Lindsey represented The Wrighton Lab this week at the American Association for Zoo Veterinarians in Portland, Oregon!
Check out this Minnesota Public Radio clip to learn more about Minnesota’s declining moose populations
Rumen fluid samples have arrived from the second round of moose seasonal trials! Time for TJ and Lindsey to start processing!
Lindsey and Kelly headed to Granby, Colorado this week to attend the 49th North American Moose Conference (aka Moose Fest). Lindsey illuminated the moose world with microbiome research, met with collaborators and made new ones. It was a great trip!
Lindsey spent the week in Wooster at OARDC learning from the experts how to do Fluorescent in situ hybridization on her moose rumen samples. Many thanks to Tea Meulia and her lab for all of their help!
Mikayla made a new friend at the barn today while collecting samples!
Duncan from Dr. Krzycki’s lab needed some clarified rumen fluid for a new media recipe, so he headed to the Dairy Farm with Lindsey. He was only slightly overwhelmed by the 111 Jersey cows…
To enrich for moose rumen microbes, Lindsey makes her media with clarified (sterilized) rumen fluid from OARDC research cows. Another exciting sampling opportunity!
Brooklyn Wagner collecting rumen fluid from the Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center.
One of the dairy cows curious about lab research