ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Univeristy: Texas A&M University
Section Awarded: National
Dr. Gary L. Williams, ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Dr. Gary L. Williams is a Regents Fellow, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, and Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Beeville and Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University-College Station. Williams is nationally
and internationally recognized for his research with beef cattle, including the neuroendocrinology and physiology of suckling-mediated anovulation, the role
of dietary fat intake/metabolism in regulating postpartum ovarian physiology,
the nutritional programming of puberty, and the development of Bee Synch for synchronization of ovulation of Bos indicus-influenced cattle. His laboratory is the recognized authority in the eld of neuroendocrine signaling pathways that control the nutritional programming of puberty in the beef heifer. Dr. Williams’ research has also made notable contributions to our understanding of seasonal reproduction in the mare and methodologies for its control. He has successfully mentored 43 M.S., Ph.D. and postdoctoral trainees.