ISSN 10227954, Russian Journal of Genetics, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 632–634. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2011. Original Russian Text © M.G. Smaragdov, 2011, published in Genetika, 2011, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 715–717. CHRONICLE DOI: 10.1134/S1022795411050140 The 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to (QTLs) responsible for them, a method of genome Livestock Production was held in Leipzig (Germany) wide association studies (GWAS) based on linkage from August 1 to August 6, 2010. There were 1385 par disequilibrium (LD) between QTLs and SNPs was ticipants from 60 countries. Unfortunately, only one developed. By January 2010, there were more than 410 Russian researcher took part in the congress. Tribute published GWAS papers reporting 1226 SNPs associ should be paid to the perfect organization of such a ated with disease at the significance threshold level of –8 representative forum of researchers from all over the p = 5 × 10 . However, GWAS have been criticized for world, which is held every four years. The main sec not explaining all of the genetic variation. The critics tions consisted of lectures and poster presentations on mean the socalled missing heritability. The most (1) Species breeding; (2) Genetics of trait complexes;
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