4 March - PhD Defence Oscar Iheshiulor (IHA)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Oscar Iheshiulor, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences will defend his PhD thesis "Improving the accuracy of genomic predictions in numerically small populations" on 4 March 2016.

4 March - PhD Defence Oscar Iheshiulor (IHA)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Sikkerhet ved genomisk prediksjon i små populasjoner"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Use of livestock genomics data beyond genomic selection"

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Jörn Bennewitz, Universität Hohenheim, Farm Animal Genetics and Breeding
Second opponent: Dr. Mario Calus, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Committee coordinator: Professor Gunnar Klemetsdal, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Professor Theodorus Meuwissen, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Professor John Arthur Woolliams, The Roslin Institute and University of Edinburgh

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Friday 4 March at 12:15 in Auditorium H109, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Arboretveien 6, Ås

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:20, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1349-8.

Published 23. February 2016 - 13:02 - Updated 23. February 2016 - 13:05