Professor Larry Schaeffer awarded ‘Doctor Honoris Causa’
Interbull Centre and the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) are pleased to communicate that this year’s title for Honorary Doctor in animal science has been awarded to Professor Lawrence (Larry) Schaeffer.
A truly outstanding scientist, colleague and mentor, Prof. Cornelis (Kees) F.M. de Lange was always thinking about the future and how to better the food animal agriculture industry through research. His legacy of excellence, originality and industry support is one that won’t be forgotten by his colleagues, students and friends.
Dr. Donald Grieve, former Chair of the Department of Animal & Poultry Science, was inducted posthumously into the Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame on March 8, 2017. The nomination was submitted by one of Don's former grad students, Paul Stevens.
The Food Institute of the University of Guelph invites proposals from university faculty, staff and students for special projects intending to elevate the university’s reputation as Canada’s food university, build strategic partnerships with stakeholders, and showcase university food research.
Together we want to transform global food systems and elevate Canada’s place within the global food economy. We will build on the University of Guelph’s world-class strengths in all aspects of food research, education and innovation.
Graduate students positions (MSc thesis or PhD) are available to work on developing genetic selection tools to reduce ketosis in dairy cattle. Students interested in animal breeding and functional genomics are encouraged to apply to: