HealthyHay Partners & Students

Project Partners & Students

The partners and sponsors of the ‘HealthyHay’ project are listed here.

  • Technical University of Vienna, Institute of Chemical Engineering Logo Technical University of Vienna, Institute of Chemical Engineering

    TEAM LEADER: Univ Prof Karl Stich
    PhD researchers:
    Asma Faqir Ahmad - Biochemistry and Molecular biology of Flavonoids, Measurement of antioxidant activities
    Jana Thill - Biochemistry and Molecular biology of Flavonoids
    Postdoctoral researcher: Ana de Castro - Analysis of Flavonoids 
    Early stage researcher: Justyna Kusek - Analysis of Flavonoids 

    Technical University of Vienna website

  • University of Reading Logo University of Reading

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Irene Mueller-Harvey
    PhD researchers
    Elisabetta Stringano - Sainfoin tannins
    Marina Dobreva -tannin-protein interactions
    Marta Martin Lorenzo - Development of NIR calibrations for sainfoin
    Postdoctoral researcher: Dr An Gea - development of tannin methods
    Early stage researcher: Laura Falco Sales - Nutritional analysis of sainfoin accessions from the NIAB germplasm collection (protein, fibre, etc analysis) 

  • Agroscope - ART Switzerland Logo Agroscope - ART Switzerland

    EXTERNAL CONTRIBUTOR  (not a member of the HealthyHay project)
    CONTRIBUTORS
    : Dr Beat Boller and Eric Schweizer AG
    Swiss research into agriculture, nutrition and the environment
    Agroscope ART, Switzerland Website

  • Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University Logo Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen University

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Wilbert Pellikaan
    PhD researchers:
    Bayissa Hatew Chuko - Ruminant nutrition
    Antonella Guglielmelli - Ruminant nutrition, rumen microbial ecology
    Early stage researcher: Mila Domenis - Ruminant nutrition 

    Animal Nutrition Group website

  • Centre for Ecological Studies of the National Academy of Sciences Logo Centre for Ecological Studies of the National Academy of Sciences

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Bagrat Mezhunts

    National Academy of Sciences website

  • Centro de Investigación en tecnología agroalimentaria de Aragón Logo Centro de Investigación en tecnología agroalimentaria de Aragón

    TEAM LEADER: Dr José Valderrabano
    Supervisors
    Ignacio Delgado - Agronomy
    Fernando Muñoz - Animal nutrition
    José Valderrábano - Parasitology
    PhD researcher:
    Samir Demdoum - Plant Biology and Analytical Chemistry

    Cita website

  • Cotswold Seeds Logo Cotswold Seeds

    Ian Wilkinson
    Robin Hill
    Paul Totterdell 

    Cotswold Seeds website

  • INRA Logo INRA

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Herve Hoste and Dr. Jocelyne Aufrere
    PhD researchers:
    Katerina Theodoridou - Animal Nutrition and Production
    Fotini Manolaraki - Parasitology

    INRA website

  • Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (IFVCNS), Novi Sad, Serbia Logo Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (IFVCNS), Novi Sad, Serbia

    EXTERNAL CONTRIBUTOR  (not a member of the HealthyHay project)
    CONTRIBUTORS
    : Dr Sanja Vasiljević (TEAM LEADER), Dr Vojislav Mihailović, Aleksandar Mikić MSc, Branko Milošević MSc
    Sainfoin wild crop relatives, in situ collecting, ex situ evaluation, breeding and modelling
    www.nsseme.com

  • National Agricultural Research Foundation, Greece Logo National Agricultural Research Foundation, Greece

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Smaro Sotiraki
    PhD researcher: Anastasios Saratsis 

    National Agricultural Research Foundation website

  • NIAB/TAG Logo NIAB/TAG

    TEAM LEADER: Dr Lydia Smith
    PhD researchers
    Christine Hayot Carbonero - Plant breeding: agronomical, morphological, cytological and genetic characterisation 
    Postdoctoral researcher: Dr. IIya Gadjev 
    Early stage researcher: Nadeesha Bandara 

  • Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden Logo Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden

    TEAM LEADER: Dr. Peter Uden
    PhD researcher: Martin Lorenz 

    Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet website

  • Technische Universitat, Munchen Logo Technische Universitat, Munchen

    TEAM LEADER: Univ Prof Dieter Treutter

    Technische Universitat website

  • University of Copenhagen Logo University of Copenhagen

    TEAM LEADER: Univ Prof Stig Thamsborg
    Postdoctoral researcher: Dr Adam Novobilsky 

    University of Copenhagen website

  • University of Novi Sad (UNS) Logo University of Novi Sad (UNS)

    Department of Field and Vegetable Crops and Department of Biology and Ecology,
    Novi Sad, Serbia

    EXTERNAL CONTRIBUTOR  (not a member of the HealthyHay project)

    CONTRIBUTORS
    Professor Branko Ćupina (TEAM LEADER), Dr Lana Zorić, Đorđe Krstić MSc, Svetlana Antanasović MSc
    Sainfoin anatomy, morphology, physiology, agroecology, agronomy and intercropping 
    www.polj.uns.ac.rs

  • Zhigang Liu Logo Zhigang Liu

    EXTERNAL CONTRIBUTOR  (not a member of the HealthyHay project)
    CONTRIBUTORS
    : Z. Liu, R. N. Baines, G. P. F. Lane, W. P. Davies
    University of Coventry and The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.