What is gene or biobanking? How can it help to conserve our favourite heritage breeds?
The Livestock Conservancy is partnering with Stallion AI Services and Nature’s Safe, Viagen Pet’s and Equine, Trans Ova Genetics, and Sexing Technologies (in the USA) to present a Genebanking Online Workshop on Saturday 26th March from 1-3 pm EST.
There are five speakers booked – Tullis Matson & Lucy Morgan / Stallion AI Services & Nature’s Safe, Blake Russell/Viagen Pet’s and Equine, Diane Broek/Trans Ova Genetics, David Kendall/Sexing Technologies and Charlene Couch/The Livestock Conservancy.
Topics include how gene or biobanking helps save breeds and species, how to choose the right animals for selection, the collection process, ownership of germplasm and drawing up contracts, how to find a lab, long term storage options, and future technologies on the horizon.
The event is free but to join you must pre-register – follow the link below to the website and register for your seat. Please note the times are Eastern Standard Time.