July 24, 2017

Dr. Andrea Cupp receives Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award

Dr. Andrea Cupp is the 2017 recipient of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award, presented to her during the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show held July 8-12 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Cupp is a Professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska. She received her B.S. from Virginia Tech and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska. She completed postdoctoral training in Cellular and Molecular Endocrinology at the University of California-San Francisco and Washington State.

Dr. Cupp held positions of Research Assistant Professor and Director of the transgenic & knockout mouse facility within the Center of Reproductive Biology at Washington State before joining the Animal Science Department at Nebraska as an Assistant Professor in 2000. Since then she has been promoted to Associate and then to Full Professor. In 2015, in recognition of her achievements, Dr. Cupp was appointed to the Omtvedt Endowed Professorship.

Dr. Cupp is a highly respected scientist and teacher with a notable program in reproductive biology. She has excelled in all three pillars of the land-grant mission and has earned international recognition for her accomplishments.

The Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award recognizes research excellence in physiology and endocrinology.

The Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award is sponsored by the James W. Lauderdale Appreciation Club.

ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 7,000 students, animal scientists, allied industry and producers around the world.

Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate


Photo: Dr. Todd Armstrong presents the Animal Physiology and Endocrinology Award to Dr. Andrea Cupp.