APSS 2013 Invited Speaker Travel Funding

The University of Sydney

  • Project code: PRJ-008816

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Thursday, January 17, 2013

  • Project completion date: Friday, March 29, 2013

  • National Priority: CME-Priority 4-Ensuring food safety of Australian chicken meat


Prof. Markus Rodehutscord is professor of animal nutrition and head of the Institute of Animal Nutrition at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. The focus of his research is on amino acid and phosphorus metabolism in livestock and related aspects on feed evaluation. Markus is chair of the Standing Committee on Nutrient Requirements of the Society of Nutritional Physiology in Germany and a member of the Working Group 2 (Nutrition) of the European Branches of the WPSA.
Assoc. Prof. Roselina Angel is a senior academic in the Animal and Avian Science department at the University of Maryland in the US. A/Prof. Angel was awarded her BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from Iowa State University in the 1980s and has been an active research scientist in poultry nutrition ever since. A/Prof. Angel is the recipient of several industry and academic awards including the American Feed Industry Poultry Nutrition Research Award in 2007. Her research interests centre on poultry nutrition and in particular the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. Her work is both basic and applied and A/Prof. Angel works closely with the poultry industry as a consultant and research partner. A/Prof. Angel is a very well respected research scientist and is in considerable demand as a conference speaker, research student advisor and collaborator.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

The University of Sydney

Objective Summary

Sponsor both Professors Rodehutscord and Angel to present at APSS 2013 and confer with industry representatives.