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Maci Mueller Awarded 2nd Place in UC Davis Grad Slam 2017 Competition

June 09, 2017

Maci Mueller, a 1st year Animal Biology Masters student in the Van Eenennaam Laboratory, competed in the UC Davis Grad Slam 2017 competition final round on April 14th at the Manetti Shrem Museum. Students had 3 minutes to sum up their research for a diverse general audience comprised of students, faculty, and community members. Presentations were judged on clarity and effectiveness. Maci's presentation, "Mess with the bull - Don't get the horns: Gene-editing to improve animal welfare", earned her the second place award in this year's competition.

BIF Continuing Service Award 2016

May 09, 2017

The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Alison Van Eenennaam, genomics and biotechnology researcher and cooperative extension specialist in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), a BIF Continuing Service Award June 15 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Manhattan, Kan.

Van Eenennaam a BIO 2016 Future Maker

May 09, 2017

Prior to the 2016 BIO International Convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, members of the biotech community nominated and voted on their best and brightest colleagues who are driving change and innovation. Dr. Van Eenennaam was voted as the BIO 2016 Future Maker in the Feed category. Conference participants got to hear her speak in the Imagination Incubator interactive demo area during the event on June 8, 2016.

Van Eenennaam to speak on the need to connect to your audience

December 07, 2016

Tuesday, December 13th at 4pm in PES 2005

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the field of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis, will give a talk titled "You’re not from around here are you? The need to connect to your audience.” 

 

Van Eenennaam testifies in D.C. on genetically engineered food

December 04, 2016

With lawmakers considering a proposal to require the labeling of genetically engineered food, UC Davis biotechnologist Alison Van Eenennaam told a congressional subcommittee last week that such foods and food ingredients derived from GE crops pose no unique risks compared to plants derived from conventional breeding.

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