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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Brian Peterson

Research Physiologist


Dr. Peterson is a Research Physiologist working on ways to improve growth and feed efficiency in channel and hybrid catfish.  One of the ways to potentially improve efficiency is through the use of dietary supplements that include immunostimulants, probiotics, prebiotics, and plant-based additives. His interests include understanding genes and gene products that regulate feed intake and growth efficiency.  Other interests include growth and immune interactions.

Last Modified: 7/8/2013
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