Pancosma will once again sponsor the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) annual meeting from June 25 – 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Also Pancosma especially supports the symposium on “Microbial Endocrinology in Ruminant Growth and Development” by the following speakers/affiliates & presentations:
- Mark Lyte, Iowa State University: An introduction and overview of the emerging field of microbial endocrinology
- Leluo Guan, University of Alberta: Mining metagenomic and transcriptomic data for clues about microbial endocrinology in ruminants
- David Brown, University of Minnesota: Microbes, Mucous Membranes and Chemical Signals in the Digestive Tract
Introduction to the symposium:
“Our knowledge of the gut microbiome has increased exponentially in the past 10 years. Likewise, our knowledge of the host gut transcriptome under various experimental conditions has expanded. It is becoming increasingly obvious that microbiota can affect host tissue responses. A specific area of study for the future is the emerging area of microbial endocrinology, which deals with inter-kingdom signaling based on bidirectional interactions between the host and the microbiome. To date, microbial endocrinology is best understood as it relates to the microbiome–gut–brain axis. To our knowledge, this field of microbial endocrinology is completely unexplored in growing ruminants. Dedicated research efforts in this area may uncover previously unknown synergisms between the gut microbiome and host growth and development.”