August 15, 2003
The American Society of Animal Science recently announced its 2003 award winners. Among those honored at the ASAS annual meeting, held June 23, 2003, in Phoenix were:
- Dr. David L. Thomas, professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, who was recognized for his research program in the genetic improvement of sheep. Thomas received The Rockefeller Prentice Memorial Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics, sponsored by ABS Global, Inc.
- Dr. Robert G. Zimbelman, who received the Distinguished Support of Animal Science Award.
- Dr. James Oltjen, cooperative Extension specialist, University of California, who received an ASAS Extension Award for his outstanding contributions to animal science extension, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health.
- Dr. Keith Belk, professor, Colorado State University, who was recognized for his research excellence in meat science with an award by Elanco Animal Health.