Animal Nutrition Emphasis Group

Louis E. Armentano, Professor of Dairy Science; Ph.D., 1982. Ruminant nutritional physiology and the role of ruminants in using by-products derived from processing plants for human use.

Alan D. Attie, Professor of Biochemistry; Ph.D., 1980. Cell biology of lipoprotein assembly; genetics of obesity and diabetes.

David K. Combs, Professor of Dairy Science; Ph.D., 1985. Ruminal digestion and metabolism of forages by dairy cattle; food intake regulation in ruminants.

Mark E. Cook, Professor of Animal Sciences; Ph.D. 1982. Immune regulation of nutrient metabolism and physiological processes in development, disease, and growth.

Thomas D. Crenshaw, Professor of Animal Science; Ph.D., 1980. Skeletal tissue growth and assessment; statistical approaches to establishment of mineral and amino acid requirements; swine nutrition.

Laura Hernandez,Assistant Professor of Dairy Science; PhD 2008. Role of serotonin synthesized in the mammary gland and how it affects mammary gland development and lactation physiology.

William H. Karasov, Professor of Wildlife Ecology; Ph.D., 1981. Intestinal absorption; effects of plant toxins; nutritional ecology of wild vertebrates.

Jess Reed, Professor of Animal Sciences; Ph.D. 1983. Flavonoids and other phytochemicals in animal and human health and nutrition.

Daniel Schaefer, Professor of Animal Sciences; Ph.D., 1979. Dietary antioxidant effects on meat quality.

Heather White, Assistant Professor of Dairy Science; PhD 2010. Regulation of glucose, energy and lipid metabolism to improve feeding strategies, manipulation of metabolic capacity and efficiency, and development of intervention and treatment strategies of metabolic disorders.

Eric Yen, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Ph.D. 2000. Intestine, assimilation of dietary fat, and energy balance.