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Sallam Mohammed

Sallam Mohammed Abdallah
Sallam is a quantitative geneticist with a veterinarian background.


  • Sallam aims to understand the genetics of animal health/performance, and drives approaches for long-term improvements of animal populations.
  • Technically, Sallam is using statistical methods to process phenotype, genotypes, pedigree, and DNA sequence data to improve livestock/poultry on both national and international levels. 


Genome analysis BK0002


  • International genomic evaluation of Brown Swiss and Holstein dairy cattle : multi-trait vs. single-trait approach, Interbull Centre, SLU, 2019-2020.
  • New digital and genetic tools to reduce keel bone damage in laying hens, Quantitative Genetics section-HGEN, PI Dirk-Jan de Koning, SLU, 2021-present.


  • 2009, DVM, University of Sadat City (Former Monofiya University)
  • 2014,  MSC, University of Sadat City
  • 2020,  MSC, Swedish University of Agricultueral Sciences 


Selected publications

  • Sallam M, Benhajali H, Savoia S, de Koning DJ, Strandberg E. Across-countries genomic prediction using national breeding values or multitrait across-countries evaluation breeding values. J Dairy Sci. 2022 Apr;105(4):3282-3295. doi: 10.3168/jds.2021-20877. Epub 2022 Feb 3. PMID: 35123777.
  • Sallam, M., Wilson, P.W., Andersson, B. et al. Genetic markers associated with bone composition in Rhode Island Red laying hens. Genet Sel Evol 55, 44 (2023).