Seminar

Wias Seminar "Sustainable genetic improvement: Animal health and diversity" (9 May 2018)

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)
Date

Wed 9 May 2018 09:30 to 12:00

Venue Zodiac, building number 122
De Elst 1
122
6708 WD Wageningen
0317-483953
Room Zodiac room A0107

Seminar on the occasion of the PhD thesis defense of Floor Biemans on 9 May 2018

Programme:

9.30 - Dr Theo Meuwissen, Professor of Animal Breeding, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Genetic improvement while maintaining genetic diversity in the genomics era

10.30 - Dr Gerdien van Schaik, Professor of Monitoring and Surveillance of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University & Head of the epidemiology department of GD Animal Health. 

Monitoring claw health in Dutch dairy cattle

11.15 - Dr Piter Bijma, Assistant Professor, Animal Breeding and Genomics, Wageningen University.

Transmission of digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: Population dynamics and host quantitative genetics – the work of Floor Biemans

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13:30 - Floor Biemans, defense of PhD thesis with title "Transmission of digital dermatitis in dairy cattle: Population dynamics and host quantitative genetics"

Location: Building "Aula", General Foulkesweg 1 Wageningen