College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

2019 LeClerg Lecture in Biometrics

Dr. Ignacy Mitztal & Dr. Jiuzhou Song
Dr. Ignacy Mitztal & Dr. Jiuzhou Song

On April 18 in the ANSC lecture hall, Dr Ignacy Mitztal from University of Georgia presented his talk entitled, “Genetics and genomics across species – past, present and thoughts about future.” Dr. Mesztal is a well-known researcher in the field of statistical genetics. He directs a group working mainly on tools for large-scale genetic evaluation of animals and partners with the biggest genetic companies in the world. His primary areas of research are in genomic selection and algorithm development of complex traits in livestock animals including dairy, beef, poultry, swine and fish.

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