Research Spotlight: Dept. of Animal & Food Sciences’ Alejandro Echeverry
By: Norman Martin
Alejandro Echeverry, an associate professor within the Department of Animal & Food Sciences, joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2014. The Colombian native indicated that he is particularly interested in improving, validating and implementing antimicrobial interventions to improve the safety of beef products, especially in developing countries, with the goal to increase their ability to export to the United States.
He has worked closely with the university's International Center for Food Industry Excellence and its goal to provide the world with a safer food supply, while increasing the research and outreach efforts of the Department of Animal & Food Sciences. Echeverry received his bachelor's degree in food engineering from the Corporación Universitaria Lasallista in Medellín, Colombia.
CONTACT: Chance Brooks, Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or email@example.com
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Editor: Norman Martin
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