Horizons in Livestock Sciences (Livestock Sciences)

Venue: Sea World Nara Resort

Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Event Date/Time: May 25, 2003 End Date/Time: May 28, 2003
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The inaugural Horizons in Livestock Sciences Conference is proudly hosted by CSIRO and will bring together eminent international speakers and leading Australian researchers. The conference will be a unique forum for the sharing of knowledge and experience.

The conference will provide a stimulating and integrated international program of plenary lectures that define the state of the art in livestock research with a focus on genomics as well as disease diagnosis and control. The context of these developments will be outlined in terms of existing major livestock production issues.

Program Topics include:
Issues and Challenges For the Future of Livestock Production
Cloning and Transgenesis
The Potential of Stem Cells
Epigenetic Reprogramming
Comparative Mammalian Genomics
Genetic Markers for Major Production Traits
Gene Discovery Using Transcript Profiling
Gene Suppression and Gene Knockouts
Major Disease Threats (FMD and BSE)
Antibiotic Resistance
Traceability of Livestock Products

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