Lactation Biology

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Faculty Members

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Research Areas

  • Regulation and manipulation of ruminant lipid metabolism, allowing improvements in the efficiency of animal production and providing opportunities to design foods that are consistent with consumer perceptions and dietary recommendations.
  • Impact of milk on human health, in particular the role of milk fat.
  • Factors controlling the availability of amino acids for milk production.
  • Hormonal and nutritional factors that regulate growth and development of the bovine mammary gland.