Miller Summer Program in Animal Sciences

The objective of the Miller Summer Research Internship program is to introduce students to animal sciences research, emphasizing food and fiber producing animals. Animal Sciences faculty research a variety of areas, including: ruminant and nonruminant nutrition; reproductive physiology; genetics and molecular biology; environmental physiology; and production and management. Each student will be working directly within a laboratory under the supervision of an internationally recognized researcher. The participant will gain an understanding of recent advances in basic science and applied animal sciences research.

Summer 2018 Info (PDF)  Summer 2018 Application (Fillable PDF)


Applicants must meet the basic eligibility requirements. Students are expected to have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and have completed 2 years of college. Selection is partially based on the applicant’s potential and motivation for future graduate study (PhD level) in animal sciences.


The internship provides a stipend of $3,800, one hour of academic credit, travel to and from Columbia, on-campus housing and meals.

For more information, contact Jenn Brown, 150 Bond Life Sciences Center, 573-882-5979,; or William Lamberson, PhD, 159 Animal Sciences Research Center, 573-882-8234,