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Animal & Bioscience Research Department Staff

Name: Michael Mullen, B.Sc. Ph.D. Michael Mullen
Contact Details: Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre,
Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland.
+353 (0)91 845276 
Research Interests: Molecular genetics and animal performance:
Identifying and characterising the genetic mechanisms affecting complex traits.

Uterine function and fertility:
The role of the uterine environment in early embryo development and survival.
Selected Publications: View selected publications
Current Role / Title: Research Scientist
Current Projects: Characterisation of early embryo-maternal interaction and identification of molecular biomarkers early pregnancy (RMIS 5812)

Determination of variation in genes of the somatotrophic axis by target enrichment and next generation sequencing and its effect on performance in cattle (RMIS 6079)

Identification of uterine proteomic and genomic differences in dairy heifers with different levels of embryo survival rate (RMIS 5812)
Education: Ph.D. in Molecular genetics, National University of Ireland, Galway.

B.Sc. National University of Ireland, Galway
Collaborations: Prof. Fuller Bazer (Texas A&M University, USA)

Prof. Alex Evans, Prof. Mark Crowe and Prof. David MacHugh (UCD, Ireland)

Prof. Giuliano Elia and Dr. Lorraine Brennan (Conway Institute,UCD, Ireland)

Prof. Charles Spillane (NUI, Galway)

Prof. Matt Lucy (University of Missouri, USA)
Presentations: View selected presentations
Professional Membership: British Society of Animal Science

American Society of Animal Science

International Society of Animal Genetics