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Interdepartmental Genetics and Genomics M.S./Ph.D.

Damarius F. and Angelica B. are Ph.D. students in genetics working with chickens in Uganda. Part of their research projects through the Sue Lamont Lab in Animal Science is to create chickens that are more disease-resistant and heat-resistant for people in Africa. The US Agency for International Development conducts research into food security through the 'Feed the Future' initiative. Poultry production contributes to family nutrition in many countries. PBS Market to Market report video

Contact: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Linda Wild, Program Coordinator, directly at genetics@iastate.edu. We welcome your inquiries.

Supervisory Committee

Jeff Essner, Chair and DOGE (Genetics Development and Cell Biology)
Thomas Peterson, Associate Chair (Genetics Deveopment and Cell Biology)
Jeff Trimarchi (Genetics, Development and Cell Biology)
Dennis Lavrov (Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology)
Nicole Valenzuela (Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology)
Diane Birt (Food Science and Human Nutrition)

GPSS senator for IG: Sarah Pedersen (smpeders@iastate.edu) 2014-2015 school year.