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  (View Biography)
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Sciences
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

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

General Session Speakers

Courtney Daigle, PhD  (View Biography)
Assistant Professor
Animal Behavior & Welfare Laboratory
Department of Animal Science
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Clayton Johnson, DVM  (View Biography)
Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd
Carthage, IL
Integrated Veterinary Network, LLC

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

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

Ruminant Session Speakers

F.C. (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  (View Biography)
Associate Professor - Beef Feedlot 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  (View Biography)
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal & Food Science
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Laura Hernandez, PhD  (View Biography)
Associate Professor
Department of Dairy Science
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Haley Johnson, MS  (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, St. Paul, MN

Anup Kollanoor Johny, PhD  (View Biography)
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  (View Biography)
Professor & Department Head
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, PhD  (View Biography)
Poultry Nutritionist
Devenish Nutrition
- Sponsored by Devenish Nutrition

Milena Saqui-Salces, PhD  (View Biography)
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  (View Biography)
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, PAS  (View Biography)
Associate Professor / 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 LLC
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
Marshalltown, IA

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

J. Kathleen (Katie) Young, PhD  (View Biography)
Senior Equine Nutritionist & Product Manager
Equine Tech Solutions
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC