Krit Khemayan, a student of Aquaculture from Mahidol University, Thailand, will be the first recipient of an Alltech PhD scholarship for aquaculture.
The US$25,000 annual scholarship will be used by Khemayan to study the use of natural products to control virulence factors in the shrimp pathogenic bacterium Vibrio harveyi via quorum sensing pathways.
This most recent scholarship is just one of many provided by Alltech around the globe in the pursuit of solutions for the future of the animal feed and aquaculture industries.
Year to date, through May 2005, the company has published 41 abstracts, of which 37 are peer-reviewed. Globally, the company is sponsoring 38 Ms & PhD students currently. Most recently, Alltech’s 21st International Feed Industry Symposium provided a forum at which over 270 research posters, from 36 countries and 83 universities were presented.