Department News and Updates! March 21, 2013


  • Alex Van Dam received an NSF International Post-doctoral Fellowship to work in Denmark.  Alex is receiving his PhD this Spring in Entomology with Bernie May
  • Preview Day April 6


  • Caitlin Cooper, Lydia Garas-Klobas, Elizabeth Maga & Jim Murray author “Consuming Transgenic Goats’ Milk Containing the Antimicrobial Protein Lysozyme Helps Resolve Diarrhea in Young Pigs” in PLoS ONE doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058409 .
  • Joel Van Eenennaam coauthor of “Stranding of spawning run green sturgeon in the Sacramento River: post-rescue movements and potential population-level effects” in North American Journal of Fisheries Management
  • N Krout-Greenberg & Ed Depeters coauthor “Preliminary study to assess mycotoxin concentrations in whole corn in the California feed supply” in J Dairy Sci. 2013 Feb 22


  • Bob Sainz gave a talk & was a panelist discussing food security in developing countries at the “Feeding Cities” conference held in Philadelphia 
  • Peter Robinson participated in North Valley Dairy Farm Day in Orland
  • Jan Carlson & the goat barn hosted Larry Pitts, past Provost at UCD
  • Kent Parker participated in Ag at the Capitol
  • Anke Schennink hosting Ghent guests; visiting the dairy, swine facility, feedlot, goat barn with presentations by facility managers as well as Jim Oltjen, Frank Mitloehner, Alison Van Eenennaam, Monica Van Klompenberg, Dan Sehnert, Erica Scott