Expression of the carbohydrate response element binding protein gene and related genes involved in hepatic lipogenesis during post-hatch development of broiler chickens. M. Proszkowiec-Weglarz*1, B. D. Humphrey2, M. P. Richards1, R. W. Rosebrough1, J. P. McMurtry1, and R. Angel3, 1USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD, 2California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 3University of Maryland, College Park.
The activation of insulin and nutrient signaling components leading to translation initiation in skeletal muscle of neonatal pigs is developmentally regulated. A. Suryawan*, R. A. Orellana, A. S. Jeyapalan, H. V. Nguyen, J. R. Fleming, and T. A. Davis, USDA/ARS Children's Nutr. Res. Ctr., Dept. Pediatrics, Baylor Coll. of Med., Houston, TX.
Effects of maternal nutrition and selenium supplementation on absorption of IgG and survival of lambs. C. J. Hammer*1, K. A. Vonnahme1, J. B. Taylor2, D. A. Redmer1, J. S. Luther1, T. L. Neville1, J. J. Reed1, J. S. Caton1, and L. P. Reynolds1, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2USDA-ARS, U.S. Sheep Experiement Station, Dubois, ID.
Effect of supplementation with a Bacillus-based direct-fed microbial on immune development of dairy calves. K. Novak*1, E. Davis1, C. Wehnes1, T. Rehberger1, D. Shields2, and J. Coalson2, 1Agtech Products, Inc., Waukesha, WI, 2Merrick's, Inc., Union Center, WI.
Effects of an immunostimulatory feed additive on neutrophil function and development of titer in ruminant livestock. N. E. Forsberg*1,3, Y. Wang3, S. Puntenney3, and J. Burton2, 1Oregon State University, Corvallis, 2Michigan State University, East Lansing, 3OmniGen Research, Corvallis, OR.
Induction Of proinflammatory cytokines and constitutive expression Of Nramp1 in bovine blood neutrophils after exposure To E.Coli endotoxin (LPS). A. Morris*, Z. Liu, and M. Worku, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro.
Growth performance and immunocompetence of heat stressed broilers fed different sources of dietary fatty acids. M. O. Smith*1 and J. R. Bartlett2, 1University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.
Immunopathology and cytokine responses in broiler chickens coinfected with eimeria maxima and clostridium perfringens using an animal model of necrotic enteritis. H. S. Lillehoj*1, S. S. Park1, P. C. Allen1, S. FitzCoy2, and D. A. Bautista3, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS, Beltsville, MD, 2Schering-Plough Animal Health, Millsboro, DE, 3University of Delaware, Georgetown.
Intestinal cytokine responses to Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium infection in young chicks. Y. O. Fasina*1, P. S. Holt2, E. T. Moran1, R. W. Moore2, D. E. Conner1, and S. R. Mckee1, 1Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 2USDA-ARS Egg Safety & Quality Research Unit, Athens, GA.
Comparative expression of activin receptor type IIB in bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. S. Tanaka*, S. Hayashi, Y. Taketa, M. Miyake, K. Watanabe, S. Ohwada, H. Aso, and T. Yamaguchi, Laboratory of Functional Morphology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Immunology - Livestock and Poultry II Chair: Kimberly N. Novak, Agtech Products, Inc. 203
Introduction and Washington update. R. D. Reynnells*, USDA/CSREES/PAS, Washington, DC.
Accountability for administrators—impacts with impact. B. D. Moser*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
How to lessen the pain of reporting: multiple uses for the same information. J. Carey, Texas A&M University, College Station.
What information do I need to keep Extension funded? J. C. Wade*, National Association of State Colleges and Land Grant Universities, Washington, DC.
How plans of work and annual reports are used at the federal level. S. K. Stout*, Cooperative State Research Education Extension Service.
Background and future of the Risk Management Education Center. J. Newkirk.
SYMPOSIUM Joint National Extension Workshop Accountability Issues in Extension: Identifying, Measuring and Reporting Impacts Chair: Tennille Knezacek, University of Saskatchewan 206 B