Dorcus Kholofelo Malomane, MSc.

Membership in scientific societies

  • Member of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professional (SACNASP)
  • Member of the Genetics Society of America (GSA)


Master of Agriculture (Animal Production) at the University of Limpopo, South Africa (MSc.)
  • Major: Animal breeding and genetics
  • Title of the the master thesis: "Application of principal component analysis to body weight and morphological characteristics of three indigenous chicken breeds found in the Limpopo Province"
Bachelor of Agriculture at the University of Limpopo, South Africa (BSc.)
  • Major: Animal Production

Working experiences

  • 2012-2013 - Animal Production Research Interne, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), South Africa and Agricultural Research Council (ARC), South Africa
  • 2011 - Student assistant and informal tutor (Bachelor courses: Animal Breeding & Genetics and Biometry), Department of Agricultural Economics and Animal Production, University of Limpopo, South Africa

Scientific awards

  • 2017 European Symposium of Poultry Genetics (ESPG) 2017 PhD (best abstract) award
  • 2013 Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC 2013) award, ABIC, Canada
  • 2011 Animal Production degree 2010 Best student Award, University of Limpopo, South Africa


  • Malomane, D. K., C. Reimer, S. Weigend, A. Weigend, A. R. Sharifi, & H. Simianer, 2018. Efficiency of different strategies to mitigate ascertainment bias when using SNP panels in diversity studies. BMC Genomics, 19:22.
  • Malomane, D. K., D. Norris, C.B. Banga, J. W. N’gambi, 2014. The Use of factor scores for predicting body weight from linear body measurements in three South African indigenous chicken breeds. Tropical Animal Health and Production journal, 46: 331–335.