Dr. Solaiman Appointed to National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council Committee

5/17/2005

Dr. Solaiman Appointed to National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council Committee

Dr. Sandra Solaiman, Associate Professor of Animal and Poultry Sciences, has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council Committee to revise and recommend nutrient requirement of goats, sheep, cervids (deer, moose, elk) and camelids. Dr. Solaiman is one of 10 members selected nationally and internationally to serve on this prestigious committee. She has been a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Tuskegee University for more than 20 years.

In this capacity she has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Animal Sciences/Nutrition, advising students and conducting research in the areas of mineral nutrition, forage utilization and alternative feeds for goats.

Currently, she is completing a sabbatical year, working at the University of California-Davis at its Small Farm Center , writing papers and working on the NAS revision. The publication “Nutrient Requirement of Goats, Sheep, Cervids and Camelids” is expected to be available in 2006.
 

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