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Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

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Precision livestock breeding

Agricultural systems need to improve in order to meet future challenges of an increasing human population and at the same time ensure good animal welfare and a minimal ecological footprint. This

Course package Bioinformatics

The department of Animal Breeding and Genetics offers a one term long course package in Bioinformatics at Master's level. Bioinformatics as a multidisciplinary research field develops and applies

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff is a professor of bioinformatics since 1 March 2017. His inauguration lecture is about the bioinformatics revolution that transforms our lives. Erik Bongcam-Rudloff's work

East Africa Forum

SWEACC-BIF 2023, is a forum that brings together entrepreneurs and investors from Sweden, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda for a one-day conference. This year's event, held in the city of Uppsala,

HGEN Marine Science Program Tanzania: towards a breeding program for Tilapia

The major problem hindering aquaculture development in Tanzania is the lack of good quality fingerlings and quality fish feeds. Fish farmers depend on aquaculture for food as fish provide alternative

Meat: the Four Futures

Are our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that

SLU Gigacow provides all the data about cows that a researcher needs

Production-related data from cows can be compiled and interpreted using SLU's unique resource Gigacow. "All major research projects begin with collecting data. If we have good data available from the

“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


For horses The Animal Genetics Laboratory mainly carries out parentage controls. There are also specific tests for defects and coat colours as well as performance traits (Synchrogait). For large

Licentiate seminar: Sandra Bonow

Licentiate seminar: Sandra Bonow sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Sandra Bonow defends her thesis: Breeding of Swedish Warmblood horses towards specialization in show jumping and dressage Tanngrisner,

Freestanding courses

Do you want to learn more about animal breeding, animal genetics or bioinformatics? Then you can choose one or a few of our courses that are open to students outside programs. Basic level As an

Inbreeding and pedigree analysis of the European red dairy cattle

Red dairy cattle breeds have an important role in the European dairy sector because of their functional characteristics and good health. Extensive pedigree information is available for these breeds