Staff

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.

Milker
Dairy Farm
52470 260th St
David Bruene
Senior Manager Agriculture
Beef Farms Manager
515-509-9601
Justin Chapman
Student Services Specialist I
Animal Science
119B Kildee, 806 Stange Rd
515-294-7910
Kay Christiansen
Laboratory Technician II
Microbiology Undergraduate Teaching Program
110 Science I
515-294-6381
Agricultural Specialist II
Dairy Farm
Susan Cramer
Academic Advisor I
Microbiology
2237 Osborn Drive
515-294-1722
Garland Dahlke
Assistant Scientist III
Iowa Beef Center
313C Kildee Hall
515-294-9910
Sandamali Dassanayake
Assistant Scientist I
Nutrition
Ben Drescher
Livestock Farms Director
Livestock Farm Management
44B Kildee Hall
515-291-4725
Agricultural Specialist II
Poultry Teaching Farm
3840 520th Ave
Jordan Eggman
Supt Ag Res Station I
Hansen Ag Student Learning Center
2508 Mortensen Rd
Katie England
Program Specialist I
Dairy Records Management Systems
4 Kildee Hall
515-207-7934
Trey Faaborg
Agricultural Specialist II
Swine Nutrition Farm
1127 XL Ave
515-292-3747
Agricultural Specialist I
Dairy Farm
Ahlea Forster
Research Scientist I
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Research Scientist I, Graduate Assistant, Dr. Lance Baumgard
Animal Science
Sachiko Funaba
Microbiology Undergraduate Program Assistant
Microbiology
207 Science Hall
515-294-1630
Agricultural Specialist I
Dairy Farm
Jordan Harding
Supt Ag Res Station II
Ruminant Nutrition Farm Manager
Mark Hawley
System Support Specialist III
Information Technology
122 Kildee Hall
515-294-5149
Mary H Healey
Program Assistant II - Dairy Farm Data and Activities Coordinator
Dairy Farm
225 Kildee Hall
515-296-4219
Tim Hicks
Agricultural Specialist I
Animal Science Farms
Michelle Hiscocks
Communications Specialist II
Department of Animal Science
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-5517
Mike J Holtzbauer
Manager of the Meat Lab
Meat Science
194B Meat Lab
515-294-5321
Agricultural Specialist I
Ruminant Nutrition
34D5 N Dakota
712-330-1485
Sherry Hoyer
Communications Specialist III
Iowa Pork Industry Center, Iowa Beef Center
109 Kildee Hall
515-294-4496
Zhiliang Hu
Associate Scientist
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Maro Ibarburu-Blanc
Associate Scientist
Egg Industry Center
1202 NSRIC
515-294-8132
Colin Johnson
Extension Program Specialist III
Iowa Pork Industry Center
3971 85th St.
515-291-9287
Michael Kaiser
Research Associate
Animal Breeding and Genetics
2255 Kildee Hall
O: 515-294-4352 C: 515-290-0352
Zoe Kiefer
Research Scientist I
Animal Physiology
2361 Kildee Hall
515-294-5540
Valerie King
Communications Specialist I
Dairy Records Management Systems
4 Kildee Hall
515-207-7941
Annika Koppes
Education Extension Specialist I
Iowa Pork Industry Center
109J Kildee Hall
515-294-8963
Melissa Kosht
Agricultural Specialist II
Dairy Farm
52470 260th St.
515-296-4217
Samantha Lei
Research Associate II
Nutrition
337D Kildee Hall
515-294-0604
Matt Logsdon
Accountant II
Administration
45B Kildee Hall
515-294-5908
Administrative Specialist II
Administrative Specialist II
1221 Kildee Hall
515-294-2160
Stacie A Gould
Extension Program Specialist
Iowa Pork Industry Center
109D Kildee Hall
515-294-7646
Mary Sue Mayes
Assistant Scientist I
Animal Breeding and Genetics
2273 Kildee Hall
515-294-1568
Jessica Menke
Poultry Farm Manager
Poultry Farm
Jeffrey Mitchell
Program Coordinator I
Meat Science
150 Meat Lab
515-294-4261
Mike Moore
Accountant II
Finance
1221F Kildee Hall
515-294-4524
Steven Niebuhr
Laboratory Technician III
Meat Science
215 Meat Lab
515-294-4663
Greg Palas
Program Coordinator III
Dairy Records Management Systems
4F Kildee Hall
515-207-7926
Program Specialist II
Dairy Records Management Systems
515-207-7957
Assistant Scientist II
Animal Science
1494 2nd St. SW
651-636-0017
Amy Powell
Extension Program Specialist III
4-H Livestock Specialist
119D Kildee Hall
515-294-3441
Kelsey Powell
Academic Advisor I
Teaching
119H Kildee Hall
515-294-2293
Kristen Reno
Equine Operations Assistant
Horse Barn
1050 N University Blvd
Beth Reynolds
Extension Program Specialist II
Iowa Beef Center
313 B Kildee
515-294-9881

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