American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research
Univeristy: University of Manitoba
Section Awarded: National
Martin Nyachoti, American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research
Sponsored by: American Feed Industry Association
Dr. Martin Nyachoti’s internationally-recognized research program emphasizes nutritional characterization of feed ingredients and nutrition and gut health interactions to advance productivity, profitability and sustainability of the livestock industry. His research focuses on improved dietary energy and nutrient utilization, gut health and function, and environmental impact mitigation. A professor of animal science, Dr. Nyachoti currently advises 4 MSc and 3 PhD students, directs one research associate, and has advised an additional 37 graduate students, 8 post-doctoral fellows and 7 research associates since joining the University of Manitoba in 2000. Dr. Nyachoti has authored or co-authored over 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and earns more than 1,000 citations per year. He has made over 125 conference presentations and given 87 invited presentations in 16 countries. In 2013, he received the Canadian Society of Animal Science Award for Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences.