Pre-Conference Symposium Speaker
Masahito Oba received a Ph.D. degree from Michigan State University in 2002, and went to University of Alberta in 2004 as Assistant Professor of Dairy Nutrition and Management, and promoted to Full Professor in 2014. Masahito has developed research program in feed evaluation and digestive physiology for dairy cattle with primary focus on sub-acute rumen acidosis and nutritional management during the calving transition period, and has published more than 100 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Masahito has been the coach for University of Alberta Dairy Challenge team since 2009, and received Faculty Teacher of the Year Award three times during the past 10 years. In 2017, Masahito was awarded “Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences” from Canadian Society of Animal Science, and “Applied Dairy Nutrition Award” from American Dairy Science Association.