Conference Committees

Scientific Organizing Committee

Adam Boyko
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

Catherine André
CNRS/University of Rennes, Rennes, France

Cathryn Mellersh
Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Greg Barsh
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Huntsville, Alabama,  and Stanford University, United States

Hannes Lohi
University of Helsinki, Finland

John Fyfe
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States 

Ned Patterson
University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Rachael Thomas
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Rondo Middleton
Nestlé Purina Petcare Company, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States 

Tosso Leeb
University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Local Organizing Committee

Ned Patterson, Chair
Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Eugene Anderson
College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota

Kari Ekenstedt
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Steven Friedenberg 
Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Eva Furrow
Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Jim Mickelson
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Katie Minor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Nicole Tate
Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Helen Weber
College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota