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Tofuko Woyengo

Tofuko Woyengo

Title

Assistant Professor

Office Building

Animal Science Complex

Office

119

Mailing Address

Animal Science Complex 119
Animal Science-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Education

Ph.D. (2011) - University of Manitoba, Canada
Postdoc - University of Alberta, Canada

Academic Interests/Expertise

Dietary means of enhancing gut health and digestive capacity of monogastric animals.

Use of feed additives and feed processing technologies to enhance nutrient utilization by monogastric animals .

Evaluation of novel feedstuffs for monogastric animals.

Academic Responsibilities

Research (80%)
Teaching (20%)

Specialty Area

  • Monogastric Nutrition

Awards and Honors

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012 to 2014).

NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (2009 to 2011).

Creative Activities

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1. Woyengo, T. A., E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2017. Effect of anti-nutritional factors in oilseed co-products on feed intake of pigs and poultry: Invited A review. Animal Feed Science and Technology, accepted.

2. Alqahtani, M. S., M. S. Islam, S. Podaralla, R. S. Kaushik, J. Reineke, T. A. Woyengo, and O. Perumal. 2017. Zein-based core-shell protein nanocarriers for oral drug delivery: Effect of shell composition on in-vitro and in-vivo functional performance. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 4:757-769.

3. Isaac, I. C., T. J. Johnson, M. Berhow, E. L. Baldwin, B. Karki, T. A. Woyengo, and W. R. Gibbons. 2017. Evaluating the efficacy of fungal strains to stimulate glyceollin production in soybeans. Mycological Progress, 16:223–230.

4. Velayudhan, D. E., K. Schuh, T. A. Woyengo, Sands J. S., and C. M. Nyachoti. 2017. Effect of expeller extracted canola meal on growth performance, organ weights and blood parameters of growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 95:302–307.

5. Woyengo, T. A., R. Patterson, and C. L. Levesque. 2016. Nutritive value of extruded or multi-enzyme supplemented cold-pressed soybean cake for pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 94:5230–5238.

6. Woyengo, T. A., J. E. Sánchez, J. Yáñez, E. Beltranena, M. Cervantes, A. Morales, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2016. Nutrient digestibility of canola co-products for grower pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 222:7–16.

7. Woyengo, T. A., R. Patterson, B. A. Slominski, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2016. Nutritive value of cold-pressed camelina cake with or without supplementation of multi-enzyme in broiler chickens. Poultry Science, 95:2314-2321.

8. Woyengo, T. A., R. Jha, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2016. In vitro degradation and fermentation characteristics of canola meals and cakes simulating the pig intestine. Animal, 10:911–918.

9. Woyengo, T. A., D. V. Ige, O. O. Akinremi, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2016. Performance and nutrient digestibility in growing pigs fed wheat dried distillers’ grain with solubles diets supplemented with phytase and carbohydrase enzymes. Animal Science Journal, 87:570-577.

10. Woyengo, T. A., I. A. Emiola, I. H. Kim, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2016. Bioavailability of phosphorus in two cultivars of pea for broiler chicks. Asian Australian Journal of Animal Science, 29:396-403.

11. Woyengo, T. A., J. E. Sánchez, J. Yáñez, M. Cervantes, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2015. Nutritional value of permeate and egg products fed to growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 210:209-216.

12. Kiarie, E., T. A. Woyengo, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2015. The efficacy of graded levels of a new 6-phytase from Buttiauxella spp. expressed in Trichoderma reesei on growth performance and nutrients retention in broiler chickens fed corn soybean meal-based diets. Asian Australian Journal of Animal Science, 28:1479-1487.

13. Woyengo, T. A., J. M. Heo, Y. L. Yin, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2015. Standardized and true ileal amino acid digestibilities in field pea and pea protein isolate fed to growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 207:196-203.

14. Heo, J. M., T. A. Woyengo, R. K. Kahindi, E. Kiarie, P. Maiti, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2015. Ileal digestibility of amino acids for egg from hyperimmunized-hens fed to weaned pigs, and growth performance, intestinal morphology and blood parameters. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 204:52-61.

15. Jha, R., T. A. Woyengo, J. Li, M. R. Bedford, T. Vasanthan, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2015. Enzymes enhance degradation of the fiber-starch-protein matrix of distillers dried grains with solubles as revealed by in vitro porcine model and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Journal of Animal Science, 93:1039-1051.

16. Woyengo, T. A., J. Yáñez, M. G. Young, G. Lanz, E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2014. Feeding value of green canola seed fed to growing-finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 92:3449-3459.

17. Agyekum, A. K., T. A. Woyengo, B. A. Slominski, L. Yin, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2014. Effects of formulating growing pig diet with increasing levels of wheat-corn distillers dried grains with solubles on digestible nutrient basis on growth performance and nutrient digestibility. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 98:651-658.

18. Kahindi, R. K., T. A. Woyengo, P. A. Thacker, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2014. Energy and amino acid digestibility of camelina cake fed to finishing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 193:93-101.

19. Woyengo, T. A., E. Beltranena, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2014. Controlling feed cost by including alternative ingredients into pig diets: A review. Journal of Animal Science, 92:1293-1305.

20. Woyengo, T. A., R. Jha, E. Beltranena, A. Pharazyn, and R. T. Zijlstra. 2014. Nutrient digestibility of lentil and regular- and low-oligosaccharide, micronized full-fat soybean fed to grower pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 92:229-237.

21. Borgesa, G., T. A. Woyengo, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2013. Optimum ratio of standardized ileal digestible tryptophan to lysine for piglets. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 22:323-328.

22. Johnston, A. M., T. A. Woyengo, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2013. True digestive utilization of phosphorus in pea (Pisum sativum) fed to growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 185:169-174.

23. Woyengo, T. A., and C. M. Nyachoti. 2013. Anti-nutritional effects of phytic acid in diets for pigs and poultry - current knowledge and directions for future research: A review. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 93:9-21.

24. Nandha, N. K., T. A. Woyengo, R. L. Payne, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2013. Ileal digestibility of amino acids in pea protein isolates, wheat-corn distillers dried grains with solubles and short-season corn fed to broiler chicks. Poultry Science, 92:184-191.

25. Owusu-Asiedu, A., E. Kiarie, A. Péron, T. A. Woyengo, P. H. Simmins, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Growth performance and nutrient digestibilities in nursery pigs receiving varying doses of xylanase and β-glucanase blend in pelleted wheat and barley-based diets. Journal of Animal Science, 90 (Supplement 4):92-94.

26. Heo, J. M., E. Kiarie, R. K. Kahindi, P. Maiti, T. A. Woyengo, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Standardized ileal amino acid digestibility in egg from hyperimmunized-hens fed to nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 90 (Supplement 4):239-241.

27. Ayoade, D. I., E. Kiarie, T. A. Woyengo, B. A. Slominski, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Effect of a carbohydrase mixture on ileal amino acid digestibility in extruded full-fat soybeans fed to finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 90:3842-3847.

28. Woyengo, T. A., O. O. Akinremi, B. G. Rossnagel, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Performance and total tract nutrient digestibility of growing pigs fed hulless low phytate phosphorus barley. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 92:505-511.

29. Woyengo, T. A., D. Weihrauch, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Effect of dietary phytic acid on performance and nutrient uptake in the small intestine of piglets. Journal of Animal Science, 90:543-549.

30. Woyengo, T. A., and C. M. Nyachoti. 2012. Ileal digestibility of amino acids for zero-tannin faba bean (Vicia faba L.) fed to broiler chicks. Poultry Science, 91:439-443.

31. Woyengo, T. A., A. Golian, C. Bennett, H. Muc, G. Crow, and W. Guenter. 2011. Quality of meat from two 1970’s and Ross 308 broiler strains fed drug free low and recommended protein diets. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 20:429-446.

32. Woyengo, T. A., E. Kiarie, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2011. Growth performance, organ weights and blood parameters of broilers fed diets containing expeller extracted canola meal. Poultry Science, 90:2520-2527.

33. Woyengo T. A., J. C. Rodriguez-Lecompte, O. Adeola, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2011. Histomorphology and small intestinal sodium-dependent glucose transporter 1 gene expression in piglets fed phytic acid and phytase-supplemented diets. Journal of Animal Science, 89:2485-2490.

34. Woyengo, T. A., and C. M. Nyachoti. 2011. Supplementation of phytase and carbohydrases to diets for poultry: A review. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 91:177-192.

35. Woyengo, T. A., A. Emiola, A. Owusu-Asiedu, W. Guenter, P. H. Simmins, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2010. Thermo-stable Escherichia coli phytase improves growth performance and nutrient utilization in broilers fed mash and pelleted corn-soybean meal-based diets. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 90:529-536.

36. Woyengo, T. A., O. Adeola, C. C. Udenigwe, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2010. Gastro-intestinal digesta pH, pepsin activity and soluble mineral concentration responses to supplemental phytic acid and phytase in piglets. Livestock Science, 134:91-93.

37. Woyengo, T. A., A. Emiola, A. Owusu-Asiedu, W. Guenter, P. H. Simmins, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2010. Performance and nutrient utilization responses in broilers fed phytase supplemented mash or pelleted corn-soybean meal-based diets. Journal of Poultry Science, 47:310-315.

38. Woyengo, T. A., B. A. Slominski, and R. O. Jones. 2010. Performance and nutrient utilization of broilers fed diets supplemented with phytase alone or in combination with citric acid and multi-carbohydrase. Poultry Science, 89:2221-2229.

39. Woyengo, T. A., A. Golian, C. Bennett, H. Muc, and W. Guenter. 2010. Performance of two 1970s and Ross 308 broiler strains fed drug-free low-protein and recommended-protein diets. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 19:101-111.

40. Woyengo, T. A., E. Kiarie, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2010. Metabolizable energy and standardized ileal digestible amino acid contents of expeller-extracted canola meal fed to broiler chicks. Poultry Science, 89:1182-1189.

41. Woyengo, T. A., E. Kiarie, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2010. Energy and amino acid utilization in expeller-extracted canola meal fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science, 88:1433-1441.

42. Nyachoti, C. M., L. Rigaux, T. A. Woyengo, and E. Kiarie. 2010. Apparent ileal amino acid digestibility and energy utilization in hulless oats (Avena nuda L) fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 19:60-72.

43. Woyengo, T. A., A. J. Cowieson, O. Adeola, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2009. Ileal digestibility and endogenous flow of minerals and amino acids: responses to dietary phytic acid in piglets. British Journal of Nutrition, 102:428-433.

44. Woyengo, T. A., V. R. Ramprasath, and P. J. H. Jones. 2009. Anticancer effects of phytosterols: A review. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63:813-820.

45. Woyengo, T. A., T. Dickson, J. S. Sands, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2009. Nutrient digestibility in finishing pigs fed phytase-supplemented barley-based diets containing soybean meal or canola meal as a protein source. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 63:137-148.

46. Woyengo, T. A., J. S. Sands, W. Guenter, and C. M. Nyachoti. 2008. Nutrient digestibility and performance responses of growing pigs fed phytase- and xylanase-supplemented wheat-based diets. Journal of Animal Science, 86:848-857.

47. Woyengo, T. A., W. Guenter, J. S. Sands, C. M. Nyachoti, and M. A. Mirza. 2008. Nutrient utilization and performance responses of broilers fed a wheat-based diet supplemented with phytase and xylanase alone or in combination. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 146:113-123.

48. Woyengo, T. A., C. K. Gachuiri, R. G. Wahome, and P. N. Mbugua. 2004. Effect of protein supplementation and urea treatment on utilization of maize stover by Red Maasai sheep. South African Journal of Animal Science, 34:23-30.

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