Monday, April 11, 2016

Environmental Impacts of Antibiotic Use in Livestock with Global Implications & Intervention Strategies

Dr. Douglas Call, Interim Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health will present Environmental Impacts of Antibiotic Use in Livestock with Global Implications & Intervention Strategies from 10-11a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The seminar can be viewed via Adobe Connect as well as in Room 2311 of the Waterfront Building, Washington, DC. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU). Please join us! Link: http://nifa-connect.nifa.usda.gov/ifsnseminarapr2016/ Phone: 1-888-844-9904 Code: 1700775 Webinar Overview: As a result of attending this seminar participants will be able to: 1. Explain why the probability of zoonotic disease transmission is greater with higher density bacterial populations. 2. Describe the cause and risks of reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 3. Recognize opportunities to interfere with transmission and persistence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in agricultural systems. For more information visit our website: http://nifa.usda.gov/resource/institute-food-safety-and-nutrition-ifsn-seminar-series Mallory M. Koenings, PhD, RDN Program Specialist National Institute of Food and Agriculture United States Department of Agriculture Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition Waterfront Centre, Room 2452 800 9th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20024 Phone: (202) 401-5286 Fax: (202) 401-4888 e-mail: mallory.koenings@nifa.usda.gov Twitter: #NIFAimpacts To receive an automated email notification when RFAs are released, please register at grants.gov. Register at http://www.grants.gov/search/subscribeAdvanced.do Be sure to use the correct CFDA Number; AFRI= “10.310 CFDA numbers for other programs are on the NIFA website

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