Guilherme Rosa

Credentials: Professor Department of Animal Science


Phone: +1(608)265-8617

Dr. Guilherme Rosa has a PhD in Statistics and Agricultural Experimentation from the University of São Paulo (USP) – Brazil, and a postdoctoral training in statistical genetics and genomics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 1991 to 2001, Dr. Rosa was a Lecturer and later an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biostatistics, São Paulo State University (UNESP) – Brazil, and in 2002 he moved to the USA to work as an Assistant Professor in statistical genomics at Michigan State University. In 2006, Dr. Rosa returned to the UW-Madison, where he is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Animal Sciences and the Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics. Dr. Rosa teaches undergraduate courses in animal breeding and genetics, and grad level courses in Bayesian MCMC data analysis, and statistical genomics. Dr. Rosa develops research on statistical applications in animal breeding and genetics as well as in molecular biology. He has 90+ peer-reviewed publications and three book chapters, and has served as reviewer and member of editorial board for many scientific journals. Dr. Rosa is currently the Book Review Editor of Biometrics, a member of the Advisory Board of the Brazilian Biometric Journal, and he is the founding Chief Editor of Livestock Genomics. Dr. Rosa has maintained collaborative research projects with many institutions in Brazil, including UNESP, USP, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), and the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA).