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Section Board for 'Cattle' (59)

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Prof. Dr. Noelia Aldai
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Universidad del Pais Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, Campus Álava, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Interests: meat quality, fatty acids, lipid profile, animal production, meat species
Prof. Marta López Alonso
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Departamento de Patoloxía Animal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Veterinaria. Campus Terra, Lugo, Spain
Interests: cattle; toxic and trace elements; organic farming; conventional farming; cattle medicine
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Dr. Chaouki Benchaar
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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre, 2000 College street, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1M 0C8 Canada
Interests: 1. Feed additives; 2. Plant extract in ruminants (dairy cow) nutrition; 3. Enteric methane production in ruminants (dairy cow); 4. Nitrogen excretion and utilization in ruminants (dairy cow); 5. Feed efficiency and milk production in ruminants (dairy cow)
Prof. Dr. Mário Binelli
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Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, PO Box 110910, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: Beef cattle; Puberty; Ovary; Uterus; Oviduct; Endometrium; Progesterone; Early pregnancy; Luteolysis; Embryo
Dr. Sébastien Buczinski
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Département des sciences cliniques, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal, Saint‐Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
Interests: Dairy calves health; Bovine respiratory disease; Veal calves health; Diagnostic tests; Latent class analysis; Bayesian modeling; Data visualization
Prof. Beniamino T. Cenci-Goga
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Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy.
Interests: Food micro; meat hygiene; haccp; antibiotic resistance; mastitis; food spoilage; food packaging
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Prof. Dr. Nicolas Gengler

TERRA Research Centre, University of Liège-Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, 5030 Gembloux, Belgium
Interests: Management of dairy cows; milk; Data modelling; Dairy Science; “Big Data” in Animal productio; On-farm measurement; Environmental and efficiency traits
Prof. Pekka Huhtanen
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Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE-901 83 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: Ruminant; Digestion and passage kinetic; Feed intake; Protein metabolism in dairy cows; Methane emissions; Feed efficiency; Modelling; Forage evaluation
Dr. Johann KOFLER
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Department of Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health, Clinic for Ruminants, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
Interests: Cattle; Lameness; Musculoskeletal ultrasonography; Claw diseases; Bovine orthopedic disorders; bovine orthopedic surgery; Digital dermatitis; hoof trimming
Dr. Lorenzo E. Hernández Castellano
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Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, Blichers Allé 20, Postboks 50, DK-8830 Tjele, Denmark
Interests: nutrition and lactation physiology; colostrum feeding and immune system development; mammary gland physiology; metabolic diseases; ruminal acidosis; ketosis; hypocalcemia; novel proteomics approaches; dairy cows; newborn ruminants; sheep; goats
Dr. Alan Kelly
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College of Health and Agricultural Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: Beef Production Systems, Nutritional Physiology, Feed Efficiency, Early life Calf Developmental Programming
Dr. Sigrid Lehnert
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Agriculture and Food, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Interests: genomics; gene expression; reproduction; cow fertility; tropical cattle
Prof. Marta I. Miranda Castañón
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Departamento de Anatomía, Producción Animal y Ciencias Clínicas Veterinarias. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Facultad de Veterinaria. Campus Terra, Lugo, Spain
Interests: cattle; toxic and trace elements; organic farming; conventional farming; cattle medicine
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Dr. Sinéad McParland
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Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Center, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland
Interests: dairy; genetics; phenotype; infrared spectroscopy; genetic conservation
Dr. Peter Murray
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School of Agriculture Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Gatton campus, QLD 4343, Australia
Interests: Ruminant nutrition and meat production; Goat and sheep husbandry, management and utilisation; Goat and sheep fibre biology and production; Australian wildlife biology and ecology; Game and vertebrate pest management; Human-wildlife conflict management; Animal experimentation; Laboratory analytical techniques
Dr. Carey Satterfield
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Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, United States
Interests: Placenta; pregnancy; amino acids; brown adipose tissue; fetal programming; ruminants
Prof. Dr. Helga Sauerwein
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Institute for Animal Science, Physiology and Hygiene, University of Bonn, Katzenburgweg 7–9, 53115 Bonn, Germany
Interests: dairy cows; calves; endocrinology; metabolism; acute phase proteins; inflammation; adipose tissue; adipokines
Dr. Claudio Cipolat-Gotet
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Parma, Via del Taglio 10, 43126 Parma, Italy
Interests: dairy cattle; milk quality; milk coagulation properties; cheese-making; infrared spectroscopy
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Dr. Florian Leiber
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Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Frick, Switzerland
Interests: Organic livestock; ruminant nutrition; pasture management; feed sustainability; roughages; forages; plant secondary metabolites; feed diversity; alternative proteins; organic poultry
Prof. Simone Taddei
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Parma, Via del Taglio 10, 43126 Parma, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; diagnosis and control of bacterial and viral diseases; antimicrobials evaluations; bovine species; non-traditional pets
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Bagnato
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Università Degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: Animal genomics; genetic improvement; Zootechnics; Biodiversity
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Dr. Tryon Wickersham
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Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: cattle; ruminant nutrition; protein; sustainability; urea; intake; digestion
Prof. Dr. Martino Cassandro
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University of Padua, Dept Agron Food Nat Resources Anim & Environm DAFNAE, Viale dell'Università 16, Agripolis, I-35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
Interests: Dairy Cattle; Economic values; Genetic improvement; Animal products; Livestock biodiversity; Genetic traceability
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Assoc. Prof. Vimal Selvaraj
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Cornell University, Ithaca, United States
Interests: Steroid biosynthesis; endocrinology; mechanisms of energy metabolism; cholesterol
Prof. Dr. Francesca Mossa
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Università degli Studi di Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Interests: ovarian reserve; fertility; cattle; developmental programming
Dr. Amit Vikram
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Intralytix, Inc, Columbia, MD 21044, USA
Interests: Food Safety; Food Microbiology; Bacteriophages; Antimicrobial Resistance; Microbiome and metagenomics
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Dr. Mauro Penasa
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Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural resources, Animals and Environment (DAFNAE), University of Padova, Viale dell'Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
Interests: Quantitative genetics, Genomics, Biostatistics, Dairy production, Milk quality, Functional traits, Milk coagulation properties, Phenotyping, Crossbreeding
Dr. Nathan Long
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Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina, USA
Interests: fetal programming; beef cattle nutrition; reproductive physiology; stress physiology; endocrinology
Prof. Dr. Marina Von Keyserlingk
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UBC Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: animal welfare; behavior; farm animals; ethology
Prof. Dr. Kyoung Hoon Kim
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Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: feef cattle; energy mtabolism; intramuscular fat; feed evaluation; methane mitigation; rumen microbiome
Dr. Raffaele Boni
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Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Interests: gamete quality; in vitro fertilization; in vitro embryo production, superovulation, bovine, buffalo, ovarian follicle dynamics
Prof. emer. George F. W. Haenlein
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Department of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Interests: sheep milk; dairy goat farming; dairy cattle
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Dr. Emma Bleach
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Harper Adams University, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Interests: Dairy cow; follicle; oestrus; calf; growth; health; endocrine; ultrasound
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Dr. Ajmal Khan
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Animal Nutrition and Physiology, AgResearch Limited, New Zealand
Interests: Calf Nutrition; Ruminant Nutrition; Animal Physiology; Dairy Cattle; Animal Welfare; Feed Additives; Livestock IOT; Precision Feeding
Dr. Silvana Mattiello
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Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali - Produzione, Territorio, Agroenergia, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: Animal Welfare; Animal Behaviour; Small Ruminants; Cattle; Milk; Wildlife Conservation
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Dr. Mark McGee
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Teagasc, Livestock Systems Department, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Grange, Dunsany, Co. Meath, Ireland
Interests: Ruminant nutrition, Feed efficiency, Suckler beef cattle production
Prof. Dr. Friederike Stumpff
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Institute for Veterinary Physiology, Freie Universität Berlin, 14195 Berlin,Germany
Interests: ion channels; TRP channels; anion channels; rumen; ammonia transport; SCFA transport; urea transport; epithelial transport; ruminants
Prof. Masahito Oba
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Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences; Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta
Interests: Dairy; Ruminant Nutrition; Metabolism; Feed Evaluation
Dr. Antonio Di Loria
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production University of Napoli Federico II, Napoli, 80137, Italy
Interests: microRNA; biomarker; Clinical immunology; extracellular vesicles; Clinical parasitology; immunometabolism
Dr. Gabriel De La Fuente
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Department of Animal Science, University of Lleida, Lleida 25198, Spain
Interests: microbial ecology; ruminant nutrition; control of greenhouse gases; precision feeding
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Prof. Dr. Juan Vicente Delgado Bermejo
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Universidad de Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
Interests: Conservation and characterization of zoogenetic resources; Exemplary genetic evaluation; Real genetic evaluation; Preparation of breeding catalogs and reports. Control of yields in the field - Meat, milk, fiber, behavior, sports and eggs. Information, storage and data preparation; Artificial Insemination; Seminal collection and freezing
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Dr. Cameron Clark
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Livestock Welfare Group, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
Interests: animal behavior and welfare; data-driven agriculture; advanced livestock
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Dr. Victor E. Cabrera
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Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, United States
Interests: Dairy farm management, decision-making, simulation, modeling, data science, optimization, economics
Prof. Dr. Ton Baars
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Department Immunopharmacology, Utrecht University, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: raw milk; animal welfare; milk and human health
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Dr. Emilia Bagnicka
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Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Interests: dairy cattle; dairy goats; quantitative genetics; molecular genetics; genomics; epigenomics
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Prof. Nicola Lacetera
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Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences (DAFNE) University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: ruminant nutrition and physiology; animal welfare; environmental physiology; milk quality
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Prof. Dr. Zhijun Cao
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College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
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Prof. Dr. Changxi Li
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AAFC Professor and Chair of Bovine Genomics Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science,University of Alberta, 1400 College Plaza, 8215-112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2C8
Interests: Identification and characterization of genes for economically important traits including growth, feed efficiency, fat deposition, carcass merit traits, and beneficial fatty acids in beef cattle; investigation of functions of DNA polymorphisms and elucidation of genetic mechanisms regulating growth, feed efficiency and fat deposition in beef cattle; development of genomic tools to enable the beef industry to improve the above mentioned traits through genomic selection and genome assisted management
Dr. Antonio Humberto Hamad Minervino
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Laboratory of Animal Health (LARSANA), Federal University of Western Pará (UFOPA), Santarem, Brazil
Interests: animal health; buffaloes; animal physiology; metabolic diseases; ticks and tick-borne diseases
Prof. Dr. Umberto Bernabucci
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Department of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (DAFNE), University of Tuscia, via S. Camillo De Lellis, s.n.c, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: ruminant nutrition and physiology; animal welfare; environmental physiology; milk quality
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Dr. Jean-Pierre Scheerlinck
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Center for Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Corner Flemington Road and Park Drive, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: regulation of immune responses and lymphocyte recirculation; development of protein and DNA vaccines; animal models for human diseases; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Michael Hässig
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University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 204, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: herd health; clinical epidemiology; neonatal immunity in newborn bovines; etiology; (NIR) non-ionidasing radiation
Prof. Dr. Alan Fredeen
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Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Campus, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS, B2N 5E3, Canada
Interests: sustainable dairy systems; pasture-based milk production
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Dr. Antonio Gallo
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Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition (DIANA), Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 29122 Piacenza, Italy
Interests: dairy animal nutrition; feed evaluation; feed safety; digestion; silages; mathematical modeling; system dynamic modelling; multivariate statistics; decision support system
Prof. Dr. Sven Dänicke
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Institute of Animal Nutrition, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI), Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Brunswick, Germany
Interests: dairy cow nutrition and metabolism, mycotoxins
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Prof. Michael E. Davis
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Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: Beef; Dairy; Genetics; Genetic Engineering; Animal Breeding; Biostatistics; Animal Genetics
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Dr. Frank J.C.M Van Eerdenburg
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Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht, Yalelaan 7, 3584 CL Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: welfare and behavior of cattle; estrus regulation and detection in cattle; housing and animal husbandry of cattle (and horses); welfare during transport
Dr. Richard Laven
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IVABS, Massey University, Palmerston North 5321, New Zealand
Interests: Cattle; lameness; welfare; reproduction; mastitis; micronutrients
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Dr. Richard Uwiera
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5, Canada
Interests: animal models; pathology; immunology; intestinal health/stress and lab animals; companion animals and livestock
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