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Ewa Bachminska

Ewa Bachminska

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2016 to 2019
Research Area(s): Animal welfare, wildlife conservation & animal behavior
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Debbie Cherney
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Dairy management and nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Kristan Reed
Lucia Borlle

Lucia Borlle

Graduate Student
Masters/Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2016 to 2021
Research Area(s): Ovarian cancer using the hen as a model
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Pat Johnson/Dr. Julia Felippe
Leonardo Bringhenti

Leonardo Bringhenti

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2021
Research Area(s): Production medicine focusing on calf health
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Rodrigo Bicalho

Byung Jae (Jason) Cho

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2021
Research Area(s): Nutrient management
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Quirine Ketterings

Moubani Das

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Steroidogenesis
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Vimal Selvaraj
Amanda Davis

Amanda Davis

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2022
Research Area(s):  Sphingolipid metabolism, mechanisms of insulin resistance during the transition from gestation to lactation in dairy cows, and adaptations to nutrient deficit in wild and domestic ruminants
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Joseph W. McFadden 

Preston DeJong

Graduate Student
Masters of Professional Studies Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2020
Area(s) of Focus: Dairy business management, dairy management, animal nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Tom Overton
Michael Dineen

Michael Dineen

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2020
Research Area(s): Evaluation and modification of the CNCPS for Irish dairy cows in pasture-based systems.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Michael Van Amburgh
Ananda Fontoura photo
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2021
Research Area(s): Physiology; lipid metabolism; transition cow metabolism.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Joseph W. McFadden
Laurie Francoeur

Laurie Francoeur

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2022
Research Area(s):  Ovarian follicle development in hens
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Patricia Johnson
Valeria Maria Alanis Gallardo
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2021
Research Area(s):  Epidemiological associations between risk factors and mastitis, Association between training methods with improved milk quality.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Daryl V. Nydam

Geneva Graef

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2024
Research Area(s): Dairy nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Tom Overton
German Granados

German Granados

Graduate Student
Master's Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2020
Research Area(s):   Cattle reproduction, automatic health monitoring systems
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Julio Giordano
Shailesh Gurung

Shailesh Gurung

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2022
Research Area(s): Reprogramming, induced pluripotent and embryonic stem cells
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Vimal Selvaraj

Mohd Azwan Jaafar

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Genetics of crossbred dairy cattle
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Heather Huson
Madeleine Keefe

Madeleine Keefe

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2021
Research Area(s): Biotechnology, Poultry Science.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Xingen Lei
Allison Lawton

Allison (Lawton) Kerwin

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2019
Research Area(s): Transition cow nutrition and health
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Thomas Overton
Nikola Kochendoerfer
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2016 to 2020
Research Area(s): Dairy sheep management and nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Michael Thonney
Paul (Andrew) LaPierre

Paul (Andrew) LaPierre

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2016-2020
Research Area(s): Dairy Nutrition, Nutritional Modeling, Dairy Economics
Graduate Field: Animal Science
Advisor: Dr. Mike Van Amburgh

 
Jinjing Liu

Jinjing Liu

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Immunology, Infection and Immunity, Epidemiology, Genetics and Genomics
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Yung-Fu Chang
 
Andrew Magnusen

Andrew Magnuson

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2016 to 2020
Research Area(s): Nutrition, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Xingen Lei
Magdalena Masello Souza

Magdalena Masello

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2016 to 2020
Research Area(s): Dairy Cattle Reproduction
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Julio Giordano
Molly McGuckin

Molly McGuckin

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2022
Research Area(s):  Metabolic regulation
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Yves Boisclair
Asha Miles

Asha Miles

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2019
Research Area(s): Genetic and epidemiologic analyses of the relationships among mastitis, mammary microbiota, and milk quality.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Heather Huson
Rodrigo Molano

Rodrigo Molano

Graduate Student
Master's Program
Years of Study: 2014 to 2016
Research Area(s): Nutritional strategies to facilitate the transition to ruminant of dairy calves
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Michael Van Amburgh
William Myers

William Myers

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2021
Research Area(s): Transitional dairy cow metabolism / Anaplerosis in the TCA cycle
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Joseph McFadden
Cassandra Orndorff

Cassandra Orndorff

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2020
Research Area(s): Hormonal regulation of metabolism.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Yves Boisclair

Andres Ortega

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2023
Research Area(s): Feed chemistry and nitrogen metabolism applied to dairy cattle nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Michael Van Amburgh
Chris Posbergh

Christian Posbergh

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2020
Research Area(s): Small Ruminant Genomics & Genetics
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Heather Huson
Jodi Putnam

Jodi (Letham) Putman

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2019
Research Area(s): Determining if sulfur is a limiting nutrient in soybean production with a focus in agronomy, nutrient management, soil health & fertility.
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Quirine Ketterings
 
Antonio Carlos Ramos dos Santos
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2022
Research Area(s): Metabolic regulation during growth and lactation
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Yves Boisclair
Kasey Schalich

Kasey Schalich

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2015 to 2020
Research Area(s): bovine reproductive physiology
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Vimal Selvaraj
Ellen Schilkowsky

Ellen Schilkowsky

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2019
Research Area(s): Dairy Cattle Reproduction
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Julio Giordano
 

Claira Seely

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Epidemiology of subclinical hypocalcemia in early lactation dairy cows
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Jessica McArt
Josiane Do Carma Silva

Josiane do Carmo Silva

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2020
Research Area(s):  Production medicine, epidemiology, and microbiology
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Rodrigo Bicalho
Emily Sitko

Emily Sitko

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2017 to 2021
Research Area(s): Dairy Cattle Reproduction
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Julio Giordano
Tao Sun

Tao Sun

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2022
Research Area(s): Algae Digestion
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Xingen Lei

Ziqiao (Joe) Sun

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Animal nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Xingen Lei
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Forage quality and digestibility, animal nutrition
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Debbie Cherney 
Brianna Tate

Brianna Tate

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2018 to 2022
Research Area(s):  Ex vivo model of transition cow lipid metabolism
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Joseph McFadden

Trent Westhoff

Graduate Student
Masters Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2021
Research Area(s): Colostrum quality and quantity
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Sabine Mann

Xiaojing (Teresa) Yang

Graduate Student
Masters of Professional Studies Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2020
Area(s) of Focus: Animal nutrition, dairy product marketing
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Mike Thonney

Hanxue (Hannah) Zhang

Graduate Student
Doctorate Program
Years of Study: 2019 to 2023
Research Area(s): Ovarian biology
Graduate Field: Animal Science
​Advisor: Dr. Yi Athena Ren
Tiago Zilch

Tiago Zilch

Graduate Student
Master's Program
Years of Study:  2018 to 2020
Research Area(s):  Biotechnology, Vaccinology & Biomolecular Engineering
Advisor:  Dr. Yung-fu Chang