The Animal Nutrition program in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences takes a comprehensive view of animal nutrition. Our focus is on the whole animal. Studies range from applied animal feeding trials to basic studies on the metabolism of nutritive and non-nutritive components of diets. Studies can be directed toward molecular and cellular systems as well as integrated whole animal metabolism with an emphasis on quantitation and regulation. Animal models are developed for studies focus on metabolic, nutritional and biochemical disorders in animals and humans. Two general themes exist – one theme focuses on mongastric animals and is closely linked to the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences (IGPNS); the other theme focuses on ruminant animals and is integrated with professors and courses in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences and IGPNS. The Animal Nutrition program is supported by courses that are available in the departments of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, Biochemistry and Statistics.
Animal & Dairy Sciences
University of Wisconsin Madison