Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Univeristy: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Year: 2013
Section Awarded: National

James Pettigrew, ASAS Fellow: Research Category

<p>Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
Dr. James Pettigrew is a professor of animal acience at University of Illinois. His 37 year career includes 28 years at two universities (Minnesota and Illinois) separated by two highly successful positions in private industry. Dr. Pettigrew is a pioneering authority on sow nutrition and the use of modeling to estimate nutrient requirements. His research has also led to breakthroughs in understanding the influence of diet on the immune system of young pigs. Dr. Pettigrew’s highly productive research career has led to 430 invited presentations in 35 countries, 106 refereed journal articles and 10 book chapters. His innovative contributions to the 10th edition of Nutrient Requirements of Swine had substantial effects on swine feeding worldwide. He has served on a WHO panel dealing with antimicrobial use, the ASAS Board of Directors, the ASAS and FASS committees on public policy, and as President of the Midwest Section of ASAS. Dr. Pettigrew and his wife, Cinda, live in Champaign, Illinois.</p>

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