Academic Year 2012 - 2013

Fall 2012

Heather Burrow talked about "Rural R&D Funding Models: Pros and Cons of Different Models to Achieve Industry Outcomes" on Monday August 20, 2012from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Heather is CEO of Beef CRC in Australia at CJ Hawkins Homestead, Australia. [Video]


Kathy Holcomb talked about "Do Domestic Horses Benefit from Shade in a Hot, Sunny Environment?" on September 18, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Kathy is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Qian Wang talked about "Nutritional Strategies to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cattle Production" on Monday October 1, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Qian is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA [Video]


Alison L. Van Eenennaam talked about "My day in the land of OZ: Tumors, and autism and scares oh my…" on Monday October 15, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Alison is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in Animal Genomics and Biotechnology at Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA. [Video]


Helene Jammes talked about "Epigenetics and Reproduction" on Monday October 29, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Helene is Director of the Joint Research Unit for Developmental Biology and Reproduction at National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Jouy-en-Josas, France [Video


Cynthia LeDoux-Bloom talked about "Habitat Use and Movement Patterns of Immature Striped Bass (Moronesaxatilis) in the San Francisco Estuary Watershed" on Monday November 5, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Cynthia LeDoux-Bloom is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, USA [Video]


Glenn Nader talked about "Using Animals to Address California’s Fire Risks" on Monday November 26, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Glenn is a Livestock and Natural Resources Farm Advisor at UC Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA, USA [Video]


Armand Sanchezv talked about "DNA test to evaluate predisposition of Labrador Retrievers to develop hip dysplasia" on Monday December 3, 2012 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Armand is a Professor at School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, [Video]


Armand Sanchezv talked about "DNA test to evaluate predisposition of Labrador Retrievers to develop hip dysplasia" on Friday January 18, 2013 from 3:10 pm to 4:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Armand is a Professor at School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, [Video]


Winter 2013


David Patterson talked about "Using the Land Grant Model to Support Beef Producers in Adding and Capturing Value" on Monday February 25, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). David is a Professor at Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, USA. [Video]


Heidi Rossow talked about "Dairy Feed Management and Nutrient Variation" on Monday March 4, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Heidi is an Assistant Professor at Department of Population Health & Reproduction, USA. [Video]


Kristina Weber talked about "Genomic Prediction in Practice: Refining a New Selection Tool for Commercial Beef Cattle Producers" on Monday March 18, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Kristina is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, USA. [Video]


Spring 2013


Karin Schutz talked about "Animal Welfare Research in New Zealand" on Monday April 8, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Karin is a Senior Researcher at Innovative Farm Systems Group, AgResearch, New Zealand. [Video]


Hans Cheng talked about "The Role of Transcriptional Regulation in the Genetic Architecture of Marek’s Disease Resistance in Chicken" on Monday April 15, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Hans is a Supervisory Research Geneticist at Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory, MI Affiliation: USDA, ARS. USA. [Video]


Charmaine Robinson talked about "Integration of Marek's Disease Herpesvirus into the Chicken Host Genome: Where, When and Why?" on Monday April 22, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Charmaine is a graduate student in Genetics Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, USA. [Video]


Helen Sang talked about "Opportunities and Challenges of Applying Genetic Modification Technologies to the Chicken" on Monday May 6, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Helen is a Professor at The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. [Video]


Luis Ferre talked about "Utilization of Reproductive Biotechnologies in Commercial Dairy Herds" on Monday June 3, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Luis is a Lead Researcher at Biotechnology and Reproduction Group, National Institute of Agricultural Technologies, Rafaela, Argentina. [Video]


Rebecca Duerr talked about "Investigation into the Nutritional Condition and Digestive Capabilities of Seabirds during Rehabilitation in California" on Thursday June 6, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Rebecca is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, USA. [Video]


Tom Spencer talked about "Early Pregnancy Success and Loss: Tails from Different Species" on Monday June 10, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Tom is a Professor at Department of Animal Science, Washington State University, USA. [Video]


David Bunn talked about "Two Feet One Health: The Key Role of Village Chickens for the Health and Livelihoods of Rural People in Africa and Other Developing Regions" on Thursday July 18, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). David is a Associate Director for Africa Programs at College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and a Researcher at One Health Institute, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, USA. [Video]


Monica Vanklompenberg talked about "Effects of prolactin on lactogenesis and angiogenesis in the mammary gland" on Tuesday August 20, 2013 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Monica is a graduate student in Animal Biology Graduate Group at Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, USA. [Video]