This is the post-conference site for the 30th Anniversary conference. If you require the general AAABG site, or the 19th Conference site click the appropriate item in the top navigation bar.

Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 30th Anniversary Conference

Celebrate our 30th Anniversary with us in the famous Barossa Valley
27th September - 2nd October 2009

For this special meeting we have arranged three diverse yet interconnected events:

Comparative Genomics Workshop

Sun 27th - Mon 28th September 2009

Regulation of gene expression
Structural variation and genome evolution
Non-coding conserved elements
Non-coding RNA and comparative epigenomics

All days will include international and local speakers.

18th AAABG Conference

Mon 28th Sept - Thu 1st October 2009

"Matching genetics and environment
  - a new look at an old topic"

Whole genome animal breeding
Statistical genomics
Breeding for specific production systems
Aquaculture breeding programs
New genetic parameters for cattle and sheep
Field tour - Wednesday afternoon

Sheep & Beef Cattle Breeders' Day

Fri 2nd October 2009

Breeding healthier sheep and cattle
Latest results on breeding for fly strike resistance in Meirnos
Breeding for lamb production
Efficiency of cows with restricted feed
What's the latest on cattle DNA markers?
Opportunities for methane reduction

Prof Stephen Bishop, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh.
Dr Tom Jenkins, Formerly United States Department of Agriculture
Dr Ronnie Green, Global Head, Pfizer Animal Genetics
Dr Johan Greeff, Department of Agriculture and Food, W.A.
Prof Mike Goddard, Dept of Primary Industries, Vic.
Dr Alex Ball, Meat and Livestock Australia
Dr Rob Banks, Meat and Livestock, Australia




The Proceedings of 18th Conference (2009) are available for searching and download. Click "Proceedings" in the navigation bar.

Conference photos

The first group of a series of photographs taken during the 18th conference can be viewed by clicking the "Conference Photos" item in the navigation bar. More will be added.

19th AAABG Conference

The 19th conference will be held in Perth during July, 2011.

Click on the following button to go to the conference web site