Spring Seminar Series 2020

Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence Spring Seminar Series – 2020   This six 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 the College of Veterinary Medicine Green Room next to the Café S2-223. This year’s seminars will not be recorded or broadcast live by Zoom unless requested in advance.


UPDATE 3/12/20 – all remaining seminars for 2020 are cancelled/postponed






Feb 17

Series Kick-Off with the Veterinary Sustainability Club from 4-6PM


Waste Strategies for Sustainable Food Systems


Julie Goddard

Food Science

Expanding opportunities for dairy waste valorization


Blake Nguyen; Crystal Hall

Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Manure management at the Cornell Teaching Dairy; Pyrolysis at the Cornell Teaching Dairy


Jillian Goldfarb

Biological and Environmental Engineering

Valorizing manure to recover phosphorus and make water treatment materials simultaneously

  Forough Enayaty and Sarah Murphy Ivanek Research Group

The challenges of microbial spoilage: Optimizing where dairy processors should invest

Mar 2

Eduardo Rico

Animal Science

The role of dairy products in healthy diets: What the evidence tells us in 2020

Mar 16

Postponed to Spring 2021
Whitney Knauer

Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota

Pair housing of dairy cows: Why, when, and how

Location: Classroom 6

Mar 23

Postponed to Spring 2021
Chris Wolf



Apr 6

Postponed to Spring 2021
Aoise Stratford

Performing and Media Arts

Reading of a short play “Open House” inspired by the College of Veterinary Medicine

Apr 20

Postponed to Spring 2021
Julio Giordano

Animal Science

Technologies for automation of management practices in dairy herd management

Apr 27

Postponed to TBD
Virginia Fajt

Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M University

Antimicrobial stewardship and the veterinarian

May 4

Graduate Student Presentations:


Kui Wang


Hydrothermal liquefaction for the treatment of broiler and sewage sludge wastes


Nazih Kassem


An integrated energy systems approach for dairy and food waste recovery and utilization





Reminder, take the series for credit by registering for VTPMD 7081

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