Academic Year 2008 - 2009

Fall 2008

Andrew Singson talked about "Every sperm is sacred: gamete activation and fertilization in C. elegans" during the noon seminar on Monday September 29, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Andrew Singson is a Associate Professor at Waksman Institute and Rutgers University , Piscataway, New Jersey, USA . [Video]


Alan Bower talked about "Providing Research and Programs for Cooperative Extension" during the noon seminar on Monday October 13, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Alan Bower is a Livestock/Natural Resources Advisor and County Director at UC Cooperative Extension, Humboldt County, California, USA. [Video]


Paula Gaspar talked about "Economic and Management Characterization of Livestock Systems in the Spanish Rangelands (Dehesas)" during the noon seminar on Monday October 20, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Paula Gaspar is a Researcher at Department of Animal Production and Food Science, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain. [Video]


John Hodges talked about "Cloned livestock for food: benefits and hazards" during the noon seminar on Monday October 27, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). John Hodges is a Formerly Professor of Animal Genetics at University of British Columbia, and Currently Leader of Animal Breeding and Genetics at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Headquarters: Rome, Italy. [Video]


Ingrid Cornax Edwards talked about "The Interactions of E. coli and Egg Yolk during Egg Yolk Peritonitis in the Chicken" during the noon seminar on Monday November 10, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Ingrid Cornax Edwards is a graduate student in Immunology Graduate Group) at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA . [Video]


Xunde Li talked about "Cryptosporidium from ground squirrels and public health" during the noon seminar on Monday November 17, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Xunde Li is a Laboratory Manager and Subject Matter Expert at Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Ruben Almaraz talked about "Surface Plasmon Resonance Analysis and Computational Modeling of Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions" during the noon seminar on Monday November 24, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Ruben Almaraz is a graduate student in Biophysics Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Dottie Brundige talked about "The Impact of Human Lysozyme Transgenic Milk on Health and Response to Immune Challenge in Young Pigs" during the noon seminar on Monday December 01, 2008 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Dottie Brundige is a graduate student in Genetics Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA . [Video]


Winter 2009

Alejandro Castillo talked about "Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Merced County Dairy Farms" during the noon seminar on Monday January 12, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Alejandro Castillo is a Dairy Farm Advisor at UC Cooperative Extension, Merced County, California, USA. [Video]


Anke Schennink talked about "The Dutch Milk Genomics Initiative: Large Genetic Variation in Milk Fat Composition" during the noon seminar on Monday February 02, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Anke Schennink is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Glenn Nader talked about "Beef Marketing Trends and Prices" during the noon seminar on Monday February 09, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Glenn Nader is a Livestock/Natural Resources Farm Advisor at UC Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties, California, USA. [Video]


Sheila Barry talked about "Challenges and Opportunities for Animal Scientists on California’s Urban/Rural Interface" during the noon seminar on Monday February 23, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Sheila Barry is a Livestock/Natural Resources Advisor at UC Cooperative Extension, San Francisco Bay Area , California, USA. [Video]


Melvin George talked about "Ecology and Management of Grazing: An Online Course" during the noon seminar on Monday March 02, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Melvin George is a Cooperative Extension Rangeland Management Specialist at Plant Sciences Department, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Jim Murray talked about "Smithwicks, embryos and siRNA: What I did in Ireland" during the noon seminar on Monday March 09, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Jim Murray is a Professor at Department of Animal Science,, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Spring 2009

Kim Livingston talked about "The Effects of Vitamin A on Developing B Cells in the Chicken" during the noon seminar on Monday April 06, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Kim Livingston is a graduate student in Immunology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Carol Collar talked about "Evaluation of Bulk Tank Milk Quality and Subclinical Mastitis of Dairy Goats" during the noon seminar on Monday April 13, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Carol Collar is a Dairy Farm Advisor at UC Cooperative Extension, Hanford and Tulare Counties, California, USA. [Video]


Lisa Lit talked about "Cognition and Dogs-Why Does it Matter?" during the noon seminar on Monday April 27, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Lisa Lit is a Researcher at M.I.N.D Institute and Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Mike Goddard talked about "How can we best use DNA data in selection of cattle?" during the noon seminar on Monday May 04, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Mike Goddard is a Chief Scientist of the Beef CRC at University of Melbourne and, Victorian Department of Primary Industries, Australia. [Video]


Wade Reh talked about "Manipulating DNA Repair Pathways and Cell Cycle: Means to Increase Gene Targeting Efficiency" during the noon seminar on Monday May 18, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Wade Reh is a graduate student in Genetics Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Jessica Petersen talked about "Culturing Diversity? Using Molecular Techniques to Reveal Population Structure and the Basis of Quantitative Traits in Pacific Lion-Paw Scallop" during the noon seminar on Monday June 01, 2009 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Jessica Petersen is a graduate student in Genetics Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]