College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Cosmos Scholars Grant

Serajus Salaheen, Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Biswas’ lab was awarded a Cosmos Scholars Grant in the amount of $3,000 for his research proposal entitled “Natural phenolic antimicrobials from berry byproducts replacing synthetic antibiotics in farm animal production.”
This project will focus on the effect of natural phenolic antimicrobials on gut microbial composition of host. Findings from this research will provide significant insights on the role of phenolics-modulated microbial communities on host health. Serajus received his Bachelor of Science and his Masters of Science both in Microbiology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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