IGA Country Representative for Brazil
Dr. Livio M. Costa-Junior graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Maranhão, Brazil and obtained a Ph.D. in Parasitology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with a collaborative period in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany. He has been studying natural products to control goat gastrointestinal nematodes for the last 12 years. He has been an academic advisor of several Ph.D. and Master’s theses focusing on different nutraceuticals plants to control gastrointestinal goat nematodes.
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