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Dr. George Foxcroft R.

Professor and Canada Research Chair

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

HQ Phone: (780) 492-2751

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

4051 Dent Pharm Bldg.

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2N8

Canada

Company Description

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Alberta was established in 1913 and until 1922 conducted a three-year undergraduate medical program in the basic medical sciences. In 1923, a full program of clinical instruction began, and the first Doctor of ... more

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Employment History

Professor Emeritus

University of Alberta

Faculty Position

University of Nottingham

Affiliations

Professor, Reproductive Physiology - Swine and Member
Univ. of Alberta , Canada

Education

BSc
Agricultural Sciences
University of Nottingham , England

BSc Degree

University of Nottingham England

PhD

University of Nottingham

PhD
Reproductive Physiology
University of Nottingham , England

PhD degree

University of Nottingham England

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George Foxcroft Professor and Canada Research Chair

Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics


Increasing Canadian pork industry competitiveness

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George Foxcroft, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

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EmbryoGENE

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Dr. Michael Dyck assumed the role of Co-director overseeing the porcine node at the University of Alberta in July of 2012 following ther retirement of Dr. George Foxcroft.

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Dr. George Foxcroft
Co-Director, Porcine Node 2008-2012 Dr. Foxcroft, Co-Director of the EmbryoGENE Network based out of the University of Alberta, was appointed to an NSERC-Industry Research Chair in Swine Reproductive Physiology in 1988. The research program he established was supported by over $4M of funding from the Alberta Pork Board, the provincial government, and other industry partners during the subsequent 10 years. Dr. Foxcroft was one of the first individuals from the University of Alberta appointed to a Senior Canada Research Chair and is recognized as a world leader in the application of basic research to improving breeding herd management at the production level. Dr. Foxcroft's core expertise includes endocrinology, embryology, and the application of a range of state-of-the-art technologies to the improvement of breeding management in swine. Most recently, a major CFI/ASRIP grant to establish an Agricultural Livestock Genomics/Proteomics Unit at the University of Alberta will allow members of the Swine Reproduction-Development Program, led by Dr. Foxcroft, to rapidly increase the study of early embryonic and fetal development in swine at the genomic level. Dr. Foxcroft retired from the University of Alberta and Dr. Michael Dyck assumed the post of director of the porcine node.
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Front left to right: George Foxcroft, Brian van Doormaal, Marc-André Sirard
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George Foxcroft, University of Alberta


EmbryoGENE

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Dr. George Foxcroft Swine Reproductive Physiology Network Co-Director, Porcine Node

George Foxcroft was appointed to an NSERC-Industry Research Chair in Swine Reproductive Physiology at the University of Alberta in 1988, and the research program he established was supported by over $4M of funding from Alberta Pork, provincial government agencies, and other industry partners over the next 10 years. In 2001 Dr. Foxcroft was one of the first individuals from the University of Alberta appointed to a Senior Canada Research Chair (in Swine Reproduction Physiology) and is recognized as a world leader in the application of basic research to improving breeding herd management at the production level. Dr. Foxcroft's core expertise includes endocrinology, embryology, and the application of a range of state-of-the-art technologies to the improvement of breeding management in swine. Most recently, a major CFI/ISRIP grant to establish an Agricultural Livestock Genomics/Proteomics Unit at the University of Alberta, will allow members of the Swine Reproduction-Development Program, led by Dr. Foxcroft, to rapidly increase the study of early embryonic and fetal development in swine at the genomic level.

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