Part of the Feed-a-Gene H2020 project, this one-year research position will focus on statistical analysis of omics data for predictive models of feed efficiency. Applications should be send by 20 march 2017.
INRA recruits tenured researchers and engineers and welcomes several hundred foreign researchers and students.
Permanent researchers of all nationalities are recruited through a competitive process to select highly-qualified candidates. They are tenured from the start, and they can express their creativity and reach a level of excellence for the pleasure of discovering and developing effective applications useful to society today. Permanent engineers of all nationalities are selected using the same competitive procedure. They have major technical and managerial responsibilities.
Feed-a-Gene wishes all its stakeholders a happy new year! We hope 2017 will be heatlhy, peaceful and exciting for you and your loved ones. The Feed-a-Gene project has started producing results, and they will be published in the next months. You will be informed of all news related to the project.
On 12 of October, the AFZ (WP7 Communication and Dissemination) organizes a one-day workshop dedicated to Precision Livestock Farming (PLF), in Paris. This workshop addresses all livestock species and will provide examples of already existing PLF systems. There will be a special focus on data management (collection, treatment and related costs).
Valérie Heuzé (AFZ, WP7 Communication and dissemination) attended on behalf of Feed-a-Gene the H2020 Science Communication Event held in Manchester on 24 July 2016. This event organised by the EU was aimed at Horizon 2020 coordinators. It focused on effective science communication techniques necessary to produce a "win-win" situation for researchers and media as well as other science communicators.
The first annual meeting of the Feed-a-Gene project took place on 26-28 April 2016 in Foulum, Denmark. It was hosted by Aarhus University, one of the project partners. The meeting was attended by 74 people, including 14 representatives of stakeholder organisations. The meeting was organised in two parts: the Stakeholder Day (26 April), for the stakeholders, and the main sessions (27-28 April), for the consortium partners.
Please read the progress reports for the first year of the Feed-a-Gene-Project. These reports were established by Ludovic Brossard (INRA), Guy Garrod (Newcastle University), Hélène Gilbert (INRA), Veronika Halas (Kaposvár University), Alfons Jansman (WUR), Knud Erik Bach Knudsen (AU-Foulum), Jesús Pomar (Universitat de Lleida).
Dr Richard Finkers (Wageningen UR, Dutch Techcentre for Lifesciences and ELIXIR–NL) was invited by the Feed-a-Gene project to present the concepts of FAIR data management during the Feed-a-Gene annual meeting on 26 April 2016. The following text summarizes Dr Finkers’ presentation.