When Jerry Taylor isn’t traveling around the world, researching, or teaching, you can find him on the Lake of the Ozarks, surrounded by friends, family, his dogs and his 27-foot Baja boat. Taylor is a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences and Wurdack Chair of Animal Genomics.
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Jerry Taylor relaxes by boating, fishing and swimming
New spider bite test could reduce misdiagnosis
Among doctors, a brown recluse spider bite is often the “cause of choice” for unusual skin wounds—but research suggests it may often be the wrong choice. So a Missouri dermatologist and a University of Missouri animal scientist teamed up to solve that problem.
MU professor receives award for research in breeding and genetics
Jerry Taylor, University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences and Wurdack Chair of Animal Genomics, was chosen to receive the Rockefeller Prentice Memorial Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics from the American Society of Animal Science.
New research shows vegetable oil remains healthy for humans
A worry that a diet high in vegetable oil triggers inflammation and chronic disease in humans is not supported by scientific testing on humans.
Scholarship supports sustainable agriculture and honors a family's dedication to conservation
With more than 50 years of service to the University of Missouri, Fred Martz has influenced hundreds of farmers, students and fellow faculty members. Though he recently celebrated his retirement, his impact on education will sustain through the Fred and Donna Martz scholarship.