Works (65)

2019 journal article

Predicting Growth and Carcass Traits in Swine Using Microbiome Data and Machine Learning Algorithms

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: C. Maltecca, D. Lu, C. Schillebeeckx, N. McNulty, C. Schwab, C. Shull, F. Tiezzi

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Symposium review: The genomic architecture of inbreeding: How homozygosity affects health and performance

JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 102(3), 2807–2817.

By: C. Baes, B. Makanjuola, F. Miglior, G. Marras, J. Howard, A. Fleming, . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: March 4, 2019

2019 journal article

The interaction between microbiome and pig efficiency: A review

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics.

By: C. Maltecca, M. Bergamaschi & F. Tiezzi

Source: ORCID
Added: October 2, 2019

2018 journal article

A comparison of accuracy validation methods for genomic and pedigree-based predictions of swine litter size traits using Large White and simulated data

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 135(1), 5–13.

By: A. Putz, F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, K. Gray & M. Knauer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Effect of genetic architecture on the prediction accuracy of quantitative traits in samples of unrelated individuals

Heredity, 120(6), 500–514.

By: F. Morgante, W. Huang, . maltecca & T. Mackay

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Genetic parameter estimates for metabolizing two common pharmaceuticals in swine

Frontiers in Genetics, 9.

By: J. Howard, M. Ashwell, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Host contributes to longitudinal diversity of fecal microbiota in swine selected for lean growth

Microbiome, 6.

By: D. Lu, F. Tiezzi, C. Schillebeeckx, N. McNulty, C. Schwab, C. Shull, . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Including gene networks to predict calving difficulty in Holstein, Brown Swiss and Jersey cattle

BMC Genetics, 19(1).

By: F. Tiezzi, M. Arceo, J. Cole & C. Maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 article

Invited review: Reproductive and genomic technologies to optimize breeding strategies for genetic progress in dairy cattle

Archives Animal Breeding.

By: A. Fleming, E. Abdalla, . maltecca & C. Baes

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Resilience of livestock to changing environments

Journal of Animal Science, 95(4), 1777–1779.

By: J. Cole, M. Bormann, C. Gill, H. Khatib, J. Koltes, . maltecca, F. Miglior

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Dietary prebiotics and arachidonic acid alter intestinal phospholipid composition and time-dependently change fecal microbiome in formula-fed piglets

FASEB Journal, 31.

By: M. Thorpe, M. L., W. C., S. K. R., O. A., . J., S. Jacobi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Gene co-expression network analysis identifies porcine genes associated with variation in metabolizing fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine in the liver

Scientific Reports, 7.

By: J. Howard, M. Ashwell, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Geno-diver: A combined coalescence and forward-in-time simulator for populations undergoing selection for complex traits

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 134(6), 553–563.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, J. Pryce & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Genotype by environment (climate) interaction improves genomic prediction for production traits in US Holstein cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 100(3), 2042–2056.

By: F. Tiezzi, G. Campos, K. Gaddis & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 article

Invited review: Inbreeding in the genomics era: Inbreeding, inbreeding depression, and management of genomic variability

Journal of Dairy Science.

By: J. Howard, J. Pryce, C. Baes & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

The relationship between different measures of feed efficiency and feeding behavior traits in Duroc pigs

Journal of Animal Science, 95(8), 3370–3380.

By: D. Lu, S. Jiao, F. Tiezzi, M. Knauer, Y. Huang, K. Gray, . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 article

A Method for the identification of unfavorable haplotypes contained within runs of homozygosity that impact fitness traits and its application to different swine nucleus lines

Journal of Animal Science.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, A. Gray & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Benchmarking dairy herd health status using routinely recorded herd summary data

Journal of Dairy Science, 99(2), 1298–1314.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Causal relationships between clinical mastitis events, milk yields and lactation persistency in US Holsteins

Livestock Science, 189, 8–16.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Characterization and management of long runs of homozygosity in parental nucleus lines and their associated crossbred progeny

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 48.

By: J. Howard, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, K. Gray & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

A genome-wide association study for clinical mastitis in first parity US holstein cows using single-step approach and genomic matrix re-weighting procedure

PLoS One, 10(2).

By: F. Tiezzi, K. Parker-Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Accounting for trait architecture in genomic predictions of US Holstein cattle using a weighted realized relationship matrix

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: F. Tiezzi & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Causal relationships between milk quality and coagulation properties in Italian Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: F. Tiezzi, B. Valente, M. Cassandro & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Characterizing homozygosity across United States, New Zealand and Australian Jersey cow and bull populations

BMC Genomics, 16.

By: J. Howard, . maltecca, M. Haile-Mariam, B. Hayes & J. Pryce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Comparison between different statistical models for the prediction of direct genetic component on embryo establishment and survival in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle

Livestock Science, 180, 6–13.

By: F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, A. Cecchinato & G. Bittante

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Differential gene expression across breed and sex in commercial pigs administered fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine

PLoS One, 10(9).

By: J. Howard, A. O'Nan, . maltecca, R. Baynes & M. Ashwell

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Genetic architecture of micro-environmental plasticity in Drosophila melanogaster

Scientific Reports, 5.

By: F. Morgante, P. Sorensen, D. Sorensen, . maltecca & T. Mackay

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Genome-wide association study on legendre random regression coefficients for the growth and feed intake trajectory on Duroc Boars

BMC Genetics, 16.

By: J. Howard, S. Jiao, F. Tiezzi, Y. Huang, K. Gray & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Genomic prediction of disease occurrence using producer-recorded health data: A comparison of methods

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 47.

By: K. Gaddis, F. Tiezzi, J. Cole, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Identification and validation of copy number variants in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle using Illumina Bovine SNP50 Beadchip (R)

Italian Journal of Animal Science, 14(3), 552-.

By: A. Bagnato, M. Strillacci, L. Pellegrino, F. Schiavini, E. Frigo, A. Rossoni, L. Fontanesi, C. Maltecca ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Inferring causal relationships between reproductive and metabolic health disorders and production traits in first-lactation US Holsteins using recursive models

Journal of Dairy Science, 98(4), 2713–2726.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Investigation of regions impacting inbreeding depression and their association with the additive genetic effect for United States and Australia Jersey dairy cattle

BMC Genomics, 16.

By: J. Howard, M. Haile-Mariam, J. Pryce & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Short communication: Genomic selection for hoof lesions in first-parity US Holsteins

Journal of Dairy Science, 98(5), 3502–3507.

By: K. Dhakal, F. Tiezzi, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Variance component estimates for alternative litter size traits in swine

Journal of Animal Science, 93(11), 5153–5163.

By: A. Putz, F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, K. Gray & M. Knauer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Feed intake, average daily gain, feed efficiency, and real-time ultrasound traits in Duroc pigs: I. Genetic parameter estimation and accuracy of genomic prediction

Journal of Animal Science, 92(6), 2377–2386.

By: S. Jiao, . maltecca, K. Gray & J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Feed intake, average daily gain, feed efficiency, and real-time ultrasound traits in Duroc pigs: II. Genomewide association

Journal of Animal Science, 92(7), 2846–2860.

By: S. Jiao, . maltecca, K. Gray & J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Genetic analysis of diallel progeny test data using factor analytic linear mixed models

Forest Science, 60(1), 119–127.

By: F. Ogut, . maltecca, R. Whetten, S. McKeand & F. Isik

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Genetic parameters for milk yield and persistency in Carora dairy cattle breed using random regression model

Italian Journal of Animal Science, 13(4).

By: E. Tullo, S. Biffani, . maltecca & R. Rizzi

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Genomic selection for producer-recorded health event data in US dairy cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 97(5), 3190–3199.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

The effect of breed and sex on sulfamethazine, enrofloxacin, fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine pharmacokinetic parameters in swine

Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 37(6), 531–541.

By: J. Howard, R. Baynes, J. Brooks, J. Yeatts, B. Bellis, M. Ashwell, P. Routh, A. O'Nan, . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection

Journal of Animal Science, 91(2), 537–552.

By: W. Snelling, R. Cushman, J. Keele, . maltecca, M. Thomas, M. Fortes, A. Reverter

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Breeding and genetics symposium: Systems biology in animal breeding: Identifying relationships among markers, genes, and phenotypes

Journal of Animal Science, 91(2), 521–522.

By: J. Cole, R. Lewis, . maltecca, S. Newman, K. Olson & R. Tait

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Calf birth weight, gestation length, calving ease, and neonatal calf mortality in Holstein, Jersey, and crossbred cows in a pasture system

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(1), 690–698.

By: K. Dhakal, . maltecca, J. Cassady, G. Baloche, C. Williams & S. Washburn

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Changes in chondrocyte gene expression following in vitro impaction of porcine articular cartilage in an impact injury model

Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(3), 385–391.

By: M. Ashwell, M. Gonda, K. Gray, . maltecca, A. O'Nan, J. Cassady, P. Mente

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Fitter happier: The never-ending quest for a better cow

Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 130(2), 87–88.

By: . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Short communication: Genetic analysis of dairy bull fertility from field data of Brown Swiss cattle

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(11), 7325–7328.

By: F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, M. Penasa, A. Cecchinato & G. Bittante

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Thin and fat cows, and the nonlinear genetic relationship between body condition score and fertility

Journal of Dairy Science, 96(10), 6730–6741.

By: F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, A. Cecchinato, M. Penasa & G. Bittante

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Application of multiple shrinkage methods to genomic predictions

Journal of Animal Science, 90(6), 1777–1787.

By: . maltecca, K. Parker & J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Assessment of alternative genotyping strategies to maximize imputation accuracy at minimal cost

Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 44.

By: Y. Huang, J. Hickey, M. Cleveland & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Effects of reduced panel, reference origin, and genetic relationship on imputation of genotypes in Hereford cattle

Journal of Animal Science, 90(12), 4203–4208.

By: Y. Huang, . maltecca, J. Cassady, L. Alexander, W. Snelling & M. MacNeil

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Estimates of marker effects for measures of milk flow in the Italian brown Swiss dairy cattle population

BMC Veterinary Research, 8.

By: K. Gray, . maltecca, A. Bagnato, M. Dolezal, A. Rossoni, A. Samore, J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Incidence validation and relationship analysis of producer-recorded health event data from on-farm computer systems in the United States

Journal of Dairy Science, 95(9), 5422–5435.

By: K. Gaddis, J. Cole, J. Clay & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Measuring bovine viral diarrhea virus vaccine response: Using a commercially available ELISA as a surrogate for serum neutralization assays

Vaccine, 30(46), 6559–6563.

By: M. Gonda, X. Fang, G. Perry & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

SNP markers trace familial linkages in a cloned population of Pinus taeda - prospects for genomic selection

Tree Genetics & Genomes, 8(6), 1307–1318.

By: J. Zapata-Valenzuela, F. Isik, . maltecca, J. Wegrzyn, D. Neale, S. McKeand, R. Whetten

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

A genome-wide association study of direct gestation length in US Holstein and Italian Brown populations

Animal Genetics, 42(6), 585–591.

By: . maltecca, K. Gray, K. Weigel, J. Cassady & M. Ashwell

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Bimodality and the genetics of milk flow traits in the Italian Holstein-Friesian breed

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(8), 4081–4089.

By: A. Samore, S. Roman-Ponce, F. Vacirca, E. Frigo, F. Canavesi, A. Bagnato, . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Breed differences in pig temperament scores during a performance test and their phenotypic relationship with performance

Livestock Science, 136(2-3), 93–101.

By: C. Yoder, . maltecca, J. Cassady, W. Flowers, S. Price & M. See

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Differences in hair coat shedding, and effects on calf weaning weight and BCS among Angus dams

Livestock Science, 140(1-3), 68–71.

By: K. Gray, T. Smith, . maltecca, P. Overton, J. Parish & J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Genetic analysis of fertility in the Italian Brown Swiss population using different models and trait definitions

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(12), 6162–6172.

By: F. Tiezzi, . maltecca, M. Penasa, A. Cecchinato, Y. Chang & G. Bittante

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Genetic evaluations for measures of the milk-flow curve in the Italian Brown Swiss population

Journal of Dairy Science, 94(2), 960–970.

By: K. Gray, F. Vacirca, A. Bagnato, A. Samore, A. Rossoni & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Investigation of breed and sex effects on cytochrome P450 gene expression in cattle liver

Research in Veterinary Science, 90(2), 235–237.

By: M. Ashwell, R. Fry, J. Spears, A. O'Nan & . maltecca

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 article

Accomplishments and new challenges in dairy genetic evaluations

Italian Journal of Animal Science.

By: . maltecca, K. Parker & M. Cassandro

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Genetic relationships among pig behavior, growth, backfat, and loin muscle area

Journal of Animal Science, 87(9), 2767–2773.

By: B. Velie, . maltecca & J. Cassady

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Monoallelic maternal expression of STAT5A affects embryonic survival in cattle

BMC Genetics, 10.

By: H. Khatib, . maltecca, R. Monson, V. Schutzkus & J. Rutledge

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Whole-genome scan for quantitative trait loci associated with birth weight, gestation length and passive immune transfer in a Holstein x Jersey crossbred population

Animal Genetics, 40(1), 27–34.

By: . maltecca, K. Weigel, H. Khatib, M. Cowan & A. Bagnato

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

2014 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Animal Science

2008 - 2014

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Animal Science

Education

2003 - 2008

University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, WI, US
Ph.D Dairy Science

2001 - 2005

Universita degli Studi di Milano Milano, Lombardia, IT
Ph.D

Universita degli Studi di Milano Milano, Lombardia, IT
BS