North Carolina State University student Benjamin Dorshorst won the Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award, the company announced. Dorshorst received the honor for his paper, “Genetic mapping of the sex-linked barring gene in the chicken.”

As part of its Poultry Science Association’s (PSA) upcoming 99th Annual Meeting, Alltech and the group announced more than two dozen awards. The meeting will be held in Denver, Colo., July 11-15, jointly with the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS) and the Asociación Mexicana de Producción Animal (AMPA).