Malena Erbe M. sc. received the award for the best master thesis in the field of animal sciences at this years annual meeting of the German Society for Animal Production.
The thesis, entitled 'Power and robustness of three whole genome association mapping approaches in selected populations' was written in the Animal Breeding and Genetics group under the supervision of Prof. Henner Simianer. It addresses the problem of QTL fine mapping based on high throughput genotype data in selected farm animal populations.