John Pluske

John Pluske
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Murdoch University and University of Melbourne. Australia

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture); The University of Western Australia (1988).

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychological and nutritional stress in pigs at weaning: Production parameters, the stress response, and histology and biochemistry of the small intestine); The University of Western Australia (1995).

Post-doctoral scientist positions at The University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB, Canada; 1993-1995), Murdoch University (1995-1996) and Massey University (Palmerston North, New Zealand; 1996-1999).

Visiting Professor at The University of Guelph (Guelph, ON, Canada; 2005), and Australian-American Fulbright Commission Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and Life Sciences at Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS, USA; 2014-2015).

Currently, Professor in the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia; and Honorary Professorial Fellow, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Research interests are focused on nutrition-gut disease interactions in young pigs, general pig nutrition, pig growth and development, piglet behaviour, feed and ingredient evaluation, nutrition-immunology-microbiome interactions, nutritional alternatives to growth promoting antimicrobials, and bacterial resistance to dietary antimicrobial compounds.

Updated CV 07-Jul-2015

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