Dr Victoria Anthony Uyanga

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 

United States

English, Ibibio

Research Focus

Victoria A. Uyanga is a Nutritional Physiologist, One Health Ambassador, and Educationalist. She worked as an Associate Professor of Animal Nutrition and Physiology at Shandong Agricultural University, China, and is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State University, USA. Her research interests include poultry nutrition, gut health, stress physiology, immunomodulation, nutritional biochemistry, amino acid metabolism, and One Health techniques. She applies modern molecular biology skills and other research techniques to study the environmental and nutritional challenges affecting poultry production, thus contributing to Global Goal 2: Zero Hunger; Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being, and Goal 13: Climate Action.

Victoria A. Uyanga is interested in community engagements, Sino-African relations and international collaborations that contribute to the animal production sector via research and development opportunities. She is passionate about multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary approaches towards problem-solving, thus her active engagement with various research teams including the Organization of African Academic Doctors (OAAD)-Agricultural Research Group, which is dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions for Africa’s challenges via scientific inquiry into various dimensions of Africa’s Agriculture.

Research Groups

  • Poultry Nutrition and Immunology Research Team at Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, USA
  • Animal EcoNutrition Laboratory at Shandong Agricultural University, China
  • Agricultural Research Group at Organization of African Academic Doctors (OAAD), Kenya


  • Understanding the Molecular Mechanism of Nutrition and Disease Interaction on Gut Physiology and Immunology
  • The Functional Roles and Mechanisms of L-Citrulline in Heat Stressed and Immune Challenged Chickens


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

Global goals

Target 2.1
Target 2.2
Target 2.4
Target 2.5
Target 3.2
Target 3.8
Target 3.9
Target 3.D
Target 13.1
Target 13.2
Target 13.3
Target 13.B

Professional Organisations

  • Poultry Science Association
  • World Poultry Science Association
  • Nigerian Society of Animal Production


  • United States