Michael Loveless, who completed his B.S. in Nutrition with a major in Animal Sciences in 2018, won first place in the Animal Sciences category at the 23rd Annual Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. Loveless, from Springboro, Ohio, presented a poster on his research entitled “PFK-1 Transcript Amounts in the Liver and Skeletal Muscle of Pigeons and Quail Acutely Exposed to High Embryonic Incubation Temperatures.” Dr. Pasha Lyvers-Peffer, associate professor, was the advisor for the research project.
Eighteen Animal Sciences students participated in the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. Assistant Professors Dr. Daniel Clark and Dr. Eric England supervised two additional projects for students outside of Animal Sciences. Over 700 students presented posters over 3 sessions during the event, held on April 3, 2018 at the Ohio Union.