Teaching

DySci / AnSci 313: Animal Feeds and Diet Formulation

This nutrition lab course (1 cr) is taught in the spring semesters of every year. Two lab sections are available, 8:50 – 10:45am and 2:25 – 4:20pm. Class focuses on understanding by-hand calculations relating to nutrient composition and diet formulation and progresses through use of excel and computer software to formulate diets.

DySci / AnSci 875: Ruminant Nutritional Physiology I & II (taught in alternating fall semesters)

This is a 4 cr graduate level, integrated nutritional physiology course. The class is team-taught, bringing in professors and adjunct faculty to discuss their area of expertise and is research based. 3, 1-h lectures/wk and 1, 2-hr discussion allows ample opportunity to present and discuss important concepts. RNP I focuses on rumen microbiology, VFA metabolism, modeling, and protein metabolism. RNP II focuses on lipid metabolism, calf nutrition, forage, vitamins, starch, and fiber.

Undergraduate Independent Research Study and Internships

There are many opportunities for undergraduate students to get involved in research through independent study and internships during the academic and summer semesters. Contact Dr. White if interested.

Graduate Research Assistantships

There are currently open graduate research assistantships in the White Lab. Contact Dr. White for more information.