Animal Trait Ontology Project
Developing Frameworks and Tools for the Livestock Community


  1. Zhi-Liang Hu, Svetlana Dracheva, Wonhee Jang, Donna Maglott, John Bastiaansen, Max F. Rothschild and James M. Reecy (2005). A QTL resource and comparison tool for pigs: PigQTLDB. Mammalian Genome. Volume 16(10):792-800.

  2. Zhi-Liang Hu, Jie Bao, Vasant G. Honavar and James M. Reecy (2006). "Developing Frameworks And Tools For Animal Trait Ontology (ATO)". Poster on Plant & Animal Genome XIV Conference, San Diego, CA, January 14-18, 2006.

  3. Bao, Jie, Zhi-Liang Hu, Doina Caragea, James Reecy, Vasant G. Honavar (2006). "A Tool for Collaborative Construction of Large Biological Ontologies". The 4th International Workshop on Biological Data Management - BIDM 06, Krakow, Poland, September 4-8, 2006.

  4. Hughes, LaRon M., J. Bao, Zhiliang Hu, Vasant G. Honavar, James M. Reecy (2008). Animal Trait Ontology (ATO): The importance and usefulness of a unified trait vocabulary for animal species. Journal of Animal Science, 86:1485-1491.

  5. Zhi-Liang Hu, Carissa A. Park, Eric R. Fritz and James M. Reecy (2010). QTLdb: A Comprehensive Database Tool Building Bridges between Genotypes and Phenotypes. Invited Lecture with full paper published electronically on The 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. Leipzig, Germany August 1-6, 2010.