Category ASAS

ASAS announces new JASEdit service

The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) recently launched a new service called JASEdit. The service provides three levels of review for authors who submit to the Journal of Animal Science and can be accessed pre- or post-submission to JAS. 

Conference highlights exciting revolution in animal health

Animal welfare was top of mind at last month’s Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, with more than 330 scientists, researchers, students, consultants and producers from across Australia and the world attending the three-day event.

ASAP becomes first international section of ASAS

Last month during the Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, ASAP members voted to officially join the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) as its first international section.

U.S. differentiates lamb flavour

By Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications intern A ‘Growth, Development, Meat Biology and Meat Science Symposium’, was recently hosted by the American Society of Animal Science at its 2016 Midwest Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa.

ASAP Fellow speaks at ASAS Midwest Meeting

By Chloe Mitchell, ASAS/ASAP communications intern Dr. Frank Dunshea of the University of Melbourne was invited to present the Bentley Lecture at this year’s American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Midwest Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa.

A history of the Journal of Animal Science

By Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications intern Editor’s Note: Holly Webb, a recent ASAS/ASAP communications intern, compiled a history of the Journal of Animal Science during her 10-week internship. The summary takes you from the Journal’s early roots, through major developments, and into its most recent successes. 

New issues of APS and JAS available online

The latest issues of Animal Production Science and the Journal of Animal Science are now online.

Recap: ASAS communications internship

ASAS scientific communications interns have completed their internship after working for 10 weeks at the ASAS head office in Champaign, Illinois. Continue reading to learn more about their experiences.

ASAS Midwest Meeting: Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being summary

By Chloe Mitchell and Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications interns The 2016 ASAS Midwest Meeting was held on 15 March 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being Symposium was host to numerous presentations on the challenges, solutions and innovations for animal well-being.

Conference keynote speaker in the news

Dr. Temple Grandin, keynote speaker at Animal Production 2016, held 4-7 July in Adelaide, is featured on collectible trading cards by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).