Gleise Medeiros da Silva
Gleise Medeiros da Silva was born in Recife, PE, Brazil. Gleise received her Animal Science bachelor degree at Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE), Recife, PE, Brazil in 2015. In her first year as an undergraduate student, Gleise received a scholarship afforded by CNPq to conduct research in non-ruminant and ruminant nutrition, which was renewed for four years. In 2012, she was awarded by CAPES/FIPSE to attend as an undergraduate student at Texas A&M University for six months where she also developed studies in beef cattle nutrition. In 2014, she came to University of Florida –NFREC, Marianna, to conduct her final undergraduate internship where she had the opportunity to come back in 2015 as an exchange visitor.
In August of 2015, Gleise started her master’s program at University of Florida where she conducts research under Dr. Philipe Moriel’s supervision. Her research evaluates the effects of reducing the frequency of supplementation on growth and immune response of preconditioning beef calves.