California State University, Chico

Meat Science Faculty

Dr. Michael Chao

Focus Area:

  • Correlating meat tenderness with sarcoplasmic reticulum composition
  • Evaluation of a new goat processing technique
  • Developing niche meat products for international and domestic Asian ethnic markets

Mr. Haydn Clement

Focus Area:

  • Livestock and meat judging
  • Hands on meat processing education]
  • Developing processed meat products for local markets

Dr. John Unruh, Dean of College of Agriculture

Focus Area:

  • Integrating live animal production and management on carcass composition and quality
  • Sensory evaluation of meat

Contact Person

Michael Chao, PhD
Assistant Professor, Meat Science
Plumas Hall 207
California State University, Chico
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0310
Phone: 530-898-4649
Fax: 530-898-5845
Email: mdchao@csuchico.edu
Website: https://www.csuchico.edu/ag/faculty-staff/college-faculty/chao-michael.shtml

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