About the Department

Last changed: 31 May 2016
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Head of department

Hossein Jorjani 

Deputy head of department
Dirk-Jan de Koning

Director of studies
Katja Nilsson

Director of postgraduate studies
Susanne Eriksson

At the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics we perform research and education within three subject areas; molecular genetics & bioinformatics, quantitative genetics and applied genetics. The department does also comprise the Interbull Centre and Animal Genetics Laboratory whose services are also included in these three subject areas.


Molecular genetics and bioinformatics including Animal Genetics Laboratory - Göran Andersson
Quantitative genetics- Dirk-Jan de Koning
Applied genetics - Lotta Rydhmer
Interbull Centre - Hossein Jorjani