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Universidade de Brasilia – Instituto de Ciências Biológicas – Campus Darcy Ribeiro, Asa Norte – Brasilia, DF 70910-900 – Brazil

Fellow
McManus
Concepta
Current position: 
Full Professor
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
University of Brasilia
Biodata: 
McManus, BSc from University College Dublin (1987), MSc from University of Edinburgh (1988) and PhD from University of Oxford (1991), received a post-doctorate scholarship at the University of Sydney (2002). She is full professor of Universidade de Brasilia and CNPq scholarship holder (1A). She has experience in animal genetics and breeding, in conservation of animal genetic resources and landscape genetics. McManus has published more than 400 articles in peer reviewed journals with editorial board, 24 book chapters, more than 550 abstracts in conferences, and supervised more than 200 student. She participates in joint projects at the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Council of South Africa and Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA), France, among others. She is a reviewer for 38 national and international journals, and 11 development agencies as well as associate editor for Tropical Animal Health and Production. She was director of international affairs for CAPES/Ministry of Education, Brazil. McManus is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Science and commander of the National Order of Scientific Merit.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
8 - Decent work and economic growth
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
Keywords: 
Genetic Resources, Characterization, SNPs, Quantitative, Molecular, Statistics, Landscape Gentics, Education
Elected
2021
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 25/06/2021