Hector received a Master of Science (MSc) in Ruminant Nutrition from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico – UNAM) and a Doctoral degree (PhD) in Veterinary Medicine with a concentration in Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Murcia, Spain. Since 1985, he has been working as Professor-Investigator at the Autonomous University of Queretaro (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro – UAQ), and is presently serving as Coordinator of the University Campus and Agricultural Research and Teaching Center of the Faculty of Natural Sciences.
Dr. Andrade-Montemayor is currently the vice-president of the Latin American Association for the Production of Small Ruminants and Camelids and has served from 2014-2016 as President of the Mexico Association of Goat Production (Asociación Mexicana de Caprinocultura (AMPCA) and from 1994-2000 as President of the Local Association of Goat Farmers. He is currently developing a project for the rescue of the Black Creole Goat of the Bajio region in the states of Querétaro and Guanajato as a source of important genetic germplasm, and another project focusing on the valorization of alternative resources for the feeding of goats in semi-desert environments.
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