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Department of Animal Sciences


Department Roundup: March April 2015

Welcome to the Department of Animal Sciences newsletter.

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  1. People are coming and going in the department...keep up to date.

  2. Don't miss the Buckeye Bonanza coming up soon! Read about this event and other activities in various press articles, including the meat judging team competition at a local prison, the Ohio Spring Dairy Expo, Ohio State's connection to breast milk research making national headlines, and capstone

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    Browse news articles on the Department of Animal Sciences web site about Dr. Don Palmquist, the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, the Department of Animal Sciences Evening of Excellence recognition program (including Animal Science Hall of Fame and Dairy Science Hall of Service inductions),

  4. Read about Dr. Tom Turner and the Buckeye Dairy News. We remember Dr. Gene Isler and Dr. John (Jack) Judy.

  5. USDA NIFA is making it easier to follow happenings in its animal programs. Visit to see all the Programs related to animals under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

  6. Denton BL, Diese LE, Firkins JL, Hackmann TJ. 2015. Accumulation of reserve carbohydrate by rumen protozoa and bacteria in competition for glucose. Appl Environ Microbiol 81(5):1823-9.

  7. The Buckeye Dairy Club recently elected new officers for the 2015-2016 academic year.


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

  9. 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