Animal sciences professors Tom Crenshaw and Guilherme Rosa were both on hand to receive awards from the American Society of Animal Science during the organization’s recent annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Crenshaw was named the recipient of the 2016 ASA Gary L. Cromwell Award for Research in Mineral Nutrition. He was selected in part for his research in mineral nutrition related to skeletal growth. The award recognizes excellence in research dealing with mineral nutrition of livestock. The research upon which the award is based is basic or applied research in the area of mineral nutrition and published during the nominee’s lifetime with emphasis on the 10-year period preceding the award.
Rosa was named the recipient of the 2016 ASAS Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics. He was selected in part for his basic research in the areas of experimental design, statistical modeling, and data mining techniques applied to animal breeding and quantitative genetics/genomics. The award is designed to stimulate research excellence in breeding and genetics. The research upon which the award is based is original and on basic or applied research in breeding and genetics with any class of large or small animals.
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