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Lotta Rydhmer

Lotta Rydhmer
I work with research and education on animal breeding and genetics, mainly breeding for a more sustainable production. I have performed many genetic studies of reproduction and behavioural traits, and relations between reproduction and production traits, especially in pigs.

Research

  • Breeding for sustainable meat and milk production in various production systems
  • Genetic evaluation of sheep
  • Genetics of maternal ability and oxytocin in sows
  • Entire male pigs, behaviour and management
  • Social LCA

Background

Education and diplomas

  • MSc in Agriculture (Animal science), SLU, 1984
  • Agr dr in Animal breeding and genetics, SLU, 1993
  • Associate professor in Animal breeding, 2000

Professional experience

  • Junior researcher, senior research officer, post doctoral fellow at Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, 1985-2007
  • Senior lecturer at Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, 2007-
  • Vice-dean at the Faculty for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, SLU, 2007-2009
  • Head of Section for Applied Genetics at Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, 2011-2013, 2015-2016
  • Head of Department, Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU, 2017-

Selected publications

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