- Animal Sciences, Laval, Quebec, Canada
- Ruminant nutrition
Educational and work
Rachel Gervais completed her bachelor’s and PhD studies in animal sciences at Université Laval. She completed her postdoctoral studies at the University of Gand in Belgium. She is now a professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Université Laval. Dr. Gervais’ research focuses on the effects of diet and nutrition on milk composition, vitamin B supply and enteric methane emissions in dairy cows, mechanisms at work in dairy cows for the synthesis and secretion of fatty acids in milk, and the possibility of using fatty acids in milk as a diagnostic tool.