Francisco Cabezón

Francisco Cabezón

Pipestone Systems. United States


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Animal Sciences, Purdue University, 2017, "Heat stress alleviation on lactating sows and boars by betaine supplementation and floor cooling".
  • Agricultural Engineering Professional Degree, Animal Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Animal Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2010.

Research and Work Experience

  • June 2017 to present - Production Supervisor and Research Liaison, Pipestone Systems
  • August 2013 to May 2017 - Graduate Research Assistant - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • March 2013 to June 2013 - Assistant Instructor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • July 2012 to February 2013 - Swine Reproduction Zonal Chief - Agrosuper
  • January 2012 to June 2012 - Swine Reproduction Zonal Chief Trainee - Agrosuper
  • January 2011 to February 2011 - Professional Internship - Agrosuper
  • January 2010 to February 2010 - Professional Internship - Agrosuper

Society Membership

  • American Society of Animal Science, 2013 to present.

Honors and Awards

  • CONICYT. Chilean National Scholarship for Graduate Students (2013-2017).
  • Academic Excellence Award 2011. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Summa Cum Laude class of 2011.
  • Distinction from the College of Agricultural Engineers of Chile. Summa Cum Laude class of 2011.
  • XI Knowledge Olympics 2003, Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Gold medal in biology, physics and chemistry.
  • Young Scholar Award Midwest Meeting, 2017. Heat stress alleviation in lactating sows by dietary betaine supplementation and cooling pads. Midwest ADSA-ASAS.
  • W. R. Featherston Outstanding PhD Award 2017. Animal Sciences Department. Purdue University.

Updated CV 15-Jan-2018