The Lush Symposium honors Dr. Jay L. Lush who was a prolific researcher, graduate educator and outreach personality during his career as a professor of animal science at Iowa State University from 1930 to 1966. Lush is considered the father of modern animal breeding.
During the Lush Symposium, Dr. Dorian Garrick was formally installed as the first Jay Lush Endowed Chair in Animal Breeding and Genetics. Garrick joined the Iowa State University faculty in August, 2007. [PDF]
The Symposium promises to be a great opportunity to learn, to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones as well as celebrating the legacy of Jay L. Lush.