Position/Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Office: ANNU 110A
Dr. Tatiane Seleguim Chud obtained her B.Sc. in Animal Science (2011) and M.Sc (2014) and Ph.D (2018) in Animal Breeding and Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil. She has been working in animal breeding and genetics since 2007 on multiple projects, including estimation of genetic parameters in different species, genotype imputation, genome-wide association studies, and copy number variation detection. During her undergrad internship and MSc she worked with Dr. Flavio Schenkel at University of Guelph. Her master’s thesis focused on Genotype Imputation in beef cattle, and her Ph.D on Copy number variation detection in dairy cattle. During her Ph.D, she was a visiting student at USDA, Beltsville, MD, US under supervision of Dr. Derek Bickhart. In June of 2018, Tatiane joined the Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock (CGIL) as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Currently, her main project is Increasing feed efficiency and reducing methane emissions through genomics: a new promising goal for the Canadian dairy industry under supervision of Dr. Schenkel.