Dr. Grieger is from a small town in Indiana. His major teaching and research interests are applied and basic reproductive physiology with an emphasis in cattle.
Dr. G. teaches courses that include topics on estrous synchronization, ultrasonography, pregnancy diagnosis, and calving. He also teaches a course on applications of biotechnology to animal agriculture as well as co-teachs Animal Reproduction with Dr. Davis. He has led two international study tours, one to Costa Rica and one to South Africa. In addition to his teaching responsibilities he also advises undergraduate students.
His applied research interests focus on estrous synchronization and timed artificial insemination protocols for beef heifers Dr.G.'s basic research focuses on genes important to reproductive function in livestock. Recently, his lab has worked on developing bovine stem cells for biotechnical applications. He has a 60% Teaching and 40% Research appointment in the department.