Kimberly Vonnahme, NDSU associate professor of animal sciences and co-director of the Center for Nutrition and Pregnancy, was an invited speaker at the International Symposium on Animal Biology and Reproduction, which was held Oct. 17-20 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Her presentation was titled How the Maternal Environment Impacts Fetal and Placental Development: Implications for Livestock.
The event focused on environment and reproduction and was sponsored by the Brazilian College of Animal Reproduction. Presenters were from Brazil, Denmark, Belgium, Argentina, Chile, Canada and the United States.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.