Annual meeting for European livestock breeding

Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) at Aarhus University in Foulum will be hosting the annual meeting of the two European associations European Forum of Farm Animal Breeders (EFFAB) and Farm Animal Breeding & Reproduction Technology Platform (FABRE TP). Part of the meeting will be open for everyone with an interest in livestock breeding.

2017.04.03 | Jette Odgaard Villemoes

Date Tue 09 May Wed 10 May
Time 12:15    15:30
Location Aarhus Universitet, Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele

European Forum of Farm Animal Breeders (EFFAB) and Farm Animal Breeding & Reproduction Technology Platform (FABRE TP) are organising their annual meeting at Aarhus University in Foulum 9-10 May. 

A section of the two day long, annual meeting is organised as a series of open, scientific talks on Wednesday 10 May, where everyone interested is welcome. During these talks, scientists from Center of Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) and their collaborators will talk about their research. The talks will show examples of close collaborations between the university and the industry, as well as the most recent trends within livestock breeding.  

In connection with the open scientific sessions on Wednesday, Lars Klüver, Managing director of the Danish Board of Technology Foundation, will give a keynote speech with the title How could we better communicate with the society?

In addition to the scientific talks, everyone is invited to the open section of the FABRE TP annual meeting, which begins Tuesday 9 May at 17.00. Political initiatives and the follow-up to Horizon 2020 will be on the agenda.

The meeting is organised by EFFAB, FABRE TP, Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (a section under the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics) and DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, with the support of SEGES and Viking Genetics.

 

The complete programme for the two days can be downloaded here

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