Students

Graduate Students


Xiaoxia Dai – Ph.D. Student

  • Recipient of the 2015-2016 Kleberg Scholarship
  • Recipient of the 2016 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • 2016 Regents Higher Education Opportunity Award for International Graduate Student
  • Recipient of the 2017 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • 2019 UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grant


Virginia Lucia Neves Brandao – Ph.D. Student

  • Recipient of the 2015-2016 Kleberg Scholarship
  • 2016 Graduate Student Summer Intern at Elanco Animal Health
  • Recipient of the 2016 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • Recipient of the 2017 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • 2018 First place poster competition, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Graduate Symposium
  • 2019 Ph.D Student of the Year, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
  • 2019 UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grant


Hugo Monteiro – Ph.D. Student

  • Recipient of the 2017 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • Recipient of the 2017 ADSA Annual meeting 3rd place poster competition
  • 2019 UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grant
  • ADSA Graduate Student Division (GSD) treasurer (2019 – 2020)


Jose A. Arce-Cordero – Ph.D. Student

  • Recipient of the 2015-2016 Dr. Donald C. Clanton Animal Sciences Graduate Scholarship (Colorado State University)
  • M.S. – Colorado State University
  • B.S. – Universidad de Costa Rica


Sarah Bennett – M.S. Student

  • B.S. – Iowa State University
  • UF Department of Animal Sciences MS Matching Assistantship
  • Recipient of the George and Ruthana Davis Scholarship (2018/2019)


James Vinyard – Ph.D. Student

  • B.S. – Purdue University
  • M.S. – University of Idaho
  • UF Graduate School Ph.D. Preeminence Award


Anay Ravelo – M.S. Student

  • B.S. – University of Florida
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund Recipient (2016)
  • Adonel Concrete Scholarship Recipient (2016 – 2019)
  • Susan Brown Memorial Scholarship Recipient (2016 – 2019)
  • UF College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s List (2016 – 2019)
  • UF Department of Animal Sciences MS Matching Assistantship


Anuthida Seankamsorn (Aon) – Visiting Ph.D. Student

  • B.S. – Khon Kaen University, Thailand


Bruna Agustinho- Visiting Ph.D. Student

  • Ph.D. student at Maringa State University, Brazil


Undergraduate Students


Takoha Harden

  • Animal, Poultry, and Veterinary Sciences Major at Tuskegee University
  • Summer 2019 Research Assistant


Amrita Sumal

  • Research Assistant


Harrell Phillips III

  • Research Assistant


Jenya Graham

  • Research Assistant


Brooke Patrusky

  • Research Assistant


Emory Burda

  • Research Assistant


Hannah-Kate Camilli

  • Research Assistant


Erin Mullin-Garcia

  • Research Assistant


Alexandra Bergen

  • Research Assistant



Teaching Assistants


Jose Arce Cordero

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Frederick Albertyn

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Hannah-Kate Camilli

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Kevin Fenter

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Samantha Kalman

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Emilee Stump

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


Alissa Tumminia

  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019)


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