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Dr. Tom Porter and Dr. Laura Ellestad have been awarded a five hundred thousand dollar grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for their grant proposal titled "Mechanisms affecting posthatch growth following embryonic induction of growth hormone in broiler chickens."
A former graduate student in Dr. Joe Soares laboratory, Kathleen (Hughes) Hartman is now a national leader in the field of aquaculture. Dr. Hartman is the Aquaculture Program Leader for USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services and was featured in an article in "Fish Farming News."
Dr. Nishanth E. Sunny has been awarded a $1.86 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases , NIH (NIDDK/NIH) for his R01 grant proposal entitled, “Metabolic Origins of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis.”
The 31st Annual Symposium of the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences was held on May 25, 2017. This was an all day, research focused event that faculty, graduate students, staff, and invited guests participated to celebrate our collective scholarship and the completion of another academic year.
Dr. Bhanu Telugu received the On-Campus Junior Faculty Award from the College of AGNR at the convocation on May 23 in the Riggs Alumni Center.
Ag Day was held on April 29 during the Maryland Day celebration. Congratulations to the Grand Champion, Emily Solis and to Maura McGraw, winner of the Chad Dulin Clark Memorial Herdsmanship Award, and the species champions.
Megan Brown, graduate student in Dr. Keefer’s laboratory, was recently awarded a two year post-doctoral training fellowship by Morris Animal Foundation. Her project entitled “Understanding endocrine...
The Keynote speaker for the 2017 Annual Symposium will be Dr. James Drackley of Department of Animal Sciences, at University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign.
Professor Emeritus Ian Mather has had a new article published in the Journal of Molecular Biology of the Cell and his work is on the front cover. Dr. Mather's article is entitled, “Kinetics of milk...
Maryland's Best has done it again! The University of Maryland bred colt born on the campus farm in 2014 has won his second race at Laurel Park on April 2nd bringing his earnings to $42,604. Although...
This March, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources celebrates Women's History Month by paying tribute to several of our women faculty who are making exceptional strides in their research...
You’ll find it all at the University of Maryland’s one-day open house featuring family-friendly and interactive events. Come explore our world of Fearless Ideas and see all that we do for our...
When antibiotics were first discovered in the early 20th century, it was one of the most revolutionizing technologies for the human medical field. Not only have antibiotics saved millions of human...
ANSC welcomes Dr. Nishanth Sunny , new Assistant Professor who joined the faculty in January from the Department of Medicine at the University of Florida, where he was a Research Assistant Professor...
Eight students from Equine Studies at the University of Maryland have been working tirelessly to prepare and sell the foals that were born at the campus farm this past spring. Fearless Terp, colt by...
Dr. Lisa Taneyhill, as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Gene Drives Research: Recommendations for Responsible Conduct, has co-authored an article in the journal Science.
At the MY Maryland State Fair, presented by Toyota, in Timonium, the Birthing Center offered a great opportunity for fairgoers to ask questions and learn more about agriculture, one of the most...
Each year, the College of Agriculture takes dairy cattle from the Central Maryland Research and Education Center to the Maryland State Fair in Timonium for a milking and educational exhibit.
What did you study at UMD, and when did you graduate? Anna Glenn (McGucken) attended UMD College of AGNR from 2008-2012 and dual-degreed in Animal Science and Agricultural Science and Technology...

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