Animal Breeding and Genomics Group

The Animal Breeding and Genomics group aims to improve the health, welfare and productivity of animals. The group contributes to the quality of life by providing knowledge to support the adequate supply of safe and healthy food of animal origin.


Animal Breeding and Genomics organises courses for both BSc and MSc students.

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Also, students can choose a thesis track and write their BSc thesis, MSc thesis, or do an internship or research practice at our group.

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Besides our education on campus we developed online courses (MOOCs) in the field of animal breeding and genetics that are easily accessible.

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Research themes


Sustainable breeding tools


Genomic prediction


Unravelling DNA and biology


New laboratory techniques




Aqua breeding


Genetic diversity

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