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research Functional Genomics Comparative Genomics QTL Mapping Livestock Genome Sequencing Initiative

Miri Cohen-Zinder

 

Educational Background
Ph.D. in Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2007.
M.S. in Animal Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2001.
B.S. in Animal Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 1999.

Current Project
Resequencing of QTL regions in BTA3

Areas of interest
Comparative Mammalian Genomics, Functional Genomics, and Identification and cloning of QTL genes

Selected Publications

A polymorphism in ABCG2 in Bos indicus and Bos taurus cattle breeds. Ron M., M. Cohen-Zinder, C. Peter, J.I. Weller and G. Erdhardt. 2006. Journal of Dairy Science 89:4921-4923.

Accelerated expansion of group IID-like phospholipase A2 genes in Bos taurus. Golik M., M. Cohen-Zinder, J.J. Loor, J.K. Drackley, M.R. Band, H.A. Lewin, J.I. Weller, M. Ron and E. Seroussi. 2006. Genomics 87:527-533.

Efficient inference of haplotypes from genotypes on a large animal pedigree. Baruch E., J.I. Weller, M. Cohen-Zinder, M. Ron and E. Seroussi. 2006. Genetics 172:1757-1765.

Identification of a missense mutation in the bovine ABCG2 gene with major effect on the QTL on chromosome 6 affecting milk yield and composition in Holstein cattle. Cohen-Zinder M., E. Seroussi, D.M. Larkin, J.J. Loor, A. Everts-van der Wind, J.H. Lee, J.K. Drackley, M.R. Band, A.G. Hernandez, M. Shani, H.A. Lewin, J.I. Weller and M. Ron. 2005. Genome Research 15:936-944.

Cloning and characterization of FAM13A1-a gene near a milk protein QTL on BTA6: evidence for population-wide linkage disequilibrium in Israeli Holsteins. Cohen M., M. Reichenstein, A. Everts-van der Wind, J. Heon-Lee, M. Shani, H.A. Lewin, J.I. Weller, M. Ron and E. Seroussi. 2004. Genomics 84:374-383.



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