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The next issue of the ACBS newsletter if now available. Check out the highlights and full pdf for the latest on ACBS research, teaching, and extension.
Jennifer Lising Roxas, a postdoctoral fellow, recently received three postdoctoral research grants, including a two-year USDA NIFA Postdoctoral Fellowship. She works in the laboratory of Gayatri Vedantam, professor of immunobiology and animal and comparative biomedical sciences (ACBS). Roxas received her PhD in Microbiology and Pathobiology from the University of Arizona working under the advisement of V.K. Viswanathan, professor in ACBS.
This fall, ACBS’s Equine Program received a very generous gift from Ballena Vista Farm of Ramona, California, thanks to the efforts of RTIP Director, Wendy Davis. The donation includes in-foal mares, 2020 weanlings, and a stallion (Eddington) who has been successful in both his own race career and in siring winners on the racetrack.
The facility, currently located at the West Campus Agriculture Center off of I-10 between Prince Rd. and Miracle Mile in Tucson, includes a full working feedlot, pastures for the 38 head breeding herd, and a feed mill.
The Food Safety Consortium (FSC) hosted a Summer Invited Speaker Series to expand the knowledge of members, and foster further research collaborations.
A journal article in Translational Animal Science describing the fast actions taken by the national group of extension specialists and colleagues (Extension Horses, Inc.), which includes ACBS Equine Specialist Dr. Betsy Greene, to create and disseminate COVID-19 related educational information to horse clientele by has been published.
This is your opportunity to be a part of the legacy of the Al-Marah Arabian!
The sale will be conducted by Addis Online Auctions on July 28, 2020 at 8 p.m. CDT.
Meet new faculty members Dr. Duane Wulf and William Milashoski.
The next issue of the ACBS newsletter is now available. Check out the highlights and the full pdf issue for the latest on ACBS research, teaching, and extension.
Meet the CALS Spring 2020 Outstanding Seniors for ACBS and learn more about the virtual commencement ceremonies for CALS and UArizona.
We answer your questions about making sure the food you prepare at home is safe under these challenging new circumstances.
Betsy Greene made a special delivery from Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and Cooperative Extension to FRTEP agent Grey Farrell on April 24th to help Tuba City, AZ first responders deal with COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation.