By Raluca Mateescu, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Genomics is the field dedicated to exploring DNA's structure, function, evolution, and genetic composition in animals. It encompasses the entirety of genes and genetic ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) strives to prepare its students for their future careers both inside and outside of the classroom. In the classroom, faculty provide engaging lectures and labs through creative teaching methods. ... READ MORE
In May, 16 students in the inaugural Animal Science in Italy study abroad program began their 30 days overseas. The program, spearheaded by UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Associate Professor Antonio Faciola, immersed students ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Brittany Diehl, DVM, MS
Here in "The Swamp", we currently have our third annual UF Ram Test ongoing this summer at the University of Florida! This program is designed to standardize environmental conditions to evaluate and quantify ... READ MORE
Have You HERD Fall 2023 & Spring 2024
The Have You HERD Fall 2023 AND Spring 2024 applications are due on Friday, August 4, 2023!
Haven't HERD? The UF/Animal Sciences department (ANS) offers high school students and recent graduates ... READ MORE
The 72nd Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held, May 10 - 12. We will meet in person starting Wednesday, after lunch (1:00 PM) and adjourning Friday at noon.
The Short Course this year will have a nutrition focus. The program ... READ MORE
Fall 2022 Have You HERD
This semester, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Undergraduate Advising Office successfully launched the “Have you HERD?” student program. If you have not already ... READ MORE
In the coming year 10 students will serve on the 2022 - 2023 Animal Sciences Ambassador team. Animal Sciences Ambassadors are student representatives of the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS). They recruit potential students, represent ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences is happy to announce our Animal Sciences Alumni Tailgate will be held on October 15, 2022, at the UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit South. The goal of this event is to raise funds for our student judging team’s ... READ MORE
In June, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) hosted its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty and students were recognized.
Students and faculty from ANS participated ... READ MORE