CGIL Seminar W2021- Saranya Narayana

Date and Time


Online via Microsoft Teams


We are very pleased to have Saranya Narayana, a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary, presenting a CGIL Seminar on Friday April 23rd, 2021. The seminar will begin at 1:30 PM EDT/EST on the virtual platform Microsoft Teams. The title of the presentation is: “Underlying genetic architecture of mastitis: A systematic review and meta-enrichment and gene prioritization analysis of GWAS results​​​​​”.
To join this seminar, please ensure you have downloaded the Microsoft Teams application to your computer, or join the meeting online by using the web browser version of Microsoft Teams. Please join the meeting with your microphone on mute and camera turned off. After the presentation, you can unmute the microphone, and optionally turn on the camera, if you wish to ask a question. 
Connection information for the meeting has been sent via a Calendar invitation, additionally the meeting can be found at the link below: 
Speaker Biography:
Saranya Narayana received her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Fisheries from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She obtained her master’s degree from University of Guelph in Animal Breeding and Genetics in 2016. Her master’s research focused on Genetic analysis of groups of mid-infrared predicted fatty acids in milk. Upon completion, she worked as a research assistant at University of Calgary on a collaborative project between Centre for the Genetic Improvement of Livestock (CGIL) and University of Calgary in Genetic Epidemiology of mastitis. As she became more interested in genetic epidemiology in livestock and to horn her technical skills she converted to PhD. in Genetic Epidemiology at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary in 2018. She works under the supervision of Dr. Herman Barkema from University of Calgary. Her PhD project focuses on genetic and genomics of mastitis in dairy cattle. She is currently interning at CGIL under the supervision of Dr. Flavio Schenkel.

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