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Nicole Sanchez

Research Animal Scientist


Nicole Sanchez
Livestock Issues Research
Research Animal Scientist
Phone: (806) 746-5353 ext. 122
Fax: (806) 746-5028

1604 E. FM 1294
LUBBOCK , TX 79403

Dr. Nicole Burdick Sanchez, originally from Ontario, Canada, grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas. She graduated with her B.S. in Animal Science in 2005 and a M.S. in Animal Science in 2007 from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Nicole completed her Ph.D. in Physiology of Reproduction at Texas A&M University in 2010. She then joined the USDA, ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit in Lubbock, Texas as a Post-doctoral Research Associate in 2010, and transitioned to a permanent Research Animal Scientist position in 2013. Nicole’s research focuses on studying interactions between stress and immunity in cattle and swine, and how changes in metabolism influence these responses. Additionally, she has investigated differences in innate immune and metabolic responses caused by naturally-occurring variations including temperament.  Since 2004, Nicole has authored or co-authored 3 book chapters, 82 peer-reviewed journal articles, 193 abstracts, and 39 technical and proceeding reports.

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