- Corvallis US-OR
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Neil Forsberg, owner of OmniGen Research in Corvalis, Oregon, has performed at the leading edge of livestock research for more than 25 years. Currently serving as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the company, Neil Forsberg and his team develop safe and effective feed additives, supplements, and medical diagnostics for cattle.Neil Forsberg comes to his role with more than 30 years of experience in academic research. He received his Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from the University of Manitoba in 1975, continuing on to receive his Master's degree in the same field two years later. He then relocated to the United States, where he earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of California at Davis, graduating in 1983.Following completion of his doctorate, Neil Forsberg traveled across the country to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he served for two years as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Poultry and Avian Sciences. In 1985, he returned to the west coast, accepting a position as Assistant Professor in Oregon State University's Department of Animal Sciences. He later advanced to Associate Professor and ultimately to full Professor.During his time at Oregon State University, Neil Forsberg published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including a landmark manuscript appearing in a 1998 edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He earned numerous grants for his research, including funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as state and local funders such as the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon. For his achievements, he has received the Gary Costly Award for Excellence in Nutrition Research, as well as the F.E. Price Award for Outstanding Scientist in the College of Agriculture. He left Oregon State University in 2007 to focus full-time on his work with OmniGen.Neil Forsberg maintains active memberships in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Animal Science, and the American Dairy Science Association.