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Dr. Monica VanKlompenberg was awarded the On-campus Professional Track Faculty Excellence Award on Wednesday, May 15th at the 2019 State of the College Awards & Service Recognition Ceremony. Dr...
Dr. Robert Peters received the 2019 Washington D.C. Area Chapter American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) Dr. Vernon G. Pursel Memorial Distinguished Service Award. The award was...
Dr. Porter and colleagues were awarded a fourth grant in the past three years from the USDA-NIFA for their proposal titled "Molecular Basis for Egg Production Rates in Turkey Hens". Meat production...
The Department of Animal Science at the University of Minnesota awarded Dr. Tom Porter with the Golden Alumni Award for Achievement in Academia. The Golden Alumni Award recognizes an alumnus from...
On June 26th 2019, Dr. Richard Erdman will take the role of Vice President of the Board of Directors of the American Dairy Science Association (ASDA). In the following year he will sit as President...
ANSC Professor Sarah Balcom received a $20,000 Excellence in Teaching Fellowship from Course Hero & the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. This program program provides “Genius Grants” to Tenure-Track...
Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 9am-1pm | Valley-Ho Farm, 7800 Picnic Woods Rd, Middletown, MD RSVP for UMD's Second Annual Breakfast on the Farm at Valley-Ho Farm! RSVP HERE TODAY Breakfast on the Farm is...
Dr. Karyn Jourdeuil was awarded a $20,000 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Association of Anatomists for her proposal, "Investigating the role of gap junctions and connexin proteins in chick...
In December, the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences welcomed Dr. Shawna Weimer to the faculty as an Assistant Professor, specializing in Poultry Extension. Dr. Weimer is originally from Iowa...
2019 December ANSC Graduates
The College of Agricultural and Natural Resources ceremony was held on December 19 at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. The University ceremony was held on December 18 at the Xfinity Center...
Dr. Kasey Moyes was awarded a $498,500 grant from USDA Animal Health Program (2018-22) for her proposal, “PlyC: Use of recombinant bacteriophage endolysin as a mastitis therapeutic in lactating dairy...
On June 30,2018 the public was invited to learn about the importance of local agriculture and the journey of food from the farm to the table at the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences’ and...
ANSC graduate student, Chaitra Surugihalli was recognized with one of the Graduate School’s Outstanding Research Assistants Awards (AY 2018-19) at the Graduate School’s Annual Fellowship and Award...
Rini Pek (left) and Chaitra Surugihalli with their posters
On November 13, graduate students, Chaitra Surugihalli from Dr. Sunny’s lab and Rini Pek from Dr. Hamza’s lab, were winners in the poster competition for Bioscience Day 2018 in the Stamp Student...
 Kasey Moyes and David Mangelsdorf
The 2018 Shorb Lecture, co-sponsored by ANSC and NFSC, was given on October 23 by Dr. David Mangelsdorf, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Texas Southwestern...
Drs. Chad Stahl and Bhanu Telugu have been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the NIH for their proposal, “A...
Sixteen cooks faced off to win the coveted Cookoff ribbons this year on September 20. They made all sorts of exceptionally delicious dishes and the competition was fierce, but when the marbles were...
Building Healthy Food Systems
This October 4th, you're invited to the college's major summit focused on issues related to domestic and international food safety and security. We are thrilled to feature Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009...
Ray Stricklin
Dr. W. Ray Stricklin, long time member of the faculty of Animal and Avian Sciences passed away on September 5, 2018. Dr. Stricklin whose research was in Animal Behavior had recently retired from the...

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