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  1. 2024 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award Recipients Announced

    Feb 20, 2024

    23 seniors have been recognized with the most prestigious undergraduate award at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), with three hailing from the Department of Animal Sciences. The Distinguished Senior Award honors top graduating seniors on the Ohio State Columbus campus who exemplify the CFAES mission in areas such as academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence and leadership.

  2. Dairy Judging Team (L to R): Coach Bonnie Ayars, Cole Pond, Lindsay Davis, Rachel Sherman, Grant DeBruin, Brady McCumons

    Animal Sciences students earn 5th High Team honors at Fort Worth Stock Show Dairy Judging Competition

    Feb 9, 2024

    Fort Worth, TX- The Dairy Judging Team at the Ohio State University kicked off the 2024 season at the Fort Worth Stock Show (FWSS). Students Lindsay Davis, Rachel Sherman, Grant Debruin, and Brady McCumons – all Animal Sciences students – left FWSS as the 5th High Team in the collegiate competition.

  3. Introductory Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Process (HACCP) course draws industry processors statewide

    Introductory Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Process (HACCP) course draws industry processors statewide

    Feb 6, 2024

    19 meat and poultry processors participated in the Introductory Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Process (HACCP) course on January 25 & 26, 2024.  Allyssa Hedges, Training Development Analyst with Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Meat Inspection, and Paul Daniels, retired from USDA FSIS meat inspection, helped facilitate the HACCP workshops alongside coordinator and Animal Sciences faculty, Dr. Lynn Knipe. 

  4. Dr. Hui Yu joins the Department of Animal Sciences

    Feb 5, 2024

    Dr. Hui Yu joined the Department of Anima Sciences in January 2024 as the Assistant Professor of Animal Genetics. Dr. Yu joins the department following her postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan, focusing her research on obesity, diabetes and metabolism in adipose tissue and central nervous system. Hui will teach Animal Genetics in the fall of 2024 and continues her research using well-controlled biochemical, molecular, cellular and genetic experimental approaches to better understand disorders in both animals and humans.

     

  5. Dr. Grazyne Tresoldi

    Dr. Grazyne Tresoldi joins the Department of Animal Sciences

    Feb 5, 2024

    Dr. Grazyne Tresoldi joined the Department of Animal Sciences in December 2023. She joins us from the University of California, Davis with years of experience researching heat stress in dairy cattle and developing solutions to to optimize cow cooling considering more sustainable, less water-demanding strategies.

  6. Sheriden Schuerman joins the department as student office assistant on the Columbus campus

    Feb 5, 2024

    Please welcome Sheriden Schuerman to the department as our new student office assistant in the Animal Sciences Building on the Columbus campus. Sheriden is a 3rd year, undergraduate student, majoring in Sustainable Plant Systems – Plant Biosciences and minoring in Agriculture Communication and Leadership Studies. Outside of school, she is currently involved in Sigma Alpha where she holds the treasurer position, the Saddle and Sirloin Club where she also holds the treasurer position, and the Crops and Soils Club.

  7. Ohio State breaks ground on Multispecies Animal Learning Center

    Feb 1, 2024

    On January 30, 2024, The Ohio State University broke ground on the $52 million Multispecies Animal Learning Center (MALC), which will advance student learning and workforce development in animal agriculture. 

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will build the state-of-the-art facility at Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory on the Columbus campus.

  8. Dr. Joao Carlos Gomes Neto joins the Department of Animal Sciences

    Dr. Joao Carlos Gomes Neto joins the Department of Animal Sciences

    Jan 24, 2024

    Dr. Joao Carlos Gomes Neto joined the Department of Animal Sciences on January 8th, 2024 as the Assistant Professor of Food Safety and Antimicrobial Resistance. Joao's research centers around foodborne pathogen genomics with epidemiological applications, and identifying novel ecologically proven synbiotic approaches to enhance colonization resistance against foodborne pathogens in swine and poultry.

     

    Please join us in welcoming Dr. Joao Carlos Gomes Neto to the Department of Animal Sciences. 

  9. Dr. Kirby Krogstad

    Dr. Kirby Krogstad joins the Department of Animal Sciences

    Jan 24, 2024

    Dr. Kirby Krogstad joined the Department of Animal Sciences on January 8th, 2024. Kirby received his BS from South Dakota State University in Dairy Production before earning his MS and PhD in Animal Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Michigan State University, respectively. Kirby serves as an assistant professor and will be doing research and extension in dairy nutrition, investigating how nutrition may improve the health, inflammatory status, and efficiency of dairy cattle.

     

  10. Eleven Animal Sciences students share their Buckeye pride in Ireland

    Animal Sciences students share experience from Human-Animal Interactions trip to Ireland

    Jan 17, 2024

    Hands-on learning opportunities are a key component of the student experience at The Ohio State University, and it doesn’t get more hands-on than the study abroad opportunities found in the Department of Animal Sciences within the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences.

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