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Samantha Joan Noel


Profile photoSamantha Joan Noel
Department of Animal Science - Immunology and microbiology
Blichers Allé 20
D23, 3292
8830 Tjele
Email: samantha.noel@anis.au.dk
Phone: +4587158068
Web: http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/samantha.noel@anis.au.dk


Web of Science: 9
Google Scholar: 13
Scopus: 10


2016: CSC diploma – Copenhagen School of Chemometrics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2016: WinISI Basic Calibration, FOSS Academy, Denmark
2014: Animal Experimentation category B (performers of procedures), Aarhus University, Denmark
2009-2013: PhD, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, MASSEY UNIVERSITY, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Thesis: Cultivation and community composition of plant-adherent rumen bacteria
2008: Postgraduate Diploma in Science, MASSEY UNIVERSITY, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Thesis: Changes to Caco-2 cell tight junction function and gene expression profiles in response to bacterial challenges
1998: Bachelor of Science in Physiological and Molecular Plant Biology, MASSEY UNIVERSITY, Palmerston North, New Zealand
1999: Certificate with distinction in Advanced Computer Users, UNIVERSAL COLLEGE OF LEARNING, Palmerston North, New Zealand


2016-2019: Post-doctoral fellowship, Department of animal science – Molecular Nutrition and Reproduction, Aarhus University, Denmark
2014-2016: Post-doctoral fellowship, Department of animal science – Immunology and Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2013: Tutor and demonstrator, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
2009-2013: PhD student, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
2006: Sabbatical, Gut Immunology group, Rowett Research Institute Aberdeen, Scotland
2001-2007: Scientific Research Assistant, Rumen Microbiology group, AgResearch Grasslands Research Center, Palmerston North, New Zealand
2000-2001: Quality control Laboratory Technician, Ingredient sciences Laboratory, The Coca-Cola Company, Apopka Florida, USA


2018-2019: Veterinærforlig III: Fodringsstrategi baseret på fermenteret korn og probiotika til forbedring af tarmsundhed og reducering af fravænningsdiarré hos grise
2016-2018: Feed-a-Gene: Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems. European Commission (Grant agreement no: 633531) under the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020.
2013-2016: ‘Reduction of methane emissions from dairy cows and concurrent improvement of feed efficiency obtained through host genetics and next generation sequencing of rumen microbiome (REMRUM). The Danish Strategic Research Council. Contract no. 12-132447.
2013-2016: Feed Utilization in Nordic Cattle Mælkeafgiftsfonden.
2009-2013: ‘Accessing the uncultivated rumen microbiome’. New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, MBIE (formally Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, FRST) contract from the New Economy Research Fund (NERF) contract no. C10X0803.

Leadership and Administration

Supervisor for one master, two internships and co-supervisor for one PhD student at Aarhus University.


1997: Teaching assistant (Massey University)
2013: Demonstrator for Biology of cells and plant biology courses (Massey University)
2013: Teaching assistant (Massey University)
2015-2019: Lecturer - PiGutNet Summer School (Aarhus University), Gut Biology and Health course
2019: Lecturer - Feedstuff Evaluation masters course (Aarhus University)

Other activities

- Organised events, such as fund raisers and team building exercises
- Trained as a first aid officer