Spring Seminar Series 2018

Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence Spring Seminar Series – 2018   This twice monthly seminar series covers a broad range of dairy industry topics such as preventative medicine and herd health, dairy production management, food safety, epidemiology, worker training, industry relations and more. Seminar speakers will include Cornell faculty and invited guests. Want to propose a topic or speaker for an upcoming semester? Contact elizabeth.goldberg@cornell.edu   All seminars will be held Mondays from 4-5 PM in Stocking Hall 146  


Date Speaker Department Topic
Jan 29 Angel Abuelo

College of Veterinary Medicine,
Michigan State University

“Transition cow management and calf health on Australian pasture-based dairy farm”
Feb 26 Athena Kirk Classics TBD
Mar 12 Klibs Galvao College of Veterinary Medicine,
University of Florida
“The use of chitosan microparticles to prevent and treat metritis in dairy cows”
Mar 26 Gerlinde Van de Walle Baker Institute for Animal Health “Bovine mammary stem cells and their secretome: why do we care?”
Apr 9 Joseph McFadden Animal Science “The dairy cow lipidome revealed: new insights into metabolism”
Apr 23

Graduate Student Presentations:


Asha Miles (Heather Huson)

Animal Science

“A genetic and epidemiological analysis of the relationships among udder and teat conformation, mastitis, and mammary microbiota”


Cora Best (Kimberly O’ Brien)

Nutritional Sciences

“Vitamin D metabolism in human pregnancy”


Rachel Evanowski (Martin Wiedmann)

Food Science

“Increasing producer profitability through farm level interventions designed for optimization of spore counts in raw milk.”

May 7 Jessica McArt Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences “Hypocalcemia in postpartum dairy cows: good or bad?”

This series is also offered as course VTPMD 7081

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