The Interbull Centre is the operational unit of Interbull and provides genetic information services and applied research for improvement of livestock to a worldwide network and fulfills a mandate as an European Union Reference Laboratory for Zootechnics.
Administratively, the Interbull Centre is a section of the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), which has been contracted by ICAR to be the operational unit for the Interbull permanent subcommittee and for the Interbeef working group. As the European Union Reference Laboratory for Zootechnics, the Interbull centre interacts with the EU member states through the international genetic evaluation services and also provides assistance to the European Commission in issues related to bovine breeding and genetics.
The Interbull Centre is formed by 9.25 full time staff equivalents, and is supported by the administration section of the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics.
The Centre is one of the six units which make up the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, which in turn is part of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU.
There are four research units: “Molecular Genetics”, “Bioinformatics”, “Quantitative Genetics” and “Applied Genetics”, and two service units: “SLU Biobank” and “Interbull Centre”. Molecular Genetics" also includes a laboratory for contract research, “HGEN Lab”.
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Interbull Centre - Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU - Box 7023, S-75007 Uppsala, Sweden - firstname.lastname@example.org