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A new coordinator for the Fecund project

Dr. Filippo Biscarini started working as web and database programmer and geneticist for cattle breeding organizations in Ireland and Italy. He then was a visiting scientist at the University of Guelph (Canada). He got his PhD in animal breeding and genetics at the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands), and was post-doctoral researcher at the University of Göttingen (Germany). He



2nd Year Annual Meeting

Early February 2015, the partners of the FECUND consortium met in Munich at IZB Martinsried for the second annual project meeting. John Williams (project coordinator, Parco Tecnologico Padano) opened the meeting and provided an introduction for the discussion of the project work, emphasising that FECUND is at the 24th month of the Project, so half



1st Year Annual Meeting

The first annual meeting of FECUND project was held in Bruxelles at “Casa Lombardia” (the Head-quartier of Lombardy Region) on the February 11th 2014. FECUND is working on the first phase of the project focused on the Energy Balance and Genetic Merit animal models (WP1) and the “biological WPs 2-3-4” respectively related to follicle-oocyte, oviduct-embryo