Research in Dr. Jessica Starkey’s laboratory is centered around exploring the impact of nutrition and management strategies on the cellular and molecular regulation of skeletal muscle development and growth.

Subject area:

  • Poultry Science

Research area:

  • Muscle Development

Research area:

  • Cellular & Molecular Regulation of Muscle Growth Physiology  
Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Department of Animal and Food Sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University (past)

PhD, University of Connecticut, Cell and Developmental Biology, 2008
MS, Kansas State University, Animal Sciences and Industry, 2003
BS, Kansas State University, Animal Sciences and Industry, 2001
agriculture and food sciences animal husbandry animal nutrition animal housing animal physiology or morphology poultry science animal growth animal feeds cell culture collagen gene products growth factors stem cells steroids cell biology molecular biology histology skeletal muscle
American Meat Science Association
American Society of Animal Science
Poultry Science Association