Research Project Details

Construction of a health trait-associated cDNA library for screening candidate genes in the mammary gland of lactating cows: developing a tool to identify major genes involved in mastitis

Lay Title: Identifying genes acting at the first barrier against two types of pathogens, reIated to two types of mastitis, chronic and acute: selecting for beneficial genes regarding mastitis resistance

Project Summary

Start Date: Apr-2004

Duration: 3 years.

Subjects: Health, Genomic, Immunology, Mastittis

Funding Groups
Primary Funding Group: Dairy Cattle Genetics Research and Development (DairyGen) Council of the Canadian Dairy Network
Matching Funding Group: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Researchers

  • Dr. Nathalie Bissonnette

    Lead Researcher, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre
  • Dr. John P. Kastelic

    Collaborator 1, University of Guelph - Ontario Agriculture College - Guelph
  • Dr. Bernhard Benkel

    Collaborator 2, Nova Scotia Agricultural College
  • Dr. Carl Lessard

    Collaborator 3, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre
  • Dr. Moussa Sory Diarra

    Collaborator 4, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Pacific Agri-Food Research - Agassiz Site
  • Dr Guylain Boissonneault

    Collaborator 5, Université de Sherbrooke - Faculté des sciences - Département de biologie
  • Dr. Lulizim Shkreta

    Collaborator 6, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre
  • Dr. Claude Robert

    Collaborator 7, Université Laval - Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation - Département des sciences animales