Create new technologies that promote animal health and production.

This program will expose you to a variety of disciplines including computer science, analytics, biotechnology, and molecular biology. You’ll get to develop devices and applications that harness the power of big data. Your research will help safeguard our global food supply, and ensure the health of humans and animals.

Specialize in one or more of the following areas:

  • Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics
  • Immunophysiology and Behavior
  • Meat Science and Muscle Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition
  • Production and Environmental Management
  • Reproductive Biology

Our graduates secure positions as computational biologists, senior analysts, and informaticians. They work with molecular biology data across species including human, biomedical, or livestock, genes, proteins, drug therapies, DNA services, etc.

Alumni from our program are employed with biotechnology companies including Zoetis Inc, Regeneron, Abbott, Pfizer, and Ancestry.

Student studying an animal on a computer.
Student working in a laboratory on a computer.

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Animal Sciences Faculty

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