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Robert Jacobs, PhD

Jacobs has a Ph.D. in animal science from Virginia Tech. He wrote his dissertation about the influences of omega-3 fatty acids on equine uterine health and embryonic development in obese, metabolically compromised horses. In 2012 he earned his master’s degree from the University of Florida, where he wrote his thesis about the effects of arginine supplementation on equine uterine health. He earned his bachelor’s degree in 2010 from the University of Florida, where he majored in animal science and pre-veterinary medicine.