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Annual ‘ROS’ Workshop

The IMGC hosts its annual workshop named ‘ROS’ (roll up one’s sleeves) that focuses on the translational issues in milk science, identifies key hurdles to scientific development and recruits innovative solutions from a broad range of scientific disciplines.

The first two hours of the workshop are dedicated to oral presentations followed by an one hour interactive panel discussion with the virtual audience. The goal of this virtual webinar is for participants to come away with a better understanding of bringing the discoveries of science to practice as concepts and products for human health.

  • Genes, milk composition and properties
  • Milk components and function from various animal breeds
  • Small milk components: metabolites, oligosaccharides, peptides and vitamins
  • Technological properties of milk
  • New breeding markers for improved milk quality
  • Microbial ecology analyses
  • Comparative genomics of lactation
  • Milk protein abundance, composition and measurement
  • Stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, cloning, transgenics
  • Bioinformatics
  • RNA extraction, sequencing and creating sequence libraries

Past Workshops

Annual IMGC Workshop 2014
Tools and Possibilities for Optimized Milk

Annual IMGC Workshop 2013
Next Generation Tools to Examine Microbial Ecology

Annual IMGC Workshop 2012
Techniques for Measuring Milk Phenotypes

Annual IMGC Workshop 2011
Comparative Genomics of Lactation – the Big Questions in Mammary Gland Biology

Annual IMGC Workshop 2010
Mammary Gland Biology and the Art and Science of RNA Sequencing