Award Winner Detail

Award: Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics
Year: 2014
Section Awarded: National

Dorian J. Garrick, Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics

Sponsored by Genus plc.

Dorian Garrick has held the Lush Chair in Animal Breeding & Genetics at Iowa State since 2007, after 5 yrs at Colorado State University and 15 yrs at Massey University in New Zealand.

Dorian Garrick has a First Class Honors degree from Massey and a PhD from Cornell.

Dorian has been integrally involved in research, development and implementation of a variety of genetic improvement programs in livestock and plants. That work has extended to Africa, Australia, and Europe, as well as North and South America.

Dorian 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. He enjoys working with enthusiastic producer and industry groups that seek to include animal breeding approaches in the attainment of their business goals.

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