Young Animal Scientist Award - Research
Univeristy: Oklahoma State University
Section Awarded: Southern
Ranjith Ramanathan, Young Animal Scientist Award - Research
Dr. Ranjith Ramanathan is an Assistant Professor of Meat Science, Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Ramanathan received his Ph.D. and MS degree in Animal Science from the University of Connecticut in 2012. He earned his Bachelor of Veterinary and Animal Science in 2004 from Kerala Agricultural University, India. Since 2012, he has been a faculty in the Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Ramanathan’s research focus on both fundamental and applied factors that influence fresh meat quality; more specifically on the postmortem biochemistry and meat color. Dr. Ramanathan has secured a total of $1.4 million as a PI and Co-PI from federal agencies, commodity groups, and industry. In addition, he has published 47 peer-reviewed journal articles, 72-refereed abstracts, 1 book chapter, and 4 full-paper conference proceedings.