Dr. Maurice Boland
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Professor Maurice Boland joined Alltech as Research Director in 2013. Prior to that Boland was the Director of the University College Dublin (UCD) - Teagasc Partnership, and he had held various senior management roles in the College of Life Sciences and in the School of Agriculture and Food Science, including Vice President. Boland was elected a member of the UCD Governing Authority and the Finance Committee on two occasions. During his time at UCD he supervised 40 Masters and 27 PhD students to completion. Included in his research interests, embryo production (in vivo and in vitro), the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy in farm animals rank high. He has a particular interest in reproductive performance in dairy cattle.

He has published extensively in peer reviewed international journals and has served on several international committees, including President of the International Embryo Transfer Society. Boland currently chairs the Adjudication panel that selects the recipient of the World Agricultural Prize.