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Swine Medicine & Life Sciences
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Research Output 2003 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Ancient pigs reveal a near-complete genomic turnover following their introduction to Europe

Frantz, L. A. F., Haile, J., Lin, A. T., Scheu, A., Geörg, C., Benecke, N., Alexander, M., Linderholm, A., Mullin, V. E., Daly, K. G., Battista, V. M., Price, M., Gron, K. J., Alexandri, P., Arbogast, R. M., Arbuckle, B., Bǎlǎşescu, A., Barnett, R., Bartosiewicz, L., Baryshnikov, G. & 80 others, Bonsall, C., Borić, D., Boroneanţ, A., Bulatović, J., Çakirlar, C., Carretero, J. M., Chapman, J., Church, M., Crooijmans, R., De Cupere, B., Detry, C., Dimitrijevic, V., Dumitraşcu, V., Du Plessis, L., Edwards, C. J., Erek, C. M., Erim-Özdoǧan, A., Ervynck, A., Fulgione, D., Gligor, M., Götherström, A., Gourichon, L., Groenen, M. A. M., Helmer, D., Hongo, H., Horwitz, L. K., Irving-Pease, E. K., Lebrasseur, O., Lesur, J., Malone, C., Manaseryan, N., Marciniak, A., Martlew, H., Mashkour, M., Matthews, R., Matuzeviciute, G. M., Maziar, S., Meijaard, E., McGovern, T., Megens, H. J., Miller, R., Mohaseb, A. F., Orschiedt, J., Orton, D., Papathanasiou, A., Pearson, M. P., Pinhasi, R., Radmanović, D., Ricaut, F. X., Richards, M., Sabin, R., Sarti, L., Schier, W., Sheikhi, S., Stephan, E., Stewart, J. R., Stoddart, S., Tagliacozzo, A., Tasić, N., Trantalidou, K., Tresset, A., Valdiosera, C., Van Den Hurk, Y., Van Poucke, S., Vigne, J. D., Yanevich, A., Zeeb-Lanz, A., Triantafyllidis, A., Gilbert, M. T. P., Schibler, J., Rowley-Conwy, P., Zeder, M., Peters, J., Cucchi, T., Bradley, D. G., Dobney, K., Burger, J., Evin, A., Girdland-Flink, L. & Larson, G., 27 Aug 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 35, p. 17231-17238 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Sus scrofa
Middle East
Mitochondrial DNA
Gene Flow

Author Correction: Hotspots of recent hybridization between pigs and wild boars in Europe

Iacolina, L., Pertoldi, C., Amills, M., Kusza, S., Megens, H. J., Bâlteanu, V. A., Bakan, J., Cubric-Curik, V., Oja, R., Saarma, U., Scandura, M., Šprem, N. & Stronen, A. V., 24 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 20187.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Open Access
Sus scrofa
6 Citations (Scopus)

Deleterious alleles in the context of domestication, inbreeding, and selection

Bosse, M., Megens, H-J., Derks, M. F. L., de Cara, Á. M. R. & Groenen, M. A. M., 2019, In : Evolutionary Applications. 12, 1, p. 6-17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
domestic species

Detection of a Frameshift Deletion in the SPTBN4 Gene Leads to Prevention of Severe Myopathy and Postnatal Mortality in Pigs

Derks, M. F. L., Harlizius, B., Lopez, M. S., Greijdanus-van der Putten, S., Dibbits, B. W., Laport, K., Megens, H. J. W. C. & Groenen, M., 26 Nov 2019, In : Frontiers in Genetics Livestock Genomics. 10, 9 p., 1226.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Muscular Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Genomic analysis on pygmy hog reveals extensive interbreeding during wild boar expansion

Liu, L., Bosse, M., Megens, H-J., Frantz, L. A. F., Lee, Y. L., Irving-Pease, E. K., Narayan, G., Groenen, M. A. M. & Madsen, O., 1 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1992.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Sus scrofa


Signatures of Diversifying Selection in European Pig Breeds

Wilkinson, S. (Creator), Lu, Z. H. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Archibald, A. L. (Creator), Haley, C. (Creator), Jackson, I. J. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Ogden, R. (Creator), Wiener, P. (Creator), Wageningen UR, 2013


Autosomal dwarfism study in chicken

Wu, Z. (Creator), Derks, M. (Creator), Dibbits, B. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Wageningen University & Research, 16 May 2018


Wageningen University & Research Animal Breeding and Genomics FAANG data from three boars

Derks, M. (Creator), Lopes, M. S. (Creator), Bosse, M. (Creator), Madsen, O. (Creator), Dibbits, B. (Creator), Harlizius, B. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Wageningen University, 1 Feb 2017


Data from: Genome-wide SNP data unveils the globalization of domesticated pigs

Yang, B. (Creator), Cui, L. (Creator), Pérez-Enciso, M. (Creator), Traspov, A. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Zinovieva, N. (Creator), Schook, L. B. (Creator), Gatphayak, K. (Creator), Knorr, C. (Creator), Triantafyllidis, A. (Creator), Alexandri, P. (Creator), Semiadi, G. (Creator), Hanotte, O. (Creator), Dias, D. (Creator), Dovč, P. (Creator), Uimari, P. (Creator), Iacolina, L. (Creator), Scandura, M. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Huang, L. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), National Key Laboratory for Pig Genetic Improvement and Production Technology, 25 Sep 2017


Parus major Genome sequencing and assembly

Laine, V. N. (Creator), Gossmann, T. I. (Creator), Schachtschneider, K. (Creator), Garroway, C. J. (Creator), Madsen, O. (Creator), Verhoeven, K. J. F. (Creator), De Jager, V. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Warren, W. C. (Creator), Minx, P. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Corcoran, P. (Creator), Adriaensen, F. (Creator), Belda, E. (Creator), Bushuev, A. (Creator), Cichon, M. (Creator), Charmantier, A. (Creator), Dingemanse, N. (Creator), Doligez, B. (Creator), Eeva, T. (Creator), Erikstad, K. E. (Creator), Fedorov, S. (Creator), Hau, M. (Creator), Hille, S. (Creator), Hinde, C. (Creator), Kempenaers, B. (Creator), Kerimov, A. (Creator), Krist, M. (Creator), Mand, R. (Creator), Matthysen, E. (Creator), Nager, R. (Creator), Norte, C. (Creator), Orell, M. (Creator), Richner, H. (Creator), Slagsvold, T. (Creator), Tilgar, V. (Creator), Tinbergen, J. (Creator), Torok, J. (Creator), Tschirren, B. (Creator), Yuta, T. (Creator), Sheldon, B. C. (Creator), Slate, J. (Creator), Zeng, K. (Creator), van Oers, K. (Creator), Visser, M. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Wageningen University, 17 Jun 2013


Activities 2008 2019

  • 8 Oral presentation
  • 3 Other
  • 3 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Loss of Function Mutations in Essential Genes cause Embryonic Lethality in Pigs

M.F.L. Derks (Speaker), Arne B. Gjuvsland (Contributor), M. Bosse (Contributor), Marcos Soares Lopez (Contributor), Maren van Son (Contributor), Barbara Harlizius (Contributor), E.H. Grindflek (Contributor), M. Groenen (Contributor), H.J.W.C. Megens (Contributor)
12 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Detection and charaterization of deleterious variants in traditional chicken breeds

C. Bortoluzzi (Presenter), M.F.L. Derks (Contributor), S. Weigend (Contributor), M. Groenen (Contributor), H.J.W.C. Megens (Contributor)
Jul 2018

Activity: Other


Het houden van kippen: is meer dan een hobby

R.P.M.A. Crooijmans (Speaker), C. Bortoluzzi (Contributor), Zhou Wu (Contributor), H.J.W.C. Megens (Contributor), A.H. Hoving (Contributor), S.J. Hiemstra (Contributor)
3 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Populatiegenetica van de mantelbaviaan Paio hamadryas, in Emmen en Amersfoort

J.J. Windig (Speaker), M. Bosse (Speaker), R. Crooymans (Speaker), H.J.W.C. Megens (Speaker)
30 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Het houden van kippen is meer dan een hobby

R.P.M.A. Crooijmans (Speaker), C. Bortoluzzi (Speaker), Zhou Wu (Speaker), H.J.W.C. Megens (Speaker), A.H. Hoving (Speaker), S.J. Hiemstra (Speaker)
3 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Projects 2006 2019