News and Announcements

Prof. Receives Early Career Award

Dr. Angela Canovas is the recipient of the American Society of Animal Science
Early Career Achievement Award, presented to her during the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS
Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show. 

Prof. Receives Teaching Award

Prof. Alexandra Harlander has won the Poultry Science Association Early Achievement Award for Teaching. The biennial award recognizes the achievements of PSA members in the early stages of their career in poultry-related teaching.


About Prof. Harlander

Michael Steele Receives the ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Production

Congratulations to Prof. Michael Steele who has been named the recipient of the 2020 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Production. The award recognizes a young scholar from the Production Division and their potential in research and educational leadership, and to identify critical issues affecting the future of the dairy industry.

The full press release can be found here.

New Meat Science Prof

The Department of Animal Biosciences is pleased to welcome Prof. Marcio Duarte as a new assistant professor in meat science and muscle biology. He begins in the role in January 2021.

“We are very happy to welcome Marcio to the department,” shares Prof. Jim Squares, department chair. “His experience in the molecular and cellular aspects of meat production, combined with his understanding of practical applications for industry, are a perfect fit for our department.”

Our Sympathies: Dr. Larry Milligan

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Larry Milligan on May 22, 2020.  Dr. Milligan was a long-standing member of the University of Guelph community with roles as the Dean of Research, Vice-President (Research) and as a faculty member in the Department of Animal Biosciences (formerly the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences).

Dr. Milligan's obituary can be found at the following link:

Prof. Talks Nutritional Challenges of Commercial Aquaculture

The Fish Site recently highlighted a talk given by Prof. Dominque Bureau at Alltech's One Virtual Conference. In his talk “On the money: optimising performance and profit with dynamic nutritional modelling, Prof. Bureau, who runs the Fish Nutrition Research Laboratory here in Animal Biosciences, discussed the benefits of incorporating nutritional modelling into nutritional aquaculture research.

The full story can be found here.


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