Graduate Student

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.

Megan Abeyta
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Physiology
337F Kildee Hall
515-291-2797
Justin Anast
Graduate Assistant, Teaching, Dr. Stephen Schmitz-Esser
Microbiology
351 Bessey Hall
515-294-1741
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Stephan Schmitz-Esser
Microbiology
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Spenser Becker
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. John Patience
Swine Nutrition
217 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Aubree Beenken
Graduate Assistant
Animal Science
806 Stange Road, 333 Kildee
Graduate Assistant, Brian Kerr and Ken Stalder
Animal Science
227 Kildee Hall
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Curt Youngs
Sheep Farm Manager
Graduate Assistant - Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 506 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Jian Cheng
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Jack Dekkers
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Josue Chinchilla Vargas
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Max F Rothschild
Animal Science
2262 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant - Teaching / Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Michael Cropp
Extension Program Specialist II, Graduate Assistant, Research
Meat Science Extension
2268 Kildee Hall
515-294-9265
Carson De Mille
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Nicholas Gabler
Nutritional Physiology, Feed Efficiency
207 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Terry Houser
Meat Science
Sarah Elefson
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Laura Greiner
Animal Nutrition
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck
Poultry Nutrition
207 Kildee Hall
319-576-1921
Krysten Craft
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck
Poultry Nutrition
213 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Brady Goetz
Graduate Assistant - Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Aileen Keating
Toxicology
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Chloe Hagen
Graduate Assistant, Research
Swine Nutrition
201 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Katie Heiderscheit
Graduate Assistant - Teaching
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
217-473-5743
Emma Helm
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Nicholas Gabler
Animal Science
207 Kildee Hall
540-589-9609
Derek Henningsen
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Ken Stalder
Swine Teaching Farm Manager
Dalton Humphrey
Graduate Assistant
Swine
806 Stange Road, 207 Kildee Hall
Graduate Assistant, Research
Veterinary Medicine
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Abigail Jantzi
Graduate Assistant
Animal Science
806 Stange Road
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Terry Houser
Meat Science
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Logan Johnson
Graduate Assistant
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Nicholas Gabler
Animal Science
207 Kildee Hall
Nicole Kibler
Graduate Assistant
Meat Science
806 Stange Rd, 214 Meat Grad Office
Zoe Kiefer
Research Associate II, Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Jason Ross
Animal Physiology
2356 Kildee Hall
515-294-1427
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Josh Selsby
Animal Physiology and Reproduction
2102 Molecular Bio
515-294-7697
Kayla Lucas
Graduate Assistant
Animal Science
806 Stange Road,
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Terry Houser
Meat Science
Johana Mayorga
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Physiology
337 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Bailey McGuire
Graduate Assistant - Research
Toxicology
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-3396
Elizabeth Messersmith
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Stephanie Hansen
Ruminant Nutrition
333 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Meaghan Meyer
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Elizabeth Bobeck
Poultry Nutrition
207 Kildee Hall
712-210-6533
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Nick Gabler
Animal Nutrition
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Grace Moeller
Graduate Assistant - Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Matt O'Neil
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Donald C Beitz
Research
337C Kildee Hall
701-371-6574
Graduate Assistant, Dr. Ranga Appuhamy Jayasooriya
Animal Science
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Julie Opgenorth
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Physiology
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Leticia Pereira-Sanglard
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Nick Serao
Swine Genetics
229 Kildee Hall
919-523-2807
Amy Petry
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. John Patience
Applied Swine Nutrition, Energy Metabolism, Fiber and Fat Utilization and metabolism
515-294-2160
Greer Potadle
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Howard Tyler
Research
515-294-2160
Emma Rients
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Stephanie Hansen
Ruminant Nutrition
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Graduate Assistant, Research, Dr. Josh Selsby
Animal Genetics
2437 Molecular Bio
515-294-2160
Crystal Roach
Graduate Assistant - Research
Animal Science
1221 Kildee, 806 Stange Rd.
515-294-2160

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