September 15th at 2:15pm (Lisbon Time) – Hybrid Format
Chair: Luísa Valente , ICBAS
Title: How can we solve the global raw material crisis?
Professor Margareth Øverland has more than 30 years’ experience in animal nutrition research. Margareth has coordinated and participated in many nationally and internationally funded projects in sustainable feeds for aquaculture. Currently, she is Centre Director of the innovation centre Foods of Norway, project leader for the Resilient salmon project, and work package leader in several projects on future aquafeeds. Ongoing research is related to developing sustainable protein and lipid sources by converting natural resources to microbial ingredients by novel technology and using functional feeds to improve health and robustness of Atlantic salmon exposed to multi-stressor conditions. Margareth has BSc and MSc degrees in animal nutrition from Montana State University, USA, PhD studies at the University of Minnesota, USA, and a PhD in animal nutrition from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in Norway.