CGIL Seminar: "Genetic Improvement: A fundamental basis of the Canadian sheep industry"
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Frédéric completed a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy from Université Laval and a Masters in Quantitative Genetics from McGill University. He first worked for two years in research and development for Génétiporc, however, for the past fourteen years, he has been at the Centre de développement du porc du Québec (CDPQ) and more recently at the Centre d’expertise en production ovine du Québec (CEPOQ) as a specialist in the field of animal breeding and genetics. As part of this work, he is in charge of research projects and developments within this field. His involvement in research and development, the trials at the Deschambault Swine Testing Station, and in the genetic evaluation programs have led to his participation in the Canada-wide development and transfer of new swine and sheep genetics technologies.