Karen Scott



  • Ph.D., Poultry Science (nutrition), 1989,The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  •  M.S., Poultry Science (nutrition), 1986, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  •  B.S., Animal Science, 1984, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  •  A.S., Livestock Production, 1979, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, California


  • HPLC (2) , PerkinElmer, UV detector
  • Shimadzu
  • GC, PerkinElmer
  • spectrophotometer, Shimadzu
  • fluorospectrophotometer, Shimadzu
  • oven, 200 C, x2
  • sonic dismembrator with probe (not bath)
  • fume hood – wash down/perchloric
  • Calorimeter, oxymax
  • biosafety cabinet
  • treadmill, Professional, Fit Fur Life
  • treadmill, Ultimate, Fit Fur Life
  • centrifuge, refrigerated, high speed, Sorval RC5C
  • activity monitors, actical (for dogs/cats)

Training or Skills

  • Dog/cat handling
  • Phlebotomy
  • General laboratory chemistry
  • Operate and maintain HPLC, GC, spectrophotometer, fluorometer, treadmills, calorimetry system, centrifuges, autoanalyzer (enzyme assays)
  • Fat soluble vitamins
  • Volitile fatty acids
  • Blood antioxidant enzymes
  • Lipid hydroperoxides
  • Strichnine
  • TEAC

University of Florida


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