Changxi Li

AAFC Prof & Chair, Bovine Gen.

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science

About Me


PhD, University of Alberta

Job/Research Area

Bovine Genomics


Major Responsibilities/Research Interests

Identification and characterization of genes for economically important traits including growth, feed efficiency, fat deposition, carcass merit traits, and beneficial fatty acids in beef cattle; investigation of functions of DNA polymorphisms and elucidation of genetic mechanisms regulating growth, feed efficiency and fat deposition in beef cattle; development of genomic tools to enable the beef industry to improve the above mentioned traits through genomic selection and genome assisted management.