International Seminar Participation
PSA Annual Meeting 2018 and International Poultry Scientific Forum 2020
In 2018 and 2020, Gustavo Quintana and Maria Camila Alfaro, participated in the International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF) and Poultry Science Association (PSA) conferences, representing NC State University.
In January, Gustavo presented the results of a research project titled “Effects of Broiler Breeder Dietary Amino Acid Levels During Rearing on Broiler Progeny Live Performance, Carcass Traits, And Meat Quality.”
Maria Camila presented “Nutritional Strategies For Cobb 500 Broilers To Maximize Profitability And Carcass Yield.”
Nexo Global Agreement – Visiting Scholars
North Carolina State University and Universidad del Tolima have been part of the “Nexo Global Program” sponsored by Partners of the Americas with its program 100,000 Strong in the Americas.
With this agreement, several students from Colombia have had the opportunity to participate in an international exchange to the U.S., to work under the direction of Dr. Edgar Oviedo in Oviedo’s lab on the NC State University campus.
The program’s objective is to promote poultry science education, allowing students to develop the skills necessary for research and poultry management in different fields that have been studied in Oviedo’s lab. Students in this program are continuously in contact with the American poultry industry, to learn more about it and apply those concepts in their home country.
Finally, the students have participated in diverse cultural activities to facilitate the practice of communication skills in English as a second language.