PhD student Kaylin Chasser earned the highest score in oral presentations at the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases. The conference is part of The International Poultry Scientific Forum.
Chasser's presentation was titled: "Effect of day of hatch inoculation with Gram-negative bacteria on gastrointestinal inflammation." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research.
Chasser was born in Florida, but spent most of her life in Texas. She earned her BS in Animal Sciences from Ohio State in 2015 and her MS in 2018. After earning her PhD, she would like to spend a few years in industry before pursuing a career in academia.
The International Poultry Scientific Forum was held at the Georgia World Congress Center, January 27-28, 2020, and was sponsored by the Southern Poultry Science Society, the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases, and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. The forum presents information on industry topics such as environmental management, nutrition, physiology, pathology, processing and products, and avian diseases.