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Joint Graduate School in Dairy Research and Innovation

Biology in genetics

Our current research in this area is varied including genetic selection, genomics, gene discovery, large scale data analysis and reproduction. Discovery of genes associated with phenotypes using genetics and the underlying mechanisms. Model systems for gene function, and testing.

Specific topic areas include

  • Animal Disease
  • Animal Physiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Quantitative Genetics


Potential supervisors in this area

University of Auckland staff:


University of Auckland and partner staff (co-appointed)


Dairy NZ staff


LIC staff


AgResearch staff