Award Winner Detail

Award: Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award
Year: 2016
Section Awarded: National

Dorian J. Garrick, Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award

Sponsored by Center for Regulatory Services, Inc. and Bouffault Award Fund

Dr. Garrick has held the Lush Chair in Animal Breeding & Genetics at Iowa State University since 2007, after 5 years at Colorado State University and 15 years at Massey University in New Zealand. He has a First Class Honors degree from Massey University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Dr. Garrick has trained graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from 14 developing countries. He has been integrally involved in research, development, and implementation of a variety of genetic improvement programs in livestock and plants in developed and developing countries.

Dr. Garrick is the Executive Director of the U.S. National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium. His recent work focuses on the theory and application of genomics in animal improvement. He enjoys working with enthusiastic producer and industry groups from developed and developing countries that seek to include animal breeding approaches in the attainment of their business goals.

Dr. Garrick will be returning to Massey University in January 2017.

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