People

Yanhong Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science

Hometown: Jiaozuo, Henan, China
Degrees:
Biological Science, BS, 2004, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Animal Nutrition, MS, 2007, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Animal Science, PhD, 2011, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA





GRADUATE STUDENT


Yijie He (PhD Student) 

Hometown: Xinjiang, China
Degrees: 
Animal Science, BS, 2012, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Animal Science, MS, 2015, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN, USA 
Research Interests : Monogastric animal nutrition 
Email: yjhe@ucdavis.edu

 

 


Kwangwook Kim (PhD Student)

Hometown: Cheonan, Republic of Korea
Degrees:
Animal Science & Biotechnology, BS, 2014, Chungnam National University, Republic of Korea
Animal Biology, MS, 2018, University of California, Davis, USA
Email: kwkkim@ucdavis.edu
Curriculum vitae

 

 

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Cynthia Jinno (PhD Student)

Hometown: West Hollywood, CA
Degrees:
Animal Science, BS, 2017, University of California, Davis, USA
Animal Biology, MS, 2019, University of California, Davis, USA
Research Interests :
Monogastric animal nutrition and physiology
Email: cnjinno@ucdavis.edu

 

 



Lauren Kovanda (Master Student)

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Degree:
Animal Science, BS, 2017, California State University, Fresco, CA
Research Interests: 
Feed alternatives to antibiotics
Email: llkovanda@ucdavis.edu







Braden Wong (Master Student)
 
Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA 
Degree: 
Animal Science, BS, 2019, University of California, Davis, USA
Research Interests: Feed alternatives to antibiotics
Email: btwong@ucdavis.edu

 

 

 

VISITING SCHOLAR

 

Monika Hejna (Visiting student)
PhD candidate, Veterinary and Animal Science, University of Milan, Italy

Hometown: Słupca, Poland
Degrees: 
Biological Science, BS, 2012, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
Environmental Conservation Science, MS, 2014, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Research interests: heavy metals in the enrivonment, plant extracts in pig nutrition
Email: monika.hejna@unimi.it; mhejna@ucdavis.edu

 

 

ALUMNI

 

Sheena Kim (Visiting student)
PhD, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea of Republic

Degrees:
Animal Science & Environment, BS, 2011, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Animal Science, MS, 2016, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Animal Science, PhD, 2019, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Research interests: Non-ruminant Animal nutrition
Email: snakim@ucdavis.edu
Time at UC Davis: September 2018 to August 2019


Nicole Doan (Master Student)

Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
Degrees:
Animal Science, BS, 2016, University of California, Davis, USA
Animal Biology, MS, 2019, University of California, Davis, USA
Research Interests: Animal nutrition and brain development
Email: nndoan@ucdavis.edu
Time at UC Davis: April 2017 to June 2019

 

 


Xia Xiong, Ph.D.
Associate Researcher
The Chinese Academy of Science, Hunan, China
Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China
Degrees:
Applied Chemistry, BS, 2002, Hunan Normal University, Hunan, China 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PhD, 2010, Hunan Normal University, Hunan, China
Research Interests:
Nutrients absorption and metabolism along the crypt-villus axis of small intestine; 
Proteomics analysis in small intestine or enterocytes by non-ruminants;
Feed alternatives to antibiotics.
Email: xiaxiong@ucdavis.edu
Time at UC Davis: June 2017 to June 2018

Minho Song, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department Head of Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Chungnam National University
Hometown: Seoul, Republic of Korea
Degrees:
Applied Animal Science, BS, 2003, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Animal Science, MS, 2007, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
Animal Science, PhD, 2011, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Research Interests: Non-ruminant animal nutrition
Email: mhsong@cnu.ac.kr
Time at UC Davis: January 2018 to August 2018

 

Bi'e Tan, Ph.D.
Associate Researcher
The Chinese Academy of Science, Hunan, China
Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China
Degrees:
Animal Medicine, BS, 2001, Hunan Agricultural University, Hunan, China
Animal Nutrition, MS and PhD, 2010, Institute of Subtrophical Agricultural, The Chinese Academy of Science, Hunan, China
Research Interests: The signaling pathway of intestinal development and regeneration of piglets; 
Animal acids sensing mechanisms in the intestine of piglets; 
The regulation of bioactivators on intestinal oxidative stress and inflammation of piglets
Email: bietan@isa.ac.cn
Time at UC Davis: December 2016 to December 2017