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Paul D Ebner

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
CRTN Room 1070
270 S Russell Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2041

Area of Expertise: Microbiology

Education: B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Post-doctoral Training: NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, LSU Health Sciences Center

Research Program

Teaching Program

Extension Program

YouTube Video about the University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP), new Department of Food Technology at Herat University in Herat, Afghanistan. 



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Professional Experience, Service, Awards, and Honors

Awards & Honors

(2018) Faculty Engagement Scholar Award. Purdue University.

(2018) Pfendler Outstanding Counselor Award. College of Agriculture.

(2016) Outstanding Extension Specialist. College of Agriculture.

(2016) Leadership Award. PUCESA.

(2012) National Engagement Leadership Development 2012 Class. National Engagement Leadership Development.

Selected Publications

Ebner, P., Ghoryar, M. A., Rahimi, M., & McNamara, K. (in press). Experiential learning in Afghanistan: A model for new workforce-oriented higher education programs. NACTA Journal.

Clark, S., Daly, R., Jordan, E., Lee, J. K., Mathew, A. G., & Ebner, P. D. (2012). EXTENSION EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM: The future of biosecurity andantimicrobial use in livestock production in the United States and therole of extension. Journal of Animal Science, 90(8), 2861-2872. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4739

Ebner, P., Indrea, A., Constantinescu, A., Borlea, F., & Thompson, L. (n.d.). Returning to Romania: Building on a service learning course focused on dairy quality. NACTA Journal, 63(December 2019).

Sajdera, K., & Ebner, P. D. (2018). Milk Quality Assessment: A Transferrable International Service Learning Model for Undergraduates. NACTA Journal, 62, 40-46.

Ebner, P. D., McNamara, K., Deering, A., Oliver, H., Rahimi, M., & Faisal, H. (2017). Towards Developing an Industry-Validated Food Technology Curriculum in Afghanistan. Journal of Agricultural Education, 58, 72-83.

Ebner, P. D., Constantinescu, A., Borlea, F., Indrea, A., & Russell, M. A. (2017). Preparing Students for Extension Careers and Expanding U.S. Extension Reach Through International Service Learning. JOURNAL OF EXTENSION, 55(4).

Ebner, P. D., Ogle, T., Hall, T., DeBoer, L., & Henderson, J. (2016). County regulations of confined feeding operations in Indiana: An overview. Research For The indiana State Legislature, ID-466-W.

Hong, Y., Thimmapuram, J., Zhang, J., Collings, C., Bhede, K., & Ebner, P. (2016). The impact of orally administered phages on host immune response and surrounding microbial communities. Bacteriophage, 6(3).

Hong, Y., Schmidt, K., Marks, D., Hatter, S., Marshall, A., Albino, L., & Ebner, P. (2016). Treatment of Salmonella Contaminated Eggs and Pork with a Broad-Spectrum, Single Bacteriophage: Assessment of Efficacy and Resistance Development. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, doi:10.1089/fpd.2016.2172.

Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S Russell Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4808

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