Leading Animal Sciences Beyond

the 21st Century

Our mission is to lead and foster scientific discoveries in animal agriculture and biology, inspire original thinking and the art of discovery through innovative education and service, thereby enriching the lives of students, scientists, and society.
peperoni, photo courtesy UWMadisonCALS
sheep and guard donkey at arlington, photo courtesy UWMadisonCALS
CALS day for kids, photo courtesy UWMadisonCALS
Dan Schaefer advising incoming freshman, photo courtesy UWMadisonCALS

Animal Sciences Prospectives in Research (Tuesday 11 am, room 274)

Will return in Spring Semester ... Stay tuned

Previous seminars
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2015 Animal Science Graduate Student Handbook available online ....
Need to know how to get a thesis warrant? What classes to take? Where to sign up for the community car?
Never fear! Kathy Monson and the graduate student committee have all the answers in the 2015 Animal Science Graduate Student Handbook.

Animal Science community remembers Neal First (1930-2014) - Memorial program announced
Neal FirstNeal Lloyd First, PhD, a pioneering scientist in genetics and agriculture,will be remembered at a Memorial on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in the University Club.

Contributions may be made to support graduate student studies at the Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology Program at the University of Wisconsin Foundation

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Recent publications:

Myoglobin and haemoglobin-mediated lipid oxidation in washed muscle: observations on crosslinking, ferryl formation, porphyrin degradation, and haemin loss rate. Lee SK, Tatiyaborworntham N, Grunwald EW, Richards MP. 2015 Food Chem. 167:258-63.

Metabolic Evidence of Diminished Lipid Oxidation in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Whigham LD, Butz DE, Dashti H, Tonelli M, Johnson LK, Cook ME, Porter WP, Eghbalnia HR, Markley JL, Lindheim SR, Schoeller DA, Abbott DH, Assadi-Porter FM. Curr Metabolomics. 2014;2(4):269-278.

Genetic Population Structure of the Blister Beetle, Gnathium minimum: Core and Peripheral Populations. Marschalek DA, Berres ME. J Hered. 2014 Nov-Dec;105(6):784-92.