If you would like to organize a seminar, maybe you would like to invite a lecturer? Here we aim to list some lecturers and the subjects they cover. Please, contact the individual lecturer you are interested in for more details!
If you wish us to add the name of a lecturer to this list, please contact us!
List of lecturers
Ulrika Olsson, Gagnef, Sweden.
Language: Swedish, English.
- Breed To Avoid Genetic Diseases (including health programmes)
Gene frequency, effective population, inbreeding depression, random drift of gene frequencies, linebreeding/inbreeding. Dealing with suspected genetic problems in single cats as well as in the breed as a whole, designing health programmes.
- HCM (including health programmes)
Dealing with suspected genetic problems in single cats as well as in the breed as a whole, designing health programmes. HCM, ultrasound examinations of the heart, when to test, how often should we test, what does everything on the form mean, recommendations for breeding.
- Selective Breeding
The difference between selective breeding and kitten production, setting up the breeding goal, priorities in breeding, system for evaluation of the breeding value, the development of the breeds, breeding for extremes, selection and genetic variation, cooperation in breeding, shared responsibilities.
- Colour Genetics
Divisions of the cells, chromosomes, dominant/recessive, sexlinked inheritence, polygenes, the different colour genes, a little about other known genes (coat length, ear-shape, diseases, etc.), genotype/phenotype, breeding schemes.
- Maine Coon History