February 09, 2017

Lemley receives Young Animal Scientist Research Award


Dr. Caleb Lemley received the Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Research Award at the 2017 Southern Section Meeting, held Feb. 4-7,  in Franklin, Tenn.

Lemley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences at 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. 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.

Lemley joined Mississippi State University in 2012 as an Assistant Professor. His 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. Lemley has advised 3 M.S. and 1 Ph.D. students as well as serving as a committee member for 12 graduate students.


Dr. Caleb Lemley (left) accepts the Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Research Award from Dr. Charles Rosenkrans.

Congratulations, Dr. Lemley!

The Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Research Award is sponsored by Elanco Animal Health.


Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate