Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics
Section Awarded: National
Dr. Guilherme J.M. Rosa, Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics
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Dr. Rosa is a Professor of Quantitative Genetics and Genomics in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison, and has previously served as faculty in the Department of Biostatistics at São Paulo State University, Brazil, and in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. He has a B.S. in Animal Science and M.S. in Animal Breeding and Genetics from São Paulo State University, Brazil. In addition, he has a Ph.D. degree in Statistics and Agricultural Experimentation from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and completed post-doctoral training at UW-Madison. Dr. Rosa conducts basic research in the areas of experimental design, statistical modeling, and data mining techniques applied to animal breeding and quantitative genetics/genomics. Moreover, Dr. Rosa maintains a very active collaborative research program in genetics and genomics of various species including cattle, pigs, sheep, and chickens.