Oikonomou Valia

Contact: valiaekonomou@hotmail.com

I am in the third year of my PhD at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Biology, doing research on Animal Breeding and Genetics. During my studies, I have been introduced to a variety of subjects including Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS), Regional Heritability Mapping (RHM), QTL detection, Genetic Mapping (Linkage Analysis), Estimation of Breeding Values (EBVs) Estimation of Genomic Breeding Value (G-EBVs) and Reaction Norms. I have a master’s degree in Research Methodology in Biomedicine, Biostatistics and Clinical Bioinformatics from the School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly. I have a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Agricultural University of Athens. In the past, I have worked as a biometrician for 2.5 years in a Clinical research organization in Greece and as an agriculturist for half a year, for a private company.