Research Areas

Evaluation of meet and carcasses of slaughter animals.
Describe, classify and evaluate carcasses and meat of various animal species in their perceived, commercial and legal aspects. 
Develop and adapt methodologies to be adapted in these processes for greater efficiency. 

Biotechnology applied to animal products
Use microorganisms or their metabolites to increase the hygiene, sanitary and technological quality of animal products.

Quality control of animal products
Research the various aspects involved in the evaluation of the quality of products and services, seeking to identify alterations, indicating the corrective measures to be applied and monitored through laboratory testes (microbiological, physical-chemical, etc.). Evaluate industrial methods and processing applied to products.

Diagnostics, Epidemiology and quality inspection of animal products
Carry out research on assessment and control methods of zoonoses, toxic infections transmitted by animal products. 

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