Mr. Côrtes holds a doctorate in animal sciences from Parana State University (Brazil) and INRA in Clermont-Ferrand / Theix (France). He is a veterinary. Upon arriving in Quebec, he completed a post-doctorate in animal sciences at the Sherbrooke Dairy and Pork Research and Development Center and Laval University, Quebec. He has over 12 years of experience and several publications in the field of animal sciences. Until recently, he held the position of teaching-researcher in animal productions at the Graduate School of Agriculture in Angers (France). He joined the Agrinova team, a college technology transfer center (CCTT), in April 2017 as project leader in research and innovation. He is responsible for the development and implementation of research projects in the field of ruminant feeding.