Dr. James Sartin Receives the ASAS Fellow Award for Research from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. James Sartin is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Fellow Award for Research, presented to him during the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas
Dr. Jim Sartin is an emeritus professor of Physiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University. Sartin received his B.S. and M.S. from Auburn University and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Sartin was a post-doc and staff scientist at Temple University and then joined the faculty at Auburn. His research has focused on control of hormone secretion with an emphasis on neuroendocrine control of appetite and feed intake in ruminants, and the impact of endotoxins and disease on the endocrine-appetite system. Dr. Sartin has published more than 130 peer-reviewed articles and has made more than 160 invited presentations in18 countries. Dr. Sartin has been PI or co-PI on over $5 million in extra- and intra-mural funding. He served as ASAS as a Director-at-Large and President as well Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Animal Science, Translational Animal Science and Animal Frontiers. Jim and his wife, Eva, have two adult sons and live outside Birmingham, AL.
The ASAS Fellow Award for Research recognizes a member of ASAS who has rendered very distinguished service to the animal industry and/or to the American Society of Animal Science and had continuous membership in the Society for a minimum of twenty-five years. This award is sponsored by the American Society of Animal Science.