Diana Ayala

Diana Ayala , Ph.D.

Microbiologist Senior Scientist, Research & Development



Texas Tech University


As a microbiologist at Purina Animal Nutrition, Diana is fascinated by the Equine MQ™ Platform’s ability to identify a specific bacterium or consortium of bacteria that play a role in the performance and health of our animals. She collaborated in the development of many of the research protocols that have led to the Equine MQ™ Platform’s breakthrough findings. She holds a Ph.D. in Animal Science with a focus on Molecular Microbiology from Texas Tech University. 

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