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Symposium discusses stress in animals, plants and humans

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — A symposium held recently at Texas A&M University in College Station examined the effects of stress on human, animal and plant health. The symposium was hosted by the Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society. Dr. Ron Randel, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, Overton, provided one of several presentations representing agriculture. Randel’s presentation, which focused on livestock temperament, was titled, “Temperament is Linked with Stress Responsiveness and is Controlled Genetically.” “In our research, we’ve clearly shown that temperament… Read More →

Stress symposium to address impacts on human, animal and plant health

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259,  b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Tom Welsh, 979-845-1541, twelsh@cvm.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A symposium scheduled Oct. 8-9 at Texas A&M University in College Station will address a broad range of topics related to stress in human, animal and plant health. “Evolution of Stress: From the Genome to Disease” will feature a number of leading experts who will explore current knowledge of stress research and how that knowledge can be used to improve human, animal and plant health, according to organizers. The symposium is free and hosted… Read More →