Dr. Allan Schinckel is a Professor of Animal Science at Purdue University. He received a B.S. in Animal Science from Iowa State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Quantitative Genetics from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. His research interests include lean growth modeling, pork quality, repartitioning agents, and methods to predict carcass composition and value. Dr. Schinckel has collaborated on numerous swine research projects, including production systems, environmental effects on pig growth, food safety, growth promotants, and biological markers of disease and stress.