Francine Mezzomo Giotto


Assistant Professor, Meat Science 

Discipline: Food Science and Technology 


D.V.M. Centro-Oeste State University, Brazil, 2012 

M.S. Maringa State University, Brazil, 2015

Ph.D. Londrina State University, Brazil, 2019 

Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno, USA, 2022 


Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor of Meat Science – New Mexico State University, 2022 - Current  

Assistant Professor of Animal Science – Louisiana Tech University, 2022 - 2023 

Instructor, Agricultural Science and Veterinary Science – University of Nevada, Reno, 2020 - 2022 

Instructor, Pre-Veterinary Medicine – Filadelfia University Center, Brazil, 2016 - 2017 


Research Interest: 

Ruminant nutrition and meat quality attributes focusing on carcass composition, and post-mortem processing technologies. 

Meat safety with a focus on E. coli and Salmonella contaminated beef. 

Identification of molecular biomarkers to predict beef quality attributes. 

Nutritional value of beef and human implications with focus on transcriptomics. 



ANSC 2310 - Introduction to Meat Science 

ANSC 363 - Meat Technology 

FSTE 325 - Food analysis 

FSTE 425 - Sensory Evaluation of Foods and Product Development 



American Meat Science Association 

American Society of Animal Science  


Francine Mezzomo Giotto

Department of Animal and Range Sciences

Knox Hall 220 

PO BOX 30003 MSC 3-I

Las Cruces, NM 88003

Phone: 575-646-2492

Fax: 575-646-1889