BAU student awarded Andrew F. Giesen III internship in USA

Our Correspondent:
Pravin Mishra, a student of DVM at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, achieved Andrew F. Giesen III Poultry Science Undergraduate Internship offered by Poultry Science Association Foundation, USA.

The name of the awardee was published in the Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting book, this year.

Pravin Mishra, a nationality of Nepal and recently a 4th year student of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) of Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. Mishra becomes the first Asian student who received this award and will continue his internship at The University of Georgia, Athens under the supervision of globally renowned Poultry Nutritionist and Gut Health specialist Dr. Woo Kyun Kim.

The expected duration of the internship is 8-12 weeks and is anticipated to be scheduled between June and August of the year it is awarded, although timing is ultimately up to the Awardees and the sponsoring Company/Organization’s availability.

The Giesen Undergraduate Internship program is designed to attract bright young scientists to learn first-hand how science and technology are applied in solving the challenges of meat and egg production in the modern day poultry industry.

Dr. Giesen’s career included broad and varied contributions to Poultry Science through research, teaching, support of the poultry and allied industries and support of the Poultry Science Association. It is the objective of this internship program and the desire of the Giesen Family, to promote the education and development of undergraduate students interested in considering a career in Poultry Science.

The Andrew F. Giesen III Poultry Science Undergraduate Internship Program was inaugurated in 2014 to honor the memory of Dr. Giesen. The program was funded by the generosity of the Giesen Family: Linda, his spouse, and children, Carrie and Joseph; his colleagues at Novus International, Inc.; and Novus International, Inc. The Poultry Science Association Foundation is charged with directing the funds to accomplish the goals of the program in collaboration with University Undergraduate Mentors and Institutional Partners.