- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Participate in a genome-editing webinar and survey April 17
The health and well-being of animals can be improved with genome-editing technology, but only if people trust and accept the methods.
“A number of breeding methods, including artificial insemination, embryo transfer, crossbreeding and, more recently, genomic selection, have been used to achieve livestock improvements,” said Alison Van Eenennaam, UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the UC Davis Department of Animal Science. “Now, genome editing promises to complement traditional breeding programs by precisely introducing desirable genetic variations into livestock...