Award Winner Detail

Award: H. Allen Tucker Appreciation Club Graduate Student Travel Scholarship
Univeristy: University of Connecticut
Year: 2022
Section Awarded: National

Nicole M. Tillquist, H. Allen Tucker Appreciation Club Graduate Student Travel Scholarship

Sponsored by: H. Allen Tucker Appreciation Club


Nicole M. Tillquist is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Connecticut. Nicole earned her BS and MS degrees in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Nicole is a research assistant in Dr. Kristen Govoni’s lab, where her research is focused on the effects of poor maternal nutrition on offspring growth and development using a sheep model. Nicole placed first at the 2021 Northeast ASAS meeting and second at the 2021 National ASAS meeting in the graduate student Ph.D. poster competitions. Nicole has published two papers as a first author and co-author in peer-reviewed journals and eleven abstracts at national conferences.  

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