Oluyinka A. Olukosi


Dr. Oluyinka A. Olukosi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia. He was previously a senior poultry researcher in the Animal and Veterinary Sciences group at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) in the United Kingdom where his research comprises applied and basic nutrition research areas. Prior to his appointment at SRUC, he obtained B. Agric. (Hons) and M. Phil (Animal Science) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria and Ph.D. (Animal Sciences) from Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. His applied nutrition research is mainly in the areas of feedstuffs evaluation and strategies to enhance nutrient utilization in poultry and pigs. His basic nutrition research themes are in nutrient metabolism (especially minerals) and nutritional strategies to improve gut health. In the last 12 years, Dr. Olukosi has authored, or co-authored, more than 160 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and conference abstracts or proceedings papers. Dr. Olukosi is currently on the editorial board of Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture as well as serves as a regular reviewer for several international journals.

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