Graduate Programs

Have you ever considered graduate school in Food Science or Poultry Science? Our Department is currently offering two great programs, with ample opportunity in research areas. With internationally celebrated faculty and the quality education practices that Auburn is known for, choosing to pursue a graduate degree in Food or Poultry Science can open up a world of possibilities for your research or career. We place a strong emphasis on our Student Learning Outcomes and professionalism in the industry. Take the next step by exploring the tabs below describing Research Areas and Program Descriptions.

Poultry Science

Wallace D. Berry
Associate Professor
260 Lem Morrison Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-2607

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Avian physiology, Reproductive physiology, 
Broiler breeder management, and Artificial Incubation

Joseph Giambrone, Auburn University Poultry Science Professor
Joseph J. Giambrone
Professor
260 Lem Morrison Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-2642

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Viral disease control and prevention, 
Development and testing of new vaccines
and diagnostic tests using the latest molecular
biological techniques

 

Ken Macklin
Extension Specialist & Professor
260 Lem Morrison Drive
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-4225

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Farm food safety, Bacterial disease
control and prevention, parasite control
and prevention in poultry

 

Joseph B. Hess
Extension Specialist/ Professor
302C Poultry Science Building
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-2611

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Farm food safety, Bacterial disease
control and prevention, parasite control
and prevention in poultry

 

William A. Dozier
Professor
302E Poultry Science Building
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-8477

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Poultry Nutrition

Jessica D. Starkey
Assistant Professor
202-C Poultry Science Building
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-2790

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Muscle Growth, Muscle Biology

 

Dianna Bourassa
Assistant Professor/ Extension Specialist
302A Poultry Science Building
334-844-2610

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Poultry production and processing

 

Food Science

Leonard N. Bell
Professor, Food Science Program Coordinator
Poultry Science Building 301H
Auburn, AL 36849
334-844-3272

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Food chemical stability, High intensity sweeteners

 

Tung-Shi Huang
Professor
301D Poultry Science Building
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3290

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Food microbiology/food safety, 
Rapid detection methods of food-borne
pathogens, d
isinfection strategies (e.g., natural
food antimicrobials, chlorine dioxide)

Jean Weese
Professor
260 Lem Morrison Drive
Auburn University, AL 36849
334-844-3269

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Food safety extension, Entrepreneurial food processing

 

Emefa Monu
Assistant Professor - Food Science
301-C Poultry Science Building
Auburn, AL 36849
334-844-2599

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Intervention methods against foodborne pathogens
Natural food antimicrobials
Reducing spoilage microorganisms in food

 

Amit Morey, Poultry & Food Science Faculty
Amit Morey
Assistant Professor
260 Lem Morrison Drive
202-E Poultry Science Building
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-8480

RESEARCH SPECIALITIES:

Poultry meat quality, protein and
lipid chemistry, sensory analysis of foods,
and shelf-life extension as well as process and
product development.