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Special Neogen Webinar: The Health and Economic Effects of Zearalenone Contamination in Grain ... Oct. 25 at 11 Eastern

Date Posted: October 11, 2013

Many people in the industry are not aware of the significant impact zearalenone contamination can have on their livestock's reproductive health.

Please join Neogen Corporation for an informative webinar from industry experts on this important subject.

Dr. Ana Lucia de Souza - Murphy Brown, LLC

Ana is a nutritionist with Murphy Brown LLC. who joined the company in 2007 as an R&D specialist.

Ana also worked for Vitagri (animal nutrition company) after completing her Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 2003.

Previously, Ana worked for Provimi Nutricao Animal SA (animal nutrition company) in Brazil while completing her Master of Sciences in Animal Production with an emphasis in Non-ruminant Nutrition.

She is part of the MB ISO 22000 committee and serves as an audit team member.

She has been part of the R&D Committee at MB since 2007.

Ana has been a member in scientific organizations in the US and in Brazil.

Deb O'Connor, MS, PAS -Prince Agri-Products, Inc.

Deb is a Dairy Technology Manager for Prince Agri-Products Inc. and is a member of Prince's specialty products group.

Deb's responsibilities include the supervision of field trial and institutional research, product testing and development and technical support to marketing and sales.

She joined Prince in 1988, as a ruminant nutrition specialist to provide technical support to the sales and marketing groups for trace minerals and specialty products.

Prior to coming to Prince, she worked in animal health sales for Schofield Vet Supply in Quincy, IL.

Deb holds a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from the University of Illinois and a Masters of Science degree in ruminant nutrition from the University of Missouri.

Dr.Steve Bursian - Professor of Toxicology in the Animal Science program at Michigan State University.

Steve conducts research examining the effects of toxicants of industrial, agricultural, or natural origin on domestic animals or on wildlife species maintained in a laboratory setting.

He also lectures in undergraduate toxicology courses to better inform students of chemical contaminants in the environment and to prepare students for more advanced studies in the field.

Attendance is free.

Click here to register.

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