Department News and Updates! July 6, 2018


  • Congratulations to Tina Horback and her husband Matt Stone who welcomed Emmeleine “Emmie” Jo Stone, born 6 lbs 10 oz on July 1st!


  • Huijun Zhou published “Host Interaction Analysis of PA-N155 and PA-N182 in Chicken Cells Reveals an Essential Role of UBA52 for Replication of H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus.” in Frontiers in Microbiology.
  • Juan Medrano published “Polymorphisms within the prolactin and growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 functional pathways associated with fertility traits in Holstein cows raised in a hot-humid climate” in Tropical Animal Health and Production.


  • Kathryn Jackson was an invited speaker on Academic Integration of STEM at the University of California Education Abroad Annual Conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • Sarah Klopatek presented The Sustainability of U.S. Beef at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, CA.