Award Winner Detail

Award: Early Career Achievement Award
Univeristy: University of Saskatchewan
Year: 2017
Section Awarded: National

Dr. Greg B. Penner, Early Career Achievement Award

Dr. Greg Penner is a recognized leader in the eld of ruminant nutrition, in particular addressing issues related to acidosis, volatile fatty acid absorption and functionality of the gastrointestinal tract. Greg joined the Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan (Canada) in 2009 as an Assistant Professor of Ruminant Nutritional Physiology. Five years later he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure and in 2014 he was appointed Centennial Enhancement Chair in Ruminant Nutritional Physiology at the University of Saskatchewan.

Greg grew up on the family farm in Saskatchewan which inspired his curiosity in animal science. He attended the University of Saskatchewan where he received his BSc Agr in 2004 and his MSc in 2006. Greg then obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 2009.

Dr. Greg Penner has in a short period of time demonstrated excellence in ruminant nutrition research, teaching, and extension. 

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