Editorial Board for section 'Animal Genetics and Genomics'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

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Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: beef; dairy; genetics; genetic engineering; animal breeding; biostatistics; animal genetics
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Università Degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: animal genomics; genetic improvement; zootechnics; biodiversity
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UTIA Genomics Center for the Advancement of Agriculture, Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: cattle; meet; genetics; reproduction

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Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie, Alimentari, Ambientali e Forestali, Università di Firenze, 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: animal breeding; genomics; meat quality; beef cattle; local breeds; precision livestock farming; pigs; heat stress; NIRS

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Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón, Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón (IA2), CITA–Zaragoza University, 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: genomics; transcriptomics; metagenomics; animal science; system biology; gastrointestinal parasites

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Departamento de Producción Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avenida Puerta de Hierro, s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: animal genetic diversity; beef cattle genetic improvement

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Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and Environment (DAFNAE), Università di Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: dairy cattle; economic values; genetic improvement; animal products; livestock biodiversity; genetic traceability
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Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, National Research Council of Italy, Lodi, Italy
Interests: dairy microbiome (milk and cheese microbiome); metagenomics and molecular investigation for food quality and safety; development of molecular diagnostic tools (PCR, multiplex PCR, Real-time PCR, Digital PCR) for food safety of animal products
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: zoology; genetics; conservation genetics; molecular taxonomy; ichthyology; one health
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Departamento de Producción Animal, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Avda. Puerta de Hierro s/n, E-28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: conservation and breeding programs; breeding value prediction; population genetic structure; genetic robustness; horse breeding and selection
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Departamento de Producción Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: genetics; animal production; animal physiology; genetic diversity
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Via Valdisavoia 5, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: genetics, genomics and proteomics applied to the genetic improvement of livestock species

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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: fatty acids; milk composition; animal productions; casein gene cluster; goat, sheep; growth hormone; polymorphism; duplicate GH gene; epigenetics; molecular markers
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Institute of Veterinary Biochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: expression profiling/RNA; genetically modified food/feed; veterinary disease diagnostics; animal cell culture systems; proteome profiling; animal cellular communication

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Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya 47500, Malaysia
Interests: animal model; nanoparticle synthesis; transfection; mouse model

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Fundamental and Applied Research in Animal and Health (FARAH) Department of Veterinary Management of Animal Resources, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
Interests: genomics; modelling; QTL mapping; breeding value estimation

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TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: animal genetics; genetically modified pigs; cancer research; tumour suppressors and oncogenes

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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: farm animal genetic resources; biodiversity conservation; animal genetics; animal ethics; urban wildlife
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TERRA Research Centre, University of Liège-Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, 5030 Gembloux, Belgium
Interests: management of dairy cows; milk; data modelling; dairy Science; “big data” in animal productio; on-farm measurement; environmental and efficiency traits

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School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Lane, Southwell NG25 0QF, UK
Interests: protein structure; proteomics; metabolomics; biochemistry; neurodegeneration; host-pathogen interactions; prion diseases

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Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Universidade do Porto, Campus Agrário de Vairão, Vairão, Portugal
Interests: population genetics; conservation genetics; phylochronology; archaeogenetics; domestication; animal improvement; farm animal genetic diversity; Y-chromosome; mitogenomes; ancient DNA

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Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Interests: quantitative genetics; animal breeding; computational genomics; evolutionary computation; artificial intelligence; machine learning
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Departamento de Biología and Centro de Investigaciones Científicas Avanzadas (CICA), Universidade da Coruña, 15071 A Coruña, Spain
Interests: cytogenetics; chromosomes; conservation; crustacean; molluscs

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Centro de Biotecnología Animal, Gijon, Spain
Interests: conservation of animal genetic resources; diversity; selection signatures; genealogies; effective size; domestication; genetic parameters; fitness; phylogeography

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Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cinthia 26, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: amphibian; reptiles; osteology; bone histology; skeletochronology; morphology; ecology; evolution
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Institute for Animal Science and Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: meat quality; lipid metabolism; fatty acids; genetics

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Institute for Animal Science and Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: cuantitative genetics; animal breeding; bayesian statistics; genetics; genomics analysis; GWAS; genomic selection

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Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0C8, Canada
Interests: functional genomics; genetics and epigenetics genetic variation- performance characteristics; milk quality; fat traits; disease traits; fertility traits gene expression analysis proteomics; transcriptomics nutrigenomics epigenetics

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School of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: genetics of growth and development and molecular evolution of important gene families subject to genomic imprinting; epigenetics changes and reprogramming and disease in mammals
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