From Recife to Edmonton: Dr. Gleise Silva takes the helm of new research chair

A story featuring Gleise Silva (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) recently appointed as the inaugural Beef Cattle Research Council-Hays research chair in beef production systems.

New Cattlemen’s Young Leaders, Shipwheel Cattle Feeders awarded for sustainability

Gleise M. Silva (Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science), who will join the U of A as BCRC-Hays Chair in Beef Production Systems starting July 1, has received Canadian Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Award for Sustainability.

Professor Catherine Field (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) one of seven University of Alberta academics named as Canada Research Chairs by the Government of Canada

An expert in nutritional immunology, Catherine Field focuses on how diet affects maternal and infant immune health, infant immune development, and dietary fat and breast cancer. Her work also provides dietary recommendations for lactating mothers, infants, and women with breast cancer.