Dr. Susan J Lamont

People
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor
Photograph of Susan Lamont
Department: 

Instruction

Dr. Lamont instructs courses in genetic regulation of livestock immunology and applied poultry and swine breeding and genetics. She also serves as a graduate faculty member in the graduate major programs of animal breeding and genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology, genetics, and immunobiology.

Research

Dr. Lamont's area of research is molecular genetics and immunogenetics of poultry, including the identification of molecular markers and genes controlling bacterial resistance, antibody kinetics, growth, body composition, skeletal integrity and other biological traits; physiological genetics; gene expression; and the major histocompatibility complex genes.

Area of Expertise: 
Functional Genomics
Education: 
B.S., Trinity Christian College, 1975
Ph.D., University of Illinois Medical Center, 1980
Contact
515-294-4100
2255 Kildee Hall
Ames
Iowa
50011-3150