Welcome to our new team members!

We are excited to welcome two new team members. Dr. Mohammad Afrouziyeh has joined us as a Research Associate and Thania Moraes MSc as an Extension Technician!

Mohammad Afrouziyeh

Mohammad is a Ph.D. graduate of the University of Alberta. His research focused on “Metabolic status and reproduction in broiler breeders: impact of growth trajectories”. Mohammad has been serving the animal feed industry through his extensive experience in feed formulation as an animal nutritionist over the past ten years. Mohammad`s role with the Poultry Innovation Partnership will be to lead demonstration feasibility analysis projects and develop communication tools.

Thania Moraes

Thania got her M.Sc. at U of A. Her project evaluated the effect of broiler breeder nutrition on reproductive and offspring performance. Thania has more than ten years of experience with research, having worked with several species like quails, broiler breeders, broilers, turkeys, and layers. Thania has worked as a research assistant when we were still the Poultry Research Centre and she is coming back after her maternity leave.

Mohammad and Thania, we are thrilled to have you on our team!

About the author(s)

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A native of Edmonton, Valerie Carney completed her BSc and MSc in poultry reproductive physiology at the University of Alberta and went on to complete a Ph.D. in poultry genetics at the University of Arkansas.  Val is currently the Poultry Innovation Partnership lead, working with partners from the poultry industry, the U of A and the Alberta government to accomplish the PIP strategic plan.