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Miguel Angel Toro Ibáñez

Professor Animal Breeding, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)

Design and development of animal breeding programmes
Characterization and utilisation of non-additive variance
Genetic analysis of competitive interactions among individuals
Genetic evaluation and selection in livestock populations (mainly in pigs
and fishes)

Management of genetic variability in selection and conservation programs

Use of molecular information in selection and conservation programs
Genetic markers for breed genetic identification and traceability of meat transformed products
QTL detection and gene identification for traits of economic interest mainly in pigs and fishes
Genomic selection and conservation

Evolutionary genetics
Evolution of altruistic and cooperative traits
Gen-culture co-evolution


  • –present
    Genética Cuantitativa , Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
  • 2008–present
    Chair professor, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid


  • 1979 
    Universidad Complutense , Doctor en Ciencias Biológicas