SANFEED Doctoral Programme
The SANFEED Programme (Sustainable Animal Nutrition and Feeding) is a Doctoral ANIMAL SCIENCE Programme in an industrial setting funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) that started in the academic year of 2014/2015 and is coordinated by the Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences from the University of Porto.
The programme is organised in the following four workpackages (WP):
- WP1: Increase livestock sector efficiency;
- WP2: Decrease the environmental impact of animal production;
- WP3: Promote health and animal welfare;
- WP4: Assure product quality and food safety.
Topics for 2017
Modulating the protein profile and technological value of milk, emphasizing on casein enrichment through a nutritional approach (WP1)
Identification and detection of biomarkers for carbohydrates and proteins fermentation pattern in ruminant animals (WP1)
Modeling biofilm microbial community to optimize water quality and fish health in a marine Recirculating Aquaculture System (WP2)