The Lecturers

Check out the list of renowned scientists that have already confirmed their participation







Alan Archibald

Alan Archibald

The Roslin Institute and Royal School of Veterinary Studies, UK
Lecture topic:
The Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FAANG) initiative

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Jean Charles Cavitte

Jean Charles Cavitte

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, BE
Lecture topic:
Bridging research and agro-food policies

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José Fernando Garcia

José Fernando Garcia

Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Brazil
Lecture topic:
Genomics and breeding for food security in developing countries (South America)

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Martien Groenen

Martien Groenen

Wageningen University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre
Lecture topic:
Lessons from pig genome sequencing

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Ben Hayes

Ben Hayes

Computational Biology, AgriBio, 5 Ring Rd Bundoora, Australia
Lecture topic:
Structural variation impacting traits

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Haja Kadarmideen

Haja Kadarmideen

University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Lecture topic:
From Genomes through Transcriptomes to Phenomes in Animal Production and Health

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David Lynn

David Lynn

EMBL Australia Group Leader, Infection & Immunity, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia.
Lecture topic:
Using biological networks to help understand disease susceptibility

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Pasqualino Loi

Pasqualino Loi

Associate professor (Physiology) of the Veterinary Faculty at Teramo University, Piazza Aldo Moro 45, Teramo, Italy
Lecture topic:
Restoring a correct epigenome in ART derived pre- and post implantation embryos

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Lorenzo Morelli

Lorenzo Morelli

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Institute of Microbiology, Piacenza, Italy
Lecture topic:
Animals, diet, microbes and health

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Amy Pasquinelli

Amy Pasquinelli

Molecular Section, Division of Biology at the University of California, San Diego
Lecture topic:
miRNA

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Kathiravan Periasamy

Kathiravan Periasamy

Animal Production and Health Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA, Vienna, Austria
Lecture topic:
Genomics and breeding for food security in developing countries (Asia and Africa)

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Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Genetics, Breeding and Animal Health Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service
U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, Nebraska
Lecture topic:
Gene expression in immune cells

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Tad Sonstegard

Tad Sonstegard

United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal Genomics & Improvement Laboratory at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.
Lecture topic:
Neomutations in Criollo cattle demonstrating convergent adaptation to tropical climate

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Nicole Soranzo

Nicole Soranzo

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
Lecture topic:
Comparative genomics and gene function

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Jerry Taylor

Jerry Taylor

Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
Lecture topic:
Lessons from cattle genome sequencing

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John Wallace

John Wallace

Aberdeen University, Rowett Institute for Nutrition and Health, Aberdeen, UK
Lecture topic:
Gut metagenomics and methane production in ruminants

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John Williams

John Williams

JS Davies Research Chair, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
The University of Adelaide, AU
Lecture topic:
Epigenomics, animal health and welfare

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Important Dates

  • December the 15th 2014: registration opening!
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