Jean Francois Hocquette
Jean Francois Hocquette has been a Scientist at INRA (the French National Institute of Agricultural Research) since 1991. His research interest mainly concerns muscle biology as relevant to muscle growth and beef eating quality. His scientific activity resulted in 252 papers, 2 patents, over $5M in grants, mentorship (27 scholars), adjunct ship (800 students) and 60 lectures worldwide. In 2014 and 2016, he organized the French Meat R&D Congress (150 to 240 attendees). He was involved in EU-programs on meat. He was Head of the Herbivore Research Unit (172 staff) and now works for the High Council for Evaluation of Research & Higher Education. He is involved in the activities of the EAAP (European Association for Animal Production) and of the French Meat Academy. He was an Associate Editor of BMC Genomics, edited two EAAP books (#112 & #133) and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the French Meat R&D Journal (5600 subscribers).