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Centre of excellence in genomics and biotechnology improving functional traits of farm animals and quality of their products

Objective

The Centre was created at IGAB PAS. Mission of the project is: to ensure the Centre's position as a Coe in Genomic and Biotechnology research aimed at the improvement of farm animal functional traits, animal product quality and nutritional value and use of animal models in biomedical research; to establish regional network integrating institutions of CC performing research in the areas of molecular genetics and biotechnology of farm animals; integrating the Centre with ERA. The project's objectives will be achieved through the performance of the following activities: training of young Centre staff through a series of specialist lectures, organization of joint workshops with the participation of Advisory Board members and exchange of research personnel, scientific co-operation with EU laboratories resulting in the joint performance of FP6 research projects. The actions will result in significant increase of scientific level of the Centre.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

INSTITUTE OF GENETICS AND ANIMAL BREEDING - POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
Address
Jastrzebiec, Postepu Str 1
05 552 Wolka Kosowska
Poland