Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Univeristy: Purdue University
Year: 2023
Section Awarded: National

Olayiwola (Layi) Adeola, ASAS Fellow: Research Category

Sponsored by: American Society of Animal Science

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Dr. Olayiwola (Layi) Adeola received the Bachelor of Agriculture degree in Animal Science from University of Ife, Nigeria in 1982, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Guelph in 1986 and 1989, respectively. He is a professor at Purdue University and has authored 305 refereed papers and 290 other publications. He served as Section Editor, Journal of Animal Science (2001-2006; 2016-2019); Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Animal Sciences (2009-2012), on the NRC Committee that wrote the Nutrient Requirements of Swine (11th ed.), and currently a Section Editor for Poultry Science. He received the American Feed Industry Association Poultry Nutrition Research Award, 2005; the Maple Leaf Duck Research Award, 2007; the AFIA Nonruminant Nutrition Research Award, 2007; the Evonik Poultry Research Award, 2010; the National Broiler Chicken Council Research Award, 2012; and the Gary L. Cromwell Award for Research in Minerals, 2022. Layi and his wife, Mope, have one son and 2 grandkids.

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