Hereby, a selection of recently terminated projects that can be disclosed, each placed in the framework of the scope of the Stress Physiology Research Group.

1.2 Chronic stress, target glucocorticoid receptor profiles and ligand binding kinetics

To be disclosed.

1.3 Extra-interrenal and -adrenal glucocorticoids and alternative substrates for glucocorticoid biosynthesis

1.5 Glucocorticoid-mediated bone (de)formation

To be disclosed.

1.6 Individual variation in stress response

To be disclosed.

2. Unravelling the impact of chronic stress across vertebrates

2.1 Management as stressor in fish farms, in ornamental fish aquaculture, in home and public aquaria, in zebrafish facilities, in amphibian and reptile terraria, in avian farms, in pig farms and in cattle farms

2.2 Feed as stressor focusing on invertebrates (e.g. Artemia), mycotoxins and fish feed constituents

2.3 Microbial endocrinology, interaction between bacteria, glucocorticoids and the stress level in fish

To be disclosed.

2.4 Pollutants as stressor

To be disclosed.

2.5 Stress in human related pathologies

3. Contributing to a more sustainable and animal welfare minded food production

3.1 Development and validation of a biosensor for on-site glucocorticoid analysis in fish scale

None at present.

3.3 Improving our understanding of the impact of anthropogenic activities on the health status of vertebrates in the wild

Other projects

On-going projects  >>