2017 Presentations

December 7, 2017

The Use and Impact of Genetic Technologies in the Dairy Industry
Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Food & Policy Summit, Madison, WI

December 4, 2017

Innovation in Agricultural Science
2017 Agribusiness Roundtable, Tempe, AZ

December 1, 2017

Can Biotechnology Bring Home the Bacon?
NSIF PRRS joint conference, Chicago, IL

November 30, 2017

Science communication to obtain social license for use of genome editing in animal breeding programs
The Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Genomics Forum, Toronto, Canada

November 29, 2017

Beef Cattle Genetics Extension Programming
Beef Workgroup Meeting, Reno, NV

November 27, 2017

New Technologies
Advisory Board Meeting, Davis, CA

November 19, 2017

Regulatory oversight of new breeding innovations in the U.S.
TropAgBio, Queensland, Australia

November 7, 2017

Will Genome Editing Be Embraced or Eschewed?
North Dakota State University Animal Science Department Graduate Seminar Series, Fargo, ND

November 4, 2017

Animal Biotechnology: A Tool for Good or Evil?
UC Davis Scinema, Davis, CA

November 2, 2017

Beef Cattle Genomics and Genetic Improvement
University of Arizona Genomics, Herd Health and Range Cow Efficiency Workshop, Tucson, AZ

October 31, 2017

Food Evolution - Getting the Correct Information About GMOs to the Consumer
Animal Breeding and Genetics Seminar, University of Iowa, Ames, IA

October 31, 2017

Scientific Communication About Agriculture
Extension webinar, Ames, IA

October 27, 2017

Use of Gene Editing in Cattle Breeding
2017 American Embryo Transfer Association (AETA) and Canadian Embryo Transfer Association (CETA/ACTE) Joint Convention, Orlando, FL

October 26, 2017

Genomics in the beef cattle industry
International Embryo Transfer Society Innovation Workshop II, Orlando, FL

October 25, 2017

Science and Society: Stories of (Agri)Culture
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

October 20, 2017

Proposed Regulation of Gene Edited Animals in the U.S.
Netherlands Commission on Genetic Modification (COGEM), Rotterdam, The Netherlands

October 18, 2017

Connecting With Skeptical Audiences: Science Communication 101
The Ohio State University Food Science Departmental Seminar, Columbus, OH

October 16, 2017

Gene Editing: The Polled Phenotype in Dairy Cattle as a Test Case for Social License
Breeding for Efficiency 2017 EDGP Symposium, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

October 13, 2017

Combining genomics and assisted reproductive technologies to accelerate genetic improvement in beef cattle breeding programs
Chinese Society for Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference, Nanjing, China

September 20, 2017

Understanding GMOs: Can GMOs be detected in Dairy Products?
International Whey Conference, Chicago, IL

September 15, 2017

The Future of Genetic Alteration in Food Animal Production
50th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Omaha, NE

September 14, 2017

Innovation in Agricultural Science Lecture: Animal Genome Editing
2017 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

August 29, 2017

Science Communication To Obtain Social License For Use Of Genome Editing In Animal Breeding Programs
68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Tallinn, Estonia

August 15, 2017

The Science of Science Communication
Transgenic Animal Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA

August 11, 2017

Understanding GMOs
Idaho Milk Processors Association Meeting, Sun Valley, ID

July 20, 2017

Will Animal Genetics Innovations Be Embraced or Eschewed? The #SciComm Challenge Facing Agricultural Biotechnology
International Society of Animal Genetics, Dublin, Ireland

July 5, 2017

Economic Value of Genomic Selection in a Vertically Integrated Beef Cattle Production System
Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Townsville, Australia

June 26, 2017

Scientific Communication
3rd International Workshop on Regulation of Animal Biotechnology, Charlottesville, VA

June 26, 2017

Genomic Selection in Livestock Improvement Programs
3rd International Workshop on Regulation of Animal Biotechnology, Charlottesville, VA

June 21, 2017

The use of DNA and Genetic Markers in Beef Cattle Selection
Idaho Cattle Association Summer Round-up, Jackpot, NV

June 13, 2017

Animal Biotechnology: Opportunities and Obstacles
Genetic Engineering in Agriculture - Science, Policy, and the Law, Davis, CA

June 8, 2017

How genome editing could synergistically accelerate animal genomics
Monsanto Fellow Colloquium, St. Louis, MO

June 7, 2017

Regulatory trends and "New Breeding Techniques: Canada, US, Europe"
Bootcamp on Public Trust in Agricultural Technology, University of Guelph, Canada

June 6, 2017

Agriculture biotech, public policy, and media in a post-truth era
Bootcamp on Public Trust in Agricultural Technology, University of Guelph, Canada

June 2, 2017

Communicating with skeptical audiences
Seminar to Plant Science Graduate Students, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

June 2, 2017

Advancements in emerging technology: How genome editing could synergistically accelerate animal genomics
Beef Improvement Federation Conference, Athens, GA

June 1, 2017

Advancements in producer applications: Genetics of reproduction project
Beef Improvement Federation Conference, Athens, GA

June 1, 2017

Where are we going with genomics and genetic improvement?
Beef Improvement Federation Conference, Athens, GA

May 31, 2017

Genetic Improvement of Food Animals: Past and Future
International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR), Berkeley, CA

May 30, 2017

New Players, New Tools: Insights in Science Communications - Science into Story
International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR), Berkeley, CA

May 23, 2017

Genetic containment in livestock via CRISPR-mediated gene knock-in
USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program PD Meeting, Washington, DC

May 18, 2017

Impact and Applications of Genome Editing Technologies: What is the cost of giving up on technology?
Zooetis Dairy Wellness Summit, AZ

May 16, 2017

Genetic and GMO trends in modern agricultural food systems
US Dairy Consortium Short Course, Clovis, NM

May 10, 2017

Will breeders be able to use genome editing in livestock improvement programs?
Impacts and Applications of Genome Editing Technologies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

May 9, 2017

Gene Editing in Animal Breeding
GeneSeek Advisory Counsel, Lincoln, NE

April 26, 2017

The #scicomm challenge facing animal agriculture
New Horizons Seminar Series, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, Davis, CA

April 24, 2017

Understanding GMOs
2017 American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI)/American Butter Institute (ABI) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

April 21, 2017

Animal-Based Food Systems: The Place of Agriculture Products Within the Context of a Healthy Diet
Food Systems, Nutrition and Health in a Changing Environment, American Society for Nutrition, ASN's Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology 2017, Chicago, IL

April 19, 2017

Regulatory environment for new technologies
The Analytical Excellence Through Industry Collaboration (AEIC) Spring Meeting 2017, Santa Clara, CA

April 18, 2017

Impacts of the Revolutionary Technology (CRISPR & other biotech) on Crop & Livestock Agriculture and Bio-Engineering Value Chains
Strategic Perspectives on Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains: Profitability, Sustainability, and Global Change, UC Berkeley

April 12, 2017

Connecting With Skeptical Audiences
Animal Science Department, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

April 11, 2017

Animal breeding: an important component of agricultural sustainability, or animal cruelty?
The Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy and Science, Philosophy Department, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

March 31, 2017

The #SciComm Challenge Facing Agriculture
Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY

March 22, 2017

Making Complex Simple
Herd '17 Dairy Conference, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

March 21, 2017

Will gene editing face the same fate as genetic engineering? The #scicomm challenge
AgriBio, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia

March 11, 2017

Advanced Genetic Technologies
Snyder Livestock Co. Bull Test Sale, Yerinton, NV

March 11, 2017

Genetics of Disease Resistance
Snyder Livestock Co. Bull Test Sale, Yerinton, NV

February 17, 2017

How Genome Editing Can Synergistically Accelerate Animal Genetic Improvement Programs
American Association For the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

February 14, 2017

Animal Biotechnology: What is it, what could it be, and will it be allowed
York Distinguished Lecture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

February 14, 2017

GMOs: What are they and what are they good for?
Auburn High School, Auburn, AL

February 1, 2017

Improving Cattle Health Through Genetic Selection
National Cattlemen's Beef Association Annual Meeting and Convention Cattlemen's College, Nashville, TN

January 31, 2017

Turning Loss Into Gain: Managing Genetic Risk to Improve Fertility
National Cattlemen's Beef Association Annual Meeting and Convention Cattlemen's College, Nashville, TN

January 24, 2017

Gene Editing - The Pros and Cons and Relevance to the Beef Sector
British Cattle Breeder's Club Conference, Telford, Shropshire, England

January 15, 2017

Do Kingdoms Matter? Regulation of Animal Breeding Technologies
Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXIV, San Diego, CA

January 11, 2017

GMO Labeling and the Impact on the Feed Industry Update
2017 Grain and Feed Conference, Monterey, CA

January 7, 2017

The Synergistic Use of Molecular Markers, Biotechnology, Genomic Selection and Advanced Reproductive Technologies in Livestock Breeding Programs
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Farm Club Winter Conference, Davis, CA

January 6, 2017

Improving the Meat We Eat Through Genetics
Sunrise Rotary Club, Davis, CA