The feeding practices, the choice of the raw materials and the addition of additives have the potential of modulating the GI microbiota, reducing the energy cost for maintenance and also controlling the pathogenic bacteria.
Università di Bologna. Reggio Emilia. Italy
Assistant professor at University of Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum.
Paolo Trevisi was born in Sassuolo August the 6th 1976. He is Permanent research Scientist at the Department of Protection and Valorization of Agro-food (DIPROVAL) of the Agricultural Faculty of Bologna University, Unit of Animal Husbandry (Sez. Allevamenti Zootecnici) located in Reggio Emilia.
- 2000 - Graduate in Animal Production Sciences (Faculty of Agriculture - University of Bologna).
- 2005 - Ph.D graduate with the thesis "Effect of different dietary strategy with a pre or probiotic action on the growth performance, health status, humoral immune response and functional development of the small intestine in weaning pig" (University of Bologna)
- 2005/2007 and 2009/2011 - Research contract with the University of Bologna - Agriculture Faculty
- 2007/2009 - Post-Ph.D course. University of Bologna - Agriculture Faculty
- December 2011 - Permanent research Scientist at the Department of Protection and Development of Agrofood (DIPROVAL) of Agricultural Faculty of Bologna University, Section of Animal Husbandry located in Reggio Emilia;
- 2000/2004 - UE project, "defining and validating gut health criteria in young pig, based on digestive physiology, microbiology and mucosal immunology investigations for testing alternative strategies to in-feed antibiotics" (HEALTHYPIGUT)
- 2006 - Program of Scientific Cooperation Italy-France (GALILEO), financed by the Italian Ministry of the University and Technological and Scientific Research(MIUR)
- 2004/2008 - UE project, "improving quality and safety and reduction of costs in the European organic and low input supply chain" (QUALITY LOW IMPUT FOOD)
- 2005/ 2008 - UE project, "development of natural alternatives to anti-microbials for the control of pig health and promotion of performance (FEED FOR PIG HEALTH)
- 2009/2013 - EU project yet approved from the European commission (INTERPLAY)
- January/July 2004 - Research period during the Ph.D spent in the INRA - centre of Saint-Gilles, Rennes (France), to study the influence of complex diets on gut characteristics in the weaned piglet.
- July 2006 - University of Bristol, Langford (UK) to perform an in vitro test useful to verify the ability of different dietary additives to inhibit the Escherichia coli adhesion on the enterocytes.
- December 2006 - Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere (FBN), Dummerstorf (Germany) to learn the PCR-DGGE techniques.
- January/February 2007 - INRA - Rennes (France) and financed by the Galileo Project, Exchange Italy-France. To study the effects of carvacrol on the intestinal morphology, enzyme activities and heat shock protein production in the gastro intestinal tract in piglet.
- 2004 - Marco Polo scholarship (University of Bologna) to cover a part of my Ph.D period in France.
- 2005 - European Association for Animal Production scholarship grant to attend the 56th Annual Meeting in Uppsala, Sweden, 5-8 June.
- 2005 - prize for the "Best Poster" of European Association for Animal Production meeting (Nutrition Commission).
Updated CV 28-Aug-2013