March 24 3:10pm Departmental Seminar, 1204 Kildee,Ensminger
Dr. Elisabeth Lonergan, ISU, Discovering the secrets of efficient muscle growth and high quality meat production: What can the skeletal muscle proteome tell us?
March 24 3:10pm Departmental Seminar, 1204 Kildee,Ensminger
Dr. Elisabeth Lonergan, ISU, Discovering the secrets of efficient muscle growth and high quality meat production: What can the skeletal muscle proteome tell us?
Spring Break Week. No Classes.
AB&G Seminar, Dr. Melissa Monson, Post-Doc Characterizing Responses to Heat Stress and Immune Stimulation using Transcriptomics in Chicken Immune Tissues, 1204 Kildee Enmsinger
ANS Meat Science Seminar, Danika Miller, Graduate Assistant, Gelation of Meat Matrices: Understanding Factors that Impact Gel Structure in Meat Systems, 1204 Ensminger
Departmental Seminar, Dr. Bhanu Telugu, University of Maryland, Precision Breeding in Livestock via Genome Editing, 1204 Kildee Hall
AB&G Seminar, Dr. Susan Carpenter, Professor at ISU, Virus Evolution and persistence: Insights from computational and molecular biology, 1204 Kildee Hall
1204 Kildee Ensminger Room
Taylor Wolfer, Graduate Assistant. Potential of Rice Bran Wax and Soybean Oil Oleogels as a Pork Fat Replacement in Frankfurters
Departmental Seminar, Dr. Jim Reecy, Professor at ISU, Precision Livestock Production: Role of Big Data in Feeding the World Beyond 2050 - 1204 Kildee,Ensminger
Departmental Seminar, Catherine Logue, Iowa State University, Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production—A view from the Microbial Side, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger
Farm Bureau Pavilion
Meat Science Hall of Fame Reception honoring Dr. Joe Sebranek and Dr. Joe Cordray. Kildee Hall Atrium
AB&G Seminar, Dr. Nick Boddicker, Genesus Inc. Developing International Markets in the Swine Genetics Industry, Ensminger Room
Departmental Seminar, Dr. Sara Marcketti, Iowa State University, SoTL: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at ISU, Ensminger Room
AB&G Seminar 2:10pm Dr. Jibin Zhang, ISU Post Doc Influence of Chicken Lines on Splenic Gene 1204 Kildee Hall
January 31 2:10pm AB&G Seminar, Dr. Caitlyn Abell, DNA Genetics What I didn't learn in Graduate School 1204 Kildee Hall
AB&G Seminar, Dr. Eduardo Casas, NADC What's the Deal with Small non -Coding RNA's in cattle?
1204 Kildee Hall
Martin Luther King Day. No Classes. Offices Closed.
First day of classes.
All offices will be closed.
November 29 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Construction of single – sample gene networks using transcriptomic and functional information for network QTL mapping, Qian (Jessie) Dong
6pm at the Hansen Center
No Classes in Session due to Thanksgiving Holiday.
ISU Extension and Outreach event will feature both classroom and hands‐on learning opportunities AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host an educational program for sheep producers on Nov. 19 in Ames, Iowa. The event will be held at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center and will feature speakers Dan Morrical and Curtis Youngs. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the cost is $5 per person.
November 15 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Genome and transcriptome sequencing reveals insights into the genetic basis of how bacterial symbionts manipulate the reproduction of their insect hosts, Stephan Schmitz-Esser, Associate Professor, ISU Ansci
November 8 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Julia implementation for Bayesian analyses of whole-genomic data, Hao Cheng, Graduate Research Assistant, ISU Animal Science
November 1 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, What I didn’t learn in grad school, Caitlyn Abell, Geneticist, DNA Genetics
October 31 Think Tank on Agriculture . Speakers are Drs. Chad Hart and Lee Schulz, Dept. of Economics. Jeff and Deb Hansen Center at 6 pm.
Title: “Iowa’s crop and livestock outlooks: From local economies to global impacts”
October 28 National Needs Fellowship Candidate Seminar, 2:00pm, 305 Kildee Hall, Amy Petry, University of Georgia, Topic: Determining the net energy (NE) content of sorghum grain and sorghum Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) for pigs at various stages of growth
Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Daniel Maxwell, Professor Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
October 27 National Needs Fellowship Candidate Seminar, 1:00pm, 305 Kildee Hall, Ms.Carson DeMille – University of Georgia. Topic: Evaluation of wheat gluten as an ingredient in nursery diets
October 25 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Genome-Wide third-order linkage disequilibria in a closed line of Iberian pigs, Luis Gomez-Raya, INIA, Madrid, Spain
October 20 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Khursheed Parakh, Strategic Marketing Manager, Cargill Cocoa and Chocolate North America
October 18 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Effects of stress on growth and development in domesticated animals, Wendy Rauw, INIA, Madrid, Spain
October 11 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Genetic variation in canine glutathione S-transferases, James Sacco,
Dr. Jim Sartin, Editor in Chief of Journal of Animal Science will give a presentation on Surviving the review process: An Editor's perspective on Monday, October 10 at 1:10pm in 1204 Kildee Ensminger Room.
October 8 ISU Bacon Expo, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Learning Center, 11am – 2pm
October 6 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, DeAnn McGrew - Director, Volunteer Technical Assistance at Winrock International
October 5 Nutrs 680: Modern Views of Nutrition Seminar, 12:10 – 1:00pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Beans and Colon Cancer Prevention, Dr. Maurice Bennink, an Emeritus of Michigan State University
October 4 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger, Unraveling signals of adaptation and selection across the goat genome, Francesca Bertoli
The 54th annual Cyclone Stampede is quickly approaching! This is the last student run rodeo in the Great Plains region. The event is scheduled at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, Iowa on October 1st and 2nd. Performances start at 1pm and 7pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday. Tickets are sold at the door: $15 for adults, $10 for ISU students with a school ID, $5 children 6-12 years old, and kids 5 and under are free.
September 29 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, 2016 ISU Student Participants in the Uganda Service Learning and School Gardens
September 28 Nutrs 680: Modern Views of Nutrition Seminar, 12:10 – 1:00pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Pulses and Glycemic Response in Type 2 Diabetes, Dr. Andrea Hutchins of the University of Colorado
September 27 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Genomic prediction using a model based on haplotype clusters, Stephen Kachman, University of Nebraska
Agriculture is a mainstay of our state and we impact our nation and world!!
ISU has a great contribution to agriculture and these impacts!
POLITICS plays a role in all of this, from farm to table, research and outreach, and certainly $$$.
Come to the “THINK TANK ON AGRICULTURE” Monday night to engage and discuss with Iowa Senator Dave Johnson on Iowa agriculture and the world, ISU, and politics!
See you there!!
September 22 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Laura Grapes, North America Breeding Team Lead Soybeans, Cotton and Wheat, Monsanto
September 21 Nutrs 680: Modern Views of Nutrition Seminar, 12:10 – 1:00pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Protein Quality and Pulses, Dr. James House of University of Manitoba
September 20 AB&G Seminar, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Characterization of miR-16 expression and regulatory function on chicken growth, XZinzheng Jia, Visiting Scholar, ISU Animal Science
September 14 Nutrs 680: Modern Views of Nutrition Seminar, 12:10 – 1:00pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Pulses and Environmental Enteric Dysfunction, Dr. Mark Manary of Washington University
September 8 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Derk Hendrickson, VP Business Integration & GM EKOCENTER, Coca-Cola
Labor Day recognized as a University Holiday. The office will be closed.
September 1 Feeding the World Seminar, 3:40 – 5pm, 1204 Kildee Ensminger, Global Resource Systems Interns speak on their projects
July 28, Sheep Pasture Walk, Sheep Teaching Farm, North Barn, 5:30 to 7:30. Items covered include weed control, pasture lambing and internal parasite control. Cosponsored by Dow Chemical
July 25-29 Summer Lectureship - Mineral Balance and Health and Disease, 1204 Ensminger Room
July 21 Beef Pasture Walk, Beef Teaching Farm, 5:30 to 7:30pm . Co-sponsored by Dow Chemical. Free Hamburger meal following the meeting cooked by Story County Cattlemen. Contact Dan Morrical or Joe Sellers for more information.
July 9 – 15 Denim & Diamonds – 2016 American Junior Simmental Association National Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. For Schedule Information please click here: www.facebook.com/DenimNDiamondsinDesMoines2016/photos/pb.398928436962527.-2207520000.1467737396./498639373658099
Iowa State University and Purina & Dow AgroSciences presents Professional Horseman's Field Day. 2pm Registration, located at 2636 Mortensen Rd Ames Iowa RSVP to Joel Edge,JNEdge@landolakes.com, (319)
June 2,3 Freshman Orientation
The Department of Animal Science Honors those who have served for our country. The college will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
May 27-29 Cyclone Country Kennel Club Dog Agility Trials, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Learning Center
Summer Session begins.
Graduation Breakfast, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, 10am
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE SPRING PICNIC will be FRIDAY, April 29 in Kildee Farm Bureau Pavilion from 5-7 PM. Food and beverages are provided FREE. MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND BRING THE FAMILY AND FUN!
Meet in 1204 Kildee Hall, Ensminger Room to see recipients of the Graduate college receive awards and scholarships in their field.
Apr 26 AB&G Seminar: Stephan Schmitz-Esser, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, Ecology of food-borne pathogens, cheese rind bacteria and responses of farm animal microbiomes to different feeding or disease, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Apr 25 Think Tank Meeting: Joel Brinkmeyer, Agribusiness Association of Iowa, David Holm, Iowa Institute of Cooperatives, Aaron Putzee, Iowa Soybean Association, Brian Jones, Iowa Corn. This meeting will be held at the Iowa Cattleman’s building
Apr 22 Departmental Seminar: Daniel Thomson, Kansas State University, Antibiotics and Iowa Beef Production, 3:10PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Apr 19 AB&G Seminar: Tasha Gruhot, Graduate Student, Predicting future parity litter traits from previous litter records and the benefit of keeping sows in the herd longer, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Tuesday, April 19 from 8 - noon - Poultry Contest, FFA CDE Event hosted by the Block and Bridle Poultry Interest Group at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center. 7:30am Registration for first round, 10:00 registration for second round.
Apr 16 Animal Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Organization Annual Pancake Breakfast, Breakfast from 9 -11 am, Seminar from 10:00-11:00 am by Dr. Bonnie Mallard.
Apr 15 Departmental Seminar: Keith Belk, Colorado State University, Technical, policy, and economic factors that contribute to success or failure of the US meat industry in global markets, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Apr 14 Special Seminar, Dr. Bonnie Mallard, Professor at the University of Guelph, Canada. 1414 Molecular Biology. Refreshments will be served at 2:45pm and seminar begins at 3:10pm.
AB&G Seminar: Denise Beam, Graduate Student, The inclusion of crossbred progeny records in the calculation of estimated breeding values for Landrace and Yorkshire females, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Amanda Outhouse, Graduate Assistant in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU,
Defining the relationship between Raman Spectra and Protein Profile of Fresh Pork Loin, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Apr 12 PhD defense seminar: Angelica Van Goor, PhD Candidate, Interdepartmental Genetics and Genomics, The genomics of heat stress and immune stimulation in chickens, 1204 Kildee Hall, 8:00 am
Apr 11 Graduate Defense Seminar: Kelsey Carlson, Graduate Student, Proteomic features associated with tenderness of aged pork loins, 1204 Kildee Hall, 10:30 am
Apr 8 Departmental Seminar: J. T. Dean, COO Center Fresh Group, Iowa’s Egg Industry and a perspective on the 2015 AI outbreak, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
AB&G Seminar: Melanie Hayr, Graduate Student, Parent of origin effects in New Zealand dairy cattle, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10 pm
Apr 5 Meat Science Seminar: McKenna Powell, Graduate Assistant in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU, A Systemic Review of Changes in Tenderness Metrics of North American – Based Pork from 1994- 2014, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Apr 1 Departmental Seminar: Amber Danielson, Chelsea Iennarella, Commercial swine livestock truck washing station evaluation and identification of best practices Evaluation of raw meat diets in domestic dogs, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
March 30 4-H Animal Science STEM Workshop , 10:00am – 4:00pm Meat Lab and Sheep Farm
John Hsieh, Graduate Student, Characterization of chicken cecal microbiome during acute and chronic heat stress, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
March 29 Meat Science Seminar: Taylor Wolfer, Graduate Assistant in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU, Application of Oleogels in Processed Meats, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Date: Monday, March 28, 2016
Social: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
The Wildflower Events Center
6008 Lincoln Way, Ames
Dr. Chris Tuggle, ISU
March 28 4-H Swine Workshop 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Meat Lab and Kildee Hall
Mar 25 Departmental Seminar: Damarius Fleming, Angelica Van Goor, Selection signature analysis of African and European chicken Unique genetic responses revealed in RNA-seq from the spleen of chickens stimulated with lipopolysaccharide and heat, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Mar 25, 26 Swine Genetics International and Iowa State Block and Bridle Pig Sale – Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center. The sift begins at 9:30am and the sale begins at noon.
March 22 AB&G Seminar: AB&G Seminar: Muhammed Walugembe, Graduate Student, Gender intra-household contribution to low input dairy in Senegal, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Mar 22 Meat Science Seminar: Dr. Rodrigo Tarte’, Assistant Professor of ISU Animal Science, Mathematical Optimization of Processed Meat Formulations, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Mar 19-20th Cyclone Classic and AGR Spring Showdown, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center Market Animals will be shown on SATURDAY, March 19th & Breeding Heifers will be shown on SUNDAY, March 20th.
March 14-18 Spring Break
Mar 11 Departmental Seminar: Mary Drewnoski, Collaborator, Integrating crops and cattle: capitalizing on the forage resources available within cropping systems, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Mar 8 AB&G Seminar: Haibo Liu, Graduate Student, Blood Transcriptomic response to LPS stimulation in Yorkshire pigs divergently selected for RFI: Is the pig a good model for human endotoxemia? 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Mar 4 Departmental Seminar: John Patience, Professor of Animal Science, Wrap up of AFRI Feed Efficiency Project: Research and Extension Outcomes and Implications, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Mar 4-6 4-H and Youth Equine Extravaganza, Ellsworth Equestrian Center located at 709 Ellsworth Avenue, Iowa Falls, IA 50126
Mar 1 AB&G Seminar: Alyssa Evans, Graduate Student, Identification of immune escape variants in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus during infection in vivo, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10 pm
Mar 1: Meat Science Seminar: Dr. Kyle Grubbs, Post Doctoral Research Associate in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU, The Trials and Tribulations of Proteomics in Animal/Meat Science, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Feb 26 Departmental Seminar: Matthew Ellinwood Pathogenesis of and Therapy for Fatal Pediatric Inborn Errors of Metabolism: The Usefulness of Models of the Mucpolysaccharidoses, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Feb 23 AB&G Seminar: Maryam Jamil, Graduate Student, Murine models of diseases, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Meat Science Seminar: Kelsey Carlson, Graduate Assistant in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU, The Proteomic Profile Linked to Variations in Fresh Pork Quality, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Feb 20 Extreme Bull Riding Tour 2016 at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center. 7pm Advanced ticket sales at Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau, Theisen’s, Wrangler and Double SS Bull Co.
Feb 19 Departmental Seminar: Cassandra Nunez, Mares gone wild: Immunocontraception alters female behavior and physiology in feral horses, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Feb16 AB&G Seminar: Jenelle Dunkelberger, Graduate Student, Effect of a major QTL for PRRS Resistance on response to co-infection with PRRS and PCV2b, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Meat Science Seminar: Emily Usinger, Graduate Assistant in Animal Science/Meat Science, ISU, The physical, chemical and microbial effects of supplemental sodium nitrate on cured meat products: Implications for human health, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Feb 14 4-H and FFA Meat Judging Coaches Clinic 10:00am – 4:00pm Meat Lab
Feb 12 Departmental Seminar: Fuller Bazer, Texas A&M The Many Faces of Interferon Tau, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Feb 8 Think Tank Meeting: Mike Naig of Department of Agriculture and Brent Willett of Cultivation Corridor, Wildflower Event Center, 6pm
Feb 5 Departmental Seminar: Marshall Stern, University of Minnesota Using Innovative Teaching Methods and Technology to Enhance Learning by Current Generation Animal Science Students, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Feb 2 AB&G Seminar: Dr. Stephan Schmitz-Esser, faculty, Ecology of food-borne pathogens, cheese rind bacteria and responses of farm animal microbiomes to different feeding or disease, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Meat Science Seminar: Dr. Angela Shaw, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, ISU, FSMA vs. HACCP: What’s the Difference?, 1204 Kildee Hall 12:10-1:00pm
Jan 29 Departmental Seminar: Greg Penner Adaptation of the ruminant gastrointestinal tract, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
Jan 29 – 31st ISU Tradition of Excellence Cattle Sale, Beef Teaching, 8:30AM – 4PM, Jeff and Deb Hansen Student Agriculture Center, 2508 Mortenson Rd, Ames Iowa.
Jan 27 -28, 2016 Iowa Pork Congress: The Iowa Pork Congress is the premier winter pork trade show featuring nearly 300 companies offering the latest in technology, equipment, animal health and services. Seminars and trade show atmosphere. For more information please go to http://www.iowaporkcongress.org/. Iowa Events Center, Des Moines Iowa Jan 27 9-5pm, Jan 28 9 -4pm.
Jan 26 AB&G Seminar: Dr. Jibin Zhang, postdoctoral researcher, Distinct Cardiac Response to Heat Stress in Two Broiler Lines Identified by RNA seq Analysis, 1204 Kildee Hall, 2:10pm
Jan 22 Departmental Seminar: James Roth Secure Food Supply Plans in a Foreign Animal Disease Response, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
University Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday observance
Jan 15 Departmental Seminar: Susan Carpenter A Retro-spective on the Antiviral Response in Insects, 3:10 PM 1204 Kildee Hall
AB&G Seminar, Alternative Litter Size Traits and Genomics to Increase the Number of Weaned Pigs in Swine, Austin Putz, ANS Grad Student, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
December 1 AB&G Seminar, Indicine Cattle in Brazil: From India to Genomics, Dr. Marcos Vinicius Barbosa da Silva, Visiting Scientist, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
November 30 Think Tank on Agriculture: Hans Coetzee will speak on topic of Antibiotic Resistance, Wildflower Events Center in Ames – Social 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Program 7pm
The Department of Animal Science wishes all students, faculty, staff and visitors a Happy Holidays!
Graduate Student Jason Russell is giving a presentation on Feed efficiency in beef cattle: Relationship with digestibility, antioxidant activity, oxidative stress, growth performance, and carcass characteristics. November 24, 9 am, 1204 Kildee Ensminger Room
The sheep production workshop scheduled from 9:30 - 3pm at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center has been canceled due to impending inclement weather. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
November 17 AB&G Seminar, Genome Editing in zebrafish: CRISPER/Cas9 and TALEN Based Screening and Targeted Integration, Dr. Jeff Essner, Associate Professor, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
Jessica Colpoys, Swine feed efficiency: Implications for swine behavior, physiology and welfare. November 17th,1:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall Ensminger Room
November 13 GDCB Seminar, Patient-derived 3D systems mimicking the tumor microenvironment; potential biomarker and diagnostic implications, Edna Cukierman, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
Graduate Student, Mohannad Abuajamieh is giving a presentation Effects of Heat Stress or Ketosis on metabolism and inflammatory biomarkers in ruminants and monogastrics. November 13 at 2pm in the Ensminger Room.
November 10 AB&G Seminar, Genomic Regions, Candidate Genes and metabolic Pathways Associated with IMF Content Using HD SNP Chip and RNA-Seq Data, Dr. Aline Cesar, ANS Visiting Scientist, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
Block & Bridle Alumni Showmanship Competition
November 6 GDCB Seminar, Topic TBA, Madelaine Bartlett, University of Massachusetts, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
November 4 2nd Annual Internship Experience Poster Fair – ANS 399A – 4-6pm, Kildee Atrium
On Wednesday, November 4th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm the 2nd Annual Internship Poster Fair will be held in the Kildee Atrium by the mural. This poster fair is being put on by the students who are enrolled in the ANS 399A Internship Experience course. Students, Staff, and Faculty are invited to attend the poster fair and mingle with the students.
November 3 AB&G Seminar, Maternal Antibody Levels and Response to Vaccination for Four viruses of the BRDC in Beef Cattle, Luke Kramer, Grad Student ANS, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
Defense Seminar, Transcriptome analysis of primary lymphoid tissues in response to avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC), Hongyan Sun, 9 – 10am, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 31 Chuckwagon Breakfast/Homecoming Weekend, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center – 8am program, breakfast directly following. Donations appreciated.
October 30 GDCB Seminar, Changing learning by using student ideas to drive instruction, Jenny Knight, University of Colorado, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
Defense Seminar, Characterization of algae meal as a novel feedstuff for ruminants, Rebecca Stokes, 9am, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 29 Feeding the World Seminar, 2015 ISU and Uganda Student Participants in Uganda Service Learning and School Gardens Program, 3:40pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 27 AB&G Seminar, Stress Tolerance Mechanisms in Desert Animals, Dr. Ahmed Elbeltagy, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 26 Think Tank on Agriculture: John Lawrence, Dan Loy and Leo Timms will speak on topic of Nutrient Management Issues, Wildflower Events Center in Ames – Social 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Program 7pm
October 23 GDCB Seminar, Topic TBA, Stephen Schneider, ISU, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
October 20 AB&G Seminar, QTL Discovery with high Density Chips, Dr. Jian Zeng, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 16 GDCB Seminar, Topic TBA, Ping He, Texas A&M, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
October 13 AB&G Seminar, Aflatoxin-induced Changes in the Transcriptome of the Turkey, Dr. Melissa Monson, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 8 Feeding the World Seminar, Topic TBD, Dr. Julian Chase, Cargill, 3:40pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 6 AB&G Seminar, Accelerated Breeding by Editing, Dr. Fahrenkrug, Recombinetics, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
October 1 Feeding the World Seminar, Feeding the Future: Harnessing Science & Technology for International Agricultural Development, Dr. Vern Long, US Agency for International Development, 3:40pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
September 30 4-H Beef Blast at Hansen Center Beef and Teaching Farm
September 29 AB&G Seminar, Genetic and Economic Impact of Genomic Selection on Health in Swine Breeding, Dr. Dematawewa, 2:10pm, Kildee Hall
September 28 Think Tank on Agriculture: Bob Riley of Feed Energy in Des Moines will speak on topic of Challenges in the Feed Industry, Wildflower Events Center in Ames – Social 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Program 7pm
September 24 Feeding the World Seminar, Challenges and opportunities in increasing productivity in the extensive livestock industries, Dr. Heather Burrow, University New England in Australia, 3:40pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
September 23 Seminar: Developmental Origins of Altered Stress Resilience: Impact of Perinatal Nutrition, Dr. Rod Johnson, University of IL, 12:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
September 22 AB&G Seminar, Genome-wide Pattern and Magnitude of Genetic Diversity in a Wide Range of Diverse Chicken Breeds, Dr. Steffen Weigend, 2:10pm, 1204 Kildee Hall
Saturday, September 19 - 7-12th Graders, Cost $5/person (covers lunch)
Explore different ag careers and learn more about the industry by participating in exciting tours of educational facilities with a group of your peers. For more information see http://www.extension.iastate.edu/poweshiek/news/explore-agriculture
If you would like to participate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
September 18 GDCB Seminar, Corticospinal motor neurons in health and disease, Dr. Hande Ozdinler, Northwestern University Fenberg School of Medicine, 4:10pm, 1414 Molecular Biology Building
State 4-H and FFA Meats and Livestock Judging Contest. Meats will be held in the Meat Lab in Kildee Hall and the livestock portion will be held in the Jeff and Deb Hansen Student Learning Center.