Friday, January 17, 2020 - 3:00pm
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

Kara Stewart

"Lactation: Is it worth it?"

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:10pm

Dr. Carol Lorenzen, International Marketing Specialist for Livestock and Meat. USDA Livestock and Poultry Program

"USDA Livestock and Poultry Program - Opportunities and Current Projects"

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 3:00pm

Aileen Keating

"Life or Death?: Unscrambling the ovarian response to chemical exposure"

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 12:10pm

Dr. Terry Houser, Iowa State University

"Foodservice bacon quality: current and future research"


Friday, February 7, 2020 - 1:10pm

Clyde Campbell, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology

“In vivo lineage reprogramming across germ layers; Exploring the boundaries of cellular plasticity“

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Dermot Hayes

"Economic Forces Driving the Iowa Pork Industry"

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:10pm

Dr. Dustin Boler, Meat Scientist
Topigs Norsvin

"Fresh Pork Research - What’s old becomes new again"

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:10pm

Caitlyn Bruns, PhD, Ph.D., Geneticist
DNA Genetics, Columbus NE

“Make It Better: Creating a Maternal Direction from Producer Feedback”

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

Geetu Tuteja

"Integrating multi-dimensional genomics data to build regulatory maps of placental development"

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:10pm

Dr. Jennie Hodgen
Senior Account Manager of Food Animal Resource Management Team at Merck Animal Health

"Where Sustainability meets Meat Science"

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

Gerd Bobe
Dept. of Animal Science and Range Science
Oregon State University

"Identification of early disease biomarkers in dairy cows using omics-techniques: Opportunities and potential pitfalls"

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:10pm

Logan Johnson

"Exploring peroxiredoxin’s relationship to meat quality"

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 1:10pm

Jim Kaufman, PhD, Professor of Immunology
University of Edinburgh, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research
and Visiting Researcher, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge

“Generalists & specialists: a new view of how MHC molecules respond to disease”

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

Tom Spencer

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 12:10pm

Beth Zuber

"Early postmortem metabolism and its relationship with ultimate pH in pork"


Friday, March 6, 2020 - 1:10pm

William Taylor, Master’s Student
Iowa State University, Department of Animal Science, Laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Stalder

"Utilizing digital images to evaluate accuracy and repeatability of body condition score in cull sows"

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

Dr. Chris Hostetler
Director of Animal Science
National Pork Board

“Disruptive Technologies for Animal Agriculture”

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:10pm

Dr. Chris Calkins
Professor, University of Nebraska

"Bringing Science to the Art of Dry-Aged Beef"

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 1:10pm

Ryan Jeon, PhD Candidate
Iowa State University, Department of Animal Science, Laboratory of Dr. Jack Dekkers

"Proliferation of blood mononuclear cells in young, healthy piglets after mitogen stimulation, as a possible indicator of disease resilience in pigs"

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

Dr. Jim Dickson

"The past is never dead. It’s not even past"


Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:10pm

Austin M. Putz, PhD, Affiliate Assistant Professor

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 12:10pm

Matt Schulte

"Can nutritional practices impact beef quality characteristics?"


Friday, April 3, 2020 - 1:10pm

Grace Moeller, Master’s Student
Iowa State University, Department of Animal Science, Laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Stalder

“Estimating the repeatability and reproducibility of subjectively evaluated conformational traits in replacement gilts”

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:10pm

Liviu Radu Totir, PhD, Biostatistics Lead and Corteva Dinstinguished Fellow