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Swine Medicine & Life Sciences
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Sus scrofa Medicine & Life Sciences
genome Agriculture & Biology
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Chickens Medicine & Life Sciences
swine Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2003 2019

1 Citation (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

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

Loss of function mutations in essential genes cause embryonic lethality in pigs

Derks, M. F. L., Gjuvsland, A. B., Bosse, M., Lopes, M. S., van Son, M., Harlizius, B., Tan, B. F., Hamland, H., Grindflek, E., Groenen, M. A. M. & Megens, H. J., 1 Mar 2019, In : Plos Genetics. 15, 3, p. e1008055

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lethal Genes
Essential Genes
lethal genes
Open Access
Open Access

Projects 2006 2019


Analyses of Eurasian wild and domestic pig genomes reveal long-term gene flow and selection during domestication

Frantz, L. A. F. (Creator), Schraiber, J. G. (Creator), Madsen, O. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Cagan, A. (Creator), Bosse, M. (Creator), Paudel, Y. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Larson, G. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Wageningen University, 27 Aug 2015


Data from: Genomic diversity and differentiation of a managed island wild boar population

Iacolina, L. (Creator), Scandura, M. (Creator), Goedbloed, D. J. (Creator), Alexandri, P. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Larson, G. (Creator), Archibald, A. L. (Creator), Apollonio, M. (Creator), Schook, L. B. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Wageningen University & Research, 2015


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


Data from: Distinguishing migration events of different timing for wild boar in the Balkans

Alexandri, P. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), Crooijmans, R. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Goedbloed, D. J. (Creator), Herrero Medrano, J. M. (Creator), Rund, L. A. (Creator), Schook, L. B. (Creator), Chatzinikos, E. (Creator), Triantaphyllidis, C. (Creator), Triantafyllidis, A. (Creator), Wageningen University & Research, 31 Oct 2016


Data from: Genetic origin, admixture and population history of aurochs (Bos primigenius) and primitive European cattle

Upadhyay, M. R. (Creator), Chen, W. (Creator), Lenstra, J. A. (Creator), Goderie, C. R. J. (Creator), Machugh, D. E. (Creator), Park, S. D. E. (Creator), Magee, D. A. (Creator), Matassino, D. (Creator), Ciani, F. (Creator), Megens, H. (Creator), van Arendonk, J. A. M. (Creator), Groenen, M. (Creator), Wageningen University & Research, 2016


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


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

Shrinking domestic chickens leads to increased genomic diversity

C. Bortoluzzi (Speaker), R.P.M.A. Crooijmans (Contributor), M. Bosse (Contributor), S.J. Hiemstra (Contributor), M. Groenen (Contributor), H.J.W.C. Megens (Contributor)
17 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


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