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Northeast grad student video competition

Northeast members: This year, the Northeast ADSA/ASAS will be holding its first graduate student video abstract competition. These videos will allow graduate students in the Northeast to present their research in a non-traditional format, use creative techniques and new technologies, and practice their scientific salesmanship. Read more »


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

New articles in JAS First Look

Several new articles have been added to the First Look section of the Journal of Animal Science. Read more »