CSAS honours award recipients

CSAS honoured several members, graduate students and undergraduate students with awards during the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM), held in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, July 19-23. Please join us in recognising these individuals for their accomplishments:

Canadian Society of Animal Science Fellowship

Dr. John McKinnon (University of Saskatchewan)

2016 sponsor: Alltech Canada, Inc.

Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences

Dr. Kees Plaizierdsc_0399 (University of Manitoba)

2016 sponsor: Trouw Nutrition (Nutreco)

Photo: Dr. Kees Plaizier (right) receives the Award for Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences during the CSAS Awards Ceremony. 

Technical Innovation in Enhancing Production of Safe Affordable Food

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Dr. Filippo Miglior (Canadian Dairy Network/University of Guelph)

2016 sponsor: Elanco Canada

Dr. Filippo Miglior (left), recipient of the Award for Technical Innovation in Enhancing Production of Safe Affordable Food. (Pictured with Dr. Eveline Ibeagha-Awemu)

Canadian Animal Industries Award in Extension and Public Service

Dr. Trevor DeVries (University of Guelph)

2016 sponsors: Canadian Pork Council, Chicken Farmers of Canada, and Dairy Farmers of Canada

Young Scientist Award

dsc_0395Dr. Michael Steele (University of Alberta)

2016 sponsor: Masterfeeds

Dr. Michael Steele (left) accepts the 2016 Young Scientist Award. (Pictured with 2015-2016 President Dr. Tim Reuter)

Please note: The Honorary Life Membership was not awarded in 2016.

Graduate student travel bursaries (Sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing)

The 2016 travel awards of $500 each were awarded to:

  • Mohanathas Gobikrushanth (University of Alberta)
  • Eranga De Seram (University of Saskatchewan)
  • Hooman Derakhshani (University of Manitoba)
  • Peter Park (University of Guelph)
  • Yasmin Schuermann (McGill University)
  • Maxime Leduc (Université Laval)

Graduate student poster presentations
Sponsor: Canadian Science Publishing

  • Award winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd were:
    •  Eoin O’Hara (University of Alberta)
    • Ou Wang (University of Alberta)
    • Yasmin Schuermann (McGill University)

Graduate student oral presentations
Sponsor: Canadian Science Publishing

  • Award winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd were:
    • Rizaldy Zapata (University of Calgary)
    • Larisa Jancewicz (University of Saskatchewan)
    • Peter Park (University of Guelph)

Undergraduate student award of academic excellence
Sponsor: Canadian Science Publishing

  • Awarded $100 each in 2016 to:
    • Elisabeth Robertson (University of British Columbia)
    • Nicole LeBlanc (University of Alberta)
    • Ella Flumes (University of Saskatchewan)
    • Vicki Wien (University of Manitoba)
    • Sarah Jajou (University of Guelph)
    • Audrey St-Yves (McGill University )- MacDonald Campus
    • Marguerite Plante-Dube (Université Laval)
    • Wei Minmin (Dalhousie University).
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