Dept. of Poultry Science MS State University
Nelly Cribillero Chuquihuaccha
PhD Student (2022-present)
Nelly is a Ph.D. student working in the Adhikari Lab. Her research focuses on understanding the role of various enzymes in gut health and the performance of pullets and layers using several alternative feed ingredients.
Master's student (2022-2023)
Rodney's research program focuses on the effect of the small and medium chain fatty-acids on coccidiosis immunity.
M.S. degree December 2020
Current Ph.D. student at MS State University
Ishab Poudel focuses on Salmonella Enteritidis and several dietary interventions (pre-, pro-, and precision biotics) in mature laying hens.
Fozol Korim Ovi
PhD Student (2021-present)
Ovi is a Ph.D. candidate working with E.coli and its virulence-assoicated factors related to this bacteria. His project involves an E.coli challenge model in pullets and layers.
Graduate Research Assistant (2020-current)
Victoria Williams (Tori) is a graduate research assistant. She is in her Master program in Adhikari lab. Her project is investigating the effect of feeding commercial protease enzyme on egg size, solids and performance in laying hens.
PhD Student (2023-Present)
Charis's research program is focused on amino acid requirements in different ages of laying hens.
MS Student (2022-Present)
Former Lab Members
MS Student (2020-2022)
Alexis Turnipseed looked into the role of perch heights on behavioral aspect of laying hens, particularly assessing the perching preference and welfare
MS Student (2018-2020)
Current Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia