Animal Science Faculty Research

Animal Behavior & Welfare • Animal Breeding, Statistical Genetics & Molecular Genetics • Animal Health • Animal Production Systems Management • Exercise Physiology • Functional Genomics & Bioinformatics • Growth Biology & Meat Science • Lactation Biology • Nutrition •Reproductive & Developmental Sciences • Toxicology

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Animal Behavior & Welfare

Jacobs, Jackie - companion animal behavior and welfare

Siegford, Janice - behavioral adaptations to alternative housing in hens and pigs, automated monitoring of behavior

Swanson, Janice  

Additional Resources

Animal Behavior & Welfare Group

Animal Breeding, Statistical Genetics & Molecular Genetics

Coussens, Paul - molecular pathogenesis, immunobiology, functional genomics

Ernst, Cathy - swine and bovine molecular genetics, growth biology, meat science

Gondro, Cedric

Huang, Wen - quantitative genetics, genomics, molecular genetics, bioinformatics

Steibel, Juan - quantitative genetics, statistical genomics, pig breeding

Taxis, Tasia

Templeman, Robert - biometry, livestock genetic evaluation, functional genomics

Animal Health

Bursian, Steve - toxicology, animal health, environment

Coussens, Paul - molecular pathogenesis, immunobiology, functional genomics

Taxis, Tasia

Animal Production Systems Management

Buskirk, Daniel - beef nutrition, nutritional management, growth biology

Rowntree, Jason - grazing systems, livestock carbon footprint, local food value chains

Rozeboom, Dale - swine management and production systems, biosecurity

Rust, Steven - beef nutrition and feedlot management, carcass quality

Weber Nielsen, Miriam - dairy nutrition, endocrinology, mammary physiology

Exercise Physiology

Nielsen, Brian - equine exercise physiology, nutrition, athletic performance

Functional Genomics & Bioinformatics

Cibelli, Jose - cellular reprogramming, nuclear transfer, embryonic stem cells

Ernst, Cathy - swine and bovine molecular genetics, growth biology, meat science

Gondro, Cedric

Huang, Wen - quantitative genetics, genomics, molecular genetics, bioinformatics

Latham, Keith - embryo development

Steibel, Juan - quantitative genetics, statistical genomics, pig breeding

Taxis, Tasia

Tempelman, Robert - biometry, livestock genetic evaluation, functional genomics

Growth Biology & Meat Science

Buskirk, Daniel - beef nutrition, nutritional management, growth biology

Ernst, Cathy - swine and bovine molecular genetics, growth biology, meat science

Gondro, Cedric

Lactation Biology

Lock, Adam - nutritional & digestive physiology, lactation biology

Trottier, Nathalie - swine nutrition, amino acid metabolism, mammary physiology

Weber Nielsen, Miriam - dairy nutrition, endocrinology, mammary physiology

Nutrition

Non-Ruminant Nutrition

Hill, Gretchen - swine nutrition and management, mineral nutrition, animal health

Nielsen, Brian - equine exercise physiology, nutrition, athletic performance

Rozeboom, Dale - swine management and production systems, biosecurity, and business continuity

Trottier, Nathalie - swine nutrition, amino acid metabolism, mammary physiology

Nutritional & Digestive Physiology

Allen, Michael - dairy nutrition, digestive physiology

Lock, Adam - ruminant nutrition, nutritional & digestive physiology, lactation biology

Trottier, Nathalie - swine nutrition, amino acid metabolism, mammary physiology

VandeHaar, Michael - dairy nutrition, endocrinology, mammary physiology

Ruminant Nutrition

Allen, Michael - dairy nutrition, digestive physiology

Beede, David - dairy nutrition and management, nutrient management

Buskirk, Daniel - beef nutrition, nutritional management, growth biology

Lock, Adam - nutritional & digestive physiology, lactation biology

Rust, Steven - beef nutrition and feedlot management, carcass quality

Vandehaar, Michael - dairy nutrition, endocrinology, mammary physiology

Weber Nielsen, Miriam - dairy nutrition, endocrinology, mammary physiology

Zhou, Zheng

Reproductive & Developmental Sciences

Chen, Chen - germ cell and male infertility

Cibelli, Jose - animal cloning and stem cells

Hoffman, Hanne

Ireland, Jim - bovine reproduction, ovarian reserve, superovulation

Knott, Jason - stem cells and embryo development

Latham, Keith - embryo development

Pursley, J. Richard - reproductive management

Sen, Aritro - steroid actions and epigenetics

Veiga-Lopez, Almudena - developmental origins of disease, toxicology

Wang, Yuan - stem cells

Yang, Ming - follicle development

Programs and Related Sites

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program (RDSP)

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Training Program (RDSTP)

Reproductive Management of Dairy Cattle

Advantages of Domestic Species As Dual Purpose Models

Toxicology

Bursian, Steve - toxicology, animal health, environment

Chou, Karen - toxicology, animal health, reproduction

Veiga-Lopez, Almudena - developmental origins of disease, toxicology

Zwiernik, Matt - environmental toxicology

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