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Boost your career with these courses

Last year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) launched the AAAS Career Development Center.
The goal of the Career Development Center is to support early-career scientists and engineers as they navigate their future career paths. Courses available through the Career Development Center focus on supporting early-career scientists and engineers in the development of professional and soft skills. Some of these career development topics include career networking, creating an effective resume, interviewing, proposal writing, communicating science, and working in diverse teams.
See the full course list HERE.

Image of the Week

Did you know there are more than just livestock images in the Animal Science Image Gallery? This photo shows a herd of fallow deer on pasture. Read more »


Mice with 3D-printed ovaries give birth to live young

Here is an interesting development in the world of science: Mice have successfully reproduced after being implanted with bioprosthetic ovaries created with a 3-D printer, according to research published in Nature Communications.

Read a summary of the research in Mice Successfully Reproduce with 3-D Printed Ovaries in TheScientist online.

The research has important implications for cancer patients of child-bearning age whose cancer treatments have left them sterile.

Source: SmartBrief, Inc.

Photo: One of the mouse pups born to a female who was implanted with a 3-D printed ovary, which contained follicles tagged with green fluorescent protein. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS
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Important deadlines for Annual Meeting

Some important deadlines are approaching for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, July 8-12, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Registration rates increase after May 26!

Housing is filling up. Please make your reservations by June 19!

Access more important deadlines, as well as the Draft Schedule and Abstracts.


AFIA to host consumer communications webinar

The American Feed Industry Association is hosting a webinar series, beginning May 18.

The first webinar in the series will focus on “How to Communicate with Consumers.” Read more »