July 25, 2016 – The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Competition was sponsored by Biomin. The competition took place during the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting of the ASAS-ADSA®-CSAS-WSASAS, held last week in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here are the competition winners.
1st – Abstract #440 – The Development of a Cecum-Cannulated Gnotobiotic Piglet Model to Study the Human Gut Microbiota, Nirosh Aluthge, University of Nebraska
2nd – Abstract #814 – Effect of Starch Source in Pelleted Concentrates on Fecal Bacterial Communities in Thoroughbred Mares, Morgan Pyles, University of Kentucky
3rd – Abstract #1623 – Effect of Rumen Acidosis and Short-Term Feed Restriction on mRNA Expression of Genes Relating to Gut Barrier Function and Immune Response in Holstein Steers, Katie Wood, University of Guelph
View their abstracts in the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting Abstract Book. An ASAS/ASN Joint Symposium on Gut Microbiota, Diet and Health also took place during the 2016 JAM. Those abstracts can be found in the Abstract Book. Recordings of all presentations given during the symposium are available by purchasing the 2016 JAM Virtual Meeting.