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2017 Arthur B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics

April 24 @ 8:50 am - 4:00 pm

2017 Arthur B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics
 
Professor Noelle Cockett – Utah State University, USA
 
The 2017 Arthur B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be presented on April 24 (Monday), 2017 by Professor Noelle Cockett.
 
Dr. Noelle Cockett is a Professor in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Utah State University (USU). Dr. Cockett has been active in sheep genomics research, with a main interest on the identification of genetic markers associated with economically important traits in sheep, as well as the development of resources that advance research on the sheep genome. Dr. Cockett has served as the United States coordinator for sheep genome mapping since 1993 and is a member of the International Sheep Genomics Consortium. Dr. Cockett grew up on a beef cattle ranch in eastern Montana and received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from Montana State University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Animal Breeding and Genetics from Oregon State University. She then spent five years as a Research Geneticist at the ARS Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska. She joined USU as an assistant professor in 1990, was promoted to associate professor in 1993, and to full professor in 1996. Dr. Cockett has served as USU’s Executive Vice President and Provost since July 2013. Previously, she was Dean of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences and Vice President for Extension and Agriculture at USU. She has also served as the Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and the Interim Provost for USU. Dr. Cockett is currently the USU president.
 
April 24 (Monday) 8:50 a.m., Room 212, Animal Science Building: “Feeding a Hungry World in the 21st Century”
 
April 24 (Monday) 12:05 p.m., Room 209, Animal Science Building: “Genomics Research in Sheep”
 
 

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Madison, 53706 United States
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