Department News and Updates! October 23, 2015


  • Tomorrow, HORSE DAY! at Cole Arena
  • Carlyn Peterson receives the Dr. Alexander J. Kutches Memorial Scholarship recognizing outstanding graduate students in dairy nutrition
  • Alison Van Eenennaam quoted in LA times article on pig marketing


  • Jason Weinstein, Scott Taylor & Ed DePeters co-authors of “Whey protein gel composites in the diet of goats increased the omega-3 and omega-6 content of milk fat” in J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr
  • Dietmar Kueltz, Johnathon Li, & Tuan Pham co-authors of “Population-specific renal proteomes of marine and freshwater three-spined sticklebacks” J Proteomics


  • Francine Bradley hosted an Avian Bowl Invitational in Palm Springs with teams attending from Monterey County and others from down the coast to Orange County
  • Jim Murray spoke in Canberra in meetings with Food Standards Australia New Zealand & the Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
  • Frank Mitloehner attended the UN FAO LEAP+ steering committee meeting in Rome
  • Kim Stackhouse, alum, authors “Cows cause Global warming? Incorrect…
  • Alison Van Eenennaam presented two talks in Australia: “A public:private collaboration to evaluate the potential value of genomic information to a vertically-integrated commercial beef cattle enterprise” at the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics Conference in Lorne, VIC, Australia and “Scientific Communication” at CSIRO, Geelong, VIC, Australia