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Research Team

A variety of researchers from animal sciences, statistics, veterinary sciences and human nutrition have contributed to NBCEC research projects. Browse the following for their contact information.

 

Dr. Don Beitz
Professor of Animal Science and Biochemistry
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5626

Dr. Keith Bertrand
Department Head and Professor of Animal Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-6259

Dr. Darrh Bullock
Extension Beef Specialist and Professor
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7514

Dr. Leslie ‘Bees’ Butler
Extension Marketing Specialist
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-3681

Dr. Christopher Chase
Professor of Veterinary Science
South Dakota State University
(605) 688-5652

Dr. Denny Crews
Professor of Beef Cattle Breeding and Genetics
Colorado State University
(970) 491-7550

Dr. Mark Enns
Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University
(970)-491-2722

Dr. Rohan Fernando
Professor of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-5348

Dr. Dorian Garrick
Professor of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-2080

Dr. Kathy Hanford
Research Assistant Professor of Statistics
University of Nebraska
(402) 472-7209

Dr. Steve Kachman
Professor of Statistics
University of Nebraska
(402) 472-7302

Dr. Guy Loneragan
Professor of Animal & Food Science
Texas Tech University
(806) 742-2805

Dr. Raluca Mateescu
Assistant Professor of Animal Molecular Genetics
Oklahoma State University
(405) 744.8851

Dr. Ignacy Misztal
Professor of Animal Science
University of Georgia
(706) 542-0951

Dr. Kraig Peel
Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University
(970) 491-6928

Dr. E. John Pollak
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Cornell University
(607) 255-2846

Dr. Jim Reecy
Associate Professor of Animal Science
Iowa State University
(515) 294-9269

Dr. Janeen Salak-Johnson
Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois
(217) 333-0069

Dr. Matthew Spangler
Associate Professor of Animal Science
University of Nebraska
(402) 472-6489

Dr. Richard (JR) Tait
Associate Scientist
Iowa State University
(515) 294-4209

Dr. Rob Tempelman
Professor of Animal Science
Michigan State University
(517) 355-8445

Dr. Mark Thallman
US Meat Animal Research Center
Clay Center, Nebraska
(402) 762-4261

Dr. Milt Thomas
J.E. Rouse Chair
Department of Animal Sciences
Colorado State University
(970) 491-5348

Dr. Hana Van Campen
Associate Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
Colorado State University
(970) 297-1287

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam
Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Extension Specialist
University of California, Davis
(530) 752-7942

Dr. Deb Van Overbeke
Assistant Professor of Meat Science
Oklahoma State University
(405) 744-9262

Dr. Bob Weaber
Cow-calf Extension Specialist and Associate Professor
Kansas State University
(785) 532-1460