Seminars 2021-2022

Fall Quarter 2022

Sep 26

Angelica Carrazco
PhD Candidate - Mitloehner Lab
Mitigation Strategies of Agricultural Air Emissions

Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Oct 3

Crystal Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor - Department of Animal Science, UC Davis
From Micro to Macro: New Approaches to Meat Quality and Safety

Oct 10

Anna Denicol, PhD
Assistant Professor - Department of Animal Science, UC Davis

Using stem cells for cattle assisted reproduction: advances, challenges and opportunities

Oct 17

Montana Altman
MS Student - Denicol Lab
Cellular responses to Prolactin of skin explants from Holstein heifers carrying the SLICK1 mutation

Oct 24

Jacalyn Beck, PhD
Academic Programs Manager - Hopland and Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Centers
Opportunities for Animal Science Research at Hopland and Sierra Foothill RECs

Video

Oct 31

Jian Zeng, PhD
NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow - University of Queensland
Leveraging functional annotations to improve genomic prediction in humans

Video

Nov 7

Payam Vahmani, PhD
Assistant Professor - Department of Animal Science, UC Davis
Human health effects of ruminant fats

Nov 14

Shogo Tsuruta, PhD
Research Scientist - University of Georgia
Efficient genetic progress for quantitative traits through genomic selection
Video

Nov 21

Haipeng Yu, PhD
Assistant Professor - Department of Animal Science, University of Florida
Integrating high-dimensional heterogeneous omics data to advance animal agriculture

Nov 28

Caitlyn Bruns, PhD
Genomic Research Scientist - Ancestry
Consumer Genomics and a Comparison with Livestock Genetics
Video
(restricted to UC Davis users only)

 

 
Spring Quarter 2022

Mar 28

Aridany Suarez-Trujillo, PhD
Assistant Professor - Department of Animal Science, Barry College
Jet-lag in cows - Circadian rhythms in transition dairy cows
Video

April 4

Catherine McVey
ABGG PhD candidate,
Horback Lab

Exit Seminar: Livestock Informatics Toolkit: Building a more complete picture of the hidden lives of cows through unsupervised machine learning
Video

April 11

Abhilash Dhal, MS
Genomic Data Scientist, Serimmune Inc

Application of Serum epitope repertoire analysis (SERA) for early detection for Renal Cell Carcinoma
Video

April 18

Gabriele Maier, DVM, PhD, DACVPM
Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension, School of Veterinary Medicine – UC Davis

How to Develop Evidence-Based Applied Resources on Antimicrobial Stewardship for Producers and Veterinarians

April 25

Sara Boles, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow – Gross Lab, Bodega Marine Laboratory - UC Davis
Evaluation of Gonad Reproductive Condition Using Non-invasive Ultrasonography in Red Abalone (Haliotis rufescens)

May 2

Eduardo Silva, PhD
Associate Professor & Vice-Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis
Biomaterial Systems for Engineering New Vascular Networks

Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

May 9

Mike McGrew, PhD
Senior Lecturer – Roslin Institute,
Edinburgh, UK
Using genetically modified surrogate host chicken to produce novel transgenic chicken lines and biobank chicken breeds
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

May 16

Allison Pullin
Animal Behavior PhD candidate
, Makagon Lab
Exit Seminar: The effect of pullet rearing environments on the spatial abilities of laying hens
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

May 23

Sarah Klopatek, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow – Oltjen Lab, UC Davis
Changes in the U.S Beef System: From Water Footprint to Rancher Outlooks
Video

June 6

Allie Carmickle
MS Student - Animal Biology Graduate Group, Denicol Lab
Evaluation of performance and physiological responses to heat stress in Holsteins carrying the SLICK1 mutation of the prolactin receptor gene
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Winter Quarter 2022
 

Jan 10

Kelly Zachanti, Ph.D. candidate
PhD candidate – Animal Biology, Berger Lab
Generation of Gene Targeted Knockout Pig Fetuses and Evaluation of Off-Target Activity
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Jan 30

Shannon Kieran
Postdoctoral Associate – Genomic Variation Laboratory
Using genomics to conserve and manage vulnerable vernal pool species in California

Video

Feb 7

Juliana Ranches, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Extension Beef Specialist
 Oregon State University
The Use of Virtual Fence Technology as Management Tool for Beef Cattle

Video

Feb 14

Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D.
Professor and Air Quality Extension Specialist
CLEAR Center: Clearing the misinformation around livestock and the environment
Video

Feb 28

Brandon McFadden
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, University of Delaware
What is it about GMOs?

Video

Mar 7

Jackson Gross, M.S.P.H., Ph.D.
Cooperative Extension Aquaculture Specialist
Adventures in aquaculture during COVID: an update on Aquaculture Extension

 

Fall Quarter 2021


Oct 11
Hugo Monteiro, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate – Lima Lab
Using the gastrointestinal microbiome to optimize the production potential of ruminants
Video

Oct 18
Ahmed Kasim Mahdi
PhD candidate – Animal Biology, Ross Lab   
Exit Seminar: Editing the Genome of Small Ruminants by Electroporating the CRISPR-Cas9 System
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Oct 25    
No seminar – Oral presentations for ABGG Colloquium    PhD oral presentations

Nov 1   
Rachel Arcanjo, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate – Denicol Lab
Contemporary toxicants and their effects on the female reproductive system
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Nov 8   
Melanie LaCava, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate – Schreier Lab    
Chronic wasting disease drives selection in a free-ranging ungulate
Video

Nov 15    
Chunpeng James Chen, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate – Cheng Lab    
Monitoring Livestock Behaviors with Unsupervised Convolutional Learning for Rapid Deployment of Precision Agriculture
Video (restricted to UC Davis users only)

Nov 18    
ABGG Storer Lecturer: Dr. Peter Hansen
Distinguished Professor – University of Florida    
Adventures in developmental programming during the preimplantation period in the cow

Nov 22    
Sadie Hennig
PhD candidate – Animal Biology Murry/Van Eenennaam Lab
Exit seminar: Investigating the underlying mechanism behind the polled (hornless) phenotype in cattle

Nov 29    
Stephanie Larson, PhD
County Director and Livestock Range Management Advisor – Sonoma County UC Cooperative Extension
Reducing Catastrophic Fires - from Research to Applied Practices Extension - the bridge between the University and Private Landowners
Video

Dec 6
Monica Voss
PhD candidate – Animal Biology Mienaltowski Lab
Strategies for Improving Tenogenesis Directed by Equine Tendon Proper and Peritenon Cells
Video