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Understanding modern laying hen nutrition

In this project, we will look into various components in laying hen nutrition, especially, amino acid and Ca requirements to understand how to improve egg production and egg shell q more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Sonia (Dr), Toghyani, Mehdi (Dr)

The nutritional geometry of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, cardio-metabolic health and lifespan

The global epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) has been linked to increased consumption of ‘western diets’ containing an abundance of processed foods rich in s more...

Supervisor(s): Simpson, Stephen (Professor), Wali, Jibran (Dr)

The evaluation of feed additives to prepare for antibiotic-free chicken-meat production

Various feed additives will be evaluated in separate studies to compare against antibiotic growth promoters used in chicken-meat production. more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Sonia (Dr), Toghyani, Mehdi (Dr)

Examining the role of ABC transporter proteins in the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Cholesterol and other lipids have been shown to be related to the development of chronic disease including Alzheimer's disease. This project will study aspects of the cellular proce more...

Supervisor(s): Gelissen, Ingrid (Dr)