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Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics


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Atopic dermatitis linked to the same parts of the genome in dogs and humans

Using new gene mapping methods, researchers have found connections between atopic dermatitis (eczema) in dogs and several regions of the genome. Some of the genes identified coincide with genes

Dissertation: Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania

Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Christer Simon Nyinondi defends her thesis: Developing the basis of a

Teresa Johansson

teresa.johansson@slu.se I am currently a research assistant - I have worked in a variety of projects, all focused on cattle welfare and behaviour.  After working with research animals at the

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods malin.planting@slu.se In honour of the 2022 Bertebos Prize Laureate, Professor Rodomiro Ortiz, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture

Keni Ren

keni.ren@slu.se Postdoc in Precision livestock farming: focus on sensors and data analysis. I am interested in developing technologies that increase the automation of animal behaviour monitoring

Parisa Norouzitallab

parisa.norouzitallab@slu.se Epigenetics is the study of reversible changes in gene expression and function that occur without modifications in the DNA sequence. The epigenetic variations that are

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop katja.fedrowitz@slu.se A workshop to enhance collaboration of breeding researchers at SLU. There will be research presentations, an excursion, and discussion

Towards sustainable livestock systems – dissertation Sept 16

Stanley Zira will defend his thesis Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying methods for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems, Sept 16, at 9.15 in Audhumbla

“We increase the data quality by interpolating missing data in cow monitoring”

Researcher Keni Ren and her colleagues have identified an accurate method for interpolating missing data in systems for monitoring dairy cows in the barn. This knowledge can be used to improve the

Dissertation - Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems

Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems patrik.claesson@slu.se Stanley Zira defends her thesis: Towards

Seminar for Leif Andersson: Genetics of phenotypic diversity

Seminar for Leif Andersson: Genetics of phenotypic diversity webbredaktionen@slu.se Our senior advisor, professor Leif Andersson will retire from SLU this summer and we want to celebrate Leif and

New call from SLU Aquaculture

To stimulate cross-faculty collaborations and further strengthen aquaculture research at SLU we announce a new call! Applicants can receive up to SEK 200,000. The last day to apply is 13 October 2022

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