Dr Jennie Pryce
Dr Jennie Pryce is Principal Research Scientist with Agriculture Victoria, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, located at AgriBio, where she leads a large team of scientists and supervises PhD students. She also holds the position of Principal Research Fellow at the School of Applied Systems Biology, La Trobe University. Her main areas of interest are genetic improvement of functional traits in dairy cattle (especially female fertility and feed conversion efficiency), optimising breeding scheme design under genomic selection and development of dairy selection indices.
Jennie is also a senior editor with the Journal of Dairy Science and a member of the ICAR (International Committee on Animal Recording) working group on functional traits. In Australia, Jennie sits on several industry and research alignment groups that shape the future of dairy research in Australia.
Previously, she was employed by the Scottish Agricultural College, and Livestock Improvement Corporation in New Zealand.