Carlyn Peterson

Carlyn Peterson
  • Animal Biology Graduate Group Student

Major Professor: Frank Mitloehner
Home Department: Animal Science


  • Ph.D. in animal Biology in progress
  • M.S. Animal Biology, UC Davis 2016
  • B.S. animal Science, emphasis in Livestock and Dairy, UC Davis 2012

Research Interests

Nutrition of livestock, mainly dairy cattle, and methods to manage and mitigate their environmental impacts.


Werth, S.J., Peterson, C.B., Schusterman, E.G., Mitloehner, F.M. 2013. Chapter 90: Air: Confined animal facilities and air quality issues. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems. 

Alhaddad, H., Gandolfi, B., Grahn, R. A., Rah, H. C., Peterson, C. B., Maggs, D. J., Good, K. L., Pedersen, N. C., Lyons, L. A. 2013. Genome-wide association and linkage analyses localize a progressive retinal atrophy locus in Persian cats. Mammalian Genome. Manuscript ID MG-OC-14-0020. 

Pollard, R. E., Koehne, A. L., Peterson, C. B., Lyons, L. A., Japanese Bobtail: Vertebral morphology and genetic characterization of an established cat breed. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. JFMS-14-0053.