WIAS Seminar - Porcine litter characteristics at birth: genetic and physiological background

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)

Fri 6 April 2018

Venue Zodiac, building number 122
De Elst 1
6708 WD Wageningen
Room Zodiac room A0107

WIAS seminar on behalf of the PhD defence of Carolina L.A. Da Silva


10.45 hrs. Registration + coffee/tea

11.10 hrs. Physiology of embryo development and survival
By Prof. Dr. Rodney Geisert, University of Missouri, USA

11.50 hrs. Relations between ovarian & embryonic traits in pigs
By Carolina L.A. da Silva, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

12.30 hrs. Lunch break

13.10 hrs. Management factors affecting piglet birth weight
By Prof. Dr. Fernando Bortolozzo, Federal University Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

13.50 hrs. Genetics of litter characteristics
By Dr. Laurianne Canario, INRA Toulouse, France

14.30 hrs. Closing seminar

16.00 hrs. Defence of PhD thesis entitled “Relations between ovarian & embryonic traits in pigs: effects of genetic selection for litter traits at birthBy Carolina L.A. Da Silva (Location: Aula of Wageningen University & Research, Generaal Foulkesweg 1, 6703 BG Wageningen)

    Participation fee: €20, to be paid cash at the seminar (no fee for WIAS staff and WIAS PhD candidates)
    Registration: e-mail to at the latest March 28th, 2018