Danika L. Bannasch

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Population Health and Reproduction - School of Veterinary Medicine
Molecular basis of inherited diseases in companion animals; developing polymorphic markers for the canine Y chromosomes to understand the relationship between different dog breeds.
260 CCAH

Peter H. Robinson

  • Extension Specialist, Dairy Cattle Nutritional Management
  • Department of Animal Science
Protein and amino acid nutrition of dairy cows; evaluation and development of methods to predict forage energy content; nutritional strategies to reduce the environmental impact of dairy cows; development and evaluation of predictive whole cow biological models.
2203 Meyer Hall

Andrea Schreier, Ph.D.

  • Associate Adjunct Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
Applying genetic and genomic techniques to answer ecological or evolutionary questions about wild populations, conservation of threatened and endangered species, genetic management of conservation and commercial aquaculture, animal polyploidy.
2235 Meyer Hall


Richard A. Blatchford

  • Associate Poultry Extension Specialist
  • Department of Animal Science
My research focus is on the husbandry, behavior, and welfare of small to large scale poultry production. I am particularly interested in understanding the challenges facing small scale and backyard poultry flocks as well as the impacts of housing systems on poultry health and welfare on large scale facilities. I am also interested in developing on farm assessment tools for producers to monitor the health and welfare of their own flocks.
2121 Meyer Hall

Hao Cheng

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
Development of statistical methods and computational algorithms for quantitative and statistical genetics, including genomic prediction and genome-wide association studies. Development of software tools for whole-genome analyses. Statistical models for –omic data.
2239 Meyer Hall