Abdulraheem Arome Musa, M.Sc.

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Working Group Quantitative Animal Genetics
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Breeding program design and optimization
  • Genomic prediction and selection
  • Genetic diversity and conservation

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2021 to date: Postdoc in Livestock Genetics Group “Preserving genetic diversity in breeding populations”, FBN Dummerstorf
  • 2017-2021: Doctoral studies in statistical genetics (Dr. sc. Agriculture) FBN Dummerstorf and University of Kiel
    Thesis: A similarity matrix and its application in genomic selection for hedging haplotype diversity
  • 2012-2015: Professional Diploma in Education, Federal College of Education - Zaria, Nigeria
    Thesis: Comparative Analysis of Students' Performance in SSCE Agricultural Science between Private and Public Secondary Schools in Sabon-Gari LGA of Kaduna State
  • 2012-2014: Studies in Animal Science (M.Sc. Animal Science), Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria-Nigeria
    Thesis: Analysis of Some Performance Traits Using Markers and Diallel Crossing of Three Genotypes of Nigerian Indigenous Chickens
  • 2005-2010: Studies in Agriculture (Bachelor of  Agriculture), Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria-Nigeria
    Thesis: Effect of Lysine Supplementation on the Performance of Late Laying Hens


Musa, A.A.; Reinsch, N. (2022):
Hedging genetic diversity using a similarity matrix based on Mendelian sampling. World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP), 220.
Reinsch, N.; Musa, A. (2021):
Neue Kriterien für die genomische Selektion Gewidmet Herrn Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ernst Kalm zum 80. Geburtstag. Zuchtungskunde 93 (3): 201-209
Musa, A.A.; Orunmuyi, M.; Akpa, G.N.; Olutunmogun, A.K.; Muhammad, H.; Adedibu, I.I. (2015):
Diallel analysis for body weight involving three genotypes of Nigerian indigenous chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science, 45(2), 188-197.
Adedibu, I.I.; Ayorinde, K.L.; Musa, A.A. (2014):
Identification of haematological markers suitable for improving productivity of helmeted guinea fowl Numidia meleagris. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 4(10), 1186-1196.
Salawu, E.O.; Musa, A.A.; Shoyombo, A.; Adepeju, A.; Davies, S.; Akinsola, O.; Nwagu, B. (2014):
Using artificial neural network to predict body weights of rabbits. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 4, 182-186.