Animal Industry Service Award
Section Awarded: National
Dorian J. Garrick, Animal Industry Service Award
Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health
Dorian Garrick has held the Lush Chair in Animal Breeding and Genetics at Iowa State University since 2007 after five years at Colorado State University and 15 years at Massey University in New Zealand.
Dorian Garrick has a First Class Honors degree from Massey and PhD from Cornell. Garrick has been integrally involved in the development and implementation of a variety of genetic improvement programs in livestock and plants on five of the seven continents.
Dorian Garrick is the executive director of the US National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium. His recent work focuses on the theory and application of genomics in animal improvement. Dorian Garrick enjoys working with enthusiastic producer and industry groups that seek to include animal breeding approaches in the attainment of their business goals.