2015 Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference

2015 International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology

Innovate 2015: Innovations in Education: An Animal Science Curriculum for the 21st Century

Innovate 2014: Global Food Security

2014 Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference

2014 International Conference on Cow Fertility

2013 Innovate Conference

2013 Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference (MWSNC)

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The Power of Animal Sourced Food in Enriching People's Lives
Bill Weldon, Elanco

Intrauterine growth restriction and arginine supplementation of piglets
Ryan Dilger, University of Illinois

Stage of gestation and sow age have dramatic effects on amino acid requirements
Ron Ball, University of Alberta, Emeritus

Management and feeding of group-housed, gestating sows
Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota

Historical and projected climatic changes in the Midwestern USA and potential impacts on livestock production systems
Jeff Andresen, Michigan State University

Assessing the energy value of corn co-products
Jerry Shurson, University of Minnesota

The potential for mannanase and glucanase enzymes in your swine feeding program
Brian Richert, Purdue University

Copper source and concentration effects on intestinal gene expression and mineral balance in the pig
Scott Radcliffe, Purdue University

2013 CSAS Beef Symposium

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Industry overview, new opportunities
R. Bergen*, Beef Cattle Research Council, Calgary, AB, Canada

Industry economics, market stressors
K. Larson*, Western Been Development Centre, University of Saskatewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Genetic drivers of cow-calf profitability
S. Miller*, Centre for the Genetic Improvement of Livestock, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Forage and water management in cow-calf systems
B. Lardner*, Western Beef Development Centre, University of Saskatewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Bovine respiratory disease, predisposing factors for bacterial pneumonia
A. Confer*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, United States

Acidosis, mitigation strategies
G. Penner*, University of Saskatewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Welfare/management practices to increase production
K. Schwartzkopf-Genswein*, Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge, Canada

Food safety, mitigating pathogens
T. Callaway*, USDA-ARS, College Station, TX, United States

Meat quality and improving carcass value

J. Aalhus*, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Research Centre, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: Triennial Reproduction Symposium

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The obstacle course to successful establishment of pregnancy in domestic livestock species.
M. L. Day, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus.

Sperm characteristics that limit success of fertilization.
W. L. Flowers, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

The ovarian follicular reserve in ruminants: What regulates its formation and size?
J. E. Fortune, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Influence of follicle characteristics at ovulation on early embryo survival.
T. W. Geary, USDA-ARS, Fort Keogh, Miles City, MT

Deficiencies in the uterine environment and failure to support embryo development.
G. A. Bridges, University of Minnesota, Grand Rapids.

Interactions of the embryo, uterus and corpus luteum for sustenance of embryos.
T. R. Hansen, Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses.
J. L. Vallet, USDA, ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE.

The spectrum of factors that impede pregnancy in dairy cows.
R. L. A. Cerri, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: ASN-ADSA-ASAS Joint Symposium

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Role of the central melanocortin system in appetite regulation and nutrient homeostasis.
R. D. Cone, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

The regulation of hepatic glucose uptake in vivo.
A. Cherrington, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

EAAP-ASAS Speaker Exchange Presentation: Active and reactive amino acid homeostasis during feeding, lactation, and disease.
G. E. Lobley, Obesity and Metabolic Health Division, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aber- deen, Aberdeen, UK.

Adipose and endocrine integration of metabolism.
P. E. Scherer, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

Heat stress and post-absorptive metabolic perturbations.
L. H. Baumgard, Iowa State University, Ames

Linoleic acid and inflammation: Evidence-based research from human clinical studies.
K. L. Fritsche, University of Missouri, Columbia

Microbial hydrogen metabolism in colonic health and disease.
H. R. Gaskins, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Characterizing the cellular mechanisms of postprandial thermogenesis in skeletal muscle.
B. A. Henry, Department of Physiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: Cell Biology Symposium

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Unique roles for agouti proteins and melanocortin signaling in lower vertebrates.
R. D. Cone, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

The physiological basis defining feed efficiency differences in pigs selected on residual feed intake.
N. K. Gabler, Iowa State University, Ames.

EAAP-ADSA Speaker Exchange Presentation: Genetics of feed efficiency in dairy and beef cattle.
D. P. Berry, Teagasc, Moorepark Dairy Production Research Center, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Feed efficiency: Mitochondrial function to global gene expression.
W. G. Bottje, Department of Poultry Science, Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: Nonruminant Nutrition Symposium - Swine NRC

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L. Southern*, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

P. Miller*, University of Nebraska.

Amino Acids I.
L. Adeola*, Purdue University.

Amino Acids II.
N. Trottier*, Michigan State University.

Minerals and Vitamins.
M. Lindemann*, University of Kentucky.

K. de Lang*, University of Guelph.

Ingredient Data Base.
L. Southern*, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: Reproductive Immune Interactions Symposium

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Maternal immunological adjustments to pregnancy in ruminants and possible implications for postpartum uterine health.
P. J. Hansen, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Immune function in the CL.
J. Pate, Pennsylvania State University.

ISG in the uterus and peripheral blood as well as work with BVDV.
T. R. Hansen, Colorado State University.

Biological Role of Interferon Tau in Endometrial Function and Conceptus Elongation in Ruminants.
T. Spencer, Washington State University.

2012 Joint Annual Meeting: ALPHARMA/Beef Species Symposium

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Pubertal issues for beef replacement heifers.
C. L. Gasser, Southern Utah University, Cedar City.

Development systems for replacement beef heifers.
R. N. Funston, University of Nebraska, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte.

Interactions of feed efficiency with beef heifer reproductive development.
R. D. Randel, Texas AgriLife Research, Overton.

Enterprise level implications of heifer development.
R. L. Endecott, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University, Miles City.

2012 Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference

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Commercialization and consolidation of the swine industry in China
Bud Harmon, Purdue University

Nutritional value of animal proteins fed to pigs
Hans Stein, University of Illinois

Factors affecting lipid utilization in swine
Brian Kerr, USDA/ARS

The potential of supplemental zinc to enhance the ractopamine response in finishing pigs
Brian Richert, Purdue

A Washington update
Walt Smith, FASS Washington Representative

Diet and immunity
Jim Pettigrew, University of Illinois

Vitamin D status of pigs from birth to weaning as affected by gavage or injection
Dr. Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky

The NRC (2012) modeling approach to estimate nutrient requirements for swine
C.F.M. de Lange, University of Guelph

Writing Workshop

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The Writing Workshop.
Dr. Mike Galyean, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, and Dr. Greg Lewis, USDA, ARS, US. Sheep Experiment Station, Dubois, ID.
The workshop was presented at the 2009 ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting

Overview of Scientific Publishing
Manuscript Component’s Part 1
Manuscript Components Part 2
Making Effective Tables and Figures
Writing as an Integral Part of the Experimental Process
Common Problems in Scientific Writing
Exercise 1:
Review of Unedited Writing
Exercise 2:
Develop Title and Outline for Journal Articles; Review of Work

Poster Presentation Workshop

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Presentation Content
Shawn Donkin, Purdue University

It's Show Time: Delivery Methods
Kim Vonnahme, North Dakota State University

Getting Your Point Across Without Losing Sight of the Message
Heather White, University of Connecticut

Poster Presentation
Heather White, University of Connecticut

4th Grazing Livestock Conference

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Issues in Grazing Livestock Nutrition
Dr. Tim DelCurto - Oregon State University, Union, OR
Dr. Ken Olson - South Dakota State University, Rapid City, SD

Emerging Methods in Rumen Microbiology
Dr. Bryan White - University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Application of Rumen Microbiological Techniques to the Grazing Ruminant
Dr. Shanna Ivey - New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Assessment of Intake for Grazing Ruminants
Dr. Hugh Dove - CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia

Geospatial Methods and Data Analysis for Assessing Distribution of Grazing Livestock
Dr. Dean Anderson - USDA-ARS, Las Cruces, NM

Metabolic Signals of the Beef Cow in Negative Energy Balance
Dr. Richard Waterman - USDA –ARS Miles City, MT
Dr. Ron Butler - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Maternal Plane of Nutrition Impacts on Newborn/Offspring
Dr. Joel Caton - North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Dr. Bret Hess - University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Excess Nutrients Leading to Imbalance, High-Quality Forages
Dr. Monty Kerley - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Application of Nutrient Requirement Schemes to Grazing Animals
Dr. Stuart McLennan - Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries Animal Research Institute, Moorooka Q, Australia
Dr. Hugh Dove - CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia
Prof. Dennis Poppi - University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia

Strategic Supplementation to Correct for Nutrient Imbalances
Dr. Greg Lardy - North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Dr. Rachel Endecott - Montana State University, Miles City, MT

Impact of Nutritional Decisions on Net Returns in an Era of Increasing Costs for Feedstuffs
Dr. Allen Torell - New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Dr. Neil R. Rimbey – University of Idaho, Caldwell, ID

Challenges to Predicting Productivity of Grazing Ruminants – Where to Now?
Dr. Mark Petersen - USDA-ARS, Miles City, MT

23rd Annual Ruminant Nutrition Symposium

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The principles of balancing the diets for amino acids and their impact on the N utilization efficiency
Chuck Schwab, University of New Hampshire

Balancing for rumen degradable protein and post-ruminal requirements for lactating cattle using the CNCPS as a basis for evaluation
Mike VanAmburgh, Cornell University

Feeding low crude protein rations to dairy cows – What have we learned?
Larry Chase, Cornell University

Inflammation and nutrient metabolism in ruminants
Clint Krehbiel, Oklahoma State University

Impact of stressors on performance of weaned calves: An overview of our research on acute phase proteins and beef cattle performance
John Arthington, University of Florida

Quantifying heat stress and its impact on dairy cow metabolism and performance
Bob Collier, University of Arizona

The role of energy balance and metabolism on reproduction of dairy cows
Ron Butler, Cornell University

The role of liver metabolism during transition on postpartum health and performance
Shawn Donkin, Purdue University

Importance of N recycling to beef cattle grazing low-protein forages
Evan Titgemeyer, Kansas State University

Nutritional practices to reduce environmental impact of grazing beef cattle
Andy Cole, USDA Bushland TX

A microbiologist’s view on improving nutrient utilization in ruminants
T. G. Nagaraja, Kansas State University

Forage digestibility: the intersection of cell wall lignification and plant tissue anatomy
Hans Jung, USDA St. Paul MN

Role of K on rumen fermentation and milk fat synthesis
Tom Jenkins, Clemson University

Advances in Reproductive Biology and Genetics Conference

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Historical perspectives on differentiated cells in mammalian embryology
Dr. R. Michael Roberts, University of Missouri

Challenges and perspectives during and since the creation of Dolly
Sir Ian Wilmut, University of Edinburgh

Development and implementation of systems for genetic modification in pigs
Dr. Randall Prather, University of Missouri

Disruption of the CFTR gene in pigs as a model for cystic fibrosis in humans
Dr. David Stoltz, University of Iowa

The hidden layer of RNA regulation in animal evolution and development
Dr. John Mattick, University of Queensland, Australia

Studying livestock coat color reveals a novel evolutionary mechanism involving circular shuttling intermediates
Dr. Michel Georges, University of Liège, Belgium

Epigenetic regulation of genomic imprinting
Dr. Marisa S. Bartolomei, University of Pennsylvania

Epigenetic alterations caused by superovulation and embryo culture
Dr. Rocio Rivera, University of Missouri

Methods and promise for reprogramming embryonic and adult cells
Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Oregon National Primate Research Center

Stem cell research in pigs and other ungulate species
Dr. Toshi Ezashi, University of Missouri

International Congress on Animal Reproduction 2012

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Introduction to ICAR 2012
Dr. Greg Adams

Simmet Prize Presentation

An amazing 10 years: The discovery of egg and sperm in the 17th century.
Dr. Matthew Cobb

A Moving Landscape of Wildlife Genetics.
Dr. Stephen O'Brien

Using domestic animals for biomedical research.
Dr. Eckhard Wolf.

Animal models and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Steven Stice.

Maternal dietary restriction on ovarian folliculogenesis and fertility in bovine offspring.
Dr. Alex Evan.

Effects of maternal diet on sexually dimorphic responses in conceptuses and offspring.
Dr. Cheryl Rosenfeld.

Pluripotency network in farm animal embryos and derived cell lines.
Dr. Tiziana A. L. Brevini.

Twenty years of embryonic stem cell research in farm animals.
Dr. Le Ann Blomberg.

Induced pluripotent stem cells from pigs and other ungulate species: an alternative to embryonic stem cells.
Dr. Toshihiko Exashi.

Breeding or assisted reproduction? The horse model applied for the conservation of endangered equids.
Dr. Ann Van Zoom.

How developments in cryobiology, reproductive technologies and conservation genomics could shape gene banking strategies for farm animals.
Dr. Henri Woelders.

Reproductive sciences in the Global Village.
Dr. Peter Chenoweth.

Ethics, politics and protests: Using contentious issues in reproductive sciences as educational opportunities.
Dr. James Knight.

Exploiting multimedia in reproductive science education-research findings.
Dr. Phil Senger.

Characteristics and functions of macrophages in the endometrium during pregnancy in the cow.
Dr. Lilian Oliveira.

Immunity and inflammation in the uterus.
Dr. I. Martin Sheldon.

Immunological mechanisms at the porcine maternal-fetal interface: insights into embryonic mortality.
Dr. C. Tayade.

Selective breeding in fish and conservation of genetic resources for aquaculture.
Dr. Curtis Lind.

Genetic selection and preservation of genetic diversity.
Dr. Harvey Blackburn.

2011 Joint Annual Meeting: Cell Biology Symposium

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Zinc-finger nucleases: Innovations in custom-designed modification of the swine genome.
J. J. Whyte, University of Missouri, Columbia.

DNA Sequencing Technologies: New Methods & New Opportunities.
J. Rogers, Director TGAC (The Genome Analysis Centre), Norwich, England, United Kingdom.

Improved RNA quantitation and applications to animal science.
C. D. Haudenschild, Illumina Inc., Hayward, CA.

Informatics-driven biological research: Infectious diseases as an example.
B. Sobral, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.

2011 Joint Annual Meeting: Companion Animal Symposium

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Wants and needs: What students want may not be what the current comparative animal industry needs.
K. D. Ange-van Heugten, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

Cat and mouse: Utilizing technology and science to reach students.
N. A. Dreschel, Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Research and outreach: Blending the basic and the applied.
L. K. Karr-Lilienthal, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln.

Biodiversity is life: Teaching conservation biology with zoos and aquariums.
R. L. Krisher, National Foundation for Fertility Research, Lone Tree, CO

The future of companion animal biology in academics.
A. Fischer, University of Illinois, Urbana.

2011 Joint Annual Meeting: ASN Pre-conference

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Impact of metabolism on human health, companion animal health and farm health and production.
James Ntambi, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Development of models of obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Michael Spurlock, Iowa State University.

Integration of molecular biology, cell culture approaches, and whole-organism physiology in lipid metabolism research.
Sean Adams, University of California-Davis, WHNRC.

Impact of developmental environment on the risk of chronic disease.
Graham Burdge, University of Southampton, UK.

Fetal origins of adult disease.
Stephen Ford, Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming.

Gestational nutrition and placental effects on health and productivity.
Lawrence Reynolds, North Dakota State University.

Microbial endocrinology—Interactions of nutrition, host physiology, and microbes that impact infectious disease.
Mark Lyte, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Interventions to reduce pathogens in swine and cattle.
Todd Callaway, USDA-Texas A&M University.

Etiology of inflammatory bowel and liver diseases in small animals and humans.
Kenneth Simpson, Cornell University.

Nutritional impact of inflammation and infection.
Charles Dinarello, University of Colorado, Denver.

The cost of immune protection—Nutritional accounting and production efficiency.
Kirk Klasing, University of California-Davis.

Sculpting the optimal immune response.
Mark Cook, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2011 EAAP Meetings

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Session 25. Ecological intensification and ecosystem services of livestock farming systems
Livestock farming with care
Scholten, M.C.T., Gremmen, H.G.J. and Vriesekoop, P.W.J.

Towards a framework based on contributions from various disciplines to study adaptive capacities of livestock farming systems
Douhard, F., Friggens, N.C. and Tichit, M.

Crops and fodder for sustainable organic low input dairy systems
Marie, M. and Bacchin, M.

Effect of uncertainty on GHG emissions and economic performance for increasing milk yields in dairy farming
Zehetmeier, M. and Gandorfer, M.

Livestock farming systems and ecosystem services: from trade-offs to synergies
Magda, D., Tichit, M., Durant, D., Lauvie, A., Lécrivain, E., Martel, G., Roche, B., Sabatier, R., De Sainte Marie, C. and Teillard, F.

It's all about livestock ecology!
Meerburg, B.G. and Vriesekoop, P.W.J.

Ecological intensification of livestock farming systems: landscape heterogeneity matters
Tichit, M., Sabatier, R. and Doyen, L.

Session 37. Advances of the Horse Commission Working Groups: from tradition to new challenges
Goals, perspectives and key challenges of the Horse Commission Nutrition Working Group
Saastamoinen, M. and Miraglia, N.

Janssens, S., Gomez, M.D., Ducro, B., Ricard, A., Christiansen, K. and Philipsson, J.

Horse production and socio-economic aspects: goals, perspectives and key challenges of the Horse Commission Working Groups in Socio-Economy
Vial-Pion, C.

The development of equestrian leisure in French rural areas: between sectorial influences and periurbanization
Vial-Pion, C., Aubert, M. and Perrier-Cornet, P.

The relationship between the government and the horse industry: a comparison of England, Sweden and the Netherlands
Crossman, G.K. and Walsh, R.E.

Overview of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies in the United States
Hallberg, L.

An exploration of the increasingly diverse roles that horses are playing in society in enhancing the physical, psychological and mental well-being of people
Carey, J.V., Miraglia, N., Grandgeorge, M., Hausberger, M., Hauser, G., Cerino, S., Perkins, A. and Seripa, S.

Influence of training strategy on horse learning and human-horse relationship
Sankey, C., Henry, S., Richard-Yris, M.-A. and Hausberger, M.

Session 31. Sustainable use of antibiotics
Use of antimicrobial drugs in Europe
Van Geijlswijk, I.M., Bondt, N., Puister-Jansen, L. and Mevius, D.J.

An overview of veterinary antimicrobial use policies, legislation, and regulations: background, scientific data, and the basis for discussions in the USA
Hoang, C.

Antibiotic replacement strategies in intensive livestock production
Den Hartog, L.A. and Sijtsma, S.R.

Sustainable use of antimicrobials in animal health: an industry view
Simon, A.J.

Usage of antibiotics in organic and conventional livestock production in Denmark
Sørensen, J.T.

Cow health and medicine use as part of dairy farm management in The Netherlands
Kuipers, A. and Wemmenhove, H.

Impression about cow health and medicine use in Germany using data from research farms
Thaller, G. and Junge, W.

Animal health and medicine use in Slovenia and some other Balkan countries
Klopcic, M. and Stokovic, I.

Antibiotics, hormones and sustainability of the US dairy and beef industries
Capper, J.L.

Reducing antibiotics in organic dairy farming
Nauta, W.J., Van Veluw, K. and Wagenaar, J.P.

Consumption of antibiotics in Austrian cattle production
Obritzhauser, W., Fuchs, K., Kopacka, I. and Egger-Danner, C.

’Therapy evaluation’: a tool for sustainable antibiotic use
Huijps, K., Van Hoorne, J., De Hoog, J. and Koenen, E.

Plenary session: Co-Evolution of research, production and marketing of animal products
Pieter Knap

Challenges in livestock genomics
Miguel Angel Toro

Competition between production systems facing an increase of world demand for dairy and meat
Kees de Roest

Recent development in genomics and its potential to increase efficiency of animal breeding
Reinhard Reents

New technologies and approaches to improving the quality of animal products
Nigel Scollan

New tools in reproduction technologies
Sybrand Merton

2011 Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference

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DDGS in Swine Diets – Does it Impact Processing of Cured Bellies and Eating Quality of Pork?
Gary L. Cromwell, University of Kentucky.

Standardized Total Tract Digestibility of P by Pigs.
Hans H. Stein, University of Illinois.

Feeding the World.
J. E. Pettigrew, University of Illinois.

Considerations in the Aggressive use of Co-Products for Swine Feeding.
P. J. van der Aar, Schothorst Feed Research.

Antibiotic Update and Perspective.
H. Morgan Scott, Kansas State University.

Fetal Nutrient Deposition Throughout Gestation.
Merlin Lindemann, University of Kentucky.

"Zinc" More that another Trace Element.
G. M. Hill, Michigan State University.

Future of the Pork Industry: Challenges and Opportunities.
Michael Boehlje, Purdue University.

2011 International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology

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2010 Joint Annual Meeting: Perinatal Programming of Offspring Symposium

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Key principles of developmental programming of later life events: Observations in primate development.
P. W. Nathanielsz, Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Epigenetic transgenerational actions of environmental factors on reproduction and disease: The ghosts in your genome.
M. K. Skinner, Washington State University, Pullman.

Even her uterus can’t protect you. Stress in life: A multi-species review.
D. C. Lay Jr. *, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Livestock Behavior Research Unit, West Lafayette, IN.

Maternal malnutrition induces metabolic reprogramming in offspring.
S. P. Ford, Center for the Study of Fetal Programming, Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Impacts of maternal nutrition in farm animal species on growth characteristics of their offspring.
M. Du, Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Maternal nutrition and developmental programming: Impacts on development and function of the gastrointestinal system in offspring.
J. S. Caton, Center for Nutrition and Pregnancy, Department of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo.

Programming reproductive tract development.
F. F. Bartol, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

2010 Baker Symposium

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Impacting an Industry—A Tribute to David H. Baker.
Gary L. Allee, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Do the gastrointestinal microflora of non-ruminants contribute to the amino acid needs of their host?
M. Fuller*, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Does lysine level fed in one phase influence performance during another phase in nursery pigs?
J. E. Nemechek, Kansas State University, Manhattan.

Amino acid nutrition for efficient immune responses.
B.D. Humphrey*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Methionine sources in swine nutrition: Current knowledge and future directions.
J. A. Jendza, Purdue University, Department of Animal Sciences, West Lafayette, IN.

Developing low protein, amino acid supplemented diets for swine.
L. L. Southern, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge.

Determining the optimum ratio of standardized ileal digestible (SID) isoleucine to lysine for growing pigs fed wheat-barley based diets.
M. D. Lindemann, University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Practical amino acid formulation for sows and pigs.
J. Hedges*, Ralco Nutrition, Inc., Marshall, MN.

2010 Billy Day Symposium

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The physiologic response to stress and its effects on swine reproduction.
D. C. Lay Jr.*, ARS-USDA, West Lafayette, IN.

Use of Artemisia sp. to alleviate heat stress induced male infertility.
W. R. Lamberson, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Seasonal effects on sow herds: Industry experience and management strategies.
D. S. Pollmann*, Murphy-Brown LLC, Ames, IA.

Physiological and reproductive responses to periparturient heat stress in sows.
T. J. Safranski*, A. M. Williams, and M. C. Lucy, University of Missouri, Columbia.

How society shaped Danish pork production systems.
N.- P. Nielsen, Landbrug & Fodevarer, Videncenter for Swine Production, Denmark.

Industry perspective of housing and environmental effects on swine production
T. Safranski, University of Missouri.

Impact of nutrition on sow physiology.
L. Greiner, Ltd/ Innovative Swine Solutions, LLC.

Managing the conversion from crate to pen gestation.
R. Schmitt, Seaboard.

2009 Western Section ASAS: Beef Symposium

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Welcome to Colorado.
Mr. William Wailes, Head, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Dr. Steve Paisley, University of Wyoming, Lingle, WY.

Animal welfare: finding solutions in all circumstances.
Mr. Ivan Steinke, Colorado Livestock Association, Greeley, CO.

Raising beef in a first world country: science, media and politics.
Dr. Tom Field, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Englewood, CO.

What I see as public relations concerns about animal welfare.
Dr. Temple Grandin, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University.

Recent and upcoming rules related to air quality and cattle operations.
Dr. Andy Cole, USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, Bushland, TX.

Carbon credits and how they apply to the cattle industry.
Dr. Terry Mader, Animal Science Department, University of Nebraska, Concord, NE.

Beef marketing and cattle management that emphasizes animal welfare.
Mr. Wade Small, AgriBeef Co., Boise, ID.

Current issues concerning animal agriculture and the environment.
Mr. Dennis Avery, Center for Global Food Issues, The Hudson Institute, Washington, DC.

2009 Joint Annual Meeting: Cell Biology Symposium

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Redox regulation of cysteine-dependent enzymes.
R. P. Guttmann*, University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Redox regulation of cell function in skeletal muscle: Effects of contractile activity and implications for aging muscle.
J. Palomero*, University of Liverpool, UK.

Mammalian epididymal glutathione peroxidases control the maintenance of sperm DNA integrity.
J. R. Drevet*, GReD, Clermont Université, Aubiere, France.

A theoretical approach to sperm preservation based upon mitochondrial energetics.
D. P. Froman*, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

2009 Joint Annual Meeting: Companion Animal Symposium

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Navigating the FDA’s regulation of animal feed “supplements”.
J. B. Murphy*, U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, Rockville, MD.

Safety of Dietary Supplements for Horses, Dogs and Cats – New NRC Publication.
G. L. Czarnecki-Maulden*, Nestle Purina Research, St Louis, MO.

The big “S” supplementation in exotic animal diets.
N. A. Irlbeck*, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

From arthritis to zinc deficiency, veterinarians are increasingly recommending pet supplements.
P. Brown*, Nutri-Vet LLC, Boise, ID.

Who are we, what do we do and how can we help?
W. Bookout*, National Animal Supplement Council, Valley Center, CA.

2008 Corbin Award Winner: Opportunities in companion animal sciences.
Gail Kuhlman, Procter & Gamble Pet Care, Lewisburg, OH.

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