Young Scientist Award – Research
Univeristy: Mississippi State University
Section Awarded: Southern
Dr. Caleb O. Lemley, Young Scientist Award – Research
Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
Dr. Caleb Lemley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, Mississippi State University. He received a B.S. in Biochemistry in 2005 from West Virginia University. He received a M.S. in 2007 and a Ph.D. in 2010 in Reproductive Physiology from West Virginia University. Dr. Lemley worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at North Dakota State University from 2010 to 2012. During this time he secured, as principal investigator, $200,000 in postdoctoral fellowship grants. He joined Mississippi State University in 2012 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Lemley’s research at MSU focuses on reproductive endocrinology with an emphasis on hormone bioavailability and function during conceptus development. He has published 39 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 book chapters, and 82 conference abstracts. Dr. Lemley has advised 3 M.S. and 1 Ph.D. students as well as serving as a committee member for 12 graduate students.