Detilleux Johann

Researcher, Ordinary Professor, Secretary of the thematic area
Researcher publications


Research areas

Animal selection (MSc et phD in animal breeding with minors in biostatistics and epidemiology Iowa State University and National Animal Disease Centre, Ames, Iowa, USA). Mathematical modelling of infectious disease (mixture, linear state space models, …). Epidémiologie clinique (Post-doctorat à Cornell university puis ROC, Javelin diagrams, …). Resistance and tolerance to infectious diseases (mixed structural equation model). Counterfactual causal mediation analysis. Animal bereding in developing countries. Genetic counseling in veterinary medicine. Insects in animal feed  and veterinary medicine.

Academic distinctions

Bancroft Award in statistics  

Honor Society of Gamma Sigma Delta

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Most representative publications

  • DETILLEUX J., et al. Methods for estimating areas under receiver-operating characteristic curves: illustration with somatic-cell scores in subclinical intramammary infections. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 1999, 41:75-88 
  • DETILLEUX J., et al. Application of a Mixed Normal Mixture Model for the Estimation of Mastitis-Related Parameters. J. Dairy Science. 2000, 83: 2341-2349
  • DETILLEUX J. Genetic management of infectious diseases: An heterogeneous epidemio-genetic model illustrated with S. aureus mastitis.  Genet. Sel. Evol. 2005, 37(4):437-53 
  • DETILLEUX J., et al. Mathematical model for the mammary acute inflammatory response to Escherichia coli.  J. Dairy Sci. 2006, 89: 3455-3465 
  • DETILLEUX J. Effectiveness analysis of resistance and tolerance to infection. Genet. Sel. Evol. 2006, 43(1): 9
  • DETILLEUX J., et al. A structural equation model to assess the quality of, and the direct and indirect effects of risk factors for, the udder health in Belgian dairy herds. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 2012, 45:170–179 

Information updated by the researcher on 15/10/2015.