Department News and Updates! May 13, 2016


  • CONGRATULATIONS!!! To Huaijun Zhou on winning the 2016 Evonik Degussa Award for Achievement in Poultry Science
  • Sarah Adcock received the David Tuber Applied Animal Behavior award from the Animal Behavior Society. Well Done!!


  • Ermias Kebreab & Abbas Ahmadi awarded “Development of ration formulation and enteric methane calculation software for dairy cattle in Vietnam” by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Seunghyung Lee, Silas Hung & Anne Todgham co-author " Effects of feed restriction on the upper temperature tolerance and heat shock response in juvenile green and white sturgeon" in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A
  • Alison Van Eenennaam co-author of “Regulate genome-edited products, not genome editing itself” in Nature Biotechnology
  • Khin Hhine Zar Mon received UC Davis Austin Eugene Lyons Fellowship
  • Jennifer Chen and Cassandra Tucker co-authors of "Sprinkler flow rate affects dairy cattle avoidance of spray to the head, but not overall, in an aversion race" in Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci


  1. Trish Berger, Pablo Ross, Russ Hovey, & Clayton Neumeier hosted the UCD International Scholars Group
  2. Frank Mitloehner presented two talks on greenhouse gases from livestock and on air pollutants from fermented feeds at the “Beef Methane Conference” at the University of Nebraska; his work also picked up on an NPR broadcast
  3. Francine Bradley taught Game Fowl Health Assurance Continuing Education Classes in Tulare, Lodi, & American Canyon
  4. Alison Van Eenennaam presented “The Current and Future Uses of Biotechnology in Animal Agriculture”, Ensminger University Conference, in Honduras