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About Susan J. Lamont

Dr. Sue Lamont, Equity Advisor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Animal Science, is responsible for leading the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' ADVANCE effort. Dr. Lamont began serving as Equity Advisor in December 2010. She partners with Dr. Larson to convene the CALS/LAS Leadership Council. Dr. Lamont works with college leadership to develop programs, policies, and distribute information to improve working environments, serves as a liaison between the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ADVANCE, leads and provides support for ADVANCE events on campus, and encourages participation by others in ADVANCE events. 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.


Present Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University Department of Animal Science

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Poultry Science Association
  • Merck Award for Achievement in Poultry Science
  • Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture


  • ANS 540 Genetic Regulation of Livestock Immunology
  • ANS 653A Applied Poultry and Swine Breeding
  • ANS 452X Animal Industry and Veterinary Genetics

Contact Information

2255 Kildee Hall
806 Stange Rd
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-4100
Fax: 515-294-2401


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