CGIL Seminar F2022- Dr. Troy Rowan

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Online via Microsoft Teams


We are happy to have with us Dr. Troy Rowan, an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, to present this Friday December 9th, 2022. The seminar will begin at 1:30 PM EDT/EST on the virtual platform Microsoft Teams. The title of the presentation is: "Using unconventional phenotypes to dissect complex traits in beef cattle".
Speaker Biography:
Dr. Troy Rowan is an Assistant Professor in the University of Tennessee’s Genomics Center for the Advancement of Agriculture. He holds dual appointments in the Department of Animal Science and in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department. His research uses genomic and computational approaches to understand the biology that underlies a wide range of complex traits in beef cattle. He is particularly interested in local adaptation, heterosis, novel phenotype creation, and genomic approaches to increasing beef cattle sustainability. His work aims to deliver tangible solutions to U.S. beef cattle producers while answering fundamental biological questions. Additionally, Dr. Rowan serves as the state extension beef cattle genetics specialist, performing producer education and outreach in Tennessee and nationwide.
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