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Track 2022

Nanoscale Bioimaging

Interested in determining the gender of a chick before it has even hatched?


Hatchery eggs are incubated and chicks are sexed days/weeks after hatching when it is possible to determine gender. This occupies valuable hatchery resources and is very labour intensive. The team has developed a nanoscale bio-imaging technology that identifies properties such as gender at an embryonic stage.

Researchers: Snjezana Tomljenovic-Hanic and Giulia Gizzi
(Faculty of Science)

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