October 13, 2016

Recap of EAAP sessions

The 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) was held in Belfast, Ireland on August 29 – September 2, 2016. More than 1,500 people attended the EAAP annual meeting.

Links to summaries of some of the presentations are provided here. These summaries are provided by Dr. Deb Hamernik, President of the American Society of Animal Science.

The important and often forgotten role of managing genetic diversity”  by Dr. Christian Maltecca

Genomic selection in sheep: where to now?” by Dr. John McEwan

This little piggy went to market: applications of genomics to improved health for sustainable pig production” by Dr. Max Rothschild

Livestock, land use, global change and food security” by Dr. Tim Searchinger