Campus Units

Animal Science

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Publication Date

5-2018

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Animal Science

Volume

96

Issue

5

First Page

2012

Last Page

2015

DOI

10.1093/jas/skx026

Abstract

Dr. Cornelis Franciscus Maria de Lange, known to all as Kees, the son of Cornelis and Petronella de Lange, was born on April 19, 1961 in the farming community of De Weere, The Netherlands. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science in 1983 and followed that with a M.Sc. degree in animal nutrition in 1985, both from the Agricultural University in Wageningen, The Netherlands. He then moved to Canada to study with Dr. Willem C. Sauer at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB, Canada), graduating with a Ph.D. in animal nutrition in 1988. For 3 yr, he was employed as a Swine Nutritionist and Research and Technical Service Manager with Ralston‐Purina Canada in Woodstock, ON, Canada. In 1992, he joined the Prairie Swine Centre (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) as a Research Scientist – Nutrition before moving back to Ontario to join the faculty in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science of the University of Guelph in 1994. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998 and then to Full Professor in 2003, a position he held until his death from melanoma on August 1, 2016.

Comments

This is a manuscript of an article published as Patience, J. F., and M. Z. Fan. "Cornelis (Kees) Franciscus Maria de Lange (1961–2016): a brief biography." Journal of animal science 96, no. 5 (2018): 2012-2015. doi:10.1093/jas/skx026. Posted with permission.

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The Author(s)

Language

en

File Format

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