The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is pleased to announce Isis Kanevsky‐Mullarky as the 2013 recipient of the ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Production. The award was presented on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis.
The ADSA Foundation Scholar Award in Dairy Production was created to recognize a young scholar from the Production Division and their potential in research and educational leadership, and to identify critical issues affecting the future of the dairy industry. Special requirements include a ten year or less post‐final academic degree, current active membership in the American Dairy Science Association, exemplary research and/or educational programs (instruction, extension, or industry), and potential for
Isis Kanevsky‐Mullarky is an associate professor in the Department of Dairy Science. She obtained her B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Vermont, where she worked with Woody Pankey and John Bramley. In 2003, she received her Ph.D. from Penn State, where she worked with Lorraine Sordillo. Kanevsky completed her postdoctoral studies at the Trudeau Institute, conducting infectious‐disease research using mouse models. Her current research focuses on enhancing immunity and vaccine development to prevent infections such as Staphylococcus aureus in dairy cattle and human populations.