Ph.D. (Texas Tech University)
Assistant Professor, Meat Science
Room 229, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences, University of Manitoba.
201 Animal Science/Entomology Building - 12 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
Peer-reviewed journal articles
Jordan Cyril Roberts, Argenis R. Rodas-González, M. Juarez, Oscar Lopez-Campos, Ivy L Larsen, J. L Aalhus. 2018. Tenderness and sensory attributes of eleven muscles from carcasses within the Canadian cull cow grades. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. 98(2): 230-240, https://doi-org.uml.idm.oclc.org/10.1139/CJAS-2017-0105
N. Prieto, Ó. López-Campos, S.P. Suman, B. Uttaro, A. Rodas-González, J.L. Aalhus. 2018. Exploring innovative possibilities of recovering the value of dark cutting beef in the Canadian grading system. Meat Science. 137:77-84. doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2017.11.013
Nelson Huerta-Leidenz, Oscar Atencio-Valladares, Julio Rodriguez, Nancy Jerez-Timaure, Gerardo Vargas, Argenis Rodas-González. 2018. Predictability of lean product, bone, and fat trim in beef carcasses from Costa Rica. Meat Science. 143, 223-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2018.05.012
Yrimar Fuenmayor, Argenis Rodas-González, Gabriela Carruyo, Armando. E. Hoet and Thomas Wittum, Claudia Narváez-Bravo. 2018. Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial drug resistance in dual purpose cattle operations in the eastern region of Zulia State, Venezuela. Foodborne Pathogens and Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2515
A.L. Schaefer, K. Ominski, S. Thompson, G. Crow, C. Bench, J. Colyn, A. Rodas- Gonzalez, D. Maharjan, R. Bollum, N. J. Cook, J. Basarab and H. von Gaza. 2018. Energy utilization in cattle with steady state and non-steady state methods: The importance of thermal neutrality. Heliyon, 4: e00843. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00843
Gustavo de Faria Vilella, Carolina Lugnani Gomes, Christian Timich Battaglia, Maria Teresa Bertoldo Pacheco, Vera Sônia Nunes da Silva, Argenis Rodas-González, Sérgio Bertelli Pflanzer. 2019. Effect of combined wet and dry aging techniques on the physicochemical and sensory attributes of beef ribeye steaks from grain-fed crossbred Zebu steers. Canadian Journal of Animal Science. https://doi-org.uml.idm.oclc.org/10.1139/CJAS-2018-0127.
Journal extension articles
Argenis Rodas-González. 2018. Quality differences in bison carcasses. Smoke Signal, Canadian Bison Association, June 2018, pp 22-23.
Congress proceedings and abstracts
Narvaez-Bravo Claudia, Argenis Rodas-Gonzalez and Tim McAllister. 2018. Genomic insights into the fitness and ability of shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli to transfer from dry-surface biofilms to fresh beef. 10th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin) Producing Escherichia Coli Infections. May 6-9, 2018. Florence, Italy.
A. R. Tanner, V. C. Kennedy, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, J. D. Kirsch, J. Gaspers, N. Negrin-Pereira, A. B. P. Fontoura, G. A. Perry, G. Stokka, A. Rodas-Gonzalez, A. Ward, C. R. Dahlen, B. Neville, L. P. Reynolds, K. H. Ominski and K. A. Vonnahme. 2018. Corn supplementation as a winter-feeding strategy alters maternal feeding behavior and endocrine profiles in mid-to late-gestating beef cows. Proceedings, Western Section, American Society of Animal Sciences. Bend, Oregon. Translational Animal Science, 2: S106–S111, https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txy059
Julio Rodriguez, Nelson Huerta-Leidenz, Olger Murillo, Martin O’Connor, Argenis R. Rodas-Gonzalez. 2018. Characteristics of beef carcasses derived from Costa Rican cattle as affected by gender and dentition age. AMSA’s 71th Reciprocal Meat Conference. June 24-27, 2018. Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Maharjan, D., A. Rodas-González, A. R. Tanner, V. C. Kennedy, J. D. Kirsch, J. Gaspers, N. Negrin-Pereira, A. B. P. Fontoura, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, L. P. Reynolds, G. Stokka, A. K. Ward, C. R. Dahlen, B. Neville, K. Wittenberg, E. McGeough, K. A. Vonnahme, A.L. Schaefer, Ó. López-Campos, J.L. Aalhus and K. H. Ominski. 2018. Impact of needle-free injection device on injection-site tissue damage in beef sub-primals. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8-12, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Maharjan, D., A. Rodas-González, A. R. Tanner, V. C. Kennedy, J. D. Kirsch, J. Gaspers, N. Negrin-Pereira, A. B. P. Fontoura, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, L. P. Reynolds, G. Stokka, A. K. Ward, C. R. Dahlen, B. Neville, K. Wittenberg, E. McGeough, K. A. Vonnahme, A.L. Schaefer, Ó. López-Campos, J.L. Aalhus, P. Gardiner and K. H. Ominski. 2018. Corn supplementation of beef cows and its impact on growth performance and carcass outcomes of their progeny. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8-12, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A.L. Schaefer, C. Bench, R. Bollum, N. Cook, G. Crow, D. Maharjan, K. Ominski, A. Rodas-González, S. Thompson, and H. von Gaza. 2018. Real time determination of metabolic efficiency in cattle with infrared thermography. ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show. July 8-12, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Vipasha Sood, Wenchao Tian, Claudia Narvaez-Bravo, Susan D. Arntfield, Argenis Rodas González. 2018. Consumer acceptability of bison steaks treated with oregano and rosemary essential oils. International Congress of Meat Science and Technology. Proceedings. Melbourne, Australia.
Dipana Maharjan, M.Sc. candidate
Marion Mogire, M.Sc. candidate
Md. Mahmudul Hasan Ph.D. candidate
Vipasha Sood, Ph.D. candidate
Songlei Wang, Ph.D. candidate, (Visiting Academic), Ningxia University, China
Karol Genao, undergraduate student (Visiting scholar), University of Zamorano, Honduras
FOOD 1000 - Food Safety Today and Tomorrow
AGRI 1510 - Production Distribution and Utilization of Agricultural Products
FOOD 3500 - Processing of Animal Food Products
FOOD 7260 - Advanced Meat Science
ANSC 4560 - Issues in Animal Agriculture (Co-instructor)