Abigail Martin from NUI Galway, Ireland was the third place Undergraduate winner in this year's regional Alltech Young Scientist competition. Abigail has just completed her final year studying Biotechnology and visited the Alltech European Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne, Ireland last week where she was presented with her certificate and medal from Dr. Mark Gaffney, Research Associate, Alltech Ireland.
Dr. Mandi McLeod traveled from her home in New Zealand to speak at our 2011 Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. She has a wide range of experience as a dairy and agri-business consultant in the dairy industry and has worked in Russia, China, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. She covered disruptive changes in New Zealand's dairy industry and strategies for meeting those challenges.