Final conference "Animal reproduction, technology and welfare"

Start: 03.12.2018 08:00
End: 04.12.2018 18:00

Kreutzwaldi 1 Tartu

We are delighted to invite you to the final conference of the SEARMET project titled "Animal reproduction, technology and welfare".

The conference venue is the main hall of Estonian University of Life Sciences (Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu 51006).

The event is free, but registration is required. 

You can register at searmet@emu.ee
 

Animal reproduction, technology and welfare

 

December 3-4, 2018

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu, 51006, Estonia

The conference is free of charge to all, but registration is required.

Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

Register at searmet@emu.ee

For more information searmet@emu.ee

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Program

 

Monday, December 3

8:30-9:00             Registration                                                    

9:00-9:45             Keynote lecture: Pluripotent stem cells in animals and man

Poul Hyttel, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

9:45-10:00          Coffee break                                                   

10:00-12:00        Short presentations                                                     

10:00-10:30        Genome-edited disease resistant animals

Christopher Proudfoot, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

10:30-11:00        Animal welfare and ethics in cloning

David Arney, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

11:00-11:30        Time related changes in gene expression in bovine endometrial epithelial cells (bEEC) following LPS challenge

Yongzhi Guo, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden              

11:30-12:00        Embryo and fetal genomic studies

Andres Salumets, The Competence Centre on Health Technologies, Estonia

12:00-12:30        Impact of negative energy balance on gene expression in bovine endometrial cells from post-partum dairy cows

Wiruntita Chankeaw, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

12:30-14:00        Lunch

14:00-15:45        SEARMET results I                                        

14:00-14:30        The SEARMET project

Ülle Jaakma, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

14:30-14:45        EliteOva and EliteSemen              

Jan Bojsen-Møller Secher, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

14:45-15:00        OPU in Estonia

Elina Mark, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

15:00-15:30        Embryo production as a business

Lotte Björg Strøbech, EmbryoTrans Biotech, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

15:30-15:45        Bovine cloning in Estonia

Marilin Ivask, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

Tuesday, December 4

8:30-9:00             Registration                                                    

9:00-9:45             Keynote lecture: Interface between wildlife conservation and reproductive science                 William Holt, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

9:45-10:00          Coffee break                                                   

10:00-12:00        Short presentations                                                     

10:00-10:30        Latest news in nuclear reprogramming of somatic cells

Pasqualino Loi, University of Teramo, Italy

10:30-11:00        Can chemokines affect embryo implantation in pig

Aneta Andronowska, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

11:30-12:00        Analysis of seminal plasma proteins in bull semen by fast protein liquid chromatography

Jane Morrell, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden              

12:00-12:30        The effect of depletion of bovine serum extracellular vesicles on JAr sphere outgrowth

Aili Tagoma, University of Tartu  , Estonia

12:30-14:00        Lunch                                                

14:00-15:30        SEARMET results II                                                      

14:00-14:30        Investigating whether the presence of spermatozoa alters the physical characteristics and microRNA content of extracellular vesicles secreted by porcine oviductal epithelial cells in an in vitro model of the female reproductive tract

Lisa Thurston, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, United Kingdom

14:30-14:45        Bovine semen sex ratio alteration by colloid centrifugation and sperm sex determining dual colour FISH

Olavi Reinsalu , University of Tartu, Estonia          

14:45-15:00        Dairy cattle fertility - impacts of metabolic stress and use of new technologies

Andres Valdmann, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

15:00-15:15        Preimplantation embryo Metabolomics

Monika Nõmm, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia          

16:15-17:00        Inaugural lecture for professorship in UT – CHANGE OF LOCATION

Alireza Fazeli, University of Tartu/University of Scheffield

17:00-18:00        Closing ceremony at UT - drinks and appetizers