Development of human-animal health research platform moves forward, orphan disease testing to begin this year
1Data, a collaborative human and animal health project that will save lives and improve the well-being of people and animals, is finalizing development of its research database and increasing project staff. The project is about a year ahead of schedule.
"Effective Strategies for Improving Your Supply Chain Operations" is Feb. 8. The professional development course provides a comprehensive look at all key functional areas of supply chain operations and how these areas interact and collaborate.
The event provides a morning of relationship building that includes current business and military leaders and also emerging leaders. The focus is on building one's path to leadership by providing guidance and support in an interactive environment. Richard B. Myers, Kansas State University president, will give the keynote address. This will be followed by roundtable discussions and closing keynote remarks from Lynn Parman, president and CEO of the American Royal Association.
Ensuring Data Quality in Animal Health Studies, March 6 --Animal health studies submitted to U.S. Food and Drug Administration for product approval have a multipart process from study design to report submission. Ensuring data quality along this process is critical for successful submission and product approval. This seminar will discuss the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine's perspective on the common issues encountered by reviewers and ways to achieve one-cycle reviews. Additionally, lessons learned and best practices will be shared from the industry and academic perspectives to help in the process. The seminar is from 1-5 p.m. March 6. Register now
All-University Open House, April 7 -- Make Saturday, April 7 a day for fun, family and warm Wildcat memories at the 2018 All-University Open House. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., K-State Olathe is hosting numerous activities, exhibits and entertainment geared for all ages that celebrate K-State and the benefits K-State Olathe offers to Greater Kansas City. Open House is free and requires no reservations.
2018 K-State Research Showcase, May 16 --The showcase is designed to open doors to the breadth of K-State research expertise and resources; show how K-State's research strengths are aligned with area needs and how researchers can help industry solve R&D problems; develop long-term strategies; tell success stories; highlight processes K-State has in place to facilitate collaboration; and help attendees and exhibitors meet many possible collaborators in a short period of time. Register now
Brett Horton has joined Kansas State University as a professor of practice in hospitality management at K-State Olathe. Horton instructs hospitality management courses to undergraduate students on the Manhattan campus and is working on a 2+2 agreement for undergraduates in Greater Kansas City.
Jan. 16 marked the start of the 2018 spring semester. K-State Olathe welcomed new and returning students to courses on group dynamics, statistical methods and school counseling.
Six students in Blue Valley CAPS -- or Center for Advancement Professional Studies program -- recently practiced their knife skills with Chef Bryan Severns. Severns, manager of food programs and services at K-State Olathe, taught the young cooks how to properly cut onions, potatoes, cabbage, parsley and ginger. He met with the students again to teach them how to make spring rolls.