Researcher finding new discoveries in both human health, agriculture
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Guoyao Wu, a faculty member in the department of animal science, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, has been named a Distinguished Professor.
Wu is one of five faculty members for 2012 who have received the title, which is bestowed in perpetuity and awarded to a maximum of five faculty members each year. A reception was held May 1 on the Texas A&M campus hosted by the Texas A&M Foundation.
Dr. Guoyao Wu, a faculty member in the Department of Animal Science, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, has been named a Distinguished Professor.
“University Distinguished Professors represent the highest level of achievement for our faculty,” said Karan L. Watson, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. “Their scholarship will have a lasting impact on their respective fields of study for many generations to come, and it demonstrates to the world the high quality of scholarship underway at Texas A&M University.”
A Texas AgriLife Research Senior Faculty Fellow, Wu’s research crosses both agriculture and human health. One of his specific research areas has been functional amino acids. His discoveries relate to the essential role of amino acids and non-essentia