Section Editors

Section Board for 'Pigs' (35)

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Dr. Gareth Pearce
Section Editor-in-Chief
Animal Health and Welfare Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK
Interests: animal health; animal welfare; farm animals; aquatic animals; social networks; sensor technology
Dr. Eva Bussalleu
Department of Biology, University of Girona (Catalonia, Spain), Girona, Spain
Interests: boar reproduction; semen; bacteria; cryopreservation; sperm quality; antibiotics; antimicrobial peptides; artificial insemination
Dr. Carmen Matás
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, International Excellence Campus for Higher Education and Research “Campus Mare Nostrum”, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Interests: sperm capacitation; porcine IVF; sperm selection; porcine embryo production
Dr. Juan Florenñcio Tejeda Sereno
Institute of Agronomy, University of Extremadura, Afda. Adolfo Suárez s/n, 06007 Badajoz,Spain
Interests: pig, meat, lipids, extensive system, feeding, quality, dry-cured products.
Dr. Raul Carlos Mainar-Jaime
Departamento de Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón-IA2 (Universidad de Zaragoza-CITA), Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: Bacterial zoonoses; EpidemiologyAnimal Health; Public Health; Antibiotic Resistance; Swine; Salmonellosis; Disease control
Prof. Dr. Mª Dolores Garrido
Department of Food Science and Technology, Veterinary Faculty, University of Murcia, Espinardo 30071, Murcia, Spain
Interests: Meat; meat productos; quality; shelf life; technology process; Boar taint
Dr. Darryl D’Souza
SunPork Solutions, SunPork Group, Eagle Farm, QLD 4009, Australia
Interests: pigs; processing; meat quality; production; nutrition; management
Dr. Riccardo Bozzi
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie, Alimentari, Ambientali e Forestali, Università di Firenze, 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: animal breeding; genomics; meat quality; beef cattle; local breeds; precision livestock farming; pigs; heat stress; NIRS
Prof. João Pedro Bengala Freire
Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Tapada da Ajuda 1349-017 Lisboa Portugal
Interests: Swine nutrition, Growth, Digestive Physiology, Metabolism, Alternative Raw Materials.
Prof. Dr. Hyeun Bum Kim
Dankook University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: poultry; pig; Veterinary microorganisms; immune response
Dr. Michael Azain
Animal and Dairy Science Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA 30602
Interests: Swine nutrition, feed ingredients, feed enzymes, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
Prof. Dr. Timothy Safranski
Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65221, USA
Interests: reproductive management; heat stress; gilt development; piglet survival; sperm production and quality
Dr. Luigi Faucitano
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke R & D Centre, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0C8, Canada
Interests: Animal Production; Animal Physiology; Meat Quality; Animal Husbandry; Meat Science; Animal Welfare
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Marie-France Palin
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | AAFC · Sherbrooke; Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Interests: pig; genomics; skeletal muscle; growth; meat quality; gene expression; transcriptomics
Dr. Fabio Ostanello
Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Ozzano dell'Emilia, BO, Italy
Interests: swine; hepatitis E virus (and / or HEV); epidemiology; veterinary public health; infectious diseases; diagnosis
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Dr. Martin Krøyer Rasmussen
Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Agro Food Park 48, DK 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
Interests: Meat quality; Boar taint; gene-expression; hepatocytes; Cytochrome p450; food-drug interactions; in vitro meat; wooden breast; bioactive compounds; bioavailability
Dr. Francisco A. García‑Vázquez
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Interests: pig; reproduction; assisted reproductive technologies; sperm function; artificial insemination
Prof. Chris Van Ginneken
Laboratory of Applied Veterinary Morphology, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Interests: Pig; rearing strategies; gut health; perinatal physiology
Prof. Dr. Eugeni Roura
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: Digestive Physiology; Pigs; Chickens; Nutritional Chemosensing; Taste Receptors; Appetite/Feed Intake
Dr. Grazia Pastorelli
Università degli Studi di Milano, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Lodi, Italy
Interests: Animal Nutrition; Phytogenic feed additives; Pig feeding and welfare; Animal nutrition and product quality (meat, cured pork meat, milk)
Prof. Dr. Joris Michiels
Laboratory of Animal Nutrition and Animal Product Quality (LANUPRO), Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: weanling piglet; broilers; gut health; feed additives; amino acids; heat stress
Prof. Dr. Isabel Henning-Pauka
Field Station for Epidemiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Buescheler Straße 9, 49456 Bakum, Germany
Interests: swine; porcine infectious diseases; porcine herd health management; vaccination in swine; pork production
Dr. Inmaculada Parrilla Riera
Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery (Obstetrics and reproduction), Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Murcia, 30071, Murcia, Spain
Interests: Animal Genetics; Domestic Animal Reproduction; Domestic Animal Reproduction; pig reproductive biotechnologies
Dr. M. Ángeles Latorre
Veterinary Faculty-University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: Animal Science; Pig husbandry; Swine Nutrition; Meat Quality
Prof. Dr. Carlo Corino
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Università degli Studi di Milano, Lodi, Italy
Interests: Animal Nutrition; Nutrition and immunity; Nutrition and meat quality; Meat quality; Monogastric nutrition; Pig nutrition; Fats and CLA in pig nutrition
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Maiorano
Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences, University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: production and meat quality; intramuscular collagen; lipids; hystology; in ovo technology; small ruminants; pig; poultry
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Dr. Simon Turner
Animal & Veterinary Sciences, SRUC, Roslin Institute Building, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG, UK
Interests: pigs; social behaviour; Animal Behaviour and Welfare
Prof. Dr. Robert M Friendship
Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Interests: swine health management; disease surveillance; pre-harvest aspects of food safety; sow reproduction
Prof. Takeshige Otoi
Laboratory of Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioindustry (Ishii campus), Tokushima University, Ishii, Myozai-gun, Tokushima 779-3233, Japan
Interests: In Vitro Fertilization and Genome editing
Prof. Dr. Maria Laura Bacci
Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, 40064 Ozzano dell’Emilia (BO), Italy
Interests: swine; physiology; endocrinology; reproduction; welfare; reproductive biotechnology; transgenesis
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Prof. Paolo Bosi
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: feeding of pigs; weaning; physiology; microbiology; immunity and health of the pig's digestive tract; nutrigenomics of the pig
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Dr. Emma Fàbrega i Romans
IRTA, Veïnat de Sies s/n, 17121 Monells, Spain
Interests: behavior; animal welfare; stress; pig; farming
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Prof. Dr. John J. McGlone
Departments of Animal and Food Science and Animal Care Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Interests: behavior; neuroscience; welfare; immunology; stress physiology and behavior; pheromones in pigs and other animals
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Prof. Dr. Anna K. Johnson
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, 2356F Kildee Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: farm animal behavior and well-being
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport
Special Issue in Animals: Pig Transport 2016
Dr. Roy Neville Kirkwood
Swine Production Medicine, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus, Roseworthy, SA 5371, Australia
Interests: Swine herd management; sow reproductive management; pig health management; microbiome and pig performance
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Special Issue in Animals: Pig Reproduction
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