Two DNA-based services

During the ICAR and Interbull Meetings in Chile at the end of October 2016, the following two services were introduced to ICAR members and the official launch is planned for the end of 2017 or early 2018:

  • A service for Parentage Analysis Accreditation for DNA Data Interpretation Centres, and the
  • Genotype Exchange Parentage SNP Exchange (“GenoEx-PSE”) – a service for exchanging standardized sets of SNP for genotyped animals to facilitate parentage analysis activities

ICAR Parentage Analysis Accreditation for DNA Data Interpretation Centres

The following documents provide information about the ICAR Parentage Analysis Accreditation for DNA Data Interpretation Centres

For more details about “Implementation and Documentation” and about the number of SNP within each group by chromosome, please browse here.

The laboratories that have been granted with the ICAR Accreditation as DNA-based Data Interpretation Centres are available here

Other information about this ICAR accreditation can be requested to Martin Burke (martin@icar.org) Toine Roozen (Toine.Roozen@slu.se)

 

Genotype Exchange Parentage SNPExchange (“GenoEx-PSE”)

The following sections provide information about the Genotype Exchange Parentage SNPExchange (“GenoEx-PSE”)

About the Service

The main purpose of the Genotype Exchange Parentage SNP Exchange (GenoEx-PSE) database is to provide a service for exchanging standardised sets of SNP for genotyped animals to facilitate and streamline parentage analysis activities carried out by organisations that are responsible and/or active in parentage integrity.

Service Users

Organisations wishing to join GenoEx-PSE services shall:

  1. Be member of ICAR or be nominated by an ICAR member;
  2. Have a valid “ICAR Accreditation for DNA Interpretation Centres”;
  3. Sign a Service User Agreement with the Interbull Centre.

All the information and administartive details related to the GenoEx PSE Exchahge can be found on the proper site available here

 

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