Nutrigenomics and Fish Growth Endocrinology Group

Institute of aquaculture Torre de la Sal, CSIC

PhD student stay with Nutrigroup

The PhD student Lourenço Ramos Pinto, from SPAROS Lda. and the Group of Fish Nutrition and Immunobiology (CIIMAR-University of Porto) will conduct a two-month stage with the Nutrigenomics and Fish Growth Endocrinology Group (Institute of Aquaculture Torre la Sal, IATS-CSIC), within the framework of National (ALISSA: Bases para uma alimentação saudável e sustentável para peixes de aquacultura” and EU (MIRACLES:Multi-product integrated biorefinery of algae: from carbon dioxide and light energy to high-value specialties) Projects.

Over his stage the effect of amino acids and algae supplementation on markers of fish growth and health performance will be analyzed using the Sea bream PCR-array platform of Nutrigenomics group.