Rolf, Megan

Dr. Megan Rolf
Associate Professor
226 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Area of Specialization:

Genetics and Livestock Genomics

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B.S., Kansas State, 2005
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2009
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012

Brief Bio:

Dr. Megan Rolf was raised on a cow-calf operation in east central Kansas and has been involved with livestock her entire life. She received a bachelor’s degree in animal science at Kansas State University and a M.S. degree in animal science at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She also earned her Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Missouri, where her research focused on the use of genomics in beef cattle.

After graduation, Megan was on faculty at Oklahoma State University for four years where she was an Assistant Professor and State Extension Beef Specialist. She joined the faculty at Kansas State University in 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Animal Breeding. Today she has a 70% research and 30% teaching appointment. She teaches Genetics courses and maintains an active research program in the use of genomics for genetic improvement in livestock.