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OVC Pathobiology AHL

419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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October 2015

Poultry Health Research Network Seminar Series

Monday, October 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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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

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Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations Distinguished Scientist Lecture

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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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 an introduction by Malcolm Campbell, vice-president research, University of Guelph. Oudit’s research activities are diverse with a primary emphasis on heart failure and arrhythmias. His…

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2015 Gairdner Lecture

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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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

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January 2016

Consumer Perspectives on Animal Welfare Seminar

Thursday, January 28, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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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

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March 2016

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

Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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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

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August 2017

DVSc. Final Examination: Dr. Nicole Compo

Thursday, August 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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September 2017

“The Genetic Revolution”Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar

Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

"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 some key periods where genetic selection played an important role in the evolution of our modern breeds: The 17th and 18th centuries are known for…

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October 2017

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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar: Neonatal Behaviour and Survival

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 for the welfare of various groups of mammals.  Pre- and post-hatching consciousness in birds will also be discussed.

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Frank Plummer at 2017 Gairdner Lecture

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 epidemics. He is a Special Advisor to the Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada and a distinguished professor of Medical Microbiology, College…

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November 2017

2017 Hopper Lecture: How Change Happens

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

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

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 and co-mingling of animals at young age, is a huge challenge. However, in Belgium, reductions of 50 per cent (total use) and 75 per cent…

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January 2018

Poultry Health Research Network Seminar

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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February 2018

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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 animals. He is currently Professor in the Animal Welfare Program of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He has served as a scientific advisor…

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March 2018

CCSAW Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar

Thursday, March 22, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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May 2018

11th Annual CCSAW Animal Welfare Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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September 2018

Tickling rats for improved welfare: Reviewing research & determining dosage

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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

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October 2018

2018 Gairdner Lecture: Azim Surani

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 Director of Germline and Epigenetics Research, Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, Marshall-Walton Professor, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge. OVC…

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 animal welfare and the validity of biomedical animal research. He will be discussing his recent projects on laboratory mice, including research on evaluation of pain…

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January 2019

CCSAW Seminar: Cat Welfare During Handling and Restraint

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

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 Carly will start a postdoctoral position with Charles River Laboratories in Montreal, Quebec. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

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March 2019

Community Sustainability Panel: Pathways to Lasting Solutions

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

How can resource companies, neighbouring communities and others work together to build real, long-lasting sustainability outcomes? Come hear experts explore this compelling question. Presented by the Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance, the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and Net Impact. OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

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May 2019

CCSAW Animal Welfare Research Symposium

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) Annual Research Symposium features the work of U of G faculty and students, covering disciplines from animal biosciences and veterinary medicine to philosophy and psychology. Via talks and a competitive poster session, the Symposium covers a range of topics related to animal welfare science, animal ethics and the role of animals in society. It provides a forum for faculty and students to share research results, techniques and ideas, and to…

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October 2019

Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations – Cardiovascular Scientist Seminar

Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The next Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations (CCVI) Scientist Seminar will feature Profs. Sarah Alderman and Coral Murrant. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to ccviguelph@gmail.com by Sept. 30.

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OVC Animal Welfare Forum

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) Animal Welfare Forum, organized by the OVC Animal Welfare Club, is an educational event where speakers discuss topics related to the well-being of animals. "Can the problem of puppy mills be better addressed by establishing high welfare standards for dogs in commercial breeding kennels?" Dr. Candace Croney, Purdue University "Large brains in small tanks: The welfare of captive cetaceans" Dr. Lori Marino, President, Whale Sanctuary Project "Animal welfare laws and enforcement in Ontario: A vision…

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January 2020

Continuity and Change in Animal Protection Work and Policy Presentation

January 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada

Dr. Kendra Coulter presents "Continuity and Change in Animal Protection Work and Policy." She is leading a SSHRC-funded project on animal cruelty investigations and prevention. Please join us for a meet and greet with Dr. Coulter in PAHL 3826 after the talk. Dr. Coulter holds the Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence and is chair of the department of labour studies at Brock University. She is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a member of the Royal…

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March 2020

Advantage Workshop: Innovation Toolkit

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
OVC Pathobiology AHL, 419 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario Canada
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This workshop enables researchers and their teams to elevate their dynamic problem solving and communication systems to realize the full value of every team member’s contribution. By embracing new ways of problem-solving and assessing risk, workshop participants will turn their ideas into valuable and well-considered solutions. In this workshop, research teams will: Develop skills related to assertive risk-taking, and Investigate innovation tools such as design thinking, brainstorming and validation exercises. This is a free event. Space is limited. Register online.

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