Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators


Name (last, first)

Job Title

Research Theme


Phone number

Basarab, John

Senior Beef Research Scientist (Government of Alberta) and Adjunct Professor (University of Alberta)

Beef cattle production and genetics

(403) 350-9620

Bruce, Heather

Associate Professor - University of Alberta

Carcass and meat science

(780) 492-9871

Dyck, Michael


Reproductive physiology & biotechnology

(780) 492-0047

Fitzsimmons, Carolyn

Research Scientist (AAFC) and Assistant/Adjunct Professor (University of Alberta)

Gene expression, bovine genetics

(780) 248-1700

Goddard, Ellen

Professor, Co-operative Chair in Agricultural Marketing and Business

Public policy, consumer behaviour related to food

(780) 492-4596

Guan, Leluo


Functional genomics and microbiology

(780) 492-2480

Li, Changxi

AAFC Professor and AAFC Chair in Bovine Genomics

Bovine genomics

(780) 492-5248

Plastow, Graham

CEO - Professor

Animal genomics

(780) 492-1496

Stothard, Paul

Associate Professor

Bioinformatics and genomics

(780) 492-5242

Wang, Zhiquan

Associate Professor

Quantitative and statistical genomics

(780) 492-5243

Willing, Ben

Assistant Professor

Microbiology of nutrigenomics

(780) 492-8908

Yang, Rong-Cai

AF Professor

Statistical genomics and quantitative genetics

(780) 492-3728