2021 National Convention Schedule (Tentative) 

Thursday, March 18

6:00p.m. - 10:00p.m. Topic: Sigma Zeta Executive Committee and Advisors Meeting

Time: Mar 18, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Friday, March 19

8:00a.m. - 11:30a.m. Topic: Friday Morning Oral Presentations

Time: Mar 19, 2021 08:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
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8:00a.m. Business Meeting

9:00a.m. - 9:50a.m. Oral Presentation Session

  • 9:00a.m. - 9:20a.m. Haley Stoner, Gamma Kappa, "The Impact of Cortisol on Killed Vaccine Effectiveness in Bovine"
  • 9:30a.m. - 9:50a.m. Megan Worthington, Gamma Kappa, "Analysis of cortisol and IGg levels in Calves"

10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m. Break

10:30a.m. - 11:50a.m. Oral Presentations Session

  • 10:30a.m. - 10:50a.m. Nicholas Schulte, Gamma Kappa, "Immune System Response to Vaccinations and Stress in Weaning Beef Calves"
  • 11:00a.m. - 11:20a.m. Caitlyn Diepenbrock, Gamma Kappa, "Evaluation of Stress Behavior and Weaning Method in Cattle"

11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. Break for Lunch

1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. Topic: Sigma Zeta Poster Presentations

Time: Mar 19, 2021 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Rubric for Poster Evaluation

Alexis Fohl
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Faith James & Olivia Vergin
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Ashley Adams, Jaiden Conroy, and Taylor Devine
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Caleb Beimfohr & Natalie Prena
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Liza Lewis & Kaitlyn Andreoni
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Cade McGarvey
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Adrianna Coil & Kelsey Lang
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Olivia Vergin, Faith James, and Peyton Lehman
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Christopher Woodbury
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Madeline Wolken
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Vanessa Petrich
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Lauryn Hinckley
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Amelia Landsverk, Vladimir Lind, and Kelly Lorenz
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Grace McIntyre
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Mia Locquegnies
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Hailey Larson
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Elizabeth Harting
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Breea Liette, Grace Harmon, Nathan Hubbard, and Grace McIntyre
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Katherine Woller
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Payton Price
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    R. Cottingham, J. Curran, B. Johnson, M. Shannon, and G. Seffens
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3:00p.m. - 3:30p.m. Break 

3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m. Topic: Sigma Zeta Plenary Speaker and Awards Presentation

Time: Mar 19, 2021 03:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ellen L. Aho
Title:  Exploring the human microbiome as a source of new antibiotics (see recording here)
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5:00p.m. Topic: Committee Work

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Saturday, March 20

9:30a.m. - 11:50a.m. Topic: Saturday Morning Oral Presentations

Time: Mar 20, 2021 09:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
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9:30a.m. - 9:50a.m. Oral Presentations Session

  • 9:30a.m. - 9:50a.m. Ashleigh DeWees, Gamma Kappa, "Cortisol Research"
  • 10:00a.m. - 10:20a.m. Megan Worthington, Gamma Kappa, "Analysis of Evidence Laboratories & Instrumentation Method Development"

10:30a.m. - 11:00a.m. Break

11:00a.m. - 11:50a.m. Oral Presentations Session

  • 11:00a.m. - 11:20a.m. Andrew Gettelfinger, Rho, "Comparing the accuracy and efficiency of DFT and Machine learning at studying protein substrate interaction"
  • 11:30a.m. - 11:50a.m. Kailey Weiskopf, Gamma Kappa, "Determining a Correlation Between Free Cortisol Levels Saliva Samples and Total Cortisol Levels Blood Serum Samples in Cattle using ELISA"

12:00p.m. - 12:30p.m. Break

12:30p.m. - 2:00p.m. Topic: National Chapter Business Meeting

Time: Mar 20, 2021 12:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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