Award Winner Detail

Award: Wettemann Graduate Scholar in Physiology Award
Univeristy: Texas A&M University
Year: 2021
Section Awarded: National

Alice P. Brandão, Wettemann Graduate Scholar in Physiology Award

Sponsored by: Robert Wettemann Appreciation Club

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Alice Poggi Brandão received a BS in Veterinary Medicine from São Paulo State University in 2013. Brandão received her MS. degree in Animal Science in 2016, in a collaborative effort between São Paulo State University and Oregon State University, under Dr. Reinaldo Cooke’s supervision. In 2017, Brandão started her PhD program at Texas A&M University, still under Dr. Reinaldo Cooke, where she investigates the use of ω-6 fatty acids supplements to improve physiological and productive responses in beef cattle. During her graduate career, Brandão has published 35 journal articles, 7 peer-reviewed research proceedings, and 31 research abstracts. Brandão also plays a significant role in outreach and teaching efforts, serving as Program Assistant for the Texas A&M International Beef Cattle Academy.

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