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Edible CRISPR Could Replace Antibiotics
April 24, 2017 —  [Research]
Researchers are developing a probiotic to make disease-causing bacteria self-destruct. [Source: Technology Review, by Emily Mullin, April 17, 2017] As resistance to antibiotics...
Workshop Focuses on a National Bio-Surveillance System
April 24, 2017 —  [News]
The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, along with the National Pork Board (NPB) and the Swine Health Information Center...
2017 Podcast Series: Pete Schneider
April 24, 2017 — 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...
A (Practice) Tip or Two for You ...
April 20, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Each year at the AASV Annual Meeting, the "AASV's Got Talent" Practice Tips seminar shares useful information to benefit the "boots-in-the-barn" veterinarian. While there are no formal...
What's a Swine Vet Worth? AASV Salary Survey Now Under Way
April 19, 2017 — AASV Staff [AASV]
What's a swine veterinarian worth? Isn't that what we all want to know? Are your salary and benefits comparable to those of your colleagues? Are you paying your associate veterinarians enough to keep...
USDA Publishes 2016 Influenza Surveillance Reports
April 19, 2017 —  [USDA]
The USDA has posted all the Fiscal Year 2016 quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine Surveillance Program on the department's Swine Health Monitoring Surveillance website....
2017 Podcast Series: Jean Paul Cano
April 19, 2017 — 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: Outcomes Research - Swine
April 18, 2017 — Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, a leading animal health company, seeks a DVM and/or PhD for a position in Outcomes Research. The successful candidate will design and execute research studies that provide technical and...
CAST Annual Report Available
April 12, 2017 —  [News]
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Annual Report 2016 is now available online. In it you will find articles about the following: Letters from Richard Cavaletto,...
Mass Animal Mortality Management Workshop
April 12, 2017 —  [Conf.]
What: Mass Animal Mortality Management Workshop. Lessons Learned from Recent HPAI and NC Flood Events. A pre-conference workshop as part of the 3rd International Waste to Worth conference on...
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
April 12, 2017 —  [Conf.]
Systematic reviews and meta-analysis are increasingly being used to summarize and synthesize the literature - from treatment options in humans or in animals, to evaluating complex interventions or...
Position Announcement: Outcomes Research - Swine
April 12, 2017 — Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, a leading animal health company, seeks a DVM and/or PhD for a position in Outcomes Research. The successful candidate will design and execute research studies that provide technical and...
Doc Tales
April 12, 2017 — 
"Sorry I'm late guys. I got my tutu stuck in my zipper." Anonymous AASV member, Bourbon Street, 2016...
2017 Podcast Series: Randy Simonson
April 7, 2017 — 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...

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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