Monica Gandarillas Henriquez

Profesor Asociado

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia , Chile

Líneas de Investigación

Nutrición y alimentación de animales monogástricos Producción de aves y cerdos Calidad de productos pecuarios


  •  Nutrición y Fisiología Animal , PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2007
  •  Nutrición y Fisiología Animal , PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2002
  •  Ingeniero Agrónomo, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time


    Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal

    santiago , Chile

    2002 - 2015

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time


    Ciencias Agrarias y Alimentarias

    valdivia, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha


Article (18)

Acceptability, Preferences, and Palatability of Diets Containing Summer and Winter Brassica Forage in Growing Pigs: A Pilot Study
Consumer preferences and sensory characteristics of eggs from family farms  
Nutrient concentrations and profile of non-structural carbohydrates vary among different Brassica forages
Characterization of Feeding, Sport Management, and Routine Care of the Chilean Corralero Horse during Rodeo Season
Effectiveness of pig sludge as organic amendment of different textural class mine tailings with different periods of amendment-contact time
Effectiveness of pig sludge as organic amendment of different textural class mine tailings with different periods of amendment-contact time
Integrated Management of Pig Residues and Copper Mine Tailings for Aided Phytostabilization
Performance and carcass characteristics of steers fed with two levels of metabolizable energy intake during summer and winter season
Utilisation of a mix of powdered oils as fat supplement in nursery- and growing-pig diets
Evaluation of sources of variation on in vitro fermentation kinetics of feedstuffs in a gas production system
TECHNICAL NOTE: Application of models to estimate daily heat production of lactating sows
Analysis of lactation feed intakes for sows including data on environmental temperatures and humidity
Effect of betaine supplementation during summer on sow lactation and subsequent farrowing performance
Influence of a spy-dried fat enriched EPA and DHA on fatty acid composition of sow milk
Effect of three different bariatric obesity surgery procedures on nutrient and energy digestibility using a swine experimental model
Effects of ractopamine plus amino acids on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality, and ractopamine residues of finishing pigs
Nutrient absorption, feed intake and liveweight change as a consequence of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with increasing alimentary limb lengths in the pig model
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with ileal transposition (SGIT): A new surgical procedure as effective as gastric bypass for weight control in a porcine model

Proyecto (8)

Evaluación de la harina de brassicas forrajeras para alimentación de cerdos: preferencia y digestibilidad
Evaluación de alternativas de gestión de lodos de cerdo para su valorización como enmiendas orgánicas para la rehabilitación ecológica de relaves mineros
Evaluación nutricional y metabólica de la inclusión de un emulsionante exógeno Volamel Extra® (Nukamel, Bélgica) en la dieta de cerdos en etapa de crecimiento
Effects of ractopamine on growth performance, carcass, meat quality, residues and sensorial characteristics of finishing pigs
Effect of two ratios of supplemental glucanase to mannanase in diets containing increasing levels of phytase on grow-finish pig growth performance
Producción de grasas en polvo mediante atomización externa y cristalización en frío para uso en alimentación animal
Formación de un Centro de Investigación, Innovación Tecnológica y Capacitación para la Industria Porcina Nacional (CICAP)
“Consecuencias Metabólicas y Nutricionales de la longitud del asa en Y de Roux en cerdos intervenidos quirúrgicamente con bypass gástrico”

Review (2)

Development of insulin resistance in horses (Equus caballus): etiologic and molecular aspects
The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domestica) as a model for evaluating nutritional and metabolic consequences of bariatric Surgery practiced on morbid obese humans
Monica Gandarillas

Profesor Asociado

Instituto Producción Animal

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia , Chile

Fernando Bas

Professor & Director

Animal Science

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Juan Keim

Profesor Asistente


Valdivia, Chile

Christian Alvarado


Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias y Alimentarias

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

Alex Escalona

Assistant Professor

Cirugía Digestiva

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Rodrigo Muñoz


Santiago, Chile