Date & Venue
Last updated: october 16th, 2008


Thursday, october 23rd, 2008

8:45-9:15 Participant reception at Registration Desk and distribution of documentation (identification cards, Abstract book, Extended Communications CD ROM...)
9:15-9:30 Official Opening Ceremony
Session I: Animal health and Animal Production
9:30-10:00 Conference: Main health problems in pets
Dra. Petra Buck, École Nationale Vétérinaire of Toulouse
10:00-11:00 Oral communications
Chairman: Antonio de Vega
  • Application of rare earth elements in Agriculture, Human and Veterinary Medicine: an overview
  • von Rosenberg S, Wehr U, Rambeck WA
  • Results a prolonged suckling period in a better immune status of organically reared piglets?
  • Ahrens F, Pollmüller T, Sünkel Y, Bussemas R, Weißmann F, Erhard MH
  • Scrapie: PrPsc location by using confocal microscopy
  • Sarasa R, Vargas A, Martínez A, Badiola JJ, Monzón M
  • The length matters: analysis of the replicative capacity of influenza viruses carrying NS1 protein with different C-terminal truncations in chicken and duck cells
  • Soubies SM, Guérin JL, Volmer R
    11:00-11:30 Coffee break
    11:30-12:30 Oral communications
    Chairman: José Rodríguez
  • Anatomical and functional study of the swine heart to create a myocardial infarct model suitable to be treated by cellular therapy
  • Climent M, Losilla S, Sun F, Latorre R, Crisóstomo V, López-Albors O, Sánchez F, Usón J, Climent S
  • Minimally invasive surgery - Being less harmful
  • Gomez-Arrue J, Laborda A, Serrano C, Higuera MT, Vazquez FJ, de Gregorio MA, Viloria A
  • Adverse effects of ciclosporin on a dog with atopic dermatitis and leishmaniasis
  • Navarro L, Verde MT, Ortuñez A, Basurco A
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) in the treatment of the sport horse tendon and ligament injuries
  • Romero A, Vazquez FJ, Rodellar C, Osta R, Martin-Burriel I, Ordovas L, Lyhaiai J, Ranera B, Perez LF, Zaragoza P
    12:30-13:00 Poster Session (presence of authors are required in front of their posters)
    13:00-14:30 Lunch
    Session II: Others (free topics)
    14:30-15:00 Conference: Current situation of veterinary profession in Spain
    Dr. Juan José Badiola Díez, President of General Council of Veterinary Associations, University of Zaragoza
    15:00-16:00 Oral communications
    Chairman: Victoria Arruga
  • Research in minimally invasive surgery: Vets, Physicians and Engineers working together
  • Laborda A, Gomez-Arrue J, Higuera MT, Serrano C, Viloria A, Doblaré M, de Gregorio MA
  • Arthropod-borne infections in domestic mammals in the European area - an e-learning programme
  • Steiner S, Pfister K
  • Development and implementation of information technology in veterinary science, clinics and education
  • van der Meijden C
  • New ways for teaching - Development of computerized simulators in equine medicine
  • Vazquez FJ, Romero A, Gomez-Arrue J, de Blas I, Viloria A
    16:00-16:30 Coffee break
    16:30-17:30 Oral communications
    Chairman: Ana Isabel Alcalde
  • The Unit of Preventive Medicine at the Veterinary School of Toulouse (ENVT)
  • Buck P, Picavet DP
  • Elbow displasia (ED) in dogs: a review
  • Gil J, Gimeno M, Laborda J, Nuviala J, Roncal S, Climent M
  • Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoforms involved in the early gastrointestinal (GI) motor disturbances induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in sheep
  • Castro M, Gonzalo S, Fagundes DS, Arruebo MP, Murillo MD, Alcalde AI, Mesonero JE, Arnal C, Plaza MA
  • Clinical cases of potential phosphorus and/or copper deficiency in growing dogs
  • Fritz J, von Rosenberg S, Bensinger K, Kienzle E
    17:30-18:00 Poster Session (presence of authors are required in front of their posters)
    20:00- Rector reception & El Greco painting exhibition
    Paraninfo University of Zaragoza

    Friday, october 24th, 2008

    Session III: Food quality and Food safety
    9:30-10:00 Conference: Structure and function of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
    Dr. Walter Rambeck, Scientific commitee of EFSA, Faculty of Veterinary of the University Ludwig-Maximilians of Munich
    10:00-11:00 Oral communications
    Chairman: Pedro Roncalés
  • Agronomic practices affecting fumonisin mycotoxins in maize grown in Aragon (NE Spain)
  • Ariño A, Montes de Oca A, Herrera M, Juan T, Estopañan G Carramiñana JJ, Rota C, Herrera A
  • Staphylococcus aureus population dynamics during stationary phase: Implications for food safety and technology
  • Cebrián G, Sagarzazu N, Condón S, Mañas P
  • Antimicrobial resistance of Yersinia enterocolitica 4/O:3 strains from different origins by means of disc diffusion method and broth dilution method
  • Meyer C, Fredriksson-Ahomaa M, Stolle A
  • Estimated intake of indicator PCBs in children up to one year of age
  • Lorán S, Conchello P, Bayarri S, Herrera A
    11:00-11:30 Coffee break
    11:30-12:30 Oral communications
    Chairman: Agustín Ariño
  • Pulsed electric fields: a new technology for improving food safety
  • Saldaña G, Puértolas E, Lopez N, Condón S, Álvarez I, Raso J
  • Advances in antioxidant active packaging of fresh meats
  • Camo J, Djenane D, Beltrán JA, Roncalés P
  • Development of resistance responses of microorganisms to different food preservation processes
  • Sagarzazu N, Cebrián G, Condón S, Mañas P
  • Sublethal injury: Applications for developing combined processes of food preservation
  • Somolinos M, García D, Pagán R
    12:30-13:00 Poster Session (presence of authors are required in front of their posters)
    13:00-16:00 Lunch
    16:00-18:00 Visit to the Faculty of Veterinary
  • Services and facilities
  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Pilot Plant of Food Science and Technology
  • 20:00-21:00 City Hall reception
    Zaragoza City Hall
    21:00- Official dinner
    Restaurant La Parrilla de Albarracín

    Saturday, october 25th, 2008

    morning Guided city tour
    II Symposium On Veterinary Sciences - Zaragoza, 23-25 October 2008