Nutrigenomics and Fish Growth Endocrinology Group

Institute of aquaculture Torre de la Sal, CSIC

The European project AQUAEXCEL2020 has a new member in the IATS

On February 15th, 2016, Dr. Juan Antonio Martos Sitcha joined the Nutrigenomics and Fish Growth Endocrinology Group (Nutrigroup, Institute of Aquaculture Torre de la Sal, IATS-CSIC) with a Juan de la Cierva-Formación post-doctoral contract from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. His work is framed in the European project AQUAEXCEL2020, aiming to define and validate new cellular markers related to hypoxia and aerobic/anaerobic metabolism of cultured fish. Juan Antonio has a Degree in Marine Sciences and Master of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries at the University of Cádiz. He performed his PhD thesis on the physiological and endocrine processes related to osmoregulation and stress pathways in the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) thanks to a fellowship for the Preparation of University Professors (FPU) from the Spanish Ministry of Education, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Juan Miguel Mancera Romero (University of Cádiz), Dr. Gonzalo Martínez Rodríguez (Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía, ICMAN-CSIC, Cádiz) and Dr. Juan Fuentes Díaz (Centro de Ciências do Mar, CCMAR, Faro, Portugal).