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2021.05.31 | PhD defense

Mattia Fois: Plant-pathogen interaction: gaining an understanding of how plants protect themselves

PhD defence, Thursday, 17 June 2021. Mattia Fois.

2021.05.12 | Grant

QGG researcher receives the prestigious Novo Nordisk Emerging Investigator Grant

Assistant professor (tenure track) Guillaume Ramstein from Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) has received an Emerging Investigator Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. The grant will be used for research in finding a new strategy to improve fitness of important crops.

Photo: Ari Kejonen (Pixabay.com)

2021.04.07 | Grant

New H2020 project with an ethical dimension aims at developing more sustainable breeding programmes

Researchers from Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) participate in a new EU Horizon2020 project – RUMIGEN – which aims at developing more sustainable breeding programs and linked technologies in line with social demand, adding a novel, societal dimension defined as ‘room of acceptance’ to the project goals.

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2021.02.10 | Grant

Local and sustainable production of faba beans will strengthen green transition

A new project aims at developing new sorts of faba beans for a more sustainable production in Denmark for the purpose of decreasing the import of soya beans for animal feed. Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) contributes to the project with its substantial expertise in large scale computations and statistical analyses.

2021.01.13 | PhD defense

Lu Cao: Optimizing dairy cattle breeding programs in the presence of genotype-by-environment interactioning

PhD defence, Thursday 21 January 2021, Lu Cao.

2020.11.23 | PhD defense

Flavia Pilar Forte: Beneficial plant-microbe interactions: the future for sustainable agriculture

PhD defence, Wednesday 2 December 2020. Flavia Pilar Forte.

Pernille Bjarup Hansen

2020.10.23 | PhD defense

Pernille Bjarup Hansen: Use of multi-omics in plant genetics - is it the key to understand how roots can feed the world?

PhD defence, Friday, 23 October 2020. Pernille Bjarup Hansen.

Charlotte Damsgård Robertsen

2020.10.07 | PhD defense

Charlotte Damsgård Robertsen: Improving yield and malting quality in winter barley

PhD defence, Wednesday 7 October 2020. Charlotte Damsgård Robertsen.

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2020.09.14 | Research

New project: RESPOT - Development of disease resistant potatoes

Researchers from QGG are participating in a new project, which can lead to a reduction of pesticides in the potato production (article in Danish).

Luc Janss
Doug Speed

2020.08.24 | News for employees

Two new professors appointed at the Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics

With the appointment of two new professors, the Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) is strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading centers for research in plant, animal, and human genetics and genomic selection.

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Event archive

Mon 24 May
08:00-17:00 | Online event
11th Symposium of the International Society of Root Research
Roots of Discovery: Exploring new frontiers
Thu 22 Apr
08:00-23:59 | Online event
European Mathematical Genetics Meeting (EMGM)
The European Mathematical Genetics Meeting 2021 will take place at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. This annual meeting offers an informal environment to exchange ideas on the use of mathematical techniques in the field of genetics. The 2021 edition will put an emphasis on the use of bioinformatics approaches for human genome data.
Wed 14 Apr
12:30-16:30 | Online event
Resilient Northern Crops Network (NordCrop)
The network funded by NKJ will investigate how we can exploit new genomic and phenotyping technologies to identify more robust genotypes in key Nordic field crops (wheat, oat, potato and fodder grasses).
Wed 24 Mar
10:00-12:00 | Online
Qualifying exam: Ana Claudia Guillenea Golovanevsky
The title of the qualifying exam is Biology informed genomic selection for purebred and crossbred cattle.
Tue 16 Mar
08:00-17:00 | Online event
Science-based policy advice in agriculture
Trans-European online seminar. Science-based policy advice in agriculture, food, climate and environment
Wed 10 Mar
13:00-15:00 | Online
Qualifying exam: Miguel Angel Raffo Busco
The title of the qualifying exam is Gene by gene and genotype by environment interactions in wheat breeding programs using genomic selection.
Mon 07 Dec
13:00-15:00 | AU Foulum and online
Qualifying exam: Bjarke Grove Poulsen
The title of the qualifying exam is Breeding Robust Production Sows.
Mon 02 Nov
08:00-23:59 | Virtual event
The 6th International Conference of Quantitative Genetics
A two week virtual conference.
Fri 23 Oct
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Flakkebjerg/online
PhD defence
On Friday 23 October, PhD student at Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Pernille Bjarup Hansen, is defending her PhD thesis entitled 'Genetic Dissection and Prediction of Complex Traits in Barley and Festulolium Grasses'.
Tue 20 Oct
08:00-17:00 | Denmark
SEGES Annual meeting and Pig Congress
This year's Pig Congress will be a little different, as it will be spread out to six different cities on 20 October as the event "Science across”.

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