Colby Redifer Received 2023 MWASAS Young Scholar Award

His research focuses on developmental programming.

Colby Radifer wearing a pale yellow shirt

Colby Redifer, PhD candidate in ruminant animal physiology, was honored with the Young Scholar Award at the 2023 Midwest American Society of Animal Science (MWASAS) meeting. His research focuses on developmental programming, specifically the impacts of late gestational nutrient restriction on prenatal and postnatal offspring nutrient utilization in beef cattle, under the guidance of his advisor, Allison Meyer, associate professor in the Division of Animal Sciences.

The Young Scholars Program recognizes and features research accomplishments of recent PhD recipients or current PhD students in the advanced stages of their program at the annual ASAS Midwest Section meeting. Promising scholars within the ASAS Midwest Section are given the opportunity to present timely research findings to an audience of academic and industry professionals.