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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Emil J Pollak
U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
Director

Phone: (402) 762-4109
P.O. BOX 166
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933-0166

Projects
PHENOTYPIC AND GENOMIC DATABASE CREATION FOR CATTLE IN INDUSTRY POPULATIONS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422369
Scientific Information and New Technology to Solve High Priority Problems for the U.S. Beef, Swine, and Sheep Industries
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425390

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of functional polymorphisms on beef carcass merit - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-14)
Genomewide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P.L., Pollak, E.J., Cole, J.B., Keele, J.W. 2014. Genomewide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 92(5):1945-1957.
Use of robust multivariate linear mixed models for estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Feb-14)
Beef cattle body temperature during climatic stress: a genome-wide association study - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Nov-13)
A simulation-based approach for evaluating and comparing the environmental footprints of beef production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A., Isenberg, B.J., Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R., Pollak, E.J. 2013. A simulation-based approach for evaluating and comparing the environmental footprints of beef production systems. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5427-5437.
Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kachman, S.D., Spangler, M.L., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Saatchi, M., Garrick, D.J., Schnabel, R.D., Taylor, J.F., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Comparison of molecular breeding values based on within- and across-breed training in beef cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution. 45:30. 9 p. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-45-30.
Environmental, social, and economic footprints of current and past beef production systems - (Abstract Only)
Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R., Rotz, C.A., Isenberg, B.J., Pollak, E.J., Battagliese, T., Ulhman, B., Barcan, C., Schulze, I., Silva, J., Reagan, J.O. 2013. Environmental, social, and economic footprints of current and past beef production systems. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. J. Anim. Sci. 91 (E-Suppl. 2):679.
A look at the environmental footprints of beef production - (Proceedings) - (06-Jun-13)
Genome-wide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle - (Abstract Only)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Smith, T.P.L., Keele, J.W. 2013. Genome-wide association study of reproductive efficiency in female cattle [Abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):392. (Abstract #319).
Environmental footprints of beef produced at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Isenberg, B.J., Pollak, E.J., Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R. 2013. Environmental footprints of beef produced at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center. Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, April 1-5, 2013, Denver Co. p. 1.
Environmental footprints of beef production at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Isenberg, B.J., Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Environmental footprints of beef production at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center. American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. J. Animal. Sci.91 (E-Suppl. 2):678.
Prioritizing sequence polymorphisms for potential association with phenotype - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-13)
Application of multivariate heavy-tailed distributions to residuals in the estimation of genetic parameters of growth traits in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peters, S.O., Kizilkaya, K., Garrick, D.J., Fernando, R.L., Pollak, E.J., De Donato, M., Hussain, T., Imumorin, I.G. 2013. Application of multivariate heavy-tailed distributions to residuals in the estimation of genetic parameters of growth traits in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 91(4):1552-1561.
Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Curry, J.D., Smith, T.P., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Bennett, G.L., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Fofanov, V.Y., Koshinsky, H., Pollak, E.J. 2013. Development of low-cost, high-throughput genotyping to complement SNP discovery by individual animal whole-genome sequencing [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference. Workshop Abstract No. W146.
The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, K.L., Drake, D.J., Taylor, J.F., Garrick, D.J., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Schnabel, R.D., Snelling, W.M., Pollak, E.J., Van Eenennaam, A.L. 2012. The accuracies of DNA-based estimates of genetic merit derived from Angus or multibreed beef cattle training populations. Journal of Animal Science. 90(12):4191-4202.
Genomics and the global beef cattle industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pollak, E.J., Bennett, G.L., Snelling, W.M., Thallman, R.M., Kuehn, L.A. 2012. Genomics and the global beef cattle industry. Animal Production Science. 52:92-99.
Y are you not pregnant: identification of Y chromosome segments in female cattle with decreased reproductive efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Thomas, M.G., Snelling, W.M., Sonstegard, T.S., Matukumalli, L.K., Smith, T.P., Pollak, E.J., Keele, J.W. 2012. Y are you not pregnant: identification of Y chromosome segments in female cattle with decreased reproductive efficiency. Journal of Animal Science. 90(7):2142-2151.
US consortium for the genetic improvement of feed efficiency in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, J.F., Beever, J.E., Fahrenkrug, S.C., Faulkner, D.B., Freetly, H.C., Garrick, D.J., Johnson, K.A., Hansen, S.L., Kerley, M.S., Loy, D.D., Neibergs, H.L., Pollak, E.J., Pomp, D., Seabury, C.M., Schnabel, R.D., Shike, D.W., Sonstegard, T.S., Spangler, M.L., Tait, J.R., Weaber, R.L. 2011. US consortium for the genetic improvement of feed efficiency in beef cattle [abstract]. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Bovine Genomics: Contributions to the Future of Livestock, October 6, 2011. Clermont-Ferrand/Cournon, France.
Genomics and the global livestock industries - (Proceedings)
Pollak, E.J. 2011. Genomics and the global livestock industries [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Applied Genomics for Sustainable Livestock Breeding. Sir Mark Oliphant Conferences, May 2-5, 2011, Melbourne, Australia. p. 9-10.
Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project - (Abstract Only)
Spangler, M.L., Pollak, E.J., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, R.M., Bennett, G.L., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M. 2011. Enhancing knowledge and technology adoption in a misunderstood discipline: The weight trait project [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):484. Abstract # 509.
Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations - (Abstract Only)
Kachman, S.D., Bennett, G.L., Hanford, K.J., Kuehn, L.A., Pollak, E.J., Snelling, W.M., Spangler, M.L., Thallman, R.M. 2011. Incorporating molecular breeding values with variable call rates into genetic evaluations [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 1):164. (Abstract # 34).
Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions - (Popular Publication)
Spangler, M.L., Kachman, S.D., Hanford, K.J., Thallman, M., Bennett, G., Snelling, W., Kuehn, L., Pollak, J. 2011. Integration of DNA marker information into breeding value predictions. Nebraska Beef Cattle Reports. MP94:11-12.
Estimation Of The Proportion Of Variation Accounted For By DNA Tests. II: Phenotypic Variance - (Proceedings)
Thallman, R.M., Hanford, K.J., Kachman, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Quaas, R.L., Tempelman, R.J., Fernando, R., Pollak, E.J. 2010. Estimation Of The Proportion Of Variation Accounted For By DNA Tests. II: Phenotypic Variance. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0918.
Estimation of the Proportion of Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests. I: Genetic Variance - (Proceedings)
Hanford, K.J., Thallman, R.M., Kachman, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Quaas, R.L., Tempelman, R.J., Fernando, R.L., Pollak, E.J. 2010. Estimation of the Proportion of Variation Accounted for by DNA Tests. I: Genetic Variance. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0822.
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