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2017.10.23 | Anis

Ph.d- defense: Piglet mortalilty in Danish organic pig production

Lena Rangstrup-Christensen will defend her Ph.d. 3 November 2017. The study is the first large scale study investigating risk factors for piglet mortality and causes of death within a commercial organic production setting and new knowledge has been generated with a potential to lower piglet mortality in the future.

2017.10.13 | Anis

Forage seminar at AU-Foulum

Invitation: Interested in cattle research? A forage seminar about utilization of protein in red clover silage and grassland production in Norway is being held October 26 at AU-Foulum.

2017.10.11 | People

PhD defense: The Feeding Value of Green Forages to Dairy Cows

Marianne Johansen will defend her thesis on Friday 27 October 2017, 10 a.m. in the auditorium at AU Foulum.

2017.10.06 | Anis

PhD defence: Protein Kinase D1 and its potential in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases

Ditte Søvsø Gundelund Nielsen has conducted research on the effect of the enzyme protein kinase D1 (PKD1) in relation to inflammatory bowel diseases that are characterized by wounds and inflammation along the gastrointestinal tract.

2017.10.02 | PhD Course

PhD course: Hands-on targeted and untargeted LC-MS metabolomics with emphasis on measuring phytochemicals in plasma and urine

The aim of the course is to give an understanding of the differences between untargeted and targeted metabolomics and the possibilities of combining both techniques in the research. The course will take place from October 30 to November 3. Deadline for registration is October 15.

2017.09.22 | Anis

Lene Munksgaard is the recipient of the 2017 Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize

Professor Lene Munksgaard, Department of Animal Science, is the recipient of the 2017 Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation Research Communication Prize in recognition of outstanding and groundbreaking communication of knowledge from the university to society. The prize is accompanied by a DKK 100,000 monetary Award.


Thu 26 Oct
13:30-15:30 |
Invitation: Forage seminar, AU Foulum
"What limits utilization of the protein in red clover silage?" by Glen A. Broderick; and "Grassland production in Norway", by Håvard Steinshamn.
Fri 27 Oct
10:00-14:00 |
Ph.d defence: Green forages for dairy cows, AU-Foulum
Mon 30 Oct
00:00-00:00 |
PhD-course: Hands-on targeted and untargeted LC-MS metabolomics
Registration deadline is October 15, 2017.
Fri 03 Nov
12:30-16:06 | Auditoriet, AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
Ph.d-defense: Piglet mortality in Danish organic pig production
Mon 05 Mar
00:00-00:00 | Hotel Frederiksdal, Lyngby, Denmark
Ph.d-course: Animal Pain
Registration deadline: December 1st 2017