PhD student stay

Cristina Moreno Mariscal, PhD student at the IATA Food Sciences Laboratory, has completed a one-week training stay with the IATS Nutrigenomics group. Within the framework of his doctoral thesis co-directed by Drs. Federico Moroni (IATS) and Leticia Mora (IATA), she analyzed microbiota samples to determine the effects of a dietary additive, based on a porcine blood hydrolyzate, on the gut microbiome of gilthead sea bream. Tasks carried out by Cristina comprised learning of sampling, bacterial DNA extraction, sequencing and bioinformatic and statistical analysis of results.

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