Symposium 2019

Perspectives on Sustainable Diets

Symposium Speaker

Sergio Burgos, PhD

SERGIO BURGOS, PhD

Assistant Professor
Animal Nutrition and Metabolism
McGill University

Sergio Burgos received a degree in Agronomy from the Panamerican School of Agriculture, before completing a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science at the University of Florida. He obtained a Master's degree in Animal Science from the University of California at Davis and a doctorate in Animal Science from the University of Guelph in 2009.

He joined the McGill Nutrition and Food Science Centre at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, McGill University as a Richard and Edith Strauss Postdoctoral Fellow. From 2012 to 2014, he was a Research Associate at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre. In 2015, he joined the Department of Animal Science at McGill University as Assistant Professor in Animal Nutrition and Metabolism. He is Associate Investigator at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre and Associate Member of the Department of Medicine at McGill University. Prof. Burgos research focuses on the role of dairy products on cardiometabolic health and environmental sustainability.

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Other Speakers

ANNE MOTTET, PhD

Livestock Development Officer
Animal Production and Health Division
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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