Innovative Management of Animal Genetic Resources
The aim of IMAGE is to enhance the use of genetic collections and to upgrade animal gene bank management. IMAGE will further develop genomic methodologies, biotechnologies, and bioinformatics for a better knowledge and exploitation of animal genetic resources.
The ultimate goal of the project is to demonstrate the benefits brought by gene banks to the development of more sustainable livestock farming systems, in particular by:
To reach its overall goal, the project will pursue and achieve the following scientific and technological objectives: