Michael K Holland
Director & Professor
The University of Queensland, Australia
Michael k Holland is Professor (Level E)-Professor of Animal Biotechnology and Reproduction and Director of Research Strategy and Development, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland and Visiting Scientist, CSIRO Livestock Industries.I currently hold a joint appointment in the School of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Queensland, where I am Professor of Animal Biotechnology and Reproduction and Director of Research Strategy and Development, and CSIRO Livestock Industries where I lead the Breed Engineering project in the Food Futures Flagship in CSIRO Livestock Industries.Within the University I am developing two major related research programs. The first of these builds on the work developed at Monash University within the ARC Centre of Excellence in Biotechnology and Development in which I remain a CI. These studies involve the isolation, characterization, culture and genetic manipulation of adult bovine testicular stem cells.
Male reproduction, Fertilization, Pre-implantation embryo development, Stem cells particularly their applications in livestock and in small animal veterinary medicine.