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Lab News:

June 2019

 

  • 2019.06/03: Fernando Esposito joined the lab as a Technician. Welcome, Fernando!

May 2019

  • 2019.05/06: Emily Ammeter (NSERC USRA), Marissa Friesen (NSERC USRA), Devann Dudeck (NSERC USRA)  and Haoming Liu (University of Manitoba USRA) joined the lab as summer undergraduate students. Welcome, Emily, Marissa, Devann and Haoming

 

April 2019

January 2019

  • 2019.01/03: Yuanyuan started her MSc program in 2019 Winter.  Welcome, Yuanyuan!

  • 2019.01/03: Bingqi started her MSc program in 2019 Winter.  Welcome, Bingqi!

  • 2019.01/03: Yanhong started her MSc program in 2019 Winter.  Welcome, Yanhong!

  • 2019.01/03: Dr. Peng Lu joined the lab as Postdoctoral Fellow. Welcome, Peng!

November 2018

 

  • 2018.11/26: Faith has successfully defended her MSc thesis. Congratulations to Faith.

  • 2018.11/09-11: Chengbo attended The 4th International Animal Intestinal Ecology and Health in China Summit Forum (IAIEH), Hangzhou, China.

  • 2018.11/01: Qian Jiang joined the lab as Visiting PhD student (funded by CSC). Welcome, Qian.

 

September 2018

  • 2018.09/13: Chengbo's NSERC CRD (2018-2022) entitled" Improving bone health and eggshell quality through maintaining a desired calcium homeostasis in laying hens" was funded. It is supported by NSERC, Manitoba Egg Farmers (MEF), and Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd. (WFS). Dr. Karmin O and Dr. Martin Nyachoti are co-PIs for this project.

  • 2018.09/01: Marion started her MSc program in 2018 Fall.  Welcome, Marion!

  • 2018.09/01: Qianru started her PhD program in 2018 Fall.  Welcome, Qianru!

August 2018

  • 2018.08/01: Dr. Deborah Adewole was appointed as an Assistant  Professor and Industry Research Chair in Chicken Production for Sustainable Antibiotic Reduction, at the Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture at the Dalhousie University. Big congratulations to Deborah!!!

  • Chengbo was quoted in the article " Maintaining herd health with fewer antibiotics” in the Better Pork (June, 2018). Chengbo talks about strategies for optimizing nutrition to reduce antibiotic use. Read it on page 6-17 at https://www.betterfarming.com/flippingbook/better-pork/2018/june/#6

 

July 2018

  • 2018.07/31: Hassan YI, Lahaye L, Gong MM, Peng J, Gong J, Liu S, Gay C, and YANG C. Innovative Drugs, Chemicals, and Enzymes within the Animal Production Chain. (2018). Veterinary Research. 2018, 49:71. It was in Featured Collection: Alternatives to Antibiotics (https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/alternatives-to-antibiotics).

  • 2018.07/08-12: Chengbo, Shangxi, Yajing, Janghan, Faith, Zhigang, Xiaoya, Chongwu attended the 2018 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) Joint Annual Meeting &Trade Show of the held in Vancouver, July 8-12. Janghan, Xiaoya, Chongwu and Shangxi made poster presentations.  Faith, Zhigang  and Yajing made oral presentations.

  • 2018.07/10: Zhigang and Janghan have been awarded the 2018 CSAS Graduate Student Travel Fellowship sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing and Agricultural Institute of Canada.

  • 2018.07/10: Chengbo was awarded the Canadian Society of Animal Science Young Scientist Award 2018. This award, sponsored by Masterfeeds, is in recognition of the significant contributions that Chengbo has made to livestock nutrition and nutritional biochemistry.

  • 2018.07/05-07: Chengbo attended the 12th World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP) held in Vancouver. 

June 2018

  • 2018.06/01: Dr. Runqiang Yang joined the lab as Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Runqiang!

May 2018

  • 2018.05/14: Chengbo's NSERC Engage Grant (2018) on broiler chickens was funded.

April 2018

  • Faith won the Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award to support her oral presentation competition on the 2018 ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting, held from July 8th to 12th 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. Congratulations, Faith!

  • 2018.04/30: Natasha Brown (NSERC USRA) and Bingqi Dong joined the lab as summer undergraduate students.

 

March 2018

 

February 2018 

  • 2018.02: Dr. Deborah Adewole joined the lab as Postdoctoral Fellow. Welcome, Deborah!

  • 2018.02/7-8: Faith, Xiaoya and  Chengbo attended Manitoba Swine Seminar 2018, Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 

January 2018

  • 2018.01/02: Janghan started his MSc program in 2018 Winter.  Welcome, Janghan!

  • 2018.01/02: Xiaoya started her PhD program in 2018 Winter.  Welcome, Xiaoya!

  • 2018.01/02: Dr. Yajing Wang joined the lab as Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Yajing!

  • 2018.01/11: Chengbo was selected as one of CJAS Outstanding Reviewers 2017. 

  • 2018.01/01: Chengbo was invited to serve a three-year term (2018 Jan to 2020 December) as Associate        Editor for Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 

December 2017

  • 2017.12/01: Dr. Shangxi Liu joined the lab as Research Associate. Welcome, Shangxi!

 

September 2017

  • 2017.09/12: Faith won the Cyril L. Anderson-Feed-Rite (Masterfeeds) Graduate Fellowship in Animal Nutrition in 2017-2018. Congratulations, Faith!

August 2017

  • 2017.08/30: Chongwu started his PhD program in 2017 Fall.  Welcome, Chongwu!

  • 2017.08/10: Dr. Li Yu joined the lab as Research Associate. Welcome, Li!

July 2017

  • 2017.07/28: Chengbo was invited to give a talk entitled “Nutritional regulation of skeletal muscle development and breast muscle myopathies in broiler chickens” at the Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha, China.

  • 2017.07: Chengbo was elected as Western Director of Canadian Society of Animal Science.

  • 2017.07: Chengbo was invited to serve a three-year term (2017 July to 2020 July) on Editorial board of Journal of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science (JAS) is the premier journal for animal science and serves as the leading source of new knowledge and perspective in this area.

  • 2017.07/17-20: Liju attended 106th Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida, USA, and presented a poster entitled "Expression of umami receptors T1R1/T1R3 in different tissues including intestinal segments of broiler chickens."

  • 2017.07/07-11: Chengbo attended 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting. Baltimore City, Maryland, USA.

May 2017

  • 2017.05/16: Chengbo's NSERC Engage Grant (2017) was funded. It is the first poultry grant in the lab.

  • 2017.05/01: Brayden Schingell and Weiqi Li joined the lab as summer undergraduate students.

 

April 2017

 

March 2017

 

February 2017

  • URGP grant (2017.2-2018.1) was funded.

  • 2017. 02/09: Chengbo attended ANAC-U of M "Agademia" Networking Event. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

  • 2017. 02/01-02: Chengbo attended Manitoba Swine Seminar 2017, Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

 

January 2017

  • Zhigang Tan and Faith Omonijo joined the lab as MSc students.

 

December 2016

  • Chengbo attended the 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives to Antibiotics – Challenges and Solutions in Animal Production, held in Paris, France on December 12-15, 2016. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the symposium and chaired the seminar and the expert panel discussion in session 5: “Innovative Drugs, Chemicals, and Enzymes.” 

  • Dr. Bin Shan joined the lab as Research Associate on December 1st, 2016.

 

November 2016​

  • 2016. 11/11-13: Chengbo attended The 2nd International Animal Intestinal Ecology and Health in China Summit Forum (IAIEH), Guangzhou, China.

 

October 2016​

  • Liju Ni joined the lab as Visiting Research Associate.

 

September 2016

  • 2016.09/5-9: Chengbo attended The XXV World’s Poultry Congress (WPC2016), Beijing, China.

 

August 2016​

 

July 2016

  • 2016.07/19-23: Chengbo attended 2016 Joint Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

  • 2016.07/11-14: Chengbo attended 105th Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

 

June 2016

  • 2016. 06/21: Chengbo attended Swine Innovation Porc-National Research Priorities Workshop-Winnipeg, Manitoba.

  • New publication: , YANG C, Yang X, Lackeyram D, Rideout TC, Wang Z, Stoll B, Yin Y, Burrin DG, Fan MZ. Expression of apical Na(+)-L-glutamine co-transport activity, B(0)-system neutral amino acid co-transporter (B(0)AT1) and angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 along the jejunal crypt-villus axis in young pigs fed a liquid formula. 2016 Jun;48(6):1491-508. doi: 10.1007/s00726-016-2210-7.

 

May 2016

  • David Liu and Yinlu Wang joined the lab as summer undergraduate students.

  • 2016. 05/04: Chengbo attended University of Guelph, Swine Research Day, Guelph. Ontario, Canada.

  • 2016.05/11-12: Chengbo attended 52nd Eastern Nutrition Conference –Precision nutrition and associated Technologies. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

 

March 2016

  • University of Manitoba Start-up grant was awarded.

  • 2016. 03/31: Chengbo attended Feed Regulatory Renewal Town Hall Discussion, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

  • Chengbo joined the Department of Animal Science at the University of Manitoba as Assistant Professor on March 1st, 2016.