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Class of 2012
Name
de Sousa, Raquel
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
r.teixeira-de-sousa@newcastle.ac.uk
1st Degree
Applied Biology
University (1st Degree)
University of Minho
Master Degree
Toxicology and Ecotoxicology
University (Master Degree)
University of Aveiro
About the PhD
Field of Research
Honey bee nutrition & Sensory Neuroscience (taste perception)
Thesis Title
What is the role of dietary micronutrients in honey bees? Insights into taste perception and nutritional regulation.
Abstract
I would like to understand:
- the physiology and behaviour of honey bee nutrition (micronutrients). Do bees regulate salt/vitamin intake around a nutritional optimum?
- micronutrient taste perception. Do bees taste metals?...
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Supervisor(s)
Dr. Geraldine Wright, Professor in Insect and Neuroethology
Co-Supervisor(s)
Dr. Alexandra Moreira
University
Newcastle University, UK
Laboratory
Bee Lab
City
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Country
Reino Unido
Last Update
2014-10-07 13:54:19
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Program financially supported by
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