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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.

Lena Menefee-Cook
Student Services Coordinator II
Student Services
(515) 294-3161
Jessica Menke
Agriculture Manager
Hamilton Poultry Teaching & Research Farm
Meaghan Meyer
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck
Poultry Nutrition
207 Kildee Hall
712-210-6533
Kayla Miller
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Nick Gabler
Animal Nutrition
207 Kildee Hall
Jeffrey Mitchell
Program Specialist II
Meat Laboratory
150 Meat Lab
515-294-4261
Grace Moeller
Graduate Assistant - Research , Dr. Ken Stalder
Animal Science
227 Kildee Hall
515-294-2712
Dan Morrical
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Sheep Nutrition
Cheryl Morris
Associate Professor
Comparative Nutrition
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Food Science
Steven Niebuhr
Laboratory Technician III
Meat Science
215 Meat Lab
515-294-4663
Mitch Nisley
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Nick Gabler
Animal Science
319-423-4320
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Ruminant Nutrition
Brian Nonnecke
Professor
Microbiology
1920 Dayton Rd, Bldg 24, P.O. Box 70
515-337-7311
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Aileen Keating
Animal Science
2359 Kildee Hall
Russell Nugent
Assistant Professor
Animal Science
S. Olsen
Associate Teaching Professor, Meat Judging Team Coach
Meat Science Lecturer
215E Meat Lab
515-294-7235
Julie Opgenorth
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Physiology
337F Kildee Hall
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Poultry Extension
Greg Palas
Manager Programs
Dairy Records Management Systems
4F Kildee Hall
515-207-7926
Program Specialist II
Dairy Records Management Systems
515-207-7957
Research Scientist II
Animal Breeding & Genetics
651-636-0017
John Patience
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Applied Swine Nutrition, Energy Metabolism, Fiber and Fat Utilization and metabolism
515-509-7692
Jill Paxton
Lecturer
Equine Management
115 Kildee Hall
2942160
Assistant Teaching Professor
Equine
109F Kildee Hall
515-294-8289
Senior Manager Agriculture
Dairy Farm Manager
Michael Persia
Assistant Professor of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition, Poultry
175 W. Campus Dr.
540-231-8339
Lindsay Peters
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Anna Johnson
Animal Physiology
Assistant Professor
Biotechnology
Greer Potadle
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Howard Tyler
Research
Amy Powell
Extension Program Specialist III
4-H Livestock Specialist
119D Kildee Hall
515-294-3441
Kelsey Powell
Academic Advisor II
Academic Advising
119H Kildee Hall
515-294-2293
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Mark Rasmussen
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Animal Physiology
Dr. Jim Reecy
Professor, Associate Vice President for Research
Beef Cattle Genetics/Genomics, Bioinformatics
2810 Beardshear
515-294-6344
Affiliate Professor
Animal Physiology
Kristen Reno
Agriculture Specialist I
Equine Operations, Horse Barn
1050 N University Blvd
Beth Reynolds
Education Extension Specialist II
Iowa Beef Center
515-294-9881
Emma Rients
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Stephanie Hansen
Ruminant Nutrition
333 Kildee Hall
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Aileen Keating
Animal Genetics
2355 Kildee Hall
515-552-2562
Crystal Roach
Graduate Assistant - Research , Dr. Aileen Keating
Animal Science
Sonia Rodriguez Jimenez
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Science
337 Kildee Hall
An S. - Ps Temporary Employee
Kildee $ 806 Stange Rd
Jason Ross
Professor, Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center, Lloyd Anderson Endowed Professor in Physiology
Animal Physiology
2356E Kildee Hall
515-294-8647
Rose Mary Ross
Graduate Student Services Specialist
Graduate Student Services Specialist
201C Kildee Hall
515-294-5727
Missey Roths
Research Scientist I
Animal Physiology
2356 Kildee Hall
515-294-1427
Richard Roths
Program Specialist I
Meat Laboratory
186 Meat Lab
515-294-2160
Dr. Max F Rothschild
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Large Animals, Companion Species
Gene Rouse
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Josh Selsby
Animal Physiology
515-294-7697

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