Dr. Philipe Moriel is as an Associate Professor at the Range Cattle Research & Education Center from University of Florida (UF). Dr. Moriel’s research and extension programs explore fetal and metabolic programming to develop nutritional strategies to optimize cow-calf production efficiency of Bos indicus-influenced cattle in subtropical/tropical environments. His research program has published 80 peer-reviewed articles, 70 abstracts, and secured over $4.7 million as PI and Co-PI from federal agencies, industries, and commodity groups. Dr. Moriel is dedicated to his professional societies, playing extensive roles on committees and chairing activities at national and southern meetings of ASAS. Dr. Moriel also serves as Associate Editor for Translational Animal Science journal and editorial board member of Journal of Animal Science. His research/extension programs were recently recognized by multiple awards at the university, regional and national levels in 2018, 2019, and 2020.