Our Mission: to discover and disseminate new knowledge about the biology & management of domestic animals and to apply this knowledge to benefit society. READ more about our department...
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Professor, has been selected as the 2013 ASAS Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award recipient. He will receive this award at the ASAS awards ceremony this summer.
Associate Professor, will recieve the 2013 Professor of Merit Award at the Dean's Awards Reception on 04/22/2013 in the Carrier Ballroom of the Statler Hotel.
Associate Professor, will be receiving the SUNY Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Dean's Awards Reception on 04/22/2013 in the Carrier Ballroom of the Statler Hotel.
The Department of Animal Science has recently welcomed a new faculty member, Dr. Julio Giordano, Assistant Professor, to the Dairy Management team. Giordano specializes in dairy cattle reproductive physiology and management.
Growing up in Balnearia, Argentina as the son of a farm animal veterinarian and the grandson of two dairy farmers, Giordano says his passion and interest for dairy cows arose early in life.
"Since I can remember, I've always been around cows," said Giordano. "Both of my grandparents had dairies in the past and the area I lived was all about dairy." Giordano first studied veterinary medicine, earning his DVM from the Catholic University of Cordoba in Argentina. Upon earning his DVM, a desire to specialize in dairy reproduction led Giordano to pursue a Master of Science. He left Argentina to study at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he researched strategies to alter ovulatory follicle size and reduce the time to ovulation in lactating dairy cows. Giordano then worked on the development and on-farm implementation of synchronization of ovulation programs aimed to improve reproductive efficiency of lactating dairy cows as well as..."Read more...
Held on Saturday, May 4th, the 23rd annual educational spring outreach event, affectionately known as "Animal Crackers" hosted by the Department of Animal Science, exceeded capacity in Morrison Hall with over 300 participants travelling from 33 different counties in New York State. See press release.
Contact Information:For campus visits, interactive maps may be found at Campus Maps. Morrison Hall is located at the corner of Judd Falls Rd. and Tower Rd.
For Animal Science Department information, contact:
P.A. Johnson, Chair and Professor
149 Morrison Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
phone: (607) 255-5497