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Section Board for 'Animal Physiology' (33)

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Prof. Dr. Michael Hässig
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department for Small Animals, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: herd health; clinical epidemiology; neonatal immunity in newborn bovines; etiology; (NIR) non-ionidasing radiation
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Piccione
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: chronophisiology; thermal biology; equine exercise physiology; transport stress; locomotor activity
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Prof. Dr. Gianluca Tettamanti
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Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences, University of Insubria, 21100 Varese, Italy
Interests: insect biotechnology; cell death and regeneration mechanisms in the silkworm; silkworm infection model; insect immune response; insect-mediated bioconversion of organic waste
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Dr. Xinxia Wang
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College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, Key Laboratory of Animal Feed and Nutrition of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: animal molecular nutrition and meat quality; epigenetics and meat quality; adipocyte/muscle stem cell development and regulation
Dr. Damián Escribano
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1. Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Clinical Analysis of the University of Murcia (Interlab-UMU), Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary School, Regional Campus of International Excellence Mare Nostrum, University of Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
2. Department of Animal Production, Regional Campus of International Excellence ‘Campus Mare Nostrum’, University of Murcia, Campus de Espinardo S/N, Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: behavioural experiment; behavioural analysis; stress; saliva; animal welfare; pigs
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Dr. Paola Scocco
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School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino (MC), 62032 Camerino, Italy
Interests: histochemistry; morphometry; animal welfare; food intake; digestive apparatus; reproductive apparatus; mammary gland; ruminants; environmental sustainability
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Dr. Edward Narayan
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia
Interests: animal welfare; conservation biology; conservation physiology; neuroendocrinology; production animal health and welfare; reproductive health; stress; immune system; zoology
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Prof. Dr. Paul Mozdziak
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Physiology Graduate Program, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7608, Raleigh, NC 27695-7608, USA
Interests: avian species conservation and muscle performance; animal cell culture techniques; transgenic animal production; muscle biology
Dr. Claudia Giannetto
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Department of Veterinary Sciences University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell'Annunziata, 98168, Messina, Italy
Interests: circadian physiology; exercise physiology; livestock; domestic animals; horses
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Prof. Dr. Daniele Vigo
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Department of Veterinary, Medicine (DIMEVET), University of Milan, via Università 6, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Interests: veterinary physiology; endocrinology and reproduction animals animal welfare; stress and lactation 3D cellular culture system; neorgans and pseudorgans Controlled; release technology; biotechnology and nanotechnology
Dr. Massimo Zerani
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Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università di Perugia, via San Costanzo 4, 06126 Perugia PG, Italy
Interests: endocrinology; reproduction; gonads; corpus luteum; cell communication
Dr. Arno E. Lindner
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Arbeitsgruppe Pferd, Heinrich-Röttgen-Strasse 20, Jülich, Germany
Interests: exercise science; horse exercise physiology; performance diagnosis and training guidance of horses
Prof. Dr. Milka Vrecl
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Institute of Preclinical Sciences, Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Gerbičeva 60, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: membrane receptors; intracellular signaling; molecular biology; histology; cell culture; confocal microscopy; pig; sheep; rabbit; rat
Prof. Dr. Brian J. Leury
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Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: metabolism; animal production; animal nutrition; nutritional physiology of ruminants; reducing greenhouse gas emissions from grazing animals; improving the adaptation of livestock to a changing environment
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Dr. Tadaaki Satou
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare, Otawara, Tochigi 324-8501, Japan
Interests: pharmacology; psychosomatic medicine; medicinal chemistry; phytochemistry of essential oil; medicinal plants; laboratory mice; aromatherapy
Prof. Dr. José Pedraza Chaverri
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Department of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City 04510, Mexico
Interests: acute kidney injury; chronic kidney disease; oxidative stress; antioxidants; redox signaling; mitochondrial homeostasis; mitochondrial bioenergetics; natural products
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Dr. Sebastian P. Galuska
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Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Institute of Reproductive Biology, Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
Interests: sialic acids; polysialic acid; glycoimmunology; siglecs; extracellular traps; innate immune system
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Dr. Pietro Celi
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Global Science Lead Eubiotics, DSM Nutritional Products, 6480 Dobbin Road Columbia, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
Interests: animal physiology; animals nutrition; animal reproduction; gastrointestinal functionality; ruminant health
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Prof. Dr. Hermann Wagner
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Department of Biology, Institute for Biology II (Zoology), RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Interests: behaviour; neuroethology; sensory physiology; conservation; ornithology
Prof. Dr. Takashi Bungo
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Laboratory of Animal Behavior and Physiology, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8528, Japan
Interests: feeding behavior of animals; domestic animal; chickens; stress tolerances
Prof. Dr. Friederike Stumpff
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Veterinary Physiology, Freie Universität Berlin, Oertzenweg 19b, 14163 Berlin, Germany
Interests: ion channels; TRP channels; anion channels; rumen; ammonia transport; SCFA transport; urea transport; epithelial transport; ruminants
Dr. Jimena Laporta
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Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: mammary and lactation physiology; environmental physiology; lactation endocrinology; mammary development; fetal programming
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Prof. Dr. Sung-Jo Kim
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Division of Cosmetics and Biotechnology, Hoseo University, Asan 31499, Korea
Interests: bioactive compound; animal medicine; feed additives; functional material; animal metabolic disease; companion animal disease; cell based assay; animal cell culture; molecular biology; search for drug candidates
Dr. María J. Delgado
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Faculty of Biological Science, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: fish endocrinology; fish neuroendocrinology; welfare; feeding regulation in fish; biological rhythms in animals; clock genes
Dr. Vimal Selvaraj
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Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Interests: steroid biosynthesis; endocrinology; mechanisms of energy metabolism; cholesterol
Prof. Dr. Massimo Faustini
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Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via dell’Università 6, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Interests: bovine; lactation; fatty acids; local breeds
Prof. Dr. Paolo Clavenzani
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Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, 40064 Ozzano dell’Emilia (BO), Italy
Interests: autonomic nervous system; enteric nervous system; immunohistochemistry; central nervous system; morphometric analysis chemosensing
Dr. Caterina Faggio
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Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno d'Alcontres, 31 98166 S.Agata-Messina, Italy
Interests: cytotoxicity; oxidative stress markers; health status in shellfish and fish; ecophysiology
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Dr. Michael Lindinger
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Research and Development, The Nutraceutical Alliance Inc., Burlington, ON, Canada
Interests: mammalian exercise physiology; equine; canine; human; acid-base; electrolyte; fluids; hydration; dehydration; nutraceuticals; skeletal muscle physiology; skeletal muscle biochemistry; thermoregulation
Prof. Dr. Pietro Lombardi
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Napoli Federico II, 80100 Naples, Italy
Interests: animals physiology; clinical biochemistry; hematology; behavioral sciences
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Dr. Giuseppina Basini
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Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Università degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: intrafollicular mechanisms of follicle growth and selection; cytokine-hormone interaction in ovarian follicle; NO/NOs system in ovarian follicle; in vitro evaluation of follicular angiogenesis; phytochemical growth promoters and reproductive functions; free radicals and reproductive functions; endocrine disruptors
Dr. Ioanna-Katerina Aggeli
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Department of Animal and Human Physiology, School of Biology, University of Athens, University Campus, 157 84 Athens, Greece
Interests: signal transduction pathways; protein kinases; heart; cardiac myocytes; oxidative stress; apoptosis; autophagy; stress sensors
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Dr. Richard Uwiera
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5, Canada
Interests: animal models; pathology; immunology; intestinal health/stress and lab animals; companion animals and livestock
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