• Reist-Marti, S. (defended 2004): Analysis of methods for efficient biodiversity conservation with focus on African cattle breeds. ETH. Zürich, Switzerland, Diss. rer nat.

  • Flury, C. (defended 2005): Epistatic kinship – A new measure for the assessment of genetic diversity in livestock populations. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. download

  • Tsehay, F. (defended 2005): Untersuchung zur Gestaltung von Zuchtprogrammen in der Legehennenzucht. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Bosselmann, F. (defended 2006): Genetische und phänotypische Einflussfaktoren auf die Merkmale der in vivo Embryonenproduktion und die Kalbung nach Embryotransfer. Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Diss. vet. med. download

  • Lind, B. (defended 2007): Ableitung der Wirtschaftlichkeitskoeffizienten und optimalen Indexgewichte des Gesamtzuchtwertes für die deutschen Milch- und Zweinutzungsrassen unter Berücksichtigung aktueller und erwarteter zukünftiger Rahmenbedingungen. Georg- August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Muchadeyi F.C. (2007) Assessment of genetic diversity of Zimbabwe village chicken eco-types. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr., Cuvillier Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86727-326-6

  • Schmidtko, J. (defended 2007): Zuchtplanerische Bewertung verschiedener Strategien für die nachhaltige Zucht ökologischer Milchrinder. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Köhn, F. (defended 2007): Growth curve and body weight in Goettingen Minipigs – a phenotypic and genetic study. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Agena, D. (defended 2009): Untersuchungen zur Genauigkeit einer genomgestützten Zuchtwertschätzung. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Pinent,T. (defended 2009): Concept for planing conservation schemes for farm animal genetic diversity focussed on German chicken breeds. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Qanbari, S. (defended 2010): Study of genomic structure and signatures of recent positive selection in cattle. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Cuc, N.T.K. (defended 2010): Vietnamese local chicken breeds: Genetic diversity and prioritising breeds for conservation. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Schierenbeck, S. (defended 2010): Controlling of dairy cattle breeding programs. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr.download

  • Sitzenstock, F. (defended 2012): Genetic progress and inbreeding rate in complex breeding programmes - Applications to sport horses and laying hens. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Diss. agr.download

  • Ober, U. (defended 2012): Genomic Prediction for Quantitative Traits: Using Kernel Methods and Whole Genome Sequence Based Approaches. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Dissertation an der Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatikdownload

  • Gärke, Chr. (defended 2012): Genetic differentiation within and between populations under selection – studies on diverse chicken populations and the Göttingen Minipig. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr.download

  • Erbe, Malena (defended 2013): Accuracy of Genomic Prediction in Dairy Cattle. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Kramer, Michael (defended 2013): Genomic breeding value estimation for novel functional traits in Brown Swiss Cattle. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. pdf

  • Haberland, Anne Marie (defended 2013): Application of selection index theory comprising genomic information to breeding programs of sport horses and pigs. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Gholami, Mahmood (defended 2014): Selection signature detection in a diverse set of chicken breeds. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Lyimo, Charles (defended 2014): Genetic Characterization of Tanzanian Indigenous Chickens in Relation to the Worldwide Spectrum of Chicken Diversity. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Berger, Swetlana (defended 2015): Scale effects on genomic modelling and prediction. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Ni,Guiyan (defended 2016): Genomic selection in farm animals: accuracy of prediction and applications with imputed whole-genome sequencing data in chicken. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Ha, Ngoc-Thuy (defended 2016): Lost in Transition - Genetic, Transcriptomic and Breeding Aspects of Metabolic Robustness in Dairy Cows. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Heise, Johannes (defended 2017): Genetic evaluation of longevity in dairy cattle - A new model for an old trait. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Reimer, Christian (defended 2018): Sequence-Based Analyses of the Goettingen Minipig Genome. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Fangmann, Anna Maria (defended 2018): Genomic and conventional evaluations for fertility traits in pigs. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Li, Zhengcao (defended 2019): Integrating Omics Data into Genomic Prediction. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Pook, Torsten (defended 2019): Retrieving patterns of genetic diversity in a global set of chicken breeds. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download

  • Malomane, Dorcus Kholofelo (defended 2019): Methods and software to enhance statistical analysis in large scale problems in breeding and quantitative genetics. Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Diss. agr. download