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Champaign, IL (May 9, 2022)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Ángel Abuelo as the 2022 recipient of the Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award was created to recognize outstanding research by young dairy production scientists during the first 10 years of their professional career. The winner must have demonstrated outstanding research in dairy cattle production areas within five years immediately prior to the year of the award, published original research work, and been a member of ADSA for at least five successive years. The winner must be 39 years old or younger and have completed their PhD no earlier than 10 years prior to the year of the award.

Ángel Abuelo is an assistant professor at the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his veterinary and PhD degrees from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). His research focuses on strategies to enhance immunity during the neonatal and periparturient periods in dairy cattle. At MSU, he maintains federally funded research and extension programs, for which he has secured more than $4.3 million as principal investigator (PI) or co-PI since 2018. Abuelo has published 49 peer-reviewed articles and presented 25 national and international invited talks. He also contributes to veterinary student clinical training and provides continuing education to veterinarians.

It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Cargill Animal Nutrition present Ángel Abuelo with the 2022 Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist 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.