NAME: MELISSA STEPHEN
ROLE: GENETIC EVALUATION DEVELOPER
PATHWAY: BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (AGRICULTURE MANAGEMENT)
Melissa's job is to translate complex ideas and data into information that is quick for farmers to understand and use to make decisions about their herd. Studying at Lincoln University, Melissa wanted to be a rural banker but became more and more interested in animal science, so started taking animal science papers.
“I find genetics really interesting. It’s an exciting field to be part of and is moving forward at a million miles per hour!”