Events Archive

Friday, May 13, 2022 - 11:45am to 2:00pm

Graduating seniors - you’re invited! Please join us to celebrate your accomplishments on Friday, May 13th following CALS Convocation.

Please RSVP here by April 29th: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cwQE9dlkzsI6eh0

2022 ANS graduation lunch

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

We have many outstanding graduate students housed in our department. Each year we try to recognize these students on the last Friday of prep week with a scholarship and awards ceremony. All departmentally housed graduate students, staff and faculty are invited to attend the 2022 Animal Science Department Graduate Student Awards Ceremony next Friday.

The awards ceremony (May 6th) will start  at 3.30 pm in the Ensminger Room.

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Daniela Lourenco, University of Georgia

Title: Single-step GWAS: accounting for the data structure of farm animal populations

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Monday, April 25, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Speaker: Christen Burgett

Title: Academic Integrity

Location: 15 Kildee Hall

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Speaker: John Michael Gonzalez

Affiliation: Georgia

Title: New Views of Swine Transport Losses and Countermeasure Development

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Jessica Petersen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Title: Genetic diversity and its implications in the management of domestic populations: the case of the Clydesdale horse

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Kayla Hospodarsky, Graduate Assistant

Title: Investigation of Current Approaches Utilized to Mitigate Lipid Oxidation in Bacon

Location: 305 Kildee Hall                        

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Luiz Brito, Purdue University

Title: Improving livestock welfare through the integration of genomics and complementary data sources  

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

Master's Defense Seminar - Chloe Hagen

Title: An evaluation of the effects of floor space and lysine deficient diets on the growth rate of finishing pigs and an analysis of post-restriction compensatory gain

April 14, 2:00 PM

Ensminger Room and available virtually at: 

https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m7929f5e3ab48c131553f6661c1...
Password: Pigs

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Sarah Bludau, Graduate Assistant, Meat Science

Title: Development and application of improved biphasic gel systems as a fat source in dry and semi-dry meat products 

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 6:00pm
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Speaker: Gbola Adesogen

Affiliation: Florida

Title: Livestock for improved lives and livelihoods

Friday, April 8, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Pengxin Yang, Graduate Assistant - Research, Iowa State University

Title: Porcine PBMC chromatin accessibility at single cell resolution

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 9:00am

M.S. Defense - Kayla A. Miller

Title: Management strategies to extend feed budgets of grow-finish pigs and the effect on performance, behavioral aggression, and gastric ulceration

April 7, 2022
9 – 10 am, Ensminger (Kildee 1204)

https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/j.php?MTID=m610a0cec9df96c95ca733c1d04...

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Jay Stowater, Graduate Assistant, Meat Science

Title: Comparison of methods for fat and moisture determination, and the correlation with fresh pork quality  

Location: 305 Kildee Hall                     

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: John Hsieh, Graduate Assistant - Research, Iowa State University

Title: GRAB: Genome Reference Assisted Binning for metatranscriptome analysis

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 9:00am

Improving Efficiency in the Feedlot Industry
Master’s Defense Seminar- Emma Rients
March 30, 2022
9-10 am Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

https://iastate.zoom.us/j/93053585830?pwd=VnVwbWNGY0gzU1JzRkxMaFRZM1c4dz09

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Scott Stillwell, Senior Vice-President of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Tyson Foods (retired)

Title: Lessons Learned Applying Science to Food Safety Management During a 31 Year Career with Tyson Foods

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

Monday, March 28, 2022 - 11:00am

Michael Cropp’s Ph.D defense seminar is March 28, at 11:00 am in room 305 Kildee.

Title: “Can Nitrite-Embedded Packaging Film Induce Curing Reactions in Meat Post-Thermal Processing?”

Sunday, March 27, 2022 - 11:00am

The 2022 Dairy Science Banquet will be held on Sunday, March 27 at Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa. The social hour will begin at 11 am and the meal will be served at 12 pm. 

We are excited to reunite in person this year as we celebrate the success of our industry, department, and club.

Friday, March 25, 2022 - 1:10pm

Matt Schulte Defense Seminar: Metabolic and proteomic pathways involved in beef tenderness development

Friday, March 25th

1:10 pm in 108 Kildee Hall

Friday, March 25, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Alfred de Vries, Gates Foundation

Title: Livestock production improvement in developing countries

Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Meaghan Meyer, Graduate Assistant, Poultry Nutrition

Title: Woody Breast in Broilers: Overview & Research Questions

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

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