Valentin Wimmer

Valentin Wimmer Central statistic unit for KWS R&D in Einbeck, Germany

Dr. Valentin Wimmer is working within the central statistic unit for KWS R&D in Einbeck, Germany. His working areas include marker statistic applications (genomic prediction, genome-wide association studies, QTL mapping) as well as field trial analysis. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in statistics from the university of Munich and a Ph.D. in plant breeding from the Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen. His dissertation was concerned with the efficiency of statistical methods for genome-based prediction. During his PhD, he designed and contributed to the synbreed R package providing a framework for the analysis of genomic prediction data.

Genomic Selection & Genome-Wide Association Mapping

  • 22 November 2016
  • Ralph W Cummings Auditorium
  • 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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