CARC – Scientist Profile – Flavio Ribeiro

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Flavio Ribeiro Ph.D., PAS
Research Scientist

Education

Post Doctoral, Texas Tech University (Animal Science with emphasis in impact of growth enhancers and their impact in feedlot performance, growth, marbling deposition, carcass and meat quality)
Ph.D., Texas A&M University (Animal Science with emphasis in Ruminant Nutrition and Meat Science)
M.S., Iowa State University,
Post Graduate Certificate, University of California-Davis (Animal Science)
B.S., Faculdade de Agronomia e Zootecnia de Uberaba (Brazil) (Animal Science)

Key Interests

Beef Cattle, Goats, Nutrition, Growth and Development

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, CARC building Rm 110, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-5095
Email: flribeiro@pvamu.edu

Professional Certifications

July 2009 to present – BQA Certified; Texas Cow-Calf and Stocker Beef Safety and Quality Assurance Training. A cooperative program by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Beef Council, and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.

August – December 2006 – HACCP Trained; Introductory HACCP Training, Accredited by the International HACCP Alliance.

September 2006 to present – Professional Animal Scientist. Area of Specialization in Beef Cattle. Accredited by American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.

January 2004 to present – Ultrasound Guidelines Council Field Certified Ultrasound Technician for beef cattle body composition.

Academic Advisory Services

January 2014 to Present: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Commercial Steer and Feeding Management Program – Member and Final Interview Committee

August 2011 to present: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Agriculture Research committee – Member

May 2011 to present: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Regional Association and Promotion committee – Member. East Texas representative

September 2009 – to present: International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation (ISEF) Student Travel Fellowship selection committee – Member

Recent Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Finck, D. N., F. R. B. Ribeiro, N. C. Burdick, S. L. Parr, J. A. Carroll, T. R. Young, B. C. Bernhard, J. R. Corley, A. G. Estefan, R. J. Rathmann, and B. J. Johnson. 2013. Yeast supplementation alters the performance and health status of receiving cattle. Prof. Anim. Sci. (In Press)

Johnson, B. J., F. R. B. Ribeiro, and J. L. Beckett. 2013. Role of technology in enhancing food security and sustainability. Animal Frontiers. July 2013. 3:8-13

Ribeiro, F. R. B., and L. O. Tedeschi. 2012. Using real-time ultrasound and carcass measurements to estimate total internal fat in beef cattle. J.Anim. Sci. 90:3259-3265

Ribeiro, F. R. B., L. O. Tedeschi, R. D. Rhoades, S. B. Smith, S. E. Martin, S. D. Crouse. 2011. Evaluating the Application of Dual X-ray Energy Absorptiometry to Assess Dissectible and Chemical Fat and Muscle from the 9 to 11th Rib Section of Beef Cattle. Prof. Anim. Sci. 27:472-476.

Rhoades, R. D., C . H. Ponce, S. B. Smith, A. D. Herring, L. O. Tedeschi, D. K. Lunt, D. T. Dean, F. R. B. Ribeiro, C. W. Choi, D. G. Riley, and J. E. Sawyer. 2009. Evaluation of Growth-Based Predictions of Carcass Fat and Marbling at Harvest using Ultrasound Measurements. Prof. Anim. Sci. 25:434-442

Lancaster, P. A., G. E. Carstens, F. R. B. Ribeiro, L. O. Tedeschi, and D. H. Crews. 2009.  Characterization of Feed Efficiency Traits and Relationships with Feeding Behavior and Ultrasound Carcass Traits in Growing Bulls. J. Anim. Sci. 87:1528-1539.

Lancaster, P. A., G. E. Carstens, F. R. B. Ribeiro, M. E. Davis, J. G. Lyons, T. H. Welsh. 2008. Effects of divergent selection for serum IGF-I concentration on performance, feed efficiency and ultrasound carcass composition traits in Angus bulls and heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2862-2871.

Ribeiro, F. R. B., L. O. Tedeschi, J. Stouffer, and G. E. Carstens. 2008. Technical note: A novel technique to assess internal body fat of cattle using real-time ultrasound. J. Anim. Sci. 86:763-767.

Proceeding Papers

Bourg, B. M., L. O. Tedeschi, A. D. Aguiar, F. R. B. Ribeiro, R. R. Gomez, J. Gehno, D. DeLaney, S. Moore. 2010. Using a mechanistic nutrition model to identify efficient beef cows under grazing conditions. In: Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Proceedings, August 2-4, 2010, College Station, TX. pp. E18-E32.

Ribeiro, F. R. B., L. O. Tedeschi, J. Stouffer, and G. E. Carstens. 2009.The use of real-time ultrasound and carcass measurements to estimate total internal fat in beef cattle. In: Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Proceedings, August 1-3, 2009, College Station, TX. pp. E11-E16.

Paulino, P. V. R., S. C. Valadares Filho, E. Detmann, M. A. Fonseca, K. A. Magalhães, M. I. Marcondes, F. Ribeiro. 2006. Consumo residual em gado de corte: uma estratégia para o aumento da eficiência produtiva. In: SIMPÓSIO NORDESTINO DE ALIMENTAÇÃO DE RUMINANTES, 10., 2006, Petrolina, Anais… Petrolina: Sociedade Nordestina de Produção, 2006. p.187-200.

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