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Alan Twomey

Walsh Scholar

Research Interests

Implementing health traits in the national breeding index for dairy and beef cattle

Genetic control of parasitic diseases in cattle 

Current Projects

Genetics and genomics of parasitic diseases in Irish dairy and beef cattle

Education

Bachelor of Animal Science, University College Dublin

Twomey, A. J., Sayers R. G., Carroll R. I., Byrne N., O’ Brien E., Doherty M. L., McClure J. C., Graham D. A., and Berry D. P. 2016. Genetic parameters for both a Fasciola hepatica-liver damage phenotype caused by and Fasciola hepatica  antibody response to phenotype in dairy and beef cattle.  In press: Journal of Animal Science