Bo Thomsen

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Research, CV, publications and activities

Bo Thomsen's research, CV, publications, activities etc.

Research areas

Domestic animals provide a valuable resource for studying the genetics and genomics of phenotypic variation in quantitative traits as well as for the identification of mutations underpinning hereditary defects.

Current research interests

  • Mapping of quantitative trait loci that affect health and production traits in farm animals
  • Identification of disease-causing mutations and functional studies of proteins involved in hereditary disorders
  • Discovery and functional characterization of microRNA in the farm animal genomes
  • Expression of microRNA and mRNA in muscles in relation to growth and differentiation, muscle exercise and phenotypic traits
  • Characterization of genomic structural variation