January 23, 2017

Lactation pre-conference at annual meeting

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The Triennial Lactation Symposium and Biology of Lactation of Farm Animals (BOLFA) will occur as a pre-conference to the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Make plans to attend this pre-conference on July 8, 2017! The speaker line up is one of the most impressive in BOLFA history.

“The Biology of Lactation – From Genes to Cells to Milk” includes:

  • Bob Collier (University of Arizona, USA) – “Historical perspectives of lactation biology in the late 20th and early 21st centuries”
  • Mike Akers: (Virginia Tech, USA) – “Plasticity of mammary development in the prepubertal bovine mammary gland
  • Russ Hovey (UC Davis, CA, USA) – “Dietary regulation of allometric ductal growth in the mammary glands”
  • Steve Davis (New Zealand) – “Quantitative regulation of mammary development
  • Marie-France Palin (AAFC, Sherbrooke, Canada) – “Adipokines affect mammary growth and function in farm animals
  • Tom McFadden (University of Missouri, USA) – “Lactational adaptations to environmental challenges
  • Geoff Dahl (University of Florida, USA) – “Programming and epigenetic impacts of late gestation heat stress in dairy cattle
  • Laura Hernandez (University of Wisconsin, USA) – “Serotonin and the regulation of calcium transport in dairy cows”
  • Rupert Bruckmaier (University of Bern, Switzerland) – “Pathogen-specific immune response and changes in the blood-milk barrier in the bovine mammary gland”

View the meeting registration brochure for full meeting details.

Join us for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Baltimore, Maryland, July 8 to 12, 2017.

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