Ongoing PhD research

Resident PhD

  • Ruy Miguel Alfama Lopes Dos Santos (Cape Verde): The role of halophilic microbial communities (bacteria and Archaea) in Artemia nutrition
  • Dongdong Wang (China): The possible positive effects of beta-glucan, mnn9 yeast and Hsp70 on the performance of blue mussel larvae
  • Xiaoting (Anly) Zheng (China): Effects of dietary different strains of Lactobacillus on growth performance, immunity and intestinal microbiota in gnotobiotically grown Artemia
  • Vikash Kumar (India): Interactive effects of plant-derived compounds on the performance of gnotobiotic Artemia challenged with pathogenic biotic stressor
  • Alfredo Gabriel Loor Mera (Ecuador): Application of mutant yeast cells and their beta-glucans on performance on the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) larvae and spat
  • Suvra Roy (India):
  • Brecht Stechele (Belgium):
  • Nguyen Ngoc Diem (Vietnam): Effects of individual probiotic strains and multi-species probiotic on gene expression and translation in gnotobiotic Artemia and white shrimp

Sandwich PhD

  • Navid Pormehr Yabandeh (Iran): High density production of fairy shrimp Branchinecta orientalis and its use as live food for Siberian Sturgeon, Acipenser baerii
  • Richard Bwala (Nigeria): Development of a pilot system for ovoviviparous low-salinity production of Artemia nauplii as live food for larvae of freshwater fish species
  • Martin Sserwadda (Uganda): Artificial propagation and larviculture of local commercially important freshwater fish species
  • Ssekyanzi Athanasius (Uganda): Optimal water management for enhanced aquaculture production in the Rwenzon region, Uganda

Former PhD researchers