Seminars

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Seminar procedures, policies and expectations

*Enrolled students only

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Nick Serao

"To Block or Not to Block: The Tale of Initial Body Weight in Animal Science Studies"

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Kara Thornton

"Understanding the mechanism through which anabolic implants improve skeletal muscle growth of cattle"

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Seth Watkins

"Stewardship: Economics, Productivity, & The Environment - A Farmer's Perspective"

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Can dietary oxidized protein induce oxidative stress?

Carl Frame, Graduate Assistant

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Joshua Peschel

"Towards Precision Animal Science and Engineering"

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dan Ciobanu, University of Nebraska 

"From phenotype to gene discovery: a case study of host genetics influencing viral disease susceptibility in pigs"

Dan has been working extensively with folks in virology and other disciplines at Nebraska and has generated a nice paper in PLOS Genetics on the functional role of Synaptogyrin-2 on PCV2 viral replication.  This talk will likely be of wide interest to folks with interest in swine disease and immune response.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Can nitrite-embedded packaging film serve as a post-thermal processing supplemental curing agent?

Michael Cropp, Graduate Assistant

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Data Blitz

3 minute "lightning talks", presented by Animal Science students.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

The use of transglutaminase for bonding and texture in meat systems

David Scoville, Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Stephanie Hansen

"Refining Roles for Micronutrients in Feedlot Cattle"

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Novel myopathies in the poultry industry

Dr. Dawn Koltes, Adjunct Assistant Professor, ISU

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Kevin Meyers, Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Hormel Foods

"Food Safety and Innovation in a Transparent, Digital World"

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Replacement of fat in bologna sausage with conventional and high-oleic soybean oil oleogels

Jona Paulus, Graduate Student

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Mike Kogut

"Gut Health in Food Animals, Especially in Chickens"

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

The role of phosphofructokinase, AMP deaminase, and mitochondrial F1 ATPase on pH decline in postmortem skeletal muscle – A Review

Elizabeth Zuber, Graduate Assistant

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Adam Moeser

"How Early Life Stress Impacts Gut Function Across the Lifespan"

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Beef quality traits and proteomic analysis of longissimus lumborum steaks with high and low amounts of intramuscular fat – A Review

Logan Johnson, Graduate Assistant

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Brian Kerr

Recent Research on Fats and Oils in Swine

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:10pm to 1:00pm

Beef cattle growth and zinc nutrition: Impact on beef quality characteristics?

Matt Schulte, Graduate Assistant

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

Frank Mitloehner

"Addressing the 2050 Challenge of Feeding the World without depleting its Natural Resources"