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CCSAW Seminar: Cat Welfare During Handling and Restraint

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Carly Moody is a recent PhD (Epidemiology) graduate from the Department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. Her PhD research focused on developing and validating methodologies to assess negative cat responses during restraint, then using these validated methodologies to examine cat responses to two contentious restraint methods: scruffing and clips. In February 2019

CCSAW Seminar: Targeting problems in laboratory mouse welfare and biomedical animal model validity

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The CCSAW seminar "Targeting problems in laboratory mouse welfare and biomedical animal model validity" will be presented by Jamie Ahloy Dallaire, assistant professor of livestock behaviour and welfare in the Department of Animal Science at Université Laval. During his postdoc in the Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University, Dallaire worked toward improving both laboratory

2018 Gairdner Lecture: Azim Surani

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us Oct. 24 for the 2018 Gairdner Lecture, "From Genomic Imprinting to the Human Germline" presented by Dr. Azim Surani. Surani is the recipient of the 2018 Canada Gairdner International award for the discovery of mammalian genomic imprinting that causes parent-of-origin specific gene expression and its consequences for development and disease. He is the

Tickling rats for improved welfare: Reviewing research & determining dosage

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: Tickling rats for improved welfare - Reviewing research and determining dosage, will be presented by Megan LaFollette, PhD candidate, Purdue University. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

11th Annual CCSAW Animal Welfare Research Symposium

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The University of Guelph's Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) invites you to attend the 11th Annual Animal Welfare Research Symposium. The day will feature talks and posters on a range of topics related to animal welfare science, animal ethics and the role of animals in society. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Professor Emeritus and Emeritus Chair in Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph, Ian Duncan will present the CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar. He has been researching animal welfare since 1965 and was one of the first people to bring a scientific approach to solving welfare problems. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: What do we mean by “One Welfare”?

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare presents the 2018 Animal Behaviour and Welfare seminar: What do we mean by "one welfare"? Professor David Fraser, University of British Columbia, has maintained a strong interest in animals and animal welfare throughout his 46 years of teaching and research spanning farm, companion, laboratory and wild

Poultry Health Research Network Seminar

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Elijah Kiarie presents the 2018 Poultry Health Research Network seminar Kiarie will discuss "The overused phrase ‘Gut Health’ in poultry nutrition: What is it, how is it measured and translated to applied nutrition metrics, research direction and gaps?" Pathobiology-AHL Building, Room 1812

Welfare Concerns for Veal Calves: Housing, Nutrition, Antimicrobials and Disease Detection

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: Welfare Concerns for Veal Calves: Housing, Nutrition, Antimicrobials and Disease Detection by Bart Pardon, Ghent University. In Europe, the veal industry was currently criticized for its very intensive antimicrobial use and high level of antimicrobial resistance. Rationally reducing antimicrobial use in the contemporary veal industry, which inherently holds transport

2017 Hopper Lecture: How Change Happens

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us on November 7 as Duncan Green presents the 2017 Hopper Lecture, "How Change Happens: How power analysis and systems thinking transform the understanding and practice of change." Duncan Green is Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfam Great Britain, UK; Professor in Practice in International Development, London School of Economics, UK; and Visiting Fellow at the

Frank Plummer at 2017 Gairdner Lecture

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us Oct. 25 for the 2017 Gairdner Lecture, “Untold Stories of the National Microbiology Laboratory” presented by Frank Plummer. Plummer is the recipient 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Laureate for his groundbreaking research in Africa in understanding HIV transmission and his leadership at the Canadian Microbiology Laboratory with pivotal roles on SARS, influenza and Ebola

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: Neonatal Behaviour and Survival

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

David Mellor, Professor, Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, will cover the development of survival-critical behaviours in newborn mammals: postnatal onset of behavioural flexibility in groups of young with different levels of brain maturity at birth. The talk will lead into discussion of questions related to fetal and neonatal consciousness and implications

Thriving – not merely surviving – New keys for unlocking impediments to the enhancement of animal welfare

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

David Mellor, Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, University of New Zealand presents the 2017 F.W. Presant Memorial Lecture.  Prof. Mellor will provide insights and examples about how we can update our thinking  on animal welfare. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

“The Genetic Revolution”Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

"The Genetic Revolution" presented by Teun van de Braak, Geneticist, Hendrix Genetics. The first selective breeding of farm animals started with the domestication of their wild ancestors. Both conscious selective breeding (selecting for desirable traits) as well as unconscious selection have led to our modern breeds. If we look back into history we can identify

DVSc. Final Examination: Dr. Nicole Compo

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

THESIS TITLE: “Characterization of the Fecal Bacterial Microbiota of Commercial Mink” - Dr. Nicole Compo Rooms 1810 and 4838 - OVC Pathobiology AHL

Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: The Welfare of Animals Without Owners

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare presents an Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar titled “The Welfare of Animals Without Owners” by post-doctoral researcher Tyler Flockhart. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

Consumer Perspectives on Animal Welfare Seminar

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare presents an Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar titled "Consumer Perspectives on Animal Welfare: What They Think, What They Know and Why it Matters" by Prof. Michael Von Massow, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

2015 Gairdner Lecture

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Yoshinori Ohsumi, recipient of the 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award, will present the Gairdner Lecture on "Lessons from Yeast – Molecular Machinery of Autophagy." This free lecture is open to the public. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations Distinguished Scientist Lecture

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations will launch a Distinguished Scientist Lecture series with nationally renowned cardiologist Dr. Gavin Oudit. A staff cardiologist and clinician-scientist at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, University of Alberta, he will focus his talk on "Translational Approaches for Novel Heart Failure Therapies: Time for Personalized Medicine?" His presentation will begin with

Poultry Health Research Network Seminar Series

OVC Pathobiology AHL 419 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Prof. Yasuo Suda, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering at Kagoshima University in Japan, will discuss "Sugar-chain-based nano-biotechnology for the detection of viruses." Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1812