José Carrillo, Ph.D.

Chief Data Officer

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Jose Carrillo has served as CDCB Chief Data Officer since September 2020. He joined CDCB in July 2018 as Genomic Data Manager. Obtained doctorate in Veterinary Sciences in 1995 at the National University of Asunción, Paraguay. MBA obtained at the Polytechnic University of Cataluña, Spain (1998). Specialized mainly in livestock breeding and genetic improvements. University professor with10 years of experience. In 2007, joined the University of Maryland as a Faculty Research Assistant. Graduated as a MSc in Animal Science (Quantitative genetics and animal breeding) in 2011 and as a PhD (genomics and epigenomics) in 2016. Worked as a geneticist for PIC until August 2017.

Projects & Publications

Genomic Selection in U.S. Dairy Cattle

The genomic selection program for dairy cattle in the United States has doubled the rate of genetic gain.

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6 Million Genotypes!

The national cooperator database hit a new mark on February 19, 2022, with six million genotypes recorded.

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The U.S. has recorded 5 million genotypes

A new milestone was achieved on March 5 – that’s when the 5 millionth individual genotype was recorded in the national dairy cooperator database.

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Diet induced the change of mtDNA copy number and metabolism in Angus cattle

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 2020

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The profiling of DNA methylation and its regulation on divergent tenderness in angus beef cattle

Frontiers in Genetics, 2020

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Genotype-environment interaction for age at first calving in Limousine and Charolais cattle raised in Italy, employing reaction norm model

Livestock Science, 2020

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CDCB's genotyping laboratory certification program

Interbull Bulletin, 2019

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DNA methylation, microRNA expression profiles and their relationships with transcriptome in grass-fed and grain-fed Angus cattle rumen tissue

PLoS One, 2019

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Male fertility status is associated with DNA methylation signatures in sperm and transcriptomic profiles of bovine preimplantation embryos

BMC Genomics, 2017

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Integrated metabolomic and transcriptome analyses reveal finishing forage affects metabolic pathways related to beef quality and animal welfare

Scientific Reports, 2016

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Transcriptomic profiling of spleen in grass-fed and grain-fed Angus cattle

PLoS One, 2015

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Ruminal Transcriptomic Analysis of Grass-Fed and Grain-Fed Angus Beef Cattle

PLoS One, 2015

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Bioinformatics in Animal Genetics

Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics, 2015

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