Defined Diets for Zebrafish and Other Aquatic Biomedical Research Models: Needs and Challenges Workshop

July 30, 2018
Bethesda, MD, United States
Sponsor: Office of Research Infrastructure Programs
Registration Period:
Democracy Plaza One Bethesda, MD 20817
United States
Maryland US

The Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) is sponsoring a workshop to discuss and assess the needs and challenges of developing defined diets and optimized feed management strategies that will support normal zebrafish development and physiology and will facilitate the analysis of phenotypes in a standardized nutritional environment. This will promote rigor and reproducibility in some zebrafish studies and enhance the use of zebrafish and other aquatic models in biomedical research.

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Workshop Organizing Committee members:

  • Diana Baumann (Stowers Institute for Medical Research, MO)
  • John Rawls (Duke University School of Medicine, NC)
  • Lilianna Solnica-Krezel (Washington University School of Medicine, MO)
  • Robert Tanguay (Oregon State University, OR)
  • Zoltan Varga (ZIRC, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR)
  • Stephen A. Watts (Chair; University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL)



  • Miguel Contreras
  • Willie McCullough
  • Desiree von Kollmar
  • Thomas J. Smith
  • Sige Zou



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