Piter Bijma

Piter is Assistant Professor of Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre of Wageningen University and Research.
Areas of Expertise:
- Quantitative genetics of social interactions
- Biodiversity
- Animal breeding methods
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Evaluating Animal Breeding Programmes (edX)

Gain insight in how to evaluate a running breeding program, both in terms of genetic progress and genetic diversity, and in how dissemination of genetic progress takes place. Animal breeding, and especially farm animal breeding, has developed into a professional industry with modern technologies, large-scale data collection, and [...]
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Genetic Models for Animal Breeding (edX)

Understand the genetic and statistic principles that enable responsible animal breeding. Animal breeding involves the selective breeding of domestic animals with the intention to improve desirable (and heritable) qualities in the next generation. This course introduces the steps required to design a program for breeding animals and teaches the [...]
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