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 2016
Improving immune condition and growth performance in marine fish using nutraceuticals and prebiotics (WP3)
Dietary seaweed supplementation in Sparus aurata and Dicentrarchus labrax diets: Effects on feed utilization, aerobic scope and modulatory response against biotic and abiotic stressors in cultured fish (WP1)