Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) recently recognized PhD student Courtney Millar as an emerging leader at its Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston. Millar was part of the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science poster competition, which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators to ASN’s abstract categories, according to the Nutrition […]

Meet graduate student Dominique Martin

  Dominique Martin is serious about horses, having owned one since the age of twelve. She plans a career in research, with her ultimate goal involving equine research. Martin is a mentor for the Department of Animal Science, training undergraduates in laboratory techniques and cell culture. She contributed to this blog as a recipient of […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

Meet graduate student Taoran Wang

Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. student Taoran Wang appreciates the research freedom associated with graduate work. Her current project concentrates on the development of edible nanoparticles to deliver poorly-absorbed nutrients through food fortification. Wang’s career goals include a West Coast faculty position and continued research in the field of food science nanotechnology. She’s excited about the possibility […]