Students

Graduate Students


Hugo Monteiro – Ph.D. Student

  • 2019 Department of Animal Sciences Top-up Graduate Student Award
  • 2019 UF CALS International Student Outstanding Achievement Award
  • ADSA Graduate Student Division (GSD) treasurer (2019 – 2020)
  • 2019 UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grant
  • Recipient of the 2017 ADSA Annual meeting 3rd place poster competition
  • Recipient of the 2017 UNR Graduate School Travel Award
  • B.S. Maringa State University, Parana, Brazil


Jose A. Arce-Cordero – Ph.D. Student

  • Fall 2019 Teaching Assistant Award
  • 2019 Department of Animal Sciences Top-up Graduate Student Award
  • 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

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


James Vinyard – Ph.D. Student

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


Anay Ravelo – M.S. Student

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


Efstathios Sarmikasoglou – M.S. Student (AMCB)

  • 2019 Department of Animal Sciences Top-up Graduate Student Award
  • UF AMCB MS Matching Assistantship
  • Commendation for Highest Annual GPA, Agricultural University of Athens (2017)
  • Graduated 1st of his class (106 students)
  • B.S./M.S. – Agricultural University of Athens, Greece


Richard Lobo – Ph.D. Student (AMCB)

  • M.S. – University of Sao Paulo, Pirassununga, SP, Brazil
  • 2018-2019 Visiting M.S. student University of Florida
  • 2016-2017 Visiting M.S. student Agrocampus Ouest, France
  • B.S. – Sao Paulo State University, Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil


Norman Andino – M.S. Student

  • Fulbright Laspau Scholar (2020-2022)
  • Dean’s List for Academic Achievement Award, National Agrarian University of Nicaragua
  • 2011 2nd place in the XIII scientific research project at the National Agrarian University of Nicaragua
  • B.S. – National Agrarian University, Mana, Nicaragua


Bruna Agustinho – Visiting Ph.D. Student

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


Elis Regina Vieira – Visiting Ph.D. Student

  • Ph.D. student at Federal University of Tocantins, Brazil


Undergraduate Students


Amrita Sumal

  • Research Assistant


Emory Burda

  • Research Assistant


Macey Soltis

  • Research Assistant


Erin Mullin-Garcia

  • Research Assistant


Alexandra Bergen

  • Research Assistant


Gina Tran

  • Research Assistant


Aneesa Bahman

  • 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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