Perfil (CV) del personal docente investigador

Varona Aguado, Luis
Departamento: Departamento de Anatomía, Embriología y Genética Animal
Área: Genética
Centro: Facultad de Veterinaria

Research Institute: INSTITUTO AGROALIMENTARIO DE ARAGÓN (IA2)

Tramos de investigación
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/23
  • CNEAI knowledge transfer evaluation. 01/01/19
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/17
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/11
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/08. (2)
Categoría profesional: Cated. Universidad

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Artículos

  • Lopez-Carbonell, David; Altarriba, Juan; Ramírez, Marco Aurelio; Srihi, Houssemeddine; Varona, Luis. Correlaciones genéticas entre caracteres morfológicos y caracteres reproductivos, de crecimiento y calidad de la canal en la raza bovina Pirenaica. ITEA INFORMACION TECNICA ECONOMICA AGRARIA. 2023. DOI: 10.12706/itea.2023.002

  • Perdomo-González, Davinia I.; Varona, Luis; Molina, Antonio; Laseca, Nora; Valera, Mercedes. Quantitative analysis of parent-of-origin effect in reproductive and morphological selection criteria in the Pura Raza Española horse. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2023. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12811

  • Hervás-Rivero, Carlos; Srihi, Houssemeddine; López-Carbonell, David; Casellas, Joaquim; Ibáñez-Escriche, Noelia; Negro, Sara; Varona, Luis. Genomic scanning of inbreeding depression for litter size in two varieties of iberian pigs. GENES. 2023. DOI: 10.3390/genes14101941

  • Varona, L.; González-Recio, O. Invited review: Recursive models in animal breeding: Interpretation, limitations, and extensions. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2023. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2022-22578

  • Srihi, Houssemeddine; López-Carbonell, David; Ibáñez-Escriche, Noelia; Casellas, Joaquim; Hernández, Pilar; Negro, Sara; Varona, Luis. A multivariate gametic model for the analysis of purebred and crossbred data. An example between two populations of Iberian pigs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2023. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12832

  • Martínez-Castillero, María; López-Carbonell, David; Srihi, Houssemeddine; Hervás-Rivero, Carlos; Altarriba, Juan; Martínez, Paulino; Hermida, Miguel; Varona, Luis. Identification of genomic regions associated with reproductive longevity in the Rubia Gallega beef cattle breed using a censored threshold model. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2023. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2023.105310

  • Varona, L.; Legarra, A.; Toro, M. A.; Vitezica, Z. G. Erratum: Correction to: Genomic Prediction Methods Accounting for Nonadditive Genetic Effects (Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) (2022) 2467 (219-243)); 35904754. METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. 2022. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2205-6_23

  • Velasco-Galilea, M.; Piles, M.; Ramayo-Caldas, Y.; Varona, L.; Sánchez, J. P. Use of Bayes factors to evaluate the effects of host genetics, litter and cage on the rabbit cecal microbiota. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2022. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-022-00738-2

  • Martinez-Castillero, M.; Pegolo, S.; Sartori, C.; Toledo-Alvarado, H.; Varona, L.; Degano, L.; Vicario, D.; Finocchiaro, R.; Bittante, G.; Cecchinato, A. Genetic correlations between fertility traits and milk composition and fatty acids in Holstein-Friesian, Brown Swiss, and Simmental cattle using recursive models. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2020-19694

  • Granado-Tajada, I.; Varona, L.; Ugarte, E. Genotyping strategies for maximizing genomic information in evaluations of the Latxa dairy sheep breed. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2020-19978

  • Martín de Hijas-Villalba, M.; Varona, L.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Rosas, J.P.; Noguera, J.L.; Casellas, J. Analysis of reproductive seasonality in Entrepelado and Retinto Iberian pig varieties under intensive management. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2021.104441

  • Martinez-Castillero M.; Then C.; Altarriba J.; Srihi H.; López-Carbonell D.; Díaz C.; Martinez P.; Hermida M.; Varona L. Detection of genomic regions with pleiotropic effects for growth and carcass quality traits in the rubia gallega cattle breed. ANIMALS. 2021. DOI: 10.3390/ani11061682

  • Christensen, O.F.; Borner, V.; Varona, L.; Legarra, A. Genetic evaluation including intermediate omics features. GENETICS. 2021. DOI: 10.1093/genetics/iyab130

  • Saborío-Montero A.; López-García A.; Gutiérrez-Rivas M.; Atxaerandio R.; Goiri I.; García-Rodriguez A.; Jiménez-Montero J.A.; González C.; Tamames J.; Puente-Sánchez F.; Varona L.; Serrano M.; Ovilo C.; González-Recio O. A dimensional reduction approach to modulate the core ruminal microbiome associated with methane emissions via selective breeding. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2020-20005

  • Perdomo-González, D.I.; Molina, A.; Sánchez-Guerrero, M.J.; Bartolomé, E.; Varona, L.; Valera, M. Genetic inbreeding depression load for fertility traits in Pura Raza Española mares. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.1093/jas/skab316

  • Martinez-Castillero M.; Varona L.; Pegolo S.; Rossoni A.; Cecchinato A. Bayesian inference of the inbreeding load variance for fertility traits in Brown Swiss cattle. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2021. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2020-20087

  • Poyato-Bonilla, J.; Perdomo-González, D.I.; Sánchez-Guerrero, M.J.; Varona, Luis; Molina, A.; Casellas, J.; Valera, M. Genetic inbreeding depression load for morphological traits and defects in the Pura Raza Española horse. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2020. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-020-00582-2

  • Sanz-Rubio, David; Sanz, Arianne; Varona, Luis; Bolea, Rosa; Forner, Marta; Gil, Aana V.; Cubero, Pablo; Marin-Oto, Marta; Martin-Burriel, Inmaculada; Marin, José M. Forkhead Box P3 Methylation and Expression in Men with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES. 2020. DOI: 10.3390/ijms21062233

  • Vázquez-Gómez, M.; de Hijas-Villalba, M.M.; Varona, L.; Ibañez-Escriche, N.; Rosas, J.P.; Negro, S.; Noguera, J.L.; Casellas, J. Maternal transmission ratio distortion in two iberian pig varieties. GENES. 2020. DOI: 10.3390/genes11091050

  • Sosa-Madrid, B.S.; Varona, L.; Blasco, A.; Hernández, P.; Casto-Rebollo, C.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N. The effect of divergent selection for intramuscular fat on the domestic rabbit genome. ANIMAL. 2020. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731120001263

  • Varona, L.; Noguera, J.L.; Casellas, J.; de Hijas, M.M.; Rosas, J.P.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N. A cross-specific multiplicative binomial recursive model for the analysis of perinatal mortality in a diallel cross among three varieties of Iberian pig. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP). 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78346-7

  • Varona, Luis; Legarra, Andrés. Gibbsthur: Software for estimating variance components and predicting breeding values for ranking traits based on a thurstonian model. ANIMALS. 2020. DOI: 10.3390/ani10061001

  • Alonso, I.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Noguera, J.L.; Casellas, J.; Martín de Hijas-Villalba, M.; Gracia-Santana, M.J.; Varona, L. Genomic differentiation among varieties of Iberian pig. SPANISH JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH. 2020. DOI: 10.5424/sjar/2020181-15411

  • Martinez-Castillero, M.; Toledo-Alvarado, H.; Pegolo, S.; Vazquez, A.I.; de los Campos, G.; Varona, L.; Finocchiaro, R.; Bittante, G.; Cecchinato, A. Genetic parameters for fertility traits assessed in herds divergent in milk energy output in Holstein-Friesian, Brown Swiss, and Simmental cattle. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2020. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2020-18934

  • Cervantes, Isabel; Gutiérrez, Juan Pablo; García-Ballesteros, Silvia; Varona, Luis. Combining threshold, thurstonian and classical linear models in horse genetic evaluations for endurance competitions. ANIMALS. 2020. DOI: 10.3390/ani10061075

  • Abella, G.; Novell, E.; Tarancon, V.; Varona, L.; Pena, R.N.; Estany, J.; Fraile, L. Identification of resilient sows in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus-infected farms. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2019. DOI: 10.1093/jas/skz192

  • Casellas, Joaquim; Ibáñez-Escriche, Noelia; Varona, Luis; Rosas, Juan P.; Noguera, José L. Inbreeding depression load for litter size in Entrepelado and Retinto Iberian pig varieties. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2019. DOI: 10.1093/jas/skz084

  • Noguera J.L.; Ibáñez-Escriche N.; Casellas J.; Rosas J.P.; Varona L. Genetic parameters and direct, maternal and heterosis effects on litter size in a diallel cross among three commercial varieties of Iberian pig. ANIMAL. 2019. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731119001125

  • Varona, Luis; Altarriba, Juan; Moreno, Carlos; Martínez-Castillero, María; Casellas, Joaquim. A multivariate analysis with direct additive and inbreeding depression load effects. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-019-0521-3

  • Mouresan, Elena F.; González-Rodríguez, Aldemar; Cañas-Álvarez, J.Jacobo; Munilla, Sebastián; Altarriba, Juan; Díaz, Clara; Baró, Jesús A.; Molina, Antonio; Lopez-Buesa, Pascual; Piedrafita, Jesús; Varona, Luis. Mapping Recombination Rate on the Autosomal Chromosomes Based on the Persistency of Linkage Disequilibrium Phase Among Autochthonous Beef Cattle Populations in Spain. FRONTIERS IN GENETICS. 2019. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01170

  • Varona, L.; Legarra, A.; Toro, M.A.; Vitezica, Z.G. Non-additive effects in genomic selection. FRONTIERS IN GENETICS. 2018. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00078

  • García-Ballesteros, S.; Varona, L.; Valera, M.; Gutiérrez, J.P.; Cervantes, I. Cross-validation analysis for genetic evaluation models for ranking in endurance horses. ANIMAL. 2018. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731117001331

  • Álvarez, I.; Traoré, A.; Fernández, I.; Cervantes, I.; Varona, L.; Soudré, A.; Kaboré, A.; Menéndez-Arias, N.A.; Sanou, M.; Tamboura, H.H.; Goyache, F. Usefulness of running animal models in absence of pedigrees: Estimation of genetic parameters for gastrointestinal parasite resistance traits in Djallonké sheep of Burkina Faso. SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2018.01.020

  • Lázaro, S.F.; Varona, L.; Fonseca E Silva, F.; Ventura, H.T.; Veroneze, R.; Brito, L.C.; Costa, E.V.; Lopes, P.S. Censored Bayesian models for genetic evaluation of age at first calving in Brazilian Brahman cattle. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2018.11.014

  • Brito, L.C.; Casellas, J.; Varona, L.; Lopes, P.S.; Ventura, H.T.; Peixoto, M.G.C.D.; Lázaro, S.F.; Silva, F.F. Genetic evaluation of age at first calving for Guzerá beef cattle using linear, threshold, and survival Bayesian models. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2018. DOI: 10.1093/jas/sky112

  • Mouresan, E.F.; Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Munilla, S.; Altarriba, J.; Díaz, C.; Baró, J.A.; Molina, A.; Piedrafita, J.; Varona, L. Evaluation of the potential use of a meta-population for genomic selection in autochthonous beef cattle populations. ANIMAL. 2018. DOI: 10.1017/S175173111700283X

  • Legarra, A.; Ricard, A.; Varona, L. GWAS by GBLUP: Single and multimarker EMMAX and bayes factors, with an example in detection of a major gene for horse gait. G3 (BETHESDA). 2018. DOI: 10.1534/g3.118.200336

  • Varona, L.; Legarra, A.; Herring, W.; Vitezica, Z.G. Genomic selection models for directional dominance: An example for litter size in pigs. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2018. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-018-0374-1

  • E Silva, F.F.; Zambrano, M.F.B.; Varona, L.; Glória, L.S.; Lopes, P.S.; Silva, M.V.G.B.; Arbex, W.; Lázaro, S.F.; de Resende, M.D.V.; Guimarães, S.E.F. Genome association study through nonlinear mixed models revealed new candidate genes for pig growth curves. SCIENTIA AGRICOLA. 2017. DOI: 10.1590/1678-992x-2016-0023

  • Mouresan, E.F.; Altarriba, J.; Moreno, C.; Munilla, S.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Varona, L. Performance of genomic selection under a single-step approach in autochthonous Spanish beef cattle populations. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2017. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12253

  • Sae-Lim, P.; Grøva, L.; Olesen, I.; Varona, L. A comparison of nonlinear mixed models and response to selection of tick-infestation on lambs. PLOS ONE. 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172711

  • Latorre, P.; Varona, L.; Burgos, C.; Carrodeguas, J.A.; López-Buesa, P. O-GlcNAcylation mediates the control of cytosolic phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase activity via Pgc1a. PLOS ONE. 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179988

  • González-Rodríguez, A.; Munilla, S.; Mouresan, E.F.; Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; Baro, J.A.; Molina, A.; Díaz, C.; Altarriba, J.; Piedrafita, J.; Varona, L. Genomic differentiation between Asturiana de los Valles, Avileña-Negra Ibérica, Bruna dels Pirineus, Morucha, Pirenaica, Retinta and Rubia Gallega cattle breeds. ANIMAL. 2017. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731117000398

  • Mouresan, E.F.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Munilla, S.; Moreno, C.; Altarriba, J.; Díaz, C.; Baro, J.A.; Piedrafita, J.; Molina, A.; Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; Varona, L. Detección de regiones genómicas con elevado desequilibrio de ligamiento en poblaciones de vacuno de carne españolas con análisis de BovineHD BeadChip. ARCHIVOS DE ZOOTECNIA. 2017. DOI: 10.21071/az.v66i253.2126

  • García-Ballesteros, S.; Gutiérrez, J.P.; Varona, L.; Fernández, J. The influence of natural selection in breeding programs: A simulation study. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2017.08.017

  • Mouresan, E.F.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; Díaz, C.; Altarriba, J.; Baro, J.A.; Piedrafita, J.; Molina, A.; Toro, M.A.; Varona, L. On the haplotype diversity along the genome in Spanish beef cattle populations. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2017.04.015

  • Lázaro, S.F.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Varona, L.; Silva, F.F.E.; Brito, L.C.; Guimarães, S.E.F.; Lopes, P.S. Bayesian analysis of pig growth curves combining pedigree and genomic information. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2017.03.024

  • Casellas, J.; Cañas-Álvarez, J. J.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Puig-Oliveras, A.; Fina, M.; Piedrafita, J.; Molina, A.; Díaz, C.; Baró, J. A.; Varona, L. Bayesian analysis of parent-specific transmission ratio distortion in seven Spanish beef cattle breeds. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2017. DOI: 10.1111/age.12509

  • Vitezica, Z.G.; Legarra, A.; Toro, M.A.; Varona, Luis. Orthogonal estimates of variances for additive, dominance, and epistatic effects in populations. GENETICS. 2017. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.116.199406

  • Vitezica, Z.G.; Varona, L.; Elsen, J.M; Misztal, I.; Herring, W.; Legarra, A. Genomic BLUP including additive and dominant variation in purebreds and F1 crossbreds, with an application in pigs. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-016-0185-1

  • Sánchez-Molano, E.; Tsiokos, D.; Chatziplis, D.; Jorjani, H.; Degano, L.; Diaz, C.; Rossoni, A.; Schwarzenbacher, H.; Seefried, F.; Varona, L.; Vicario, D.; Nicolazzi, E.L.; Banos, G. A practical approach to detect ancestral haplotypes in livestock populations. BMC GENETICS. 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12863-016-0405-2

  • González-Rodríguez, A.; Munilla, S.; Mouresan, E.F.; Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; Díaz, C.; Piedrafita, J.; Altarriba, J.; Baro, J.Á.; Molina, A.; Varona, L. On the performance of tests for the detection of signatures of selection: a case study with the Spanish autochthonous beef cattle populations. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-016-0258-1

  • Latorre, P; Burgos, C; Hidalgo, J; Varona, L; Carrodeguas, Ja; López-Buesa, P. c.A2456C-substitution in Pck1 changes the enzyme kinetic and functional properties modifying fat distribution in pigs. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP). 2016. DOI: 10.1038/srep19617

  • Verardo, L.L.; Silva, F.F.; Lopes, M.S.; Madsen, O.; Bastiaansen, J.W.M.; Knol, E.F.; Kelly, M.; Varona, L.; Lopes, P.S.; Guimarães, S.E.F. Revealing new candidate genes for reproductive traits in pigs: Combining Bayesian GWAS and functional pathways. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2016. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-016-0189-x

  • Cañas-Álvarez, J. J.; Mouresan, E. F.; Varona, L.; Díaz, C.; Molina, A.; Baro, J. A.; Altarriba, J.; Carabaño, M. J.; Casellas, J.; Piedrafita, J. Linkage disequilibrium, persistence of phase, and effective population size in Spanish local beef cattle breeds assessed through a high-density single nucleotide polymorphism chip. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2016. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2016-0425

  • Burgos, Carmen; Latorre, Pedro; Altarriba, Juan; Carrodeguas, José Alberto; Varona, Luis; López-Buesa, Pascual. Allelic frequencies of NR6A1 and VRTN, two genes that affect vertebrae number in diverse pig breeds: A study of the effects of the VRTN insertion on phenotypic traits of a Duroc x Landrace-Large White cross MEAT SCIENCE. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.09.143

  • Varona, L.; Munilla, S.; Mouresan, E. F.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Moreno, C.; Altarriba, J. A bayesian model for the analysis of transgenerational epigenetic variation. G3 (BETHESDA). 2015. DOI: 10.1534/g3.115.016725

  • Ventura, H. T.;Silva, F. F. E.;Varona, L.;Figueiredo, E. A. P. D.;Costa, E. V.;Silva, L. P. D.;Ventura, R.;Lopes, P. S. Comparing multi-trait Poisson and Gaussian Bayesian models for genetic evaluation of litter traits in pigs. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2015.03.030

  • Cañas-Álvarez, J.J.; González-Rodríguez, A.; Munilla, S.; Varona, L.; Díaz, C.; Baro, J.A.; Altarriba, J.; Molina, A.; Piedrafita, J. Genetic diversity and divergence among Spanish beef cattle breeds assessed by a bovine high-density SNP chip. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2015. DOI: 10.2527/jas2015-9271

  • Saura, M.; Fernández, A.; Varona, L.; Fernández, A.I.; de Cara, M.Á.R.; Barragán, C.; Villanueva, B. Detecting inbreeding depression for reproductive traits in Iberian pigs using genome-wide data. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-014-0081-5

  • Varona, L.; Munilla, S.; Casellas, J.; Moreno, C.; Altarriba, J. Consequences of paternally inherited effects on the genetic evaluation of maternal effects. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s12711-015-0141-5

  • Ibáñez-Escriche, N.;Varona, L.;Magallón, E.;Noguera, J. L. Crossbreeding effects on pig growth and carcass traits from two Iberian strains. ANIMAL. 2015. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731114001712

  • Filali, H.; Martín-Burriel, I.; Harders, F.; Varona, L.; Hedman, C.; Mediano, D.R.; Monzón, M.; Bossers, A.; Badiola, J.J.; Bolea, R. Gene expression profiling of mesenteric lymph nodes from sheep with natural scrapie. BMC GENOMICS. 2014. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-59

  • López-Buesa, P.; Burgos, C.; Galve, A.; Varona, L. Joint analysis of additive, dominant and first-order epistatic effects of four genes (IGF2, MC4R, PRKAG3 and LEPR) with known effects on fat content and fat distribution in pigs. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2014. DOI: 10.1111/age.12091

  • Ramírez, O.; Quintanilla, R.; Varona, L.; Gallardo, D.; Díaz, I.; Pena, R. N.; Amills, M. DECR1 and ME1 genotypes are associated with lipid composition traits in Duroc pigs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2014. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12035

  • Marin, Jm; Artal, J; Martin, T; Carrizo, Sj; Andres, M; Martín Burriel, I; Bolea, R; Sanz, A; Varona, L; Godino, J; Gallego, B; Garcia-Erce, Ja; Villar, I; Gil, V; Forner, M; Cubero, Jp; Ros, L. Epigenetics modifications and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The EPIOSA study.. BMC PULMONARY MEDICINE. 2014. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2466-14-114

  • Arbex,W.; E Silva,Ff; Da Silva,M. V. G. B.; de Oliveira,F. C.; Varona,L.; Da,Silva Verneque; Borges,C. C. H. Decision support in attribute selection with machine learning approach. IBERIAN CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES. 2014. DOI: 10.1109/CISTI.2014.6877002

  • Vázquez, F.J.; Romero, A.; Vitoria, A.; Zalaya, J.; Blas, I. De; Fernández, A.; Gil, L.; Gironés, O.; Gracia, M.J.; Luján, L.L.; María, G.; Varona, L.; Vega, A. De; Gómez-Arrue, J.; Ardanaz, N.; Barrachina, L.; Rodellar, C. El modelo integrador y de innovación docente del Grado en Veterinaria de Zaragoza: integración en équidos. REVISTA COMPLUTENSE DE CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS. 2014

  • Varona, L.; Sorensen, D. Joint analysis of binomial and continuous traits with a recursive model: A case study using mortality and litter size of pigs. GENETICS. 2014. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.113.159475

  • González-Rodríguez, A.; Mouresan, E. F.; Altarriba, J.; Moreno, C.; Varona, L. Non-linear recursive models for growth traits in the Pirenaica beef cattle breed. ANIMAL. 2014. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731114000573

  • Cañas-Álvarez,J. J.; Gónzalez-Rodríguez,A.; Martín-Collado,D.; Avilés,C.; Altarriba,J.; Baro,J. A.; Fuente,de La; Díaz,C.; Molina,A.; Varona,L.; Piedrafita,J. Monitoring changes in the demographic and genealogical structure of the main Spanish local beef breeds. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2014. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2013-7420

  • Ibáñez-Escriche,N.; Forni,S.; Noguera,J. L.; Varona,L. Genomic information in pig breeding: Science meets industry needs. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2014.05.020

  • Ertl, J.; Legarra, A.; Vitezica, Z.G.; Varona, L.; Edel, C.; Emmerling, R.; Götz, K.U. Genomic analysis of dominance effects on milk production and conformation traits in Fleckvieh cattle. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2014. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-46-40

  • Galve, A; Burgos, C; Varona, L; Carrodeguas, Ja; Cánovas, A; López-Buesa, P. Allelic frequencies of PRKAG3 in several pig breeds and its technological consequences on a Duroc × Landrace-Large White cross. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2013. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12042

  • Benito, M.; Lasa, J. M.; Gracia, P.; Oria, R.; Abenoza, M.; Varona, L.; Sánchez-Gimeno, A. C. Olive oil quality and ripening in super-high-density Arbequina orchard. JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE. 2013. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.6028

  • Cappa,E. P.; Varona,L. An assessor-specific Bayesian multi-threshold mixed model for analyzing ordered categorical traits in tree breeding. TREE GENETICS & GENOMES. 2013

  • Vitezica, Z. G.; Varona, L.; Legarra, A. On the additive and dominant variance and covariance of individuals within the genomic selection scope. GENETICS. 2013. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.113.155176

  • Galve,A.;Burgos,C.;Silió,L.;Varona,L.;Rodríguez,C.;Ovilo,C.;López-Buesa,P. The effects of leptin receptor (LEPR) and melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) polymorphisms on fat content, fat distribution and fat composition in a Duroc×Landrace/Large White cross. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2012.01.010

  • Ranera,B.;Ordovás,L.;Lyahyai,J.;Bernal,M. L.;Fernandes,F.;Remacha,A. R.;Romero,A.;Vázquez,F. J.;Osta,R.;Cons,C.;Varona,L.;Zaragoza,P.;Martín-Burriel,I.;Rodellar,C. . Comparative study of equine bone marrow and adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stromal cells. EQUINE VETERINARY JOURNAL. 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2010.00353.x

  • Filali, H; Martin-Burriel, I; Harders, F; Varona, L; Serrano, C; Acín, C; Badiola, Jj; Bossers, A; Bolea, R . Medulla oblongata transcriptome changes during presymptomatic natural scrapie and their association with prion-related lesions. BMC GENOMICS. 2012. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-399

  • Fina, M.;Varona, L.;Piedrafita, J.;Casellas, J. Sources of sire-specific genetic variance for birth and weaning weight in Bruna dels Pirineus beef calves. ANIMAL. 2012. DOI: 10.1017/S175173111200122X

  • Cánovas,A.;Varona,L.;Burgos,C.;Galve,A.;Carrodeguas,J. A.;Ibáñez-Escriche,N.;Martín-Burriel,I.;López-Buesa,P. Early postmortem gene expression and its relationship to composition and quality traits in pig longissimus dorsi muscle. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2012. DOI: 10.2527/jas2011-4799

  • Varona,L.; Moreno,C.; Altarriba,J. Genetic correlation of longevity with growth, post-mortem, docility and some morphological traits in the Pirenaica beef cattle breed. ANIMAL. 2012. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731111002072

  • Casellas,J.;Varona,L. Modeling skewness in human transcriptomes. PLOS ONE. 2012. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038919

  • Casellas,J.;Gularte,R. J.;Farber,C. R.;Varona,L.;Mehrabian,M.;Schadt,E. E.;Lusis,A. J.;Attie,A. D.;Yandell,B. S.;Medrano,J. F. Genome scans for transmission ratio distortion regions in mice. GENETICS. 2012. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.111.135988

  • Davoli, R.;Braglia, S.;Russo, V.;Varona, L. ;Te Pas, M. F. W. Expression profiling of functional genes in prenatal skeletal muscle tissue in Duroc and Pietrain pigs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2010.00867.x

  • Casellas,J.;Varona,L. Short communication: Effect of mutation age on genomic predictions. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2011. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2011-4186

  • Gómez,M. D.;Varona,L.;Molina,A.;Valera,M. Genetic evaluation of racing performance in trotter horses by competitive models. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2011.03.024

  • Silva,F. F.;Varona,L.;de Resende,M. D. V.;Bueno Filho,J. S. S.;Rosa,G. J. M.;Viana,J. M. S. A note on accuracy of Bayesian LASSO regression in GWS. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2011.09.010

  • Villanueva,B.;Fernández,J.;García-Cortés,L. A.;Varona,L.;Daetwyler,H. D.;Toro,M. A. Accuracy of genome-wide evaluation for disease resistance in aquaculture breeding programs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2011. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2010-3814

  • Gutiérrez,J. P.;Varona,L.;Pun,A.;Morante,R.;Burgos,A.;Cervantes,I.;Pérez-Cabal,M. A. Genetic parameters for growth of fiber diameter in alpacas. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2011. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2010-3746

  • Tarrés,J.;Fina,M.;Varona,L.;Piedrafita,J. Carcass conformation and fat cover scores in beef cattle: A comparison of threshold linear models vs grouped data models. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2011. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-43-16

  • Serrano, C; Bolea, R; Lyahyai, J; Filali, H; Varona, L; Marcos Carcavilla, A; Acín, C; Calvo, Jh; Serrano, M; Badiola, Jj; Zaragoza, P; Martín Burriel, I. Changes in HSP gene and protein expression in natural scrapie with brain damage. VETERINARY RESEARCH. 2011. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9716-42-13

  • Filali, Hicham; Martín Burriel, Inmaculada; Harders, Frank; Varona, Luis; Lyahyai, Jaber; Acín, Cristina; Zaragoza, Pilar; Pumarola, Martí; Badiola, Juan J; Bossers, Alex; Bolea, Rosa . Gene expression profiling and association with prion-related lesions in the medulla oblongata of symptomatic natural scrapie animals. PLOS ONE. 2011. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019909

  • Martínez-Giner, M.; Noguera, Jl.; Balcells, I.; Alvés, E.; Varona, L.; Pena, Rn. Expression study on the porcine PTHLH gene and its relationship with sow teat number. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2011.00925.x

  • Ovilo, C.; Fernández, A.; Fernández, Ai.; Folch, Jm.; Varona, L,; Benitez, R.; Nuñez, Y.; Rodríguez, C.; Silio, L. Hypothalamic expression of porcine leptin receptor (LEPR), neuropeptide Y (NPY) and cocaine and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) genes is influenced by LEPR genotype. MAMMALIAN GENOME. 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s00335-010-9307-1

  • Van Melis, M. H.;Oliveira, H. N.;Eler, J. P.;Ferraz, J. B. S.;Casellas, J. ;Varona, L. Additive genetic relationship of longevity with fertility and production traits in Nellore cattle based on bivariate models. GENETICS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH. 2010

  • Filali, Hicham; Martin-Burriel, Inmaculada; Harders, Frank L.; Varona, Luis; Lyahyai, Jaber; Pumarola, Marti; Badiola, Juan J.; Bossers, Alex; Bolea, Rosa. Gene Expression Changes in the Medulla Oblongata of Naturally Infected Scrapie Sheep. PRION. 2010. DOI: 10.4161/pri.12772

  • Toro, Miguel A.;Varona, Luis. A note on mate allocation for dominance handling in genomic selection. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2010

  • Norris, D.; Varona, L.; Ngambi, Jw.; Visser, Dp.; Mbajiorgu, Ca.; Voordewind, Sf. Estimation of additive and dominance variances in SA Duroc pigs. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2010.03.005

  • Varona, Luis;Sorensen, Daniel. A Genetic Analysis of Mortality in Pigs. GENETICS. 2010

  • Fernandez-Rodriguez, A.;Rodriguez, C.;Varona, L.;Balcells, I.;Noguera, J. L.;Ovilo, C. ;Fernandez, A. I. Analysis of candidate genes underlying two epistatic quantitative trait loci on SSC12 affecting litter size in pig. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2010

  • Ibáñez-Escriche, N.;de Maturana, E. L.;Noguera, J. L. ;Varona, L. An application of change-point recursive models to the relationship between litter size and number of stillborns in pigs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2010

  • Sanchez, J. P.;San Primitivo, F.;Barbosa, E.;Varona, L. ;de la Fuente, L. F. Genetic determination of fatty acid composition in Spanish Churra sheep milk. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2010

  • Cucco, D. C.;Ferraz, J. B. S.;Eler, J. P.;Balieiro, J. C. C.;Mattos, E. C. ;Varona, L. Genetic parameters for postweaning traits in Braunvieh cattle. GENETICS AND MOLECULAR RESEARCH. 2010

  • Varona, L. Understanding the use of Bayes factor for testing candidate genes. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2010

  • Serrano, C.;Lyahyai, J.;Bolea, R.;Varona, L.;Monleon, E.;Badiola, J. J.;Zaragoza, P.;Martin-Burriel, I. Distinct Spatial Activation of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Apoptosis Pathways in Natural Scrapie: Association with Prion-Related Lesions. VETERINARY RESEARCH. 2009. DOI: 10.1051/vetres/2009024

  • Forni,S.; Piles, M.; Blasco, A.; Varona, L.; Oliveira, Hn.; Lobo, Rb.; Albuquerque, Lg. Comparison of different nonlinear functions to describe Nelore cattle growth. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2009. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2008-0845

  • Altarriba, J.; Yague,G.; Moreno,C.; Varona,L. Exploring the Possibilities of Genetic Improvement from Traceability Data an Example in the Pirenaica Beef Cattle. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2009. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2009.03.013

  • Casellas, J.;Piedrafita,J.;Caja,G.;Varona,L. Analysis of Founder-Specific Inbreeding Depression on Birth Weight in Ripollesa Lambs. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2009

  • Noguera, Jl.; Rodríguez, C.; Varona, L.; Tomás, A.; Muñoz, G.; Ramirez, O.; Barragán, C.; Arqué, M.; Bidanel, Jp.; Amills, M.; Ovilo, C.; Sánchez, A. A bi-dimensional genome scan for prolificacy traits in pigs shows the existence of multiple epistatic QTL. BMC GENOMICS. 2009. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-636

  • Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Varona, L.; Casellas, J.; Quintanilla, R.; Noguera, Jl. Bayesian threshold analysis of direct and maternal genetic parameters for piglet mortality at farrowing in Large White, Landrace and Pietrain populations. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2009. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2007-0670

  • Yague-Utrilla, G.; Garcia-Cortes,L. A.; Silander,M.; Varona,L.; Altarriba,J.; Moreno,C. Parameter Estimation in Selected Populations with Missing Data. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2009. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2008.00778.x

  • Gallardo, D.; Quintanilla, R.; Varona, L.; Díaz, I.; Ramirez, O.; Pena, Rn.; Amills, M. Polymorphism of the pig acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase alfa gene is associated with fatty acid composition in a Duroc commercial line. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2009. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01854.x

  • Pena, Rn.; Cánovas, A.; Varona, L.; Díaz, I.; Gallardo, D.; Ramirez, O.; Noguera, Jl.; Quintanilla, R. Nucleotide sequence and association analysis of pig apolipoprotein-B and LDL-receptor genes. ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY. 2009. DOI: 10.1080/10495390902892518

  • Varona, L.; Moreno, C.; Altarriba, J. A model with heterogeneous thresholds for subjective traits: Fat cover and conformation score in the Pirenaica beef cattle. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2009. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2008-1361

  • Ramirez, O.; Tomás, A.; Barragan, C.; Noguera, Jl.; Amills, M.; Varona, Luis. Pig melatonin receptor 1a (MTNR1A) genotype is associated with seasonal variation of sow litter size. ANIMAL REPRODUCTION SCIENCE. 2009. DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2008.12.013

  • Varona, L.;Moreno,C.;Altarriba,J. Genetic Evaluation for Subjective Traits in the Pirenaica Breed. ITEA INFORMACION TECNICA ECONOMICA AGRARIA. 2008

  • Casellas, J.; Ibáñez Escriche, N.; Martínez Giner, M.; Varona, L. Geamm v. 1.4: a versatile program for mixed model analysis of gene expression data. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2008. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2007.01670.x

  • Casellas, Joaquim; Ibáñez Escriche, Noelia; García Corte, Luis Alberto; Varona, Luis. Bayes factor between student-t and Gaussian mixed models within an animal breeding context. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2008. DOI: 10.1051/gse:2008007

  • Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Varona, L.; Sorensen, D.; Noguera, Jl. A study of heterogeneity of environmental variance for slaughter weight in pigs. ANIMAL. 2008. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731107001000

  • Gallardo, D.; Pena, Rn.; Amills, M.; Varona, L.; Ramirez, O.; Reixach, J.; Díaz, I.; Tibau, J.; Soler, J.; Prat-Cuffi, Jm.; Noguera, Jl.; Quintanilla, R. Mapping of quantitative trait loci for cholesterol LDL, HDL, and tryglyceride serum concentrations in pigs. PHYSIOLOGICAL GENOMICS. 2008. DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.90249.2008

  • Casellas, J.; Varona, L.; Muñoz, G.; Ramirez, O.; Barragan, C.; Tomás, A.; Martínez-Giner, M.; Ovilo, C.; Sánchez, A.; Noguera, Jl.; Rodríguez, C. Empirical Bayes factor analyses of quantitative trait loci for gestation length in Iberian x Meishan F2 sows. ANIMAL. 2008. DOI: 10.1017/S1751731107001085

  • Varona, L.; Ibañez-Escriche, N.; Quintanilla, R.; Noguera, Jl.; Casellas, J. Bayesian analysis of quantitative traits using skewed distributions. GENETICS RESEARCH. 2008. DOI: 10.1017/S0016672308009233

  • Casellas, J.; Varona, L.; Ibánez-Escriche, N.; Quintanilla, R.; Noguera, Jl. Skew distribution of founder-specific inbreeding depression effects on the longevity of Landrace sows. GENETICS RESEARCH. 2008. DOI: 10.1017/S0016672308009907

  • Varona, L.;Moreno,C.;Altarriba,J. Evaluación Genética Para Caracteres De Valoración Subjetiva En La Raza Pirenaica. ITEA INFORMACION TECNICA ECONOMICA AGRARIA. 2008

  • Casellas, J.;Varona,L. Between-Groups within-Gene Heterogeneity of Residual Variances in Microarray Gene Expression Data. BMC GENOMICS. 2008

  • Lopez de Maturana, E.; Legarra, A.; Varona, L.; Ugarte, E. Analysis of fertility and dystocia in Holsteins using recursive models to handle censored and categorical data. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2007. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2005-442

  • Forni, S.; Piles, M.; Blasco, A.; Varona, L.; Oliveira, Hn.; Lobo, Rb.; Albuquerque, Lg. Analysis of beef cattle longitudinal data applying a nonlinear model. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2007. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2006-677

  • Varona L; Sorensen Da; Thompson R. Analysis of Litter Size and Average Litter Weight in Pigs Using a Recursive Model. GENETICS. 2007. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.107.077818

  • Altarriba, J.;Yagüe,G.;Moreno,C.;Varona,L. SIMOGAN y Mejora Genética. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 2007

  • Piles, M.; García-Tomás, M.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Ibañez-Escriche, N.; Varona, L. Individual efficiency for the use of feed resources in rabbits. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2007. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2006-218

  • Casellas J; Piedrafita J; Varona L Bayes factor for testing between different structures of random genetic groups: A case study using weaning weight in Bruna dels Pirineus cattle. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2007. DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-39-1-39

  • Varona L; Mekkawy W; Gianola D; Blasco A. A whole-genome analysis using robust asymmetric distributions. GENETICS RESEARCH. 2006. DOI: 10.1017/S0016672307008488

  • Norris, D.; Varona, L.; Visser, Dp.; Theron, He.; Voordewind, Sf.; Nesamvuni, Ea. Estimation of the additive and dominance variances in South African Landrace pigs SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2006

  • Casellas, J; Tarres, J; Piedrafita, J; Varona, L. Parametric bootstrap for testing model fitting in the proportional hazards framework:An application to the survival analysis of Bruna dels Pirineus beef calves. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2006. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2005-729

  • Estellé J; Pérez-Enciso M; Mercadé A; Varona L; Alvés E; Sánchez A; Folch Jm. Characterization of the porcine FABP5 gene and its association with the FAT1 QTL in an Iberian by Landrace cross. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01535.x

  • Altarriba, Juan;Varona, Luis;Moreno, Carlos;Yague, Gema;Pastor, Francisco. Effect of growth selection on morphology in Pirenaica cattle. ANIMAL RESEARCH. 2006. DOI: 10.1051/animres:2005042

  • Quintanilla, R.; Varona, L.; Noguera, Jl. Testing genetic determinism in rate of hoof growth in pigs using Bayes Factors. LIVESTOCK SCIENCE. 2006. DOI: 10.1016/j.livsci.2006.04.030

  • Mercadé, A; Estellé, J; Perez-Enciso, M; Varona, L; Silio, L; Noguera, Jl; Sánchez, A; Folch, Jm. Characterization of the porcine acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain 4 gene and its association with growth and meat quality traits. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01436.x

  • Varona, L; Hernández, P. A Multithreshold Model for Sensory Analysis. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2006.00004.x

  • Mercadé, A; Pérez-Enciso, M; Varona, L; Alvés, E; Noguera, Jl; Sánchez, A; Folch, Jm. Adipocyte fatty-acid binding protein is closely associated to the porcine FAT1 locus on chromosome 4. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2006. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2005-663

  • Kim, Jh; Lim, Ht; Park, Ew; Rodríguez, C; Silio, L; Varona, L; Mercadé, A; Jeon, Jt; Ovilo, C. Polymorphisms in the promoter region of the porcine acyl-coA dehydrogenase, mediumchain (ACADM) gene have no effect on fat deposition traits in a pig Iberian · Landrace cross. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01490.x

  • Braglia S; Ramirez O; Noguera Jl; Tomás A; Ovilo C; Varona L. Comparison of genetic models for analysing the effects of a PvuII polymorphism in the oestrogen receptor 1 (ESR1) gene on prolificacy in an Iberian · Meishan pig population. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01500.x

  • Vidal, O; Varona, L; Oliver, Ma; Noguera, Jl; Sánchez, A; Amills, M. Malic enzyme 1 genotype is associated with backfat thickness and meat quality traits in pigs. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2006. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2005.01366.x

  • Varona, L.; Casellas, J.; Piedrafita, J.; Sánchez, A.; Gárcia-Casado, P.; Arqué, M.; Noguera, Jl. Bayes factor analysis for the genetic background of physiological and vitality variables of F2 Iberian x Meishan newborn piglets. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Ovilo, C; Fernández, A; Noguera, Jl.; Barragan, C; Leton, R; Rodríguez, C; Mercadé, A; Alvés, E; Folch, Jm.; Varona, L; Toro, Ma. Fine mapping of porcine chromosome 6 QTL and LEPR effects on body composition in multiple generations of an Iberian by Landrace intercross. GENETICS RESEARCH. 2005. DOI: 10.1017/S0016672305007330

  • Varona, L; Vidal, O; Quintanilla, R; Gil, M; Sánchez, A; Folch, Jm.; Hortos, M; Rius, Ma.; Amills, M; Noguera, Jl. Bayesian analysis of quantitative trait loci for boar taint in a Landrace outbred population. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Mercade A; Estelle J; Noguera Jl; Folch Jm; Varona L; Silio L; Sanchez A; Pérez-Enciso M. On growth, fatness, and form: A further look at porcine Chromosome 4 in an Iberian · Landrace cross. MAMMALIAN GENOME. 2005. DOI: 10.1007/s00335-004-2447-4

  • Varona, L; Gómez-Raya, L; Rauw, Wm.; Noguera, Jl. A simulation study on the detection of causal mutations from F2 experiments. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2005

  • Altarriba, J.;Varona, L.;Moreno, C.;Yague, G.;Sañudo, C. Consequences of Selection for Growth on Carcass and Meat Quality in Pirenaica Cattle. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE. 2005. DOI: 10.1016/j.livprodsci.2004.12.008

  • Pérez-Enciso, M; Mercadé, A; Bidanel, Jp.; Geldermann, H; Cepica, S; Bartenschlager, H; Varona, L; Milan, D; Folch, Jm. Large-scale, multibreed, multitrait analyses of quantitative trait loci experiments: The case of porcine X chromosome. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Vidal, O; Noguera, Jl.; Amills, M; Varona, L; Gil, M; Jimenez, N; Davalos, G; Folch, Jm.; Sánchez, A. Identification of carcass and meat quality quantitative trait loci in a Landrace pig population selected for growth and leanness. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Piles, M.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Varona, L. Genetic parameters of fertility in two lines of rabbits with different reproductive potential. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Varona L; Gómez-Raya L; Rauw Wm; Ovilo C; Clop A; Noguera Jl. The value of prior information for detection of QTL affecting longitudinal traits: an example using Von Bertalanffy growth function. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 2005

  • Rodriguez, C; Tomás, A; Alves, E; Ramirez, O; Arqué, M; Muñoz, G; Barragán, C; Varona, L; Silio, L; Amillas, M; Noguera, Jl. QTL mapping for teat number in an Iberian-by-Meishan pig intercross. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2005. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2005.01358.x

  • Amills, M; Vidal, O; Varona, L; Tomás, A; Gil, M; Sánchez, A; Noguera, Jl. Polymorphism of the pig 2,4-dienoyl CoA reductase 1 gene (DECR1) and its association with carcass and meat quality traits. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2005

  • Varona, L; Gómez-Raya, L; Rauw, Wm.; Clop, A; Ovilo, C; Noguera, Jl. Derivation of a Bayes Factor to Distinguish Between Linked or Pleiotropic Quantitative Trait Loci. GENETICS. 2004

  • Casellas, J.; Noguera, Jl.; Varona, L.; Sánchez, A.; Arque, M.; Piedrafita, J. Viability of Iberian × Meishan F2 newborn pigs. II. Survival analysis up to weaning. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2004. DOI: 10.2527/2004.8271925x

  • Noguera, Jl; Varona, L; Gómez-Raya, L; Sánchez, A; Babot, D; Estany, J; Messer, La.; Rothschild, M; Pérez-Enciso, M. Estrogen receptor polymorphism in Landrace pigs and its association with litter size performance. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE. 2003. DOI: 10.1016/S0301-6226(03)00004-6

  • Evans, Gj.; Giuffra, E; Sanchez, A; Kerje, S; Davalos, G; Vidal, O; Illán, S; Noguera, Jl.; Varona, L; Velander, I; Southwood, Oi.; de Koning, Dj.; Haley, Cs.; Plastow, Gs.; Andersson, L. Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Production Traits in Commercial Pig Populations. GENETICS. 2003

  • Piles, M.; Gianola, D.; Varona, L.; Blasco, A. Bayesian inference about parameters of a longitudinal trajectory when selection operates on a correlated trait. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2003. DOI: 10.2527/2003.81112714x

  • Rauw, Wm.; Knap, Pw.; Gómez-Raya, L.; Varona, L.; Noguera, Jl. Reallocation of body resources in lactating mice highly selected for litter size. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2003. DOI: 10.2527/2003.814939x

  • Rauw Wm; Varona L; Gómez-Raya L; Noguera Jl. Meat production using four terminal pig lines. JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE. 2003. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.1568

  • Clop A; Ovilo C; Pérez-Enciso M; Cercos A; Tomas A; Fernández A; Coll A; Folch Jm; Barragán C; Díaz I; Oliver Ma; Varona L; Silio L; Sánchez A; Noguera Jl. Detection of QTL affecting fatty acid composition in the pig. MAMMALIAN GENOME. 2003. DOI: 10.1007/s00335-002-2210-7

  • de Koning, Dj.; Pong-Wong, R.; Varona, L.; Evans, Gj.; Giuffra, E.; Sánchez, A.; Plastow, G.; Noguera, Jl.; Andersson, L.; Haley, Cs. Full pedigree quantitative trait locus analysis in commercial pigs using variance components. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2003. DOI: 10.2527/2003.8192155x

  • Blasco, A; Piles, M; Varona, L. A Bayesian analysis of the effect of selection for growth rate on growth curves in rabbits. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2003. DOI: 10.1051/gse:2002034

  • Noguera, J. L.; Varona, L.; Babot, D.; Estany, J. Multivariate analysis of litter size for multiple parities with production traits in pigs: I. Bayesian variance component estimation. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2002. DOI: 10.2527/2002.80102540x

  • Varona, L; Ovilo, C; Clop, A; Noguera, Jl.; Pérez-Enciso, M; Coll, A; Folch, Jm.; Barragán, C; Toro, Ma.; Babot, D; Sanchez, A. QTL mapping for growth and carcass traits in an Iberian by Landrace pig intercross : additive, dominant and epistatic effects. GENETICS RESEARCH. 2002. DOI: 10.1017}S0016672302005803

  • Pérez-Enciso, M; Clop, A; Folch, Jm.; Sánchez, A; Oliver, Ma.; Ovilo, C; Barragán, C; Varona, L; Noguera, Jl. Exploring Alternative Models for Sex-Linked Quantitative Trait Loci in Outbred Populations: Application to an Iberian  Landrace Pig Intercross. GENETICS. 2002

  • Clop, A; Cercos, A; Tomas, A; Pérez-Enciso, M; Varona, L; Noguera, Jl; Sánchez, A; Amills, M. Assignment of the 2,4-dienoyl-CoA reductase (DECR) gene to porcine chromosome 4. ANIMAL GENETICS. 2002

  • Ovilo, C; Oliver, A; Noguera, Jl.; Clop, A; Barragan, C; Varona, L; Rodríguez, C; Toro, M; Sánchez, A; Pérez-Enciso, M; Silío, L. Test for positional candidate genes for body composition on pig chromosome 6. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2002. DOI: 10.1051/gse:2002018

  • Noguera, J. L.; Varona, L.; Babot, D.; Estany, J. Multivariate analysis of litter size for multiple parities with production traits in pigs: II. Response to selection for litter size and correlated response to production traits. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2002. DOI: 10.2527/2002.80102548x

  • Ovilo, C; Clop, A; Noguera, J. L.; Oliver, C.; Barragán, C; Rodríguez, C; Silió, L; Toro, M. A.; Coll A.; Folch, J. M.; Sánchez A.; Babot, D; Varona, L; Pérez-Enciso, M. Quantitative trait locus mapping for meat quality traits in an Iberian × Land race F2 pig population. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2002. DOI: 10.2527/2002.80112801x

  • Garcia Cortes, L. A;Cabrillo, C. ;Moreno, C. ;Varona, L. Hypothesis testing for the genetic background of quantitative traits. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2001

  • Varona, L; García-Cortés, La.; Pérez-Enciso, M. Bayes factors for detection of Quantitative Trait Loci. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2001

  • Varona, L; Noguera, Jl. Variance components of fertility in Spanish Landrace pigs. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE. 2001

  • Pérez-Enciso, M; Varona, L; Rothschild Mf. Computation of identity by descent probabilities conditional on DNA markers via a Monte Carlo Markov Chain Method. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 2000

  • Van Tassell, Cp.; Misztal, I; Varona, L. Method R Estimates of Additive Genetic, Dominance Genetic, and Permanent Environmental Fraction of Variance for Yield and Health Traits of Holsteins. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 2000

  • Mignon-Grasteau, S.; Piles, M.; Varona, L.; de Rochambeau, H.; Poivey, J.P.; Blasco, A.; Beaumont, C. Genetic analysis of growth curve parameters for male and female chickens resulting from selection on shape of growth curve. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2000. DOI: 10.2527/2000.78102515x

  • Perez-Enciso, M; Varona, L. Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping in F2 Crosses Between Outbred Lines. GENETICS. 2000

  • Varona, L.;Moreno, C.;Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Yague, G.;Altarriba, J. Two-step versus joint analysis of Von Bertalanffy function. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 1999. DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0388.1999.00220.x

  • Varona, L.; Misztal, I.; Bertrand, Jk. Threshold-Linear Versus Linear-Linear Analysis of Birth Weight and Calving Ease Using an Animal Model: I. Variance Component Estimation. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 1999. DOI: 10.2527/1999.7781994x

  • Varona, L.; Misztal, I. Prediction of Parental Dominance Combinations for Planned Matings, Methodology, and Simulation Results. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 1999

  • Varona, L.; Misztal, I.; Bertrand, Jk. Threshold-linear versus linear-linear analysis of birth weight and calving ease using an animal model: II. Comparison of models. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 1999. DOI: 10.2527/1999.7782003x

  • Quintanilla, R; Varona, L; Pujol, M. R.; Piedrafita, J. Maternal animal model with correlation between maternal environmental effects of related dams. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 1999. DOI: 10.2527/1999.77112904x

  • Varona, L.; Moreno, C.; Cortes, L. A. G.; Altarriba, J. Bayesian analysis of Wood's lactation curve for Spanish dairy cows. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 1998. DOI: 10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75711-X

  • Culbertson, Ms.; Mabry, Jw.; Misztal, I; Gengler, N; Bertrand, Jk.; Varona, L. Estimation of dominance variance in purebred Yorkshire swine. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 1998

  • Altarriba, J.; Varona, L.; Garcia-Cortes, L. A.; Moreno, C. Bayesian inference of variance components for litter size in Rasa Aragonesa sheep. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 1998

  • Varona, L; Misztal, I; Bertrand, Jk; Lawlor, Tj. Effect of Full Sibs on Additive Breeding Values Under the Dominance Model for Stature in United States Holsteins. JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE. 1998

  • Moreno, C.;Sorensen, D.;Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Varona, L.;Altarriba, J. On biased inferences about variance components in the binary threshold model. GENETICS SELECTION EVOLUTION. 1997

  • Varona, L.;Moreno, C.;Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Altarriba, J. Multiple trait genetic analysis of underlying biological variables of production functions. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE. 1997

  • Varona, L.;Moreno, C.;Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Altarriba, J. Model determination in a case of heterogeneity of variance using sampling techniques. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 1997

  • Altarriba, J.;García Cortés, A.;Moreno, C.;Varona, L. Situación y perspectivas de la mejora genética de la raza vacuna pirenaica. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1996

  • Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;García Cortés, A.;Altarriba, J. Sobre el sesgo de la estimación de componentes de varianza de un carácter dicotómico. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1995

  • García-Cortés, L. A.;Sorensen, D.;Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;Altarriba, J. Cálculo de la inversa de la matriz de coeficientes de las ecuaciones de modelo mixto utilizando muestreo de Gibbs y aplicaciones. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1995

  • Quintanilla, R.;Varona, L. Estimación de la correlación ambiental entre efectos maternos mediante muestreo de Gibbs. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1995

  • Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;Altarriba, J. Estimation of Prediction-Error Variances by Resampling. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 1995

  • Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;Rico, M.;Altarriba, J. (Co)variance Component Estimation of Yield Traits between Different Lactations using an Animal-Model. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION SCIENCE. 1995

  • Varona, L.;Moreno, C.;García Cortés, L. A.;Altarriba, J. Ajuste de funciones de producción utilizando modelos animales. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1995

  • Varona, L.;García Cortés, L. A.;Altarriba, J. Efecto de la selección en los intervalos de confianza de la heredabilidad. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1993

  • Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;García Cortés, L. A.;Altarriba, J. Estimación de componentes de varianza en caracteres dicotómicos. ITEA. PRODUCCIÓN ANIMAL. 1993

  • Garcia Cortes, L. A.;Moreno, C.;Varona, L.;Altarriba, J. Variance Component Estimation by Resampling. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL BREEDING AND GENETICS. 1992

  • Filali, Hicham; Martín-Burriel, Inmaculada; Harders, Frank; Varona, Luis; Serrano, Carmen; Hedman, Carlos; Acín, Cristina; Badiola, Juan J; Bossers, Alex; Bolea, Rosa . Transcriptome changes of ovine medulla oblongata during presymptomatic natural scrapie and their association with prion-related lesions. PRION. 12

Comunicaciones

Libros

  • MEJORA GENÉTICA. Varona Aguado, Luis. 2021

  • Luis Varona Aguado. Mejora genética. 2021

Capítulos

  • Genomic Prediction Methods Accounting for Nonadditive Genetic Effects. Varona, Luis; Legarra, Andrés; Toro, Miguel Ángel, Vitezica, Zulma. GENOMIC PREDICTION OF COMPLEX TRAITS. METHODS AND PROTOCOLS. 2022

  • Genomic Selection Using Bayesian Methods. Varona, Luis; Rekaya, Romdhane; Aggrey, Samuel E. ADVANCES IN POULTRY GENETICS AND GENOMICS. 2020

  • M. Victoria Falceto ...[et al.]. "Cloud computing" (Dropbox) como soporte de gestión y coordinación en el diseño de una nueva asignatura del grado de Veterinaria: integración en porcino. BUENAS PRÁCTICAS EN LA DOCENCIA UNIVERSITARIA CON APOYO DE TIC: EXPERIENCIAS EN 2012. 2013



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