Dr. Michael Steele Receives the ASAS Early Career Achievement Award from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. Michael Steele is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Early Career Achievement Award, presented to him during the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Michael Steele is an Associate Professor of Animal Physiology at the University of Guelph, NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Past-President of the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS). He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Guelph and worked for Nutreco Canada Ag research for two years prior to returning to academia at the University of Alberta and Guelph as an NSERC Industrial Research Chair. He was recently awarded the CSAS Young Scientist Award, the Cargill Young Animal Nutritionist Award and the Lallemand Award for Excellence in Dairy Nutrition Research. His current research is focuses on the mechanisms that control gastrointestinal health and development in cattle and has published over 60 manuscripts.
The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has shown outstanding achievement as a young scholar and is working toward the mission of ASAS: “The American Society of Animal Science fosters the discovery, sharing, and application of scientific knowledge concerning the responsible use of animals to enhance human life and well-being.” This award is sponsored by the ASAS Foundation.