Research Team

Lead Project Director (PD):

  • Thomas E. Spencer, Professor and Baxter Chair in the Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University.

Co-PDs:

  • John B. Cole,  Research Geneticist in Animal Improvement Programs, USDA-ARS Beltsville.
  • Joseph C. Dalton, Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Idaho.
  • Albert J. De Vries, Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida.
  • Peter J. Hansen, Distinguished Professor & L.E. “Red” Larson Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida.
  • Dale A. Moore, Director of Veterinary Medicine Extension in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University.
  • Holly Neibergs, Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University.

Collaborators:

  • Mireille Chahine, Extension Dairy Specialist in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Idaho.