Award Winner Detail

Award: Animal Growth and Development Award
Univeristy: Iowa State University
Year: 2022
Section Awarded: National

Nicholas K. Gabler, Animal Growth and Development Award

Sponsored by: DSM Nutritional Products, Inc.


Dr. Nicholas K. Gabler is a Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. His research and teaching has been focused on fundamental swine nutrition, metabolism and physiology. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Ph.D. degrees from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Upon completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Gabler conducted postdoctoral research at Purdue University and then Iowa State University. In 2008 he joined the Animal Science Department at ISU as an assistant professor. Dr. Gabler has an active and diverse research program that focuses on understanding and improving swine feed efficiency, growth and intestinal physiology and health of swine. He is also actively researching the effects pathogens and nutrition on pig performance, intestinal function and integrity, metabolism, tissue lean and bone accretion and health.

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