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2018 Meeting - Edinburgh, Scotland
4th and 5th October 2018
Holiday Inn, 132 Corstophine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UA, UK
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Professor Warren Burggren (University of Texas)
"Epigenetics and incubation: short- and long-term implications for scientists and practitioners"
Professor Warren Burggren is University Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas and he has published extensively on epigenetics in poultry with emphasis on water balance and kidney function in embryos.
Afternoon of October 4th - Seminar "Hatching egg quality"
Professor Maureen Bain (Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Histology, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow)
Professor Bain will discuss hatching egg quality with focus on egg shell in commercial hatching eggs.
Marleen Boerjan, Pas Reform Academy,
"Initiation of gastrulation during egg formation in the hen and first day in incubation."
WORKSHOP - "STAGING THE EMBRYO"
Murray R. Bakst PhD.
Consultant, addressing issues in fertility and early embryo mortality.
This workshp is being organized and sponsored by the Aviagen team of Dr Dinah Nicholson, Global Manager of Hatchery Development and Support at Aviagen.
Embryos collected from fresh eggs and eggs that are incubated for short periods during storage (SPIDES) will be shown (large screen presentation) and discussed by Murray Bakst. The collection of blastoderms from fresh eggs will also be demonstrated.
!!NOT TOO LATE!!
Abstracts related to your research on epigenesis or avian egg quality AND any other topics related to fertility and incubation can still be submitted.
DEADLINE AUGUST 15th
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2017 Combined Meeting
Incubation and Fertility Research Group
(WPSA Working Group 6)
Fundamental Physiology and Perinatal Development Group (WPSA Working Group 12)
August 30th – September 1st
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Download report of 2017 meeting here
Abstracts of presentations are published in
European Poultry Science, 81. 2017, DOI: 10.1399/eps.2017.204
2017 meeting participants