Virgínia Alice Cruz dos Santossofias
Virgínia Alice C Santos received her degree in Animal Science engineering in 1993 and in 1996 received her degree in Animal Production Master from the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). In 1997 she became Assistant at UTAD and in 2005 obtained her PhD. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of the Animal Science Department at UTAD and member of the Animal and Veterinary Research Centre (CECAV). The main research areas are related to studies on carcass composition and meat quality of farm animal species, mainly goats and sheep. Also, studies using non-invasive techniques as tools to evaluate body composition and to estimate carcass composition and meat quality of farm animal species.