13 May – Cathrine Brekke (BIOVIT)

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PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Cathrine Brekke, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT) will defend her PhD thesis "Genetic variation in recombination rates and genetic shuffling in pigs, cattle and Atlantic salmon" on 13 May 2022.

Norwegian title of thesis:

"Genetisk variasjon i rekombinasjonsrater og genetisk omstokking hos gris, storfe og Atlanterhavslaks"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

“Opportunities and limitations for genomic prediction in cattle, pigs and salmon, displayed by breeders equation”

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday 13 May at 12.15, H109 Husdyrfagbygningen, NMBU
Alternatively, you may attend this event via Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/62303978831

Evaluation committee:

Professor Dirk-Jan de Koning, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Assistant Professor Nadia D. Singh, University of Oregon
Professor Hans Magnus Gjøen, NMBU


Main supervisor: Professor Peer Berg, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Professor Sigbjørn Lien, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Dr. Susan E Johnston, The University of Edinburgh
Co-supervisor: Researcher Arne Gjuvsland, Norsvin/Geno
Co-supervisor: Dr. Tim Martin Knutsen, Aquagen

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those who would like to have access to the thesis please send an e-mail to: phd-biovit@nmbu.no
Name of PhD candidate: Cathrine Brekke
Thesis number 2022:17, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1892-9

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