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									                                     NEWS AND EVENTS


   James J. Jezeski, associate professor, De-
partment of Human Nutrition and Food
Sciences, University of Florida, was honored
recently with a retirement dinner. He will
become a professor emeritus at the University
of Florida.
    Jezeski, an extension dairy technologist with
the University of Florida's Institute of Food
and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) since 1978,
                                                       Leon D. Weaver, D.V.M., (center) received the
is known for his work with state and national       AABP (American Association of Bovine Practitioners)
dairy science associations and with the dairy       Award for Excellence in Preventive Medicine from
industry. In his research area of dairy products    AABP president-elect, Neil Anderson, D.V.M. (left).
quality and dairy sanitation, Jezeski con-          Present for MSD AGVET, sponsor of the award, was
centrated on organisms that cause foodborne         Thomas McClintock.
illness and spoilage and on organisms used to
produce fermented dairy products.
    Jezeski remained at the University of Min-      health management programs designed for dairy
nesota after receiving his Ph.D. in 1947, and he    producers. Over the past decade, Weaver has
became a full professor in 1959. He served as       established preventive programs in nearly 100
professor and coordinator of environmental          dairies and aided young veterinarians in estab-
studies at Montana State University from 1969       lishing their own practices and programs. He
until 1973 when he moved to the Monarch             also has provided financial consultation and
Chemicals division of the H. B. Fuller Com-         guidelines for personnel management. Weaver's
pany. He served as Director for Research and        herd health practice includes numerous infor-
 Development there until joining IFAS in 1978.      mation programs such as a monthly newsletter,
    He is a member of the American Dairy            a seminar series, and periodic herdsmen schools.
 Science Association, the National Mastitis
 Council, the American Academy of Micro-
 biology, and the American Public Health
 Association. He is a member of Sigma Xi,           Call for Abstracts...
 Gamma Sigma Delta, and Phi Tau Sigma. He
 has authored over 100 papers and publications.         A call for abstracts is issued for the X l l t h
                                                    Annual Meeting of the International Embryo
                                                    Transfer Society (IETS) to be held January
Awards and Honors...                                1 2 - 1 4 , 1986, at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colo-
                                                    rado Springs, CO. Free communications at
   The American Association of Bovine Practi-       this meeting will be presented as posters, of
tioners (AABP) has named Leon D. Weaver,            which abstracts will be published in the January
D.V.M., winner of the AABP Award for Ex-            1986 issue of TberiogenoIogy.
cellence in Preventive Veterinary Medicine for          Abstracts submitted for consideration must
his work with dairy cattle. The award is spon-      be in English and prepared according to Tberi-
sored by MSD AGVET, a division of Merck &           ogenology's guidelines on special forms for
Co., Inc. Weaver received a plaque, and a $1500     direct offset reproduction, which are obtainable
general scholarship was given to the University     from the IETS office. The abstract must report
of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine      original data not published previously and
in Weaver's name by the award's sponsor, MSD        contain a statement of objectives, experimental
AGVET.                                              methods, results, and conclusions.
   Weaver, head of the Veterinary Medicine               Students may enter their submissions in a
Teaching and Research Center (VMTRC),               competition and may also be eligible to com-
University of California, Tulare, CA, was           pete for a travel grant to attend the meeting.
selected by AABP in recognition of his herd         Potential competitors should request further
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details of eligibility requirements, judging          Pullman, WA 99164-6320 (509/335-4113).
procedures, and prizes from the IETS office           Washington State University is an affirmative
before submitting their abstracts.                    action, equal opportunity employer.
   The firm deadline for receipt of abstracts is
August 15, 1985. Abstracts should be mailed
to: Dr. D. T. Armstrong, IETS Program Chair-             • Assistant professor, animal science, De-
man, MRC Group in Reproductive Biology,               partment of Animal Science, Michigan State
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,              University, East Lansing. Appointment is
University Hospital, Room 9L12, University of         12 months in extension (75%) and teaching
Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada              (25%). Responsibilities are to coordinate and
N6A 5A8.                                              provide leadership to the 4-H dairy youth
   Information on the main program will be            program at Michigan State University. Co-
made available shortly. For further details,          ordinate dairy 4-H youth activities, update
contact: Dr. Sarah M. Seidel, Executive Secre-        materials and publications for 4-H dairy youth,
tary, IETS, 3101 Arrowhead Road, LaPorte,             and provide leader training with other dairy
CO 80535 (303/482-1088).                              extension specialists in the department. Re-
                                                      sponsibilities will include providing an educa-
                                                      tional program for the dairy goat industry.
                                                      Teaching responsibilities include coaching the
Positions Available...                                University Dairy Judging Team. Qualifications
                                                      needed are a Ph.D. in animal or dairy science
   Due to the increased cost o f publishing the       and the ability to communicate effectively with
Journal o f Dairy Science and upon recom-             youth and volunteer leaders. Farm background
mendation by tbe A D S A Journal Management           and experience and an interest and experience
Committee, the A D S A Executive Committee            in dairy cattle judging are desirable. Crea-
approved tbe following rate f o r position an-        tivity and innovativeness are desirable. Position
nouncements effective witb tbe January 1985           available July 1, 1985; closing date is April 15,
issue o f tbe Journal o f Dairy Science.              1985 or until position is filled. Candidates
   Position announcement rates, one Co[um?l           should submit a detailed resume of their
wide, will be $50 f o r the first two incbes and      education, experience, qualifications, and pub-
$25 eacb additional incb or fraction tbereof          lications, and have three letters of reference
                              Signed: Claude Cruse,   sent to: Maynard Hogberg, Chairperson, De-
                       A D S A Executive Secretary    partment of Animal Science, 102 Anthony
                                                      Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing,
    • Washington State University seeks a             MI 48824. Michigan State University is an
research assistant (M.S. or Ph.D. candidate) in       affirmative action, equal opportunity institu-
the Department of Animal Sciences. Re-                tion.
sponsibilities are to pursue and complete
requirements for the graduate degree and to 1)           • Cooperative extension service agricul-
conduct research into the regulation of energy        tural agent. Position open May 1. Application
and lipid metabolism in dairy or beef cattle          deadline March 1, 1985 or until suitable can-
(McNamara) and 2) evaluate methods of forage          didate is found. Responsible for develop-
preservation, nutritive value of intercropped         ing, implementing, and evaluating a com-
silages, and alternative protein sources (Har-        prehensive education program for dairy and
rison). Candidate should have B.S. or M.S. in         livestock farmers. Required: Bachelor's and
dairy or animal science or closely related field      Master's degree with at least one degree in
with a strong background or interest in bio-          animal or dairy science. Academic or practical
chemistry, physiology, and nutrition. Please          knowledge of management systems related to
contact J. H. Harrison, Western Washington            dairy and livestock production and econom-
Research and Extension Center, Washington             ic efficiency necessary. For information contact
State University, Puyallup, WA 98371 (206/593-        Dr. Gene C. Whaples, University of Connecti-
5349) or J. P. McNamara, Department of                cut, Box U-36, 1376 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT
Animal Sciences, Washington State University,         06268 (203/486-4126). (Search #4A302). The

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University of Connecticut is an affirmative ac-       Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph,
tion, equal opportunity employer.                     Ontario, Canada N1G 2Wl. Position subject
                                                      to final budgetary approval.
    • Animal science faculty position, tenure
track, University of Maryland Eastern Shore,              • The Department of Animal Science at
Princess Anne, MD. Candidate will teach dairy         Oregon State University is seeking an associate
science courses and an introductory course            professor, dairy extension specialist. The
in animal science. Responsibilities will also         position will be 100% extension with statewide
include management of the University's dairy          responsibilities. The individual will provide
and beef cattle herd, developing research             leadership to the state dairy industry and serve
proposals, and conducting research projects.          as a resource person for producers and county
Ph.D. in animal or dairy science required;            extension agents. A primary responsibility
however, a D.V.M. with experience in large            will be to develop effective information transfer
animals will be considered. Salary is commen-         programs (short courses, field days, tours,
surate with the individual's training and ex-         bulletins, newsletters, etc.) for the Oregon dairy
perience. Search will be conducted until posi-        industry. The individual will be based on the
tion is filled. Send a letter of application,         Oregon State University campus in Corvallis but
current resume, and three letters of references       will travel throughout the state. A Ph.D. in
by March 30, 1985 to: Dr. Edward V. Ellis,            dairy science or animal science with a special-
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Uni-            ization in dairy cattle is required. For further
 versity of Maryland Eastern Shore, Drawer MC,        information and application procedures con-
 Princess Anne, MD 21853. University of               tact: Dr. Steven L. Davis, Head, Department of
 Maryland Eastern Shore is an equal opportunity       Animal Science, Oregon State University,
 employer.                                            Corvallis, OR 97331-6702. Applications will be
                                                      accepted until April 30, 1985. O r e g o n State
   •  The Departments of Animal and Poultry           University is an affirmative action, equal
Science and Food Science, University of               o p p o r t u n i t y employer and complies with
Guelph, are seeking applicants for a professor,       Section ~04 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
associate professor, or assistant professor
(teaching, research, and extension) in meat
science and growth and metaboIism, tenure-            Meetings...
track position. The individual will have the
responsibility of teaching diploma and under-         April 17, 1 9 8 5 - Microbial Aspects of Food Safety
graduate courses in meat science. An oppor-             Workshop. Eastern Regional Research Center.
                                                        For information: Marianne Bencivengo, Eastern
tunity exists to develop a graduate course               Regional Research Center, US Department of
commensurate with his/her research program.             Agriculture, 600 E. Mermaid Lane, Philadelphia,
The individual will be expected to develop              PA 19118 (215/233-6524).
an outstanding research program in poultry            April 17--18, 1985-- 1985 Joint Annual Meeting of
meat and have a research interest in the quality        the American Dry Milk Institute and the Whey
of eggs. The individual must be abie to inter-           Products Institute, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chi-
act with both the production and processing              cago, IL. For information: W. S. Clark, Jr., Execu-
                                                        tive Director of both organizations, 130 N. Frank-
sectors of the poultry industry. Qualifications          lin St., Chicago, IL 60606.
include a Ph.D. in a discipline of animal and
                                                      April 30--May 1, 1985--American Oil Chemists'
poultry science or food science; a working               Society, Short Course on Processing and Quality
knowledge of poultry slaughter, grading, and             Control of Fats and Oils, Hershey Poconos, White
processing for retail sale is desirable. An ability      Haven, PA. For information: Meetings Coor-
to communicate effectively and work har-                 dinator, Americal Oil Chemists Society, 508 S.
moniously is expected. Citizenship is not a              Sixth St., Champaign, IL 61820.
factor for consideration. Applications will be        May 2-3, 1 9 8 5 - Course: Controlling Corrosion of
accepted until April 30, 1985. Applications              Stainless Steel Equipment in the Food and Dairy
                                                         Industry, University of Wisconsin, Madison. For
should include a complete resume, transcripts,           information: R. A. Noll, Department of Engineer-
and a list of four references. Send to: Dr. R. R.        ing and Applied Science, University of Wisconsin
Hacker, Chairman, Department of Animal and               Extension, 432 Lake St., Madison, WI 53706.

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May 5 - 9 , 1985 - 7 6 t h Annual Meeting o f t h e Ameri-           Association for the A d v a n c e m e n t of Science,
  can Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS), Philadelphia,                    Los Angeles Hilton Hotel. For information:
  PA. For information: Meetings Coordinator,                         AAAS Meetings Office, 1101 V e r m o n t Ave.,
  AOCS, 508 S. Sixth St., Champaign, IL 61820.                       N.W., Washington, DC 20005.
May 6 - 1 0 , 1 9 8 5 - The Third AAAP (Asian-Austra-             J u n e 9 - 1 2 , 1 9 8 5 - The 4th North American Sym-
  lasian Association o f Animal Production Societies)                   posium on Cytogenetics and Cell Biology, Univer-
  Animal Science Congress, Seoul, Korea. For infor-                     sity of Illinois, Urbana, in conjunction with t h e
  mation: AAAP, c/o Department of Animal Sci-                           annual meeting o f the American Dairy Science
   ences, College o f Agriculture, Seoul National Uni-                  Association. For information: C. L. Chrisman,
  versity, Suweon 170, Korea.                                           D e p a r t m e n t of Animal Science, Purdue Univer-
May 13--15, 1 9 8 5 - Pennsylvania Dairy Sanitarians'                   sity, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (317/494-8014).
  and Laboratory Directors' Conference, J. O. Keller
  Conference Center, The Pennsylvania State Uni-                  June 2 0 - 2 3 , 1 9 8 5 - Asiapack '85, 4th International
  versity, State College. For information: Agricul-                  Exhibition of Packaging Machinery and Materials
  tural Conference Coordinator, 409 J. O. Keller                     and Food Processing Machinery, Singapore. For
   Bldg., University Park, PA 16802 (814/865-                        information: Interfama PTE Ltd., P.O. Box 533,
   9547).                                                            Marine Parade, Singapore 1544.
May 2 6 - - 3 1 , - - A m e r i c a n Association for t h e Ad-   June 2 3 - 2 6 , 1985 - Canadian Institute of Food
  vancement o f Science (AAAS) A n n u a l Meeting,                  Science and Technology's 28th Annual Con-
   Los Angeles. For information: AAAS Meetings                       ference, Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St. W.,
  Office, 1101 V e r m o n t Ave., N. W., Washington,                Toronto, Ontario. For information: W. O. Munns,
   DC 20005.                                                         Conference Chairman, Canada Packers Inc., 95 St.
May 30, 1985 -- Symposium: Engineering with Mam-                     Clair Ave. W., Toronto, Ontario M4V 1P2 (416/
  malian Embryos, Agriculture section, American                      766-4311 ).

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