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University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: 208-885-6345

Fax: 208-885-6420

Email: avfs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avfs

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Mosope Abanikannda

Ph.D. Animal Physiology specializing in fish nutrigenomics and microbiome

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208-885-7860

My research interest is on fish nutrigenomics. My previous research at West Virginia State University focused on the interactive effects of diet and temperature on rainbow trout bioenergetics and gut microbiome. Here at the University of Idaho, I will be utilizing a combination of nutritional and genetic approaches to develop efficient methods that will make significant impact on cost reduction, feed efficiency, and fish health in the aquaculture industry.

My specific research focuses are:

  • The effects of diet and environmental factors on the gut microbiome of rainbow trout.
  • Selection and development of rainbow trout lines with improved feed efficiency and resistance to soybean meal-induced enteritis.
  • Bioinformatic analysis of next-generation sequencing data (metagenomics, meta-transcriptomics, RNA-seq) to understand the complex interactions between fish nutrition, genetics and the environment.

Major professor is Vikash Kumar, Ph.D. 

  • M.S., Biotechnology, West Virginia State University, USA, 2020
  • B.Sc., Aquaculture and fisheries management, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 2012

Contact

University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 213
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2330
Moscow, ID 83844-2330

Phone: 208-885-6345

Fax: 208-885-6420

Email: avfs@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/avfs

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