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Student and Faculty Success at ASAS-CSAS 2019

Animal Biosciences was well represented at the recent American Society of Animal Science and Canadian Society of Animal Science (ASAS-CSAS) Annual Meeting and Trade Show, held July 8-11 in Austin, Texas. This year’s event included symposia on diverse themes such as cell biology, meat science and muscle biology, beef and horse species, non-ruminant nutrition, breeding and genetics, companion animals, immunometabolisim and animal behaviour and well-being.

ABSc graduate students took home many of the top prizes including:

June Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

The Department of Animal Biosciences conducts outstanding research in the areas of nutrition, nutrition modelling, physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, welfare and behavior, breeding, genetics and meat science. The following is a list of journal articles published from members of the Department of Animal Biosciences in the month of June-have a read!

Prof. Trevor DeVries and students awarded at American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting

ABSc Prof. Trevor DeVries was one of eight people inducted into the Journal of Dairy Science Club 100-Class of 2019 at the American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting held June 23-26 in Cincinatti, OH. The JDS Club 100 was created in 2017 to recognize those that have authored or co-authored more than 100 articles in the Journal of Dairy Science in their careers.

ISES 2019-July 2 Blog Post

This week's ISES 2019 blog post "Working Towards a Better Understanding of Equine Welfare at the Farm Level" is from BBRM students Samantha White and Sophia Newhook.  In this blog, Samantha and Sophia profile recent ABSc graduate Dr. Cordy Dubois and her research on measuring equine welfare and how to apply this knowledge to the industry.

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PhD Candidate Awarded 1st Place at Infographic Poster Competition

George Hall, a PhD candidate working with Prof. Gregoy Bederracats, won first place in the Infographic Poster Competition at the recent Agri-Food Excellence Symposium. George's winning poster, titled "Preserving Turkey Genetics", provides an overview of why the number of turkey breeds is on the decline and potential solutions for their recovery. 

Congratulations George!



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