Francine Mezzomo Giotto

Francine Giotto

Title: Assistant Professor of Meat Science
Major Field of Interest: Meat Science and Food Safety
Office Phone: 575-646-2492
Office Location: Knox Hall 220


D.V.M. Centro-Oeste State University, Brazil, 2012
M.S. Maringa State University, Brazil, 2015
Ph.D. Londrina State University, Brazil, 2019
Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno, USA, 2022

Courses Taught:

ANSC 2310 - Introduction to Meat Science

ANSC 360 – Meat and Muscle Biology

FSTE 325 - Food analysis

FSTE 425 - Sensory Evaluation of Foods and Product Development

FSTE 490 – Processed Meats

Research Interest:

Antimicrobial resistance in Agri-Food chain

Meat Safety with a focus on E. coli and Salmonella-contaminated beef

Conversion and valorization of meat processing waste into value-added products