Halldor Felde Berg will defend his PhD thesis “Reproductive potential and quality of SpermVital semen used for artificial insemination in cattle” on May 19 2020.
Norwegian title of thesis:
«Fruktbarhet og sædkvalitet ved bruk av SpermVital-sæd til kunstig inseminering i storfe».
Prescribed trial lecture:
“Conservation of rare livestock breeds; an expensive luxury or a genetic necessity”.
Time and place for the trial lecture and public defence:
Date: May 19
12:00 – 12:45 Trial lecture
12:45 – 13:15 Break
13:15 – Public defense
Place: Zoom, please attend by clicking https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/64848075808
First opponent: Professor Jane Morrell, Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Second opponent: Dr. Marleen Broekhuijse, CRV BV., Department Innovation, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Committee coordinator: Professor Terje Fjeldaas, NMBU
Main supervisor: Professor Erik Ropstad, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Professor Elisabeth Kommisrud, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and SpermVital AS, Norway
Co-supervisor: Associate Professor Anne Hege Alm-Kristiansen, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and SpermVital AS, Norway
Co-supervisor: Professor Bjørg Heringstad, NMBU
This public defense will be held digital since physical presence is hindered due to Covid-19. All are welcome to witness the digital defence, but please read and abide by the guidelines stated below. This is required for the defence to run without interruptions and noise.
Guidelines for attending the defence via Zoom:
- Do not use your camera
- Put your microphone on mute
- If anyone wishes to oppose Ex Auditorio, please ask your question in the chat before the 1st opponent ends his or her opposition
- Testing of your own equipment is adviced before attending
The doctoral thesis is available for public review.
For those who want access to the thesis please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thesis number 2020:17, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1681-9