The Symposium has been accredited as one day of continuous education for animal experimentation by the Geneva and Vaud cantonal veterinary authority

Speakers

Name Affiliation Lab
Madlaina Boillat Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva
Jean-Michel Hatt Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich
Maya Kummrow Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich
Gabriela Mastromonaco Reproductive Sciences, Toronto Zoo
Serge Nef Molecular and Developmental Biology of Sexual Development, University of Geneva
Karine Reynaud École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Paris
Alexandre Roulin Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne
Claudia Rudolf von Rohr Zurich Zoo
Claus Wedekind Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne

Program

All conferences will take place in Sciences III. See Venue section for more details.

9:00 - 9:10 Room 1S081 Welcome
9:10 - 9:55 Room 1S081 Madlaina Boillat
Neuroinflammation-associated aspecific manipulation of mouse predator fear by Toxoplasma gondii
9:55 - 10:10 Hall Break
10:10 - 10:35 Room 1S081 Maya Kummrow
Follicular atresia: biological significance and relevance for the captive management of female oviparous reptiles
10:35 - 11:00 Room 1S081 Gabriela Mastromonaco
Follicular atresia from an endocrine perspective
11:00 - 11:45 Room 1S081 Karine Reynaud
To be a dog oocyte…
11:45 - 12:30 Room 1S081 Serge Nef
Sex determination at the single cell level
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Room 1S081 Jean-Michel Hatt
Excessive courtship behaviour in male Testudo spp. - which are the causes and what management options do exist?
14:15 - 15:00 Room 1S081 Claus Wedekind
MHC-dependent reproductive strategies in horses, mice, and humans
15:00 - 15:45 Room 1S081 Claudia Rudolf von Rohr
Galapagos tortoises: Husbandry and breeding at Zurich Zoo
15:45 - 16:05 Hall Break
16:05 - 16:50 Room A100 Alexandre Roulin
The Owl of Peace
16:50 - 17:00 Room A100 Conclusion

Venue

The Symposium will take place at:
University of Geneva • Sciences III • 30 quai Ernest-Ansermet • 1211 Geneva 4

Registration

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The symposium has been accredited as one day of continuous education for animal experimentation by the Geneva cantonal veterinary authority.