Dr. Jim Wilton (MSc Animal Breeding & Genetics Univ. Guelph; PhD Animal Science Cornell Univ.) is Professor Emeritus at Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock, University Guelph. He was faculty in Animal & Poultry Science 1968-2009 and Director of CGIL for over 10 years. During his career he has published extensively, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Animal Breeding and Genetics and mentored over 50 graduate students.