ESR 1: Fernando Fernando; Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU , Trondheim, Norway
Determine potential beneficial or harmful effects of the biofilter on microbial water quality and examine nutrient cycling

ESR 2: Sara Sousa e Brito, Fisheries Research Station Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Clarify the implications of particles on microbial activity and water quality

ESR 3: Sujan Khadka; Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, NTNU , Trondheim, Norway
Examine interactions between microbes in water (planktonic and particle-associated) and fish by microbiome analyses

ESR 4: Julia Södergren; Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Microbial ecology of production and degradation of geosmin in RAS

ESR 5: Pedro Martínez Noguera; Department of FOOD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Organic and inorganic off-flavors in water and fish in RAS

ESR 6: Mariana Rodriques da Silva; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany:
Investigation and the development of managing strategies regarding off-flavours in fish and water of RAS

ESR7: Matteo Egiddi; Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Germany
Description of the direct and indirect relationships between aquaculture feed ingredients and off-flavour compounds, and their mitigation through feeding

ESR8: Manuel Thibaud Blonc; University of Barcelona, Spain:
Examination of fish health and welfare indicators by omics and imaging technologies to pinpoint stress and immune-compromising parameters

ESR 9: Dhiraj Krishna; Faroese Food and Veterinary Authority, The Faroe Islands:
Biosecurity considerations in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in RAS

ESR 10: Cyril Henard; University of Copenhagen:
Molecular tools to identify pathogenic microorganisms and evaluate risk of disease

ESR 11: Hazim Sajiri, Veterinary Medical Research Institute (VMRI) / Állatorvostudományi Kutatóintézet (ATKI)
Parasitic infestation and feasible control against them in recirculating aquaculture system (RAS)

ESR 12: Hanxi Li; Department of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
High sensitivity environmental DNA-based detection and quantification of pathobiome and off-flavour genes in recirculated aquaculture systems