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Epigenetics project gets 10,5 million NOK

Epigenetics project gets 10,5 million NOK

Project leader Prof. Elisabeth Kommisrud

The biotechnology department at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN) gets a 10,5 MNOK grant from The Research Council of Norway for their project «Elucidation of underlying factors influencing fertility in modern, efficient livestock production through novel epigenomics and metabolomics”

The main idea of the project is to develop new generic knowledge and technology by identifying epigenetic and metabolomic signatures associated with improved and sustainable health and fertility in cattle and swine. Read more about it here.

Professor Elisabeth Kommisrud at INN is the leader of the project, which is a cooperation between INN, the Heidner companies Geno and Norsvin, and SINTEF. Hamar Municipality also supports the project with 2,5 MNOK. The project will start in spring 2017 and run for three years.

Read more (in Norwegian).