Dr. Merlin D. Lindemann
University of Kentucky
Merlin D. Lindemann is a professor of swine nutrition and management in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Lindemann’s research areas include dietary modifications of nitrogen and phosphorus related to performance and waste management, determination of the feeding value of new byproduct feeds, evaluation of trace minerals for swine, and the effect of supplements on reproductive performance. Dr. Lindemann has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Animal Science and on the editorial board of the Professional Animal Scientist. He received the American Feed Industry Association’s Nonruminant Nutrition Award from the American Society of Animal Science and the University of Kentucky George E. Mitchell Jr. Award for Outstanding Faculty Service to Graduate Students. Dr. Lindemann received his B.S. and Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Phillip S. Miller
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Phillip S. Miller is a professor of swine nutrition in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Miller is responsible for conducting swine nutrition research focused on interrelationships among liver metabolism, nutrient intake, and growth criteria in growing-finishing barrows and gilts and research in nutritional energetics and body composition. He has served as Associate Editor and Division Editor of the Journal of Animal Science. He has won numerous awards for his teaching, including the Gamma Sigma Delta Teaching Award of Merit and the L. K. Crowe Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award. Dr. Miller received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Davis.
Dr. Jack Odle
North Carolina State University
Jack Odle holds the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professorship in nutritional biochemistry at North Carolina State University. Dr. Odle’s research has focused on neonatal nutrition and metabolism, particularly the developmental aspects of lipid digestion, absorption, and metabolism at the molecular, cellular, and whole-animal levels. His other research interests include effects of dietary carnitine and medium-chain triglycerides on growth and the effects of bioactive peptides and polyunsaturated fatty acids on development of the neonatal intestine. Dr. Odle has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Nutrition and as an elected counselor of the American Society for Nutrition. He has received the American Feed Industry Association’s Nonruminant Nutrition Award from the American Society of Animal Science. Dr. Odle received his B.S. in animal science from Purdue University, M.S. in animal nutrition from the University of Wisconsin, and Ph.D. in nutritional sciences and animal science from the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Hans H. Stein
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hans H. Stein is a professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on the digestion, absorption, and utilization of energy and macronutrients of feed ingredients, as well as digestive physiology, feed ingredient evaluation, and nutrient management. His honors include the Pork Information Partner Award and the Research Award from Gamma Sigma Delta. In 2010, he was the recipient of the American Society of Animal Sciences’ 2010 American Feed Industry Association Award in Nonruminant Nutrition Research. Dr. Stein serves on several national committees, including the Nonantimicrobials Working Group and the Animal Science Committee, both of the National Pork Board, and as an associate editor of the Journal of Animal Science. He received a Green Diploma in Agriculture (Farmer’s Licence) from the Farmer’s Agricultural School in Graasten, Denmark, his M.S. in animal science from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Denmark, and Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois.
Dr. Nathalie L. Trottier
Michigan State University
Nathalie L. Trottier is an associate professor in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. Her research interests involve amino acid metabolism during growth and lactation, including investigation of mechanisms of amino acid utilization by the gut and the mammary gland. She is the Research Editor for Michigan State University’s Equine Program Newsletter and has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Animal Science. She is currently serving as the American Editor of the nonruminant nutrition section for the international ANIMAL Journal. Dr. Trottier received her B.S. in agronomy at McGill University in Canada, M.S. in animal nutrition at McGill University, and Ph.D. in animal nutrition at the University of Illinois.