Juan F. Medrano

Juan F. Medrano

Juan F. Medrano, Ph.D. "
Professor of Animal Genetics,
NRSP-8 Cattle Genome Coordinator

Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

Phone: +1 530-752-6786
FAX: +1 530-752-0175
Email: jfmedrano@ucdavis.edu

Education

Agronomist: Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, El Zamorano, Honduras. 1969 (Agriculture).
B.S., University of California Davis, 1971 (Biochemical Animal Genetics).
M.S., University of California Davis, 1973 (Animal Science).
Ph.D.,  University of California Davis, 1975 (Genetics).

Research Interest

Genomics Laboratory
Applications of next generation sequencing and systems biology approaches to study genetic variation of complex traits. Genetics of milk composition and animal growth. Development of the new bovine genome assembly. Genomics of coffee: development of a reference genome, transcriptome sequencing and genetic diversity among varieties.

U.C. Davis Coffee Genome Project

Website: http://coffeegenome.ucdavis.edu

Graduate Groups

Animal Biology
Integrative Genetics and Genomics