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The 2021 ASAS - ADSA Virtual Northeast Meeting Award Recipients

Yesterday during the 2021 ASAS - ADSA Virtual Northeast Meeting we recognized several outstanding Northeast Members.

The following awards were presented:

MS Poster Competition Award Recipients

  • 2nd - Gabrielle Dodd, University of Connecticut - Genome-wide association study for heat stress tolerance in swine using weighted single-step GBLUP
  • 1st - Olivia Willoughby, University of Guelph - Long non-coding RNA expression profile associated with gastrointestinal nematode infection in divergent immune response sheep

PhD Poster Competition Award Recipients

  • 3rd - Tanya Muratori, Pennsylvania State University - Genotypes from different immune cell lineages and comparison to hair, dam and colostrum genotypes in a newborn calf
  • 2nd - Longfei Han, Pennsylvania State University - Effects of genetic lineage and mild heat stress on ghrelin concentrations of pregnant Holstein heifers
  • 1st - NicoleTillquist, University of Connecticut - Effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on lamb growth and feed efficiency