News and event archive

News archive


2018.03.01 | Research

New research project aims to boost the production of young sows for organic breeding

The PorganiX project will create the first, organic, core livestock of young sows, genetically selected for organic breeding goals, to produce more robust, organic pigs. The outcome of the pioneer project will be an overall lift of the organic, pig producing sector, in Denmark and internationally.


2018.02.15 | Research

New QGG research focuses on better animal welfare for dairy cattle

Researchers at the Centre for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Department for Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, have located DNA variants that can lead to better udder health and animal welfare for dairy cattle.

2018.02.02 | News for employees

New postdoc at QGG

Yahui Gao comes from China Agricultural University, and is employed as postdoc for 1 year. He will work together with Goutam Sahana

Photo: Maiken Kestner

2018.01.29 | Awards

Innovation Fund Denmark's Grand Solutions 2018 awarded to researchers at QGG

At a grand event on Friday, 26 January, the Innovation Fund Denmark awarded several top scientists for their outstanding results. The most prestigious prize was awarded to researchers from QGG for their research on cows' emission of methane and the breeding of more climate friendly cows.

2018.01.18 | News for employees

New visiting student at QGG - portrait

Meet Xiang Ma, who comes from Nanjing Agriculture University in China.

Photo: Søren Kjeldgaard (AU)

2018.01.11 | Research

World Class Cooperation

Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) at the Department for Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University (AU) has signed a cooperation agreement about teaching and research with the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (IVH) at University of Copenhagen (KU), for the benefit of students at the two universities as well…

2017.11.23 | Conference

A successful annual meeting in GenSAP

The 5th annual meeting of the strategic research centre GenSAP was held 15 - 16 November at the Legoland Hotel & Conference Center in Billund, Denmark. The 2-day programme offered a rich variety of talks and fruitful debates in colourful surroundings with Lego bricks everywhere.

2017.11.08 | News for employees

New postdoc at QGG: Anna Schönherz

Anna Schönherz is employed as postdoc for 1 year, and will work together with Bernt Guldbrandtsen

2017.10.24 | News for employees

New postdoc at QGG: Hélène Romé

Hélène Romé is employed as postdoc for 1 year, and will work together with Just Jensen

2017.09.22 | News for employees

New Msc. student at QGG: Trine Andersen

Trine's supervisor is Pernille Sarup. Trine's office is in room 3063.

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Event archive

Fri 16 Mar
13:00-16:00 | The auditorium, Aarhus University Foulum
PhD defence
On Friday 16. March, PhD student at MBG-QGG Foulum, Larissa Zetouni, will defend her thesis entitled 'Opportunities to select for low methane emitting dairy cattle'.
Mon 05 Mar
10:30-11:30 | Meeting room 2, Foulum
MBG Departmental meeting
Wed 28 Feb
10:00-11:00 | NJ Fjords Palæ, Foulum
QGG internal meeting
Mon 26 Feb
08:00-16:00 | MCH Herning Messecenter, Danmark
SEGES Cattle Congress
The cattle congress is the annual gathering for cattle farmers, researchers, decision makers and stakeholder organisations in and around the cattle farming industry.
Sun 11 Feb
08:00-16:00 | Auckland, New Zealand
WCGALP - The World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
The congress is the premier conference for researchers and professionals involved in genetic improvement of livestock. Delegates from around the world gather every four years to attend the scientific program and to network with colleagues.
Sat 10 Feb
08:00-16:00 | Auckland, New Zealand
2018 Interbull meeting
The 2018 Interbull Annual Meeting will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 10-12 February 2018 in conjunction with the 41st ICAR biennial session and the 11th WCGALP meeting.
Wed 07 Feb
08:00-00:00 | Auckland, New Zealand
Annual ICAR Meeting
The annual ICAR meeting 2018 is held in combination with the 2018 WCGALP conference.
Tue 16 Jan
08:00-16:00 | Herning, Denmark
SEGES plant congres 2018 (in collaboration with DCA et al.)
Sat 13 Jan
08:00-16:00 | San Diego, CA (USA)
XXVI Plant and Animal Genome meeting, San Diego, CA
Tue 19 Dec
09:00-12:00 | Auditorium, Aarhus University Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
PhD defence
On Tuesday 19 December, PhD student at MBG-QGG Foulum and Wageningen University & Research (Holland), Qianqian Zhang, will defend her thesis entitled Exploiting whole genome sequence variants in cattle breeding: Unraveling the distribution of genetic variants and role of rare variants in genomic evaluation.

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