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Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics


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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

Open call of two co-funded collaborative post doc projects

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a call for co-funding of two post doc projects. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a

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

Open call for co-funding of two collaborative PhD projects in Aquaculture

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science hereby opens a call for two PhD projects within aquaculture. The call is open to researchers within all subjects and disciplines involving

Genetic mapping of Arctic charr – an important step for Swedish aquaculture

The Swedish breeding program for Arctic charr has been run successfully for almost forty years. Historically, breeding has been based on classic selection methods where breeding fish are selected

Genomic Characterization as a Tool Towards Sustainable Breeding of Nordic Native Horse Breeds

Of the older domestic horse breeds that remain in the Nordic countries, all but the Icelandic horse and the Finnish horse are assessed to be endangered to varying degrees. These include the Swedish

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

Horse

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

Special call for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians in breeding research at SLU

The SLU Breeding Network has currently a special call open for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) for attending courses or conferences

Lecture: effective population sizes of structured populations - a mathematical overview

Effective population sizes of structured populations - a mathematical overview katja.fedrowitz@slu.se A lecture by Ola Gerton Henrik Hössjer from Stockholm University. Abstract The effective

Serglycin, a new prognostic biomarker for cancer in dogs

Cancer in various forms affects dogs as well as humans. More than half of all dogs over the age of 10 are diagnosed with cancer. Health information from more than 350,000 Swedish dogs, compiled from

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

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