CGIL Seminar W2020- Ashley Skillings and Kymberly Coello

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ANNU 141 



We are very pleased to have Ashley Skillings and Kymberly Coello from Dr. Angela Canovas’s graduate class, Principles of Selection in Animal Breeding, presenting a CGIL Seminar on Friday March 13thThe seminar will begin at 1:30 PM in room 141 of the Animal Science & Nutrition building. The title of the papers that will be presented are:

  1.  “The control of sea lice in Atlantic Salmon by selective breeding”

(Gharbi, K., Matthews, L., Brom, J., Roberts, R., Tinch, A., and Stear, M. 2015. J.R. Soc. Interface.

Speaker: Ashley Skillings

  1. “The potential impact of breeding strategies to reduce methane output from beef cattle”
            (Fennessy, P.F., Byrne, T.J., Proctor, and Amer, P.R. 2018. Anim. Prod. Sci.

            Speaker: Kymberly Coello

If you wish to attend this seminar remotely, please view the instructions for connecting to Fuze or join the meeting online by clicking here. It is recommended that you check for updates to the Fuze client before joining each seminar. Please connect at least five minutes before the meeting if you plan to do so. For those with the Fuze client installed, which is the preferred method of connection, the meeting ID is 316-25-830. Please mute your microphone and turn off your camera for the presentation itself. After the presentation, you can unmute the microphone, and optionally turn on the camera, if you wish to speak to the room.

Speaker Biographies:

Ashley Skillings

Ashley did her undergrad here at Guelph in Molecular Biology and Genetics. She is now a Master’s student in the Boulding Lab in the Integrative Biology department. Her research focuses on lumpfish pedigrees for the commercial population in the salmon sea cages in Newfoundland.

Kymberly Coello

Kymberly is an undergraduate student in the Agricultural Science and Production Engineering degree program at Zamorano University in Honduras. She currently is at the University of Guelph as a visiting researcher with Dr. Angela Canovas. While here she is working on the identification of genomic regions associated with bovine fertility.


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