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Dr. Tom Porter and Dr. Hsiao-Ching Liu at North Carolina State University have been awarded a five hundred thousand dollar grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for their grant...
The Alumni Association of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources selected Latisha Judd, Ph.D. graduate student working in the laboratory of Dr. Rick Kohn, as both the 2018 Outstanding...
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...
Drs. Kohn, Sunny, & Song
Drs. Rick Kohn, Nishanth Sunny, and John Song received a grant from USDA-NIFA for $493,000 in the AFRI Foundational Animal Nutrition, Growth and Lactation section titled, "Understanding Mechanisms of...
Dr. Kohn in his Lab
Drs. Rick Kohn, Fernando Escribano (Spain) and others received a grant from the World Bank for almost $400,000 titled "Innovative Research and Development for Use of Typha (Cattails) for Animal Feed...
Dr. Bhanu Telugu Awarded a $500K grant from National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Dr. Bhanu Telugu has been awarded a five hundred thousand dollar grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for his grant proposal titled " Genome Editing To Create Germ Cell Deficient...
Debabrata Biswas
Dr. Debabrata Biswas has been awarded $100,000 by NIFA for his proposal entitled, “ Competitive exclusion of Campylobacter colonization in poultry by overexpression of linoleate isomerase gene in...
Dr. Nathaniel Tablante teaches participants about First Aid for poultry.
123 people from Maryland and surrounding states attended the Mid Atlantic Small Flock Expo, held February 10, 2018 at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, Maryland. Extension faculty and...
Horse Industry Day Special Recognition Award
The Equine Studies Program was honored with a Special Recognition Award from the Maryland Horse Breeders Association on January 30 at the Maryland Horse Industry Day in Annapolis. Many legislators,...
Daniel Castranov (’03) former MS graduate student in Dr. Woods laboratory is an aquatic research specialist who uses cameras and microscopes to view the living cells and tissues of zebrafish. The...
Dr. Iqbal Hamza of the University of Maryland has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS...
Dr. Nick Zimmermann , retired Associate Professor and Poultry Specialist, passed away on September 29 after many years battling a brain tumor. Dr. Zimmermann earned his B.S. in 1972 and MS.in 1975...
Dr. Byung-Eun Kim has been awarded a $1.39 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH (NIDDK/NIH) for his R01 grant proposal entitled, “Systemic Copper Homeostasis Regulation in Mammals.”
The Annual Faculty/Staff Cookoff was held on September 14 in the concourse and had 19 cooks pitted against each other for the prize ribbons and the four trophies for Best of Dairy, Pork, Poultry, and Beef – new this year.
Dr. Tom Porter has been awarded a five hundred thousand dollar grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for his grant proposal titled "Mitigation of heat stress in broiler chickens through early-life thermal conditioning."
Faculty and staff are answering the call to compete in the 2017 Cookoff with their very best dessert, main, and side dishes. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to come taste the entries...
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.”

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