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If you are an undergraduate student exploring your future in animal science, or a graduate student who is looking forward to a promising career in research or advanced placement in industry, the ISU Department of Animal Science brings you some of the best teachers, researchers and mentors a university setting can provide. The department of animal science consists of faculty members from all over the world who have excelled at their specific areas of knowledge. Winning top awards from the American Society of Animal Science, American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, Meat Science Association, Federation of Animal Science Societies or industry-related groups such as the American Feed Industry Association, US Poultry and Egg Association, etc. our faculty work hard to stay at the top of their research and teaching fields. Come learn from them, work alongside them and discover a whole new world.

Elisabeth Lonergan
Professor
Meat Science and Muscle Biology
215A Meat Lab
515-294-9125
Dalton Humphrey
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Laura Greiner
Swine
806 Stange Road, 207 Kildee Hall
Maro Ibarburu-Blanc
Research Scientist IV
Egg Industry Center
1202 NSRIC
515-294-8132
Chelsea Iennarella-Servantez
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Mariana Rossoni-Serao
Veterinary Medicine
1092 Vet Med
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Aileen Keating
Toxicology
Leonora James
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. James Koltes
Animal Breeding & Genetics
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Aileen Keating
Toxicology
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Jason Ross, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Physiology
2361 Kildee Hall
Dr. Anna Johnson
Professor, Artz Chair for Faculty Excellence in Animal Science
Farm Animal Behavior and Welfare
2356F Kildee Hall
515-294-2098
Logan Johnson
Graduate Assistant , Dr. Steven Lonergan
Meat Science
2371 Kildee Hall
Marshall H. Jurgens
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Swine Nutrition
Michael Kaiser
Research Scientist II
Animal Breeding and Genetics
2255 Kildee Hall
O: 515-294-4352 C: 515-290-0352
Kurt Kamrud
Associate Professor
Vaccines
919-367-9273
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Chris Tuggle
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Jack Dekkers
Genetics & Genomics
Dr. Aileen Keating
Professor
Reproductive Physiology, Reproductive Toxicology
2356H Kildee Hall
515-294-3849
Affiliate Professor
Immunobiology
Graduate Assistant - Research/Teaching, Dr. Karl Kerns
Genetics & Genomics
Douglas Kenealy
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Management
Karl Kerns
Assistant Professor
Reproductive Physiology, Male Fertility & Fertilization
515-294-5136
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Animal Science
Zoe Kiefer
Research Scientist I
Animal Physiology
2361 Kildee Hall
515-294-5540
Lee H. Kilmer
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition, Dairy Cattle, DHIA Feed Program
Valerie King
Communications Coordinator II
Dairy Records Management Systems
4 Kildee Hall
515-207-7941
Graduate Assistant - Research/Teaching, Dr. Ranga Appuhamy Jayasooriya
Animal Science
Dawn Koltes
Assistant Professor
Animal Physiology
3101 NSRIC
515-294-5694
James Koltes
Assistant Professor
Dairy Genetics
239A Kildee Hall
515-294-8274
Melissa Kosht
Agricultural Specialist II
Dairy Farm
52470 260th St.
515-296-4217
Postdoc Research Associate
Genetics
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Josh Selsby
Animal Physiology and Reproduction
2102 Molecular Bio
515-294-7697
Sue Lamont
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
2255F Kildee Hall
515-294-4100
Interim Department Chair, Vice President for Extension and Outreach
Extension
515-294-6675
Samantha Lei
Research Technician III
Nutrition
337D Kildee Hall
515-294-0604
Postdoc Research Associate, Dr. Richard Gates
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NSRIC
294-2518
John Lippolis
Assistant Professor
Molecular Biology
1920 Dayton Avenue
(515) 337-7446
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Animal Science
Tyler Loew
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck
Animal Nutrition
Steven Lonergan
Morrill Professor
Meat Science and Muscle Biology
215B Meat Lab
515-294-9126
Dr. Daniel D. Loy
University Professor, Director of Iowa Beef Center
Beef Nutrition
313E Kildee Hall
515-294-1058
Assistant Professor
Microbiology
125 VDC, East Campus
(402) 472-8468
Mindan Lytle
Administrative Specialist II
Administrative Specialist II
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
John Mabry
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Swine
Tapiwanashe Magwaba
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Jack Dekkers, Dr. Susan Lamont
Animal Breeding & Genetics
Affiliate Associate Professor
Dairy Nutrition and Forage Specialist
Jake Manternach
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Terry Houser
Meat Science
Dennis Marple
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Meat Science
Stacie A Gould
Program Specialist II
Iowa Pork Industry Center
109D Kildee Hall
515-294-7646
Mary Sue Mayes
Research Scientist II
Animal Breeding and Genetics
2273 Kildee Hall
515-294-1568
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Stephanie Hansen
Beef Nutrition
Research Administrator I
Animal Physiology
2373 Kildee Hall
515-294-9265

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