A. E. Freeman
Emeritus Professor of Animal Science
Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture
Iowa State University
239 Kildee Hall
Ames, IA 50011-3150
Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University: 1957
Master of Science, West Virginia University: 1954
Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University: 1952
2003 Iowa State Dairy Assoiation Ralph Keeling Award
Recognized by Institute for Scientific Information as a "highly cited researcher"
2001 National Dairy Shrine Award
2000 ASAS Morrison Award
2000 American Dairy Society Association Freeman Symposium
1998 Fellow ADSA
1998 ADSA Distinguished Service Award
1996 Fellow AAAS
Dr. Freeman's areas of research interest were dairy cattle breeding, including improving methods of sire and cow evaluation; breeding goals; efficiency of production; milk composition; mitochondrial function-molecular and phenotypic; genetic differences in immunocompetence; and adjusting for preferential treatment in dairy cattle evaluations.
American Society of Animal Science
American Dairy Science Association
President of the 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Breeding
American Society for the Advancement of Science
Freeman, A.E. 1996. What s new on the horizon in animal genetics. Proc. Prof. Dairy Mgt. Seminar. Coop. Extension Service, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA.
Boettcher, P.J., D. Steverink, D.C. Beitz, A.E. Freeman, and B.T. McDaniel. 1996. Multiple herd evaluation of the effects of maternal lineage on yield traits of Holstein cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 79:655.
Detilleux, J.C., M.E. Kehrli, Jr., J.R. Stabel, A.E. Freeman, and D. H. Kelley. 1995. Study of immunological dysfunction in periparturient Holstein cattle selected for high and average milk production. Vet. Immunology and Immunopathology. 44:251-267.
Kuhn, M.T., and A.E. Freeman. 1995. Biases in predicted transmitting abilities of sires when daughters receive preferential treatment. J. Dairy Sci. 78:2067.
Detilleux, J C., A.E. Freeman, M.E. Kehrli, Jr., A.B. Deitz, J.E. Butler, I. Kasckovics, L.K. Fox, and D.H. Kelley. 1995. Genetic association between parameters of innate immunity and resistance to infectious diseases in periparturient Holstein cattle. J. Dairy Sci. (Submitted).