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The ADVS Department provides training toward undergraduate and graduate degrees in animal science through classroom, laboratory, and field experiences.

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Applied Nutrition Research

Applied Nutrition Research

Dr. Abby Benninghoff is seeking an exceptional candidate to pursue pre-doctoral training as an MS or PhD student in her laboratory in the research area of functional foods, the gut microbiome, and cancer prevention.

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Lexie Padilla at the Caine Dairy

Animal Nutrition Research Earns National Recognition


Master’s degree student Lexie Padilla and Assistant Professor Fernanda Batistel in Utah State University’s Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences study the function of the rumen to help livestock producers save money on feed and to improve th...

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