Xingen Lei

Faculty

Animal Science Faculty

Yves Boisclair

Graduate Fields: Animal Science, Nutrition
Areas of Interest: Hormonal regulation of metabolism, growth and development. Study of the leptin and growth hormone - IGF systems at the molecular , cellular and organismal levels.

Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Associate Professor
International Professor of Animal Science

Graduate Fields: Animal Science, Nutrition, Toxicology
Areas of Interest: nutritional toxicology, sustainable animal agriculture

W.R. Butler

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Areas of Interest:  female reproductive physiology and fertility, endocrinology

Debbie Cherney

Debbie Cherney

Debbie Cherney

Associate Professor

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, International Agriculture & Rural Development
Areas of Interest:  Forage utilization and quality, Animal bioethics

Heather Huson

Heather Huson

Heather Huson

Assistant Professor

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Molecular Genetics
Areas of Interest:  Genetic Improvement of Animal Health and Production, Dairy Cattle Management and Genetic Evaluations, Population Structure and Adaptation, Genomic Tool Development, Wildlife and Indigenous Population Conservation, Canine Genetics

Quirine Ketterings

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Horticulture, Soil and crop Sciences
Areas of Interest:  nutrient management for field crops, soil fertility, extension education, on-farm research, agricultural environmental management

Xin Gen Lei

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Genomics
Areas of Interest:  Functional genomics of antioxidant nutrients and enzymes; Developing novel hydrolytic enzymes for nutrition and environmental protection; Biofuel microalgal biomass as a new generation of feed and food; Global biofortification of staple crops to fight against “hidden” hunger

John Parks

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Areas of Interest:  gamete physiology, biochemistry, cryobiology

Alice Pell

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, International Agriculture & Rural Development, Microbiology, Nutrition, Public Affairs
Areas of Interest:  Ruminant nutrition, rumen microbiology, nutritional and environmental modeling

Susan Quirk

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Areas of Interest:  physiology of the ovary and reproductive tract, molecular and cellular biology

Vimal Selvaraj

Vimal Selvaraj

Vimal Selvaraj

Assistant Professor

Graduate Fields:  Animal Science, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Zoology and Wildlife Conservation
Areas of Interest:  Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, Animal Biotechnology