Skip to main content
Photo Carousel Links



The Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory (AGIL) was formed in April 2014 through a merger of the Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) and the Bovine Functional Genomics Laboratory (BFGL).

The Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory is located in Beltsville, MD and is part of the NORTHEAST AREA.
The Acting Research Leader is John Cole.
Email: john.cole@ars.usda.gov
Phone: 301-504-8334
Fax: 301-504-8092
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG. 005, RM. 306, BARC-WEST
Beltsville, MD 20705