Sept. 26, 2016 – ASAS representatives are in Washington D.C. today to host a Snack & Fact briefing on the microbiome. Next month we’ll host a genomics briefing on Mon., October 24. Plan to join us!The briefing will be held at noon (EST) on Mon., Oct. 24, in the House Agriculture Committee room, 1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington D.C. The hour-long briefing focuses on the subject of genomics, which was featured in this issue of Animal Frontiers. A light lunch will be provided.
The goal of the ASAS Snack & Fact briefings is to share information about topics affecting animal agriculture and to serve as a resource for attendees, including congressional staffers and key stakeholders. Guest speakers at the October 24th genomics briefing include Dr. Penny Riggs, Texas A&M University, and Dr. Kent Weigel, University of Wisconsin-Madison.