Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award
Univeristy: University of Missouri
Section Awarded: National
Matthew C. Lucy, Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science Foundation
Matthew C. Lucy is a professor of animal science at the University of Missouri, where he serves as leader of the Food for the 21st Century Animal Reproductive Biology Program. Lucy's research is focused on the effects of nutrition on growth factors that affect fertility in farm animals. Much of his work relates to growth hormone, the growth hormone receptor, and IGF1. During the last 10 years, Lucy and his collaborators have published 59 refereed journal articles, and he has received over $3 million in funding as principal or co-investigator. He has been invited to present his research at 12 international meetings, 5 national meetings, and over 40 universities. He is also known as an outstanding classroom educator at Mizzou.