2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Animal Science

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Robert Thaler, Interim Department Head
Jeff Clapper, Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Department of Animal Science
Animal Science Complex 103A

The Department of Animal Science offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Animal Science, or the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biological Sciences. An Animal Science Certificate is also offered. Faculty and graduate students are actively involved in basic and/or applied research in the fields of nutrition, reproductive physiology, animal breeding and genetics, meat science, gastrointestinal microbiology and animal production.

The Department is committed to providing graduate students with quality educational and research experiences and preparing them to meet the challenges of a competitive job market upon graduation.

Graduate Faculty

Amanda Blair, Professor
Rebecca C. Bott, Dean and Professor
Jameson Brennan, Assistant Professor
Joseph Cassady, Dean and Professor
Jeffrey A. Clapper, Professor
Kyle Coble, Adjunct
Robert Cushman, Adjunct
Jon De Jong, Adjunct
Jessica Drum, Assistant Professor
Barry Dunn, President and Professor
Kelly Froehlich, Assistant Professor
Richard Funston, Adjunct
Michael Gonda, Professor
Judson Grubbs, Assistant Professor
Kristin Hales-Paxton, Adjunct
John Killefer, Professor
Larry Kuehn, Adjunct
Crystal L. Levesque, Associate Professor
Mike MacNeil, Adjunct
Tara McDaneld, Adjunct
Hector Menendez, Assistant Professor
Ana Baiao Menezes, Assistant Professor
Steven Moeller, Adjunct
Richard Nicolai, Adjunct
Rosemarie Nold, Assistant Department Head and Professor
Kenneth C. Olson, Professor
George A. Perry, Adjunct
Warren Rusche, Assistant Professor
Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor
Zachary Smith, Assistant Professor
Benoit St-Pierre, Associate Professor
Robert C. Thaler, Interim Department Head and Distinguished Professor
Keith R. Underwood, Associate Professor
Zhongde, Wang, Adjunct
Julie A. Walker, Professor
Eric Weaver, Assistant Professor
Cody L. Wright, Professor


Master’s Degrees

Doctoral Degrees


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