Marisol Izquierdo

A ULPGC thesis on the nutrition of sea bream shows that genetics and parental nutrition modulate the metabolism and growth of their offspring, a finding that could be applied to humans in the future

The research, which was presented on 2nd of February and watched by around thirty people through OpenULPGC, has been presented by the Chinese student Hanlin Xu, supervised by the directors of the University Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems (IU-ECOAQUA) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), Prof. Marisol Izquierdo, and Prof. Juan Manuel Afonso, head of the Aquaculture Research Group of the mentioned university institute. 

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ECOAQUA at SIBIC 2018 (Portugal): Population growth on Earth requires the search for new sources of Omega-3s

18/06/2018.- The production of new sources of long-chain polyunsaturated Omega-3s, the well-known EPA and DHA, will help to make population growth on Earth, a planet with increasingly depleted resources, sustainable. This was the theme of the exhibition last Thursday, 14 June, of the ECOAQUA Aquaculture Research Group at the VII Congress of the Iberian Society of Ichthyology (SIBIC 2018), in the Portuguese city of Faro, where Marisol Izquierdo, representing this institute of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, spoke of the benefits of consuming these fatty acids.

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