Report on FARAH Day 2015

19/10/2015

The first invited speaker, Prof. Alain Vanderplasschen has wowed its audience with his speech entitled “If you don’t like mice try fishes” demonstrating the potential of fish species to applied and fundamental research projects. The second invited speaker, Dr. Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux has described the many research projects conducted with developing countries by team members of the veterinary faculty.

 

Along the days, long (15 min) and short (5 min) talks enabled to young and experienced researchers to present their research.

 

 

See the program

Go to proceedings

 

The prize-winning contestants of FARAH Day 2015 were:

  • Pedro Imazaki for the best oral presentation (long talks) entitled “Evaluation of the sensory quality of beef patties inoculated with Carnobacterium maltaromaticum strains with biopreservative potential”. This prize was provided by the University of Liège.
  • Caroline Zeipen for the best oral presentation (short talks - exaequo) entitled “Gp150 promotes sexual transmission of Murid Herpesvirus-4”. This prize was provided by the University of Liège.
  • Laetitia Lempereur for the best oral presentation (short talks - exaequo) entitled “Equine infectious anaemia virus and its vectors: an assessment of their dispersion potential”. This prize was provided by the University of Liège
  • Maygane Ronsmans for the best poster within the topic “veterinary public heatlh” entitled “A herpesvirus alters the behavior of its host to enhance its replication and transmission”. This prize was provided by FARAH.
  • Mr Nguyen Van D. for the best poster within the topic “sustainable livestock production” entitled “Ho chicken breed: morpho-biometric characteristics and economic efficiency of Production”. This prize was provided by the Faculty of veterinary Medicine.
  • Ophelie Ernoult for the best poster within the topic “comparative veterinary medicine” entitled “Atypical myopathy: a preliminary study to identify the site of hypoglycine A metab­olism”. This prize was provided by the University veterinary Clinics (CVU).
  • Muhammad Bilal LATIF for the best scientific photo (selected by the scientific committee for the front cover of the proceedings). This prize was provided by the Faculty of veterinary Medicine.
  • The public prize for the best photo was granted to Dominique Votion for her picture of cattle taken in Tanzania. This prize was provided by FARAH.