Monday April 22, 2013 0 commentsFORT COLLINS - Colorado State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Equine Reproduction Laboratory on April 26.
The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the new facility, 3101 Rampart Road in Fort Collins. Speaker remarks will begin at 4:15 p.m.
*Dr. Tony Frank, CSU president
* Dr. Mark Stetter, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences;
* Dr. Jerry Black, director of the laboratory and the Wagonhound Land and Livestock College chair in Equine Sciences.
The 12,200-square-foot laboratory replaces the original main laboratory building destroyed by fire in 2011.
The grand opening celebration will be co-hosted by the College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, which collaborate on multiple equine programs.
For 30 years, researchers at the laboratory have developed reproductive techniques benefiting horses and preserving bloodlines. Multiple techniques used today in human and animal reproduction assistance were pioneered at the lab, including semen freezing and embryo transfer.
The event is free and open to the public but space is limited and registration is required at https://advancing.colostate.edu/EVENTS/ERLGRANDOPENING.