Dr. Tri Duong
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
An associate professor in the Department of Poultry Science, Dr. Duong holds a joint appointment with Texas A&M AgriLife Research. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in functional genomics from North Carolina State University. He received postdoctoral training at the School of Molecular Biosciences at Washington State University. Dr. Duong joined the faculty of Texas A&M University as an assistant professor in 2009. His research program is focused on investigating host-microbe interactions in the gastrointestinal tract of poultry, an area that is important in animal health, nutrition and metabolism, and microbial food safety. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in food and gastrointestinal microbiology.
Dr. Duong has published over 20 research articles and 6 book chapters, and he holds 5 U.S. patents. He appeared in Microwarriors, a documentary film about probiotics, and gave a keynote presentation at the 2013 Conference of the Indian Poultry Science Association. He is a recipient of the Hy-Line International Research Award from the Poultry Science Association.