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G. Clifford Lamb received his B.S. in Animal Science from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992. He completed the requirements for the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1996 and 1998, respectively. He is currently the Professor and Head of Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. During his career, his primary research efforts have focused on applied reproductive physiology in cattle emphasizing synchronization of estrus in replacement heifers and postpartum cows. In 2013, Dr. Lamb and 6 colleagues received the USDA-NIFA Partnership Award for Multistate Efforts for their Extension efforts in reproductive management and received the University of Florida Research Foundation Fellowship Award in 2014 and the ASAS Animal Management Award in 2015 and the ASAS Physiology and Endocrinology Award in 2017. His programs have received more than $10 million in grant funds or gifts. He has published 109 refereed journal articles and more than 525 extension and research reports.