Research Spotlight: Texas Tech Animal & Food Sciences’ Jhones Sarturi
By: Christy Bratcher
Jhones Sarturi, an associate professor of beef cattle nutrition and metabolism within Texas Tech's Department of Animal & Food Sciences, joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2013. He also serves as manager for Tech's Ruminant Nutrition Laboratory and the Ruminant Nutrition Center.
His research broadly focuses on beef cattle nutrition and ruminal metabolism. More specifically, the development of strategies to improve, evaluate, and better utilize byproducts, forages, and grains in ruminant diets. His research approach involves the manipulation of nutrients/molecules at pre and/or post animal consumption.
Sarturi received his D.V.M. is from University for the Development of Pantanal-Brazil, and master's degree in agronomy from University of Sao Paulo-Brazil. His doctorate in animal science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Honors include Texas Tech Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2022), and Texas Tech Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2021).
CONTACT: Christy Bratcher, Associate Dean for Research, Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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