March 10 2020 02:59 PM

October 13-15, 2020 University of California Davis, Davis CA, USA

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The 3-day symposium is the International Milk Genomics Consortium’s flagship annual conference. It brings together international experts in lactation, milk science, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, nutrition, genomics, anthropology and bioinformatics to discuss and share the outcomes and implications of the latest discoveries in scientific research on lactation, milk and dairy. The symposium draws from the diversity of its memberships to cover the breadth of milk science themes that advance the field for health.

The program will include scientific sessions on the following topics:

· Artificial Intelligence for the Future of Agriculture, Food, and Health

· Comparative Biology: Mining the Wisdom of Evolution

· Immunity, Autoimmunity and Inflammation: the 21st Century’s BIG Challenge

· Innovative technologies in milk science for human health

· Microbiome 2.0

· Milk Structure-Function: Molecules in the Matrix

The program includes presentations from world-renowned Keynote and Outstanding Investigator Awardee Speakers:

  • Dr. Nurit Argov-Argaman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Dr. Meghan Azad, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Dr. Daniela Barile, University of California Davis, USA
  • Dr. Benjamin Boyd, Monash University, Australia
  • Dr. Victor Cabrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Dr. Bethany Henrick, Evolve BioSystems Inc., USA
  • Dr. Katie Hinde, Arizona State University, USA
  • Dr. Danielle Lemay,USDA ARS WHNRC, USA
  • Dr. David Mills, University of California Davis, USA
  • Dr. Kevin Nicholas, Monash University, Australia
  • Dr. Bernd Stahl, Danone Nutricia Research, Netherlands

Abstracts can be submitted for the following categories when submission opens (an announcement will follow soon!)

Oral Presentation

Student Travel Award Oral Presentation

Scientific Poster

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