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Interbull centre

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 (http://www.icar.org/pages/working_groups/wg_interbeef.htm). 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 seven full time staff, one part time consultant and it is supported by the Interbull Secretariat.

The Centre is one of the five sections 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.

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Guiding principles:

Our services are performed with

  • Accurate predictions
  • Independence
  • Timely delivery
  • Documented methods and practices publicly available
  • Unbiased statistics
  • Comprehensive communication

 

Management and genetic data analyst are committed to fulfill customer requirements and to achieve policy and goals through continual improvements.

 

Call for abstracts 2017 EAAP/Interbull
2017-02-13
Information about abstract submission EAAP/Interbull Read more...

Season's Greetings from all at the Interbull Centre
2016-12-20
Season's Greetings from all at the Interbull Centre Read more...

Useful deadlines
2016-12-05
Useful deadlines for the January 2017 test run Read more...

Launch of GenoEx-PSE and Accreditation of DNA Data Interpretation Centres.
2016-10-17
Information on the Launch of GenoEx-PSE and Accreditation of DNA Data Interpretation Centres. Read more...

Interbull Centre - Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU - Box 7023, S-75007 Uppsala, Sweden - interbull@slu.se

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