252 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Area of Specialization:
Genetics and Livestock Genomics
Education:B.S., Kansas State, 2005
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2009
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012
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 with a 60% research and 40% teaching appointment. She teaches Genetics in the fall and maintains an active research program in the use of genomics for genetic improvement in livestock.