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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Donor Eligibility and Manufacturing of Cellular Therapies for Animals

“ACTPs have the potential to make significant changes in how we treat diseases and may provide novel therapies for unmet therapeutic needs of animals,” reports Dr. Janet Woodcock, Acting Commissioner of the FDA.

Marrying Technology with Calf Management

More affordable technology, including data analysis programs, calf scales and pasteurizers, are being utilized in raising calves and heifers.

Veterinarians Raise The Bar For Bull Breeding Soundness Exams

If you're looking to improve upon your assessments, treat semen evaluation as a diagnostic tool, then look at management, environment, and genetics to help improve overall bull, herd, and industry cattle fertility.

Technology In The Veterinary Workplace
Technology In The Veterinary Workplace: Consider The Value Of Thermal Audits

New technology in temperature detection and logging provide veterinarians an opportunity to establish consulting programs around thermal audits of their producers’ operations as well as improve animal care.

HerdPoint Software Now Included In GVL Platform

The company says HerdPoint simplifies the nonadjacent-herd approval process and provides veterinarians with an in-depth view into their ongoing isolate management.

“Biosecurity only works if everyone follows the protocols.”
7 Steps to Create a Biosecurity Plan

Putting biosecurity protocols in place can help reduce the risk of disease being transferred to not only livestock, but to humans as well.

W. Andy Tao and colleagues have developed a method to implant a chemical label that acts like a GPS tracker into live salmonella bacteria. Once inside the bacteria, the probe can be captured at any given time, showing in real time the proteins interacting with the bacteria.
Purdue Scientists Track Salmonella Infection in Real Time

Researchers have developed a chemical method — host and pathogen temporal interaction profiling, or HAPTIP — for labeling a living bacteria and tracking it as it invades a host cell.

Incoming freshmen can enroll in the program, known as CS + Animal Sciences, starting in the fall of 2021.
U. of Illinois Offers Tech Option for Animal Science

The Illinois Board of Higher Education this month approved a new undergraduate degree combining computer sciences and animal sciences at the University of Illinois.

Highly buoyant embryos with long descent times fail to develop at a significantly higher rate compared with the rest of the cohort.
Objectivity in Sorting Embryos

Specific gravity test could help ensure embryo viability.

The year-long competition will culminate in the Season 4 Live Finals at SAVMA 2020 hosted by Cornell University. Applications are available online.
VEA Accelerates Innovation in Animal Health.

Season 4 of The IDEA Competition is now accepting applications from veterinary student innovators through July 15th, 2019 with an opportunity to win a share of $17,500 in prize money. 

The webinar will focus primarily on current scientific evidence, promising uses of this technology in animals, and the potential risks.
FDA Reschedules Webinar on Genome Editing in Animals

This webinar is rescheduled from the original date of December 3, 2018.

As public investments into agricultural research continue to shrink, the research community will need to become more efficient at partnering and sharing data across disciplines.
Leverage Resources in Ag Research

The new CAST paper outlines the need for better data sharing and accessibility to enable creative and efficient application of research results.

GMO for CBD?

Modified yeast cultures could produce cannabinoids such as THC and CBD at much lower cost.

Presented by Paul Fricke, University of Wisconsin dairy science professor and extension specialist in dairy cattle reproduction, this webinar reviews DCRC’s updated dairy reproduction protocols.
DCRC Webinar Highlights Estrous Synchronization Recommendations

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) kicks off its 2019 webinar series with “Evolution of Timed AI Protocols and Overview of the DCRC Reproductive Management Strategies Protocol Sheet for Dairy Cows.”

IIAD Offers Training in Scientific Business Development and Management

New "Bench to Shop" program at Texas A&M accepting applications.

UW vet school scientists develop new model for Zika virus research

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have developed one of the first mouse models for the study of Zika virus.