Matt Spangler grew up on a diversified crop and livestock farm in Kansas. He received degrees from Kansas State University (BS; 2001), Iowa State University (MS; 2003), and the University of Georgia (PhD; 2006) and is currently an Associate Professor and Extension Beef Genetics Specialist at the University of Nebraska. He works as part of a team with colleagues at UNL and US MARC to improve genetic/genomic selection tools and methods.
Ph.D. in Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Georgia, 2006
M.S. in Animal Breeding and Genetics, Iowa State University, 2003
B.S. in Animal Science, Kansas State University, 2001