Meet Our Global Research Team

Advancing science. Solid research. Proven results.

Diamond V’s scientific research and technical support experts work across all food and companion animal species to collaborate with industry partners and customers. They develop research initiatives and technological innovations that benefit animal nutrition and health and enhance customer profitability.



Hilary Pavlidis, Ph.D.
Hilary Pavlidis, Ph.D.
Director, Poultry Research & Technical Services
 
 
Victor Nsereko, Ph.D.

Victor Nsereko, Ph.D., F.R.S.B.

Director, New Product Development
 
 
Ilkyu Yoon, Ph.D.

Ilkyu Yoon, Ph.D., P.A.S.

Director, Ruminant Research & Technical Support
 
 
Derek Petry, Ph.D.
Derek Petry, Ph.D.
Director, Research and Technical Services
 
 
Tammi Epp, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVSMR
Tammi Epp, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVSMR
Director, Monogastric Health Research & Technical Support
 
 
Evan Chaney, Ph.D.

Evan Chaney, Ph.D.

Director, Food Safety Microbiology
 
 
Ehsan Khafipour, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Ehsan Khafipour, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Director of Microbiome Research and Technical Support
 
 
Joan Butler

Joan Butler, B.S.

Manager, Research and Innovation Center
 
 
John Peloquin, Ph.D.

John Peloquin, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow
 
 
Xiaochen Yu, Ph.D.

Xiaochen Yu, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Fermentation
 
 
Adam Brainard

Adam Brainard, B.A., PMP

Senior Research Scientist, Molecular Biology
 
 
Andrea M. Binnebose, Ph.D.

Andrea M. Binnebose, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Microbiology
 
 
Adam Rogers, Ph.D.

Adam Rogers, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist, Virology
 
 
Cole Reedy

Cole Reedy, B.S.

Research Scientist
 
 
Darcey Klaahsen, M.S.

Darcey Klaahsen, M.S.

Research Associate
 
Heena Panchal

Heena Panchal, M.S.

Research Assistant
 
 
Tracy Werner

Tracy Werner, A.A.S.

Animal Research Supervisor