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Professor Sharon Huws

Professor Sharon Huws's key research interests lie in understanding the role that rumen microbes play in ruminant food security. Her research is strategically focused on understanding the functionality of rumen microbes—with the aim of addressing food security and human health—coupled with industrial biotechnology related to the rumen microbiome. Professor Huws also has a general interest in microbiomes and occasionally focuses attention on poultry, pig and even human lung microbiomes.

Professor Huws is in receipt of a Brazil Special Visiting Researcher Award (2014 - present) and coordinates the global 'Rumen Microbial Genomics' network, is an editor for the journals Microbiome and Frontiers in Microbiology, as well as a ruminant nutrition section editor for the journal Animal.

1 Course
198 Students