Physiology Symposium - Follicle Development, Sperm, Embryo Mortality and Maternal Effects on Carcass Quality

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
304-305 (Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center)
Rodney D. Geisert
8:30 AM
Specific sugars on oviduct cells bind porcine sperm and regulate sperm calcium and lifespan
David J. Miller, University of Illinois; Sergio Machado, University of Illinois; Elena Pedroso-Silva, University of Illinois; Govindasamy Kadirvel, University of Illinois
9:30 AM
Embryonic mortality: Novel models for predicting the loss
Ky G Pohler, University of Missouri; Jon A Green, University of Missouri; Marcos H Pereira, UNESP - FMVZ; Rogerio G Peres, UNESP - FMVZ; Jose Luiz Moraes Vasconcelos, UNESP - FMVZ; Michael F. Smith, University of Missouri
10:00 AM
Just a walk in the park: How maternal activity may be linked to carcass quality in pigs
Kimberly A. Vonnahme, North Dakota State University; Eric P Berg, North Dakota State University
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