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David Kelly

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Statistical Geneticist

Research Interests

  • Genetics of ruminant feed intake and efficiency
  • Modelling of cattle methane emissions
  • Genetics and genomics of carcass traits in beef cattle
  • Collection of phenotypic data and development of tools to breed cattle for lower daily methane emissions and younger age at slaughter

Current Projects

Meat Technology Ireland Phase 2: Theme 1 - Genetics


  • 2018: B.AgrSc. (Animal and Crop Production), University College Dublin
  • 2022: PhD Quantitative Genetics, Munster Technological University