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Graduate Research Faculty

Meet our graduate research faculty! Areas of research emphases include various aspects of animal physiology (ruminant and monogastric nutrition, reproduction, stress, and obesity) and health and well-being (immunology, genomics, microbiology, pre-harvest food safety, and behavior) with an emphasis on agriculturally important species.  

If you are a prospective graduate student, please review this list of our graduate research faculty for determining if any are engaged in research that is of interest to you. Assuming that several may be, please feel free to contact each individual directly to determine 1) if they are available to serve as your graduate mentor and 2) if they have any opportunities for part-time employment or know of other types of financial assistance that may be available as you pursue your graduate studies.   

Please note that every effort should be made to contact and “get to know” our individual graduate research faculty for eventual selection of a graduate mentor. Doing so is of utmost importance for success in any graduate program. Any/all among our graduate research faculty would be able to provide you with the much-needed assistance/guidance should you submit an application or enroll after acceptance into one of our graduate programs.

Professor | Graduate Program Director

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology

Professional Area: Animal Health & Well Being

Professional Area: Nutritional Physiology | Reproductive Physiology

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology | Beef Cattle

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology | Genomics

Professional Area: Nutritional Physiology | Dairy

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being

Professor and Director of UTIA Genomics Center

Professional Area: Genomics

Adjunct Associate Professor | CVM

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being | Reproductive Physiology

Professional Area: Nutritional Physiology

Professional Area: Nutritional Physiology

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being

Adjunct Associate Professor | CVM

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology

Adjunct Associate Professor | CVM

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology

Professional Area: Animal Health and Well Being | Dairy

Professional Area: Nutritional Physiology | Equine

Associate Professor| Undergraduate Director

Professional Area: Animal Health & Well Being

Professional Area: Reproductive Physiology