Feb 29

Donagh Berry, Teagasc

Speaker Details

A beef and sheep farmer from southern Ireland, Donagh is a principal investigator in quantitative genetics at the government body Teagasc in Ireland while also holding professorships at several (inter)national universities like the UK and South Africa.

He is also director of a large AgTech Research center with over 230 staff. Following his agricultural degree at University College Dublin, Ireland, he undertook a PhD in quantitative genetics in a collaboration between Teagasc, Wageningen University and University College Dublin. His research interests are in breeding goal development, genetic evaluations, and genomic predictions.