Professor of Meat Science and the co-host of the NRF SARChI Chair in Meat Science, University of Fort Hare

Voster Muchenje holds a PhD in Meat Science. He is a research professor (meat science and food security) and an NRF rated meat scientist. He is also the co-host of the NRF SARChI Chair in Meat Science, Genomics to Nutriomics. Voster is a board member and regular reviewer for several high impact international journals. He is a South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) council member and the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) ordinary member. He is a recipient of the SASAS President’s award for exceptional contribution to animal science and livestock industry (2012), the UFH VC's Senior Researcher (2014) and Emerging Researcher (2009) Awards. He is a founding member of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) and is also currently its Co-Chair.

Experience

  • 2005–2015
    Professor of Meat Science, University of Fort Hare

Education

  • 2008 
    PhD Animal/Meat Science, University ogf Fort Hare

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Professor of Meat Science and the co-host of the NRF SARChI Chair in Meat Science
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation

Honours

Founding Member (SAYAS), SASAS President’s award for exceptional contribution to animal science and livestock industry