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Sajjad Toghiani
Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory
Animal Scientist

Phone: (301) 504-8680
Fax: (301) 504-8092
Room 314

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
National index correlations and actual vs. expected use of foreign sires - (Proceedings)
Toghiani, S., Van Raden, P.M. 2021. National index correlations and actual vs. expected use of foreign sires. Interbull Bulletin. 56:52–59.
Grid search approach to discriminate between old and recent inbreeding using phenotypic, pedigree and genomic information Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sumreddee, P., Hay, E.A., Toghiani, S., Roberts, A.J., Aggrey, S., Rekaya, R. 2021. Grid search approach to discriminate between old and recent inbreeding using phenotypic, pedigree and genomic information. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 22.Article 538. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-021-07872-z.
Net merit as a measure of lifetime profit: 2021 revision ()
Van Raden, P.M., Cole, J.B., Neupane, M., Toghiani, S., Parker Gaddis, K.L., Tempelman, R.J. 2021. Net merit as a measure of lifetime profit: 2021 revision. AIPL Research Reports. NM$8(05-21).
Phenotypic and genotypic impact of milk components and body weight composite on dry matter intake - (Abstract Only)
Index correlations and actual vs. expected use of foreign sires - (Abstract Only)
Runs of homozygosity and analysis of inbreeding depression Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sumreddee, P., Toghiani, S., Hay, E.A., Roberts, A.J., Aggrey, S., Rekaya, R. 2020. Runs of homozygosity and analysis of inbreeding depression. Journal of Animal Science. 98(12):1-11. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skaa361.
Impact of cold stress on birth and weaning weight in a composite beef cattle breed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toghiani, S., Hay, E.A., Roberts, A., Rekaya, R. 2020. Impact of cold stress on birth and weaning weight in a composite beef cattle breed. Livestock Science. 236:104053. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2020.104053.
Genotype by environment interaction in response to cold stress in a composite beef cattle breed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toghiani, S., Hay, E.A., Fragomeni, B., Rekaya, R., Roberts, A.J. 2020. Genotype by environment interaction in response to cold stress in a composite beef cattle breed. Animal. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731120000531.
A weighted genomic relationship matrix based on Fixation Index (Fst) prioritized SNPs for genomic selection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling-Yun, C., Toghiani, S., Hay, E.A., Aggrey, S., Rekaya, R. 2019. A weighted genomic relationship matrix based on Fixation Index (Fst) prioritized SNPs for genomic selection. Genes. 10(11):922. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10110922.
Increasing accuracy of genomic selection in presence of high density marker panels through the prioritization of relevant polymorphisms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, L., Toghiani, S., Aggrey, S.E., Rekaya, R. 2019. Increasing accuracy of genomic selection in presence of high density marker panels through the prioritization of relevant polymorphisms. BMC Genetics. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12863-019-0720-5.