Martin Nyachoti, PhD

Professor & Department Head

Dr. Martin Nyachoti is a Professor and Head of the Department of Animal Science at the University of Manitoba. He holds a BSc (Agric) from the University of Nairobi and MSc and PhD degrees in animal nutrition (majoring in poultry and pig nutrition) from the University of Guelph. Dr. Nyachoti’s current research focuses on nutrition and gut health in the non-ruminant, energy and nutrient (mainly nitrogen and phosphorus) utilization, and feed ingredient evaluation. In addition, Dr. Nyachoti teaches courses at the diploma, degree and graduate levels, and currently advises six graduate students and two postdoctoral fellows. He has served on Editorial Boards of several journals including Journal of Animal Science and British Journal of Nutrition. His current publication record includes 206 peer-reviewed journal articles. In 2005 and 2013, Dr. Nyachoti won the Canadian Society of Animal Science Pfizer Young Scientist Award and Award for Excellence in Nutrition and Meat Sciences, respectively, as well as Merit Awards for Research Excellence from the University of Manitoba in 2006, 2010 and 2013.