ICFAE and BOLFA 2021

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International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology (ICFAE 2021)

Sweetgrass Inn at the Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, South Carolina

October 10-12, 2021

BOLFA/Triennial Lactation Symposium (Overlap day with ICFAE is October 12, 2021)

Sweetgrass Inn at the Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, South Carolina

October 12-13, 2021


iStock-1201784581Registration

ICFAE/BOLFA Registration

BOLFA only Registration

Download the PDF Registration Form

ICFAE/BOLFA

  • Professional Registration $400
  • ICFAE/BOLFA Student Registration $200

BOLFA/Triennial Lactation Symposium ONLY (included in ICFAE registration if attending both)

  • $200 professional
  • $100 student

 

Housing

iStock-95712816Wild Dunes Resort
Sweetgrass Inn
200 Grand Pavilion Blvd
Isle of Palms, SC, 29451

Book your room online.

By phone 866-359-5593

Room rates are $219.00 for Single and Double occupancy

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Program/Schedule

Submit a poster abstract, submission deadline is August 16, 2021.

iStock-637217450SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2021

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM – Opening Reception

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM – Welcome: Dr. Laura Hernandez, University of Wisconsin

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM – Session I: Metabolic and Endocrinology

  • 9:00 AM: Dr. Joseph McFadden, Cornell University – Insulin resistance, nutrient partitioning, and the ceramide hypothesis in dairy cattle
  • 9:45 AM: Dr. Alan J. Conely, University of California-Davis – The steroid metabolism of pregnancy in ungulates: Insights into reproductive strategies and evolution
  • 10:30 AM: Dr. Marion Schmicke, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg – Interaction between the somatropic axis and the local IGF system: Role of IGF-binding proteins

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch on Own

12:45 PM – 3:00 PM – Session II: Animal Health

  • 12:45 PM: Dr. Sabine Mann, Cornell University – The role of insulin and related hormones in health and disease of the transition dairy cow
  • 1:30 PM: Dr. Walter Bottje, University of Arkansas – Endogenous hormone signatures: Implications for mitochondria and cell function
  • 2:15 PM: Dr. Jishu Shi, Kansas State University – Control and Impacts of African Swine Fever

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM – Break

3:15 PM – 5:30 PM – Session III: Early Career Endocrinologist Scientists

5:45 PM – 6:45 PM – Wine and Cheese and Posters

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM – Session IV: Reproduction and Endocrinology

  • 9:00 AM: Dr. Dustin T. Yates, University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Metabolic fetal programming related to maternal stress, placental insufficiency, and intrauterine growth restriction
  • 9:45 AM: Dr. Sofia Ortega, University of Missouri – TBD
  • 10:30 AM: Dr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra, The Ohio State University – Endocrine control of follicle selection in ruminants: A tale of multiple ovulations in cattle

11:15 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch on Own

12:45 PM – 4:45 PM – Session V: Lactation/BOLFA-Triennial Lactation Symposium

  • 12:45 PM: BOLFA Welcome
  • 12:50 PM: Dr. Juan Loor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - H. Allen Tucker Lactation and Endocrinology Awardee talk: MammOmics: from gene networks to targets of opportunity
  • 1:20 PM: Dr. Theresa Casey, Purdue University – The role of clocks in mammary development and lactation
  • 2:05 PM: Dr. Jimena Laporta, University of Wisconsin – In-utero heat stress impairs mammary gland development and future productivity

2:50 PM – 3:05 PM – Break

  • 3:05 PM: Dr. Reinhold Erben, University of Vienna, Austria Institute of Physiology – TBD
  • 3:50 PM: Dr. Olga Wellnitz, Bern University - Implications of the blood-milk barrier and its manipulation

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Poster Session

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – ICFAE/BOLFA Conference Dinner

7:20 PM – 7:30 PM – ICFAE Closing Remarks: Dr. Laura Hernandez, University of Wisconsin

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM - BOLFA/Triennial Lactation Symposium: Session VI

  • 9:00 AM: Dr. Russ Hovey, University of California, Davis - Prolactin and mammary function - an old hormone, new insights
  • 9:45 AM: Dr. Pamela Ruegg, Michigan State University - The bovine milk microbiome - an evolving science
  • 10:30 AM: Dr. Fen-Qi Zhao, University of Vermont - Systemic and local responders in mastitis
  • 11:15 AM: Dr. Peter Kappel Theil, Aarhus University - Colostrum production of sows - when and how is it produced?

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Lunch on Own

2:00 PM - 5:15 PM - BOLFA/Triennial Lactation Symposium: Session VII

  • 2:00 PM: Dr. Ashok Mohanty, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute - TBD
  • 2:45 PM: Dr. Joao Negrao, University of Sao Paola - Effect of environmental stressors, and cortisol release on milk yield and apoptosis in mammary gland and placenta: in vivo and in vitro responses

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM - Break

  • 3:45 PM: Dr. Ariette Knegsel, Wageningen University - Customizing lactation length: consequences for cow, calf and farmer
  • 4:30 PM: Dr. Daryll Hadsell, Baylor College of Medicine - Understanding the Mechanisms by which Genomic Variants Determine Maternal Outcomes

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM - Poster Session and Cocktail Hour

7:00 PM - Symposium Closing Dinner


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