Professor Dr. Tufan EROLDOGAN has a Masters degree in Aquaculture and Nutrition and a doctorate in Fish Nutrition, both from the University of Cukurova, Turkey. In 2003, Dr. Eroldogan was awarded a Moshe Greidingier Scholarship given to only one researchers all around the world to do Post Doc. study on nutritional status of Asian sea bass in fresh and sea water at Department of Aquaculture, The Volcani Center, in Israel. Afterwards, Dr. Eroldogan was awarded by Research Council of Norway for learning and working in a nutrigenomic field in Norway for the second Post Doc study. Emphasis was laid on developing new sustainable diets to carnivorous species i.e. Atlantic salmon and cod.
His research interests span from fish nutrition to food quality, lipids, fatty acid and omega-3 metabolism, fish oil replacement and fatty acid metabolism in cultured aquatic species, fatty acid-micronutrients interactions, seafood quality. Apart from research on fish nutrition Dr. Eroldogan got also much experience in the field of nutrigenomic and proteomic when he worked in Barcelona University, Department of Physiology.
Throughout his career, Dr. Eroldogan has published extensively and has engaged in several research activities funded by both, governmental agencies and private industries with several national and international collaborators. Deeply committed to fish nutrition in all its aspects, he is involved in national and international research programs, and has more than 60 publications.