Eugeni Roura

Eugeni Roura
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University of Queensland, Brisbane. Australia

Born in Cassà de la Selva (Girona, Spain) in 1965, Eugeni's academic background was developed between the Veterinary School of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Avian Sciences Department of the University of California (Davis) and more recently the Wharton University of Pennsylvania. His professional career has been linked to the feed industry around technical service and R+D management in feed and food additives including research collaborations with many leading feed/premix corporations, universities and research institutions worldwide. He is currently a Senior Research fellow of the Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences (CNAFS) of the University of Queensland (Australia). His research program includes studies on the biology of smell and taste across mammalian (mostly pigs and humans) and avian (chickens) species with particular focus on understanding the role of taste receptor mechanisms in taste and non-taste tissues (e.g. as part of the enteroendocrine system).

Academic career
2010-current. SENIOR RESEARCH fellow at the CNAFS, The University of Queensland.
2009. STRATEGIC R&D MANAGEMENT from the Wharton Univ. of Pennsylvania Executive Education.
1993/1994. POST-DOCTORAL fellow from the Avian Sci. Dept., Univ. of California, Davis (UCD).
1992. PhD ANIMAL SCIENCE from the Veterinary School, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
1990. MASTER of SCI. in NUTRITION from the Avian Sci. Dept., UCD.
1988. VETERINARY MEDICINE (1988) from the Veterinary School, UAB.

Industry career
1998-2010. Deputy Director / R+D Manager (Lucta SA, R+D / Feed Additives Division).
1997 / 1998. Technical service manager (Kemin Europa)
1994 / 1997. Product manager (Laboratorios Dr. Esteve SA)

Professional memberships
American Chemosensing Society; American Nutrition Society; American Society for Animal Science; Australasian Association of Chemosensory Sciences; Associació becaris de La Caixa; Associació Veterinaris de Porcí de Catalunya; European Chemosensing Research Organization; Poultry Science Association; Red Olfativa Espanyola

Publications and conferences
Over a 100 full paper publications including peer-reviewed and technical papers, book chapters, reviews one book edited and one patent. Guest speaker in more than 20 international technical and scientific events.

Updated CV 21-Jun-2011