Ron Raines receives Vincent du Vigneaud Award from American Peptide Society

Ronald Raines, the Henry Lardy Professor of Biochemistry, recently earned the Vincent du Vigneaud Award from the American Peptide Society (APS). “This is a tribute to the dedication of my students and postdocs,” says Raines, who is also a professor …

Matt Ruark receives Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Award

Matt Ruark, an associate professor in the Department of Soil Science, was recently selected to receive a Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Award. The award provides $100,000 in flexible research funds over two academic years. Ruark’s research interests include understanding carbon and nitrogen cycling in …

Marshfield ARS wins national milk quality award

The story is posted in Hoard’s Dairyman, Jan 10, 2017 issue. Find the story at http://hoards.com/article-20248-Milk-quality-is-part-of-their-daily-culture.html. I wrote the story in the “body” section. YOu may use that if you’d like.

Briana Burton serves as American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer

Briana Burton, an assistant professor in the Department of Bacteriology, is serving as an American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer (ASMDL). The program selects a scientifically diverse group of distinguished lecturers through a competitive nomination process to deliver lectures at ASM branch meetings throughout the country. In …

Shutske receives service award from Wisconsin Agri-Business Association

John Shutske, professor of biological systems engineering and UW-Extension biological systems specialist, is the recipient of the Outstanding Service to Industry award from the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association (WABA). The award recognizes dedication and support to WABA and its members. Shutske …

Jeff Sindelar receives North American Meat Institute educator award

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has honored Jeff Sindelar, associate professor of animal sciences and Extension meat specialist, with the 2017 Harry L. Rudnick Educator’s Award. The award recognizes his role as an educator of future industry leaders and …

Bob Bradley receives Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association educator award

Bob Bradley, emeritus professor of food science, is the first recipient of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association’s new Babcock Award. The award was created to recognize the contributions of those in education or affiliate organizations to partner with cheesemakers in the …

Guilherme Rosa selected for Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

Guilherme Rosa, a professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been selected to receive a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award. The award provides $100,000 in flexible research funds over two academic years. Rosa’s research focuses on the interface between statistical/theoretical and molecular genetics and …

Victor Cabrera receives Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

Victor Cabrera, associate professor in the Department of Dairy Science, has been selected to receive a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award. The award provides $50,000 in flexible research funds for the next two years. Cabrera focuses on model-based decision support in dairy cattle and in …