Join us at the AASV meeting starting this week-end!

The 2021 AASV annual meeting is starting this week-end! The meeting will be a little different this year as we will all participate online but we hope you can join us! Below is the list of UMN speakers and when you can see their talks live (times are in Central Standard Time).

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Saturday afternoon

1:00 Leadership: what advice would I give my younger self if I had to do it again? Montse Torremorell

1:30 Influence of farm staff and management on influenza control
Gustavo Lopez

2:30 Key factors and common issues with Mycoplasma elimination
Maria Pieters

Sunday morning

8:30 Antibiotic susceptibility testing of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis field isolates from the United States Beatriz Garcia Morante

8:45 Effect of tulathromycin treatment on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection and infectious potential Alyssa Betlach

9:00 Estimation of pool sensitivity for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae by PCR using deep tracheal catheter field samples
Amanda Sponheim

9:28 Drivers of sow loss: how we get beyond the “death certificate” problem John Deen

Monday afternoon

4:00 What can we learn from a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome whole genome sequence? Albert Rovira

Tuesday morning

9:00 Lessons learned from plant closures, testing employees, and modeling outbreaks Kimberly VanderWaal


  • Determining incidence and developing a case definition for muscle necrosis and lameness found in high health flow Rachel Weidmayer
  • Time to first wild-type PRRS virus detection and risk factor analysis in wean-to-finish pigs Jose Angulo
  • Metabolomic profile of piglet serum and processing fluids Albert Canturri
  • A comprehensive investigation of pig lameness associated with Mycoplasma hyosynoviae Beatriz Garcia Morante
  • Detection and characterization of microbial flora and host metabolites in synovial fluids of pigs with clinical signs of lameness Beatriz Garcia Morante
  • Effects of early-life antibiotic administration on porcine respiratory microbiota Beatriz Garcia Morante
  • PRRS viral diversity in piglets born during an outbreak Mariana Kikuti
  • Detection of influenza A virus in pig farm workers Gustavo Lopez
  • Evaluation of parity, personnel, and cross-fostering in influenza virus infection during the pre-weaning period Gustavo Lopez
  • Feeder pig movements as a potential driver of the spread of PRRS lineage 1 viruses in the US Dennis Makau
  • Investigation of Actinobacillus suis genomes obtained from clinical cases reveals the emergence of a novel strain Mariana Meneguzzi
  • Persistent infection and protection against Senecavirus A in pigs previously infected with a homologous and a heterologous isolate Guilherme Milanez Preis
  • Herd prevalence of PRRSV, PEDV, PDCoV, and TGEV in pig farm manure pits Julian Montoya Lopez
  • PRRSV farm prevalence in near-to-market pigs in the United States Julian Montoya Lopez
  • Estimating farm-level reproduction numbers for PRRSV using sequence-based transmission tree analysis Nakarin Pamornchainavakul
  • Estimating viral population size of PRRSV sublineages based on genetic diversity Igor Paploski

We are looking forward to interacting with you all this week-end!

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