Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics, April 29 AND 30

The 2014 Arthur B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be presented on April 29 and April 30, 2013 by Jerry Taylor, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences and Genetics, Wurdack Chair in Animal Genomics, Division of Animal Sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

  • April 29, 12:05 pm, 236 Animal Sciences Building – “Genome Re-sequencing to Identify Loss of Function Variants Underlying Disease, Fertility, Inbreeding Depression and Heterosis.”
  • April 30, 8:50 am, 236 Animal Sciences Building – “The Future of Genomic Selection in Animal Agriculture”

The A. B. Chapman lectures are financially supported by the A. B. Chapman Fund, University of Wisconsin Foundation. Please consider making a contribution to this fund (PLEASE VISIT

The Chapman Lectures have been presented annually since 1994 by leading world scholars in the various fields related to genetic improvement of livestock.