Department News and Updates! October 14, 2011


  • CAES College Celebration Friday Oct 14—Animal Science on Display
  • Preview Day, Oct 15


  • Gonzalo Rincon presenting workshop on Nutrigenomics, part of the  International Masters Program on Animal Nutrition, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain, Oct 10-11.
  • Juan Medrano key note presentation on “New sequencing tools in the analysis of complex traits” at Genetic Improvement Symposium, INIA, Madrid, Spain, Oct 14.
  • Alison Van Eenennaam, Joy Mench, Ermias Kebreab presented at ANR’s Sustainable Food Systems Conference


  • Joy Mench & Yeun Lee coauthors of Integration: valuing stakeholder input in setting priorities for socially sustainable egg production.” in Sept Poultry Science
  • Elizabeth Maga submitted an NIH grant focused on lysozyme-rich milk
  • Bernie May submitted grant to University of Washington on sturgeon
  • Richard Zinn coauthor of “Effects of forage level in feedlot finishing diets on carcass characteristics and palatability of Jersey beef.” J Anim Sci Sept 2011
  • Dong Han, Susie Huang, Wei-Fang Wang, Dong-Fang Deng,  & Silas  Hung coauthors of “Starvation reduces the heat shock protein responses in white sturgeon larvae” Env Biology of Fishes Online first article