Presentations

Presentations as Invited Speaker:

  • Feed enzymes and gut ecology of monogastric animals. Konkuk University (Oct 26, 2019), Seoul, South Korea.
  • Nutritional management to modulate gut health of poultry. Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University (Aug 29, 2019), Yangling, China.
  • Dietary fiber as a substrate to modulate gut health of poultry. Kyoto University (July 19, 2019), Kyoto, Japan.
  • Dietary fibers in poultry nutrition: Nutrient utilization and beyond. Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (July 4, 2019), Fuchu, Japan.
  • Antibiotic-free poultry production for healthy chicken. 2nd International forum on Food, Nutrition and Health (June 13-15, 2019), Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, China.
  • Keynote speaker: Poultry production in post-antibiotic era: Challenges and Opportunities. Workshop on safe poultry meat and egg production (April 13, 2019, via video conference), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • Keynote speaker: Fermentable carbohydrates in poultry nutrition: focus on gut health. Poultry Nutrition and Health Forum (Oct 26-28, 2018), Beijing, China.
  • Dietary fibers to modulate gut health of monogastric animals. Hainan University (Oct 25, 2018), Haikou, China.
  • Strategies to modulate the gut microbiota of tilapia. Can Tho University (June 5, 2018), Can Tho City, Vietnam.
  • Alternative feedstuffs for cost-effective and healthy monogastric animals and fish production. Sino-US Symposium on Food, Nutrition, and Health (June 5, 2018), Haikou, China.
  • Fermentable carbohydrates in poultry diets to modulate its gut health. Konkuk University (May 11, 2018), Seoul, South Korea.
  • Nutrition programming to improve the gut health of broiler chickens. Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University (Aug 11, 2017), Yangling, China.
  • Evaluation of feedstuffs and feed additives for their effects on growth performance and gut health of monogastric animals. Konkuk University (Apr 1, 2017), Seoul, South Korea.
  • Growing healthy chicken in post-antibiotic era. Agriculture and Forestry University (February 10, 2017, via video conference), Rampur, Nepal.
  • Probiotics in poultry nutrition. Nepal Veterinary Association (Dec 29, 2016), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Keynote speaker: Rapid techniques for feed evaluation: Scope and limitations. New Zealand Poultry Industry Conference (Oct 4-5, 2016), Wellington, New Zealand; Organized by World Poultry Science Association, NZ branch.
  • Tools and techniques for nutrition and gut health studies of monogastric animals. Feed Research Institute, China Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Sept 9, 2016), Beijing, China.
  • Dietary manipulation in swine to improve gut health and the environment. Kasetsart University (Sept 23, 2015), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Animal feed to human food: Understanding the dynamics. Asian Institute of Technology (Sept 22, 2015), Pathumthani, Thailand.
  • Sustainable animal feeding program in Hawaii: Opportunities and challenges. US Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center (August 7, 2015), Hilo, HI, USA.
  • Feeding fermented diets using local feedstuffs to pigs and poultry. Korean Natural Farming Association (Feb 10, 2015), Hilo, HI, USA.
  • Alternative feedstuffs in swine and poultry feeding: Opportunities and challenges. National Institute of Animal Sciences (July 3, 2014), Suwon, South Korea.
  • Fiber in swine diets: Nutrition and beyond. University of Arkansas Fayetteville (March 10, 2014), Fayetteville, AR, USA.
  • Tips and tricks for presenting works via peer-reviewed publications. Nepal Veterinary Association (May 24, 2013), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Co-products utilization in pig diets. Alberta Pork Regional Meeting (June 11, 2012), Grand Prairie, AB, Canada.
  • Probiotics, Prebiotics, Symbiotics, and Immunobiotics: are they alternative to Antibiotics? Nepal Veterinary Association (June 12, 2011), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Agriculture in Nepal: System, issues, and options. Annual Conference of World Association of Agricultural Councils (March 10-15, 2009), Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Presentations in Professional Meetings (*Presenter):

  • A. K. Singh*, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Effects of early feeding with resistant starch during post-hatch on growth performance and gut health parameters of broilers (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • A. K. Singh*, U.P. Tiwari, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Comparative effects of in ovo injection of oligosaccharides (xylotriose, xylotetraose, mannotriose, and mannotetraose) on growth performance and gut health parameters of broilers (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • K. Caliboso, J. Nanquil, S. Yadav*, H. Kae, K Neupane, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Cecal microbiota profile of Hawaiian feral chickens and pasture-raised broiler chickens (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • S. Wasti*, D. L. Kuehu, N. Sah, A. K. Singh, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Dietary supplementation of dried plum: A novel strategy to mitigate heat stress in poultry (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada. (Received "Certificate of Excellence for Best Project in Metabolism and Nutrition Section").
  • N. Sah*, D. L. Kuehu, S. Wasti, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. New transcriptomic insights into processes associated with formation of egg-white in the magnum of laying hens (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • B. Mishra*, N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, S. Wasti, and R. Jha. Transcriptional regulation of albumen biosynthesis and eggshell biomineralization in the oviduct of laying hens (Oral). PSA Annual Meeting (July 15-18, 2019), Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • A. M. MacDonald*, A.Garcia, and R. Jha. Modulation of the intestinal histology and microbiome using microalgae as a fishmeal/fish oil replacement in the diets of tilapia (Oral). 31st Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium (April 15, 2019), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • D. L. Kuehu*, N. Sah, C. N. Lee, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Heat stress impacts the health of the laying hen through altering the regulation of heat shock and reactive oxidative stress genes in the liver. (Oral). 31st Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium (April 15, 2019), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • S. Wasti*, D. L. Kuehu, N. Sah, A. K. Singh, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Dietary supplementation of dried plum: A novel strategy to mitigate heat stress in poultry (Oral). 31st Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium (April 15, 2019), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • S. N. Haverly*, S. Wasti, D. L. Kuehu, N. Sah, A. K. Singh, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. The effects of environmental heat stress on the spleens of broiler chickens (Oral). 31st Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium (April 15, 2019), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received CTAHR Best BS Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • L. Li*, A. K. Singh, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Effect of in ovo injection of probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic on growth performance and gut health of broiler chickens (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 23-26, 2018), San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • S. Yadav, Y. Li, Y. S. Kim, C.N. Lee and R. Jha*. Effect of feeding lactic acid bacteria isolated from taro (Colocasia esculenta) skins on growth performance, gut microbiota and muscle growth of broiler chickens (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 23-26, 2018), San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • N. Sah*, D. L. Kuehu, V. S. Khadka, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Transcriptomic analysis of the shell gland in layers identifies novel genes in eggshell biomineralization (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 23-26, 2018), San Antonio, TX, USA (Received "Certificate of Excellence for Best Project in Physiology and Reproduction Section" and "PSA Graduate Student Travel Award").
  • U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha*. Fermentation characteristics of xylo- and manno-oligosaccharides and soluble and insoluble arabinoxylan studied using an in vitro model of swine (Poster). ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show (July 8-12, 2018), Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • U. P. Tiwari, B. Kerr, and R. Jha*. Nutrient and amino acids digestibility of animal protein byproduct in swine, determined using an in vitro model (Poster). ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show (July 8-12, 2018), Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • B. A. Castle*, J. Odani, R. Jha, N. Ogasawara, H. M. Zaleski. Survey of disease, management and biosecurity practices of Hawaii swine farmers (Poster). ASAS/CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show (July 8-12, 2018), Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • A. MacDonald*, and R. Jha. Evaluation of cassava chips as an alternative feed ingredient in hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × Oreochromis mossambicus) aquaculture from gut health perspective (Poster). The International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (June 3-7, 2018), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
  • S. Yadav*, A. K. Singh, U. P. Tiwari, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Cassava root chips as an alternative to corn in broiler diet: effect on growth performance and gut health parameters (Oral). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • A. K. Singh*, T. Park, J. Legaspi, K. Neupane, and R. Jha . Effect of fiber degrading enzyme and feed’s residual fiber on cecal short-chain fatty acids production and microbial diversity as revealed by metagenomics during in vitro study in broilers (Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, B. Kerr, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of nutrients (energy, protein and amino acids) of animal protein byproducts (Oral). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • A. Mau*, J. Arios, A. Valdez, P. Nicodemus, R. Jha , and J. P. Bingham. Chemical Synthesis of a Novel Peptide (oGnRH) for Pheromone Stimulation of Spawning in ‘Opihi (Cellana spp.) (Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received CTAHR 30th Annual Best PhD Student Poster Presentation Award ).
  • L. Li*, A. K. Singh, B. Mishra, and R. Jha. Effect of in ovo injection of probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic on growth performance and gut health of broiler chickens(Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • D. L. Kuehu*, N. Sah, C. N. Lee, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Effects of heat stress on the oviductal gene expression and egg qualities in the laying hen (Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • N. Sah*, D. L. Kuehu, V. S. Khadka, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. RNA sequencing of the shell gland reveals novel genes related to calcium remodeling during eggshell formation in laying hens (Oral). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best MS Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • S. Wasti*, N. Sah, D. L. Kuehu, Y.S. Kim, R. Jha, and B. Mishra. Expression of follistanin and myostanin in the oviduct of laying hen (Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • B. A. Castle*, J. Odani, R. Jha, N. Ogasawara, H. M. Zaleski. Survey of disease, management and biosecurity practices of Hawaii swine farmers (Oral). 30th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received Gamma Sigma Delta MS Student Oral Presentation Award ).
  • K. Rednour*, J. Yoshioka, A. M. MacDonald, K. Neupane, and R Jha. Effects of replacing corn with sun-dried cassava chips in diets on the intestinal microbiota of hybrid tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus × O. mossambicus) (Poster). 30th Annual CTAHR /COE Student Research Symposium (April 6-7, 2018), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, R. Kida, M. Bedford, and R. Jha. Effect of xylanase on growth performance and cecal short-chain fatty acid production in broilers fed different levels of fiber (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 17-20, 2017), Orlando, FL, USA. (Received "Certificate of Excellence for Best Project in Metabolism and Nutrition Section" and "PSA Graduate Student Travel Award").
  • S. Yadav*, and R. Jha. Cassava chips as an alternative feedstuff for broiler chickens: effect on growth performance and ileal morphology (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 17-20, 2017), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • S. Yadav*, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Macadamia nut cake as an alternative feedstuff for broiler chickens: effect on growth performance and gut microbiota profile (Poster). PSA Annual Meeting (July 17-20, 2017), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari, and R. Jha*. Supplementation of xylanase and mannanase influences in vitro fermentation characteristics of distiller's dried grain with solubles in the large intestine of swine (Oral). ASAS/CSAS Annual meeting and Trade Show (July 8-12, 2017), Baltimore, MD, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, R. Kida, M. Bedford, and R. Jha. Growth performance and cecal short-chain fatty acid production in broilers fed different levels of wheat bran without or with xylanase (Oral). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received CTAHR PhD Student Oral Presentation Award of Merit).
  • U. P. Tiwari*, and R. Jha. Supplementation of enzymes affects in vitro fermentation characteristics of distillers dried grain with solubles in swine ( Poster). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • A. Mau*, and R. Jha. The effect of protein-energy ratio in diets on the growth performance of ‘opihi (Cellana sandwicensis) in a novel rearing system (Oral). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received CTAHR MS Student Oral Presentation Award of Merit).
  • S. Yadav*, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Macadamia nut cake as an alternative feedstuff for broiler chickens: effect on growth performance and gut microbiota (Oral). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best MS Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • J. Kai*, J. P. Bingham, A. Franke, G. Agbor, M. Stewart, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile of Hawaii and Cameroon grown avocados (Poster). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • N. Ogasawara*, J. Odani, R. Jha, B. Castle, and H. M. Zaleski. Evaluating swine herd health and farm practices in Hawaii (Poster). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • D. Inouye*, J. Miller, S. Yadav, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Effect of Macadamia Nut Cake on Gut Microbial Diversity in Broiler Chickens (Poster). 29th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 7-8, 2017), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best BS Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • J. D. Berrocoso, A. K. Singh, and R. Jha*. Effect of macadamia nut cake inclusion on growth performance of pasture raised broiler chickens (Poster). World's Poultry Congress (Sept 5-9, 2016), Beijing, China.
  • Y. S. Kim*, G. Fukumoto, M. Stevenson, M. Thorne, and R. Jha. Carcass traits and tenderness of grass-fed beef from subtropical pastures in Hawaii (Oral). AAAP Animal Science Congress (Aug 22-25, 2016), Fukuoka, Japan.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of cassava silages in swine (Poster). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 19-23, 2016), Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, H. Chen, S. W. Kim, and R. Jha. Effect of supplemental enzyme on growth performance, digesta viscosity, apparent total tract digestibility of nutrients in nursery pigs (Oral). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 19-23, 2016), Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, M. Mattus, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. In vitro fermentation characteristics of agricultural products and coproducts and its effect on the large intestinal microbiota of swine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 19-23, 2016), Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • C. Liu, A. K. Singh, M. Stewart, J. H. Uyehara-Lock, and R. Jha*. Effects of dietary fibers on obesity related physiological parameters in C57BL/6 mice (Oral). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 19-23, 2016), Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • B. S. McNeill, J. Odani, R. Jha*, and H. M. Zaleski. Prevalence of Brucella suis in hunting dogs in Hawai`I (Poster). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS/WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 19-23, 2016), Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, R. Kida, Y. S. Kim, and R. Jha. In ovo inoculation of raffinose improves hatchability, vitalizes gut mucosa and enhances immune response in broiler chickens (Oral). Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting (July 11-14, 2016), New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • S. Yadav*, J. D. Berrocoso, and R. Jha. Nitrogen-corrected apparent metabolizable energy value of macadamia nut cake for broiler chickens (Poster). Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting (July 11-14, 2016), New Orleans, LA, USA (Received Certificate of Excellence for Best Project in Nutrition and Metabolism section).
  • A. M. Haygood*, and R. Jha. Evaluation of moringa leaves as a prebiotic in tilapia aquaculture from a production and health perspective (Oral). The International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (June 5-10, 2016), Sun Valley, ID, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, R. Kida, Y. S. Kim, and R. Jha. In ovo inoculation of raffinose improves hatchability, gut mucosal health and immune response in broiler chickens (Oral). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • U. P. Tiwari*, S. W. Kim, and R. Jha. Effect of supplemental enzymes on growth performance, digesta viscosity, nutrient and fiber digestibility of nursery pigs (Oral). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • A. M. Haygood*, and R. Jha. Evaluation of moringa leaves as an alternative feed ingredient in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) aquaculture from production, gut health, and economic perspective (Oral). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received MBBE Best PhD Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • S. Yadav*, J. D. Berrocoso, and R. Jha. Apparent metabolizable energy content of Macadamia nut cake for broiler chickens (Oral). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best MS Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, J. Ludovico, and R. Jha. Effect of macadamia nut cake inclusion in diets on growth performance and cost of production of pasture raised broiler chickens in Hawaii (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received Gamma Sigma Delta PhD Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • U. P. Tiwari* and R. Jha. Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of cassava silages in swine (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • K. Butler*, G. K. Fukumoto, Y. S. Kim, and R. Jha. Seasonal and locational variation of nutrient profile and in vitro digestion kinetics of guinea grass and kikuyu grass for grass-fed beef production system on Hawaii Island (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • C. Malabad*, K. Balagso, A. Haygood, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Effects of in vitro fermentation of alternative feedstuffs on intestinal microbiota of chicken analyzed using 16S ribosomal DNA typing (Oral). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • S. Mattus*, U. P. Tiwari, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. In vitro fermentation of Hawaiian feedstuffs and its effect on the intestinal microbiota of swine (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received CTAHR Best BS Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • T. Peterson*, L. Galicia, A. Haygood, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. In vitro fermentation of cassava silages and its effect on the intestinal microbiota of chicken (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • A. P. Langlois*, W. L. Ribeiro, and R. Jha. Nutritional value of rendered products in swine studied in vitro (Poster). 28th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 8-9, 2016), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • T. Tashiro*, T. Mendiola*, A. K. Singh, A. Haygood, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Effects of Supplementing Multi-Enzymes and Probiotics on Gut Microbiota of Broiler Chicken Fed High and Low Fiber Diets (Poster). NIH IDeA Western Regional Conference (Oct 12-14, 2015), Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha*. Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of fresh and ensiled cassava in swine (Oral). International Seminar on Animal Industry (Sept 17-18, 2015) Bogor, Indonesia.
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha. Effect of supplemental multi-enzymes and direct fed microbial on nutrients digestibility in broilers fed low and high fiber diets (Oral). Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting (July 27-30, 2015), Louisville, KY, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, U. P. Tiwari, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha. Effect of supplemental multi-enzymes on growth performance of broilers fed low and high fiber diets (Poster). Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting (July 27-30, 2015), Louisville, KY, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari and R. Jha*. Nutrient profile and digestibility of macadamia nut cake as determined using an in vitro model of swine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 12-16, 2015), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile and digestibility of agro-industrial coproducts as determined using an in vitro model of swine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 12-16, 2015), Orlando, FL, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari* and R. Jha. Nutritional value of macadamia nut cake for swine (Oral). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Oral Presentation Award).
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha. Supplemental multi-enzymes and probiotics enhance nutrient digestibility in broilers fed low and high fiber diets (Oral). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha. Nutritional value of agro-industrial co-products in swine (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium, Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • A. K. Singh*, J. D. Berrocoso, U. P. Tiwari, Y. Dersjant-Li, A. Awati, and R. Jha. Supplemental multi-enzymes affect growth performance of broilers fed low and high fiber diets (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best PhD Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • A. K. Singh*, M. W. DuPonte, and R. Jha. Growth performance and economics of raising pastured broiler chicken fed with diet based on local feedstuffs in Hawaii (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • C. Liu*, A. K. Singh, M. Stewart, J. Uyehara-Lock, and R. Jha. Effects of fibers with varying viscosity and solubility on obesity related physiological parameters of mice (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best MS Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • K. Butler*, G. K. Fukumoto, Y. S. Kim, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile of leucaena and guinea grass and growth performance and carcass quality of beef cattle grazed on these pastures in Hawaii (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • B. S. McNeill*, H. M. Zaleski, A. M. Stokes, and R. Jha. Brucella suis in Hunting Dogs (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • M. Sakuda* and R. Jha. Nutritional value of macadamia nut cake for tilapia (Oreochromis honorum) (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA (Received HNFAS Best BS Student Poster Presentation Award).
  • S. Mattus*, C. Bednarczyk, U. P. Tiwari, A. Haygood, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Effect of in vitro fermentation of Hawaiian feedstuffs on intestinal microbial communities of pigs (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • T. Tashiro*, T. Mendiola, A. K. Singh, A. Haygood, K. Neupane, and R. Jha. Effects of supplementing multi-enzymes and probiotics on gut microbiota of broiler chicken fed high and low fiber diets (Poster). 27th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 10-11, 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari, B. Turano, and R. Jha*. Nutritional characteristics and in vitro digestibility by near-infrared spectroscopy of local and hybrid napiergrass varieties grown in rain-fed and irrigated conditions (Oral). Joint ISNH/ISRP International Conference (Sept 8-12, 2014), Canberra, Australia.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, A. K. Singh, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha. Nutrient profile and in vitro digestibility of tubers in swine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 20-24, 2014), Kansas City, MO, USA.
  • T. A. Woyengo*, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. In vitro digestion and fermentation characteristics and in vivo digestibility of canola co-products in the pigs (Oral). ASAS/ADSA/CSAS Joint Annual Meeting (July 20-24, 2014), Kansas City, MO, USA.
  • M. Sakuda* and R. Jha. Effect of macadamia nut cake on growth performance and carcass quality of tilapia (Oral). UROP Spring Symposium (May 8, 2014), UH Manoa.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, B. Turano, and R. Jha. Nutritional profile and in vitro digestibility of local and hybrid napiergrass varieties grown in rain-fed and irrigated conditions (Poster). 26th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 11-12, 2014), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • U. P. Tiwari*, A. K. Singh, H. M. Zaleski, and R. Jha. Tubers can be used as alternative feedstuffs for swine feeding in Hawaii (Oral). 26th Annual CTAHR/COE Student Research Symposium (April 11-12, 2014), Honolulu, HI, USA.
  • R. Jha*, P. Wasti, K. Thapa, and C. Chan-Halbrendt. Impact of farming system on nutritional status of women and children of Chepang community of Nepal (Oral). The 4th International Conservation Agriculture Conference in Southeast Asia (Dec 9-13, 2013), Battambang, Cambodia.
  • R. Jha*, L. F. Wang, P. R. Regmi, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. Nutrient profile and in vitro vs. in vivo energy digestibility of legumes in growing pigs (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 8-12, 2013), Indianapolis, IN, USA.
  • R. Jha*, P. R. Regmi, L. F. Wang, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. Nutrient profile and in vitro vs. in vivo energy digestibility of wheat co-products from flour milling in growing pigs (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 8-12, 2013), Indianapolis, IN, USA.
  • T. A. Woyengo*, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. In vitro degradation and fermentation characteristics of expeller-pressed canola meal and cold-pressed canola cake simulating the pig intestine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 8-12, 2013), Indianapolis, IN, USA.
  • T. A. Woyengo*, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. Nutritional value of lentil and micronized full-fat soybean fed to growing pigs (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Joint Annual Meeting (July 8-12, 2013), Indianapolis, IN, USA.
  • R. Jha*, P. Regmi, L. Wang*, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. Nutrient profile and energy digestibility of wheat co-products from flour milling differ in growing pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Symposium (Jan 15-17, 2013), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • T. A. Woyengo*, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra (2013). Nutritional value of lentil and micronized full-fat soybean fed to growing-finishing pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Symposium (Jan 15-17, 2013), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, P. Leterme, A. G. Van Kessel, and R. T. Zijlstra. Fermentation characteristics of fibers in the matrix of cereals (barley and oats) or isolated from cereals in the pig intestine (Oral). 7th Canadian Barley Symposium (July 8 - 10, 2012), Calgary, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra. Microscopic matrix and in vitro pig model fermentation of wheat and corn distillers dried grains with solubles with supplemental carbohydrases and protease (Poster). 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA.
  • R. Jha*, A. Owusu-Asiedu, P. H. Simmins, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. Microscopic matrix and in vitro degradation and fermentation characteristics of wheat co-products from flour milling in the pig intestine (Poster). 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA.
  • R. T. Zijlstra*, R. Jha, A. D. Woodward, J. Fouhse, and T. A. T. G. van Kempen. Starch and fiber properties affect their kinetics of digestion and thereby digestive physiology in pigs (Oral- Invited). 12th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 29 - Jun 1, 2012), Keystone, CO, USA.
  • R. Jha*, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra. In vitro fermentation and microscopic matrix of distillers dried grains with solubles following enzyme treatment (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Midwestern Conference (Mar 19-21, 2012), Des Moines, IA, USA.
  • R. T. Zijlstra* and R. Jha. Novel swine feeding programs to enhance competitiveness and pork differentiation: Feedstuffs and Carbohydrates (Oral- Invited). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 17-20, 2012), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, C. R. Christensen, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra. Enzymes enhance degradation of DDGS, revealed by in vitro gas production and microscopic examination (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 17-20, 2012), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha* and R. T. Zijlstra. Evaluation of fermentation characteristics and volatile fatty acids production of unique fiber and starch sources using an in vitro model of the pig large intestine (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Midwestern Conference (Mar 14-16, 2011), Des Moines, IA, USA.
  • R. Jha*, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. Dietary co-products enhances pork omega-3 fatty acid and reduce feed costs without affecting carcass quality and growth (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 18-21, 2011), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. Effects of dietary crude protein and co-product level on growth performance and carcass quality of grower-finisher pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 18-21, 2011), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, D. N. Overend, P. H. Simmins, D. Hickling, and R. T. Zijlstra. Effect of Canadian wheat classes on growth performance and energy digestibility in weaned pigs fed in pelleted diets (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 18-21, 2011), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha* and R. T. Zijlstra. Fermentation characteristics of unique fiber and starch sources in the pig (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 18-21, 2011), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. T. Zijlstra*, M. Swift, L. Wang, P. Regmi, J. H. Helm, and R. Jha. Rapid methods for prediction of energy values of feedstuffs for pigs (Oral- Invited). Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. Co-products inclusion in grower-finisher pig diets enhances carcass characteristics and reduces feed costs without affecting growth performance (Poster). Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
  • K. Kandel*, R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. Effects of different sources of distillers dried grains with solubles on energy and protein digestibility and volatile fatty acids production in grower-finisher pigs (Poster). Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 21-23, 2010), Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, J. K. Htoo, M. G. Young, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. Effects of co-products inclusion on growth performance and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs (Oral). Joint Meeting of ADSA.PSA.AMPA.CSAS.WSASAS.ASAS (July 11-15, 2010), Denver, CO, USA.
  • R. T. Zijlstra*, R. Jha, M. G. Young, J. F. Patience, E. Beltranena, and J. K. Htoo. Effects of dietary crude protein and inclusion of co-products on growth performance and carcass characteristics of grower-finisher pigs (Oral). Joint Meeting of ADSA.PSA.AMPA.CSAS.WSASAS.ASAS (July 11-15, 2010), Denver, CO, USA.
  • R. Jha*, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme. In vitro fibre fermentation characteristics of specialty ingredients with varying NSP levels (Poster). Western Nutrition Conference (Sept 23-25, 2009), Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  • R. Jha, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel and P. Leterme*. Fermentation characteristics in the pig intestines of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content, studied with an in vitro techniques (Poster). 11th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs (May 20-22, 2009), Montbrio del camp, Spain.
  • R. Jha*, J. Bindelle, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme. In vitro Evaluation of the Fermentation Characteristics in the Pig Intestines of Hulless Barleys Differing in beta-glucan Content (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Midwestern Conference (Mar 18-20, 2009), Des Moines, IA, USA.
  • R. Jha*, P. Kish, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme. Feed Ingredients Differing in Fermentable Fibre Content Affect Nitrogen Excretion and Fermentation Metabolites in Weaned Pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 20-23, 2009), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Jha*, R. Pieper, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme. Digestibility and Fermentation Parameters of Barley and Oats Differing in beta-glucan Content in the Pig Intestines (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Midwestern conference (Mar 17-19, 2008), Des Moines, IA, USA.
  • R. Pieper*, R. Jha, P. Leterme, B. Rossnagel, W. Souffrant, and A. Van Kessel. Effect of barley and oats beta-glucans on intestinal microbiota in the pig (Oral). ASAS/ADSA Midwestern conference (Mar 17-19, 2008), Des Moines, IA, USA.
  • R. Jha*, R. Pieper, B. Rossnagel, A. Van Kessel, and P. Leterme. Effect of Oats and Hulless Barleys Differing in beta-glucan Content on Digestibility and Intestinal Fermentation Parameters in Weaned Pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 15-18, 2008), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • R. Pieper*, R. Jha, A. Van Kessel, B. Rossnagel, W. Souffrant, and P. Leterme. Effect of hulless barleys differing in beta-glucan content on the intestinal ecology of weaned pigs (Poster). Banff Pork Seminar (Jan 15-18, 2008), Banff, AB, Canada.
  • K. Mai*, R. Jha, R. P. Kwakkel, A. F. B. van der Poel, and M. W. A. Verstegen. Effect of diet structure, conformation and acidification on performance of broilers (Poster). 31st Annual Meeting of Dutch Speaking Nutritionists (Apr 7, 2006), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • R. Jha*, G. N. Gongal, and S. N. Mahato. A Retrospective Study of Animal Rabies in Nepal (Oral). Sixth National Veterinary Conference (Sept 22-24, 1999), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • R. Jha*, B. Pakhrin, and R. P. Thakur. Reproductive Problems in Pigs in the Eastern Hills of Nepal (Oral): Second National workshop on Livestock and Fisheries Research (Sept 24-25, 1997), Lalitpur, Nepal.
  • I. P. Dhakal*, R. Jha, and H. B. Basnet. Epidemiological Investigation of Common Diseases of Livestock at Pathivara VDC of Sankhuwasabha District, Nepal (Oral). Fifth National Veterinary Conference (Sept 11-13, 1996), Kathmandu, Nepal.

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