Iowa State swine research centre dedicated
The research centre at Iowa State University Bilsland
Memorial Farm will be dedicated to Lauren Christian next
The dedication will take place on May 8, 2007.
conducted much of his research at the Bilsland Farm and it is appropriate that
the research centre be named in his honor," says Maynard Hogberg, chair of the
Iowa State animal science department.
Lauren Christian, a native of LaPorte City, Iowa, was a professor of agriculture
in animal science. He was an internationally recognised expert in pig genetics,
well-known teacher and the first director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center at
A university faculty member for 33 years, Christian also
was a consultant for private and corporate firms associated with pork
production. He died just under 20 years ago.
â€¢ Iowa State
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