2017 ANS Graduate Research Forum
This year was the twelfth year of the Graduate Research Forum. This year's Committee was composed of Matheus Capelari, Ashley Melnicki, and Ariadna Ochoa-Bernal. Dr. Chen Chen was the faculty advisor. Barb Sweeney, Graduate Student Coordinator, helped to coordinate the forum. Drs. Steve Bursian, Jason Knott, and Ming Yuan Yang served as judges. Eight posters were presented and seventeen oral presentations were given. The event was sponsored by the MSU Council of Graduate Students and Department of Animal Science.
Dr. Ron Hendrick, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, presented the awards.
New Graduate Student Award: Marin Western
MS Award: Ashley Melnick
PhD Award - 1st: Kaitlin Wurtz
PhD Award - 2nd: Rachel Martin
PhD Award - 3rd: Rodrigo de Souza (not pictured)
ASGRF 2017 Committee and Administrators: (l to r) Matheus Capelari; Kelly Millenbah, Associate Dean and Director for Academic and Student Affairs; Ron Hendrick, Dean of CANR; Janice Swanson, Chair of Department of Animal Science; Chen Chen, Advisor; Ashley Melnick; Ariadna Ochoa-Bernal.
Barb Sweeney, Graduate Student Coordinator.
ASGRF 2017 participants.