Department News and Updates! December 1, 2011


  • ANS Dairy Goats earn “Superior Genetics” designation by American Dairy Goat Association
  • Congratulations to new father Bjorn Erickson, grad student in Bernie May’s lab
  • HOLIDAY GALA Dec 16!  Join in the festivities—fabulous food, prizes, and entertainment


  • Jerry Johnson attended the Reno Calif. Cattlemen’s Association Convention in Reno
  • Ziggity Systems, Inc & Alpha Inc, Poultry and Livestock Equipment generously donated 8 separate broiler watering systems to the Annie King lab.


  • Andrea Drauch Schreier & Bernie May receive two new grants for white sturgeon conservation: Idaho Power Company & the Spokane Tribe of Indians; additional grant proposal submitted to continue work with Kootenai Tribe
  • Katie Fisch & Bernie May author “Population genetics and conservation implications for the endangered delta smelt in the San Francisco Bay-Delta” in Conservation Genetics 
  • Molly Stephens, Bernie May, Bjorn Erickson received grant for genetic management of rainbow trout from the Kern Community Foundation 
  • Russ Hovey submitted a US-Israel Binational Science Foundation grant