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Professor Georgios Banos

Professor Georgios Banos

Georgios Banos

 0131 651 9342

Animal & Veterinary Sciences,

SRUC, Roslin Institute Building,

Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG


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.

Leading Ideas

  • Agricultural Systems and Land Management
  • Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.2 Protecting genetic diversity