Research topics include avian management, nutrition and physiology, environmental management, and modification of egg composition.

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Poultry Science Faculty Selected as Part of $10 Million Project

Department of Animal Science's Dr. Gregory Martin and John Boney will be part of the research team working to create a sustainable broiler production system by improving bird and human health.

Elkin Honored by Poultry Science Association

Dr. Robert G. Elkin, Professor of Avian Nutritional Biochemistry, has been named a PSA Fellow, the highest recognition bestowed by PSA.

Francisco Diaz Lab

Research in the Francisco Diaz laboratory focuses on understanding the molecular and functional interactions between oocytes and granulosa cells that promote production of a fertile oocyte.

Graduate Student Receives National Recognition

Alyssa Lyons received a "Certificate of Excellence" for her research findings presented at the International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF)

Paul Bartell Lab

Research in the Paul Bartell laboratory focuses on the regulation of biological clocks in birds at the systems level.

Penn State Extension Poultry Team

The Extension Poultry Team provides educational information, support and programs for the poultry industry.

Poultry Education and Research Center

The $6 million Poultry Education and Research Center consists of six separate buildings occupying about 50,000 square feet.

Poultry Science Professor Receives Penn Ag Industries' 2017 Distinguished Service Award

R. Michael Hulet, Ph.D., is being recognized for his leadership in agriculture, specifically within the poultry industry.

Ramesh Ramachandran Lab

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Regina Vasilatos-Younken Lab

The Regina Vasilatos-Younken laboratory is interested in the biological actions of growth hormone (GH), with emphasis on components of the signal transduction pathway that are essential for GH action.

Researchers aim to further enrich eggs, poultry meat with omega-3 fatty acids

Animal Science's Kevin Harvatine, associate professor of nutritional physiology, and Robert Elkin, professor of avian nutritional biochemistry, collaborated on study.