13 Jan - Marko Ocepek (BIOVIT)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Marko Ocepek, Faculty of Biosciences (BIOVIT), Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, will defend his PhD thesis "Can we produce a super sow? Maternal investment, maternal traits and its consequences for piglet survival", on 13 January 2017.

13 Jan - Marko Ocepek (BIOVIT)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Kan superpurka bli en realitet? Morsinvestering, purkas morse-genskaper og konsekvenser for spedgrisoverlevelse"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"Factors affecting lifetime breeding success in farm animals"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Friday, January 13th at 12:15 in the Auditorium H109, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Hysdyrfagbygningen, Arboretveien 6, Ås

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Professor Emeritus Donald M. Broom, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
Second opponent: Professor Lotta Rydhmer, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Committee coordinator: Professor Bjarne Braastad, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Professor Inger Lise Andersen, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Spesialveterinær Dr. Bente Fredriksen, Animalia, Norway
Co-supervisor: Professor Sandra Edwards, Newcastle University, UK
Co-supervisor: Dr. Ina Andersen-Ranberg, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2017:1, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1407-5.

Published 2. januar 2017 - 14:01 - Updated 7. April 2017 - 8:36