Accelerated Genetics logoAccelerated Genetics has hired Dr. Glaucio Lopes as a Reproduction Specialist based out of its Administrative Headquarters in Baraboo, Wis., but he will be focused on the Western United States and Latin American territories. Lopes will provide Accelerated Genetics employees and customers in the United States and worldwide with training and technical support in the field of dairy and beef cattle reproduction management in order to maintain and grow the market share throughout the world.

Lopes most recently served as a research assistant at the Department of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this position, he conducted research on large dairy farms in Wisconsin focusing on synchronization and resynchronization of ovulation protocols for fixed-time artificial insemination, use of electronic devices for estrous detection and assessment of accuracy of blood tests for pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cattle. He also worked as a solo veterinarian in Brazil prior to relocating to the United States.

Lopes received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Federal Fluminense University in 2006 and his Master of Science in Dairy Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011. He is a member of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC).

Accelerated Genetics is a global provider of bovine genetics and research, reproductive services, and solution-based animal health products. With the belief that ‘Innovation Breeds Excellence®, the Accelerated Genetics vision is to be the forerunner in developing innovative technologies and exceptional services that will aid customers in achieving their ultimate herd goals.