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ISES 2019-July 2 Blog Post

This week's ISES 2019 blog post "Working Towards a Better Understanding of Equine Welfare at the Farm Level" is from BBRM students Samantha White and Sophia Newhook.  In this blog, Samantha and Sophia profile recent ABSc graduate Dr. Cordy Dubois and her research on measuring equine welfare and how to apply this knowledge to the industry.

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PhD Candidate Awarded 1st Place at Infographic Poster Competition

George Hall, a PhD candidate working with Prof. Gregoy Bederracats, won first place in the Infographic Poster Competition at the recent Agri-Food Excellence Symposium. George's winning poster, titled "Preserving Turkey Genetics", provides an overview of why the number of turkey breeds is on the decline and potential solutions for their recovery. 

Congratulations George!



ISES 2019-June 24 Blog Post

This week's ISES 2019 blog post "Revolutionizing Equestrian Sport: A Dashboard for Horses?" is from BBRM student Madeline Boast. In this blog, Madeline profiles Menke Steenbergen, founder and CEO of IPOS Technology.

ISES 2019-June 17 Blog Post

This week's ISES 2019 blog post "If the Unspeakable Happens, Are You Ready?" is from BBRM students Emma Lewis and Jessica Toushan. In this article, Emma and Jessica discuss one of the hands-on workshops running in conjunction with the conference-Large Animal Rescue Training (LART)

Prof. Michael Steele Receives the ASAS Early Career Achievement Award

ABSc Prof. Michael Steele has been named a recipient of the 2019 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Early Career Achievement Award. The award will be presented during the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held this July in Austin, Texas.The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has shown outstanding achievement as a young scholar.

PhD Candidate Awarded 1st Place at OE3C

PhD Candidate Michelle Lavery was awarded 1st place in the Oral Presentatin category at the 49th Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C) for her talk on "Identifying enriched housing conditions for zebrafish (Danio rerio) that vary along a scale of preference". The OE3C is an event for researchers at all stages of their careers, from undergraduate to graduate to faculty and highlights research in ecology, evolution, conservation, behavior, environmental sciences, genetics, molecular and cellular biology, and psychology.

May Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

The Department of Animal Biosciences conducts outstanding research in the areas of nutrition, nutrition modelling, physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, welfare and behavior, breeding, genetics and meat science. The following is a list of journal articles published from members of the Department of Animal Biosciences in the month of May-have a read!


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