Pohler awarded 2020 Southern Section of the ASAS Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award – Research
March 4th, 2020
January 25, 2020 – Dr. Ky Pohler is the recipient of the 2020 Southern Section of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award – Research, presented to him this week during the annual 2020 Southern Section ASAS Meeting held in Chattanooga, TN.
Dr. Ky Pohler is an Assistant Professor in the Texas A&M – Department of Animal Science. He received a B. S. in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 2009, and a M. Sc. and Ph. D. from the University of Missouri. Prior to returning to Texas A&M, Dr. Pohler was on faculty at the University of Tennessee in the Department of Animal Science. Dr. Pohler’s research interests focus on physiological and molecular mechanisms that control reproductive efficiency in cattle. His research findings have resulted in invitations to speak at numerous local, national and international events. He has authored/coauthored 55 refereed journal articles, 3 book chapters, 34 conference proceedings and 94 conference abstracts. To date he has mentored 7 M. Sc. students, 9 international students/interns, and 3 visiting scientist. Dr. Pohler has also secured more than $4 million in grant and gift support for his program, including federal programs and industry support.
The Southern Section of the ASAS Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Research Award recognizes a member of the ASAS Southern Section who has made an outstanding contribution in research in the field of Animal Science.