Milk genomics and human health symposium

07/29/05

Nov. 10-11 -- International experts in nutrition, genomics, bioinformatics and milk will gather to discuss genomic research related to milk during the second International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health. The event, sponsored by the California Dairy Research Foundation, will be held at COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts in Napa, Calif. Speakers will discuss such topics as lactation biology, prevention of metabolic disease, health properties of human milk; milk genomics databases and expression tools; and updates from the International Genomics Consortium. Among the speakers will be UC Davis faculty members J. Bruce German and Matthew Lange, both of the Department of Food Science and Technology, and Juan Medrano of the Department of Animal Science.

Media contact(s):
Jennifer Giambroni, California Dairy Research Foundation, (415) 254-4549, info@cdrf.org
Pat Bailey, UC Davis News Service, (530) 752-9843, pjbailey@ucdavis.edu

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