Building a reference genome for Nelore cattle


Dr Fernando Garcia, Professor of genomics at Sao Paulo State University, discusses the significance of building a reference genome for Bos indicus Nelore cattle. Garcia shares the role next-generation sequencing technology played in the process and shares his vision for the future of breeding around the globe.

A global genomics leader, Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. *Data calculations on file. Illumina, Inc., 2015.

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