Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

2020 Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

First place: Ellen Lai

Why are Cows So Lame?

Second place: Tanya Muratori

Health, Wellbeing, and Production: Where does Telomere Length Contribute?

Third place: Megan Lauber

Grab Your Watch, You Don’t Want to be Late: Timing of AI with Sexed Semen

People's choice award: Felipe Padua

How to Reduce the Negative Effects of Regrouping?

Linda Beckett

Maintaining Milk Production: 'Omics Analysis Reveals Protein Turnover as Another Key Criteria

Fabiana Cardoso

Is Bacteria Affecting Your Drinks?

Mikaela Fringer

Additives Everywhere

Siobhan Mellors

Tackling the Age Old Question: Whole Milk or Milk Replacer

Carlyn Peterson

The Power of Poop: Can Cattle Solve the Climate Crisis?

Sonali Raghunath

I Let the Protein Dance Again!

2019 Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

First Place: Sam Rowe

Antibiotic Stewardship and Dry Cow Therapy

Second Place: Amanda Lee

How Many Cows Can an Automatic Milking System Handle?

Third Place: Katie Kelly

Diets and Distractions

Maryam Enteshari

Lactose journey towards valorization

Anna Hawkins

Raising Heifers: Costly But Critical

Conor McCabe

What if Cows Were Jet Lagged Every Three Days?

Shayanti Mini

Encapsulated whey-probiotics; as a dietary deliverable

Kaavya Rathnakumar

Introducing Smart solvents in Dairy manufacturing

Pratishtha Verma

A natural antimicrobial as a potential dairy membrane sanitizer

Mahmoud Zayda

MRSA in DAIRY-world WH? is GUILTY

2018 THREE-MINUTE THESIS CHALLENGE

First Place: Gustavo Mazon

Would you wear your Fitbit in a buffet?

Second Place: Kayla Alward

The big whoop about Anti-Mullerian Hormone

Third Place: Katherine Kennedy
Pratibha Chaudhary
Maryam Enteshari

How to look at dairy wastewater not as a burden but rather as a profit?

Anna Hawkins

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Allison Lawton
Mauricio Xavier da Silva Oliveira

2017 Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

First Place: Jennifer Spencer

Aspirin: For aches and pains, and reproduction?   

Second Place: Victoria Couture

Making the Connections: Mastitis and Behavior

Third Place: Neha Neha

Listeria control on ice cream, based on response surface modeling

Fourth Place: Hannah Bailey
Fifth Place: Anne-Marieke Smid

Outdoor access for dairy cows- letting cows vote with their feet!

Ashenafi Beyi

Application of Nearest Neighbor Methods to Support Dairy Cow Replacement Decisions


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Brittany Casperson

Corn Stover, feed efficiency, and food security

Reshalaithan Maimaiti

Effect of parity on feed intake of dairy cows soon after calving

2016 GSD Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

Second Place (tie): Melissa Bainbridge

Optimizing milk's bioactive fatty acid content for human health

Second Place (tie): Lauren Mayo
Third Place: Jeffrey Kaufman
Jose Denis-Robichaud

Does using automated activity monitoring (AAM) improve reproductive performance over timed artificial insemination

Dipakkumar Mehta
Ricardo Rodrigues

Development of a model to study mammary gland function during heat stress

2015 GSD Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

First Place: Janna Moats

Extruded flaxseed products to improve the nutritional value of cow's milk

Second Place: Melissa Woolpert

Milk's fatty acid fingerprint: the dairy management tool of the future

Third Place: Karmella Dolecheck

Rethinking reproduction

Fourth Place (tie): Mac Campbell

Overcrowding: Walking the Tightrope of Cow Well-Being

Fourth Place (tie): Lee Cadesky

Functional changes to milk proteins induced by high hydrostatic pressure

Abigail (Gale) Carpenter

Dairy cattle and anti-inflammatory drugs

Taylor Yohe

Identification and characterization of potential rumen stem cells