Oscar Gonzalez-Recio

Basic info

Name: Oscar Gonzalez-Recio

Previous positions

Senior Research Scientist. Dpt of Animal Breeding. INIA (Spain) [2015-]  

Senior Research Scientist. Dpt of Environment and Primary Industries. Melbourne (Australia) [2013-2015]  

Research Associate. Spanish National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research (INIA) [2009-2013]

Post doctoral Research Associate. University of Wisconsin-Madison.          [2007-2008]

Associate Professor. Technic University of Madrid.  Department of Animal Science            [2006-2007]

Selected publications
  1. González-Recio O., M. Coffey, J.E. Pryce. 2014. On the value of the phenotypes in the genomic era. Journal of Dairy Science, 97: 7905-7915.
  2. Gonzalez-Recio O, Rosa GJM, Gianola D. 2014. Invited review: Machine learning methods and predictive ability metrics for genome-wide prediction of complex traits. Livestock science, 166: 217-231
  3. González-Recio O., J.E. Pryce, M. Haile-Mariam, B.J. Hayes. 2014. Incorporating heifer feed efficiency in the Australian selection index using genomic selection. Journal of Dairy Science, 97: 3883-3893.
  4. Pryce JE, Gonzalez-Recio O., Thornhill JB, Marett LC, Wales WJ, Coffey MP, deHaas Y, Veerkamp RF, Hayes BJ. 2014. Short communication: Validation of genomic breeding value predictions for feed intake and feed efficiency traits. J Dairy Sci., 97: 537-542.
  5. Jiménez-Montero, J.A., O. González-Recio, R. Alenda. 2013. Comparison of methods for the implementation of genome-assisted evaluations in Spanish dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 96: 625-634.
  6. González-Recio, O., Ugarte E, Bach A. 2012. Trans-Generational Effect of Maternal Lactation during Pregnancy: A Holstein Cow Model. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51816. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051816
  7. González-Recio O. 2012. Epigenetics: a new challenge in the post-genomic era of livestock. Front. Gene. 2:106. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2011.00106
  8. Ibañez-Escriche, N, O. González-Recio. 2011. Review. Promises, pitfalls and challenges of genomic selection in breeding programs. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 9(2): 404-413. ISSN 1695-971-X.
  9. González-Recio, O., S. Forni. 2011. Genome-wide prediction of discrete traits using Bayesian regression and machine learning. Genetics Selection Evolution 43:7
  10. González-Recio, O., K. A. Weigel, D. Gianola, H. Naya, G.J.M. Rosa. 2010. L2-boosting algorithm applied to high dimensional problems in genomic selection. Genetics Research 92(3): 227-237. doi: 10.1017/S0016672310000261
  11. Szymczak, S., J. M. Biernacka, H. J. Cordell, O. González-Recio, I. R. König, H. Zhang, Y. V. Sun. 2009. Machine learning in genome-wide association studies. Genetic Epidemiology, 33 (S1): S51-S57.
  12. Weigel, K. A., G. De los Campos, O. González-Recio, H. Naya, X.L. Wu, N. Long, G.J.M. Rosa, D. Gianola. 2009. Predictive ability of direct genomic values for lifetime net merit of Holstein sires using selected subsets of single nucleotide polymorphism markers. Journal of Dairy Science 92: 5248-5257.
  13. González-Recio, O., D. Gianola, G.J.M. Rosa, K. A. Weigel, A. Kranis. 2009. Genome-assisted prediction of a quantitative trait measured in parents and progeny: application to food conversion rate in chickens. Genetic Selection Evolution 41: 3.
  14. González-Recio, O., D. Gianola, N. Long, K. A. Weigel, G.J.M. Rosa, S. Avendaño. 2008. Nonparametric methods for incorporating genomic information into genetic evaluations: An application to mortality in broilers. Genetics 178: 2305-2313.
  15. González-Recio, O, López de Maturana, J. P. Gutiérrez. 2007. Inbreeding depression on female fertility and calving ease in Spanish dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 90: 5744-5752.
  16. González-Recio, O., Y. M. Chang, D. Gianola, K. A. Weigel. 2005. Number of inseminations to conception in Holstein cows using censored records and time-dependent covariates. Journal of Dairy Science 88: 3655-3662.
  17. González-Recio, O., M.A. Pérez-Cabal, R. Alenda. 2004. Economic value of female fertility and its relationship with profit in Spanish dairy catlle. Journal of Dairy Science 87: 3053-3061.


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