Audino Melgar Moreno receives the Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award

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Champaign, IL (June 3, 2020)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Audino Melgar Moreno as the 2020 recipient of the Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award. Melgar Moreno will be recognized during the virtual ADSA Annual Meeting.

The Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award recognizes a graduate student, who is also a member of ADSA, who has published a paper in the Journal of Dairy Science® (JDS®). The manuscript must be based on research conducted by the student before his or her final oral examination and must list the student as senior author. The manuscript must be submitted to JDS within 6 months after completion of the final oral examination and then be accepted to and/or published in JDS during the calendar year preceding the award.

Audino Melgar Moreno grew up in Pese, Panama. Melgar Moreno completed a bachelor’s degree in animal science at the University of Panama in 1999. In 2000, he joined the Panamanian Institute of Agricultural Research (IDIAP), where he has been working up to date. In 2002, Melgar Moreno moved to the United States for a master’s degree program in animal sciences at the University of Idaho. In 2016, Melgar Moreno received a scholarship from the Government of Panama to pursue a PhD in dairy cattle nutrition at The Pennsylvania State University under the supervision of Alexander N. Hristov. His research focused on enteric methane emission and lactational performance of dairy cows fed 3-nitrooxypropanol. Upon completion of his PhD, Melgar Moreno returned to his research position at IDIAP in Panama.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and the Alltech Biotechnology Center present Audino Melgar Moreno with the 2020 Alltech Inc. Graduate Student Paper Publication Award.


About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.