Gluck Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule Released

Gluck Center 30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule Released

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The University of Kentucky (UK) Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center is celebrating 30 years of legacy service to the equine community worldwide.

A 30th anniversary research seminar, open house, and celebration dinner will take place Oct. 12. The seminar will begin at 8 a.m. at the Gluck Center and will feature the inaugural Teri Lear Memorial Lecture followed by an open house (see the full schedule below). The seminars and open house are free, but registration is required at

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in the Woodford Reserve Room at Kroger Field. Stuart Brown, DVM, chair of the Gluck Equine Research Foundation and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute veterinarian, will host the program honoring Peter Timoney, MVB, PhD, FRCVS, Gluck Center professor, for his lifelong contributions to equine infectious disease research.

Additional details about the 30th anniversary events, along with the opportunity to reserve tickets, are available at

30th Anniversary Celebration Schedule

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.—Registration and Coffee—Gluck Equine Research Center Lobby

Seminars—Gluck Equine Research Center Auditorium

  • 8:00 – 8:15—Welcome—David Horohov, PhD
  • 8:15 – 9:00—Reproductive Health Research Overview—Barry Ball, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT
  • 9:00 – 9:45—Parasitology Research Overview—Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, ACVM
  • 9:45 – 10:00—Refreshment Break—Lobby
  • 10:00 – 10:45—Infectious Diseases Research Overview—Peter Timoney, MVB, PhD, FRCVS
  • 10:45 – 11:45—Inaugural Teri Lear Memorial Lecture
    The science and art of animal cytogenetics—Terje Raudsepp, MSc, PhD, Texas A&M Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

11:45 – 12:30—Lunch—Lobby/Auditorium

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.—Laboratory Open House—Gluck Equine Research Center

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