Manuel Revilla has obtained a Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Extremadura (Spain, 2011), Masters in Animal Breeding and Reproductive Biotechnology from the Universitat Politécnica de Valencia and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain, 2013), and PhD degree in Animal Production from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain, 2017).
In the first phase of his professional career, from 2017 to 2020, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at INRAE and AgroParisTech (France), developing research projects linked to improved swine production. In 2020, he joined Hendrix Genetics, located in the Netherlands, as a geneticist, working on genotypes and genomic evaluations in animal breeding (-layers, -turkeys, -poultry, -swine, -salmon, -shrimp and -trout).
In 2022 he joined the team of geneticists of Hypor (Swine brand of Hendrix Genetics), one of the world's leading suppliers of swine genetics. In this position he participated as responsible for improving swine lines through continuous genetic improvement for the swine supply chain (producers, processors, retailers, and consumers). Since 2023 he is the global product development coordinator of Hypor where he is responsible for the overall product strategy and image throughout the product life cycle.
Manuel has published articles in indexed scientific journals, for which he actively participates in the review of papers. He has participated in national and international projects and presented the results in the most important international congresses of animal genetics.