Department of Animal Sciences
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About the Office of Research

Research from the College of ACES encompasses initiatives in bioenergy, biotechnology, integrated landscapes, environmental sustainability, food and agricultural systems, global climate change, family resiliency, public policy, and more. This work is on the forefront of discoveries, having both local relevance for the citizens of Illinois and global impact for the world's scientific community.

More than 250 scientists contribute to this diverse and impressive portfolio. Our Research and Education centers, located throughout the state of Illinois, provide a vital testing-ground where research can generate practical applications to benefit consumers, farmers, commodity groups, agricultural organizations, environmentalists, conservationists, government agencies, industry and business.

Our work will lead to real solutions to the challenges facing our world.  We are proud to be part of this ongoing quest for scientific knowledge.