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Animal and Veterinary Science

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: (208) 885-6345

Fax: (208) 885-6420

Email: avs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avs

Directions

Mailing Address:
1020 East Homedale Road
Caldwell, Idaho 83607

Phone: (208) 454-8657

Email: ldubose@uidaho.edu

Web: cainecenter.uidaho.edu

Directions

Mailing Address:
16 Hot Springs Ranch Road
Carmen, Idaho 83462

Phone: (208) 756-2749

Email: jbhall@uidaho.edu

Web: http://extension.uidaho.edu/nmcree

Directions

Physical Address:
West 6th Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2330

Phone: (208) 885-6727

Email: rrichard@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/vandal-brand-meats

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Our People

Ahmadzadeh, Amin

Professor

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Brumbaugh, Gordon

Director and Veterinary Scientist

Brumbaugh’s teaching experience includes large animal internal medicine, respiratory physiology, veterinary pharmacology and veterinary clinical pharmacology. He advocates for proper application of evidence-based medicine because it provides a means to incorporate critical, analytical evaluation of results of valid research into clinical decisions.

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Chahine, Mireille

Extension Dairy Specialist and Associate Professor

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Dalton, Joseph

Professor

Dalton’s research studies are focused on increasing the efficiency of artificial insemination in dairy cattle, including heat detection accuracy, synchronization programs and AI technician proficiency. A current project is focused on heat detection accuracy, with 15 Idaho dairies as collaborators.

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Doumit, Matt

Professor

Doumit's teaching laboratories provide hands-on experience for students in livestock husbandry practices, livestock selection, market animal and carcass evaluation and pricing and meat processing.

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England, James

Professor

England teaches at the University of Idaho Caine Veterinary and Teaching Center (CVTC), consists of beef cattle and small ruminate production medicine and management in rural Idaho. He also serves as the veterinarian for the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center.

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Glaze, Benton

Beef Extension Specialist and Associate Professor

Glaze coordinates beef extension programming throughout the state and serving as a resource for stakeholders like beef producers, allied industries, veterinarians, extension educators and the general public. His extension program focuses on breeding and genetics, beef quality assurance (BQA), general management and reproduction.

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Hall, John

Superintendent, Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center

Hall serves as the superintendent of the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center, which functions as the University of Idaho’s primary cow/calf and forage research center. His program conducts applied research to enhance food production and sustainability of beef production operations.

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Hardy, Ronald

Director, Aquaculture Research Institute and Professor

Hardy is an expert in animal nutrition, specifically fish nutrition and serves as the Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute. He oversees the activities of 40 scientists and staff, with most supported by research grants, for which he is responsible.

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Hunt, Carl

Professor Emeritus

As a researcher and educator, Hunt was engaged in a broad spectrum of activities that involved applied aspects of ruminant nutrition, with particular emphasis on beef cattle.

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McGuire, Mark

Department Head and Professor

McGuire is the AVS Department Head and works closely with the dairy industry. His research is focused on milk. His studies have described nutritional and metabolic means to enrich milk with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and omega-3 fatty acids in both cows and women.

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Murdoch, Brenda

Assistant Professor

Murdoch’s research focuses on characterizing the relationship between genetic variation in mammals and traits which are valued and important to society. She exploits a number of molecular and genetic tools to further improve our understanding of how these variations affect biological processes of both undesirable and desirable phenotypic traits.

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Murdoch, Gordon

Associate Professor

Murdoch primarily assesses and evaluates the physiological status of striated muscle in the context of nutritional changes, growth promoters and genetic variation using advanced high-throughput molecular tools such as gene expression analyses (qRT-PCR), transcriptome analyses and proteomic, enzymatic and biochemical assays.

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Norell, Rick

Dairy Extension Specialist and Professor

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Powell, Matt

Associate Professor

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Rezamand, Pedram

Associate Professor

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Richard, Ronald

Vandal Brand Meats Manager and Instructor

Richard is the Manager of the UI Meat Laboratory, Vandal Brand Meats, a full service butcher shop with locally grown beef, lamb and pork products. The UI Meat Lab is an essential element for hands-on learning and Vandal Brand Meats student employees have a detailed understanding of meats, food safety and the meat industry.

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Main Office, Room 213 | (208) 885-6274 | Fax: (208) 885-6420

Animal and Veterinary Science

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: (208) 885-6345

Fax: (208) 885-6420

Email: avs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avs

Directions

Mailing Address:
1020 East Homedale Road
Caldwell, Idaho 83607

Phone: (208) 454-8657

Email: ldubose@uidaho.edu

Web: cainecenter.uidaho.edu

Directions

Mailing Address:
16 Hot Springs Ranch Road
Carmen, Idaho 83462

Phone: (208) 756-2749

Email: jbhall@uidaho.edu

Web: http://extension.uidaho.edu/nmcree

Directions

Physical Address:
West 6th Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2330

Phone: (208) 885-6727

Email: rrichard@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/vandal-brand-meats

Directions