MADISON — The UW–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is celebrating completion of the new Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) building on November 6. The event will be entirely virtual and can be found at https://msabd.cals.wisc.edu/. There will be a recorded video program posted to the event website at 12:00 p.m. that day. The program will include presentations by:
- Tony Evers, Wisconsin Governor
- Randy Romanski, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary-designee
- Howard Marklein, Senator (District 17) and Chair of the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions
- Rebecca Blank, UW–Madison Chancellor
- Kate VandenBosch, CALS Dean
- Steven Ricke, MSABD Program Director
The website will also feature photos of the facility, profiles of program faculty and staff, messages from alumni and other friends of the program, and a special playlist of songs to help set the mood.
A fact sheet about the new facility is available here: MSABD fact sheet.
The Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery program is part of the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences. The building will serve as a home for the program to develop meat industry leaders, discover new uses for animal components in enhancing animal and human health, provide expertise for education in foods derived from animals, and improve the safety and nutritional quality of animal-based proteins delivered to consumers in the U.S. and globally.
— University of Wisconsin–Madison
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