Award Winner Detail

Award: Meats Research Award
Univeristy: Clemson
Year: 2022
Section Awarded: National

Susan K. Duckett, Meats Research Award

Sponsored by: Elanco Animal Health


Dr. Susan K. Duckett earned her B.S. degree from Iowa State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in Animal Science. Dr. Duckett is currently a Professor and the Ernest L. Corley Jr. Trustees Endowed Chair at Clemson University. She has authored nearly 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous abstracts, presentations and extension reports. Her teaching efforts include undergraduate and graduate courses in animal growth, meat quality and lipid metabolism. Dr. Duckett has developed an internationally recognized program in meat science and animal growth. Her research explores how nutritional management of meat producing animals alters skeletal muscle growth and adipose tissue deposition, long-chain fatty acid composition, meat quality and palatability. She has received almost $5.5 million in extramural funding and given invited lectures in US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, and South Africa.

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