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International Symposium on Modern Cattle Breeding: Genomic Selection and Screening of Invitro Produced Embryos (MoCaS)

Venue: Fest Auditorium, Bülowsvej 17, Frederiksberg Campus, University of Copenhagen
Date: 6 September 2016
Time: 8:30 until 16:00

This one-day symposium brings together researchers, private companies and government agencies involved in modern cattle breeding employing combined use of genomics and invitro embryo production and in addressing animal welfare concerns around the use of invitro embryo technologies. The symposium presents the results from bi-lateral Danish-Brazilian GIFT (Genomic Improvement of Fertilization Traits in Cattle) consortium (www.gift.ku.dk) focused on this subject and invited talks from reputed speakers representing universities, private companies and government institutions. The symposium is open to the public.


Symposium Chair and Moderator:
Haja Kadarmideen DVM, MVSc., PhD
Professor & Head – Animal Breeding, Quantitative Genetics and Systems Biology,
Department of Large Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences,
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact: hajak_at_sund_dot_ku_dot_dk ; Tel: +45 23839890

Deadline for registration: 31 August 2016

Click HERE for the program of the day