• Dr. Argenis Rodas-Gonzalez
  • Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    201 Animal Science/Entomology
    12 Dafoe Road
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada



  • PhD (Animal Science), Texas Tech University, USA
  • Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
  • Master in Animal Science, Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela


  • ANSC 4500 Animal Health
  • FOOD 3500 Processing of Animal Food Products
  • FOOD 7260 Advanced Meat Science


Research interests

Dr. Rodas-Gonzalez's research focuses on ante- and post-mortem factors of domesticated (beef, chicken and pork) and exotic species (water buffalo and bison) species to improve carcass and meat quality characteristics and value.

Current research projects

  • Improving feed efficiency and carcass quality by application of microbiome profiling, and computed tomography
  • Hyperspectral technology for rapid non-invasive prediction of live carcass traits in growing-finishing pigs



Other information

Students' Teacher Recognition 2022. For significant contribution to excellence in teaching, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Manitoba

Argenis Rodas-González full CV