Research Interests: Development, evaluation and application of computational and statistical methods for the analysis of large sets of farm animal records and genomic data with the aim to extract useful information that unravels the genetic background of economically important traits and facilitates decision making at farm and population level Methods to improve the accuracy of genomic evaluations and detection of causal mutations, and studies of certain biomarkers as predictors of animal health, fitness, longevity, robustness and welfare.
Agricultural Systems and Land Management
Biodiversity and Ecosystems
Area of Strategic Research Programme
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Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies