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Dr. Gema Nieto
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Department of Food Technology, Food Science and Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Regional Campus of International Excellence “Campus Mare Nostrum”, Espinardo, 30071 Murcia, Spain
Interests: To contribute to knowledge of plants from several aspects in the elaboration of functional foods
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Dr. Graça Ferreira-Dias
Department of Morphology and Function, CIISA- Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, 1649-004 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: reproduction; mare; corpus luteum; oviduct; endometrium; endometrosis; endocrinology; cytokines; fibrosis; epigenetics
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Dr. Osvaldo Bogado Pascottini
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Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium/ Antwerp University, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: Dairy cow; Transition period; Systemic inflammation; Innate immunity; Reproductive diseases; Embryo production
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Dr. Serhat Turkmen
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Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States of America
Interests: fish nutrition; epigenetics; lipid metabolism; effects of parental nutrition; nutrigenomics; fatty acid synthesis
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Dr. Maria Antonietta Colonna
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro Bari, Italy
Interests: meat quality; fatty acids; ruminants; feeding; animal products
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Prof. Dr. Camilla Luzzago
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Coordinated Research Center “EpiSoMI”, University of Milan, Via dell’Università 6, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Interests: veterinary microbiology, virology, zoonoses, emerging diseases, one health, free-ranging wildlife
Dr. Miriam Reverter
ICBM, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, 26382 Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Interests: marine biology; marine ecology; coral reefs; aquaculture; chemical ecology; metabolomics; holobiont; benthic animals
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Dr. Rebeka R. Zsoldos
The University of Queensland, School of Agriculture and Food ScDiences, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia
Interests: animal biomechanics; muscle mechanics; gait analysis; spinal biomechanics; neuromuscular control; surface electromyography; signal processing
Dr. Cedric J. Simon
Research Group Leader, Nutrition & Production Systems, Livestock & Aquaculture Program CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Qld Biosciences Precinct, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, QLD 4067, Australia
Interests: Aquaculture Nutrition; finfish; crustaceans; aquafeed; digestive physiology
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Dr. Rasha Qudsieh
BioResource International, Inc., Durham, NC 27703, USA
Interests: meat quality; processing; food safety; exogenous enzymes in monogastrics
Dr. Abdolvahab Farzan
Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd E, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: Veterinary epidemiology; microbiology; and immunology; Foodborne pathogens; Microbiome; Clinical trials; swine
Dr. Domenico Caivano
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Via San Costanzo 4, 06126 Perugia, Italy
Interests: Veterinary Cardiology; Echocardiography; Electrocardiography; Interventional Cardiac Procedures; Thoracic Ultrasound
Dr. Patrizia Licata
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology; Environmental Science; Chemistry; Agricultural and Biological Sciences with particular interest in the study of toxic substances and pharmacological activity of natural substances both as nutraceuticals and as contaminants in the diet; which can have important results for animal welfare
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Dr. Roberta Perego
Department of Veterinary Medicine (DIMEVET), Veterinary Transfusion Research Laboratory (REVLab), University of Milan, via dell’Università 6, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Interests: veterinary internal medicine; veterinary infectious diseases; zoonosis; veterinary dermatology; veterinary transfusion medicine; veterinary regenerative medicine; veterinary laboratory medicine
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Dr. Céline Ster
Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke, QC, J1M 0C8, Canada
Interests: Dairy cows; immunology; microbiology; mastitis; vaccine; alternatives to antimicrobials
Dr. Aneta Brodziak
Institute of Quality Assessment and Processing of Animal Products, Faculty of Animal Sciences and Bioeconomy, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland
Interests: milk; organic production; dairy products; quality; bioactive compounds; whey proteins; vitamins; peptides; chromatographic analysis; food safety
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Dr. Antonio Morales de laNuez
Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Agrarias (IPNA-CSIC).
Interests: Colostrum; Passive Immune Transfer; Goat; Ruminant; Camelid; Animal Production; Apply Biotecnology; IgY
Prof. Dr. Simonetta Citi
Università di Pisa
Interests: injury; dog
Dr. Tania Pérez-Sánchez
Laboratory of Fish Pathology, Universidad Zaragoza, C/Miguel Servet 177, Zaragoza 50013, Spain
Interests: aquaculture, immune response rainbow trout, postbiotics, probiotics
Dr. Valeria Torti
Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin
Interests: Conservation Biology; primatology; bioacoustics
Dr. Maria Oczkowicz
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Department of Genomics and Molecular Biology of Animals, Krakowska 1, 32-083 Balice, Poland
Interests: gene expression; DNA Extraction; rnadna sequencing; Molecular Genetics; DNA Gel Electrophoresis; dna amplification; genomics; genetics; ngs nutrigenomics
Prof. Abubeker Hassen

Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private bag X20, Pretoria Hatfield 0028, South Africa
Interests: ruminant nutrition
Dr. Michael Chimonyo

Animal and Poultry Science, School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, P/Bag X 01, Scottsville 3209, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Interests: diet, food quality
Prof. Dr. Meriel Moore-Colyer
Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, United Kingdom
Interests: Equine nutrition; equine respiratory health; stable environment; health and welfare
Dr. Louisa A. Rispoli
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, United States
Interests: cattle; reproduction biology
Dr. Francesca. Parisi
Ospedale dei Bambini Vittore Buzzi
Interests: Veterinary wildlife disease
Prof. Nicolaia Iaffaldano
Department of Agriculture, Universita degli Studi del Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Interests: animal reproduction; cryopreservation semen technology in animals
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Dr. Lucjan Witkowski
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: small ruminant; sheep nutrition;lentivirus
Dr. Anna Cywinska
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: equine health and disease;injury in racehorses;dogs
Dr. Danyel Bueno Dalto
Sherbrooke Research & Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0C8, Canada
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Dr. Małgorzata Ochota
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wroclawiu, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: dogs and cats, reproduction, obstetrics, in vitro, embryo
Dr. Leonor Galhardo
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: Fish welfare, fish stress, cognitive appraisal, fish motivation, environmental enrichment, human-animal interactions
Dr. Pablo Catalá-Gregori
Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Moncada, Spain
Interests: Poultry Quality and Animal Nutrition
Dr. Craig Shuttleworth
Red Squirrel Trust Wales, Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, Isle of Anglesey LL61 6DQ, UK
Interests: squirrels; Marten; wildlife; breeding and reintroduction of squirrels; conservation
Dr. Mini Singh
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Road, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
Interests: Nutrition and Nutrigenomics; Animal production and management; Genetics of production traits; Integrated and quantitative genomics
Dr. Francesco Vizzarri
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition; feed additives; animal welfare; livestock science
Dr. Mateusz Ledwoń
Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals Polish Academy of Sciences
Interests: waterbirds, parental investment, birds migration, birds ecology
Dr. Ralf Blank
Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Christian‐Albrechts‐Universität, Kiel, Germany
Interests: animal nutrition; monogastrics (pigs, poultry, fish); ruminants; feed science; feed additives; mycotoxins
Dr. Katerina Theodoridou
School of Biological Sciences, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Interests: Polyphenols; ruminant nutrition; alternative protein sources; animal products; milk and meat quality; feed evaluation; methane and ammonia emissions
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Dr. Marco Campera
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: conservation biology; animal ecology; activity patterns; agroforestry, primates; translocations; diet; ranging patterns; biostatistics; environmental education
Dr. Isabel Pires
Animal and Veterinary Research Centre, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: wildlife; pathology; oncology; therapeutic targets; necropsy
Dr. Lorenzo Leso

Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Florence, Italy
Interests: dairy cattle; housing systems for dairy cows; bedding materials and management; dairy farm management; animal welfare; animal behaviour; precision livestock farming
Dr. Helal F. Hetta
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA
Interests: Molecular Biology; DNA Isolation; Cell Culture; Immunology of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Ioannis A. Tsakmakidis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: semen quality; pig; boar; rabbit
Dr. Morena Di Tommaso
Università degli Studi di Teramo, Teramo, Italy
Interests: veterinary hematology; veterinary transfusion medicine; hemo-components in veterinary regenerative medicine; veterinary dermatology, veterinary internal medicine
Dr. Constanze Pietsch
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Berner Fachhochschule /Applied University Berne / Haute école spécialisée bernoise Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften HAFL, Agronomie, Länggasse 85, CH-3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland
Interests: fish welfare, health, immunology, behaviour, endocrinology, nutrition, aquaculture
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Dr. Amy S. Biddle
University of Delaware, Newark, USA
Interests: equine microbiome; equine disease; metabolic diseases; strongyle parasites
Dr. Patricia Hedenqvist
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: laboratory animal medicine; rodent anaesthesia; rabbit anesthesia; rabbit analgesia; pain assessment; rabbit research models; pig anesthesia; pig research models
Dr. Matthew Klos
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, USA
Interests: Electrophysiology; Biophysics; Stem Cells; Metabolism; Opioids
Dr. Jaegyu Yoo
Rural Development Administration, Jeollabuk-do, Korea
Interests: Animal reproduction; Assisted Reproductive Technology; Reproductive Biology; Theriogenology; in vitro produced embryo; transgenesis; in vitro fertilization; somatic cell nuclear transfer; Veterinary medicine; disease resistance; poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae); microbiome; antimicrobials
Dr. Miguel Correia
Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal
Interests: Marine Biology; Marine Conservation; Syngnathidae; Habitat Restoration; Aquaculture; Population Assessment
Dr. Dimitris A. Gougoulis
Veterinary Faculty, University of Thessaly, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
Interests: dairy cattle internal medicine; small ruminant internal medicine; farm animal husbandry; animal welfare
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Dr. Elena De Felice
School of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino (MC), Italy
Interests: molecular biology; immunohistochemistry; food intake; regulation of food intake; gut-brain axis; aging
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Dr. Arianna Miglio
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, 06126 Perugia, Italy
Interests: clinical pathology; hematology; onco-hematology; transfusion Medicine
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Dr. Paolo Zambonelli
Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: Pig; livestock; genomic; transcriptomic; GWAS; quality; meat; fat; carcass
Dr. Alessandro Zumbo
Department of Veterinary Sciences, Division of Animal Production, University of Messina, Messina, Italy.
Interests: Animal production; Animal husbandry; Animal nutrition and feeding; By-products in animal feeding; Meat and milk quality; Local breed; Animal genetic
Dr. Tanja Peric
Department of Agrofood, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: animal physiology; endocrinology; metabolism; non-invasive samples; animal welfare
Dr. Lisanework E. Ayalew
Department of Veterinary Pathology Western College of Veterinary Medicine University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4, Canada
Interests: Veterinary Microbiology; Molecular biology; Genomics; Proteomics; Vaccinology
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Prof. Dr. Cristina Esmeralda Di Francesco
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: Virology; Morbillivirus; Parvovirus; Microbiology; Wildlife; Avian and Mammalian infectious diseases; Antimicrobial resistance
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Dr. Eliana Jerónimo
Centro de Biotecnologia Agrícola e Agro-Alimentar do Alentejo (CEBAL), Instituto Politécnico de Beja (IPBeja), Beja, Portugal
Interests: Ruminant nutrition; Ruminant production; Non-conventional feeding resources; Lipid metabolism; Fatty acids; Lipid oxidation; Antioxidants and antioxidant mechanism; Plant secondary compounds; Animal products quality
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Dr. Marco Zampiga
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Via del Florio 2, Ozzano dell’Emilia - Bologna – Italy
Interests: broiler chicken; laying hen; turkey; nutrition; feed additive; feed efficiency; sustainability; meat quality; myopathy; muscle abnormality; nutrigenomics; omics technology; egg quality; housing system
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Dr. Anusha Dhanasiri
Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Interests: Nutirepigenomics; nutrigenomics; gut microbiota of fish; stress physiology of fish; bioinformatics
Dr. João L. Saraiva
Fish Ethology and Welfare Group, CCMAR - Centro de Ciências do Mar, Universidade do Algarve, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal
Interests: Ethology; animal welfare; fish welfare; physiology; chemical communication; behavioural neuroendocrinology; sexual behaviour; conservation physiology
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Dr. Anisa Ribani
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, School of Agricultural and Veterinary MedicineAlma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, viale Fanin, 48, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: Genomics; Animal Science; Molecular Zoology; Food Science; Evolutionary Biology
Dr. Gloriana Cardinaletti
Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Animal Science, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
Interests: acquaculture; fish nutrition; alternative protein/lipid sources; fish welfare and physiology; insect meal
Dr. Mahmoud M. Naguib
Zoonosis Science Centre, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology Uppsala University, Sweden
Interests: Emerging viruses; avian diseases; influenza; genetics; virus-host interaction; transcriptomics; single cell genome; diagnostics; epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Lori K. Sheeran
Department of Anthropology and Museum Studies,Central Washington University 400 East University Way,Ellensburg, WA, USA
Interests: primatology; conservation; evolutionary ecology; anthropology
Dr. Farshad Goodarzi Boroojeni

Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Interests: Poultry; Broiler; Fermentation; Fermentation of feed; Fermentation of feed ingredients; Hydrothermal processing; Feed processing; Pellet; Expansion; Extrusion
Dr. Marek Špinka
Department of Ethology and Companion Animal Science, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: animal behaviour; animal welfare; human-animal relationships; comparative and evolutionary psychology
Dr. Barbara Bażanów
Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, 50-375 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: veterinary epidemiology; virology; serology; vector-borne diseases; equine infectious diseases; zoonoses
Dr. Paola Modesto
Specialist diagnostics Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria e Valle D’Aosta, 10154 Turin, Italy
Interests: Animal Oncology; Forensic Genetics; Population and Conservation genetics; Infectious Diseases; Animal Health; Food traceability; genetic resistance to disease of livestock
Dr. Clara Palestrini
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Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via dell'Università, 6, 26900 Lodi LO, Italy
Interests: behavioural medicine; dog behaviour; cat behaviour; clinical ethology; behavioural disorder; stress; anxiety; aggression
Dr. Maria Belén Linares
Department of Food Science and Technology, Veterinary Faculty, University of Murcia, Espinardo 30071, Murcia, Spain
Interests: meat queality; technological strategies; boartaint; meat products; food technology; sensory analysis
Dr. Angela S. Stoeger
Mammal Communication Lab, Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: vocal communication; animal behavior; social learning; cognition
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Dr. Ana Lopez-Antia
Behavioral Ecology & Ecophysiology Group (BECO), Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research (SPHERE), Campus Drie Eiken, Building D – Room 2.42, Universiteitsplein 1, B – 2610 Antwerp (Wilrijk) - Belgium
Interests: Wildlife toxicology; pesticides risk assessment; multilevel biomarker study; farmland birds conservation; wildlife biomonitoring
Dr. Félix Valcárcel Sancho
Parasitology Group, Dept. Animal Reproduction, INIA, Carretera de la Coruña km 5,9, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Interests: ticks; vector control; Mediterranean ticks; tick-borne diseases
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Dr. Maria Cristina Angelici
Department of Environment and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità,Rome, Italy
Interests: parasite protozoa; molecular parasitology; epidemiology; genetic variability; waterborne parasites; human microbiome; environmental microbiome
Dr. Fernanda Batistel
Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
Interests: rumen fermentation, fatty acids, fiber digestibility, dairy nutrition, developmental programming
Dr. In-Sul Hwang
Animal Biotechnology Division, National Institute of Animal Science, Rural Development Administration, Wanju, Jeonbuk 55365, Korea
Interests: Reproductive Biology; Assisted Reproductive Technology; Xenotransplantation; Pig; SCNT; Cryopreservation
Dr. Komala Arsi
Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Interests: poultry; food safety; Salmonella; Campylobacter; microbiology; antibiotic alternatives
Dr. Giuseppe Passantino
Section of Veterinary Pathology and Comparative Oncology, Department of VeterinaryMedicine, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Strada Prov.le per Casamassima Km.3, 70010 Valenzano (Bari), Italy
Interests: Comparative Oncology; Necropsies; Equine Pathology; Pathology; Forensic pathology
Prof. Dr. Angela Polisca
Dipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Università di Perugia, 06124 Perugia, Italy
Interests: reproduction; small animal; ultrasound; CEUS; andrology; bitch; pregnancy
Dr. Julio Francisco Díaz Berrocoso
Interests: Amino acids; Fiber sources; Feed evaluation; Functional proteins; Metabolizable energy; Nutraceuticals and phytobiotics; Nutrient digestibility; Organic acids
Dr. Rostam Abdollahi Arpanahi
Colleague of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, USA
Interests: Genetic Analysis; Animal genes; cattle; sheep
Dr. Angela Collins
University of Florida IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant Palmetto, Florida, United States
Interests: marine fisheries, Reef fish biology and ecology
Dr. Mrigendra Rajput
Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 72801, USA
Interests: Viral Diseases; Virome; Immunology; Animal health
Dr. Stefano Romussi
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan, via dell’Università 6, 26900 Lodi, Italy
Interests: Veterinary Surgery; Endoscopy; Brachycephalic dogs
Dr. Albert Caballero-Solares
Department of Ocean Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7, Canada
Interests: Fish; Aquaculture; Transcriptomics; Multiomics; Nutrition; Immunology
Dr. Simon Pouil

IAEA Marine Environment Laboratory Monaco, Monaco
Interests: Aquaculture; Ecological intensification; Aquatic ecotoxicology
Dr. Shigeru Ninomiya
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
Interests: animal welfare; animal behaviour; environmental enrichment
Prof. Dr. Myunghoo Kim
Department of Animal Science, College of Natural Resources & Life Science, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
Interests: Mucosal Immunology; Nutritional Immunology; Microbiome; Animal Immunology; Multi-omics; Feed additive; Stress
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Dr. Rachel M. Palinski
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Interests: Virology; Molecular Epidemiology; Quasispecies; Next-Generation Sequencing; Diagnostic Medicine; Viral Evolution; Viral Genetics; Genetics
Dr. Silvan Urfer
University of Washington Medicine Pathology
Interests: dogs; aging; Geroscience; veterinary medicine; cognitive function; Comparative Medicine; epidemiology; Animal Ethics; Animal Welfare; Statistical Modeling
Prof. Dr. Irwin Rose Alencar Menezes

Universidade Regional do Cariri, Crato, Brazil
Interests: pharmacology, natural product, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, antioxidant; biological assay as pharmacological, antimicrobial, toxicological
Prof. Dr. Carla Lucini
Department Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples I-80137, Italy
Interests: Neuroanatomy of fish; histology
Prof. Aristotelis G. Lymberopoulos

Laboratory of Farm Animal Reproduction and Animal Breeding, Division of Animal Science, Department of Agriculture, International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: applied reproduction in farm animals; semen preservation; artificial insemination; andrology-spermatology; neuroendocrinology of farm animal reproduction; animal husbandry
Dr. Jesús Domínguez
Departamento de Zooloxía, Xenética e Antropoloxía Física, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: Bird ecology; bird conservation; breeding biology; conservation biology; endangered species; waders; waterbirds
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Dr. Anna Gajda
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: insect pollinators, bees, bee diseases, Nosema, Varroa, bee viruses, insect viruses, beneficial insects, beneficial insect diseases, biodiversity, veterinary medicine
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Dr. Juan M. Fregeneda-Grandes

Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Universidad de León,spain
Interests: Icthiopathology; Microbiology; Oomycetes; Saprolegnia; Probiotics in aquaculture
Dr. Anouck Haverbeke
Vet Ethology, Belgium
Interests: dog behaviour, behavioural medicine
Dr. Carmen L. Manuelian
Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural resources, Animals and Environment, University of Padova, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
Interests: small ruminants, cows, buffalo, feeding and performance, milk, dairy products, meat and processed products, pets (dogs and cats) nutrition and infrared technologies.
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Crescenzo
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70010 Valenzano, BA, Italy
Interests: Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology; Pharmacokinetic; Residues in food; Toxicity in acquatic species
Dr. Roswitha Merle
Institute for Veterinary Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Freie Universität Berlin, Königsweg 67, D-14163 Berlin, Germany
Interests: Veterinary epidemiology; biostatistics/statistical modeling; Antibiotics use in animals; animal health and welfare in livestock
Dr. Salvatore Mastrangelo
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: animal breeding and genetics; genomics; population genetics; livestock biodiversity; ruminants; Genetic traceability; genetic diversity
Dr. Javier López-Cepero
Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Sevilla, Camilo José Cela s/n, 41010 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: animal-assisted interventions; human-animal interactions; anthrozoology; group psychotherapy
Dr. El Hamidi Hay
Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, United States
Interests: Genetic Improvement of beef production; Genetics of fertility in beef cattle; Gene by environment interaction in beef cattle; Theory and application of genomic selection
Dr. Marco Ciulu
Georg-August-University of Göttingen/ Department of Animal Sciences Kellnerweg 6, 37077 Göttingen (DE)
Interests: analytical chemistry; validation of analytical methods; chemometrics and data analysis; food chemistry and analysis; liquid chromatography; gas-chromatography; HPLC methods; GC methods; LC-MS; LC-MS/MS; GC-MS; SPME methods; extraction and characterization of bioactive compounds; determination of trace analytes in foods; food authentication and traceability
Prof. Dr. Ivanor Nunes Do Prado
Department of Animal Science, University Estadual of Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Interests: Ruminant Nutrition; Meat quality; Natural Additives
Dr. Majid Shakeri
University of Washington, Seattle, United States
Interests: broiler meat quality growth; broiler physiology; growth performance; antioxidants activities; feed additives; stress conditions
Dr. Chunhong Yuan
Iwate University, Morioka, Japan
Interests: fish; prusian carp; carassius gibelio; fish fillets; fish products; chemical compostition; nutritional quality; fatty acid composition; oxidative stability; lipid fractions
Dr. Martina Jakob

Department of Horticultural Engineering, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy e.V. (ATB), Max-Eyth-Allee 100, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: sensors and smart farming; animal welfare; human animal interactions; dairy and pig production
Dr. Wendy Pearson
University of Guelphdisabled, Guelph, Canada
Interests: plant-based treatments for horse health problems;; clinical nutrition and dietary modifications to treat inflammatory conditions in horses, such as arthritis.; develop nutritional and dietary approaches to improve horse health work on clinical trials with arthritic horses
Dr. Marie Vagner
CNRS, UMR 7266 LIENSs, Institut du littoral et de l'environnement, 2 rue Olympe de Gouges, 17000, La Rochelle, France
Interests: marine fish; fish ecophysiology; fish lipid metabolism; fish energetic metabolism; transgenerational plasticity
Dr. Giustino Gaspa

Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Science, University of Turin. Largo Braccini 2, 10095 Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: Quantitative genetics and genomics, Genetic parameters estimation, Genomic Selection, SNP analysis, GWAS for productive and functional traits, Genetic diversity, Selection signatures, Runs of homozygo
Dr. Carlo Cosentino
School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food, and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: lysozyme; milk; late blowing; biodiversity; egg quality; grazing; poultry; agroforestry; water footprint
Dr. Piotr Pawlak
Department of Genetics And Animal Breeding, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wolynska 33 60-637 Poznan, Poland
Interests: assisted reproductive techniques; oocyte and embryo developmental competence; transcriptomics; in vitro fertilization; parthenogenesis; cumulus cells; follicular fluid
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Dr. Tatiane Chud
Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: imputation analysis; genomic selection; structural variants; feed efficiency; novel traits; genetic evaluation; copy number variation cattle
Prof. Dr. Sylvain Fiset
Universite de Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Interests: animal cognition, animal behaviour, dogs, cats, canines, learning, memory
Dr. Stephen F. Pires
Department of Criminal Justice, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
Interests: Situational Crime Prevention; Crime Mapping; Conservation Criminology; Wildlife Crime
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Dr. Marek Babicz
Institute of Animal Breeding and Biodiversity Conservation, Faculty of Biology, Animal Sciences and Bioeconomy, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Akademicka 13, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Interests: pigs; breeding; reproductive value; fattening value; slaughter value; meat quality; nutrition; genes; preservation of genetic resources
Dr. Elda Dervishi
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5, Canada
Interests: animal health; animal behaviour and welfare; metabolomics; meat quality; nutrigenomic; GWAS; application of metabolomics in animal science
Prof. Dr. Martin Wähner
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Strenzfelder Allee 28, D – 06406 Bernburg, Germany
Interests: Farm animal breeding (pig, cattle, poultry); Animal husbandry; Fertility and reproduction in farm animals; Artificial insemination in farm animals; Management in modern piglet production in large stocks (group farrowing system); Performance physiology in pigs (and cattle); Biotechnical methods in reproduction of pigs
Dr. Kacper Żukowski
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Department of Genetics and Cattle Breeding, Balice PL32083, Poland
Interests: sequencing; genomic selection; bioinformatics; genome-wide association study; modelling; livestock
Dr. Vasilis Louca
University of Aberdeen, U.K.
Interests: zoology; aquatic animals; Wildlife management; invasive species; biodiversity conservation; animal behaviour
Dr. Klaudia Pawlina-Tyszko
Department of Animal Molecular Biology, National Research Institute of Animal Production, Krakowska 1, 32-083 Balice, Poland
Interests: animal genetics; microRNAs; smallRNAs; transcriptomics; livestock; cancer
Dr. Elisabetta Antuofermo
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: veterinary pathology; fish pathology; mollusk diseases; mycobacteriosis; histopathology; immunohistochemistry
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Dr. Camille Gautier

Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transfer, Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria
Interests: Reproductive biology, Reproductive endocrinology, Male animals, Stallion, Testis
Dr. Bartosz Kierończyk
Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Interests: non-ruminant nutrition, poultry, companion animals, feed additives, insects as food and feed, GIT microbiology, GIT physiology
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Dr. María Dolores Contreras-Aguilar

Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Clinical Pathology, Interlab-UMU, University of Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: welfare; stress; diseases; animals
Dr. Laura Riggs
School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Interests: horse; osteoarthritic disease
Dr. Yamato Tsuji
Ishinomaki Senshy University, Shinmito-1 Minamizakai, Ishinomaki, Miyagi 986-8580, Japan
Interests: primate; seed dispersal; food habits; mammal; colugo; regional variation; macaque; langur
Dr. Vincenzo Lopreiato
Department of Animal Sciences, Food and Nutrition (DIANA), Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Via Emilia Parmense 84, 29122 Piacenza, Italy
Interests: Dairy cows; Dairy cattle nutrition and feeding; Dairy cattle precision farming; Animal physiology; System Biology; Gene expression; Transcriptomics; Dairy cow immunology and inflammation; Cattle transition period; In vitro tissue culture
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Dr. Edyta Kowalczuk-Vasilev
Department of Bromatology and Nutrition Physiology, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Bromatology University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Poland
Interests: nutrition; physiology; metabolism; milk quality; meat quality; feedstuffs; herbs; feed additives; oxidative stress; blood biomarkers
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Dr. Mikołaj Antoni Gralak

Department of Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Nowoursynowska 166, PL-02787 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: physiology, nutrition, mineral metabolism
Prof. Giuseppe Mazzullo
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: veterinary pathology; anatomic pathology; pathology of tumours
Dr. Silvia Colussi
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria e Valle d’Aosta, Torino, Italy
Interests: Genetics; genetic resistance to animal diseases; fish diseases; molecular characterization of bacteria
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Dr. Lorenzo Crosta
Avian, Reptile&Exotic Pet Hospital, Sydney School of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camden 2570, Australia
Interests: Avian medicine and surgery; avian and zoo animal endoscopy; bird reproductive medicine; zoological medicine; bird conservation medicine
Dr. Raoul Schwing
1. Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Medical University Vienna and University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
2. Haidlhof Research Station, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, University of Vienna, Bad Vöslau, Austria
Interests: psittacines; avian cognition; avian behaviour; play behaviour; communication; cooperation; Reptilian cognition; reptilian behaviour
Dr. Alessandra Crisà
Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria (CREA) - Research Centre for Animal Production and Aquaculture, Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
Interests: livestock; transcriptomic; gene expression; SNP; genotyping; molecular genetics; lactation; sheep; goat; cattle; milk; meat; small ruminants; RT-qPCR; genomics
Dr. Roberto Nardini
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle regioni Lazio e Toscana "M. Aleandri", Via Appia Nuova 1411, 00178 Rome, Italy
Interests: equine infectious diseases; equine parasitology; equine genetic diseases; epidemiology; conservation medicine; wildlife diseases.
Dr. Wojciech Barański
Department of Animal Reproduction with Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Warmia and Mazury, Oczapowskiego 14, 10-719 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: cattle; reproduction; endometritis; herd health management
Dr. Pawel A. Kolodziejski
Department of Animal Physiology, Biochemistry and Biostructure, Poznan University of Life Sciences, 60-637 Poznan, Poland
Interests: animal physiology; animal biochemistry; digestive enzymes; hormonal profile; regulation of food intake; obesity; diabetes; pathophysiology
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Dr. Shannon E. Pratt-Phillips
Department of Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Interests: Equine nutrition and exercise physiology: glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and regulation of glycogen re-synthesis after strenuous exercise.
Prof. Dr. David Levine
Department of Physical Therapy, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, USA
Interests: canine; small animal; rehabilitation; physical therapy; sports medicine; canine rehabilitation; small animal rehabilitation
Prof. Dr. Petra Wolf
Institute of Nutrition Physiology and Animal Nutrition, University of Rostock, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 6b, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: nutrition; physiology; poultry; rabbits; pet birds; small mammals; pig; ruminants; dogs; cats; exotics
Dr. Artem Nedoluzhko
Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord universitet, Bodo 8049, Norway
Interests: evolutionary genomics; ancient DNA; population genetics; circular RNAs; teleost; paleogenomics
Dr. Olimpia Lai
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: veterinary pharmacology; veterinary toxicology; pharmacokinetics; clinical pharmacology; wildlife rescue; wildlife medicine; exotics; ecotoxicology
Dr. Anna Bergh
Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: objective evaluation of pain and physical dysfunction in cats, dogs and horses;; use of pressure mat, EMG, accelerometer and IMU techniques, as well as evaluating non-pharmacological pain relieving methods
Prof. Dr. Alfredo Pauciullo
Department of Agricultural, Forests and Food Science, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Interests: Animal science; genetics; genomics; gene expression and transcriptomics; dairy traits; casein; cytogenetics of domestic animals; cytogenetics of reproduction
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Dr. Pizza Chow

Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
Interests: problem solving; learning; comparative cognition; animal innovation; animal intelligence; invasive species; endangered species; parrots; squirrels
Dr. Fadi Hassanat

Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Interests: Ruminant nutrition; dairy cows; enteric CH4; feedstuff; carbon footprint; rumen; feed additives; feed efficiency; mycotoxins
Dr. Annelies Van den Eede
HOGENT, University of Applied Sciences and Arts - FTI-Lab+ (the lab is our research Centre)
Departement of Biosciences and Industrial Technology *Campus Schoonmeersen - Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 - 9000 Ghent, Belgium T +32 9 243 27 01- M +32 476 31 02 57
Interests: equitation science: safety, perfomance and welfare of horse and rider - saddle fitting - sports physiology & injury prevention
Dr. Didone Frigerio
1. Core Facility Konrad Lorenz Research Center for Behaviour and Cognition, University of Vienna, Fischerau 11, 4645, Grünau im Almtal, Austria
2. Department for Behavioural and Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: animal behaviour; behavioural physiology; citizen science; social behaviour; stress; community science; geese; science education
Dr. Philip Lavretsky
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, Texas, USA
Interests: Evolution; Population Genetics; Phylogenetics; Ecology; Genomics; Wildlife Genetics
Dr. Josh Denham
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Exercise physiology; ageing; cycling performance; epigenetics and telomere biology
Dr. Patricia Schiml
Department of Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
Interests: stress; attachment; depression; endocrine responses; psychoneuroimmunology
Dr. Yvette S. Nout-Lomas
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
Interests: spinal cord injury; equine internal medicine; equine neurologic disease; equine behavior
Dr. Zbigniew Kasprzykowski
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Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Prusa 12, PL-08-110 Siedlce, Poland
Interests: ecology of birds; behavioural ecology; habitat selection; bird community; farmland birds; migration; nestling growth
Dr. Anna Dziekońska
Department of Animal Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: animal reproduction; sperm quality; storage of semen; antioxidants; energy metabolism
Dr. Harini Sooryanarain
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Interests: RNA viruses; Immunology; Innate Immune response; swine viral pathogens
Dr. Giorgio Sabella
Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Section Animal Biology, University of Catania
Interests: General Zoology, Taxonomy, Systematics, Faunistic and Biogeography of Coleoptera Staphylinidae, particulary Pselaphinae, Animal phylogeny, Animal ecology with particular regard to the composition, str
Dr. Georgios Christodoulopoulos
Clinic of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly, Karditsa, Greece
Interests: sheep; goats; cattle; respiratory infections; trace elements; vitamins; mastitis; cestodes; ectoparasites; fleas
Dr. Jacek Józef Nowakowski
Department of Ecology & Environmental Protection, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10-727 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: birds ecology; urban birds; biometry; phenotypic traits; biostatistics
Dr. Paolo Baragli
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pisa, viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
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Dr. Efrat Gavish-Regev
The National Natural History Collections, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 9190401, Israel
Interests: systematics and taxonomy of spiders (Araneae); spider families; historical biogeography; Arachnid evolution; scorpion taxonomy, diversity and distribution
Dr. Zofia M. Lisowski
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Roslin, United Kingdom
Interests: the pathogenesis of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract particularly in horses; immune cell populations of the equine intestine in the steady state and disease, principally focusing on horses with colic and postoperative ileus; the equine innate immune system with a focus on macrophages and understanding the equine macrophage response to LPS and how this may influence the susceptibility of the horse to endotoxaemia; the bi-directional interaction of immune cells in the intestine with the enteric nervous system.
Prof. Frédéric Farnir
Biostatistique et bioinformatique appliquées aux sciences vétérinaires, Département des Productions Animales, Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire - Université de Liège
Interests: Génomique
Dr. Randall Lockwood
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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA),2214 Tulip Drive, Falls Church, VA 22046, USA
Interests: animal welfare; human-animal relationship; animal cruelty; domestication; dog behavior; cat behavior; companion animal health; animal law
Dr. Caroline Leeth
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Interests: immunology; lymphocyte biology; mouse models; horse; equine protozoal myeloencephalitis
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Prof. Natascia Cocchia
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico IIdisabled, Naples, Italy
Interests: reproductive biology; Veterinary; Sperm; Embryo
Dr. Cristina A. Martinez
Linköpings universitetdisabled, Linkoping, Sweden
Interests: semen; porcine; embryo; Genetics
Dr. Kristian Ellingsen-Dalskau
Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway
Interests: animal welfare, dairy calves, calf milk feeding, human-animal-relationship, management
Dr. Mónica Lopes-Marques
i3s-institute for research and innovation in health, Rua Alfredo Allen, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Gene duplication and loss; Adaptive evolution; Mammals; Fatty acid metabolism; Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
Dr. Locksley Messam
School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: veterinary epidemiology
Dr. Augusto Vitale
Center for Behavioural Science and Mental Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Interests: Animal Welfare, Ethics of Research, Primatology, Ethology
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Dr. Federica Pirrone
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: Ethology; animal physiology; neuroendocrinology; human-animal bond
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Dr. Anna Tus̈nio
The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, Polish Academy of Sciences, Instytucka 3, 05-110 Jabłonna, Poland
Interests: pigs; chickens; rats; nutrition; feed additives; bioactive substances; legumes; potato protein; fibre; gastrointestinal tract; large intestine; fermentation bacterial enzymes
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Dr. Bryony Tolhurst
Ecology, Conservation and Zoonosis Research and Enterprise Group, University of Brighton, UK
Interests: behavioural ecology of vertebrates in anthropogenic environments; biodiversity conservation and mitigation of human–wildlife conflict; mammals in urban landscapes, community dynamics and disease transmission; niche partitioning between foxes, badgers, domestic cats and hedgehogs; foxes and the intermediate gastropod hosts of helminth diseases; developing novel technologies for investigating urban ecological processes
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Dr. Marisa Palazzo

Università degli Studi del Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Interests: meat quality; animal nutrition
Dr. Sylwia Żakowska-Biemans
Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiegodisabled, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: public attitudes and policies; animal welfare; consumer decision processes; sustainable agrifood systems; organic farming; food quality and safety
Dr. Cosmas I. Nathanailides
Department of Agriculture, University of Ioannina, Greece
Interests: Anatomy; Aquaculture; Ecology; Ecophysiology; Seafood quality
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Dr. Daniela Denk
International Zoo Veterinary Group, Station House, Parkwood Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4NQ, UK
Interests: Veterinary pathology; zoo; exotic; wildlife; aquatic; marine; penguin; EEHV; toxoplasma; neoplasia
Dr. Olga Szaluś-Jordanow
Department of Small Animal Diseases with Clinic, Division of Infectious Diseases, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: infectious diseases of dogs and cats; echocardiography of dogs and cats; ultrasound examination of the lungs
Dr. Fábio Pértille
Avian Behavioural Genomics and Physiology Group, IFM Biology, Linköping University, Linköping, 58 183 Sweden
Interests: epigenetics/epigenomics; genetics/genomic; chickens; animal welfare; animal breeding; evolution; Next generation sequencing; genotyping by sequencing; DNA methylation; GWA
Dr. Piero Cossu
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: Population Genetics; Seascape Genetics; Conservation Genetics; Phylogeography; Species delimitation; Molecular Ecology; Marine Biology; Seascape Genomics; Seascape Ecology; Molecular Phylogenetics
Dr. Maria Fresno
Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrariasdisabled, San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain
Interests: milk; dairy; milk quality
Assoc. Prof. Thomas Banhazi
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
Interests: Animal Production; Precision Livestock farming; Animal housing; Management of thermal environment in livestock buildings
Dr. Alejandro Suárez-Bonnet
The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, UK
Interests: anatomic, comparative, and diagnostic pathology; dermatopathology, ocular pathology, domestic and laboratory animals, exotic, zoo and wildlife pathology
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Dr. Marcin Barszcz
The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, Polish Academy of Sciences, Instytucka 3, 05-110 Jabłonna, Poland
Interests: animal nutrition (pig, poultry, laboratory animals); gut health; gut physiology; microbiota activity; bioactive compounds; nutrigenomics; mucins; oxidative stress
Dr. Maria Hayes
The Food BioSciences Department, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Ireland
Interests: marine by-products; seaweed proteins; isolation and characterisation of bioactive peptides from protein sources using microbial strains and enzymes through controlled fermentations and hydrolysis; bioactivities and health benefits; functional foods
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Dr. Mariano Carossino
Department of Pathobiological Sciences and Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Interests: Virology, host-virus interactions, viral pathogenesis, equine virology, zoonosis, pathology, infectious diseases, emerging and reemerging diseases, genomics and transcriptomics, diagnostics, validatio
Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Exbrayat
UMRS 449 “General Biology, Reproduction and Comparative Development”, Lyon Catholic University and EPHE, Lyon 69288, France
Interests: reproduction; genital tracts; ovary; testis; sexual cycle; endocrine organs; apoptosis; fish; amphibians; reptiles; small mammals; invertebrates; history and philosophy of life sciences
Dr. Anna Costagliola
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animals Production, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Interests: neurogastroenterolgy of domestic animals: anatomy and physiology; male genital tract of domestic animals: anatomy and physiology
Dr. Jaime Bosch
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VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre, Animal Health Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Wildlife Ecologist; Wildlife Disease Epidemiologist; Spatial Analysis-Geostatistics; Ecoinformatics; Species Distribution Model and Ecological landscape Connectivity
Dr. Fernando Rendo Fornet
Sequencing and Genotyping Unit of General Genomics Service - SGIker, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), E-48940 Bilbao, Spain
Interests: genetics and genomics; forensic genetics and genomics; Next Generation DNA sequencing; livestock genetics and genomics
Prof. Susanna Salvadori
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: animal cytogenetics
Dr. Chang-Yong Choi
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: wildlife; mammal; bird; migration; conservation; ecology; management; habitat
Dr. Paolo Silacci
Forschungsanstalt Agroscope Changins-Wadenswil, Wadenswil, 1725 Posieux, Switzerland
Interests: beef; intestinal absoprtion; epithelium; meat
Dr. Maria Teresa Mandara
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: Neuropathology; Neurology; Nervous System; Meningioma; oncology; domestic animals
Dr. Katrin Zander
Department of Agricultural and Food Marketing, University of Kassel, Steinstrasse 19, 37213 Witzenhausen, Germany
Interests: Consumer behaviour; Sustainable food and farming; Marketing; Social acceptance; Animal welfare
Dr. Alberto Romanzin
Department of Agriculture, Food, Environmental and Animal Science, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: ruminant nutrition, dairy production, feed efficiency, applied animal behaviour, methane mitigation
Dr. Cristina Acín
Departamento de Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón-IA2 (Universidad de Zaragoza), Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: Zoonoses; Animal Health; Public Health; Disease control; Ruminants; Genetics
Dr. Shinya Yamamoto
Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Interests: chimpanzees and bonobos.; Comparative Cognitive Science; primatology; Evolutionary psychology
Dr. Chris Degeling
Australian Centre for Health Engagement, Evidence and Values, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: animals bioethics; public health; health services; public deliberation; health social science
Dr. Manuel Magalhães-Sant'Ana
CIISA—Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, 1300-477 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: animal ethics; veterinary ethics; animal law; veterinary education; history of science; animal welfare education; professionalism; veterinary
Dr. Anna Perazzi
Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health, University of Padova, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
Interests: regenerative medicine; healing process; platelet rich plasma; corneal cross linking; corneal ex vivo models; corneal pathology; dog; cat
Dr. Leila Vincenti
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Torino, Largo Paolo Braccini 2/5, 10095 Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: cow; endometritis; reproduction; spermatozoa; ET/IVF embryos
Dr. Nuno Carolino
Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterináriadisabled, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: sheep breed; anesthetics; pig; dairy cow; goat; embryo development in dogs
Dr. Andreia Amaral
CIISA—Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Lisboa, Avenida da Universidade Técnica, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: transcriptomics; genomics; bioinformatics; ncrnas.
Dr. Véronique Ouellet
Department of Animal Sciences, Laval University | ULAVAL, Québec, QC, Canada
Interests: dairy herd resiliency; heat stress response in dairy cows and calves; climate change
Dr. Anna Scandurra
Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cinthia, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: ethology; animal behavior; zoology; animal communication; sex difference; domestication; dog cognition; learning
Dr. Estrella Jimenez
Department of Animal Production and Health, Veterinary Public Health and Food Science and Technology (PASAPTA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cardenal Herrera-CEU University, CEU Universities, 46115 Alfara del Patriarca, Spain
Interests: Microbiology; Bacteria; Antimicrobial Resistance; Antibiotic Alternatives; Reproduction; Cryopreservaction
Dr. Victoria Luño
Department of Animal Pathology, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50013 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: spermatozoa; cryopreservation; veterinary medicine
Dr. Benjamin J. Ahern
School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, 4343 Gatton, Australia
Interests: equine surgery; racehorse; thoroughbred; epidemiology; musculoskeletal; injury; wastage
Prof. Dr. Kimio Fukami
Kochi Study Center, The Open University of Japan, Chiba 261-8586, Japan
Interests: marine bacteria; microalgae; coral reef ecology; shrimp aquaculture; coastal environment conservation
Dr. Angel Poto
Instituto Murciano de Investigacion y Desarrollo Agrario y Alimentariodisabled, La Alberca, Spain
Interests: meat quality; pigs; feeding; embryo; production
Dr. Filippo Giarratana
Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgiadisabled, Università degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: dairy products; cheese; Chemical composition; Lactic acid bacteria
Dr. Gerardo. Centoducati
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari A. Moro, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
Interests: growth performances; Aquaculture; supplementation; donkey meat
Prof. Dr. Władysław Kordan
Department of Animal Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: molecular andrology; animal semen; proteomics of the male reproductive system
Dr. Alba Cerisuelo
Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Animal. Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, 12400 9 Segorbe, Castellón, Spain
Interests: environmental assessment; sustainable development; animal production; animal nutrition; feeding
Dr. Juncal González-Soriano
Departamento de Anatomía y Embriología, Sección Departamental de Anatomía y Embriología (Veterinaria), Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense, Avenida Puerta de Hierro s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: amphibians; anurans; sex determination; magnetic resonance; ultrasonography
Dr. Simona Di Pietro
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell’Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: veterinary medicine; ophthalmology; dog; serum
Dr. Maria Rizzo
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: animal welfare; animal physiology; thermal biology; equine; companion animals; complementary and alternative medicine
Dr. Per Peetz Nielsen
Department of Agriculture and Food, RISE Research Institute of Sweden, 223 70 Lund, Sweden
Interests: dairy; equine; handling; behaviour; welfare; safety; technologies and sensors for animal production
Dr. Anselmo Gracia
IU-ECOAQUA, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Taliarte, 35214 Telde, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Interests: genetic selection; spawning quality; sperm quality; steroid hormon
Dr. Emre Karaman
Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Aarhus Universitetdisabled, Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: Bayesian whole genome regression; GWAS; genomic prediction in admixed populations; multi-trait genomic prediction; genotype environment interaction
Dr. Kimberly Cole
Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: equine management; immunology; poultry food-borne pathogens
Dr. Krishna C. Pavani
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Interests: animal reproduction; extracellular vesicles; epigenetics; miRNAs
Dr. Ibukun. Ogunade
Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences, West Virginia Universitydisabled, Morgantown, WV, USA
Interests: animal nutrition; feed additive supplementation; rumen microbiome; metabolome
Dr. Rodrigo. Marques
Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State Universitydisabled, Bozeman, MT, USA
Interests: nutritional and management; beef cattle operations; reproductive responses in cattle; offspring performance; immunity
Dr. César Ríos Navarro
Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria INCLIVA, 46010 Valencia, Spain
Interests: myocardial infarction; ischemia-reperfusion injury; microvascular obstruction; angiogenesis; extracellular matrix
Dr. Jayden O. van Horik
Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour, Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
Interests: animal behaviour; animal cognition; inhibitory control; individual differences
Dr. Manuel Novales
Diagnostic Imaging Service, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Córdoba, Ctra. de Madrid, 14071 Córdoba, Spain
Interests: diagnostic imaging; computed tomography; osteochondrosis; prepurchase examination; teeth; horses; dogs
Dr. Amy Skibiel
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA
Interests: dairy cow; lactation biology; maternal effects; maternal performance; mammary gland physiology
Dr. Mark Rawling

School of Biological and Marine Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
Interests: functional feed ingredients; Rainbow trout; Sea bass; Tilapia; Atlantic salmon; fish health
Dr. Pau Muñoz-Benavent
IT Department of Systems and Computers, Universitat Politècnica de Valènciadisabled, Valencia, Spain
Interests: aquacultural engineering
Dr. Marco Alabiso

Department of Agricultural, Università degli Studi di Palermodisabled, Palermo, Italy
Interests: milk production; animal nutrition; cow
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