Duarte Diaz

Professor, Animal & Biomedical Sciences

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Specialist, Animal & Biomedical Sciences

Duarte E. Díaz holds a M.S. and a Ph.D. in nutrition and toxicology from North Carolina State University were he studied under the supervision of Dr. Lon Whitlow. His research for the past 15 years has focused on the effects of mycotoxins on agriculture. Dr. Diaz has given over 40 invited presentations around the world and has published over 70 articles in scientific journals, proceedings and popular press magazines. In 2005 Dr. Diaz served as editor of a publication that focused on the applied impact of mycotoxins on agriculture titled “The Mycotoxin Blue Book” (Notthingham University Press). The book has sold over 5,000 copies and is widely considered an important reference on the subject. Dr. Diaz has worked in Academia at several institutions including Utah State University and the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Italy. After several years working in the private sectors Dr. Diaz joined the faculty at the University of Arizona as an Associate Professor and Dairy Extension Specialist.

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Animal Science

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January 2017

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