University of Florida

Dr. Mauricio A. Elzo

Professor

Research Summary

National and international research program on genetic improvement of unibreed and multibreed populations of beef cattle, dairy cattle, buffalo, and swine for traits of economic importance (fertility, growth, feed efficiency, carcass, and meat quality).  Research covers theoretical, computational, and applied genetic and genomic areas using experimental, field, and survey data from the United States and cooperating countries (Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ethiopia, Mexico, Thailand).

Education:

1983; Ph.D. (Genetics), University of California, Davis, CA

1974; DVM: (Veterinary Medicine) Austral University of Chile, Valdivia, Chile

Academic Positions Since Final Degree:

7/1/99 - present: Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
7/1/92 - 6/30/99; Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
8/18/86 - 6/30/92: Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
9/83 - 8/86; Research Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American College of Animal Genetics of ARPAS (Charter Member and Diplomat)
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)
American Society of Animal Science (ASAS; Editorial Board; Associate Editor; Division Editor)
American Statistical Association (ASA)
Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of AgricultureSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

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PO Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611
352-392-7564

2250 Shealy Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611