Prof. Horacio Santiago Rostagno
Horacio Santiago Rostagno is currently Professor in Monogastric Nutrition, in the Department of Animal Science, Universidade Federal de Viçosa in Brazil. He received both his M.S. in Animal Science and Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from Purdue University, in the USA. He works with both poultry and swine, looking at feedstuff evaluation nutritional requirements and product development. He is editor of “The Brazilian Tables for Poultry and Swine: Composition of Feedstuffs and Nutritional Requirements (2011)”.
Prof. Rosalina Angel
Rosalina Angel is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland, USA. She completed her M.S. in Animal Nutrition and her and Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition at Iowa State University, USA. In 2003 she received the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Medal of Achievement Award. In 2006 the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award, and in 2007, the American Feed Industry Poultry Nutrition Research Award.
Dr. Aaron Cowieson
Before joining DSM, Aaron Cowieson was the Director of the Poultry Research Foundation in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Sydney University, Australia. He completed his MSc.in Analytical Chemistry and Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. His research interests include; feed additive biochemistry, mineral and amino acid metabolism and poultry health and welfare under conventional and free-range production systems. His research interests include; feed additive biochemistry, mineral and amino acid metabolism and poultry health and welfare under conventional and free-range production systems.
Rick Kleyn is a graduate of the University of Natal where he obtained a Masters degree in Poultry Nutrition. After spending some time in the feed industry he started his own nutritional consultancy company, SPESFEED (Pty) Ltd. He also markets and supports feed formulation systems. The company has been established for 24 years, and its client base includes feed millers, premix suppliers, poultry producers and ingredient suppliers in a number of countries. His area of operation is in essence sub-Saharan Africa, where he has clients in 15 countries. He has just published a book entitled “Chicken Nutrition: A guide for nutritionists and poultry professionals”.
Dr. Vibe Glitsø
Vibe Glitsø is currently a senior departmental manager in the department of Feed Applications (R&D) at Novozymes A/S. She received a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. from the Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark (now the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen). The research for her Ph.D. on pigs and dietary fibre was carried out at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences (now the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University). She has been involved in feed application research and product development of feed enzymes over the last decade. She is a member of the Joint Management Team of DSM and Novozymes, representing research.
Ilias Kyriazakis is a Professor of Animal Health and Nutrition in the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, UK. He is also the Food Theme coordinator at the Newcastle Institute for Research in Sustainability and has previously held professorships at the Scottish Agricultural College in Edinburgh and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Thessaly in Greece. A veterinarian by training, he is Fellow of several bodies, including the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Greek Agricultural Academy. Ilias’ main research interests whilst working on several animal species, ranges from mice to cows and centres on improving the efficiency of livestock systems and in addressing the interactions between nutrition and health. In particular predicting the outcomes of protein nutrition on the immune response to diverse pathogens.
Dr. Fidelis Fru
Fidelis Fru is currently Director ANH R&D Centre at DSM. He completed his Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition at the University of Bonn in Germany before receiving his MBA from the University of Wales in Wales. He works primarily on feed enzymes.