SUMMARY: Gilberto Schmidt, a animal breedind and geneticist by training, received his BSc degree in Zootechnics (1980) from the São Paulo University, Brazil, his MS degree in Plant Genetics (1983) from Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiróz”, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil and his D.Sc. in Animal Breeding and Genetics (1990) from “Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto”, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil, both on São Paulo Univerity. and a Pós-Doctor at the “Center for Food and Animal Research”, Ottawa, Candada (1992). He was the leader of the Poultry Breedin Program (1987-1992). From May (1997) to December (2000) was Head of Research an Development and from January 2007 to November 2011 was Head of Tecnology Transfer at Embrapa Swine and Poutry, a product Center from Poutry and Swine, located in Concórdia, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Gilberto’s major scientific contributions include the development and release of improved poultry meat and egg production strains, capacity building activities, and many research papers and book chapters. He’s a coordinator of Labex Korea since November 2011.
Embrapa Labex Korea
International Technical Cooperation Center (ITCC)
Rural Development Administration (RDA)
250 Seodun-dong, Gwonseon-gu
Suwon 441-707, Republic of Korea
Phone: +82-31-299-1099 - FAX: +82-31-293-9359