Publications and communications of Nicolas Gengler

Lemal, P., Tran, M.-N., Atashi, H., Schroyen, M., & Gengler, N. (2024). Adding behavior traits to select for heat tolerance in dairy cattle. JDS Communications. doi:10.3168/jdsc.2023-0421

Atashi, H., Lemal, P., Tran, M.-N., & Gengler, N. (2023). Estimation of genetic parameters and single-step genome-wide association studies for eating time and rumination time in Holstein dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23790

Atashi, H., Chen, Y., Vanderick, S., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (2023). Single-step genome-wide association analyses for milk urea concentration in Walloon Holstein. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23902

Chen, Y., Hu, H., Atashi, H., Grelet, C., Wijnrocx, K., Lemal, P., & Gengler, N. (2023). Genetic analysis of milk citrate predicted by milk mid-infrared spectra of Holstein cows in early lactation. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23903

Grelet, C., Larsen, T., Crowe, M. A., Wathes, D. C., Ferris, C. P., Ingvartsen, K. L., Marchitelli, C., Becker, F., Vanlierde, A., Leblois, J., Schuler, U., Auer, F. J., Köck, A., Dale, L., Sölkner, J., Christophe, O., Hummel, J., Mensching, A., Pierna, J. A. F., ... Dehareng, F. (2023). Prediction of key milk biomarkers in dairy cows through milk MIR spectra and international collaborations. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23843

Atashi, H., Gengler, N., & Chelotti, J. (September 2023). Prediction of body condition score for the entire lactation in Walloon Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. The 74th EAAP Annual Meeting, Lyon, France.

Atashi, H., Gengler, N., Chen, Y., Bastin, C., Vanderick, S., & Hubin, X. (September 2023). Single-step genome-wide association for milk urea concentration in Walloon Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. The 74th EAAP Annual Meeting, Lyon, France.

Chen, Y., Delhez, P., Atashi, H., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (27 August 2023). Genetic analyses of principal components of milk mid-infrared spectra from Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. EAAP, Lyon, France.

Hu, H., Chen, Y., Grelet,C, & Gengler, N. (27 August 2023). Genetic parameters analysis of milk citrate for Holstein cows in early lactation [Paper presentation]. EAAP, Lyon, France.

Chen, Y., Atashi, H., Mota, R. R., Grelet, C., Vanderick, S., Hu, H., GplusE Consortium, & Gengler, N. (2023). Validating genomic prediction for nitrogen efficiency index and its composition traits of Holstein cows in early lactation. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics. doi:10.1111/jbg.12819

Atashi, H., Chen, Y., Wilmot, H., Bastin, C., Vanderick, S., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (2023). Single-step genome-wide association analyses for selected infrared-predicted cheese-making traits in Walloon Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-23206

Atashi, H., Chelotti, J., & Gengler, N. (2023). The 74th EAAP Annual Meeting. Book of Abstracts of the 74th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science.

Atashi, H., Gengler, N., Chen, Y., Bastin, C., Vanderick, S., & Hubin, X. (2023). Book of Abstracts of the 74th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. In Genetic parameters & GWAS. Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. doi:10.3920/978-90-8686-936-7

Atashi, H., Chen, Y., Wilmot, H., Vanderick, S., Hubin, X., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2023). Single-step genome-wide association for selected milk fatty acids in Dual-Purpose Belgian Blue cows. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-22432

Debauche, O., Nkamla Penka, J. B., Hani, M., Guttadauria, A., Ait Abdelouahid, R., Gasmi, K., Ben Hardouz, O., Lebeau, F., Bindelle, J., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., Manneback, P., Benjelloun, M., & Bertozzi, C. (June 2023). Towards a Unified Architecture Powering Scalable Learning Models with IoT Data Streams, Blockchain, and Open Data. Information, 14 (6), 345. doi:10.3390/info14060345

Wilmot, H., Niehoff, T., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., & Calus, M. P. L. (2023). The use of a genomic relationship matrix for breed assignment of cattle breeds: comparison and combination with a machine learning method. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.1093/jas/skad172

Lemal, P., May, K., König, S., Schroyen, M., & Gengler, N. (08 May 2023). Invited review: From heat stress to disease-Immune response and candidate genes involved in cattle thermotolerance. Journal of Dairy Science, 106 (7), 4471-4488. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-22727

Wilmot, H., Druet, T., Hulsegge, I., Gengler, N., & Calus, M. P. L. (30 March 2023). Estimation of inbreeding, between-breed genomic relatedness and definition of sub-populations in red-pied cattle breeds. Animal, 17 (5), 100793. doi:10.1016/j.animal.2023.100793

Rodrigues, A., Massenet, T., Dubois, L., Markey, A., Gengler, N., Wavreille, J., Huet, A.-C., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (March 2023). Identification of a volatile organic compound profile for boar taint detection in fat samples by head-space-GC×GC-TOFMS [Poster presentation]. 15ème Congrès Francophone sur les Sciences Séparatives et les Couplages de l’AFSEP, Paris, France.

Chen, Y., Atashi, H., Grelet, C., Mota, R., Vanderick, S., Hu, H., GPlusE, & Gengler, N. (2023). Genome-wide association study and functional annotation analyses for nitrogen efficiency index and its composition traits in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-22351

Soyeurt, H., Wu, X.-L., Grelet, C., van Pelt, M. L., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., Bertozzi, C., & Burchard, J. (2023). Imputation of missing milk Fourier transform mid-infrared spectra using existing milk spectral databases: A strategy to improve the reliability of breeding values and predictive models. Journal of Dairy Science, 106 (12), 9095 – 9104. doi:10.3168/jds.2023-23458

Bhatt, K., Dejong, T., Dubois, L., Markey, A., Gengler, N., Wavreille, J., Stefanuto, P.-H., & Focant, J.-F. (15 November 2022). Lipid Serum Profiling of Boar-Tainted and Untainted Pigs Using GC×GC–TOFMS: An Exploratory Study. Metabolites, 12 (11), 1111. doi:10.3390/metabo12111111

Soyeurt, H., Gerards, C., Nickmilder, C., Bindelle, J., Franceschini, S., Dehareng, F., Veselko, D., Bertozzi, C., Gengler, N., Marvuglia, A., Bayram, A., & Tedde, A. (04 October 2022). Prediction of Indirect Indicators of a Grass-Based Diet by Milk Fourier Transform Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy to Assess the Feeding Typologies of Dairy Farms. Animals, 12 (19), 2663. doi:10.3390/ani12192663

Paiva, J. T., Mota, R. R., Lopes, P. S., Hammami, H., Vanderick, S., Oliveira, H. R., Veroneze, R., Silva, F. F. E., & Gengler, N. (05 September 2022). Genomic prediction and genetic correlations estimated for milk production and fatty acid traits in Walloon Holstein cattle using random regression models. Journal of Dairy Research, 89 (3), 1 - 9. doi:10.1017/S0022029922000474

Atashi, H., Bastin, C., Wilmot, H., Vanderick, S., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (2022). Genome-wide association study for selected cheese-making properties in Dual-Purpose Belgian Blue cows. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-21780

Wilmot, H., Glorieux, G., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (September 2022). A genomic breed assignment test for traceability of meat of Dual-Purpose Blue. Livestock Science, 263, 104996. doi:10.1016/j.livsci.2022.104996

Chen, Y., Atashi, H., Grelet, C., Vanderick, S., Hu, H., & Gengler, N. (2022). Defining a nitrogen efficiency index in Holstein cows and assessing its potential effect on the breeding program of bulls. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2021-21681

Franceschini, S., Grelet, C., Leblois, J., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., & GplusE consortium. (August 2022). Can unsupervised learning methods applied to milk recording big data provide new insights into dairy cow health? Journal of Dairy Science, 105 (8), 6760 - 6772. doi:10.3168/jds.2022-21975

Chen, Y., Grelet, C., Vanderick, S., Hu, H., & Gengler, N. (2022). Relationship between proxies of energy states and nitrogen use efficiency for Holstein cows in early lactation. In Relationship between proxies of energy states and nitrogen use efficiency for Holstein cows in early lactation. Wackerningen Academic.

Lemal, P., Schroyen, M., & Gengler, N. (July 2022). Innovative phenotyping strategies exploiting immune response to heat stress conditions [Paper presentation]. World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Markey, A., Burgeon, C., & Gengler, N. (July 2022). Phenotyping strategies for an efficient and holistic approach to reduce boar taint through genomic selection [Paper presentation]. The 12th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Grelet, C., Vanden Dries, V., Leblois, J., Wavreille, J., Mirabito, L., Soyeurt, H., Franceschini, S., Gengler, N., Brostaux, Y., HappyMoo Consortium, & Dehareng, F. (13 April 2022). Identification of chronic stress biomarkers in dairy cows. Animal, 16 (5), 100502. doi:10.1016/j.animal.2022.100502

Lemal, P., Schroyen, M., & Gengler, N. (April 2022). Advanced use of technologies based on innovative strategies exploiting immune response to predict heat stress from milk [Paper presentation]. Dair'innov, Namur, Belgium.

Negussie, E., González-Recio, O., Battagin, M., Bayat, A.-R., Boland, T., de Haas, Y., Garcia-Rodriguez, A., Garnsworthy, P. C., Gengler, N., Kreuzer, M., Kuhla, B., Lassen, J., Peiren, N., Pszczola, M., Schwarm, A., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Yan, T., & Biscarini, F. (2022). Integrating heterogeneous across-country data for proxy-based random forest prediction of enteric methane in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. doi:10.3168/jds.2021-20158

Atashi, H., Wilmot, H., Vanderick, S., Hubin, X., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2022). Genome-wide association study for mid-infrared methane predictions in Walloon dairy cows. In WCGALP 2022 PROGRAMME BOOK. Wageningen, Netherlands: WCGALP.

Bohlouli, M., Halli, K., Yin, T., Gengler, N., & König, S. (2022). Genome-wide associations for heat stress response suggest potential candidate genes underlying milk fatty acid composition in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 105 (4), 3323-3340. doi:10.3168/jds.2021-21152

Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Atashi, H. (2022). Genetic parameters of milk mid-infrared spectra-based methane predictions and their relationships with production traits in Walloon dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 105, 409. doi:10.1016/s0022-0302(22)00577-x

Gengler, N., Wilmot, H., Vanderick, S., & Atashi, H. (2022). Understanding and utilizing genetic diversity in Dual-Purpose Blue: genome‐wide association for type traits. In WCGALP 2022 PROGRAMME BOOK. Wageningen, Netherlands: WCGALP.

Wilmot, H., Bormann, J., Soyeurt, H., Hubin, X., Glorieux, G., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (January 2022). Development of a genomic tool for breed assignment by comparison of different classification models: Application to three local cattle breeds. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 139 (1), 40-61. doi:10.1111/jbg.12643

Wilmot, H., Glorieux, G., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (2022). Is it possible to differentiate meat products of a local breed from those of its sister breed based on genotypes? In WCGALP 2022 PROGRAMME BOOK. Wageningen, Netherlands: WCGALP. doi:10.3920/978-90-8686-940-4_203

Christophe, O. S., Grelet, C., Bertozzi, C., Veselko, D., Lecomte, C., Höeckels, P., Werner, A., Auer, F.-J., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., & Soyeurt, H. (21 September 2021). Multiple Breeds and Countries' Predictions of Mineral Contents in Milk from Milk Mid-Infrared Spectrometry. Foods (Basel, Switzerland), 10 (9), 2235. doi:10.3390/foods10092235

Chen, Y., Gengler, N., Atashi, H. (Other coll.), Vanderick, S. (Other coll.), Mota, R. R. (Other coll.), Soyeurt, H. (Other coll.), & Hammami, H. (Other coll.). (15 September 2021). Genetic analysis of milk urea concentration and its genetic relationship with selected traits of interest in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 104. doi:10.3168/jds.2021-20659

Atashi, H., Bastin, C., Chen, Y., Vanderick, S., Wilmot, H., & Gengler, N. (02 September 2021). Genetic parameters for milk urea concentration in Dual-Purpose Belgian Blue cattle [Paper presentation]. 72nd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Davos, Switzerland.

Wilmot, H., & Gengler, N. (30 August 2021). Do standardised genotypes in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium enhance local breeds assignment accuracy? [Paper presentation]. 72nd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Davos, Switzerland.

Tedde, A., Grelet, C., Ho, P. N., Pryce, J. E., Hailemariam, D., Wang, Z., Plastow, G., Gengler, N., Froidmont, E., Dehareng, F., Bertozzi, C., Crowe, M. A., Soyeurt, H., & On Behalf Of The GplusE Consortium. (04 May 2021). Multiple Country Approach to Improve the Test-Day Prediction of Dairy Cows' Dry Matter Intake. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI, 11 (5), 1316. doi:10.3390/ani11051316

Zhang, L., Tedde, A., Ho, P., Grelet, C., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., Brostaux, Y., Hailemariam, D., Pryce, J., & Soyeurt, H. (May 2021). Mining data from milk mid-infrared spectroscopy and animal characteristics to improve the prediction of dairy cow's liveweight using feature selection algorithms based on partial least squares and Elastic Net regressions. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 184, 106106. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2021.106106

Tedde, A., Grelet, C., Ho, P. N., Pryce, J. E., Hailemariam, D., Wang, Z., Plastow, G., Gengler, N., Brostaux, Y., Froidmont, E., Dehareng, F., Bertozzi, C., Crowe, M. A., Dufrasne, I., Soyeurt, H., & GplusE Consortium Group. (30 April 2021). Validation of Dairy Cow Bodyweight Prediction Using Traits Easily Recorded by Dairy Herd Improvement Organizations and Its Potential Improvement Using Feature Selection Algorithms. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI, 11 (5), 1288. doi:10.3390/ani11051288

Chen, Y., Gengler, N., Vanderick, S. (Other coll.), Mota, R. R. (Other coll.), Grelet, C. (Other coll.), & GplusE Consortium (Other coll.). (March 2021). Estimation of genetic parameters for predicted nitrogen use efficiency and losses in early lactation of Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 104 (4), 4413-4423. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-18849

Atashi, H., Hostens, M., Crowe, M., McLoughlin, N., Fahey, A., Carter, F., Matthews, E., Santoro, A., Byrne, C., Rudd, P., O'Flaherty, R., Hallinan, S., Wathes, C., Salavati, M., Cheng, Z., Fouladi, A., Pollott, G., Werling, D., Bernardo, B. S., ... Gengler, N. (Other coll.). (2021). Genetic parameters for milk urea and its relationship with milk yield and compositions in Holstein dairy cows. PLoS ONE, 16 (6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0253191

Lefebure, E., Troch, T., Noutfia, Y., Colinet, F., Gerard, A., Dehareng, F., Baeten, V., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (2021). Is it possible to predict milk processing into butter using infrared spectroscopy? Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 25 (1), 21-31. doi:10.25518/1780-4507.18859

Mensching, A., Zschiesche, M., Hummel, J., Grelet, C., Gengler, N., Dänicke, S., & Sharifi, A. R. (2021). Development of a subacute ruminal acidosis risk score and its prediction using milk mid-infrared spectra in early-lactation cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 104 (4), 4615-4634. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-19516

Nyirakanani, C.* , Bizimana, J.-P.* , Kwibuka Bisimwa, Y., Nduwumuremyi, A., Vincent Paul Bigirimana, V., Bucagu, C., Lassois, L., Malice, E., Gengler, N., Massart, S., Bragard, C., Habtu, M., Brostaux, Y., Thonar, C., & Vanderschuren, H. (2021). Farmer and field survey in cassava growing districts of Rwanda reveals key factors associated with cassava brown streak disease incidence and cassava productivity. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5. doi:10.3389/fsufs.2021.699655
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Souza Duarte, D. A., Schroyen, M., Reis Mota, R., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2021). Recent genetic advances on boar taint reduction as an alternative to castration: a review. Journal of Applied Genetics, 62, 137-150. doi:10.1007/s13353-020-00598-w

Zhang, L., Li, C., Dehareng, F., Grelet, C., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., Brostaux, Y., & Soyeurt, H. (2021). Appropriate Data Quality Checks Improve the Reliability of Values Predicted from Milk Mid-Infrared Spectra. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI, 11 (2). doi:10.3390/ani11020533

Soyeurt, H., Grelet, C., McParland, S., Calmels, M., Coffey, M., Tedde, A., Delhez, P., Dehareng, F., & Gengler, N. (December 2020). A comparison of 4 different machine learning algorithms to predict lactoferrin content in bovine milk from mid-infrared spectra. Journal of Dairy Science, 103, 11585-11596. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-18870

Wilmot, H., Bormann, J., & Gengler, N. (June 2020). Beyond studying genetic diversity: how can pedigree and genomic data help us assigning individuals to breeds? [Poster presentation]. ADSA Virtual Annual Meeting 2020, West Palm Beach, United States.

Zhang, L., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., Colinet, F., Froidmont, E., & Soyeurt, H. (May 2020). Can we observe expected behaviors at large and individual scales for feed efficiency-related traits predicted partly from milk mid-infrared spectra? Animals, 10, 873. doi:10.3390/ani10050873

Wilmot, H., REIS MOTA, R., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (08 March 2020). Pedigree relatedness and pseudo-phenotypes as a first approach to assess and maintain genetic diversity of the Walloon Piétrain pig population. Livestock Science, 233, 103950. doi:10.1016/j.livsci.2020.103950

Delhez, P., Reding, E., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (31 January 2020). Assessment of Walloon dairy farms eco-efficiency using Data Envelopment Analysis and easily-accessible environmental and economic indicators: a preliminary study [Poster presentation]. National Symposium for Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Atashi, H., Salavati, M., De Koster, J., Crowe, M. A., Opsomer, G., Hostens, M., McLoughlin, N., Fahey, A., Matthews, E., Santoro, A., Byrne, C., Rudd, P., O'Flaherty, R., Hallinan, S., Wathes, C., Cheng, Z., Fouladi, A., Pollott, G., Werling, D., ... Gengler, N. (Other coll.). (2020). A genome-wide association study for calving interval in holstein dairy cows using weighted single-step genomic BLUP approach. Animals, 10 (3). doi:10.3390/ani10030500

Atashi, H., Salavati, M., De Koster, J., Ehrlich, J., Crowe, M., Opsomer, G., Hostens, M., McLoughlin, N., Fahey, A., Matthews, E., Santoro, A., Byrne, C., Rudd, P., O'Flaherty, R., Hallinan, S., Wathes, C., Cheng, Z., Fouladi, A., Pollott, G., ... Gengler, N. (Other coll.). (2020). Genome-wide association for milk production and lactation curve parameters in Holstein dairy cows. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 137 (3), 292-304. doi:10.1111/jbg.12442

Delhez, P., Colinet, F., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2020). Predicting milk mid-infrared spectra from first parity Holstein cows using a test-day mixed model with the perspective of herd management. Journal of Dairy Science, 103 (7), 6258-6270. doi:10.3168/jds.2019-17717

Rienesl, L., Pfeiffer, P., Khayatzadeh, N., Köck, A., Dale, L., Werner, A., Grelet, C., Gengler, N., Auer, F.-J., Egger-Danner, C., Leblois, J., & Sölkner, J. (2020). Prediction of pregnancy state from milk mid-infrared (MIR) spectroscopy in dairy cows. Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 23, 224-232. doi:10.15414/afz.2020.23.mi-fpap.224-232

Wilmot, H., Vanderick, S., Reis Mota, R., Mayeres, P., & Gengler, N. (26 August 2019). Does the Walloon Piétrain pig breed require preservation measures? [Poster presentation]. 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Ghent, Belgium.

Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., & Dehareng, F. (2019). Interest, limitations and perspectives of using milk mid-infrared spectra for management and breeding of dairy cattle. Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Dairy Cow Nutrition and Milk Quality.

Noël, G., Leclercq, G., Gengler, N., & Francis, F. (2018). Evaluation de la diversité génétique des abeilles domestiques (Apis mellifera L.) en Wallonie et sélection de souches résistantes à l’acarien Varroa destructor - Fiche Synthétique. University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/240410

Noël, G., Bebermans, J., Gengler, N., & Francis, F. (October 2018). Rôle de la transmission des maladies dans le déclin des pollinisateurs – Synthèse bibliographique. Entomologie Faunistique, 71. doi:10.25518/2030-6318.4096

Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Gengler, N., Froidmont, E., Mathot, M., Kreuzer, M., Grandl, F., Kuhla, B., Lund, P., Olijhoek, D. W., Eugene, M., Martin, C., Bell, M., McParland, S., & Soyeurt, H. (2018). CH4 emitted by dairy cows estimated from milk MIR spectra: model based on data collected in 7 countries. In International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security – Connecting research to policy and practice – Volume of Abstracts (pp. 142).

Gengler, N., & Hostens, M. (2018). How fast can we change resilience and efficiency through breeding and management? In Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (Dubrovnik 2018, pp. 264). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Soyeurt, H., Froidmont, E., Dufrasne, I., Wang, Z., Bertozzi, C., Gengler, N., & Dehareng, F. (August 2018). Prediction of test-day indicator of body weight from dairy cow characteristics and milk mid-infrared spectral data [Paper presentation]. 69th Annual Meeting of the EAAP (European Federation of Animal Science), Dubrovnick, Croatia.

Gengler, N., Mineur, A., Vanderick, S., Hammami, H., & GplusE Consortium. (2018). Milk mid-infrared spectra based biomarkers contributing to genetic improvement for udder health, fertility and longevity. In Proceedings ICAR 2018.

Mineur, A., REIS MOTA, R., Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., & Hammami, H. (2018). Defining and using novel milk composition based heat stress resilience traits in the context of genomic selection for more robust dairy cows in Wallonia. In Proceedings ICAR 2018.

Noël, G., Chaichoompu, K., Leclercq, G., Fabre, E., Gengler, N., Van Steen, K., & Francis, F. (15 November 2017). Human based genetic tools to refine genetic populations structure of honey bees (Apis mellifera ssp L.) (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apidae) colonies at regional scale [Paper presentation]. EUROPEAN PhD NETWORK "INSECT SCIENCE" VIII Annual Meeting.

Gengler, N. (16 October 2017). Latest developments of the use of mid-infrared spectral data in the North-Western region of Europe: from OptiMIR to GplusE [Paper presentation]. Breeding for Efficiency – 2017 EDGP Symposium, Guelph, Canada.

Gengler, N. (12 June 2017). Using (mid-)infrared spectroscopy methods to measure milk composition, energy balance and beyond…. in dairy cows [Paper presentation]. SBMA Meeting, Ribeirão Preto - SP, Brazil.

Troch, T., Lefebure, E., Baeten, V., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (05 May 2017). Cow milk coagulation: process description, variation factors and evaluation methodologies. A review. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 21.

Delhez, P., Wyzen, B., Dalcq, A.-C., Colinet, F., Reding, E., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (07 February 2017). Relationships between methane emissions from dairy cows and farm technico-economic results [Poster presentation]. 22nd National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS), Leuven, Belgium.

Francois, L., Wijnrocx, K., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., Hulsegge, B., Windig, J. J., Buys, N., & Janssens, S. (2017). Genomics of a revived breed: Case study of the Belgian campine cattle. PLoS ONE, 12 (4), 0175916. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0175916

Grelet, C., Pierna, J. A. F., Dardenne, P., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Colinet, F., Bastin, C., Gengler, N., Baeten, V., & Dehareng, F. (2017). Standardization of milk mid-infrared spectrometers for the transfer and use of multiple models. Journal of Dairy Science, 100 (10), 7910 - 7921. doi:10.3168/jds.2017-12720

Mineur, A., Köck, A., Grelet, C., Gengler, N., Egger-Danner, C., & Sölkner, J. (2017). First results in the use of milk mid-infrared spectra in the detection of lameness in Austrian dairy cows. Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, 82 (2), 163-166.

Noël, G., Bebermans, J., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., & Francis, F. (02 December 2016). The Impact of Diseases Transmission in Pollinators Decline [Paper presentation]. Entomology Symposium, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Grelet, C., McParland, S., & Dardenne, P. (October 2016). A simple method to predict methane emissions based on milk mid infrared spectra [Poster presentation]. IDF World Dairy Summit 2016, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Grayaa, M., Hammami, H., Hanzen, C., Rekik, B., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (02 September 2016). Effect of curve traits and Age at first calving on productive life of Holstein primiparous Walloon cows [Poster presentation]. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Dublin, Ireland.

Dalcq, A.-C., Beckers, Y., Dogot, T., Brostaux, Y., Gengler, N., Hanzen, C., Mayeres, P., & Wyzen, B. (2016). Contribution à l'optimisation technico-économique des élevages laitiers en Wallonie : l'intervalle vêlage [Paper presentation]. Assemblée générale des l'éleveurs de l'AREDB (Association régionale des éleveurs et des détenteurs de bovins), Aubel, Belgium.

Vanlierde, A., Vanrobays, M.-L., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Lewis, E., Deighton, M. H., & Dardenne, P. (2016). Use of the milk MIR spectra with a lactation stage specific model to predict CH4 emitted by dairy cows. In CHIMIOMETRIE XVII - Session 7: Optimisation et suivi des procédés (pp. 88-89).

François, L., Janssens, S., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., Hulsegge, I., Windig, J. J., & Buys, N. (18 November 2015). Het Kempisch rund. Genomisch onderzoek ter ondersteuning van het ras [Paper presentation]. 7de Vlaamse Fokkerijdag, Louvain, Belgium.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Vandenplas, J., Bastin, C., Hammami, H., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., & Gengler, N. (16 April 2015). Genetic correlations between methane production and milk fatty acid contents of Walloon Holstein cattle throughout the lactation. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 19 (2), 117.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Vandenplas, J., Bastin, C., Hammami, H., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., & Gengler, N. (16 April 2015). Genetic correlations between methane production and milk fatty acid contents of Walloon Holstein cattle throughout the lactation [Poster presentation]. Final OptiMIR Scientific & Expert Meeting « From milk analysis to advisory tools », Namur, Belgium.

Colinet, F., Troch, T., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Sindic, M., & Gengler, N. (April 2015). Genetic variability of mid-infrared predicted cheese yield in Holstein first-parity cows in Walloon Region of Belgium [Poster presentation]. Final OptiMIR Scientific & Expert Meeting "From milk analysis to advisory tools", Namur, Belgium.

Hammami, H., Vandenplas, J., Vanrobays, M.-L., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (04 March 2015). Potential use of milk based biomarkers to assess and to select for heat tolerance in dairy cattle [Poster presentation]. Second DairyCare Conference, Cordoba, Spain.

Kandel, P. B., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (March 2015). Assessing variability of literature based methane indicator traits in a large dairy cow population. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 19 (1), 11-19.

Colinet, F., Vandenplas, J., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., Hubin, X., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (24 February 2015). Experiences with the GMACE evaluations and Walloon single-step genomic evaluation system [Paper presentation]. Interbull Technical Workshop and Industry meeting, Walsrode, Germany.

Gengler, N. (17 February 2015). OptiMR - Innovative Nutzung von Informationen aus der Milch [Paper presentation]. 7. Rinder-Workshop „Neue Herausforderungen für die Rinderzucht und -haltung“, Uelzen, Germany.

Bastin, C., Grelet, C., Gelé, M., Davière, J.-B., Reding, R., Darimont, C., Dehareng, F., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (2015). Mid-infrared prediction of beta-hydroxybutyrate, acetone, and citrate contents in milk [Poster presentation]. Final optimir scientific and expert meeting: from milk analysis to advisory tools.

Hammami, H., Vandenplas, J., Vanrobays, M.-L., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2015). Potential use of milk based biomarkers to assess and to select for heat tolerance in dairy cattle. In Proceedings of the second DairyCare Conference 2015 (pp. 61).

Laine, A., Bastin, C., Grelet, C., Dehareng, F., Massart, X., & Gengler, N. (2015). Developing Innovative Health and Welfare Management Tools for Dairy Cows from Optimized Use fo Milk Mid-Infrared Spectra (OptiMIR) [Poster presentation]. Second DairyCare Conference, Cordoba, Spain.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Hammami, H., Laine, A., Soyeurt, H., Vandenplas, J., Froidmont, E., & Gengler, N. (2015). Assessing resilience of dairy cattle by studying impact of heat stress on predicted feed intake. In Proceedings of the Third DairyCare Conference 2015 (pp. 49).

Vanderick, S., Troch, T., Gillon, A., Glorieux, G., & Gengler, N. (December 2014). Genetic parameters for direct and maternal calving ease in Walloon dairy cattle based on linear and threshold models. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 131 (6), 513-521. doi:10.1111/jbg.12105

Vanlierde, A., Vanrobays, M.-L., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Lewis, E., Deighton, M., & Dardenne, P. (28 August 2014). Innovative lactation stage specific prediction of CH4 from milk MIR spectra [Paper presentation]. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Vanrobays, M.-L., Kandel, P., Froidmont, E., Dehareng, F., Beckers, Y., Dardenne, P., & Gengler, N. (26 August 2014). Using milk spectral data for large-scale phenotypes linked to mitigation and efficiency [Paper presentation]. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Grelet, C., Fernandez Pierna, J., Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (25 August 2014). Creation of universal MIR calibration by standardization of milk spectra: example of fatty acids [Poster presentation]. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Vandenplas, J., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (21 August 2014). Prediction of Body Weight of Primiparous Dairy Cows Throughout Lactation [Poster presentation]. 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Vancouver BC, Canada.

Gengler, N. (17 August 2014). Mitigation strategies versus Adaptation strategies [Paper presentation]. ASGGN Workshop @WCGALP 2014, Auckland, New Zealand.

Kandel, P., Vanderick, S., Vanrobays, M.-L., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2014). Consequences of Selection for Environmental Impact Traits in Dairy Cows. In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production.

Hammami, H., Carabaño, M.-J., Logar, B., Vanrobays, M.-L., & Gengler, N. (2014). Genotype x Climate interactions for protein yield using four European Holstein Populations. In Proceedings of 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production.

Laine, A., Bel Mabrouk, H., Dale, L.-M., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (August 2014). Potential for assessing the pregnancy status of dairy cows by mid-infrared analysis of milk [Paper presentation]. 65th annual meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (August 2014). Bayesian approach integrating correlated foreign information into a multivariate genetic evaluation [Paper presentation]. 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Vandenplas, J., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (2014). Prediction of Body Weight of Primiparous Dairy Cows Throughout Lactation. In Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production.

Arnould, V., Reding, R., Delvaux, C., Bormann, J., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (07 February 2014). Estimating daily yield and content of major fatty acids from single milking [Poster presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Dale, L.-M., Laine, A., Bastin, C., Goubau, A., Belmabrouk, H., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (2014). The uses of mid-infrared spectral information from milk recording organization to certify milk geographic origin. In Book of Short Abstracts - 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences (pp. 13).

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (07 February 2014). Efficient computation of genomically-enhanced inbreeding coefficients [Poster presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Kandel, P. B., Vanderick, S., Vanrobays, M.-L., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (07 February 2014). Consequences of Selection for Environmental Impact Trait in Dairy Cows [Paper presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Berry, D., Vandenplas, J., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (22 January 2014). Selection of milk fatty acid composition for improved dairy products from more fertile and healthier cows [Paper presentation]. 69th British Cattle Conference, Telford, United Kingdom.

Dufrasne, M., & Gengler, N. (2014). Système d’évaluation génétique des verrats Piétrain en croisement en Wallonie [Paper presentation]. Association Wallonne des Eleveurs de Porcs ABSL.

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2014). A review of inversion techniques related to the use of relationship matrices in animal breeding. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 18 (3), 319-468.

Lainé, A., Bastin, C., Theron, L., Reding, E., Rao, A.-S., & Gengler, N. (2014). Potential of fine milk composition for cow udder health management [Paper presentation]. 39th ICAR Conference, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Laine, A., Bel Mabrouk, H., Dale, L.-M., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2014). How to use mid-infrared spectral information from milk recording system to detect the pregnancy status of dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences.

Laine, A., Bel Mabrouk, H., Dale, L.-M., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2014). How to use mid-infrared spectral information from milk recording system to detect the pregnancy status of dairy cows. In Communication on Applied Biological Science.

Vandenplas, J., Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (2014). Unified method to integrate and blend several, potentially related, sources of information for genetic evaluation. Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 46, 59. doi:10.1186/s12711-014-0059-3

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (06 December 2013). Inversion of a part of the numerator relationship matrix using pedigree information. Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 45, 45. doi:10.1186/1297-9686-45-45

Colinet, F., Troch, T., Abbas, O., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Sindic, M., & Gengler, N. (2013). Potentiel d'utilisation de la spectrometrie moyen infrarouge pour prédire le rendement fromager du lait et étudier sa variabilité génétique. In 20èmes Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 4 et 5 Décembre 2013 (pp. 153-156).

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (2013). Combinaison d'informations génomiques, phénotypiques et généalogiques.

Stock, K. F., Cole, J., Pryce, J., Gengler, N., Bradley, A., Andrews, L., Heringstad, B., & Egger-Danner, C. (2013). Standardization of health data. ICAR guidelines including health key. In C. Egger-Danner, O. K. Hansen, K. Stock, J. E.  Pryce, J. Cole, N. Gengler, ... B. Heringstad (Eds.), ICAR Technical Series (Challenges and benefits of health data recording in the context of food chain quality, management and breeding, pp. 75 - 81). Rome, Italy: ICAR, Via G. Tomasseti.

Gengler, N. (27 September 2013). Genetic parameters using phenomics [Paper presentation]. 8th European Symposium on Poultry Genetics, Venice, Italy.

Vandenplas, J., Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Mulder, H. (September 2013). Genetic variance in micro-environmental sensitivity for milk and milk quality in Walloon Holstein cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 96, 5977-5990. doi:10.3168/jds.2012-6521

Colinet, F., Troch, T., Vanden, B., Soyeurt, H., Abbas, O., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Sinnaeve, G., Dardenne, P., Sindic, M., & Gengler, N. (29 August 2013). Mid-infrared prediction of cheese yield from milk and its genetic variability in first-parity cows [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (28 August 2013). Strategies for inversion of the additive relationship matrix among genotyped animals [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Nantes, France.

Vandenplas, J., Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (28 August 2013). Combination of genotype, pedigree, local and foreign information [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Gengler, N., Kandel, P. B., Soyeurt, H., & Hammami, H. (28 August 2013). Genetic effects of heat stress on milk yield and MIR predicted methane emissions of Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Dufrasne, M., Faux, P., Piedboeuf, M., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (26 August 2013). Estimation of dominance variance with sire-dam subclass effects in a crossbred population of pigs [Poster presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Kandel, P. B., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Dardenne, P., & Gengler, N. (26 August 2013). Herd-test-day variability of methane emissions predicted from milk MIR spectra in Holstein cows [Poster presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Vanderick, S., Troch, T., Gillon, A., Glorieux, G., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (25 August 2013). Genetic evaluation of calving ease for Walloon Holstein dairy cattle [Paper presentation]. 30th Annual Meeting of INTERBULL, Nantes, France.

Colinet, F., Vandenplas, J., Faux, P., Vanderick, S., Renaville, R., Bertozzi, C., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (24 August 2013). Walloon single step genomic evaluation system integrating local and MACE EBV [Paper presentation]. 30th Annual Meeting of INTERBULL, Nantes, France.

Bastin, C., Vandenplas, J., Laine, A., & Gengler, N. (August 2013). Genetics of mastitis in the Walloon Region of Belgium [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Colinet, F., Vandenplas, J., Faux, P., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (August 2013). Development of a genomic evaluation for milk production for a local bovine breed [Poster presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Nantes, France.

Laine, A., Goubau, A., Dale, L.-M., Bel Mabrouk, H., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (August 2013). Potential use of mid-infrared milk spectrum in pregnancy diagnosis of dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Troch, T., Vanden Bossche, S., De Bisschop, C., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (August 2013). Use of visible-near infrared spectroscopy to determine cheese properties [Poster presentation]. 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France.

Vanderick, S., Troch, T., Gillon, A., Glorieux, G., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (August 2013). Genetic evaluation of calving ease for Walloon Holstein dairy cattle. Interbull Bulletin, 47, 32-37.

Houndonougbo, P., HOUAGNI, S., HOUNDONOUGBO, F., CHRYSOSTOME, C., Beckers, Y., Bindelle, J., & Gengler, N. (25 July 2013). EFFET DE LA PROVENANCE ET DE LA PROPORTION DES ACIDES AMINÉS (LYSINE ET MÉTHIONINE) SUR LES PERFORMANCES ZOOÉCONOMIQUES DE LA PINTADE LOCALE GRISE (NUMIDA MELEAGRIS) ÉLEVÉE AU BÉNIN. Journal de la Recherche Scientifique Universitaire de Lomé (Togo), 15 (2), 113-123.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (10 July 2013). Genetic analysis of longitudinal measurements of feed intake in Piétrain sire lines [Poster presentation]. 2013 ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, United States - Indiana.

Dufrasne, M., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Gray, K. A., & Gengler, N. (09 July 2013). Genetic analysis of pig survival in a crossbred population [Paper presentation]. 2013 ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, United States - Indiana.

Vandenplas, J., Colinet, F., Faux, P., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (08 July 2013). Direct use of MACE EBV in the Walloon single-step Bayesian genomic evaluation system [Paper presentation]. 2013 Joint ADSA - ASAS Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, United States.

Vandenplas, J., Colinet, F., Faux, P., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (July 2013). Direct use of MACE EBV in the Walloon single-step Bayesian genomic evaluation system. Journal of Dairy Science, 96 (E-Supplement).

Vanrobays, M.-L., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Kandel, P. B., & Hammami, H. (26 June 2013). Assessing meteorological conditions effects on MIR predicted methane emissions of Holstein cows under a temperate environment [Poster presentation]. Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture, Dublin, Ireland.

Troch, T., Vanden Bossche, S., De Bisschop, C., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Colinet, F., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (June 2013). Use of VIS- and nir-infrared spectroscopy to determine cheese properties [Poster presentation]. 16th International Conference on Near Infrared Spectroscopy, La Grande-Motte, France.

Vandenplas, J., Janssens, S., Buys, N., & Gengler, N. (June 2013). An integration of external information for foreign stallions into the Belgian genetic evaluation for jumping horses. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 130 (3), 209-217. doi:10.1111/jbg.12018

Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Dardenne, P., Kandel, P., Gengler, N., Deighton, M. H., Buckley, F., Lewis, E., & McParland, S. (2013). Prediction of the individual enteric methane emission of dairy cows from milk mid-infrared spectra. In Advances in Animal Biosciences (volume 4 part 2, pp. 433). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Kandel, P. B., & Hammami, H. (June 2013). Assessing meteorological conditions effects on MIR predicted methane emissions of Holstein cows under a temperate environment. Advances in Animal Biosciences, 4 (2), 488.

Kandel, P. B., Vanrobays, M.-L., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidment, E., Dardenne, P., Lewis, E., Buckley, F., Deighton, M., McParland, S., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (25 March 2013). Genetic parameters for methane emissions predicted from milk mid-infrared spectra in dairy cows [Paper presentation]. OPTIMIR meeting, Wavre, Belgium.

Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., Bastin, C., Veselko, D., Bertozzi, C., Baeten, V., Sinnaeve, G., & Dardenne, P. (2013). Qualité du lait: la Wallonie à la pointe grâce à l’utilisation de la spectrométrie infrarouge. In Carrefour des productions animales: Nouvelles approches pour une optimisation de nos élevages laitiers (pp. 93-97).

Vanrobays, M.-L., Kandel, P. B., Soyeurt, H., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., & Gengler, N. (07 February 2013). Phenotypic and genetic variability of methane emissions and milk fatty acid contents of Walloon Holstein dairy cows [Poster presentation]. 19th National Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Abras, S., Laloux, L., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (February 2013). Sur la voie de l’élevage laitier de précision en Wallonie - 2. ValLait, OptiVal et OptiVal+ : valoriser des données du contrôle des performances [Paper presentation]. 18ème Carrefour des Productions agricoles: Nouvelles approches pour une optimisation de nos élevages laitiers, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2013). Sur la voie de l’élevage laitier de précision en Wallonie - 2. ValLait, OptiVal et OptiVal+ : valoriser des données du contrôle des performances. In 18ème Carrefour des Productions agricoles: Nouvelles approches pour une optimisation de nos élevages laitiers (pp. 106-107). Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Colinet, F., Troch, T., Vanden Bossche, S., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., Abbas, O., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Sinnaeve, G., Dardenne, P., & Sindic, M. (2013). Etude de la variabilité des aptitudes à la transformation laitière en Région wallonne basée sur l'utilisation de la spectrométrie infrarouge. In 18ième Carrefour des Productions animales : Nouvelles approches pour une optimisation de nos élevages laitiers (pp. 86-92). Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Muchembled, A., Beguin, E., Glorieux, G., Dessert-Gouwy, H., Delahaye, B., Piedana, F., Regaldo, D., Gengler, N., Colinet, F., Masurel, A., & Bertozzi, C. (2013). L'intérêt des races mixtes dans les systèmes laitiers : enseignements du projet BlueSel. In 18ième Carrefour des Productions animales : Nouvelles approches pour une optimisation de nos élevages laitiers (pp. 23-31). Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Arnould, V., Reding, R., Bormann, J., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2013). Review: Milk composition as management tool of sustainability. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 17 (4), 613-621.

Bastin, C., Berry, D., Gengler, N., & McParland, S. (2013). Genetics of body energy status of Holstein cows predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry. Journal of Dairy Science, 96 (E-Suppl. 1).

Bastin, C., Berry, D., Gengler, N., & McParland, S. (2013). Genetics of body energy status of Holstein cows predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry [Paper presentation]. 2013 ADSA – ASAS JAM.

Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2013). Genetics of body condition score as an indicator of dairy cattle fertility. A review. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 17 (1), 64-75.

Bastin, C., Laine, A., & Gengler, N. (2013). Milk components predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry as indicators of the udder health status of the dairy cow [Poster presentation]. 2013 ADSA – ASAS JAM.

Bastin, C., Laine, A., & Gengler, N. (2013). Milk components predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry as indicators of the udder health status of the dairy cow. Journal of Dairy Science, 96 (E-Suppl. 1).

Colinet, F., Vandenplas, J., Faux, P., Vanderick, S., Renaville, R., Bertozzi, C., Hubin, X., & Gengler, N. (2013). Walloon single-step genomic evaluation system integrating local and MACE EBV. Interbull Bulletin, 47, 203-210.

Dufrasne, M., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Holl, J., Gray, K., & Gengler, N. (2013). Estimation of genetic parameters for birth weight, preweaning mortality, and hot carcass weight of crossbred pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 91, 5565-5571. doi:10.2527/jas.2013-6684

Gengler, N. (2013). Distributed computing as a new opportunity for stakeholders in dairy cattle management and breeding. In D. Berckmans & J. Vandermeulen (Eds.), Precision Livestock Farming ‘13 (pp. 538-543).

Gengler, N., Berry, D. P., & Bastin, C. (2013). Use of automated systems for recording of direct and indirect data with special emphasis on the use of MIR milk spectra (OptiMIR project). In Challenges and benefits of health data recording in the context of food chain quality, management and breeding (pp. 55-62). Rome, Italy: ICAR, Via G. Tomassetti.

Grelet, C., Fernandez Pierna, J. A., Dehareng, F., Massart, X., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (2013). OptiMIR : de nouveaux outils de management des exploitations laitières grâce au spectre moyen infra-rouge du lait [Paper presentation]. Carrefour des productions Animales 2013.

Laine, A., Goubau, A., Hammami, H., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2013). Potential of mid-infrared spectrum of milk to detect changes in the physiological status of dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 2013 ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Indianapolis (IN), United States.

Laine, A., Goubau, A., Hammami, H., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2013). Potential of mid-infrared spectrum of milk to detect changes in the physiological status of dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science.

Kandel, P. B., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Dardenne, P., Lewis, E., Buckley, F., Deighton, M., McParland, S., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., & Vanrobays, M.-L. (03 December 2012). Relationship between milk composition estimated from mid infrared and methane emissions in dairy cows [Paper presentation]. GreenHouseMilk Network Meeting, Wagenignen, Netherlands.

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (2012). Integration/blending of external information into genetic/genomic evaluations.

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2012). Relationship matrices and Iterative construction of their inverses.

Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (07 November 2012). Capitalizing on mid-infrared to improve nutritional and environmental quality of milk [Paper presentation]. 13th WHFF World Conference 2012, Toronto, Canada.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (30 August 2012). Estimation of genetic parameters for longitudinal measurements of feed intake in Piétrain sire lines [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of teh European Federation of Animal Science, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Gengler, N., Nieuwhof, G. J., Konstantinov, K. V., & Goddard, M. E. (28 August 2012). Alternative single-step type genomic prediction equations [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Berry, D., Wall, E., Coffey, M., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., & Dardenne, P. (28 August 2012). Mid-infrared predictions of fatty acids in bovine milk: final results of the RobustMilk project [Poster presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Colinet, F., Vanlierde, A., Vanden Bossche, S., Sindic, M., Dehareng, F., Sinnaeve, G., Vandenplas, J., Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (27 August 2012). Mid-infrared prediction of milk titratable acidity and its genetic variability in first-parity cows [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Romnée, J.-M., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (27 August 2012). Genetics of the mineral contents in bovine milk predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Vandenplas, J., Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Mulder, H. A. (27 August 2012). Genetic variance in environmental sensitivity for milk and milk quality in walloon holstein cattle [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Bastin, C., Colinet, F., Vandenplas, J., Troch, T., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (27 August 2012). Estimation of myostatin gene effects on production traits and fatty acid contents in bovine milk [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Wall., E., & Calus, M. (August 2012). Genome-wide association study for milk fatty acid composition using cow versus bull data [Poster presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Bastin, C., Leclercq, G., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (August 2012). Genetics of the mid-infrared predicted lactoferrin content in milk of dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Dufrasne, M., Misztal, I., Tsuruta, S., Holl, J., Gray, K. H., & Gengler, N. (18 July 2012). Estimation of genetic parameters for birth weight, pre-weaning mortality and hot carcass weight in a crossbred population of pigs [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, United States - Arizona.

Kandel, P. B., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (18 July 2012). Genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids in cows [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA®-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, United States.

Kandel, P. B., Vanlierde, A., Dehareng, F., Froidmont, E., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2012). Genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids in cows. In Journal of Dairy Science (pp. 683-684).

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (18 July 2012). Extension of Bayesian procedures to integrate and to blend multiple external information into genetic evaluations [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, United States.

Vandenplas, J., Misztal, I., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (17 July 2012). Bayesian integration of external information into the single step approach for genomically enhanced prediction of breeding values [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix,AZ, United States.

Faux, P., Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (16 July 2012). Feasibility of genomic prediction of fatty acids composition in milk of dairy cattle from Luxembourg using single-step procedure [Paper presentation]. American Dairy Science Association - American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, Phoenix, United States - Arizona.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (July 2012). Effect of the milk recording time on the genetic parameters of milk production and mid-infrared milk components in Luxembourg dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 95, 685.

Kandel, P. B., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (18 June 2012). Genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids in Dual Purpose Belgian Blue cattle [Poster presentation]. Fourth International conference of Quantitative Genetics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Gengler, N., Troch, T., Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Soyeurt, H. (May 2012). Implementing a National Routine Genetic Evaluation for Milk Fat Compositions as First Step Towards Genomic Predictions. Interbull Bulletin, 46, 80-84.

Gengler, N., Troch, T., Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Soyeurt, H. (May 2012). Implementing a National Routine Genetic Evaluation for Milk Fat Compositions as First Step Towards Genomic Predictions [Paper presentation]. 2012 Interbull Meeting, Cork, Ireland.

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (March 2012). Comparison and improvements of different Bayesian procedures to integrate external information into genetic evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science, 95 (3), 1513-1526. doi:10.3168/jds.2011-4322

Kandel, P. B., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (14 February 2012). Genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids [Paper presentation]. Early Stage Researcher Network Meeting, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (10 February 2012). Variability among morning and evening milk compositions during the lactation [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (10 February 2012). Using fatty acid contents in milk to improve fertility of dairy cows? [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Kandel, P. B., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (10 February 2012). Estimation of genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids in dual purpose Belgian blue cattle [Paper presentation]. 17th PhD symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Kandel, P. B., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (10 February 2012). Estimation of genetic parameters for methane indicator traits based on milk fatty acids in dual purpose Belgian blue cattle. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 77 (1), 21-25.

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (10 February 2012). Integration of external information into genetic evaluations by a Bayesian procedure [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Vanrobays, M.-L., Vanlierde, A., Kandel, P. B., Froidmont, E., Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (10 February 2012). Relationships between methane emissions of dairy cattle and farm management [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Coffey, M. P., Strandberg, E., Urioste, J. I., Veerkamp, R. F., & Gengler, N. (2012). Consequences of selection for milk quality and robustness traits. Interbull Bulletin, 44.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2012). Use of milk fatty acids to substitute for body condition score in breeding purposes. Journal of Dairy Science, 95, Suppl. 2.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2012). Use of milk fatty acids to substitute for body condition score in breeding purposes [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA - AMPA - ASAS - CSAS - WSASAS JAM, Phoenix, United States - Arizona.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2012). Genetic correlations of days open with production traits and contents in milk of major fatty acids predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry. Journal of Dairy Science, 95 (10), 6113-21. doi:10.3168/jds.2012-5361

Bastin, C., Leclercq, G., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2012). Genetics of the mid-infrared prediction of lactoferrin content in milk for Holstein first-parity cows [Paper presentation]. 2012 ADSA - AMPA - ASAS - CSAS - WSASAS JAM, Phoenix, United States - Arizona.

Bastin, C., Leclercq, G., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2012). Genetics of the mid-infrared prediction of lactoferrin content in milk for Holstein first-parity cows. International Journal of Dairy Science, 95, Suppl. 2.

Bastin, C., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2012). Genetic relationships between milk fatty acids and fertility of dairy cows. Interbull Bulletin, 44.

Dehareng, F., Delfosse, C., Froidmont, E., Soyeurt, H., Martin, C., Gengler, N., Vanlierde, A., & Dardenne, P. (2012). Potential use of milk mid-infrared spectra to predict individual methane emission of dairy cows. Animal, 6 (10), 1694-1701. doi:10.1017/S1751731112000456

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (2012). Advanced genetic models for Piétrain boars involved in crossbreeding in the Walloon Region using test station and on-farm phenotypic and genomic data [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2012). Optimizing genomic prediction: Strategies to obtain inverse of large relationship matrices [Poster presentation]. 17th Symposium on Applied Biological Sciences, Leuven, Belgium.

Vandenplas, J., & Gengler, N. (2012). Extension of Bayesian procedures to integrate and to blend multiple external information into genetic evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science, 95 (Supplement 2).

Vandenplas, J., Misztal, I., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2012). Bayesian integration of external information into the single step approach for genomically enhanced prediction of breeding values. Journal of Dairy Science, 95 (Supplement 2).

Vanderick, S., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2012). Is It Possible to Define a European Total Merit Index? Interbull Bulletin, 44, 95-99.

Kandel, P. B., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (02 December 2011). Estimation of methane and its variation across different breeds of cattle predicted from milk fatty acids [Paper presentation]. GreenHouseGas Mid term Review Workshop, Paris, France.

Colinet, F., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (31 August 2011). When MIR spectrometry helps to promote a local and vulnerable breed [Poster presentation]. 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Stavanger, Norway.

Vanlierde, A., Soyeurt, H., Anceau, C., Vanden Bossche, S., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Gengler, N., Sindic, M., & Colinet, F. (31 August 2011). Mid-infrared predictions of cheese yield from bovine milk [Paper presentation]. 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Stavanger, Norway.

Vandenplas, J., Janssens, S., & Gengler, N. (30 August 2011). Integration of foreign breeding values for stallions into the Belgian genetic evaluation for jumping horses [Poster presentation]. 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Stavanger, Norway.

Buske, B., Vanrobays, M.-L., Szydlowski, M., Verkenne, C., & Gengler, N. (29 August 2011). Estimating myostatin gene effect on milk performance traits using estimated gene content for a large number of non-genotyped cows [Paper presentation]. 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Stavanger, Norway.

Hammami, H., Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Arnould, V., Stoll, J., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (29 August 2011). Prediction of cow pregnancy status using conventional and novel mid-infrared predicted milk traits [Paper presentation]. 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Stavanger, Norway.

Vanderick, S., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (27 August 2011). Is It Possible to Define a European Total Merit Index? (Presentation for the PROTEJE group) [Paper presentation]. 2011 Interbull Open Meeting, Stavanger, Norway.

Bastin, C., Berry, D. P., Coffey, M. P., Strandberg, E., Urioste, J. I., Veerkamp, R. F., & Gengler, N. (August 2011). Consequences of selection for milk quality and robustness traits [Paper presentation]. 2011 Interbull meeting, Stavanger, Norway.

Bastin, C., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (August 2011). Genetic relationships between milk fatty acids and fertility of dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 2011 Interbull meeting, Stavanger, Norway.

Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., Vanrobays, M.-L., Buske, B., Vanderick, S., & Colinet, F. (13 July 2011). Is there value in maintaining small populations ? Example of the Dual-Purpose Belgian Blue breed [Paper presentation]. ADSA - ASAS Joint Annual Meeting 2011, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., Colinet, F., Arnould, V., Berry, D., Wall, E., Gengler, N., Dardenne, P., Schefers, J., Weigel, K., & McParland, S. (13 July 2011). Mid-Infrared Predictions of Lactoferrin Content in Bovine Milk : Potential Indicator of Mastitis [Paper presentation]. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (12 July 2011). Construction of individual breeding values for feed intake of Piétrain boars based on mean pen feed intake, weight and weight gain test station records [Paper presentation]. ADSA - ASAS Joint Annual Meeting 2011, Nerw Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Arnould, V., Froidmont, E., Nguyen, N., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Gillon, A., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (11 July 2011). Estimating daily yield and content of major fatty acids from single milking: First approach [Poster presentation]. ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Faux, P., Gengler, N., & Misztal, I. (11 July 2011). A recursive method of approximation of the inverse of genomic relationships matrix [Paper presentation]. American Dairy Science Association - American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Faux, P., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (11 July 2011). A recursive method of approximation of the inverse of genomic relationship matrix [Paper presentation]. American Dairy Science Association - American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (July 2011). Genetic relationships between fertility and content of major fatty acids in milk for first-parity Wallon Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. 2011 ADSA ASAS JAM, New Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (July 2011). Système d'évaluation génétique des verrats Piétrain en croisement en Wallonie [Poster presentation]. Foire Agricole de Libramont, Libramont, Belgium.

Vanderick, S., Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (2011). European TMI estimation [Paper presentation]. PROTEJE Meeting, Paris, France.

Arnould, V., Froidmont, E., Nguyen, N., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Gillon, A., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (02 March 2011). Estimation de la quantité journalière des composés fins de la matière grasse du lait à partir d'une seule traite (matin ou soir): première approche [Poster presentation]. 16° Carrefour des productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européennes est elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Stoll, J., & Gengler, N. (2011). ManageMilk - Création d'outils de management innovatifs et pratiques en vue d'améliorer la durabilité de la production laitière et de la qualité des produits laitiers: présentation du projet. In 16ième Carrefour des Prodcutions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable?Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Stoll, J., & Gengler, N. (02 March 2011). ManageMilk - Création d'outils de management innovatifs et pratiques en vue d'améliorer la durabilité de la production laitière et de la qualité des produits laitiers: présentation du projet [Poster presentation]. 16° Carrefour des productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européennes est elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (02 March 2011). RobustMilk - Développer des outils de sélection pratiques et innovants pour la production de produits laitiers de qualité issus de vaches plus robustes : Sélectionner sur le profil en acides gras du lait [Poster presentation]. 16ième Carrefour des productions animales: La Filière laitière bovine est-elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2011). RobustMilk - Développer des outils de sélection pratiques et innovants pour la production de produits laitiers de qualité issus de vaches plus robustes : Sélectionner sur le profil en acides gras du lait. In 16ième Carrefour des productions animales: La Filière laitière bovine est-elle durable?, Gembloux, le 2 mars 2011.

Colinet, F., Glorieux, G., Beguin, E., Regaldo, D., Desert Gouwy, H., Piedanna, F., Delbecke, P., Delahaye, B., Masurel, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2011). Conservation et valorisation de la Bleue Mixte au travers du projet franco-belge BlueSel. In 16ième Carrefour des Productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable? (pp. 2). Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Colinet, F., Glorieux, G., Beguin, E., Regaldo, D., Desert Gouwy, H., Piedanna, F., Delbecke, P., Delahaye, B., Masurel, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (March 2011). Conservation et valorisation de la Bleue Mixte au travers du projet franco-belge BlueSel [Poster presentation]. 16ième Carrefour des Productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Colinet, F., Sindic, M., Anceau, C., Vanden Bossche, S., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (2011). Variabilité et amélioration des aptitudes à la transformation fermière du lait au travers du projet ProFARMilk. In 16ième Carrefour des Productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable? (pp. 10). Gembloux, Belgium: Centre wallon de Recherches agronomiques.

Colinet, F., Sindic, M., Anceau, C., Vanden Bossche, S., Baeten, V., Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (March 2011). Variabilité et amélioration des aptitudes à la transformation fermière du lait au travers du projet ProFARMilk [Poster presentation]. 16ième Carrefour des Productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Hammami, H., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., Dehareng, F., & Gengler, N. (2011). OptiMIR- Développement et mise en place d'outils innovants de gestion des troupeaux et de conseil personnalisé pour une meilleure durabilité du secteur laitier. In 16ème Carrefour des Productions animales: La filière laitière bovine européenne est-elle durable? (pp. 6).

Hammami, H., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., & Gengler, N. (March 2011). OptiMIR- Développement et mise en place d'outils innovants de gestion des troupeaux et de conseils personnalisés pour une meilleure durabilité du secteur laitier [Paper presentation]. 16ème Carrefour des Productions animales: la filière laitière bovine européenne est elle durable?, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2011). Phenotypic and genetic variability of production traits and milk fatty acid contents across days in milk for Walloon Holstein first-parity cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 94 (8), 4152-63. doi:10.3168/jds.2010-4108

Bastin, C., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2011). Genetic relationships between fertility and content of major fatty acids in milk for first-parity Wallon Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 94 E-Suppl 1, 705.

Bömcke, E., Gengler, N., & Cothran, E. G. (2011). Genetic variability in the Skyros pony and its relationship with other Greek and foreign horse breeds. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 34, 68-76. doi:10.1590/S1415-47572010005000113

Bömcke, E., Soyeurt, H., Szydlowski, M., & Gengler, N. (2011). New method to combine molecular and pedigree relationships. Journal of Animal Science, 89, 972-978. doi:10.2527/jas.2010-3135

Buske, B., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2011). Short communication: Influence of the muscle hypertrophy mutation of the myostatin gene on milk production traits and milk fatty acid composition in dual-purpose Belgian Blue dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 94, 3687-3682. doi:10.3168/jds.2010-4057

Gengler, N., Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., Buske, B., Vanderick, S., & Colinet, F. (2011). Is there value in maintaining small populations ? Example of the Dual-Purpose Belgian Blue breed. Journal of Dairy Science, 94 (E-suppl.1), 664.

Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., Colinet, F., Arnould, V., Berry, D., Wall, E., Gengler, N., Dardenne, P., & McParland, S. (2011). Mid-infrared predictions of lactoferrin content in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 94 (E-suppl.1), 714.

Glorieux, G., Beguin, E., Desert Gouwy, H., Delahaye, B., Piedanna, F., Regaldo, D., Gengler, N., Colinet, F., Masurel, A., & Bertozzi, C. (2010). Les élevages Bleue Mixte et leur rentabilité au travers du projet franco-belge BlueSel. In 17ièmes Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 8 et 9 Décembre 2010 (pp. 417-420).

Gillon, A., Abras, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (November 2010). Adding value to test-day data by using modified best prediction method. ICAR Technical Series, 14, 171-178.

Arnould, V., Hammami, H., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (18 August 2010). Short communication: Genetic variation of saturated fatty acids in Holsteins in the Walloon region of Belgium. Journal of Dairy Science, 93, 4391-4397. doi:10.3168/jds.2010-3049

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (06 August 2010). Genetic correlations among body condition score, yield and fertility in multiparous cows using random regression models [Paper presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Leipzig, Germany.

Gillon, A., Bastin, C., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (06 August 2010). Genetic parameters of mastitis-correlated milk components in first parity dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Leipzig, Germany.

Tijani, A., Rgayai, B., Hammami, H., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (02 August 2010). Estimation of Genetic Parameters for Test Day Milk Yields of Moroccan Holstein Cows Using Random Regression Test Day Model [Poster presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), Leipzig, Germany.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Massart, X., Bertozzi, C., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2010). Genetic correlations among body condition score, yield and fertility in multiparous cows using random regression models. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Giessen, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.

Bömcke, E., Windig, J. J., & Gengler, N. (2010). New Method to Combine Pedigree and Molecular Relationships applied to Brandrood Cattle. In 9th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production: Leipzig, Germany.

Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (August 2010). Longitudinal effects of muscular hypertrophy allele on milk production traits during the lactation using a novel equivalent model when molecular information is limited [Paper presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (2010). Longitudinal effects of muscular hypertrophy allele on milk production traits during the lactation using a novel equivalent model when molecular information is limited. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (pp. 358). Geiben, Germany: Gesellschaft für Tierzuchtwissenschaften.

Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2010). Interest, recording and possible use of new phenotypes from fine milk composition. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Gießen, Germany: Gesellschaft für Tierzuchtwissenschaften e. V.

Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (August 2010). Interest, recording and possible use of new phenotypes from fine milk composition [Paper presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

Gillon, A., Bastin, C., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2010). Genetic parameters of mastitis-correlated milk components in first parity dairy cows. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Giessen, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.

Tijani, A., Rgayai, B., Hammami, H., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (2010). Estimation of Genetic Parameters for Test Day Milk Yields of Moroccan Holstein Cows Using Random Regression Test Day Model. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Giessen, Germany: German Society for Animal Science.

Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (August 2010). Female fertility expression in Walloon dairy cattle [Poster presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

Faux, P., & Gengler, N. (12 July 2010). A simulation approach for analyzing genomic data using a package of specific FORTRAN90 functions [Paper presentation]. American Dairy Societies Association (ADSA) Annual Meeting, Denver, United States - Colorado.

Faux, P., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (12 July 2010). Working on a Method to Compute Inverse of Genomic Relationship Matrix from Sparse Matrices [Paper presentation]. ADSA-PSA-AMPA-CSAS-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting 2010, Denver, United States - Colorado.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (July 2010). Heterogeneity of residuals variances of milk fatty acids in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 88 (E-Suppl. 2), 744.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (July 2010). Heterogeneity of residuals variances of milk fatty acids in dairy cattle [Paper presentation]. ADSA, Denver, United States.

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., & Bastin, C. (July 2010). Sequential Evaluation of Longitudinal Conformation Data in Dairy Cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 88/93/89 (E-Suppl. 2/ E-Suppl. 1/ E-Suppl. 1), 799.

Soyeurt, H., Arnould, V., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (July 2010). Feasibility of a genetic evaluation for milk fatty acids in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 88/93/89 (E-Suppl. 2/ E-Suppl. 1/ E-Suppl. 1), 744.

Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Donagh, B., Wall, E., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., & Dardenne, P. (July 2010). Improvements and validation of mid-infrared predictions of milk fatty acid [Paper presentation]. 2010 ADSA-PSA-AMPA-CSAS-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, United States - Colorado.

Gillon, A., Abras, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (04 June 2010). Adding value to test-day data by using modified best prediction method [Paper presentation]. 37th ICAR Session, Riga, Latvia.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Massart, X., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (02 June 2010). Genetic evaluation for body condition score in the Walloon Region of Belgium [Paper presentation]. 2010 Interbull Meeting, Riga, Latvia.

Colinet, F., Soyeurt, H., Anceau, C., Vanlierde, A., Keyen, N., Dardenne, P., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (June 2010). Potential estimation of titratable acidity in cow milk using mid-infrared spectrometry [Paper presentation]. ICAR 37th Annual Meeting, Riga, Latvia.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (2010). Evaluation génétique des verrats Piétrain en croisement en Wallonie.

Gengler, N. (2010). Valoriser le contrôle des performances dans la gestion des bovins laitiers [Paper presentation]. Carrefour des Productions Animales.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Massart, X., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2010). Genetic evaluation for body condition score in the Walloon region of Belgium. Interbull Bulletin, 42, 85-90.

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., Sewalem, A., & Miglior, F. (2010). Using body condition score to select for better reproductive performance. Semex Alliance - Balance newsletter, 22 (Fall 2010), p. 12-13.

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., Sewalem, A., & Miglior, F. (2010). Short communication: Genetic relationship between calving traits and body condition score before and after calving in Canadian Ayrshire second-parity cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 93 (9), 4398-403. doi:10.3168/jds.2010-3099

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., Sewalem, A., & Miglior, F. (2010). Genetic relationships between body condition score and reproduction traits in Canadian Holstein and Ayrshire first-parity cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 93 (5), 2215-28. doi:10.3168/jds.2009-2720

Buske, B., & Gengler, N. (2010). Different estimations of heritabilities in dependence of major gene effects (Brief Report). Archiv für Tierzucht, 53 (6), 732-734.

Buske, B., Szydlowski, M., & Gengler, N. (2010). A robust method for simultaneous estimation of single gene and polygenic effects in dairy cows using externally estimated breeding values as prior information. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 127 (4), 272-279. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2010.00854.x

Colinet, F., Soyeurt, H., Anceau, C., Vanlierde, A., Keyen, N., Dardenne, P., Gengler, N., & Sindic, M. (2010). Potential estimation of titratable acidity in cow milk using mid-infrared spectrometry. ICAR Technical Series, 14, 239-243.

Cromie, A. R., Berry, D. P., Wickham, B., Kearney, J. F., Pena, J., van Kaam, J., Gengler, N., Szyda, J., Schnyder, U., Coffey, M., Moster, B., Hagiya, K., Weller, J. I., Abernethy, D., & Spelman, R. (2010). International genomic co-operation; Who, what, when, where, why and how? Interbull Bulletin, 42, 72-78.

Dufrasne, M., Hammami, H., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (2010). Development of a new genetic evaluation model for carcass quality based on crossbred performances of Piétrain boars in the Walloon Region of Belgium [Paper presentation]. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

Dufrasne, M., Hammami, H., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (2010). Development of a new genetic evaluation model for carcass quality based on crossbred performances of Piétrain boars in the Walloon Region of Belgium. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production.

Dufrasne, M., Jaspart, V., Wavreille, J., & Gengler, N. (2010). Nouveau système d'évaluation génétique des verrats Piétrain en croisement en Wallonie.

Gandini, G., Avon, L., Bohte-Wilhelmus, D., Bay, E., Colinet, F., Choroszy, Z., Diaz, C., Duclos, D., Fernandez, J., Gengler, N., Hoving-Bolink, R., Kearney, F., Lilja, T., Mäki-Tanila, A., Martin-Collado, D., Maurice-van Eijndhoven, M., Musella, M., Pizzi, F., Soini, K., ... Hiemstra, S. J. (2010). Motives and values in farming local cattle breeds in Europe: a survey on 15 breeds. Animal Genetic Resources, 47, 45-58. doi:10.1017/S2078633610000901

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., Arnould, V., & Soyeurt, H. (2010). Genetic evaluation for milk fat composition in the Walloon Region of Belgium. Interbull Bulletin, 42, 81-84.

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., Arnould, V., & Soyeurt, H. (2010). Genetic Evaluation for Milk Fat Composition in the Walloon Region of Belgium [Paper presentation]. Interbull Meeting, Riga, Latvia.

Soyeurt, H., McParland, S., Berry, D., Wall, E., Gengler, N., Dehareng, F., & Dardenne, P. (2010). Improvement and validation of milk fatty acid predictions using mid-infrared spectrometry. In Proceedings of the Bristish Society of Animal Science and the Agricultural Research Forum (pp. 13). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Soyeurt, H., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (2010). Genetic variability of milk components based on mid-infrared spectral data. Journal of Dairy Science, 93 (4), 1722-1728. doi:10.3168/jds.2009-2614

Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2010). Female fertility expression in Walloon dairy cattle. In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August, 2010.

Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (2009). Estimation des effets du gène culard sur les caractères de production laitière au sein du rameau Blanc Bleu Belge de type mixte. In 16ièmes Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 2 et 3 Décembre 2009 (pp. 299).

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., & Miglior, F. (27 August 2009). Estimates of genetic parameters among body condition score and calving traits in first parity Canadian Ayrshire cows [Paper presentation]. 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Barcelona, Spain.

Massart, X., Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (27 August 2009). Associations among BCS, milk production and days-open in Walloon primiparous dairy cows [Paper presentation]. 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Barcelona, Spain.

Colinet, F., & Gengler, N. (August 2009). Genetic evaluation considering phenotypic data and limited molecular information using a novel equivalent model: Case study using effect of the mh locus on milk production in the dual-purpose Belgian Blue breed [Paper presentation]. 60th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Barcelona, Spain.

Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (August 2009). Expressing female fertility in the Walloon region of Belgium: how to do? [Paper presentation]. The 2009 Interbull Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (July 2009). Genetic variability of test-day stearoyl coenzyme-A desaturase 9 activity [Paper presentation]. ADSA, Montreal, Canada.

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., & Miglior, F. (July 2009). Estimates of genetic parameters among body condition score and fertility traits in first-parity Canadian cows [Paper presentation]. 2009 ADSA – CSAS – ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, Montréal, Canada.

Gengler, N., & Colinet, F. (July 2009). Equivalent mixed model for joint genetic evaluation considering molecular and phenotypic information [Paper presentation]. ADSA - CSAS - ASAS Joint Annual Meeting 2009, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Soyeurt, H., Bruwier, D., Romnee, J.-M., Gengler, N., Bertozzi, C., Veselko, D., & Dardenne, P. (01 June 2009). Potential estimation of major mineral contents in cow milk using mid-infrared spectrometry. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (6), 2444-2454. doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1734

Vanderick, S., Harris, B., Pryce, J., & Gengler, N. (March 2009). Estimation of test-day model (co)variance components across breeds using New Zealand dairy cattle data. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (3), 1240-1252. doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0794

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (11 February 2009). Le BCS, une méthode simple à la source de conseils variés : ration, repro et santé [Poster presentation]. 14ième Carrefour des Productions animales: Les filières bovines dans la tourmente, Produire plus et mieux avec moins, Gembloux, Belgium.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (2009). Genetic variability of test-day stearoyl coenzyme-A desaturase 9 activity. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (E-suppl.1), 353-354.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Gengler, N., Colinet, F., Georges, M., Bertozzi, C., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (2009). Genetic analysis of lactoferrin content in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (5), 2151-2158. doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1255

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Gillon, A., Miglior, F., Soyeurt, H., Hammami, H., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2009). Modeling milk urea of Walloon dairy cows in management perspectives. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (7), 3529-40. doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1904

Bastin, C., Loker, S., Gengler, N., & Miglior, F. (2009). Estimates of genetic parameters among body condition score and fertility traits in first-parity Canadian cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 - E-Suppl 1, 354.

Bömcke, E., & Gengler, N. (2009). Combining microsatellite and pedigree data to estimate relationships among Skyros ponies. Journal of Applied Genetics, 50 (2), 133-43. doi:10.1007/BF03195664

Buske, B., & Gengler, N. (2009). Genomische Selektion: ein Meilenstein auch in der Schweinezucht? Schweinezucht aktuell, 35, p. 28-29.

Colinet, F., Vanderick, S., Charloteaux, B., Eggen, A., Gengler, N., Renaville, B., Brasseur, R., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (2009). Genomic location of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor (Ghsr) gene and investigation of genetic polymorphism. Animal Biotechnology, 20 (1), 28-33. doi:10.1080/10495390802602926

Gengler, N. (2009). Developing Advanced Management and Selection Tools for Dairy Cattle. Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 66 (1-2), 136-138. doi:10.15835/buasvmcn-asb:66:1-2:3339

Gengler, N., & Colinet, F. (2009). Equivalent mixed model for joint genetic evaluation considering molecular and phenotypic information. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (E-suppl.1), 315.

Hammami, H., Rekik, B., & Gengler, N. (2009). Genotype by environment interaction in dairy cattle. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 13 (1), 155-164.

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2009). Le BCS, une méthode simple à la source de conseils variés : ration, repro et santé. In 14ième Carrefour des Productions animales: Les filières bovines dans la tourmente, Produire plus et mieux avec moins: Gembloux, le 11 février 2009.

Rustin, M., Janssens, S., Buys, N., & Gengler, N. (2009). Multi-trait animal model estimation of genetic parameters for linear type and gait traits in the Belgian warmblood horse. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 126 (5), 378-386. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2008.00798.x

Vanderick, S., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (2009). Expressing female fertility in the Walloon region of Belgium: how to do? Interbull Bulletin, 40, 10-16.

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Glorieux, G., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2008). Développement d’un outil de prédiction de la probabilité de réussite à l’insémination chez la vache laitière à partir des données du Contrôle Laitier. In 15ème Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 3 et 4 décembre 2008 (pp. 373).

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Glorieux, G., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (December 2008). Développement d’un outil de prédiction de la probabilité de réussite à l’insémination chez la vache laitière à partir des données du Contrôle Laitier [Poster presentation]. 15ème Rencontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, France.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Dehareng, F., Bastin, C., & Gengler, N. (01 September 2008). Genetic parameters of saturated and monounsaturated fatty acid content and the ratio of saturated to unsaturated fatty acids in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 91 (9), 3611-26. doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0971

Soyeurt, H., Bastin, C., Dardenne, P., Dehareng, F., & Gengler, N. (07 July 2008). Genetic parameters of saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids estimated by test-day model in Walloon dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 86/91 (E-Suppl. 2/ E-Suppl. 1), 542.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (July 2008). Genetic parameters of stearoyl coenzyme-A desaturase 9 activity estimated by test-day model. Journal of Dairy Science, 91 (E-Suppl. 2), 542.

Arnould, V., Gengler, N., & Soyeurt, H. (July 2008). Genetic parameters of stearoyl coenzyme-A desaturase 9 activity estimated by test-day model [Paper presentation]. ADSA, Indianapolis, United States.

Gengler, N., & VanRaden, P. M. (July 2008). Strategies to incorporate genomic prediction into population-wide genetic evaluations. Journal of Dairy Science, 91, 506.

Soyeurt, H., Arnould, V., Bruwier, D., Dardenne, P., Romnee, J.-M., & Gengler, N. (July 2008). Relationship between lactoferrin, minerals, and somatic cells in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 86/91 (E-Suppl. 2/ E-Suppl. 1), 542-543.

VanRaden, P. M., Tooker, M. E., & Gengler, N. (July 2008). Effects of allele frequency estimation on genomic predictions and inbreeding coefficients. Journal of Dairy Science, 91, 506.

Soyeurt, H., Bruwier, D., Gengler, N., Romnee, J.-M., & Dardenne, P. (16 June 2008). Potential Estimation of Minerals Content in Cow Milk Using Mid-Infrared Spectrometry. ICAR Technical Series, 13.

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (June 2008). Alternative modelling of body condition score from Walloon Holstein cows to develop management tools [Paper presentation]. ICAR 36th Session, Niagara Falls, United States - New York.

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (02 April 2008). Predicting bovine milk urea concentration for future test-day records in a management perspective [Paper presentation]. British Society of Animal Science, Scarborough, United Kingdom.

Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (01 March 2008). Genetic variability of fatty acids in bovine milk. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 12 (2), 203-210.

Arnould, V., Soyeurt, H., Colinet, F., Georges, M., Gengler, N., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (23 January 2008). Etude d’association entre les polymorphismes au sein du gène bovin de la lactoferrine et les caractères de production laitière [Poster presentation]. 13ième Carrefour des Productions Animales: L'Elevage des ruminants en question: vérités et contre-vérités, Gembloux, Belgium.

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Glorieux, G., Gengler, N., & Bertozzi, C. (23 January 2008). OptiVal: Vers de nouveaux outils de gestion pour les éleveurs laitiers wallons, Prédire la réussite à l’insémination [Poster presentation]. 13ième Carrefour des Productions animales: L'Elevage des ruminants en question: vérités et contre-vérités, Gembloux, Belgium.

Soyeurt, H., Bruwier, D., Dardenne, P., Romnee, J.-M., & Gengler, N. (2008). Dosage des sels minéraux du lait par la spectrométrie du moyen-infrarouge. Outil pratique à destination des chercheurs, éleveurs et industriels laitiers. In 13ième Carrefour des Productions animales: L'élevage des ruminants en question: vérités et contre-vérités (pp. 136).

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2008). Predicting bovine milk urea concentration for future test-day records in a management perspective. In Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science (pp. 152). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2008). Alternative modelling of body condition score from Walloon Holstein cows to develop management tools. In Proceedings ICAR 36th Session (pp. 149-152).

Gengler, N., Abras, S., Verkenne, C., Vanderick, S., Szydlowski, M., & Renaville, R. (2008). Accuracy of prediction of gene content in large animal populations and its use for candidate gene detection and genetic evaluation. Journal of Dairy Science, 91 (4), 1652-1659. doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0231

Gengler, N., & Vanderick, S. (2008). Bayesian inclusion of external evaluations into a national evaluation system: application to milk production traits. Interbull Bulletin, 38, 70-74.

Hammami, H., Rekik, B., Soyeurt, H., Ben Gara, A., & Gengler, N. (2008). Genetic parameters for Tunisian Holsteins using a test-day random regression model. Journal of Dairy Science, 91 (5), 2118-26. doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0382

Laloux, L., Bastin, C., Glorieux, G., Gengler, N., & Bertozzi, C. (2008). OptiVal: Vers de nouveaux outils de gestion pour les éleveurs laitiers wallons, Prédire la réussite à l’insémination. In 13ième Carrefour des Productions animales: L'Elevage des ruminants en question: vérités et contre-vérités: Gembloux, le 23 janvier 2008.

Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Arnould, V., Colinet, F., Bertozzi, C., Bastin, C., Bruwier, D., Romnee, J.-M., & Gengler, N. (2008). Variabilité génétique des composés 'Santé' du lait prédits par la spectrométrie du moyen-infrarouge. In 13ième Carrefour des Productions Animales: L'Elevage des ruminants en question: vérités et contre-vérités.

Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., Veselko, D., Gengler, N., & Dardenne, P. (2007). Determination du profil en acides gras du lait par spectroscopie moyen infrarouge. In 14 emes Recontres autour des recherches sur les ruminants, Paris, les 5et 6 Decembre 2007 (pp. 103).

Gillon, A., Rondia, P., Gengler, N., & Bartiaux-Thill, N. (2007). Etude comparative des performances de production laitiere de brebis de race Mouton Laitier Belge avec celles de brebis de race Lacaune. In 14ièmes Recontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 5 et 6 Décembre 2007 (pp. 139).

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (25 August 2007). First results of body condition score modeling for Walloon Holstein cows [Paper presentation]. 2007 Interbull Meeting, Dublin, Ireland.

Soyeurt, H., Colinet, F., Arnould, V., Dardenne, P., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (August 2007). Variation of lactoferrin content predicted by mid-infrared spectrometry (MIR) [Poster presentation]. 58th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Dublin, Ireland.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., Laloux, L., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (July 2007). First steps to model milk urea in a management perspective [Paper presentation]. ADSA - PSA - AMPA -ASAS 2007 Joint Annual Meeting, San Antonio, United States - Texas.

Dardenne, P., Dehareng, F., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (July 2007). Prediction of fatty acid contents by mid-infrared spectrometry. Journal of Dairy Science, 85/90/86 (Suppl. 1), 274-274.

Gengler, N., Abras, S., Szydlowski, M., & Renaville, R. (July 2007). Detection and use of single gene effects in large animal populations. Journal of Dairy Science, 85/90/86 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 376.

Szydlowski, M., & Gengler, N. (July 2007). Sampling genotype configurations in large complex pedigree. Journal of Dairy Science, 85/90/86 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 668.

Soyeurt, H., Colinet, F., Arnould, V., Dardenne, P., Bertozzi, C., Renaville, R., Portetelle, D., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (18 February 2007). Genetic variability of lactoferrin content predicted by MIR Spectrometry [Paper presentation]. Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, United States - California.

Bastin, C., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., Michaux, C., & Gengler, N. (2007). Produire de la viande et du lait avec la Blanc-Bleu Belge de type mixte. In 12ième Carrefour des Productions animales: Le marché de la viande bovine, enjeux et perspectives: Gembloux, le 24 janvier 2007.

Bastin, C., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., Michaux, C., & Gengler, N. (24 January 2007). Produire de la viande et du lait avec la Blanc-Bleu Belge de type mixte [Poster presentation]. 12ième Carrefour des Productions animales: Le marché de la viande bovine, enjeux et perspectives, Gembloux, Belgium.

Bastin, C., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (2007). First steps to model milk urea in a management perspective. Journal of Dairy Science, 90 - Suppl 1, 193-194.

Bastin, C., Laloux, L., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2007). First results of body condition score modeling for Walloon Holstein cows. Interbull Bulletin, 37, 170-174.

Croquet, C., Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., Hammami, H., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2007). Linear and curvilinear effects of inbreeding on production traits for walloon Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 90 (1), 465-471. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(07)72648-6

Gengler, N., Mayeres, P., & Szydlowski, M. (2007). A simple method to approximate gene content in large pedigree populations: application to the myostatin gene in dual-purpose Belgian Blue cattle. Animal, 1 (1), 21-28. doi:10.1017/S1751731107392628

Gengler, N., & Verkenne, C. (2007). Bayesian approach to integrate molecular data into genetic evaluations. Interbull Bulletin, 37, 37-41.

Mayeres, P., Verkenne, C., Michaux, C., Szydlowski, M., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2007). Genetic evaluation for birth traits in dual-purpose Belgian Blue using a mixed inheritance model.

Soyeurt, H., Colinet, F., Arnould, V., Dardenne, P., Bertozzi, C., Renaville, R., Portetelle, D., & Gengler, N. (2007). Genetic variability of lactoferrin content estimated by mid-infrared spectrometry in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 90 (9), 4443-4450. doi:10.3168/jds.2006-827

Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2007). Genetic Parameters of Butter Hardness Estimated by Test-Day Model. Interbull Bulletin, 37, 49-53.

Soyeurt, H., Gillon, A., Vanderick, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2007). Estimation of heritability and genetic correlations for the major fatty acids in bovine milk. Journal of Dairy Science, 90 (9), 4435-4442. doi:10.3168/jds.2007-0054

Soyeurt, H., Gillon, A., Vanderick, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (2007). Genetic parameters of the major fatty acid (FA) contents in cow milk [Poster presentation]. 58th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Dublin, Ireland.

Soyeurt, H., Tsuruta, S., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (2007). Prinicpal components approach for estimating heritability of mid-infrared (MIR) spectrum in bovine milk. In Book of Abstracts of the 58th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (pp. 81). Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Wiggans, G. R., Thornton, L. L. M., Neitzel, R. R., & Gengler, N. (2007). Short communication: Genetic evaluation of milking speed for brown Swiss dairy cattle in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science, 90 (2), 1021-1023. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(07)71587-4

Colinet, F., Eggen, A., Gengler, N., Arnould, V., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (December 2006). Mapping of the bovine growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHS-R) and polymorphism study in cattle [Poster presentation]. Young Scientists Day - 194th Meeting of the Belgian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and The International Francqui Chair 2005/2006, Gembloux, Belgium.

Félix, A., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (September 2006). Intégration de la longévité et redéfinition des objectifs de sélection. Wallonie Elevages, 9, p. 39-43.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Dehareng, F., Lognay, G., Veselko, D., Marlier, M., Bertozzi, C., Mayeres, P., & Gengler, N. (01 September 2006). Estimating fatty acid content in cow milk using mid-infrared spectrometry. Journal of Dairy Science, 89 (9), 3690-3695. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72409-2

Colinet, F., Eggen, A., Gengler, N., Halleux, C., Arnould, V., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (2006). Mapping and polymorphism of bovine ghreline gene. In Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Animal Genetics ISAG 2006 - Biodiversity, the future pass through preservation. Belo Horizonté, MG, Brazil: CBRA.

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Soyeurt, H., & Mayeres, P. (2006). A useful new type of random regressions based on biological differences among repeated records, application to longevity. In Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006 (pp. 25-08).

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Mayeres, P., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (August 2006). Within and across breeds differences in fatty acids profiles of milk and milk fat in dairy cows [Poster presentation]. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Belo horizonte, Brazil.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Lognay, G., Bertozzi, C., Mayeres, P., & Gengler, N. (June 2006). Potential estimation of fatty acid content in cow milk by mid-infrared spectrometry [Paper presentation]. 35th ICAR session, Kuopio, Finland.

Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Soyeurt, H., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (June 2006). Integration of longevity into the Walloon genetic evaluation system [Paper presentation]. The 2006 Interbull Meeting, Kuopio, Finland.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Lognay, G., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (03 April 2006). Estimation of fatty acid profile in cow milk by mid-infrared spectrometry [Poster presentation]. European seminar on infrared spectroscopy (ESIS), Lyon, France.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Lognay, G., Veselko, D., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Dehareng, F., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Différences intra- et inter-races du profil en acides gras du lait. In 11ème Carrefour des Productions Animales.

Croquet, C., Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2006). Inbreeding depression for global and partial economic indexes, production, type, and functional traits. Journal of Dairy Science, 89 (6), 2257-2267. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72297-4

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., & Soyeurt, H. (2006). Use of Interbull traits as indicators for only locally evaluated traits as milk quality traits. Interbull Bulletin, 35, 190-194.

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., Thornton, L. L. M., Wright, J. R., & Druet, T. (2006). Accounting for heterogeneous variances in multitrait evaluation of Jersey type traits. Journal of Dairy Science, 89 (8), 3143-3151. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72588-7

Hammami, H., Croquet, C., Soyeurt, H., Vanderick, S., Khlij, S., Stoll, J., & Gengler, N. (2006). Investigation on genotype by environment interaction for milk yield of Holstein cows in Luxembourg and Tunisia. Interbull Bulletin, 35, 87-91.

Mayeres, P., Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Soyeurt, H., Hammami, H., & Gengler, N. (2006). Genetic evaluation of female fertility for Walloon dairy and dual purpose cows using a parity random regression model: first results. Interbull Bulletin, 34, 42-46.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Within and across breed differences in fatty acids profiles of milk and milk fat. In Proceedings of the Bristish Society of Animal Science (pp. 94).

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Gillon, A., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Variation in fatty acid contents of milk and milk fat within and across breeds. Journal of Dairy Science, 89 (12), 4858-4865. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72534-6

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Gillon, A., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Mayeres, P., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Qualité nutritionnelle du lait - Etude de la variabilité intra- et inter-races du profil en acides gras du lait. I.D.G. Bulletin, (2), 8-10.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Lognay, G., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Estimation of fatty acid profile in cow milk by mid-infrared spectrometry. In European seminar on infrared spectroscopy (université de Lyon, pp. 37).

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Lognay, G., Bertozzi, C., Mayeres, P., & Gengler, N. (2006). Potential Estimation of Fatty Acid Content in Cow Milk by Mid-Infrared Spectrometry. In Prooceedings of the 35th ICAR session.

Soyeurt, H., Dardenne, P., Mayeres, P., Croquet, C., Vanderick, S., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2006). Within and across breeds differences in fatty acids profiles of milk and milk fat in dairy cows. In Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (pp. 01-59).

Soyeurt, H., Dehareng, F., Dardenne, P., Veselko, D., Lognay, G., Bertozzi, C., Mayeres, P., Baeten, V., & Gengler, N. (2006). Potential of mid-infrared spectrometry for prediction of fatty acid contents in cow milk [Poster presentation]. 4th Euro Lipids Congress: 'Oils, Fats and Lipids for a Healthier Future', Madrid, Spain.

Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Mayeres, P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2006). Correlations of longevity evaluation with type traits in Walloon Region [Poster presentation]. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais,, Brazil.

Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Mayeres, P., Soyeurt, H., & Gengler, N. (2006). Correlations of longevity evaluation with type traits in Walloon Region. In Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006 (pp. 01-84).

Vanderick, S., Croquet, C., Soyeurt, H., Hammami, H., Mayeres, P., & Gengler, N. (2006). Integration of longevity into the Walloon genetic evaluation system. Interbull Bulletin, 35, 22-26.

Wiggans, G. R., Thornton, L. L. M., Neitzel, R. R., & Gengler, N. (2006). Genetic parameters and evaluation of rear legs (rear view) for Brown Swiss and Guernseys. Journal of Dairy Science, 89 (12), 4895-4900. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(06)72538-3

Abras, S., Gillon, A., Bertozzi, C., & Gengler, N. (2005). ValLait - Perspective d’évolution du contrôle laitier en Wallonie (Belgique). In 12ièmes Recontres Recherches Ruminants, Paris, les 7 et 8 Décembre 2005.

Gengler, N., & Croquet, C. (July 2005). Standard errors of solutions in large scale mixed models, application to linear and curvilinear effects of inbreeding on production traits. Journal of Dairy Science, 88/ 88 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 74.

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., Thornton, L., Wright, J., & Druet, T. (July 2005). Accounting for heterogeneous variances in multi-trait evaluation of Jersey type traits. Journal of Dairy Science, 83/88 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 11.

Renaville, R., Georges, M., Smal, C., Gengler, N., Parmentier, I., & Portetelle, D. (2005). Contribution de la biologie moléculaire au progrès de l'élevage. In 10ème Carrefour des Productions animales: L’élevage : hier, aujourd’hui, demain quelles attentes pour quels enjeux ?

Wavreille, J., Rondia, P., Decruyenaere, V., Jamar, D., Stilmant, D., Gengler, N., Mayeres, P., Beckers, Y., Sindic, M., & Bartiaux-Thill, N. (2005). La diversification en productions animales. In CRA-W & FUSAGx (Eds.), 10ème Carrefour des Productions animales : L’élevage : hier, aujourd’hui, demain quelles attentes pour quels enjeux ? (pp. 53-57).

Croquet, C., Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2005). Inbreeding depression for global and partial economic indexes, production, type and functional traits in the Walloon Region of Belgium. Interbull Bulletin, 33, 88-92.

Félix, A., Vanderick, S., & Gengler, N. (2005). Evaluations génétiques laitières: changement de base. Wallonie Elevages, 6, p. 35-38.

Gengler, N., Vanderick, S., Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., & Croquet, C. (2005). Genetic evaluation of cow survival using a lactation random regression model. Interbull Bulletin, 33, 176-180.

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G., & Gillon, A. (2005). Adjustment for heterogeneous covariance due to herd milk yield by transformation of test-day random regressions. Journal of Dairy Science, 88, 2981-2990. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(05)72978-7

Renaville, R., Parmentier, I., Falaki, M., Gengler, N., Cravador, A., & Portetelle, D. (2005). Contribution de la biologie moléculaire à la sélection animale: les marqueurs génétiques. In Manuel de zootechnie comparée Nord-Sud (Edition 2005 Paris, pp. 353-367). INRA - Institut de l'Elevage.

Vanderick, S., Harris, B., Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., Croquet, C., & Gengler, N. (2005). Estimation of (co)variance components across breeds by a test-day model adapted to New Zealand dairy cattle. In Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Gengler, N., Mayeres, P., Baudouin, J., Abras, S., Felix, A., & Michaux, C. (2004). Combined use of quantitative and molecular data in genetic evaluations for milk production of dual-purpose Belgian Blue Cows. Interbull Bulletin, 32, 165-169.

Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (2004). Integrated adjustment for variance heterogeneity of test-day yield with a structural variance model in the Walloon genetic evaluation. Interbull Bulletin, 32, 137-141.

Mayeres, P., Stoll, J., Bormann, J., Reents, R., & Gengler, N. (2004). Prediction of daily milk, fat, and protein production by a random regression test-day model. Journal of Dairy Science, 87 (6), 1925-1933. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(04)73351-2

Wiggans, G. R., Gengler, N., & Wright, J. R. (2004). Type trait (co)variance components for five dairy breeds. Journal of Dairy Science, 87 (7), 2324-2330. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(04)70054-5

Bormann, J., Wiggans, G. R., Druet, T., & Gengler, N. (2003). Within-herd effects of age at test day and lactation stage on test-day yields. Journal of Dairy Science, 86 (11), 3765-3774. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(03)73983-6

Coopman, F., de Smet, S., Gengler, N., Haegeman, A., Jacobs, K., van Poucke, M., Laevens, H., van Zeveren, A., & Groen, A. F. (2003). Estimating internal pelvic sizes using external body measurements in the double-muscled Belgian Blue beef breed. Animal Science, 76 (Part 2), 229-235. doi:10.1017/s1357729800053480

Gengler, N., & Mayeres, P. (January 2003). Use of a weighted random regression test-day model to better relate observed somatic cell score to mastitis infection likelihood. Interbull Bulletin, 31, 92-96.

Mayeres, P., Gillon, A., & Gengler, N. (2003). Integrated detection and correction of outliers in a random regression test-day model. Interbull Bulletin, 31, 3-7.

Gengler, N., & Mayeres, P. (2002). Analysis of longitudinal data for selection and management. In Book of Abstracts of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production.

Druet, T., Solkner, J., Misztal, I., & Gengler, N. (2002). On the value of incorporating dominance effects in genetic evaluation of dairy cattle. In Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction, Session 1 (pp. 1-4).

Auvray, B., & Gengler, N. (2002). Feasibility of a Walloon test-day model and study of its potential as tool for selection and management. Interbull Bulletin, 29, 123-127.

Gengler, N., & Wiggans, G. R. (2002). Adjustment for heterogeneous genetic and non-genetic (co) variance structures in test-day models using a transformation on random regression effect regressors. Interbull Bulletin, 29, 79-83.

Mayeres, P., Stoll, J., Reents, R., & Gengler, N. (2002). Alternative modeling of fixed effects in test day models to increase their usefulness for management decisions. Interbull Bulletin, 29, 128-132.

Wiggans, G. R., & Gengler, N. (2002). Genetic selection: Evaluation and methods. In H. Roginski, J. W. Fuquay, ... P. F. Fox (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Dairy Science (pp. 1207-1212). London, United Kingdom: Academic Press.

Auvray, B., Wiggans, G., Miglior, F., & Gengler, N. (24 July 2001). Method to establish average relationships among Holstein bull populations over time. Journal of Dairy Science, 79/84/80 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 215.

Gengler, N., & Wiggans, G. R. (24 July 2001). Variance of effects of lactation stage within herd by herd yield. Journal of Animal Science, 79/84/80 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 216.

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., Wright, J. R., & Druet, T. (24 July 2001). Simultaneous accounting for heterogeneity of (co) variance components in genetic evaluation of type traits. Journal of Dairy Science, 79/84/80 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 247.

Parmentier, I., Gengler, N., Fontaine, S., Auvray, B., Burnside, T., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (July 2001). PIT-1, a candidate gene for mass assisted selection in dairy bulls. Journal of Animal Science, 79/84/80 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 340.

Canavesi, F., Boichard, D., Ducrocq, V., Gengler, N., De Jong, G., & Liu, Z. (2001). Production traits European joint evaluation. Interbull Bulletin, 27, 32-34.

Druet, T., Misztal, I., Duangjinda, M., Reverter, A., & Gengler, N. (2001). Estimation of genetic covariances with Method R. Journal of Animal Science, 79 (3), 605-615. doi:10.2527/2001.793605x

Druet, T., Sölkner, J., Fürst, C., & Gengler, N. (2001). Estimation of additive genetic variance of reproduction traits in Austrian Simmental. Interbull Bulletin, 27, 128-132.

Druet, T., Solkner, J., Groen, A. F., & Gengler, N. (2001). Additive and dominance genetic variance of fertility by method R and preconditioned conjugate gradient. Journal of Dairy Science, 84 (4), 987.e1-987.e16. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74557-2

Gengler, N., & Druet, T. (2001). Impact of biotechnology on animal breeding and genetic progress. In R. Renaville & A. Burny (Eds.), Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry.

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., & Philpot, J. C. (2001). Indirect Estimation of (Co)Variance Functions for Test-Day Yields During First and Second Lactations in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science, 84 (2), 542.e1-542.e29.

Gengler, N., & Wiggans, G. R. (2001). Heterogeneity in (co) variance structures of test-day yields. Interbull Bulletin, 27, 179-183.

Bormann, J., Wiggans, G. R., Philpot, J. C., Druet, T., & Gengler, N. (24 July 2000). Estimation of variance components for cow and parity effects from test-day yields. Journal of Animal Science, 78/83 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 63.

Parmentier, I., Gengler, N., Laliberte, P., Holtmann, W., Bertozzi, C., Haezebroeck, V., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (24 July 2000). Mutation in exon 5 of bovine prolactin gene is not associated with milk traits in Holstein bulls. Journal of Animal Science, 78/83 (Suppl. 1/ Suppl. 1), 78.

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., & Wiggans, G. R. (February 2000). Use of sequential estimation of regressions and effects on regressions to solve large multitrait test-day models. Journal of Dairy Science, 83 (2), 369.e1-369.e18. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(00)74889-2

Gengler, N., Dusseldorf, T., Wiggans, G. R., Wright, J. R., & Druet, T. (2000). Multitrait genetic evaluation of Jersey type with integrated accounting for heterogeneous (co) variances. Interbull Bulletin, 25.

Gengler, N., Dusseldorf, T., Wiggans, G. R., Wright, J. R., & Druet, T. (2000). Joint estimation of variances and effects in the US Jersey type evaluation system. Interbull Bulletin, 34, 34-40.

Druet, T., Solkner, J., & Gengler, N. (September 1999). Use of multitrait evaluation procedures to improve reliability of early prediction of survival. Journal of Dairy Science, 82 (9), 2054.e1-2054.e16. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(99)75444-5

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., & Misztal, I. (August 1999). Estimation of (co)variance function coefficients for test day yield with a expectation-maximization restricted maximum likelihood algorithm. Journal of Dairy Science, 82 (8), 1849.e1-1849.e23. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(99)75417-2

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., & Wright, J. R. (June 1999). Animal model genetic evaluation of type traits for five dairy cattle breeds. Journal of Dairy Science, 82 (6), 1350.e1-1350.e22. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(99)75359-2

Koenen, E., Groen, A., & Gengler, N. (February 1999). Phenotypic variation in live weight and live-weight changes of lactating Holstein-Friesian cows. Animal Science, 68 (1), 109-114. doi:10.1017/S135772980005013X

Coopman, F., Krafft, A., & Gengler, N. (1999). Definition of a modern breeding goal in Belgian Blue cattle. Interbull Bulletin, 23, 47.

Druet, T., Sölkner, J., Groen, A. F., & Gengler, N. (1999). Improved genetic evaluation of survival using MACE to combine direct and correlated information from yield and functional traits. Interbull Bulletin, 21, 122.

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., & Wiggans, G. R. (1999). Iterative solution of random regression models by sequential estimation of regressions and effects on regressions. Interbull Bulletin, 20, 93.

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., & Philpot, J. C. (1999). Estimation of (co) variance functions of test day yields in first and later lactations of United States Holstein cows. Interbull Bulletin, 22, 69.

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., Van Tassell, C. P., & Philpot, J. C. (January 1999). Estimation of (co)variances of test day yields for first lactation Holsteins in the United States. Journal of Dairy Science, 82 (1), 225.e1-225.e14. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(99)75227-6

Parmentier, I., Portetelle, D., Gengler, N., Prandi, A., Bertozzi, C., Vleurick, L., Gilson, R., & Renaville, R. (1999). Candidate gene markers associated with somatotropic axis and milk selection. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 17 (2-3), 139-148. doi:10.1016/S0739-7240(99)00031-4

Swalve, H. H., & Gengler, N. (1999). Genetics of lactation persistency. British Society of Animal Production Occasional Publication, 24, 75-82.

Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., Van Tassell, C. P., Philpot, J. C., & Gengler, N. (January 1999). Use of (co)variance functions to describe (co)variances for test day yield. Journal of Dairy Science, 82 (1), 226.e1-226.e14. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(99)75228-8

Parmentier, I., Gengler, N., Mortiaux, F., Massart, S., Bertozzi, C., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (December 1998). Pit-1 polymorphisms and milk production parameters in italian-friesian bulls. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2 (special issue), 3.

Gengler, N. (1998). Biotechnologies et selection animale. In 3ème Carrefour des Productions Animales: Les biotechnologies: enjeu de société? (pp. 110-111).

Culbertson, M. S., Misztal, I., Mabry, J. W., Gengler, N., Bertrand, J. K., & Varona, L. (11 January 1998). Estimation and utilization of inbreeding and dominaxce genetic Effects in genetic evaluation of purebred american swine [Paper presentation]. 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, Australia.

Misztal, I., Varona, L., Culbertson, M., Gengler, N., Bertrand, J. K., Mabry, J., Lawlor, T. J., & Van Tassell, C. P. (11 January 1998). Studies on the Value of Incorporating Effect of Dominance in Genetic Evaluations of Dairy Cattle, Beef Cattle, and Swine [Paper presentation]. 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, Australia.

Culbertson, M. S., Mabry, J. W., Misztal, I., Gengler, N., Bertrand, J. K., & Varona, L. (1998). Estimation of dominance variance in purebred Yorkshire swine. Journal of Animal Science, 76 (2), 448-451. doi:10.2527/1998.762448x

Gengler, N., Misztal, I., Bertrand, J. K., & Culbertson, M. S. (1998). Estimation of the dominance variance for postweaning gain in the US Limousin population. Journal of Animal Science, 76 (10), 2515-2520. doi:10.2527/1998.76102515x

Misztal, I., Varona, L., Culbertson, M., Bertrand, J. K., Mabry, J., Lawlor, T. J., Van Tassel, C. P., & Gengler, N. (1998). Studies on the value of incorporating the effect of dominance in genetic evaluations of dairy cattle, beef cattle and swine. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2 (4), 227-233.

Parmentier, I., Renaville, R., Gengler, N., Massart, S., Bertozzi, C., Mortiaux, F., & Burny, A. (1998). Sélection assistée par marqueurs génétiques en spéculation laitière. In 3ème Carrefour des Productions Animales: Les biotechnologies: enjeu de société ? (pp. 119-120).

Gengler, N., VanVleck, L. D., MacNeil, M. D., Misztal, I., & Pariacote, F. A. (November 1997). Influence of dominance relationships on the estimation of dominance variance with sire-dam subclass effects. Journal of Animal Science, 75 (11), 2885-2891. doi:10.2527/1997.75112885x

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., Wright, J. R., Norman, H. D., & Wolfe, C. W. (August 1997). Estimation of (co)variance components for Jersey type traits using a repeatability model. Journal of Dairy Science, 80 (8), 1801-1806. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(97)76114-9

Gengler, N., & Groen, A. F. (June 1997). Potential benefits from multitrait evaluation - an example in selection for mastitis resistance based on somatic cell score and udder conformation. A simulation study. Interbull Bulletin, 15, 106-112.

Falaki, M., Prandi, A., Corradini, C., Sneyers, M., Gengler, N., Massart, S., Fazzini, U., Burny, A., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (February 1997). Relationships of growth hormone gene and milk protein polymorphisms to milk production traits in Simmental cattle. Journal of Dairy Research, 64 (1), 47-56. doi:10.1017/S0022029996001872

Gengler, N., Gadini, C. H., Keown, J. F., Tijani, A., & Van Vleck, L. D. (1997). Utilisation d'un modèle multi-caractère pour l'évaluation génétique des productions laiteières journalières. In Deuxieme carrefour des productions animales: la filiere lait (pp. 6).

Gengler, N., & Misztal, I. (1997). Les effets spécifiques père x grand-père maternal sont-il importants en bovinis laitiers? In Deuxieme carrefour des productions animales: la filiere lait (pp. 5).

Renaville, R., Gengler, N., Prandi, A., Sneyers, M., Parmentier, I., Massart, S., Bertozzi, C., Mortiaux, F., Burny, A., & Portetelle, D. (1997). Polymorphisme au niveau du récepteur de l’hormone de croissance et production laitière. In Deuxieme Carrefour des productions animales: la filiere lait (pp. 3).

Renaville, R., Gengler, N., Prandi, A., Vrech, E., Parmentier, I., Massart, S., Bertozzi, C., Mortiaux, F., Burny, A., & Portetelle, D. (1997). Relations entre le polymorphisme de gène Pit-1 et le potentiel génétique de taureaux Holstein. In Deuxieme Carrefour des productions animales: la filiere lait (pp. 1).

Gengler, N., Tijani, A., Wiggans, G. R., & Philpot, J. C. (1997). Estimation of (Co)Variance Components of Test Day Yields for U.S. Holsteins. Interbull Bulletin, 53, 53-59.

Gengler, N., Wiggans, G. R., Wright, J. R., Norman, H. D., & Wolfe, C. W. (1997). Application of canonical transformation with missing values to multitrait evaluation of Jersey type. Journal of Dairy Science, 80 (10), 2563-2571. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(97)76212-X

Misztal, I., Lawlor, T. J., & Gengler, N. (1997). Relationships among estimates of inbreeding depression, dominance and additive variance for linear traits in Holsteins. Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 29 (4), 319-326. doi:10.1051/gse:19970302

Gengler, N., & Seutin, C. (1996). Possibilite d'amelioration de la selection BBB oar l'utilisation d'un modele animal multi caractere et d'un index global pour evaluer les taureaus du CSB? In 1ème Carrefour des productions animales: la production de viande bovine (1ème, pp. 15). Gembloux, Belgium: CRA-W.

Falaki, M., Gengler, N., Sneyers, M., Prandi, A., Massart, S., Formigoni, A., Burny, A., Portetelle, D., & Renaville, R. (1996). Relationships of polymorphisms for growth hormone and growth hormone receptor genes with milk production traits for Italian Holstein-Friesian bulls. Journal of Dairy Science, 79 (8), 1446-1453. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(96)76503-7

Gengler, N. (1996). Persistency of lactation yields: A review. Interbull Bulletin, 12, 87-96.

Gengler, N., & Misztal, I. (1996). Approximation of reliability for multiple-trait animal models with missing data by canonical transformation. Journal of Dairy Science, 79 (2), 317-328. doi:10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(96)76366-X

Renaville, R., Massart, S., Sneyers, M., Falaki, M., Gengler, N., Burny, A., & Portetelle, D. (1996). Dissociation of increases in plasma insulin-like growth factor I and testosterone during the onset of puberty in bulls. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 106 (1), 79-86. doi:10.1530/jrf.0.1060079

Gengler, N. (1995). Multiple-trait genetic evaluation for milk, fat and protein yields and persistency. Interbull Bulletin.

Gengler, N., Keown, J. F., & VanVleck, L. D. (1995). Various persistency measures and relationships with total, partial and peak milk yields. Revista Brasileira de Genetica, 18 (2), 237-243.

Gengler, N., Seutin, C., Boonen, F., & VanVleck, L. D. (1995). Estimation of genetic parameters for growth, feed consumption, and conformation traits for double-muscled Belgian Blue bulls performance-tested in Belgium. Journal of Animal Science, 73 (11), 3269-3273. doi:10.2527/1995.73113269x