ASA Fall Focus 2022 Speaker Highlight Alison Van Eenennaam, PhDMon, 12 Sep 2022 07:23:01 CDT
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the field of animal genomics and biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California–Davis. She received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science from the University of Melbourne in Australia, and both an MS in animal science, and a PhD in Genetics from UC–Davis.
Her publicly funded research and outreach program focus on the use of animal genomics and biotechnology in livestock production systems. Dr. Van Eenennaam’s current research projects include the development of genome editing approaches for cattle. She has given over 700 invited presentations to audiences globally and uses a variety of media to inform general public audiences about science and technology.
A passionate advocate of science, Dr. Van Eenennaam was the recipient of the CAST 2014 Borlaug and the ASAS 2019 Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics. Twitter: @BioBeef.
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