Department News and Updates! January 27, 2017


  • Aggie Prospect Classic Sale tomorrow, Cole A
  • Meat Lab featured in The Aggie 
  • Alison Van Eenennaam quoted in press about FDA’s gene editing regulations
  • Pablo Ross & Elizabeth Maga featured in The Aggie


  • Yanina S. Bogliotti, Marcela Vilariño, Delia A. Soto, Huili Wang, Elizabeth A. Maga, and Pablo J. Ross co-authors of “Interspecies Chimerism with Mammalian Pluripotent Stem Cells” in Cell
  • Paper co-authored by Joy Mench in PLoS One, “Determining Connections between the Daily Lives of Zoo Elephants and Their Welfare: An Epidemiological Approach” selected as one of Staff Editors favorite articles from the PLoS ONE 10 year archive and featured in the journals’ 10th anniversary collection


  • Alison Van Eenennaam spoke on at the British Cattle Breeders Club on “Gene Editing - The Pros and Cons and Relevance to the Beef Sector” in Telford, Shropshire, UK
  • Frank Mitloehner provided a webinar to approx. 200 attendees on “Methane in agriculture: sources & solutions” and presented “Effects of worm filters (vermifiltration) on gaseous emissions from dairy wastewater” to a Sustainable Conservation workshop at a dairy in Hilmar
  • Ed DePeters presented “Feeding Goats: Fermentation Aspects” at UC Davis Goat Day
  • Russ Hovey presented “Making Milk - Garbage In, Garbage Out” at UC Davis Goat Day
  • Catalina Cabrera presented “Anti-Mullerian Hormone in Goats” at UC Davis Goat Day
  • Allen Pettey presented “Balanced Meat Goat Nutrition” at UC Davis Goat Day
  • Rachel Conway presented “Body Condition Scoring” at UC Davis Goat Day