Nutrigenomics and Fish Growth Endocrinology Group

Institute of aquaculture Torre de la Sal, CSIC

AQUAEXCEL transnational access at IATS by a CIIMAR PhD student

PhD student Rita Azeredo, from CIIMAR (Portugal) has concluded a six-week stay in IATS experimental facilities and laboratories, within two transnational accesses (experimental-TNA-EXP- and analytical-TNA-ANA-, respectively) financed by European Project AQUAEXCEL. During her stay, supervised by Dr. Ariadna Sitjà (TNA-EXP) and Professor Jaume Pérez (TNA-ANA), she has conducted studies on the effect of dietary L-arginine supplementation on the immune response, the gene expression profile of the immune system and disease resistance of European sea bass.