• 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
  • Multispectral technology for rapid non-invasive prediction of live carcass traits in growing-finishing pigs



Other information

2023. Award in nutrition or meat Sciences. Excellence in teaching, research or extension in the fields of nutrition and meat science at the provincial, federal or international level. Canadian Society of Animal Science.

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