May 16, 2018
K-State animal science students excel at undergraduate research symposium
A total of 41 undergraduate students presented their findings as part of the Department of Animal Science and Industry Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium. Twenty-one students conducted participant-based research, while 20 students were part of the undergraduate research course. As an outcome of the symposium, four students earned $1,000 scholarships from the Dr. Mark and Kim Young Undergraduate Research Fund in Animal Sciences and Industry.
The following students won scholarships for their outstanding poster presentations:
- Jessica Hanson, junior in animal sciences and industry, Ulysses, for her poster, "Effects of replacing soybean meal with dried distillers grain with solubles in a Boer goat diet" by J.M. Hanson, A.R. Crane, J.M. Lattimer and C.K. Jones.
- Olivia Harrison, sophomore in animal sciences and industry, Saybrook, Illinois, for her poster, "Effects of conditioning temperature and pellet diameter on nursery pig growth performance" by O.L. Harrison, A.D. Yoder and C.K. Jones.
- Gabryelle Gilliam, junior in animal sciences and industry, Washington, for her poster, "Dried distiller's grains with solubles ability to replace soybean meal in Boer goat diets" by G.N. Gilliam, A.R. Crane, J.M. Lattimer and C.K. Jones.
- Shelbey Taylor, senior in animal sciences and industry, Kansas City, for her poster, "Effect of sodium caseinate on fiber disappearance and fermentation parameters using an equine cecal inoculum" by S.J. Taylor, L.K. Fehlberg, J.S. Drouillard, T.L. Douthit and J.M. Lattimer.