Marcia R. Hathaway

Emerita Professor-Muscle Growth Biology/Equine Nutrition


  • Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Minnesota, 1991
  • B.S., Biology, University of Minnesota, 1980

Research Interests

  • Effect of feed additives and beta adrenergic agonists on skeletal muscle growth.
  • Role of satellite cells in muscle growth.
  • Muscle tissue culture systems.


  • ANSC 1007: Horse in Your Backyard
  • ANSC 1701: Historical Influence of the Horse
  • ANSC 3007: Equine Nutrition
  • ANSC 3511: Growth and Development (co-instructor)
  • ANSC 4096 PEP: Internship (advisor)
  • ANSC 8211: Growth and Development (guest lecturer)
  • CFAN/ANSC 3517: Shires, Shorthorns, and Sheep: Exploring Livestock Systems in England (Study Abroad)
Dr. Marcia Hathaway