seminar 2.0

13.09 10:00
Prof. Wojciech Makałowski, the University of Münster
“Nanopore Sequencing for Genotyping Pathogens of Tropical Diseases – Bioinformatics Challenges”

seminar 1.0

08.09 10:00
Dr. Paweł Sztromwasser “Improving detection of gene duplications in whole-genome sequencing data using allelic depth imbalance”

21st World Simmental – Fleckvieh Congress

SimmentalTomasz Suchocki is the invited speaker on the 21st World Simmental – Fleckvieh Congress in Arłamów. His presentation title is “Use the information about genome in the selection of cattle”.


epistatic effects significant for the number of claw disorders in cattle


EAAP 2016


The 67th Annual Meeting of EAAP runs from 29 August – 2 Sept 2016. The meeting is at the Waterfront Conference and Exhibition Centre in Belfast. Three members of our theta group is going to present their study there!

CNV annotation by Sequence Ontology terms

deletions / duplications



…and the Professor Daniel Gianola’s visit came to an end. We enjoyed the excellent lecture “Inference and prediction in modern quantitative genetics” and interesting discussion.20160705_103329 20160705_110633



We are happy to receive a visit of Professor Daniel Gianola from the Department of Animal Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison (the USA). Professor will give one open lecture “Inference and prediction in modern quantitative genetics”. The lecture is scheduled on 05.07.2016 at 10:00 and takes place in 7k room in the Department of Genetics (Kuzuchowska 7 street).

More information could be found here.

BIT 2016

The poster entitled NGS-based analysis of Copy Number Variations in various cattle breeds was presented by Magda Mielczarek during 2-day long BIT 2016 conference. The “Bioinformatics In Torun 2016” was the 16th annual conference organised by the Polish Bioinformatics Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Bioinformatyczne / PTBI) and Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun.This year BIT16 was devoted mainly, but not exclusively, to bioinformatics in biomedicine.

BIT 2016 print


Tomasz Suchocki will participate in the 5th International Conference on Quantitative Genetics. It is a dedicated meeting on statistical methods applied to genetics. The conference is organized by University of Wisconsin in Madison (USA). Hw will present poster entitled The estimation of additive, dominance and epistatic effects underlying lameness in Fleckvieh and Braunvieh cows.