Ruminant Nutrition Research Award
Section Awarded: National
Timothy A. McAllister, Ruminant Nutrition Research Award
Sponsored by American Feed Industry Association
Tim McAllister is a principal research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. He obtained his PhD from the University of Guelph in 1991. At the Lethbridge Research Center, he leads a team that focuses on ruminant nutrition, microbiology, molecular biology and beef production. His innovations include characterizing microbial processes of feed digestion, development of exogenous enzymes, prevention of bloat, mitigation of acidosis, fate of feed transgenes, biofuel feed by-products, mitigation of methane emissions, and use of subtherapeutic antibiotics in beef production. McAllister is an associate editor for the Canadian Journal of Animal Science and the Journal of Animal Science and has published over 289 scientific peer-reviewed papers.