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People on the Move: Dr. Hanneke Feitsma
August 4, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Hanneke Feitsma recently accepted a position as the Global Quality Assurance Manager for PIC's Gene Transfer Centers. She was previously employed by the Minnesota Swine Reproduction Center....

People on the Move: Dr. Martin Liebstein
August 4, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Martin Liebstein recently accepted a position as Senior Veterinary Scientist for Merial, based out of Fulton, Missouri. He will be responsible for implementing and conducting both bio and pharma...

2015 Podcast Series: Randy Buddington
August 4, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2015 Podcast Series: Deborah Murray
August 4, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

Position Announcement: Senior Veterinarian Technical Services (Swine)
August 4, 2015 — Bayer Animal Health [Jobs]
Bayer Animal Health seeks to fill a Senior Veterinarian Technical Services (Swine) position. The position is primarily responsible for the implementation and technical product management of products...

Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Swine Medicine and Applied Virology
August 4, 2015 — North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine [Jobs]
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track position (12-month appointment) in the field of Clinical Swine Medicine and Applied...

Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Extension Professor of Swine Production Medicine
August 4, 2015 — University of Missouri [Jobs]
The University of Missouri seeks Assistant/Associate Extension Professor of Swine Production Medicine to serve on a Swine Focus Team. This group conducts applied research; produces advanced...

2015 Podcast Series: Kelly Lager
August 3, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2015 Podcast Series: Joseph Connor
August 2, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2015 Podcast Series: Scott Dee
August 1, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

2015 Podcast Series: Dr. Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt
July 31, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
During the AASV Annual Meeting, 29 veterinary students interviewed conference speakers to gainadditional information about their presentation topic. The next of these MP3 audio interviews is now...

96th CRWAD -- Call for Abstracts
July 29, 2015 —  [Conf.]
You are invited you to submit an abstract to the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) meeting Dec. 7-9, Marriott, Downtown, Chicago, Illinois. Everyone who has an abstract...

IPVS 2016 -- Registration Now Open!
July 29, 2015 —  [Conf.]
Registration is now open for the International Pig Veterinary Society Congress in Dublin, Ireland from 7th - 10th June, 2016, in partnership with the 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health...

Fine Structure for Non-Reporting of Pig Movements Possible Later This Year
July 29, 2015 —  [International]
The manager of PigTrace Canada says fines for failing to report movements of live hogs could come into effect as early as later this year. Effective July 1, 2014, under changes to Canada's Health of...

Changes in the Swine Gut Microbiota in Response to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Infection
July 29, 2015 —  [Abs.]
The gastrointestinal tract of mammals is a complex ecosystem with distinct environments and comprises hundreds of different types of bacterial cells. The gut microbiota may play a critical role in...

Modeling the Impact of Vaccination Control Strategies on a Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in the Central United States
July 29, 2015 —  [FAD]
The central United States (U.S.) has a large livestock population including cattle, swine, sheep and goats. Simulation models were developed to assess the impact of livestock herd types and...

Association of the Presence of Influenza A Virus and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Sow Farms with Post-Weaning Mortality
July 29, 2015 —  [Abs.]
Influenza A virus (IAV) and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) are among the most important pathogens affecting pigs worldwide. Their effect on post-weaning mortality can be...

ASF, FMD Swine Surveillance Pilot Project
July 29, 2015 — Dr. Barbara Porter-Spalding, DVM MVPH [FAD]
The United States swine industry and USDA need your help. AASV, National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council support USDA’s pilot project to evaluate a foreign animal disease (FAD)...

Register Now for AASV Foundation Golf Outing
July 29, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
It's time to assemble your golf team! The popular AASV Foundation Golf Outing is set for Thursday, August 20 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM) at the Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City, Iowa. Several sponsors...

Position Announcement: Swine Technical Services Veterinarian
July 29, 2015 — Phibro Animal Health [Jobs]
Phibro Animal Health (PAH) seeks a Swine Technical Services Veterinarian to drive demand for PAH products into the swine industry by providing expert technical support to customers and building...

Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Extension Professor of Swine Production Medicine
July 29, 2015 — University of Missouri [Jobs]
The University of Missouri seeks Assistant/Associate Extension Professor of Swine Production Medicine to serve on a Swine Focus Team. This group conducts applied research; produces advanced...

Position Announcement: Veterinarian, U.S. Pork Technical Services
July 29, 2015 — Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, the leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 3 years of swine-related practice and/or production system experience. The successful candidate is to be located in the...

Call for Research Abstracts: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
July 28, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Plans are underway for the 47th annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), to take place in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 27 – March 1, 2016. As part of the...

Call for Student Abstracts: AASV 2016 Annual Meeting
July 28, 2015 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation during the Student Seminar at the AASV annual meeting in New...

Register for "Learn to Earn" Seminar in Cedar Rapids by August 1
July 28, 2015 — Passion for Pigs [Conf.]
Passion for Pigs and Veterinary Medical Center in Williamsburg, Iowa, are pleased to announce the "Learn to Earn" Seminar & Trade Show, to be be held August 25 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm at the...

Influenza Educational Materials
July 22, 2015 —  [Practice]
The recent challenges facing the poultry industry following the introduction of high path avian influenza and the pandemic H1N1 outbreak in 2009 remind us of the significant impact influenza can have...

Survey Request: Continuity of Business Planning for Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness
July 22, 2015 — Gilbert Patterson, VMD [FAD]
Following recent discussion at the AASV session during the World Pork Expo, researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed an online based survey seeking broad industry input to help...

Lack of Knowledge on Animal Disease Leaves Humans at Risk
July 22, 2015 —  [Research]
Researchers from the University of Sydney have painted the most detailed picture to date of major infectious diseases shared between wildlife and livestock, and found a huge gap in knowledge about...

Veterinary Feed Directive Brochures
July 22, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
Veterinary Feed Directive Brochures - now available: [Source: FDA Ctr. for Veterinary Medicine] Veterinary Feed Directive Producer Requirements -...

NPPC CEO Recognized For Animal Research Support
July 22, 2015 —  [News]
Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, this week was given the Distinguished Support of Animal Science Award from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) at its joint annual...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues