Animal Breeding and Genetics Group

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

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Innovations in animal breeding and genomics: vacancies for 8 PhD candidates and 2 postdocs

We are looking for talented persons for 8 PhD and 2 postdoc positions that want to join a multi-disciplinary team to conduct cutting-edge research in animal breeding and genomics to enhance innovations in animal breeding. Research combines expertise in different domains (bioinformatics, genomics, quantitative genetics, statistics and machine learning) and involves collaboration between leading research groups at five universities. The positions are funded by STW Breed4Food partnership: a joint initiative of the Technology Foundation STW and animal breeding companies associated in Breed4Food.