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Department of Animal Sciences


Department Roundup: June 2015

Welcome to the Department of Animal Sciences newsletter.

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  1. June is National Dairy Month.

  2. Welcomes and goodbyes.

  3. New additions come to the Williams and Culp families.

  4. The 2015 meats judging team opened its season with its first competition, held in April, placing 5th at the Southeastern contest hosted by The Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky.

  5. An Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare in South Africa study abroad trip wraps up while another begins.

  6. We are once again in the midst of renovations in Animal Science Building over the summer. Read on for some info you need to know.

  7. Another way to submit your news and events.

  8. Read about Ohio Sheep Day and other sheep news, the 4-H dairy judging team in Europe, Dr. Terry Klopfenstein's Scholarship fund, and student scholarship recipients and bloggers.

  9. Ahn J, Shin S, Suh Y, Park JY, Hwang SS, Lee K. Identification of the avian RBP7 gene as a new adipose-specific gene and RBP7 promoter-driven GFP expression in adipose tissue of transgenic quail. PLoS One. 10:e0124768.

  10. A number of places across campus regularly hold training sessions and workshops on teaching, research, grants, writing, etc.

  11. Calendars of upcoming proposal deadlines: Available at any time on the department web site...under About Us tab, then under Employee Resources.


  1. All OSU Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) staff were sent home to tele-commute until further notice.The CCS phone line 614-292-5766 remains available for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to