Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Sheila Jacobi Dr. Sheila Jacobi’s research in swine nutrition has long-term impacts for the swine industry, as well as human nutrition. Her research on gut health in piglets can have similar results for nutritional interventions for babies. More...
Dr. Lyda Garcia Dr. Lyda Garcia’s enthusiasm for education and meat science makes an important contribution to the uniqueness of the Department of Animal Sciences. Through her background in livestock production, meat industry internships, graduate school training and research, and her international work, she seeks to bring monetary and product value to the meat industry, producers, and consumers. More...
Dr. Eric England Dr. Eric England is combining his background in chemistry with his research in meat science to improve meat quality. He is focused on understanding how biochemical mechanisms control the transformation of muscle and the resulting changes in fresh and processed meat quality. More...
Dr. Lisa Bielke Dr. Lisa Bielke’s interest in poultry science began at an early age. Encouraged by support from family and educators, she has focused her research on improving poultry health. More...
Dr. Daniel Clark Dr. Daniel Clark’s interest in meat science has shaped his research interests. His research in meat science and muscle biology will have health impacts for livestock and poultry, as well as economic impacts for producers and consumers. More...