Juan David Latorre is an associate research scientist at the Center of Excellence of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, USA. He earned his DVM from the Cooperative University of Colombia and his MS in Animal Nutrition from the Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico. Dr. Latorre served as Assistant Professor of Animal Nutrition at the Cooperative University of Colombia and an independent research and development consultant. He received a Ph.D. in Poultry Science and was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Arkansas. In 2018, he joined Elanco Animal Health as a senior research scientist for the Nutritional Health Department. His research areas include intestinal biomarkers, the development of enteric disease models, and the interaction between nutrition, health, and intestinal microbiota.