AG Symposia

Agricultural Applications Symposia: Novel Reproductive Biology Investigations in Domestic Livestock

(Separate Registration Fee: $125)

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.

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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