The Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences is pleased to announce that the 2022 Arthur B. Chapman Lecturer in Animal Breeding and Genetics is Dr. Sue Lamont – Iowa State University.
The 2022 Arthur B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics will be presented on Monday, May 2, 2022:
8:50 am, room 212 Animal Science building: Embryo sex identification
11:30 am: MSABD 1111: Animal genomics for climate resilience and global food security
Susan J. Lamont is a C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, where she has been on the faculty since 1983. She leads an active research program to determine the molecular genetic control of important biological traits in poultry, especially the traits related to infectious disease and environmental stressors. An additional theme is characterization of global biodiversity in chickens. She enjoys extensive national and global research collaborations with colleagues in academics and industry. Her research group has published over 260 peer-reviewed scientific journal papers and invited book chapters, and she has an h-index of 62 and i10 of 206. She has been awarded over $22 million in research funding. Dr. Lamont is very engaged in training the next generation of scientists and leaders in poultry genetics and immunology. She teaches graduate courses in livestock immunogenetics and in applied poultry breeding and genetics. She is an elected Fellow of three scientific societies: Poultry Science Association, International Society of Animal Genetics, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The A.B. Chapman Lectures in Animal Breeding and Genetics have been presented annually since 1994 by leading world scholars in the various fields related to the genetic improvement of livestock. Previous A.B. Chapman Lecturers have been:
Dr. Brian W. Kennedy (Canada, 1994); Dr. Jean-Louis Foulley (France, 1995); Prof. William G. Hill (United Kingdom, 1996); Dr. Brian P. Kinghorn (Australia, 1997); Dr. R. Leyden Baker (Kenya, 1998); Dr. Louis Ollivier (France, 1999); Prof. Morris Soller (Israel, 2000); Dr. Laurie Piper (Australia, 2001); Prof. Max. F. Rothschild (Iowa State University, 2002); Prof. James F. Crow (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003); Prof. L. Dale Van Vleck (USDA and University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2004); Prof. Jack C. M. Dekkers (Iowa State University, 2005); Prof. E. John Pollak (Cornell University, 2006); Prof. Leo Dempfle (Germany, 2007); Prof. Agustin Blasco (Spain, 2008); Prof. Miguel A. Toro (Spain, 2009); Prof. Daniel Sorensen (Denmark, 2010); Prof. Trudy Mackay (North Carolina State University, 2011); Prof. Dorian Garrick (Iowa State University, 2012); Prof. Henner Simianer (Germany, 2013); Prof. Jeremy Taylor (University of Missouri, 2014); Prof. Alison L. Van Eenennaam (University of California, 2015); Prof. Michael E. Goddard (University of Melbourne, 2016); Prof. Noelle Cockett (Utah State University, 2017); Prof. William M. Muir (Purdue University, 2018); Prof. Bruce Walsh (University of Arizona, 2019)This article was posted in News.