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Ashild Krogdahl

Åshild Krogdahl is professor in animal nutrition at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science (NVH), a position she has held since 1993. Her responsibilities include teaching and research in the area of nutrition and feeding for all production animals as well as sport and family animals with focus on health aspects. She has her education from the University of Oslo (Ph.D. 1982) within human nutrition. From 1982 to 1986 she was associate professor at Department of Poultry and Fur Animal Science, The Norwegian University of Life Science (UMB) and from 1986-1992 senior scientist at Institute of Aquaculture Research (now Nofima Marine), Norway. For one year, she was appointed professor in animal nutrition at Department of Animal Science at UMB before accepting  her current position at NVH. Åshild Krogdahl was a visiting scientist at Iowa State University for one year from 1982-1983 working in the area of poultry nutrition. She also spent three months in 2002 at University of Lecce, Italy, working with nutrition and digestive physiology in fish. Her main research areas at present focus on nutrition and digestive physiology in cultivated fish with emphasis on evaluation of new feed ingredients including GMOs, with particular focus on effects of antinutrients from plant ingredients. She also has research activities in progress regarding feeding and health in dogs, chickens and fur animals. She has been a member of European research networks for many years, at present in the Feed for Health network (COST action FA0802). She has published more than 100 papers in scientific journals, and serves as referee for several journals in the area of animal nutrition and physiology. She has also served on many Ph.D. committees in Norway as well as internationally. Åshild Krogdahl has extensive administrative experience from the institutions where she has been employed, and was recently elected as leader of the Aquatic Medicine and Nutrition Group at NVH for the period 2012-2015. She has served on several committees under the Research council of Norway and is member of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (1995 – ongoing), for which she was leader in the period 2003-2010.

Ashild Krogdahl
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science