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Laboratory of Animal Breeding & Husbandry
Dimakopoulos Building, 2nd Floor

Kominakis Antonios

Professor of Animal Breeding
Laboratory of Animal Breeding & Husbandry

  • BSc, Dept. of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens
  • PhD, Animal Breeding, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Research Interests
  • Estimation of genetic parameters in livestock populations.
  • Genetic association studies in human and animal populations.
  • Application of statistical methods in data analysis
Recent Publications
  • Kominakis A., Saridaki A, Antonakos G, 2019. Novel candidate genes for somatic cell count in Frizarta dairy sheep. International Journal of Genetics and Genomics. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 103-109. doi: 10.11648/j.ijgg.2019070.
  • Tarsani E, Theodorou G, Palamidi I, Kominakis, A. 2020. Identification of candidate genes for body weight in broilers using extreme phenotype GWAS. Int. Journ. Gen. Genomics. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2020, pp. 29-40. doi: 10.11648/j.ijgg.20200801.14.
  • Tarsani, E, Kranis A, Maniatis, G, Avendano S, Hager-Theodorides A, Kominakis, A. 2020. Deciphering the mode of action and position of genetic variants impacting on egg number in broiler breeders. BMC Genomics (accepted).
  • Kominakis A, Tarsani E, Hager A, Hadjigeorgiou I, 2020. Exploiting most informative markers to predict group membership of North Aegean sheep, EAAP 2020 Porto. Presentation (accepted).
  • Kominakis A, Hager A, Tarsani E, Hadjigeorgiou I, 2020. A variant in intron 11 of RXFP2 gene is associated with the polled phenotype in North Aegean sheep populations. EAAP 2020. Porto. Presentation (accepted).