Dr Cynthia Bottema

Dr Cynthia Bottema
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Animal Science
 Email cynthia.bottema@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7641
 Location Floor/Room G 15 ,  J.S. Davies building ,   Roseworthy
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr Cynthia Bottema is an Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide in the School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences. Her expertise is in molecular genetics, DNA testing, biotechnology, and lipid biochemistry, particularly as applied to animal science and livestock production. Cindy received her PhD in Microbial Physiology at Oregon State University. Upon completion of a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University, Cindy was appointed as a human molecular genetics research associate at the Mayo Clinic. In 1992, Cindy took a position at the University of Adelaide as the JS Davies Professorial Research Fellow in cattle molecular genetics and in 2000, became a tenured academic at the University of Adelaide. Since 2000, Cindy has had several educational roles in the University including acting as the Animal Science Program Coordinator. She is currently the School Associate Head of Staff, the Head of the Animal & Veterinary Biosciences Department and a member of the School Executive Committee.

    Cindy’s teaching interests include genetics, molecular genetics, biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology and her research interests are in livestock molecular genetics and  include the genome organization of Bovidae, genome mapping in Bovidae and genetics of lipid metabolism in cattle. Cindy has served on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Animal Genetics for many years.

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesAgriculture & Farming, Science & Technology
    ExpertiseMolecular genetics; DNA testing; DNA biotechnologies; animal science; Biotechnology; animal (molecular genetics; DNA biotechnologies; DNA testing; animal genetics; animal molecular biology
    NotesAlt phone nos: (08) 8313 7823 or (08) 8313 7648; external: (08) 8521 2641
    Mobile0410 698 547

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Entry last updated: Saturday, 2 Jul 2016

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