Christer Bergsten

Christer Bergsten

Head of research at the Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Bergsten graduated from the Veterinary College of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in 1981. In 1995 he obtained a Ph. D. and completed postdoctoral work at Washington State University. In 1999 he joined the Swedish Department of Animal Environment and Health and is the lameness expert to the national herd-health project at the Swedish Dairy Association. He is particularly interested in the influence of housing and management on claw health.

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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

SLU (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) is a university with a clearly defined role in society: to take responsibility for the development of learning and expertise in areas concerning biological resources and biological production. This responsibility stretches over the wide-ranging fields of agriculture, forestry and food industry to environmental questions, veterinary medicine and biotechnology. A comprehensive viewpoint, inter-disciplinary approach and applicability are keywords in SLU's research and teaching and in the contacts with industry and society.

 

SLU (Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) is a university with a clearly defined role in society: to take responsibility for the development of learning and expertise in areas concerning biological resources and biological production. This responsibility stretches over the wide-ranging fields of agriculture, forestry and food industry to environmental questions, veterinary medicine and biotechnology. A comprehensive viewpoint, inter-disciplinary approach and applicability are keywords in SLU's research and teaching and in the contacts with industry and society.

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