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Section Board for 'Farm Animal Production' (44)

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Dr. Vincenzo Tufarelli
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Department of DETO, Section of Veterinary Science and Animal Production, University of Bari Aldo Moro, s.p. Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition; poultry nutrition; feed science; feed technology
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Dr. Jilan Chen
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Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics Breeding and Reproduction (Poultry), Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: chicken; pigeon; breeding and genetics; semen cryopreservation; animal genetics conservation; poultry management
Prof. Dr. Pietro Lombardi
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, 80137 Napoli, Italy
Interests: rearing systems; animal nutrition; nutraceuticals; forage quality; animal production
Prof. Dr. Claudia Arcidiacono
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Di3A), University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: livestock buildings; ammonia and GHG emissions; precision livestock farming; sensors; monitoring; measuring; modelling
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Prof. Dr. Jörg R. Aschenbach
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Institute of Veterinary Physiology, Free University of Berlin, 14163 Berlin, Germany
Interests: ruminant nutrition; metabolism; physiology
Prof. Dr. Matt J. Bell
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Agriculture Department, Hartpury University, Gloucester GL19 3BE, UK
Interests: farming systems; innovation; environmental impact; animal-plant interactions; sustainable production
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Prof. Dr. Adriana Bonanno
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Dipartimento Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition and feeding; by-products in ruminant feeding; ruminant grazing systems; dairy production; ruminant meat quality
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Dr. Giancarlo Bozzo
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Department of Veterinary Medicine (DIMEV), University of Bari Aldo Moro, Strada Provinciale per Casamassima km 3, 70010 Valenzano (Bari), Italy
Interests: animal welfare; slaughterhouse; epidemiology; risk assessment; food
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Prof. Dr. Wayne L. Bryden
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia
Interests: animal science and production; nutrition; food safety; mycotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Heather Burrow
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Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law, University of New England Australia, Armidale, Australia
Interests: livestock genetic improvement; technology adoption and measurable industry impact; developing country applications
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Prof. Dr. Maria Grazia Cappai

Animal Nutrition and Feeding, Institute of Animal Production, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, via Vienna no. 2, 07100 Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition; metabolomics; undesirable substances in feeds of food producing animals; welfare of nutrition; nutritional ecology of domestic and wild animals
Dr. Robert Dixon
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Queensland Alliance for Agricultural and Food Innovation (QAAFI), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: ruminant nutrition; grazing ruminant nutrition; supplementation of grazing ruminants; application of NIRS to ruminant nutrition; phosphorus nutrition
Prof. Dr. Agustín Estrada-Peña
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Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Miguel Servet 177, 50013 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: environmental impact assessment; tick-borne diseases; biostatistics; veterinary parasitology; global change
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Dr. Manuel García-Herreros
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National Institute for Agricultural and Veterinary Research (INIAV), 2005-048 Santarém, Portugal
Interests: animal science and production; animal reproduction; livestock farming and breeding; animal biotechnology; livestock health; dairy science; bioinformatics; germplasm; molecular biology in farm animals; ruminants
Dr. Sylvie Giger-Reverdin
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Université Paris-Saclay, INRAE, AgroParisTech, UMR Modélisation Systémique Appliquée aux Ruminants (MoSAR), 75005 Paris, France
Interests: ruminants; dairy goats; nutrition; feeding; ruminal metabolism; feeding behavior; animal welfare
Prof. Dr. Federico Infascelli
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: ruminant nutrition; farm animal
Prof. Dr. Nicole Kemper
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Institute for Animal Hygiene, Animal Welfare and Farm Animal Behavior, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Bischofsholer Damm 15, D-30173 Hannover, Germany
Interests: farm animal welfare; animal hygiene; animal–environment–human interactions; antibiotic resistance
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Prof. Dr. Vito Laudadio
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Department of DETO, Section of Veterinary Science and Animal Production, University of Bari Aldo Moro, s.p. Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition; feed technology; animal production
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Prof. Dr. Xianyao Li
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College of Animal Science and Technology, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai'an 271018, China
Interests: chicken; genome; epigenetics; breeding; host-pathogen interaction
Prof. Dr. Hai Lin
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Department of Animal Science, College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai’an 271018, China
Interests: poultry nutrition; stress physiology; precision feeding; feedstuff evaluation; metabolism regulation; animal environment
Prof. Dr. Secundino López
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Department of Produccion Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Campus Universitario de Vegazana, Universidad de Leon, 24007 Leon, Spain
Interests: animal nutrition; ruminants; rumen fermentation; feed evaluation; feed additives; ruminal or enteric methanogenesis
Prof. Dr. Massimo Malacarne
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Parma, Via del Taglio, 10, 43123 Parma, Italy
Interests: milk composition; milk protein; rennet coagulation; genetic polymorphism
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Prof. Dr. Wataru Mizunoya
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Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University, Sagamihara 252-5201, Japan
Interests: skeletal muscle; meat; muscle fiber type; animal production; food science
Prof. Dr. Qinghua Nie
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College of Animal Science, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China
Interests: livestock genetics and breeding; animal genetics and genomics; epigenetics; ncRNA; chicken
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Prof. Dr. Tomas Norton
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Measure, Model, Manage Bio-Responses (M3-BIORES), Animal & Human Health Engineering, Department of Biosystems, KU Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 30, 3001 Heverlee/Leuven, Belgium
Interests: precision dairy farming; dairy farm technology; cow health and welfare monitoring; sensors for cow monitoring; real-time management and control
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Dr. Alena Pechová
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Department of Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry, University of Veterinary Sciences Brno, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: dairy science; cattle; animal production; ruminant nutrition; food science; animal nutrition; feed formulation; animal physiology; clinical biochemistry
Dr. Karina Pierce
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School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: dairy; systems; production; milk quality; nitrogen
Prof. Dr. M. D. (Mo) Salman
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Animal Population Health Institute College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 80523-1644 F, USA
Interests: veterinary epidemiology; infectious animal diseases; food security; risk assessment for animal health issues
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Dr. Michael Schutz
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Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: dairy cattle; quantitative animal genetics; pasture-based dairy systems; milk quality; dairy management; dairy well being; precision dairy farming
Dr. Maria Selvaggi
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: animal genetics; milk quality; animal production
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Prof. Dr. Milan Shipka
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Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Extension, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, USA
Interests: high latitude agriculture; reproductive management of ruminant animals; integrated plant - animal systems; sustainable production practices applied to livestock
Prof. Dr. Zhigang Song
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College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai'an 271018, China
Interests: brain-gut dialogue in animal appetite regulation; pet nutrition and food; nutrition regulation of animal intestinal health; nutrition regulation of animal stress response
Prof. Dr. Andrea Summer
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Parma, Via del Taglio 10, 43126 Parma, Italy
Interests: milk composition; milk proteins; genetic polymorphism; milk minerals; somatic cells count; rennet coagulation of milk; non-bovine milk
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Prof. Dr. Dongxiao Sun
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Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: dairy cattle; functional genomics; genome-wide association analysis; genomic selection; genetic effect; gene expression; regulatory mechanism; genetic background
Prof. Dr. Eva Voslarova
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Central Veterinary Administration of the State Veterinary Administration, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: animal protection; animal welfare; animal behavior; stress; husbandry; transport; slaughter
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Prof. Dr. Jiaqi Wang
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Institute of Animal Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: animal health and milk quality; risk assessment of milk products; evaluation of milk bioactive compounds
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Dr. Ligang Wang
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Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: livestock genetics and breeding; animal genomics; genome selection; animal wellfare
Dr. Shugeng Wu
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Institute of Feed Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: laying hen; quality egg; nutrition; feed; additives
Prof. Dr. Hao Zhang
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Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, College of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: animal genetic resources; functional genemics; pig breeding; chicken breeding; adaptation to high-altitude; meat quality; molecular mechanism
Dr. Lin Zhang
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College of Animal Science and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
Interests: poultry nutrition; feed; meat quality; muscle development; muscle satellite cells; muscle biology
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Dr. Ana de la Torre
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Department of Epidemiology & Environmental Health, Animal Health Research Center (INIA-CISA), Madrid, Spain
Interests: ecotoxicology; environmental toxicology; environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring; antibiotic resistance; animal health; epidemiology; surveillance; veterinary medicine
Dr. Javier Álvarez-Rodríguez
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Prof. Dr. Dejan Škorjanc
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Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Maribor, 2311 Hoče, Slovenia
Interests: livestock farming; farm animal welfare
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