AG Symposia

Agricultural Applications Symposia:
Novel Reproductive Biology 
Investigations in Domestic Livestock

(Separate Registration Fee: Members: $125, Trainees: $75, Non Members $200)

Focusing on basic and clinically applied translational studies using domestic livestock, this symposium will include talks on innovative methods , a poster session for individuals conducting research in this area, and the opportunity to interact with those working in the agriculture industry.

You can now select, in the submission site, if you would like your abstract to be considered for a poster presentation at the Agricultural Applications Symposia.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

** Agricultural Symposia Requires a Separate Fee**

8:05- 8:30 am
New Roles of FSH In Development of Ovarian Preantral Follicles
Anna Denicol, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of California-Davis

8:35- 9:00 am

Deciphering The miRNA Cargo of Extracellular Vesicles in Bovine Follicular Fluid: Implication for Development of Noninvasive Biomarkers
Dawit Tesfaye, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Science, Colorado State University

9:05-9:15 am

9:15-9:40 am
In Vitro Culture of Porcine Embryos within an Alginate Hydrogel Matrix
Angela Pannier, Professor, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

9:45- 10:10 am
Early Embryo-Endometrium Dialogues in Cattle
Mario Binelli, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, University of Florida

10:10 – 10:20 am

10:25-10:35 am

10:40-11:10 am
Sperm Storage and Release in the Oviduct:  Time Release Fertile Sperm?
David Miller, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois  

11:15-11:40 am
Beyond Fertilization: Sire Effects on Early Development On The Bovine
Sophia Ortega, Assistant Professor, Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri   

11:45-11:55 am

Walking Lunch with Posters

1:30- 1:55 pm
Deciphering Energy Metabolism in Preimplantation Embryos
Carol Keefer Professor, Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, MD  

2:00 – 2:25 pm
Small Ruminant Models for Agricultural and Biomedical Applications
Irina Poljaeva, Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University  

2:30-2:55 pm
Use of Gene-Editing and RNA-based Technologies for the Study of Early Embryo Development
Vilceu Bordignon, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, McGill University

3:00-3:20 pm
Poster Awards

3:25-3:30 pm
Closing Remarks