Defence of doctoral dissertation, 28 September 2018: Acute phase proteins in healthy and sick dairy and beef calves and their associations with growth

20.9.2018 08:22

The dissertation investigated acute phase protein concentrations in calves as a response to inflammation in connection with various diseases. It also studied the association of acute phase proteins with the long-term growth of calves.

Licentiate of Veterinary Medicine Leena Seppä-Lassila from the Risk Assessment Research Unit of the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira will defend her doctoral dissertation at the Department of Production Animal Medicine in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki.

The dissertation will be presented on Friday, 28 September 2018 at 12 noon in Biokeskus 2, Auditorium 1041, Viikinkaari 5, Helsinki.

Abstract in English for the dissertation Acute phase proteins in healthy and sick dairy and beef calves and their associations with growth

For further information, please contact:

Leena Seppä-Lassila, Senior Researcher, tel. +358 50 467 0627

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