Ligia Moreira

Credentials: 2022 UWPA Symposium Co-Chair

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Associate


Ligia is a postdoc at the Animal and Dairy Sciences department, where she also earned her Ph.D. in May 2020. During that time, she studies pre- and post-harvest strategies to improve carcass and meat quality of cull dairy cows. Ligia’s current project studies an instantaneous application for cull dairy cow price estimation to help farmers’ decisions. Additionally, Ligia assists the Meat Sciences and Animal Biologics Discovery team with animal harvest, meat products fabrication, and entrepreneur initiative to help Bucky’s Varsity Meats.