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Animal products and human health researchers in the Department of Animal Science at Penn State.

Researchers are studying the factors influencing the enrichment of table eggs and poultry meat with "heart healthy" long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and the reduction of the cholesterol content of table eggs. 

  • Professor of Avian Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Director of Graduate Studies - Animal Science Program
  • Poultry and Avian Science Minor Coordinator


814-863-2102

Areas of Expertise:
  • Avian amino acid and lipid nutrition and metabolism
  • Modification of poultry meat and eggs to enhance human health
  • Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology


814-865-6334

Areas of Expertise:
  • Milk fat synthesis
  • Rumen fatty acid metabolism
  • Omega-3 fatty acids