The Department of Animal Sciences, with strong roots in the Land Grant tradition, has as its mission “to improve the health and well-being of animals, including humans, through integration of teaching, research, and outreach.” Our department aspires to be a global leader in training the next generation of scholars in the areas of comparative endocrinology and integrative physiology, equine science, and companion and laboratory animal science.
Check out our newsletter, Animal Science Update 2013-2014, for stories about our faculty, students, department and upcoming events.
Call for Registration and Abstracts - NEFS 2015
Register and submit abstracts for a poster or oral presentation for the 2015 Nurtition, Endocrinology and Food Science (NEFS) Graduate Student Conference taking place at the Cook Campus Center Multipurpose Room ABC on April 14, 2015 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This year's conference topic is "Health and Microbial Life". See flyer for further details.
Farm Tours Available
The Department of Animal Sciences has developed a Farm Tour Program aimed at guiding small groups of children and/or adults around the cattle, goat, horse, pig, and sheep facilities on Sheepfold Lane.
Alums and Friends
I would love to hear from you! Send me your story or a photo (with a detailed caption) for our website and/or next newsletter. See the News and Events webpage and the current issue of Animal Science Update for recent accomplishments of our students, faculty and staff.
Support Animal Science
Your generous support of our department will help us maintain the excellence of our undergraduate program and strengthen our graduate training programs. Whether you choose to support Animal Sciences scholarships, graduate fellowships, or our Academic Excellence Fund, your contribution is greatly appreciated. In addition, when the Rutgers Annual Giving Fund contacts you, please consider earmarking all or part of your gift to the Department of Animal Sciences.
To make a gift, please contact the SEBS Development Office.
Wendie Cohick, Chair
Dept. of Animal Sciences