.
  • Crump, R., Tier, B., Moser, G., Solkner, J., Kerr, J., Woolaston, A., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome-wide selection in dairy cattle: use of genetic algorithms in the estimation of molecular breeding values. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Tier, B., Hobbs, M., Cavanagh, C., Solkner, J., Hawken, R., Barris, W., Raadsma, H. (2007). Qc analyses of snp array data: experiences from a large population of dairy sires with 23.8 million data points. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Williamson, P., Nicholas, F. (2006). A high density genome wide SNP analysis in Australian dairy cattle(Abstract). 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Are Holstein Friesian cattle genetically healthy? Genome-wide genetic analysis reveal new insights into Australian and global population variability. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Brazil: Instituto Prociência.
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Hawken, R., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., McClintock, A., Collins, A., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). First Generation Linkage Disequilibrium map of X- chromosome of cattle. 30th conference of international society for animal genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). Genome wide SNP analyses of Holstein Friesian cattle reveal new insights into Australian and global populations. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Haplotype block structure of chromosome 6 suggests more SNPs will be required for linkage disequilibrium mapping in dairy cattle. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Brazil: Instituto Prociência.
  • Tammen, I., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Thomson, P., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Raadsma, H. (2006). Inherited diseases in Australian dairy cattle. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). QTL for Testis Size In Ram Lambs As An Indicator Of Ovulation Rate In Indonesian Thin Tail (ITT) X Merino Backcross Sheep. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Tammen, I., McClintock, S., Zenger, K., Collins, A., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2005). Linkage disequilibrium map and fine mapping of genes / QTL for protein yield on BTA 6 in Australian dairy cattle. 3rd Annual Conference - CRC for Innovative Dairy products: Managing the product pipeline. CRC Press.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Goddard, M., Raadsma, H. (2004). Extent of linkage disequilibrium in Australian dairy cattle [abstract D 020]. 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics (ISAG), Japan: ISAG.
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2004). Statistical considerations for the Meta-analysis of QTL mapping reports in dairy cattle. IBC 2004 XXIInd International Biometric Conference in parallel with ASC 2004 Australian Statistical Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust: Casual Productions.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Costa, F., Raadsma, H. (2003). Development of an online QTL map of dairy cattle traits. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Tammen, I., Nicholas, F. (2003). Future challenges to QTL mapping in dairy cattle. Bioinformatics Symposium 2003.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2003). Meta-analysis of public domain QTL in dairy cattle. Bioinformatics Symposium 2003.
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2003). Statistical considerations in meta-analysis of QTL reports: application to dairy cattle. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2002). A consensus QTL map for production traits in dairy cattle based on public domain information. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.

2014

  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2014). Composite selection signals can localize the trait specific genomic regions in multi-breed populations of cattle and sheep. BMC Genetics, 15, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Randhawa, I., Raadsma, H. (2014). Meta-assembly of genomic regions and variants associated with female reproductive efficiency in cattle. Livestock Science, 166(1), 144-157. [More Information]

2013

  • Jones, D., Dean, J., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H., Zenger, K. (2013). A high-density SNP genetic linkage map for the silver-lipped pearl oyster, Pinctada maxima: A valuable resource for gene localisation and marker-assisted selection. BMC Genomics, 14(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Randhawa, I., Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2013). Combining Multiple Test-Statistics Increases the Power of Selective Sweep Analysis in Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Composite signatures of directional selection identified multiple genes for stature on bovine chromosome 13 and 14. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Ali, A., Khatkar, M., Kadarmideen, H., Thomson, P. (2013). Genome-wide Epistasis Association of Ultrasound-Scanned Carcass Traits in Beef Cattle: Two-Stage Models. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Intergrated Assembly of Positively Selected Genes in Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.
  • Lean, I., Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., House, J., Rodney, R. (2013). Reproductive research: some past findings and future directions. InCalf Reproduction Symposium 2013, Melbourne: N/A.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2013). Utility of Imputed SNP Genotypes for Genome - Wide Association Studies in Dairy Cattle. Twentieth Conference of the Association of the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Palmerston North, New Zealand: AAABG, New Zealand.

2012

  • Randhawa, I., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2012). A composite test to detect positive selection in cattle and sheep. 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
  • Tammen, I., Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Jonas, E., Hayes, B., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2012). Missing homozygous genotypes in SNP chip analysis - Artefacts or clues to lethal traits ? 33rd Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics, Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.
  • Neuditschko, M., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2012). NETVIEW: A High definition network visualization approach to detect fine-scale population structures from genome-wide patterns of variation. PLoS One, 7(10), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2012). Strategies and utility of imputed SNP genetypes for genomic analysis in dairy cattle. BMC Genomics, 13, 1-12. [More Information]

2011

  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2011). A kernel method for genome-wide selection using haplotypes. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2011). Accuracy of SNP Imputation Using a Multi-Tiered Genotyping Approach in Dairy Cattle. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Tammen, I., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Windsor, P., Thomson, P., Raadsma, H. (2011). Mapping of Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly in Cattle. 19th Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference (AAABG 2011), Perth, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

2010

  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2010). Accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein bulls and cows using subsets of SNP markers. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 42(1), 37-1-37-15. [More Information]
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Hayes, B., Raadsma, H. (2010). Accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein cows using subsets of SNP markers. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Neuditschko, M., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2010). Assignment of chromosomal locations for unassigned SNPs/scaffolds based on pair-wise linkage disequilibrium estimates. BMC Bioinformatics, 11(1), 171-13-171-13. [More Information]
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2010). Association mapping across sheep breeds using a (generalised) linear mixed model approach. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Whan, V., Hobbs, M., McWilliam, S., Lynn, D., Strandberg Lutzow, Y., Khatkar, M., Barendse, W., Raadsma, H., Tellam, R. (2010). Bovine proteins containing poly-glutamine repeats are often polymorphic and enriched for components of transcriptional regulatory complexes. BMC Genomics, 11(1, Article number 654), 654 - 1-654 - 15. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2010). Leveraging the bovine genome for applications in the buffalo genome. International Buffalo Conference on Optimizing Buffalo Productivity Through Conventional and Novel Approach 2010.
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Neuditschko, M., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2010). LODE: A locus ordering procedure based on linkage disequilibrium applied to bovine assembly. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Khatkar, M. (2010). The value of combining high-density SNP sets on the accuracy of direct genomic values in Holstein bulls. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.

2009

  • Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). A comparison of five methods to predict genomic breeding values of dairy bulls from genome-wide SNP markers. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 41, 56-1-56-16. [More Information]
  • Hayes, B., Daetwyler, H., Bowman, P., Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H., Goddard, M. (2009). Accuracy of Genomic Selection: Comparing Theory and Results. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Tier, B., Hobbs, M., Khatkar, D., Cavanagh, J., Crump, R., Moser, G., Raadsma, H. (2009). Genome Structure in Australian Holstein Friesian Cattle Revealed by Combined Analysis of Three High Density SNP Panels. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Hobbs, M., Crump, R., Cavanagh, J., Tier, B. (2009). Genome wide Association Studies in Dairy Cattle Using High density SNP Scans. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Moser, G., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). Imputation of missing Genotypes in High Density SNP Data. 18th Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics AAABG 2009, Roseworthy, South Australia: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Kayis, S., Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Raadsma, H. (2009). QTL score approach for meta-analysis of QTL location. 5th Conference of the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the International Biometric Society.

2008

  • Khatkar, M., Nicholas, F., Collins, A., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Barris, W., Schnabel, R., Taylor, J., Raadsma, H. (2008). Extent of Genome-wide linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holtein-Friesian cattle based on a high-density SNP panel. BMC Genomics, 9(187), doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-187.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., et al (2008). Predicting Genetic Merit for Mastitis and fertility in Dairy Cattle using Genome Wide Selection and High Density SNP Screens. Developments in Biologicals, 132, 219-223.
  • Raadsma, H., Moser, G., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Sheehy, P., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Solkner, J., Nicholas, F., Williamson, P., et al (2008). Whole genome analyses using high density SNP screens and transcriptome profiling reveal new insights in genetic architecture for all major traits in dairy cattle. 5th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health 2008, United States: California Dairy Research Foundation.

2007

  • Liao, W., Collins, A., Hobbs, M., Khatkar, M., Luo, J., Nicholas, F. (2007). A comparative location database (CompLDB): map integration within and between species. Mammalian Genome, 18, 287-299.
  • Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Hobbs, M., Hawken, R., Cavanagh, J., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Thomson, P., Tier, B., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2007). A Primary Assembly of a Bovine Haplotype Block Map Based on a 15,036-Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Panel Genotyped in Holstein-Friesian Cattle. Genetics, 176(2), 763-772.
  • Moser, G., Tier, B., Crump, R., Solkner, J., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Estimation of molecular breeding values in genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares. Papers and abstracts from the Workshop on QTL and Marker Assisted Selection. XI QTLMAS workshop 2007.
  • Khatkar, M., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Tier, B., Raadsma, H. (2007). Extent of linkage disequilibrium and haplotype blocks in bovine genome using high density SNP markers. 17th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, not yet published: Not yet published.
  • Moser, G., Crump, R., Tier, B., Solkner, J., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome based genetic evaluation and genome wide selection using supervised dimension reduction based on partial least squares. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Crump, R., Moser, J., Solkner, J., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., Nicholas, F., et al (2007). Genome wide selection in dairy cattle based on high-density genome-wide snp analysis: from discovery to application. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Tier, B., Cavanagh, J., Crump, R., Khatkar, M., Moser, G., Sölkner, J., Thomson, P., Woolaston, A., Zenger, K., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome wide selection: experiences from the Australian Dairy Industry. Third International Conference on Quantitative Genetics.
  • Crump, R., Tier, B., Moser, G., Solkner, J., Kerr, J., Woolaston, A., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Raadsma, H. (2007). Genome-wide selection in dairy cattle: use of genetic algorithms in the estimation of molecular breeding values. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Tier, B., Hobbs, M., Cavanagh, C., Solkner, J., Hawken, R., Barris, W., Raadsma, H. (2007). Qc analyses of snp array data: experiences from a large population of dairy sires with 23.8 million data points. 17th Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics (AAABG 2007), The Universtity of New England: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

2006

  • Khatkar, M., Collins, A., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). A First-Generation Metric Linkage Disequilibrium Map of Bovine Chromosome 6. Genetics, 174, 79-85.
  • Khatkar, M., Collins, A., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). A First-Generation Metric Linkage Disequilibrium Map of Bovine Chromosome 6. Genetics, 174, 79-85. [More Information]
  • Raadsma, H., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Williamson, P., Nicholas, F. (2006). A high density genome wide SNP analysis in Australian dairy cattle(Abstract). 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Are Holstein Friesian cattle genetically healthy? Genome-wide genetic analysis reveal new insights into Australian and global population variability. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Brazil: Instituto Prociência.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cavanagh, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Extensive linkage disequilibrium in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 380, 463-477. [More Information]
  • Khatkar, M., Hobbs, M., Hawken, R., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., McClintock, A., Collins, A., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). First Generation Linkage Disequilibrium map of X- chromosome of cattle. 30th conference of international society for animal genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). Genome wide SNP analyses of Holstein Friesian cattle reveal new insights into Australian and global populations. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). Genome-wide genetic diversity of Holstein Fresian cattle reveals new insights into Australian and global population variability, including impact of selection. Animal Genetics, 38, 7-14.
  • Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Hobbs, M., Zenger, K., Barris, W., McClintock, A., Thomson, P., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Haplotype block structure of chromosome 6 suggests more SNPs will be required for linkage disequilibrium mapping in dairy cattle. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Brazil: Instituto Prociência.
  • Tammen, I., Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Thomson, P., McClintock, A., McClintock, S., Tier, B., Raadsma, H. (2006). Inherited diseases in Australian dairy cattle. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Cavanagh, J., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2006). Linkage disequilibrium on chromosome 6 in Australian Holstein-Friesian cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 38(5), 463-477.
  • Zenger, K., Khatkar, M., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Raadsma, H. (2006). QTL for Testis Size In Ram Lambs As An Indicator Of Ovulation Rate In Indonesian Thin Tail (ITT) X Merino Backcross Sheep. 30th Conference of the International Society of Animal Genetics. International Society for Animal Genetics.
  • Hawken, R., Cavanagh, J., Meadows, J., Khatkar, M., Husaini, Y., Zenger, K., McClintock, S., McClintock, A., Raadsma, H. (2006). Technical Note: Whole-Genome Amplification of DNA Extracted from Cattle Semen Samples. Journal of Dairy Science, 89(6), 2217-2221.

2005

  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Cavanagh, J., Hawken, R., Tammen, I., McClintock, S., Zenger, K., Collins, A., Nicholas, F., Raadsma, H. (2005). Linkage disequilibrium map and fine mapping of genes / QTL for protein yield on BTA 6 in Australian dairy cattle. 3rd Annual Conference - CRC for Innovative Dairy products: Managing the product pipeline. CRC Press.

2004

  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Goddard, M., Raadsma, H. (2004). Extent of linkage disequilibrium in Australian dairy cattle [abstract D 020]. 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics (ISAG), Japan: ISAG.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2004). Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping in Dairy Cattle: Review and Meta-Analysis. Genetics Selection Evolution: for integrative research on quantitative and molecular genetics, 36(2), 163-190.
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2004). Statistical considerations for the Meta-analysis of QTL mapping reports in dairy cattle. IBC 2004 XXIInd International Biometric Conference in parallel with ASC 2004 Australian Statistical Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust: Casual Productions.

2003

  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Costa, F., Raadsma, H. (2003). Development of an online QTL map of dairy cattle traits. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Raadsma, H., Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, J., Tammen, I., Nicholas, F. (2003). Future challenges to QTL mapping in dairy cattle. Bioinformatics Symposium 2003.
  • Khatkar, M., Thomson, P., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2003). Meta-analysis of public domain QTL in dairy cattle. Bioinformatics Symposium 2003.
  • Thomson, P., Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2003). Statistical considerations in meta-analysis of QTL reports: application to dairy cattle. 50 Years of DNA, Melbourne: Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

2002

  • Khatkar, M., Tammen, I., Raadsma, H. (2002). A consensus QTL map for production traits in dairy cattle based on public domain information. 7th Australasian Gene Mapping Workshop, Sydney, Australia: GSA Abstracts.

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