We are pleased to announce the winners of the Veterinary Sciences 2020 Best Paper Award. All papers published in Veterinary Sciences from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 were considered for the award. After a thorough evaluation of the originality and significance of the papers, citations, and downloads, the two winning papers have been selected.
Manure as a Potential Hotspot for Antibiotic Resistance Dissemination by Horizontal Gene Transfer Events (doi:10.3390/vetsci7030110)
By Tiago Lima, Sara Domingues and Gabriela Jorge Da Silva
One research article:
Seasonality of Nosema ceranae Infections and Their Relationship with Honey Bee Populations, Food Stores, and Survivorship in a North American Region (doi:10.3390/vetsci7030131)
By Berna Emsen, Alvaro De la Mora, Brian Lacey, Les Eccles, Paul G. Kelly, Carlos A. Medina-Flores, Tatiana Petukhova, Nuria Morfin and Ernesto Guzman-Novoa
Each winner (corresponding author) will receive CHF 800 and the chance to publish a paper free of charge in Veterinary Sciences in 2022.
On behalf of the assessment committee, I would like to congratulate the winners on their accomplishments. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the nominated research groups of the above exceptional papers for their contributions to Veterinary Sciences and the Award Committee for voting and helping with this award.
Prof. Dr. Patrick Butaye, Veterinary Sciences