UMN graduate student awarded at the 26th IPVS congress in Rio

The 26th IPVS congress was in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro this past month. A number of presentations were given by UMN speakers, sharing the latest news in swine research. Dr. Cipriano de Abreu from the MycoLab received two best presentation awards for his talks: “Mycoplasma hyorhinis detection in dams and piglets during lactation” and “An experimental aerossol infection model for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in pigs”.

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DVM students: apply to the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize!

Veterinary students: Are you shadowing a swine practitioner this summer or have you been involved in an interesting clinical case investigation? Did you work on your veterinary skills by designing a differential diagnosis list or working on a treatment plan? Did you investigate a problem by analyzing production records? Share your work at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference to win the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize!

Attending the Leman Conference is a great opportunity for veterinary students who want to network with industry leaders. Submissions to enter in the selection to present at the DVM student session at the Leman Conference should be uploaded at z.umn.edu/MSIP by August 15th at the end of the day.

The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference includes a session for veterinary students to demonstrate their problem-solving skills through the presentation of a case or experience where students challenged their clinical training and problem-solving capabilities necessary for day-to-day practice. Creativity and originality in the support and delivery are encouraged. The session will take place in-person during the afternoon of Sunday, September 18 at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference and will include presentations from 7 veterinary students. Invited students will receive a $1,000 stipend and free admission to the Leman Swine Conference.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Zhitnitskiy at pboyer@umn.edu. For more information about the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize visit z.umn.edu/MSIP.

Join the University of Minnesota at the AASV in Indianapolis

The 53rd Annual AASV meeting is this weekend! The meeting will be back in person in Indianapolis, Indiana and we hope to see you there. There will be a number of presentations by UMN speakers, listed below.

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The Leman en Español Conference was a success in bringing Spanish Language educational content to the Swine Community!

In 2021 the organizers of the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference tried something new: a Spanish Language version of their annual educational conference discussing what is happening in swine production and management! The event was a big success, with great attendance and an engaged audience.

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Leman conference: Research abstracts are due July 7th

Submit your research abstract for the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 18-21, 2021.

The hybrid (in-person and virtual) conference will bring science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the swine industry. We need your help to fulfill that promise.

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations can be submitted online through July 7, 2021.

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