The Department of Animal Science is recognized nationally and internationally for its excellent research, teaching, and extension programs in animal agriculture and animal biology. Our faculty members have received national recognition for the quality of their classroom instruction and attention to student needs and concerns.
University of Minnesota researchers recently led successful efforts to build the first genome for Pallas’s cat (Otocolobus manul), a small wild cat native to central Asia known for its grumpy facial expression.
Associate Professor Chris Faulk and his graduate level Comparative Animal Genomics class sequence genome of newly discovered soybean pest.
University of Minnesota buys land in Mower County for new farming project. https://www.startribune.com/university-of-minnesota-buys-land-in-mower-county-for-new-farming-project-research/600258252/