Meats Research Award
Section Awarded: National
Markus F. Miller, Meats Research Award
Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
The recipient of the Meats Research Award is Dr. Markus Miller, Horn Professor and San Antonio Livestock Show Distinguished Chair in Meat Science at Texas Tech University. Dr. Miller’s research has had a tremendous impact on U.S. agriculture, especially in the areas of consumer research, meat quality and food safety. He has served as investigator or co-investigator on projects totaling more than $19 million; resulting in 180 referred journal articles, 15 books & book chapters, more than 120 technical articles, 200 abstracts, and two US Patents. In addition, he has developed a nationally-recognized meat judging program, winning eight National Championships. He earned his bachelor and master’s degrees from Texas Tech and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M.