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Travel Grant recipients – year by year

Recent BP Travel Grants Awarded


T. Berghof, Netherlands


R. Anikethana, Ludhiana, India

M. Azad,  Shere-e-Kashmir Uni, India

N.  Barratt, Univ. Leicester, UK

J. Petroli Marchesi,  Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil


(Name, institution where researcher worked at time of award and country) 

M. Gopi, ICAR, Indi
D. Stancek, University of Zagreb, Croatia
H. Oliveira, University Federal de Vicosa, Brazil
S. Chaudhary, ICAR, India
M. Vispute, ICAR, India
T. Berghof, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
T. Moyle, University of Adelaide, Australia
D. Aagza, Ludhiana, India

Small project grant: M. Baxter, Queen's University, Belfast, UK 

Dr J. Martin, UK, RDVS/Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh                   
Dr A. Tatar, Iran, Ramin University , Mollasani                    
Mr M. Kamely, Belgium, K.U. Leuven                    
Ms S. Schallier, Belgium, K.U. Leuven                    
Dr V. Gowthaman, India, Veterinary College & Research Institute, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu                    
Mr A. Reid, UK, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh                    
Dr M. Thakhur, India, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Palampur                    
Dr M. Raza, India, ICAR, Izatnagar                    
Dr G. Khillare, India, ICAR, Izatnagar                    
Mr R. Hall, UK, Pirbright Institute (collaboration Univ. of Liverpool)                    
Ms P. Stevenson-Leggett, UK, Pirbright Institute                     
Dr V. Reddy, UK, Pirbright Institute,                    
Dr R. Ono, Brazil, Swine and Poultry National Research Centre,                    
Dr J. Rokade, India, ICAR, Izatnagar                    
Mr M. Naghizadeh, Iran, Tarbiat Modares University (Aarhus University, Denmark part)       


Dr G Kolluri, India, 
Association of seminal constituents and plasma testosterone concentration with certain sperm quality attributes in broiler breeders.

Dr M. Manami, Iran, 
Replacing efficacy of Natusol and antibiotic growth promoter on different parameters of broilers.

Dr P. Yanamala, India,
 Isolation and molecular characterisation of a virulent serotype 1 Marek’s disease virus from Andhra Pradesh, India.

Dr M. Sohail, Pakistan, 
Newcastle Disease virus, obtained from a wild species, Phylogenetic and functional characterisation.

Mr S. Ullah, Australia,
 Sequence and residue analysis of complete HN and F genes of wild bird-originated Newcastle Virus disease.

Dr F. Goodzari, Germany, 
The effects of fermentation and enzymatic pre-digestion of pea nutrient digestibility in broilers.

Mr M. Safari, Iran, 
Effects of different levels of natural glauconite and zedite on performance, tibia bone characteristics and blood parameters of broiler chicken.


(Name, nationality, address where researcher time of award, title of award topic)

Mr Pawel Konieczka, Polish, Kielanowski Inst Animal Physiology & Nutrition, Jablonna, Poland
Functional value of meat of broilers fed diet enriched in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E and selenium assayed on adult rats

Dr Alberto Conde, Spanish, INRA, Rennes, France
A deficient supply of methionine changes the composition and metabolism of the Pectoralis major muscle in growing broilers

Dr Changping Wang, Chinese, SRUC, Auchincruive, Ayr, UK
Housing broilers in reduced temperatures for short periods can reduce costs without impinging on bird welfare.

Mr Ben Wade, Australian, Australian Animal Health Lab, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Fimbriae genes play a role in collagen adherence, colonisation and virulence of clostridium perfringens in avian nercotic enteritis

Ms Cintia Okino, Brazilian, EMBRAPA Swine and Poultry Lab, Concordia, Brazil
Avian infectious bronchitis virus: different pathological and immunological profile of two Brazilian variants

Mr Pradeep Sharma, Indian, Roseworthy Campus, University of Adelaide, Australia
Dynamics of salmonella typhimurium shedding from early to peak lay in laying hens

Mr Pradeep Dheerendra, Indian, University of Newcastle-uon-Tyne (Faculty of Neuroscience), UK
Receptor pharmacology of gamma oscillations in the avian hippocampal formation in vitro

Dr Elske de Haas, Dutch, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
The maternal stress effects of an omega 3 enriched diet in chickens

Mr Brendan Duggan, Irish, Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
Reliability of the visual gait score as a method of gait assessment in domestic ducks

Dr Anil Shinde, Indian, Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India
Delayed post hatch feeding affects the growth performance and yolk nutrients utilization in egg type chickens

Country is where recipient was researching at time of award.
Mr S. Mohammed   Univ. of New England, Armidale, Australia
Ms E. Perez               INRA, Nouzilly, France
Ms E. Paludo            Univ. do Estado de Santa Catarina, Lages, Brazil
Ms J. Hopkins           Roslin Institute, Univ. of Edinburgh, UK
Ms A. Ibelli                EMBRAPA  Swine and Poultry, Genetics, Concordia, Brasil, Brazil
Dr R. Zanella            EMBRAPA  Swine and Poultry, Genetics, Concordia, Brasil, Brazil
Ms N. Morgan          University of Nottingham, UK
Ms M. Baxter            Univ of Edinburgh in collaboration with SRUC, Ayr, UK
Ms E. Willems           KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Ms A. Koppenol       KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Mr N. Sharma          Univ. of New England, Armidale, Australia
Ms M. Jegou             INRA, Univ. de Rennes, France
Mr  S. Mudalal         Agricultural & Veterinary Medicine, Univ of Bologna, Cesena, Italy
Mr Shahjahan         Chinese Acad of Agric Sciences, Beijing, China
Dr J. Soren               Central Avian Research Inst., Izatnagar, Baleilly, India
Mr A. Akbarian       App. Biol. Sciences, University of Ghent, Belgium

Dr Samiullah           Univ of New England, Armidale (Sch. Env & Rural Science), Australia
Mr A. Davies            Veterinary School, University of Bristol, UK
Mr A. Tatar              Poult. Sci., Ramin Agric & Nat. Res. University, Mollasani, Ahwaz, Iran
Mr A. Omede          Univ of New England, Armidale (Sch. Env & Rural Science), Australia
Ms M. Hunniford   University of Guelph, USA
Dr J. Rokade            Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India
Mr S. Qaisrani         Animal Nutrition, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Mr A. Weissman     Vet Faculty, University of Leipzig, Germany
Ms L. Franssens      KU Leuven (Livestock, Nutrition, Quality), Heverlee, Belgium
Mr Mahuiddin         Dep. of Bioscience, University of Milan, Italy
Mr R. Hassan           Ag & Life Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Korea
Ms A. Rodriguez      ARABA ,Univ of the Basque Country, Spain
Mr D. Ayobami        Animal Science., Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Nigeria

Dr L. Buckley            Harper-Adams  University College, UK
Dr R. Railton            University of Minnesota , USA
Mr R. Kulkarni         Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India
Dr M. Singh              Immunology, India Vet Res Institute, Izatnagar, India
Mr A. Ahammad     Animal Reproduction, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa,  Japan
Dr A. Goel                Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India
Ms D. Batonen        LARAZE, Univ. d’Abomey Calavi, Cononou, Benin
Mr A. Amede           Animal Production, Kogi State Univ, Anyigba, Nigeria
Mr Y. Wang              KU Leuven, (Livestock, Nutrition, Quality) Heverlee, Belgium
Ms M. Aitchison      Energetics Research Group, Zoology, Univ of Aberdeen, UK
Ms J. Estrella-Tec     Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Mexico
Mr. R. Soelimani      Animal Science, Malayer University, Malayer, Iran
Ms E. O’Reilly           University of Glasgow, Veterinary Science, UK