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Interdepartmental Genetics Graduate Program - 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.

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

Christopher Tuggle, Chair and DOGE (Animal Science)
Jeff Essner, Associate Chair (Genetics Development and Cell Biology)
Jeff Trimarchi (GDCB>
Dennis Lavrov (Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology)
Nicole Valenzuela (Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology)
Diane Birt (Food Science and Human Nutrition)

VISIT WEEKEND. February 2014