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Mohamad Ballan

PhD Student

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Research fellow

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/17 Livestock Systems, Animal Breeding and Genetics

Short Bio

Education
Mohamad Ballan obtained a master degree in Bioinformatics (2020) at the University of Bologna, with a thesis on "Genome-wide haplotype-based studies of reproductive traits in pigs: focus on homozygous allele deficiency". Currently, he is PhD student at Bologna University, Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences – DISTAL.

Research activities
Mohamad’s research activities focus on genomic big data (NGS and SNP panel datasets) in different species of mammals. Within the framework of systems biology, his research includes:

▪ the implementation of several bioinformatic pipelines that include data storage and management, data curation, data analysis, and interpretation;

▪ genome-wide association studies (GWAS) analysis of production and reproductive traits;

▪ the detection of selection signature in different rabbit breeds;

▪ detection of Runs of Homozygosity Analysis (ROH) from genome data;

▪ copy number variant (CNV) detection.

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Contacts

E-mail:
mohamad.ballan2@unibo.it

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
Viale Fanin 50, Bologna - Go to map

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
Viale Fanin 46, Bologna - Go to map

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