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Genomics of tropical composite beef cattle

This ruminant animal science project aims to improve the accuracy of breeding value estimation in a commercial breeding program.

We currently undertake genetic evaluation for a tropical beef breeding program.

There are opportunities for you to undertake a project that can improve the data analysis techniques. This project will likely include visits to Queensland for data collection and analysis.

Key methodology: Analysis using mixed models in R.

Wayne Pitchford


Professor Wayne Pitchford

Co-supervisors: Dr Rick TerleStephen Lee | Dr Michelle Hebart

Research area: Production animal health; ruminant science

Recommended honours enrolment: Honours in Animal Science

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STEM Careers Night: On-campus and online

Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at our STEM Careers Night.

You and your parents are invited to join us on campus on Tuesday 18 May 2021 to see what’s available in the world of STEM.

STEM Careers Night