Speakers

Symposium Speakers - Sponsored by DuPont

Elijah Kiarie, PhD  (Biography)
Assistant Professor & McIntosh Family Professor in Poultry Nutrition
Department of Animal Biosciences
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, PhD
Professor - Section Manager
Department of Animal Science - Molecular Nutrition & Reproduction
Aarhus University, Denmark

Juan Loor, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Maria Walsh, PhD  (Biography)
Swine Platform Lead
Global Innovation Group
Danisco Animal Nutrition - DuPont Industrial Biosciences
United Kingdom

General Session Speakers

Courtney Daigle, PhD
Assistant Professor - Animal Welfare
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Clayton Johnson, DVM
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd
Carthage, IL

Leah McGrath  (Biography)
Corporate Supermarket Dietitian
Ingles Supermarkets
Asheville, NC

Thomas Peters, PhD
Beef Cattle Nutritionist
Corn Belt Livestock Services
Oregon, IL
 

Ruminant Session Speakers

Phil Cardoso, DVM, PhD  (Biography)
Extension Dairy Specialist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Alfredo DiCostanzo, PhD
Professor - Beef Cattle Nutrition & Management
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Stephanie Hansen, PhD
Associate Professor - Ruminant Nutrition
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
- Sponsored by Multimin USA

Brad Heins, PhD  (Biography)
Associate Professor - Organic Dairy Management
West Central Research & Outreach Center
University of Minnesota, Morris, MN

Darren Henry, PhD
Department of Animal & Food Science
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Laura Hernandez, PhD
Assistant Professor - Lactation Biology
Department of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Haley Johnson
Research Assistant
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Jim Salfer, MS  (Biography)
Extension Educator, Dairy
University of Minnesota Extension, St. Cloud, MN

Brittany Shonka-Martin
Research Assistant
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  

Non-Ruminant Session Speakers

Nicholas Gabler, PhD  (Biography)
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Søren Krogh Jensen, PhD
Senior Researcher - Molecular Nutrition & Reproduction
Department of Animal Science
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
- Sponsored by Stuart Products

Tim Johnson, PhD  (Biography)
Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences
University of Minnesota
Mid-Central Research & Outreach Center, Willmar, MN

Anup Kollanoor Johny, PhD
Assistant Professor (Poultry) - Interventional Microbiology
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, PhD
Professor & Section Manager - Molecular Nutrition & Reproduction
Department of Animal Science
Aarhus University, Denmark

Sally Noll, PhD  (Biography)
Professor - Turkey Nutrition
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Martin Nyachoti, PhD
Professor & Department Head
Director, T.K. Cheung Centre for Animal Science Research
Department of Animal Science
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Carl Parsons, PhD  (Biography)
Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Chris Rude
Poultry Nutritionist
Devenish Nutrition
- Sponsored by Devenish Nutrition

Milena Saqui-Salces, PhD
Assistant Professor - Gut Cellular Physiology
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
 

Equine Program Speakers

Devan Catalano, MS
Research Assistant
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Michelle DeBoer, MS
Research Assistant
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Sarah Ralston, PhD
Professor & Associate Director of Teaching - Equine Science Center
Department of Animal Sciences
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Lori Warren, PhD
Equine Nutritionist
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Carey Williams, PhD  (Biography)
Associate Extension Specialist/Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Equine Industry Round-Table

Harlan Anderson, DVM
Square Meal Feeds
Cokato, MN

Roy A. Johnson, MS  (Biography)
Technology Deployment Manager, Equine & Full Farm Products
Cargill Feed & Nutrition
Elk River, MN

Gary Pusillo, PhD
Equine Nutritionist
Big Gain

Zach Rambo, PhD
Zinpro Corporation

Randel Raub, PhD  (Biography)
Director of Research & Marketing - US Feed Operations
Ridley Inc., an Alltech Company

Judy Reynolds, PhD  (Biography)
Owner
Dr. Judith Reynolds Equine Research & Consulting