Department Head, Animal and Range Sciences
Extension Dept. Head, Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources
|Office Location||202 Knox Hall|
|Personal Bio||Personal Biography
Shanna Ivey is a rumen microbiologist within the Animal and Range Science Department. Her research program is focused on solving real world problems with high tech scientific methods. She is interested in discovering the relationship between a ruminantÃ�ï¿½Ã�Â¯Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â¿Ã�ï¿½Ã�Â½s diet and the composition of microbial population focusing primarily on plants that are high in secondary metabolites and/or toxic. Additionally, her lab is investigating new methods to evaluate the effectiveness of protein supplementation programs to range livestock. Dr. Ivey is responsible for teaching three undergraduate classes (Introduction to Animal Metabolism, Companion Animal Management and Animal Nutrition) and one graduate class (Rumen Microbiology).
|Education||Doctor of Philosophy, May, 2002. NMSU, Las Cruces
Area of Specialization: Rumen microbiology, Ruminant Nutrition
Master of Science, August, 1995. University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Area of Specialization: Ruminant Nutrition
Bachelor of Science, May, 1993. NMSU, Las Cruces
Area of Specialization: Animal Science
|Experience||Assistant Professor, August, 2004 to present. Department of Animal and Range Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Post Doctoral Scholar, April, 2002 to August, 2004. College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Graduate Assistant, January, 1998 to March, 2002. Department of Animal and Range Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
Clinical Research Administrator, August, 1995 to January, 1998. Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, IN.
Graduate Assistant, August, 1993 to August, 1995. Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
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