Dr. Bird is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Sciences and Molecular Genetics. The major goals of her lab are to identify the mechanisms by which cells sense and regulate gene expression in response to cellular zinc deficiency, using Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
Dr. Relling is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science. His research focuses on developmental nutrition, particularly how different nutrients fed during gestation to pregnant cows and sheep impact in the efficiency of the offspring. He also has an interest in feeding and roughage management