Academic Year 2014 - 2015

Fall 2014

Eric Delwart gave a talk about "Metagenomics and Viral Discovery in Wild and Domesticated Animals" on Monday October 27, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Eric is a Senior Investigator at Blood Systems Research Institute and an Adjunct Professor at Department Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA. [Video]


Claire Wade gave a talk about "New Insights from Whole Genome Sequencing in Companion Animals" on Monday November 3, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Claire is a Professor and Chair of Computational Biology and Animal Genetics at University of Sydney, Australia. This video is password protected. [Video]


Rebecca Bellone gave a talk about "Sighting the Genetic Cause of Leopard Complex Spotting and Congenital Stationary Night Blindness in Horses" on November 10, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Rebecca is a Visiting Associate Professor at UC Davis Department of Population Health and Reproduction, USA. [Video]


Luis Moraes gave a talk about "Statistical and Optimization Modeling of Energy Utilization by Cattle" on November 17, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Luis is a graduate student in the Animal Biology Graduate Group at UC Davis Department of Animal Science, USA. [Video]


Steven Frese gave a talk about "Evolution of Host Specificity in a Vertebrate Gut Microbe, Lactobacillus reuteri; Implications for Animal Health" on Monday December 1, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Steven is a Postdoctoral Researcher, at UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology, USA. [Video]


Jill Soderstrom Havlin gave a talk about "Niacin Feeding to Fresh Dairy Cows: Immediate and Long-term Effects on Health, Milk Production and Fertility" on Monday, December 8, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Jill is a graduate student in the Animal Biology Graduate Group at UC Davis Department of Animal Science, USA. [Video]


Winter 2015

Alda Pires gave a talk about "Approaches to Assess Food Safety Risks in Small-Scale Farms and Urban Animal Agriculture" on Monday January 12, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Alda is an Assistant Specialist in CE for Urban Agriculture and Food Safety at UC Davis Department of Population Health and Reproduction, USA. This video is password protected. [Video]


Armand Sanchez gave a talk about "Why Toll Like Receptors genes are so polymorphic?" on Thursday January 15, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Armand is a full professor at School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain. [Video]


Alex Souza gave a talk about "Novel Concepts to Increase Embryo Production in Bovines" on Monday January 26, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Alex is a Dairy Farm Advisor for Tulare and Kern Counties, at UC Cooperative Extension, USA. [Video]


Huaijun Zhou gave a talk about "Improving Food Security in Africa by Enhancing Resistance to Newcastle Disease and Heat Stress in Chickens" on Monday February 2, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Huaijun is an Associate Professor at UC Davis Department of Animal Science, USA. [Video]


James Murray gave a talk about "GE Animals: Where do we go from here?" on Monday February 23, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). James is a Professor at UC Davis Department of Animal Science, USA. [Video]


Marta Matvienko gave a talk about "CLC Genomics Workbench: Tools for re-sequencing, transcriptomics analyses, and for de novo assembly." on Thursday February 26, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Marta is a Senior Field Application Scientist at CLC bio, USA. [Video]


Vladimir Dinets gave a talk about "Crocodiles: Cryptic Intelligence Hidden in Plain Sight " on Monday March 2, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Vladimir is an Assistant Research Professor at Psychology Department, University of Tennessee, USA. [Video]


Pablo Ross gave a talk about "Reprogramming and Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cattle" on Monday March 9, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Pablo is an Assistant Professor, at UC Davis Department of Animal Science, USA. This video is password protected. [Video]


Spring 2015

Ning Yang gave a talk about "Introduction to the XXV World's Poultry Congress in Beijing" on Friday April 3, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Ning is a Professor and President at China Branch of WPSA China Agricultural University Beijing, China. [Video]


Tim Doran gave a talk about "Development of Transgenic Technology for Sex Determination and Sex selection in Chickens" on Monday April 13, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Tim is a professor at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia. [Video]


Max Rothschild gave a talk about "Genomic Imprints of Adaptation to Hot Arid Environments" on Friday April 17, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Max is a Distinguished Professor at Department of Animal Science Iowa State University, USA. [Video]


John Madigan gave a talk about "Failure of Transition of Consciousness at Birth: Persistence of in utero Sedative Neurosteroids Affecting Behavior and Ability to Thrive in Horses, Domestic Animals and Livestock?" on Monday April 27, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). John is a Distinguished Professor at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, USA. This video is password protected. [Video]


Paul B. Thompson gave a talk about "What Should We Expect from Food and Agricultural Ethics?" on Monday May 4, 2015 from 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm, in Weir Room (2154 Meyer Hall). Paul is a Professor and W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University, USA. [Video]