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UNL professor honored for research

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CALKINS--The American Meat Science Association named University of Nebraska-Lincoln animal science professor Chris Calkins as the recipient of its 2011 Distinguished Research Award. (Courtesy photo.)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln animal science professor Chris Calkins is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Research Award from the American Meat Science Association.

The award, established in 1965, recognizes members with outstanding research contributions to the meat industry. It is sponsored by ConAgra Foods of Downers Grove, Ill.

Calkins will be honored at a special reception and awards presentation at the AMSA 64th Reciprocal Meat Conference in Manhattan, Kan.

Calkins was nominated by Steven Lonergan, a professor at Iowa State University.

"Dr. Chris Calkins exemplifies that ideal combination of a person who applies a sound scholarly approach toward understanding basic meat science principles; maintains an awareness of practical fresh meat industry concerns, issues and needs; and exhibits enduring motivation and enthusiasm to seek implementation of his research results," Lonergan said. "In his career, he has advanced the understanding of how meat composition and biochemistry impact the quality of fresh meat for retail and for value-added processing."

Calkins' most widely recognized work has been in the area of beef muscle profiling. His research could be considered the most industry-accepted work performed by any AMSA member during the past 25 years. In 2004, his muscle profiling research team was awarded the World Prize for Meat Science and Technology, the only time the award has been presented to a U.S. scientist.

The benefits of Calkins' research have been recognized around the world. He is a desired speaker and frequent recipient of awards honoring his successes and advancements in meat research.



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