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.

Shulan Xiao
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Dong Ahn
Animal Science
2271 Kildee Hall
Graduate Assistant - Research, Dr. Josh Selsby
Genetics & Genomics
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Curt Youngs
Professor, ME Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Animal Agriculture
animal reproductive physiology
2356B Kildee Hall
Postdoc Research Associate, Dr. Jack Dekkers
Animal Breeding and Genetics