Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award
Section Awarded: National
Dr. Michael Day, Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award
Sponsored by James W. Lauderdale Appreciation Club
Dr. Michael Day earned his BS degree at the University of Missouri and MS and PhD degrees at the University of Nebraska working under the direction of Jim Kinder. In 1985, Dr. Day joined The Ohio State University faculty. Dr. Day’s distinguished research career focuses on endocrine regulation of pubertal, ovarian follicular and uterine processes in cattle, with estrous cycle control as a constant component of his program. He has a strong peer refereed scientific publication and graduate student education record. International and industry collaborations have been key components of his research endeavors. Dr. Day also contributes to many extension programs on a state, national and international scale and is highly respected for his beef reproduction outreach engagements. Dr. Day has sustained many activities with the American Society of Animal Science, highlighted by him serving as President of the Midwest Section of the Society in 2000.