Early Career Achievement Award
Texas A&M University
Ky G. Pohler, Early Career Achievement Award
Dr. Ky Pohler is an Assistant Professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Animal Science. He received a BS degree from Texas A&M University, and MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Missouri. Prior to joining Texas A&M’s faculty, Dr. Pohler was on faculty at the University of Tennessee’s Department of Animal Science. Dr. Pohler’s research focuses on physiological and molecular mechanisms that control reproductive efficiency in cattle. His research findings have resulted in invitations to speak at numerous local, national and international events. He has authored/coauthored 84 refereed journal articles, four book chapters, 37 conference proceedings, 15 popular press articles and 103 conference abstracts. To date he has mentored two PhD Students, nine M.S. students, nine international students/interns, and three visiting scholars. From federal (USDA-AFRI and USDA-NHI Dual Purpose), state, and industry sources Dr. Pohler has also secured more than $6.8 million in grant/gift support.