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educator , animal scientist

George Elias Seidel, American Animal scientist, educator. Recipient Alexander Von Humboldt award, New York City, 1983, Animal BreedingResearch award National Association Animal Breeders, Columbia, Missouri, 1983, Clark award Colorado State University, 1982, Upjohn Physiology award, 1986; Gov's. award for Science and Technology, Colorado, 1986.


Seidel,, George Elias was born on July 13, 1943 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George E. Senior and Grace Esther (Heinly) Seidel.


Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1965;Master of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1968;Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1970;postgraduate, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 1970-1971.


Assistant professor physiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1971-1975;associate professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1975-1983;professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1983-1993;university distinguished professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1993. Visiting scientist Yale University, 1978-1979, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986-1987. Member board on agriculture National Research Council.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: New Technologies in Animal Breeding, 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences, American Dairy Science Association, American Society Animal Science (Young Animal Scientist award 1983, Physiology, Endocrinology award, 2008), Society for Study of Reproduction, International Embryo Transfer Society (president 1979, distinguished service award 2001, Pioneer award 2008).


Married Sarah Beth Moore, May 28, 1970. 1 child, Andrew.

George E. Senior Seidel,

Grace Esther (Heinly) Seidel,

Sarah Beth Moore

Andrew Seidel,