Fernando Flores Cardoso
Research and Development
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria
He is Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Universidade Federal de Pelotas (1995), has a master's degree in Animal Science from the Universidade Federal de Pelotas (1999), master's degree in Applied Statistics from Michigan State University (2002), Ph.D. in Animal Science from Michigan State University (2003) and postdoctoral in Bioinformatics with emphasis on Statistical Genomics at Michigan State University (2006). Currently a researcher and deputy manager for research, development and innovation at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Embrapa South Livestock Center (Bage/RS), and permanent faculty of the Graduate Program in Animal Science at Federal University of Pelotas and Applied Computer Science at Unipampa . Research fellow of the National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development. He has experience in Animal Science with an emphasis in Animal Breeding and Genetics, acting on the following topics: breeding objectives and selection criteria, methodology for genetic evaluation of beef cattle, crossbreeding systems, use of genomic information in animal breeding and genotype-environment interaction.