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Department of Animal Science, School of Agriculture, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.

Julius Kofi
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University of Cape Coast
Julius Hagan is a senior lecturer University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He earned his BSc in agriculture at the University of Cape Coast in 2003, and a PhD in animal breeding and genetics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana in 2010. He served as a senior research assistant at the University of Cape Coast in 2004. He became a lecturer in 2011 and was subsequently promoted to a senior lecturer in 2014. He is currently the head of department. His research interests range from the incorporation of heat-tolerant or thermo-regulatory genes in exotic layers for improved egg production under warm and humid environments in Ghana and the tropics; conservation of local animal genetic resources for food security. He is also interested in assessing the growth and reproductive performance of local livestock species. Julius Hagan has authored more than 20 scientific articles in internationally reputable peer-reviewed journals, as well as several articles in local and international conference proceedings. He was awarded the 3rd best young professional scientist in Africa in 2013 by CTA. He is a fellow of Science and Technology for Society (STS, 2016).
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01-Agricultural Sciences
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TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
Last updated on 20/01/2022