Applied Animal Biology

Applied Animal Biology offers opportunities for advanced study and research in animal physiology, behaviour, welfare, and management of livestock, aquaculture, and wildlife species.


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Faculty Members in Applied Animal Biology

Name Research Interests
Cerri, Ronaldo Animal and dairy sciences; Animal behaviour; Animal developmental and reproductive biology; Animal physiology; Agricultural Machinery and Technology; Animal Production; Animal Reproduction; Biotechnology and Activity monitors; Dairy cattle reproduction; Endocrine Regulation; Endometrium-conceptus cross communication; Estrous cycle physiology in cattle; Inflammation and stress; Production medicine in dairy cattle
Frommel, Andrea Animal physiology, environmental stress; Sustainable Aquaculture; climate change; Early development in fish; Alternative feeds in aquaculture; Fish physiology
Guan, Leluo Functional Genomics, Animal Microbiome
Protopopova, Alexandra Animal; Community Health / Public Health; rabbit; dog; cat; animal shelter; Animal behaviour; Animal welfare; community initiatives; climate change and pet ownership; cultural differences in human-companion animal relationships; free-ranging dogs; one health
von Keyserlingk, Marina animal welfare,  ethics of animal use,  farm animals, dairy cattle welfare, Animal Welfare Behavior, housing and management and how these contribute to animal health and welfare of dairy cattle
Weary, Daniel Animal and dairy sciences; Animal welfare; Applied animal behaviour; Dairy cattle; Laboratory animals

Student & Alumni Stories in Applied Animal Biology

Erin Ryan

Master of Science in Applied Animal Biology (MSc)

Anna Ratuski

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Animal Biology (PhD)

Sydney Moore

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Animal Biology (PhD)

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