Bormann, Jennifer (Minick)

Bormann, Jennifer (Minick)

Graduate Program Director
131 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7059 fax

Area(s) of Specialization

Genetic Improvement of Beef Cattle
Quantitative Genetics

Beef Genetics Team Website

View My Curriculum Vitae (Word document)



B.S. , Iowa State University, 1997
M.S. , Oklahoma State University, 1999
Ph.D. , Iowa State University, 2004

Bio Brief

Originally from Muscatine, Iowa, Dr. Jennifer Minick Bormann grew up with Shorthorn cattle and horses. She earned a B.S. in Animal Science from Iowa State University in 1997, an M.S. in Animal Science from Oklahoma State University in 1999, and a Ph.D. in Animal Breeding and Genetics from Iowa State University in 2004. She joined the faculty at Kansas State University and 2004 with a 75% teaching and 25% research appointment. Dr. Bormann specializes in beef breeding and genetics and has worked on a number of projects, including collaborations with the NCBA and the American Angus Association. Currently, she teaches Genetics, Animal Breeding Principles, Advanced Animal Breeding, Equine Genetics and Introductory Horse Lab, and advises undergraduate students.

Dr. Bormann, her husband Dale, daughter Kate, and son Luke reside south of Manhattan with their horses and dogs.


  • Genetics [ASI 500]
  • Animal Breeding Principles [ASI 510]
  • Companion Animal and Horse Lab [ASI 107]
  • Equine Genetics [ASI 602]
  • Genetics [ASI 500D]
  • Animal Breeding Principles [ASI 510D]