Speakers

Symposium Speakers - Sponsored by DuPont

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

Knud Erik Bach Knudsen, PhD  (View Biography)
Professor
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  (View 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  (View Biography)
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd
Carthage, IL

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

Tom Peters, PhD  (View Biography)
Consulting Nutritionist
Superior Attitude Livestock Technologies, LLC
Oregon, IL

Ruminant Session Speakers

Phil Cardoso, DVM, PhD  (View Biography)
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Alfredo DiCostanzo, PhD  (View Biography)
Professor & Extension Animal Scientist - 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  (View 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  (View Biography)
Assistant Professor
Department of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Haley Johnson  (View Biography)
PhD Candidate
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

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

Brittany Shonka-Martin, MS  (View Biography)
Research Assistant
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Non-Ruminant Session Speakers

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

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

Tim Johnson, PhD  (View 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  (View Biography)
Professor & Section Manager - Molecular Nutrition & Reproduction
Department of Animal Science
Aarhus University, Denmark

Sally Noll, PhD  (View Biography)
Professor - Turkey Nutrition
Department of Animal Science
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
- Sponsored by ProPound - Dow AgroSciences

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  (View 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  (View Biography)
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, VMD, PhD, DACVN  (View Biography)
Professor Emeritus
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  (View Biography)
Associate Extension Specialist/Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Equine Industry Round-Table

Harlan Anderson, DVM  (View Biography)
Square Meal Feeds
Cokato, MN

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

Gary Pusillo, BS, MS, PhD, PAS, ACAN, AAFS  (View Biography)
Equine Nutritionist
INTI Service Corporation

Zach Rambo, PhD  (View Biography)
Swine Nutritionist
Zinpro Corporation
Eden Prairie, MN

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

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

Katie Young, PhD
Equine Nutritionist
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC