The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) invites you to attend a seminar at 13:30 on Wednesday, 14 September, 2016, at the University of Wollongong. Seminar details follow.
Date/Time: 13:30, Wednesday, 14 September, 2016
Location: University of Wollongong, Building 3, Room 122
Speaker: Dr. Emi Tanaka Research Fellow Centre of Bioinformatics and Biometrics National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics University of Wollongong
Title: How statistics feeds us – applied statistics in agriculture
Abstract: Selective breeding is the essential driver in increasing genetic gains to meet the demand for food. Species, such as wheat, significantly differ from their wild ancestors through the repeated selection of superior varieties. These selections are routinely conducted via artificial genetic improvement program. In this talk I will present an overview of statistical methods and schemes that are linked to selective breeding. With time permitting, I will present the simulation results that compare between the widely used two-stage linear mixed model approach in genomic selection to our one-stage approach.
All Welcome! Regards, Pavel
-- Pavel Krivitsky Lecturer in Statistics National Institute of Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics | Building 39C Room 154 University of Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia T +61 2 4221 3713 Web (NIASRA)http://niasra.uow.edu.au/index.html | Web (Personal)http://www.krivitsky.net/research | ResearchGatehttp://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pavel_Krivitsky2 | ORCID: 0000-0002-9101-3362http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9101-3362 [cid:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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