• Doctoral student, Department of Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 2006-2011
    “Strategies to Reduce the Incidence of Fatty Liver”
    Measured dry matter intake, milk yield, milk components and body weight in 100 cows
    Analyzed liver lipid, triglyceride and glycogen
    Measured rumen content weight, VFA, pH, dilution rate and passage rate
  • Masters student, Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2004-2006
    “Feed a Pound of Fat Strategy to Improve Production and Health of Dairy Cows”
    Measured dry matter intake, milk yield, milk components and body weight in 45 cows
    Analyzed feed digestibility
    Measured rumen pH, VFA and ammonia concentrations
  • Summer intern, Miner Institute, Chazy, NY, 2003
    Nutrient balance of N, P, and K for the Miner dairy and horse farm
  • Lab assistant, Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2002
    Sample collection, data entry and NDF, ADF, and CP analysis