May 17, 2010
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Opening of conference
15:00-18.00 Session I
Chairman: Keith H. S. Campbell, Ryszard Słomski
  Keith H.S. Campbell
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Animal cloning for preservation and resurrection of endangered species
  Ryszard Słomski
Poznań, Poland
Restoration of endangered and extinct animals
  Alexander M. Dzieduszycki
Warsaw, Poland
Endangered species protection in Poland of the old times
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
  Wanda Olech
Warsaw, Poland
The genetic variability within Bison bonasus species 90 years after bottleneck
  Tadeusz Jezierski
Jastrzębiec, Poland
History of Konik polski horse
18:30 Get together
May 18, 2010
10:00-13.00 Session II
Chairmen: Eric H. Harley,
Pasqualino Loi
  Eric H. Harley
Cape Town, South Africa
The restoration of the quagga; 24 years of selective breeding.
  Pasqualino Loi
Teramo, Italy
Somatic cells nuclear transfer in wild animals: a realistic view and some ideas
  Alexei Tikhonov
Sankt Petersburg, Russia
The Late Pleistocene faunas of Siberia and Patagonia as a source of the best preserved ancient DNA materials are the first candidates for the restoration of the extinct species of mammals
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
  Andrzej Kędziora
Poznań, Poland
Biodiversity of agricultural landscape
  Jacek A. Modliński
Jastrzębiec, Poland
Interspecies or intergeneric mammalian somatic cloning: can it really safeguard the endangered species and resurrect extinct animals?
13:00-14:00 Ongoing projects
Alexei Tikhonov, Andrzej G. Kruszewicz
  Zhi Jiang
Shenzhen, China
The sequence and de novo assembly of the giant panda genome
  Zhi Jiang
Shenzhen, China
From the genome of giant panda to three extreme-environment animals
  Andrzej G. Kruszewicz
Warsaw, Poland
Zoological gardens – role in species protection
  Andrzej Krzywiński
Kadzidłowo, Poland
The development of new method of reintroduction “born to be free” and its use for protection of endangered species on the example of grouses and lynx
  Beata Prusak
Jastrzębiec, Poland
Polish population of Emys orbicularis – genetic variability and implications for the species protection
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-18.00 Session III
Chairmen: Cis van Vuure, Zdzisław Smorąg
  Enrico Cappellini
Copenhagen, Denmark
Genome sequencing of extinct organisms – practicalities, problems and prospects
  Volodymyr Ladyka
Sumy, Ukraine
Improvement of Ukrainian Braunvieh cattle using Brown Swiss
  Zdzisław Smorąg
Cracow/Balice, Poland
Application of reproduction biotechnology in maintaining of animal biodiversity
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
  Cis van Vuure
Wageningen, The Netherlands
The aurochs (Bos primigenius): its morphology and ecology
  Hieronim Frąckowiak
Poznań, Poland
Phylogenetic tree of Bovinae including the aurochs
18:30 Dinner
May 19, 2010
10:00-11:30 Session IV
Chairmen: Claude Guintard, Andrzej Kędziora
  Claude Guintard
Nantes, France
Preliminary results on gastrointestinal parasitism in five herds of Heck cattle in France: reflections on extensivity and rusticity, what about the first step of the domestication and the extinction of Bos primigenius?
  Ryszard Słomski
Poznań, Poland
Analysis of genomic and mitochondrial DNA of aurochs
  Claude Guintard, Daniel Josten
Nantes, France, Antwerpen, Belgium
Managing landscape by grazing with Heck cattle in Belgium, Netherlands, Letvia and Great Britain
  Jean-Pierre Mangin
Auroch’s Head – first Romanian postage stamp issued in 1858
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:00 Ongoing projects
Jacek A. Modliński, Jan Śmiełowski
  Julia Dvorska
Sumy, Ukraine
New tool to increase reproduction in cows
  Wioletta Sawicka-Zugaj
Lublin, Poland
Whitebacked – Polish native cattle breed
  Krzysztof Andres
Cracow, Poland
Restoration of Polish native crested chickens – preliminary attempts
  Małgorzata Gumułka
Cracow, Poland
Preliminary studies on semen quality of zatorska ganders from preserved genetic resources of Poland
  Jan Śmiełowski
Poznań, Poland
Management of populations of threatened animal species – can breeding activities save endangered species from extinction
13:00 Closing of conference
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Address for correspondence

Address for correspondence

Professor Ryszard Slomski
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Poznan University of Life Sciences
Dojazd 11, 60-632 Poznań
tel. +48 61 8487202, fax +48 61 8487211