Sebastian Ezquiel Demyda Peyrás

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  • Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
  • 2017-18
  • Argentina

Animal Science

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University of La Plata

Faculty Host: Pablo Ross
Faculty Host Contact: pross@ucdavis.edu

Sebastían is an Associate Professor in the Veterinary School of the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, in Argentina. He is an animal geneticist, with emphasis in genomics of horses and cattle. He did all of his scientific career  in Spain (MSc and PHD), living there for 10 years, and in 2016 he went back to Argentina in a Fixed position. His current research projects included horse and cattle genomics, the study of the molecular basis of inbreeding and the use of genomic data in breeding programs. At UC Davis, he will be working in the Ross lab on a project related to gene edition in cow embryos. 

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