L.E. Casida Award
Univeristy: University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Section Awarded: National
Janice M. Bahr, L.E. Casida Award
Dr. Janice M. Bahr, a Wisconsin native, obtained a B.A. degree at Viterbo University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She accepted an assistant professorship in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Illinois in 1974 where she is now professor emerita. She has 180 refereed publications, 32 book chapters, and one book. She has mentored 33 M.S. students, 27 Ph.D. students and 6 postdoctoral fellows. She has given numerous seminars at U.S. universities and at national and international conferences. She has received many awards, including several for mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Dr. Bahr’s method of mentoring was greatly influenced by her mentor, Dr. A. V. Nalbandov, who was a graduate student mentored by Dr. L. E. Casida.