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Dan Milbourne
Funded Investigator
Dan Milbourne is a senior research officer in the Teagasc Crop Science Research Department. His primary area of interest is developing the practical application of genome-based approaches such as marker-assisted selection (MAS) and genomic selection (GS) in conventional plant breeding programmes. Dan also coordinates the DAFM-RSF funded “Virtual Irish Centre for Crop Improvement” the goal of which is to exploit genome-based methods for the genetic improvement of crop species underpinning Irish ( He holds the position of Guest Professor Yunnan Normal University in Kunming, China, and is an Adjunct Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Dan is co-lead Spoke 3 pasture breeding with Aonghus Lawlor in Insight. Dan is supervisor to one research assistant and co-supervises one PhD student in Spoke 3 with Insight.
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