Department News and Updates! December 20, 2012


  • Welcome: Emma Martinez  new ANS Advising Associate
  • Please review the Food Chain cluster staffing over the last two weeks of December & early January!
  • Frank Mitloehner was on the PCAST committee whose report “Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise” was submitted to President Obama
  • Dec graduation ceremonies: thanks to Ed DePeters & Russ Hovey for attending
  • Sara Place, ABG grad from Frank Mitloehner’s lab accepted an Asst Professor in Sustainable Beef Cattle Systems in the Dept Animal Science at Oklahoma State University


  • Catherine Kemp & Dietmar Kültz author “Controlling Proteome Degradation in Daphnia pulex” in J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol.
  • Elizabeth Maga & Jim Murray coauthor “Dissecting the role of milk components on gut microbiota composition” in Gut Microbes and “31 in vitro survival and pregnancy outcome of zona-free transgenic goat cloned embryos after oviductal transfer to female recipients on day 1 of development” and “284 characterization of goat mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow and adipose tissue” both in Reprod Fertil Dev