October 29, 2008
Novus appoints new ruminant research manager
Press Release

Novus International has appointed Duarte Diaz, Ph.D. as Ruminant Research Manager.


Dr. Diaz will be responsible for managing ruminant research and will serve as technical lead for Novus' mycotoxin management programs across species.


Dr. Diaz holds a Master of Science and Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in Nutrition/Toxicology. He joins Novus from Utah State University where he was an Assistant Professor at the department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Science.


Additionally, Dr. Diaz has served as a Dairy Extension Specialist for the States of Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and Montana. Prior to these experiences, he was a visiting scientist at the University of Bologna and the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Piacenza, Italy.


Dr. Diaz has also consulted with researchers, producers groups and nutritionists in over 45 countries over the last 10 years, said Dr. Mercedes Vázquez-Añón, Director, Animal Nutrition Research.