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May 4, 2015 – We want to help you share news and events with your section and other ASAS members. Please send in your announcements for inclusion in Taking Stock. Read more


Reserve your room for Innovate 2015

May 4, 2015 - The early-bird housing discount for Innovate 2015 ends this Thursday, May 7. Book your room today to take advantage of the discounted meeting rate. You don’t want to miss this year’s program and meeting location! Read more

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Aspiring science writers wanted!

April 30, 2015 - The American Society of Animal Science is seeking three interns for its summer science-writing internship program. Applicants must have writing experience, and they should be comfortable writing about science for a non-scientific audience. Read more


Recording of FASS webinar available

By Lowell Randel, FASS Washington, D.C. representative

April 23, 2015 – The issue of farm animal care in research is currently the subject of much discussion and debate in Washington, D.C. and around the country. To help clarify policies and procedures related to farm animal care and available resources, the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS), publisher of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching (FASS Ag Guide), hosted a webinar entitled “The Role of the FASS Ag Guide in Farm Animal Research.” Read more

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Join us at SeaWorld

May 4, 2015 - ASAS is planning an evening of fun at SeaWorld during the 2015 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM)! Purchase your tickets now and put a note on your calendar for Wednesday, July 15th from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Read more »


Draft JAM 2015 program now available

April 30, 2015 - The draft JAM 2015 program is now available to help you start planning your conference experience.

The scientific program is packed with more than 2,400 abstracts, including more than 850 oral and invited presentations, 1,500 poster presentations, and 43 symposia and workshops. Read more »


In Memory: Dr. John K. Ward

April 30, 2015 - Dr. John K. Ward, age 87, passed away on April 22, 2015, in McPherson, Kansas. Dr. Ward joined the Animal Science faculty at the University of Nebraska in 1968 in the area of cow-calf nutrition and range management. He remained on the faculty until he retired in 1989. Read more »


Plant and Animal Genome Conference

April 30, 2015 - In response to the expanding global population, worldwide climate changes, and dramatic plant and animal genome research occurring in Asia Pacific, the organizers of the Plant and Animal Genome Conference are planning a short version of PAG to be held in Singapore at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, July 13-15,  2015. Read more »

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8th International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology

The deadline for abstract submission for the 8th International Congress on Farm Animal Endocrinology (ICFAE) has been extended to May 5, 2015. The Congress will take place on August 27-29, 2015, in Billund, Denmark. Read more »