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Faculty Research Grants

Below are active, continuing research grants in our department that are nationally competitive.

Steven Cooper (PI). Land O’Lakes, Inc. Energex equine trial. 6/1/12 – Completion. $17,392.

Clint Krehbiel (PI). Merck Animal Health. Effects of altering beef production systems on animal performance, carcass characteristics, production economics, heat stress, and animal behavior. 3/18/13 – Completion. $112,200.

David Lalman (PI). Alltech, Inc. Effects of Optimase and Rumensin in beef cows. 1/1/13 – Completion. $68,791.

David Lalman (PI). ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. Intake and in-field stability of monensin-containing Mintrate XL 20 pressed tubs fed to stocker cattle grazing summer pastures. 6/15/13 – Completion. $56,059.

David Lalman (PI). Intervet, Inc. DBA Merck Animal Health. Effects of Ralgro on growth performance of suckling steer calves in Oklahoma when administered at 30-90 days of age. 4/21/14 – Completion. $31,325.

David Lalman (PI). ADM Alliance Nutrition. 1425 ADM Alliance nutrition Rumensin tub study. 7/15/14 – Completion. $60,233.

Gant Mourer (PI). Oklahoma Beef Council. Oklahoma Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) expansion initiative. 10/1/14 – 9/30/16. $37,267.

Ranjith Ramanathan (PI). USDA/AFRI Competitive Grants Program. Application of metabolomics to determine the interrelationship between postmortem metabolite profile and beef color. 01/01/2015 —12/01/2016. $146,586.

Ranjith Ramanathan (PI). OCAST. Enhancing the value of dark cutting beef. 8/01/2015—07/01/2017. $90,000.

Ryan Reuter (PI). USDA ARS. Sustaining beef production in the Southern Plains through managing greenhouse gas emissions by grazing cattle. 9/1/2015 – 7/31/20. $71,685.

Chris Richards (PI). USDA. Beef cattle selection and management for adaptation to drought. 5/1/14 – 4/30/19. $1,000,000.

Chris Richards (PI). TCFA. Use of systems research to improve beef cattle feed and water use efficiency. 9/1/14 – 8/31/19. $3,360.

Deborah VanOverbeke (PI). Multisorb Technologies, Inc. Multisorb. 3/1/2015 – Completion. $389,435.

Deborah VanOverbeke (PI). USDA ARS El Reno. ARS meat quality. 9/1/2014 – 8/31/19. $15,000.

Robert Wettemann (PI). SmartStock, LLC. Development of algorithms to determine an increase in ruminal temp in cattle. 6/1/13 – Completion. $9,882.

Guolong (Glenn) Zhang (PI). OCAST. Development of next generation antibiotic alternatives. 8/1/2015 – 7/31/2018. $300,000.

Guolong (Glenn) Zhang (PI). NIFA/USDA. National Needs Fellowship Program in application of genomic and computational biology to animal production. 2/1/13 – 1/31/18. $238,500.

New Research Grants

Scott Carter (PI). MicroNutrients USA, LLC. Determination of the bioavailability of trace mineral sources for nursery pigs. 5/1/16 – 1/31/17. $38,341.

Divya Jaroni (PI). TBDP. Phage-Technology to Control Bio-film-forming Shigatoxigenic Escherichia coli in the Food Industry. 4/15/16 – 4/30/17. $20,000.

Clint Krehbiel (PI). Iowa State University. Investigating the Impact of Anti-Inflammatory Drug Treatment Prior to Shipping on Homeostasis, Immune Function, and Health of Feedlot Cattle. 7/1/16 – 8/31/17. $75,436.

Blake Wilson (PI). Multimin USA. Evaluation of MULTIMIN 90 Injectable Trace Minerals on the Performance, Clinical BRD Incidence, and Mineral Balance in Calves in a Commercial Feedlot. 10/29/15– 8/31/16. $49,996.

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