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Welcome to the Department of Veterinary Science Continuing Education Program

The Department of Veterinary Science offers continuing education credits for veterinarians through attendance of seminars and other professional presentations by visiting scholars.  An announcement of forthcoming seminars and presentations both eligible and non-eligible for education credit can be viewed here.

For additional information contact:

Edward L. Squires, PhD
108 Gluck Equine Research Center
Department of Veterinary Science
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0099

E-mail: edward.squires@uky.edu

Phone: (859) 218-1176
Fax: (859) 257-8542

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(Please no hotmail addresses, as these are rejected.)

Recent Seminars 2013 | Seminar Archives

Current Seminars

The University of Kentucky UK Ag Equine Programs, which includes the Gluck Equine Research Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, is hosting a continuing education event in February in Lexington, Kentucky:  

UK Equine Showcase and 5th annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Course
February 7-8, 2014
Four Points by Sheraton, 1938 Stanton Way

https://2014ukequineshowcase.eventbrite.com

The UK Equine Showcase, now in its third year, will highlight the university's current equine programs and relevant industry findings. It will run from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 7, with a light reception following. The showcase will offer four hours of Continuing Education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

The 5th Annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Course is an in-depth program on equine reproduction and horse management issues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8, with lunch provided. The short course will offer six and a half hours of Continuing Education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

New this year, an in-depth reproductive "wet lab" will also be offered on Feb. 9 to a limited number of participants who want a hands-on educational opportunity led by some of the equine industry's foremost experts. 

Questions? Contact Jenny Evans, Marketing and Promotion Specialist Senior at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center, at jenny.evans@uky.edu or 859-218-1089.



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Recent Seminars:

— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, December 12 — 4:00 pm

The Type VII Secretion System of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Konstantin V. Korotkov, PhD

Assistant Professor
Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, December 5 — 4:00 pm

Lessons for AIDS Vaccine Development from Studies of Equine Infectious Anemia Virus.

Ronald C. Montelaro, PhD

Co-Director
Center for Vaccine Research
Professor
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

Register at https://egdsymposium.eventbrite.com/

Thursday, November 21; 1:30 - 5:30 pm

Equine Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium.

Teri Lear, PhD
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

Dianne McFarlane, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DABVP
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University

Donald Thompson, PhD
School of Animal Sciences
Louisiana State University

Hosted by the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory--two UK Ag Equine Programs--the Equine Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium will offer an in-depth look at the latest information on recognizing genetic disorders in horses and the diagnosis and treatment of equine metabolic syndrome and cushing's disease. The event is targeted toward veterinarians and anyone else with an interest in learning more.

The symposium is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck Animal Health. Other sponsors include Zoetis, Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners and The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care.  

Three hours of Continuing Education has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. CE sheets must be signed at the meeting to receive credit.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, November 14 — 4:00 pm

Heterochromatin in the Establishment Phase of Drosophila Sex Determination.

Rebecca Kellum, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, November 7 — 4:00 pm

Select Seminal Plasma Proteins and their Effect on the Immune Response of the Uterus.

Carleigh Fedorka

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentuck

and

Effects of GnRH Antagonist Acyline on Hormonal, Seminal, Testicular and Libido Parameters of Stallions.

Gabriel Davolli

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

New Time — Thursday, October 31 — 2:30 pm

Folliculogenesis and Endocrinology of the Equine Estrous Cycle: What We Have Learned So Far.

Eduardo Gastal, PhD, DVM

Assistant Professor
Animal Science, Food and Nutrition
Southern Illinois University

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

Thursday, October 24 at 4:00 pm

Cardiac Murmurs in Horses: When Do You Worry?

Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, October 17 — 4:00 pm

Changes in Genome Structure over Evolutionary and Developmental Time: Lessons from the Sea Lamprey.

Jeramiah Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, October 10 — 4:00 pm

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Aging in People:  How Dogs Can Help.

Elizabeth Head, PhD

Associate Professor
Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology and
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, October 3 — 4:00 pm

Examination of the SnSAG Surface Antigen Gene Family in Sarcocystis neurona.

Ablesh Gautam, MS, BVSc & AH

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

and

Decreasing pH of Mammary Gland Secretions is Associated with Parturition and is Correlated with Electrolyte Concentrations in Pre-Foaling Mares.

Igor Canisso DVM, MSc, DACT, DECAR

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits. .


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

September 26, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Seminar I: The Role of Nutrition in Modulating the Immune and Metabolic Responses of Geriatric and EMS Horses.

Amanda Adams, PhD
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

Seminar II: Nutrition and Disease Interactions: Feeding the Sick Horse

Ginger Rich, PhD
Rich Equine Nutrition Consulting
Eads, TN

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, September 19 — 4:00 pm

Variation of VapA Specific Immunoglobulin G in Mares and Foals on Different Farms in Kentucky.

Macarena Sanz, DVM, MS

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

and

Effects of Polyphenolic Bioactive Compounds (Pterostilbene, Resveratrol, Curcuminoids, Quercetin, and Hydroxypterostilbene) on Inflammatory Cytokine Production in vitro.

Melissa Siard

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, September 12 — 4:00 pm

Articular Cartilage: The Importance of Comparing it to Other Cartilage Tissues.

Emma Adam, BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVIM, DACVS

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, September 5 — 4:00 pm

Slowing Down the Rate of Aging to Increase Health Span and Lifespan.

Robert Dickson, PhD

Professor
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

Thursday, August 22 at 4:00 pm

Dynamic Endoscopy Clinical Review, 2008-2013.

Gary Priest, DVM
Harthill and Priest Equine Surgery
Versailles, KY

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

Thursday, July 25 at 4:00 pm

Current Methods Used to Treat Laminitis.

Scott Morrison, DVM
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, July 16 — 9:00 am

MS Defense Seminar:

Chondrodysplasia-like Dwarfism in the Miniature Horse.

John Eberth

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

Thursday, June 27 at 4:00 pm

Field Anesthesia.

Nora Matthews, DVM, DACVA
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A & M University

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, June 27 — 9:00 am

MS Defense Seminar:

Equine serum antibody responses to Streptococcus equi and Streptococcus zooepidemicus.

Rafaela De Negri, DVM

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Monday, June 17 — 9:00 am

PhD Defense Seminar:

Determination of farm-specific Lawsonia intracellularis seroprevalence in central Kentucky Thoroughbreds and the identification of factors contributing to equine proliferative enteropathy.

Allen Page, DVM

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Monday, June 10 — 2:00 pm

PhD Defense Seminar:

Evidence for the Maturation of Cellular Immune Responses in Equine Infectious Anemia Virus-infected Ponies.

Chong Liu

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, May 28 — 4:00 pm

Immune Responses of Horses to Leptospira Infection.

Kalimuthusamy Natarajaseenivasan, PhD

Visiting Scientist
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

Professor
Medical Microbiology Laboratory
Bharathidasan University
Tamilnadu, INDIA

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, May 21 — 4:00 pm

Equine Microbiome.

Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM

Professor
Department of Pathobiology
University of Guelph
Ontario, Canada

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, May 14 — 4:00 pm

A Snapshot of Kentucky’s Equine Industry: Results from the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.

C. Jill Stowe, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, May 7 — 4:00 pm

Equine Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

Ellen Wiegand

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, April 23

No seminar scheduled.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, April 16 — 4:00 pm

Genes "Unique" to Equids.

Allison Sparling

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

and

Factors Impacting Stallion Semen Freezability.

Julianne Kalmar

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, April 11 — 9:00 am

MS Defense Seminar:

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis: Investigation of Genetic Susceptibility and Assessment of an Equine Infection Model.

Breanna Gaubatz

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, April 9 — 4:00 pm

Identification of Novel Immunoreactive Proteins of Streptococcus zooepidemicus with Potential as Vaccine Components.

Sridhar Velineni, PhD

Research Associate
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, April 2 — 4:00 pm

Chemokine Ligand 20: A Novel Regulator of Ovarian Leukocyte Recruitment during Human Ovulation.

Linah Al-Alem, MS, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Endocrinology
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, March 26 — 4:00 pm

The Road Trip to Develop a Diagnostic Panel for Equine Placentitis.

Igor Canisso, DVM, MSc, DACT, DECAR

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

This seminar is not eligible for veterinary continuing education credits.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, March 19 — 4:00 pm

Capabilities and Challenges of Diagnosing PRRSV and Influenza A Virus in US Swine.

Jianqiang Zhang, MD, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor
Molecular and Viral Diagnostics, VDL
College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, March 12 — 4:00 pm

Articular Cartilage Repair: Potential Insights from Joint Development.

Parvathy Thampi, DVM, MS

Graduate Research Assistant
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, March 5 — 4:00 pm

Sarcocystis neurona Genome Sequence and Transcriptome of the Merozoite Stage.

Sriveny Dangoudoubiyam, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky


— Auditorium at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (map)

Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar

February 28, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Seminar I: Placentitis

Barry Ball, DVM, PhD, DACT
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky

Karen Wolfsdorf, DVM, DACT
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Lexington, KY

Seminar II: Case Studies in Foal Problems

Nathan Slovis, DVM, DACVIM, CHT
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Lexington, KY

Peter Morresey, BVSc, MACVSc, DACVIM, DACT
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.

For more information or suggestions for the seminar series please contact Drs. David Horohov (David.Horohov@uky.edu) or Craig Carter (Craig.Carter@uky.edu).

Previous seminars in this series can be seen at http://www.thehorse.com/Videos.aspx?tab=hc (registration required).



— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, February 26 — 4:00 pm

Federal Regulatory Requirements for the Use of Animals in Research.

Noé Tirado-Muñiz, DMV, DVM, MS

Office of Research Integrity
University of Kentucky

Veterinarians seeking Continuing Education credits must sign the CE book and request their CE certificate at the time of the seminar.


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, January 29 — 4:00 pm

Different Approaches in Controlling Avian Infectious Bronchitis and Influenza Viruses in Chickens.

Shankar Mondal, DVM, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
St Paul, Minnesota


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Tuesday, January 22 — 4:00 pm

Flu and SARS in Hong Kong: A Tale of Two Viruses.

Alexander C K Lai, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, EnzaVac Biotech Ltd
Hon. Asst. Prof., Dept. of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Adjunct Lecturer, Napier University/HKU SPACE


— Auditorium — Gluck Equine Research Center

Thursday, January 3, 2013 — 11:00 am

Characterization of Innate Immune Mechanisms Against RVFV and a Potential Target for Antivirals.

Jennifer Anderson Head
- Applicant for Postdoctoral Scholar position in Dr. Balasuriya's Lab

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Pathology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas


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