Department News and Updates! December 13, 2013


  • Winter Graduation Tomorrow!
  • Frank Mitloehner quoted in “Greenhouse gas: Another reason to connect with consumers” in Dairy Herd Management


  • Russ Hovey, Alma Islas-Trejo & Juan Medrano coauthors of “Sequencing the transcriptome of milk production: milk trumps mammary tissue” in BMC Genomics
  • Josie Trott & Russ Hovey coauthor “Variation in the coding and 3' untranslated regions of the porcine prolactin receptor short form modifies protein expression and function” in Animal Genetics
  • Charmaine Robinson, Jason Abernathy, Huaijun Zhou & Mary Delany coauthor “ Mapping genes to chicken microchromosome 16 and discovery of olfactory and scavenger receptor genes near the major histocompatibility complex” in Journal of Heredity doi:10.1093/jhered/est091


  • Grace Berryhill presents poster at, and receives travel award to attend, the American Institute of Cancer Research meeting in Bethesda MD
  • Deanne Meyer attended FDA Food Safety Modernization Act presentation/public comment forum in Sacramento
  • Francine Bradley was in Louisville for the 4-H  National Poultry and Egg Conference. She judged the National Avian Bowl & helped set up the Production Hens component of the Judging contest.    
  • Frank Mitloehner opening session speaker at the VitaPlus Dairy Summit (~400-500 dairymen in attendance)