Dr. Benjamin Bohrer will be joining the Animal Sciences Department as an Assistant Professor on August 15, 2020. Since 2016, Ben has been on faculty at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada as an assistant professor of meat science and technology in the Department of Food Science. Ben completed his university education focusing on meat science and muscle biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (PhD in 2016) and The Ohio State University (MSc in 2013 and BSc in 2011). Research themes of Dr. Bohrer’s lab will include numerous aspects of the meat science and technology spectrum including live animal growth and development, carcass evaluation, fresh meat fabrication and quality assessment, manufacture and evaluation of further processed meat products, and advancements of value-added protein foods. He is excited to move back to Ohio and contribute to the land-grant mission of research, education, and extension at his alma mater institution.
Welcome to the Animal Sciences Department, Dr. Bohrer!