Bente Ruyter

Background and expertise
Dr. Bente Ruyter is Senior Research Scientist for Fish nutrition at Nofima, Ås Norway and Professor II in fish nutrition at Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). For more than 20 years, Dr. Ruyter has worked with different aspects of lipid nutrition in fish with a main emphasis on tolerance for new feed ingredients and Ω-3 fatty acid requirement. Interaction between nutrition and genetics related to Ω-3 fatty acid metabolism has been an area of particular interest. A significant focus of her research is related to the influence of dietary lipids on fish health. Dr Ruyter has a Dr. Scient. degree (PhD degree), Department of Biochemistry, University of Oslo.

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