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CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum Results

Feb. 27, 2013

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum yesterday, February 26. Attendees braved cold rain and wind to visit the Agricultural Administration Auditorium where the forum took place from 1:00 to 3:30. Results were presented at 4:00. Good job to all the animal sciences students who participated in a research program and presented their results in poster format. Animal Sciences - Nutrition category (7 projects)

  1. Kelsey Koke, Animal Sciences major (Animal BioSciences, Pre-Vet) from Powell, OH, "Effects of Dietary Yeast Supplementation on Serum IgG(T) Concentrations in Quarter Horse Mares." Project Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Cole. Department of Animal Sciences.
  2. Aaron Pospisil, Biology major, Agribusiness minor (Pre-Vet) from Centerburg, OH, "Calcium and Phosphorus Requirements for Maximized Growth in Modern Market Poults." Project Advisor: Dr. Pasha Lyvers Peffer. Department of Animal Sciences.

  Animal Sciences - Production & Management category (9 projects)

  1. Amy Trabold, Animal Sciences major (Animal BioSciences, Pre-Vet) from Columbus, OH,  "Effects of Melatonin on Stallion Sperm Motility and Viability in Vitro." Project Advisor: Dr. Kimberly Cole. Department of Animal Sciences.
  2. Paula Chen, Animal Sciences major (B.S. in Nutrition) from North Canton, OH, "Expression of Decorin, ki67, Transforming Growth Factor B1, and Its Receptor in Prepubertal Bovine Mammary Tissue." Project Advisor: Dr. Kristy M. Daniels. Department of Animal Sciences.

  For more information, visit: The next event is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2014 (check out the website for further updates: Many of the poster presenters will go on to compete in the Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum on March 28, 2013. ( See you there!