Maximiliano Müller completed his bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science at the Universidad de Chile in 2015. In 2016 he was awarded a scholarship by the Chilean Government to perform a PhD program abroad. He recently obtained his PhD from The University of Queensland in May of 2021. During Maximiliano’s PhD studies under the supervision of Prof. Eugeni Roura at QAAFI, he investigated the effects of amino acids on appetite and the gastrointestinal mechanisms involved these processes in pigs. Maximiliano has been awarded two Best Student Oral Presentations: International Symposium Digestive Physiology Pigs 2018 and National Conference of Chemosensory Science 2017.


Researcher biography

Maximiliano Müller is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) Research Institute, The University of Queensland (UQ). Maximiliano completed his PhD in Animal Nutrition at UQ in 2021. He was awarded an Industry Placement by the Australasian Pork Research Institute (APRIL) in 2022, which has allowed him to start a training program in the area of feed technology (ongoing). Maximiliano is involved in research projects related to transgenerational nutrition (ARC linkage), heat tolerance (APRIL) and nutritional interventions to control back fat deposition in pigs (APRIL). Maximiliano is also a UQ R&D Feed Mill committee member.