CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum Results

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Forum was held Thursday, February 18. Congratulations to the following animal sciences students who placed first or second in three categories of poster presentations.

ANIMAL HEALTH
1 – Rachael Adams (Advisor: Thomas Wittum). Extended-spectrum cephalosporin, carbapenem, and fluoroquinolone resistant coliform bacteria from two large equine referral hospitals.
2 – John Rowe (Advisor: Prosper Boyaka). Role of intestinal epithelial cells NF-kB in host response to ingestion of low doses of cadmium

ANIMAL NUTRITION
1 – Jared Ashworth (Advisor: Jeff Firkins). Mitigation of Methane in Dairy Cows by Nitrate Feed and Yea-Sacc Supplementation
2 – Rachel Woodfint (Advisor: Kichoon Lee). Identification of Mucin 2 as a Strong Promoter for Gut-Specific Genes

SOCIAL SCIENCE
1 – Sara Adamczak (Advisor: Kimberly Cole). Educational Value of Human-Animal Interactions

For a full list of presenters and links to abstracts, visit the 2016 CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum web pages.