Research and collaboration form a major part of the SIU experience.
The Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition offers interested students the added opportunity of working with experienced faculty on a variety of tier-one research - both basic and applied.
Our Animal Science division alone has pulled in approximately $5 million in external research grants in the last five years.
Ongoing research projects include:
Animal Forage Systems and Fescue Toxicosis
Culinary Tourism and Agri-tourism
Animal Production Systems--Reproduction and Nutrition
Soy Utilization in Food and Feeds as related to Human Health and Animal Production
Enhancement of CLA and Omega-3 fatty acids in Animal Products and their relationship to Human and Equine Health
Fermentation Science Research