LabNews

September, 2019

Welcome Braden Wong joining our lab as Master student!

Welcome Monika Hejna from University of Milan joining our lab as visiting student! Monika will study at UC Davis from September 2019 to March 2020.

August, 2019

Cynthia Jinno was awarded ‘the 2019 Microbiome Graduate Research Award’ associated with her microbiome research on ‘Effects of Bacillus subtilis on fecal microbiota of weaned pigs challenged with a pathogenic E. coli. Big congratulations, Cynthia! 

https://microbiome.ucdavis.edu/news/graduate-research-awards-announcement

July, 2019

Kwangwook Kim attended 2019 ASAS CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Austin, TX, July 8-11, 2019 and presented ‘Effects of antibiotics on serum metabolomic profiles in weanling pigs experimentally infected with a pathogenic E. coli‘ (PSII-13.Kim.Kwangwook) as poster presentations. 

June, 2019

Big congratulations to Nicole Doan and Cynthia Jinno who graduated from Animal Biology of Graduate Group at UC Davis as a Master.

May, 2019

Yijie He, Kwangwook Kim, Cynthia Jinno, Lauren Kovanda, and Sheena Kim attended California Animal Nutrition Conference (CANC), Fresno, CA, May 8-9, 2019. 

  • Yijie He presented ‘Effects of Bacillus subtilis probiotics on growth performance, diarrhea, and intestinal health of weaned pigs experimentally infected with an enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli‘ as a poster presentation (Yijie He – CANC 2019).
  • Kwangwook Kim presented ‘Effects of antibiotics on growth performance, diarrhea, bacterial translocation, and blood profiles in weanling pigs experimentally infected with a pahtogenic E. coli‘ as a poster presentation (Kwangwook Kim – CANC 2019).
  • Cynthia Jinno presented ‘Enzymatically digested food waste altered the fecal microbiota of growing-finishing pigs’ as a poster presentation (Cynthia Jinno – CANC 2019).
  • Lauren Kovanda presented ‘Susceptibility of several species of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria to organic acids and their derivatives’ as a poster presentation (Lauren Kovanda – CANC 2019).
  • Sheena Kim presented ‘Dietary spray dried plasma on systemic immune responses of lactating sows and their litters’ as a poster presentation (Sheena Kim – CANC 2019).

March, 2019

Yanhong Liu, Yijie He, Kwangwook Kim, Cynthia Jinno, Lauren Kovanda, Sheena Kim, and Byeonghyeon Kim attended the 2019 ASAS ADSA Midwest meeting, Omaha, NE, March 11-13, 2019.

Kwangwook won the 1st place in the PhD oral presentation competition. Big congratulations!

February, 2019

Yanhong organized and hosted 2019 Multistate ‘W4002: Nutrient Bioavailability – Phytonutrients and Beyond’ annual meeting, at UC Davis, Feb 7-8, 2019.

January, 2019

Yanhong Liu attended the multistate ‘NCCC42: Committee on Swine Nutrition’ annual meeting, in Orlando, FL, Jan 3-4, 2019.

December, 2018

HOEDOWN HOLIDAY PARTY at Horse Barn. Merry Christmas!

September, 2018

Welcome Sheena Kim from Chungnam National University joining our lab as visiting student! Sheena will study at UC Davis, from September 2018 to September 2019.

July, 2018

Kwangwook Kim, Yijie He, Cynthia Jinno, and Lauren Kovanda attended the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Vancouver, Canada, July 9-12, 2018.

June, 2018

Big congratulations to Kwangwook Kim who graduated from Animal Biology of Graduate Group at UC Davis as a Master.

May, 2018

Kwangwook Kim, Yijie He, and Cynthia Jinno attended the 2018 California Animal Nutrition Conference, Fresno, CA, May 2-3, 2018.

  • Kwangwook kim presented ‘Supplementation of Bacillus subtilis enhanced growth rate and gut barrier function of weanling pigs experimentally infected with F18 Escherichia coli‘. 2018 CANC Poster_Kwangwook Kim
  • Yijie He presented ‘Effects of Bacillus spp. probiotics on growth performance, diarrhea, and systemic immunity of weaned pigs experimentally infected with an enterotoxigenic E. coli‘ 2018 CANC Poster_Yijie He
  • Cynthia Jinno presented ‘Enzymatically digested food waste as feed for growing-finishing pigs’ 2018 CANC Poster_Cynthia Jinno

Kwangwook won the 1st place for poster competition. Big congratulations!

April, 2018

Dr. Xia Xiong attended the 2018 Experimental Biology, in San Diego, CA, April 20-24, 2018. Dr. Xiong presented ‘Effect of dietary soy oil, glucose and glutamine on the growth performance, amino acid profile, blood profile, immunity and antioxidant capacity in weaned piglets’.

March, 2018

Our group attended the 2018 ASAS-ADSA Midwest meeting, in Omaha, NE, March 12-14, 2018.

February, 2018

Yanhong Liu attended the multistate ‘W3002: Nutrient Bioavailability – Phytonutrients and Beyond’ annual meeting, in Tucson, AZ, Feb 7-9, 2018.

January, 2018

Welcome Dr. Minho Song from Chungnam National University joining our lab as a visiting scholar!

Welcome Lauren Kovanda joining our team as a junior specialist! 

Yanhong Liu attended the multistate ‘NCCC42: Committee on Swine Nutrition’ annual meeting, in Orlando, FL, Jan 3-5, 2018.

September, 2017

Welcome our new PhD student Yijie He and Master student Cynthia Jinno!

July, 2017

Dr. Xia Xiong joined our lab as Visiting Scholar, welcome!

Our group attended 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Baltimore, MD, July 8-12.

  • Cynthia Jinno presented her undergraduate research ‘Chemical composition of enzymatically digested food waste byproducts’ Jinno Cynthia #116
  • Kwangwook Kim presented his Master research ‘Effects of dietary β-glucan on growth performance, diarrhea, and gut permeability of weanling pigs experimentally infected with a pathogenic E. coli’ Kwangwook Kim #69.

Kwangwook won the 3rd place at the ASAS Graduate Student Poster Competition: M.S. Division. Congratulations, Kwangwook!

We had a great dinner with our friends from Chungnam National University, Dr. Minho Song’s lab.

May, 2017

Our group attended 2017 California Animal Nutrition Conference, Fresno, CA, May 10-11.

Kwangwook won the 2nd place poster competition. Big congratulations!

Yanhong attended 2017 W3002 Multistate Meeting, Portland, OR, May 24-25. 

April, 2017

Cynthia Jinno and Nicole Doan joined the lab as Junior Specialist. Welcome!

 

February, 2017

Zhaohai Wu joined our lab as Visiting Student. Welcome!

 

January, 2017

Yanhong Liu attended the multistate ‘NCCC42: Committee on Swine Nutrition’ annual meeting, in Orlando, FL, Jan 5-6, 2017.

 

December, 2016

Yanhong Liu attended the 2nd International Symposium – Alternatives to Antibiotics (ATA) – Challenges and Solutions in Animal Production, in World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Paris, December 13 to 15, 2016. Dr. Liu gave a invited talk ‘Dietary phytonutrients enhance disease resistance of pigs‘.

Dr. Bie Tan joined our lab as an Visiting Scholar, welcome!

 

November, 2016

Yanhong Liu attended the Symposium on the Inheritance and Innovation of Swine Nutrition and Feed Science, Beijing, China, Nov. 24-25, and attended the Open Ceremony of Feed Museum at MAFIC, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China, Nov. 26. 640

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October, 2016

Yanhong Liu attended 2016 CLANA at Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, Cancun, Mexico, Oct 10-14. Dr. Yanhong Liu gave a invited talk ‘Immune-response-to-phytonutrients-in-pigs-antioxidant-response-2016-clana‘.

 

September, 2016

Vivian Perng joined the lab as Junior Specialist. 

 

July, 2016

Yanhong Liu, Peng Ji, and Kwangwook Kim attended 2016 ASAS-ADSA-CSAS-WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting at Salt Lake City, UT, July 19 to 23.

Dr. Yanhong Liu gave a talk in the Non-nutrition: the Future of Nutrition Symposium with title ‘Non-nutrients in swine health and production 2016

 

May, 2016

Yanhong Liu attended a Multistate meeting focusing on ‘Nutrient Bioavailability – Phytonutrients and Beyond’ at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 24 and 25.

 

March, 2016

Welcome Kwangwook Kim joined our group as a visiting student. Kwangwook is doing his MS at Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology at Chungnam National University. His research interests are how to use functional protein to improve pig health and performance. Kwangwook will enroll Animal Biology Graduate Group (ABGG) at UC Davis from Fall quarter, 2016.

Yanhong Liu attended ADSA-ASAS Midwest Meeting at Des Moines, IA, March 12-16.

January, 2016

Yanhong and Peng moved to UC Davis !