Ruurd Zijlstra

Professor and Chair in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science

Ruurd Zijlstra

Professor and Chair in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
University of Alberta

Biography

Dr. Ruurd Zijlstra is Professor and Chair in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science at the University of Alberta.  He was born and raised in The Netherlands where he completed a M.Sc. degree at Wageningen University. In 1996, he completed a Ph.D. at the University of Illinois and was first for 8 years at Prairie Swine Centre as Research Scientist – Nutrition. He has produced 123 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals on nutrition topics. His current research program is focused on unique aspects of carbohydrate nutrition, nutritional quality of co-products, and feed quality evaluation techniques.

All sessions by Ruurd Zijlstra

New insights into the importance of starch digestion in cattle

Tuesday January 31st, 2017

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Room 7

Wednesday February 1st, 2017

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Room 6