Dr. Vizcarra obtained his Bachelor degree in his home country as an Ingeniero Agrónomo at the University of Uruguay in 1981. He subsequently obtained his Master and PhD degree at Oklahoma State University in 1991 and 1994, respectively. Currently, Dr. Vizcarra is an Associate Professor at the Department of Food and Animal Science at Alabama A&M University. Dr. Vizcarra has published over 150 papers in various peer-reviewed scientific journals, proceedings, abstracts, and GeneBank. He has been a contributing expert in several multimedia educational programs and book chapters. Dr. Vizcarra also teaches face-to face and distance education courses including Reproductive Physiology, Statistics, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Poultry Science, and Graduate Seminar.