Johann Sölkner elected Vice President (Science) of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP)

At the annual meeting of the federation in Dubrovnik, attended by 1450 participants, the EAAP council elected Prof. Johann Sölkner to serve as Vice President for the next 3 years.
Sölkner is professor of animal breeding and population genetics at the Division of Livestock Sciences, Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems, at BOKU. He is internationally recognized for his contributions to methodology of quantitative animal genetics and genomics as well as for his support of practical livestock breeding programs in Austria and in several countries of Africa.