February 12, 2016

Researchers awarded for innovation in pork industry

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February 11, 2016 – A study by researchers at the USDA-ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit and Texas A&M University was awarded the Swine Industry Award for Innovation during the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Annual Meeting, held Feb. 6-9, in San Antonio, Texas. 

The award is sponsored by the National Pork Board.

It was given to Abstract #61: “Sexually dimorphic innate immune responses but not tissue Salmonella translocation patterns in pigs exposed to an oral Salmonella challenge.”

The study was a collaboration between N. C. Burdick Sanchez(*1), P. R. Broadway(1), J. A. Carroll(1), E. V. Gart(2), L. K. Bryan(2), and S. D. Lawhon(2)

(1)USDA-ARS, Livestock Issues Research Unit, Lubbock, TX, (2)Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

About the photo: Nicole Burdick Sanchez, USDA-ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit, accepted the Swine Industry Award for Innovation during the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Annual Meeting.

The abstract, #61, can be found online in the Southern Section Abstract Book.

 

Media Contact:
Kim Schoonmaker
American Society of Animal Science
Scientific Communications Associate
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