Jun 4, 2020
The CFAES Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research & Education (CHAIRE) was originally scheduled to hold their Inaugural Research Symposium on Tuesday April 7. During this unprecedented time of holding events in the future, Co-Directors Dr. Kelly George and Dr. Tony Parker and Program Coordinator Brittany Fischer decided it was best to hold the symposium virtually and give all of the hardworking researchers the opportunity to showcase their research this spring.
May 14, 2020
Congratulations to the 2020 graduating Department of Animal Sciences graduate students! A virtual celebration was held on May, 5 2020. Dr. John Foltz, Chair, and Dr. Jim Kinder, Graduate Studies Chair, welcomed faculty, staff, graduate students, and their attending families.
Congratulations to the graduating students and good luck in your future endeavors!,
Whitney Briggs (Image not available)
Advisor: Lisa Bielke
Whitney is currently working as a Research Associate in the Department of Animal Sciences
May 3, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University is pleased to recognize the Animal Sciences undergraduate students who were awarded the American Society of Animal Science 2020 Undergraduate Scholastic Achievement Award.
The criteria for nomination of these students included being enrolled in a four-year curriculum of animal science, rank scholastically among the top 10% of their class (senior, junior, sophomore), and have good moral character with an intent to have a career in the animal sciences.
May 3, 2020
Joonbum Lee, a PH.D. student in Dr. Kichoon Lee’s Functional Genomics Laboratory recently received the 2020 William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research for his lead authored paper entitled "Direct delivery of adenoviral CRISPR/Cas9 vector into quail blastoderms for generation of knockout birds" published in July 2019 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. This journal has an Impact Factor of 9.58 which is excellent for a journal in the biological sciences.
May 3, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences hosted a virtual Student Celebration of Excellence on April 28, 2020 to honor the achievements of undergraduate seniors and graduate students. The email invitation to dress-up and celebrate was sent out to the students, their families, faculty, and staff.
Apr 20, 2020
During the sesquicentennial year (150 years), the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has dedicated the 2020 Celebration of Students Program to Dr. James Kinder. The College wanted to dedicate the program to someone who “has had an unwavering belief in the power of educating our citizenry and planting the seeds for an enlightened tomorrow”. Thank you Dr. Kinder for supporting and believing in the faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Animal Sciences!
Apr 19, 2020
The Department of Animal Sciences had five of the 25 Distinguished Seniors recognized in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. This award is given to those seniors who excel in academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence and leadership. The seniors recognized were:
Mar 5, 2020
Department of Animal Sciences alumni and current graduate students received awards at the 2020 American Society of Animal Sciences (ASAS)-American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Midwest Annual Meeting. The meeting was held March 2-4 in Omaha, NE. Animal Sciences Professor, Dr. Steven Moeller, is serving as President of the ASAS Midwest Section for 2019-2020 and played an important role in the planning and execution of the meeting.
2020 Award Winners
Feb 20, 2020
OARDC/Krauss Dairy Center was recognized by the National Mastitis Council for quality milk production at its January 31st, 2020 Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the NMC 59th Annual Meeting in Orlando. Krauss was recognized as a Gold NDQA (National Dairy Quality Award) Winner. Krauss Dairy was one of only 38 dairy operations recognized at either the Platinum, Gold or Silver level. Farms were nominated by professionals, such as dairy plant field staff, veterinarians, Extension specialists and dairy herd improvement supervisors, who serve the dairy industry.
Feb 11, 2020
PhD student Kaylin Chasser earned the highest score in oral presentations at the Southern Conference on Avian Diseases. The conference is part of The International Poultry Scientific Forum.
Chasser's presentation was titled: "Effect of day of hatch inoculation with Gram-negative bacteria on gastrointestinal inflammation." Dr. Lisa Bielke, assistant professor, supervised the research.