Seminars

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Caitlyn Bruns, Ancestry DNA

Title: Consumer genomics and a comparison with livestock genetics

1:10-2:00 PM Ensminger Room (1204 Kildee) & Zoom: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/92844668542 

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Rohan Fernando

Title: On Gianola's deconstruction of "genetic architecture"

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

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Speaker: Sarah Pearce

Affiliation: USDA

Title: Current aspects of the intestinal barrier, its interactions, and techniques to assess intestinal permeability

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Josh Selsby

Title: Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot: Heat stress-mediated changes in skeletal muscle

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Sue Lamont

Title: Avian embryo sex identification technologies

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

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Amanda Houser, Kemin Industries

Title: Proteus: Novel functional protein technology from Kemin to improve yield    

Location: 305 Kildee Hall                                                                               

Friday, February 18, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Jack Dekkers

Title: Genetic improvement of disease resilience in pigs

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

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

Speaker: Dr. Richard Gates, Professor, Departments of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, and Animal Science; Director of the Egg Industry Center

Title: Introduction to the Egg Industry Center        

Location: 305 Kildee Hall                             

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

Speaker: Luke Kramer, Postdoc, Iowa State University

Title: Large-scale eQTL analysis based on gene expression in blood of young healthy pigs

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

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm

Location: Ensminger Room

Speaker: Jodi McGill

Affiliation: Iowa State University, Vet Microbiology & Preventive Medicine

Title: Nonantibiotic strategies to promote resistance to bovine respiratory disease in calves

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Speaker: Christen Burgett

Title: Utilizing the Peer Review Feature in Canvas

Location: Ensminger Room

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

Speaker: Matt Schulte, Graduate Assistant, Meat Science

Title: Metabolic and proteomic pathways involved in beef tenderness development    

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

Friday, March 4, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Esinam Nancy Amuzu-Aweh, University of Ghana

Title: Genetic architecture of body weight and carcass traits in Ghanaian local chickens

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

Friday, March 4, 2022 - 3:20pm to 4:10pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Logan Johnson, Graduate Assistant, Meat Science

Title: The quantification of low-ionic strength soluble proteins from aged pork loins classified by purge loss using tandem mass tags   

Location: 305 Kildee Hall

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Nick Boddicker, Mayo Clinic

Title: Opportunities Await: From Animal to Cancer Genetics

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

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 1:10pm to 2:00pm

Speaker: Wendy Rauw, INIA, Spain

Title: Prospects of swine production in the context of climate change

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

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

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?”

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

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

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

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                     

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