Justin Fix

Justin Fix

Smithfield Premium Genetics. United States

Director of Genetic Programs
Smithfield Premium Genetics

June 2013 – now

V.P. of Global Technical Service
National Swine Registry

June 2012 – June 2013

  • Responsible for the direction and oversight of 3 departments (Pedigree Services, Genetics & Technology, and IT/Software Development)
  • Oversaw the day-to-day operations of genetic programs and research platforms
    • Cooperated with faculty at academic institutions for the purpose of joint-research projects
  • Managed international technical program
    • Developed relationships with academic, government, and allied industry
    • Coordinated grants for competitive funding strategies (~ $100,000 per year)

Director of Genetic and Technical Services
National Swine Registry

January 2012 – June 2012

  • Oversaw the day-to-day operations of the genetic programs and research platforms
    • Cooperated with faculty at academic institutions for the purpose of joint-research projects
  • Provided direction to the genetic evaluation system of NSR and genetic programs of its membership
  • Managed international technical program
    • Developed relationships with academic, government, and allied industry
    • Coordinated grants for competitive funding strategies (~ $100,000 per year)

Genetic Programs Specialist
National Swine Registry

June 2010 – December 2011

Updated CV 12-Mar-2015

Articles

Relationships among pigs weaned, preweaning survival and weaning weight with the number of piglets after cross fostering

24-Apr-2015 (4 years 6 months 20 days ago)

Although piglet birth weight is the most influential factor affecting piglet survival other behavioral factors such as vitality and vigor of piglets at birth contribute to the overall likelihood of the offspring surviving.

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Relationship between sow productivity traits:pigs weaned, survival,...