Peixin Fan

Peixin Fan

Assistant Professor
Animal Microbiome

Mailing Address:
Box 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Post-Doctoral, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.S., China Agricultural University
  • B.S., China Agricultural University


  • Effects of host genetics and environmental conditions on the animal microbiome and the consequences on animal phenotypes
  • Early prediction of animal disorders (e.g., heat stress, diarrhea) using microbiome profile
  • Developing the next-generation probiotics with higher efficiency and consistency
  • Mitigation of pathogens and antimicrobial-resistant bacteria on the farm
  • Diversity and evolution of virome in livestock

Graduate Students

Jalyn Hawkins
Himani Joshi