News and Announcements

Celebrating International Women's Day

On March 8, the Department of Animal Biosciences joins in the celebration of International Women's Day to acknowledge the incredible achievements of women. This year's global theme - "Embrace Equity" - aims to raise awareness about discrimination and serves as a collective call to action for all of us to do our part and drive gender equity forward.

Juanita Echeverry-Munera

Graduate Student Awarded DFO Scholarship

Juanita Echeverry-Munera, a PhD candidate in Dr. Mike Steele's lab, is the recipient of the 2023 Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) Scholarship. Valued at $105,000 over 3 years, the annual award is given to an exceptional PhD student working on innovative projects that will benefit the dairy industry. Juanita's current research focuses on improving methods for raising dairy-beef cross calves.

PhD candidate Carolina Reyes

ABSc Researchers Featured in Food From Thought Impact Report

Food from Thought, a major research initiative led by U of G since 2016, has released their 2021-22 Impact Report. The report highlights the accomplishments of researchers, graduate students and collaborators, including those from Animal Biosciences, towards the development of 

HQP Scholars 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 HQP Scholars

Recipients of the HQP Scholarship were recently announced and this year's cohort includes 5 outstanding members of the Department of Animal Biosciences:

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