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PhD projects at QGG

Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics has a number of PhD projects affiliated within various areas of the center's expertise. Click on the project titles below to learn more about the project and the PhD student behind it.  

Saija Riita Tenhunen

Natasha Holland Johansen

Ehsan Salehi

Project title: Method development in human statistical genetics

Period: 1 September 2021 - 31 August 2024

Rasmus Bak Stephansen

Project titleImprovement of feed efficiency in cattle through genomics and phenomics.

Period: 1 August 2021 - 31 July 2024

Ajay Dhungana

Project titleGenomic prediction of general and specific combining ability in hybrid crops

Period: 1 August 2021 - 31 July 2024

Cathrine Borgsted Bak

Project titleInbreeding control in livestock animals using genomic information.

Period: 1 August 2021 - 31 July 2024

Laura Skrubbeltrang Hansen

Project titleOptimization of insect production for animal feed through breeding.

Period: 1 September 2020 - 31 August 2024

Ana Claudia Guillenea Golovanesky

Project titleBiology informed genomic selection for purebred and crossbred cattle.

Period: 1 October 2019 - 30 September 2022

Miguel Angel Raffo Busco

Project titleAdaptation of wheat breeding to changing environments.

Period: 1 October 2019 - 30 September 2022

Jón Hjalti Eiriksson

Project titleStatistical models for genomic evaluations of crossbred dairy cows.

Period: 1 September 2019 - 31 August 2022

Bjarke Grove Poulsen

Project titleBreeding robust sows.

Period: 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2022

Egill Gautason

Other PhD students at QGG

Morten Dahl

PhD Student Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics

Kresten Johansen

PhD Student Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics