Department News and Updates! January 29, 2016


  • Joy Mench elected a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association! Congratulations!
  • Aaron Prinz has a new son, Rhett Prinz. Congratulations!


  • Joel Van Eenennaam co-authors of
  • “Age and Growth of Atlantic Sturgeon in the New York Bight” in North American Journal of Fisheries Management
  • Alyssa Benjamin, John O'Brien, Bernie May, & Amanda (Mandi) Finger author “Conservation Genetics of an Urban Desert Fish: the Arroyo Chub” in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society


  • James Moller, James Oltjen, Jerry Johnson, Alison Van Eenennaam, Richard Zinn, Anita Oberbauer, Roberto Sainz, & Dan Sehnert attended the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) meeting in San Diego. Dean Helene Dillard also attended. The Dept/College booth was well-received
  • Alison Van Eenennaam invited speaker at NCBA
  • ANS Cal Aggie Livestock Judging Team did well in Colorado
  • Frank Mitloehner led FAO LEAP+ steering committee in Rome
  • Ermias Kebreab gave an invited presentation at the International Production and Processing Expo (Atlanta, GA) on ‘Environmental impact of specialty feed ingredients used in pig and poultry production’
  • Joy Mench presented at the International Production and Processing Expo (Atlanta, GA)