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August


Aug 09, 2017

OFI researchers awarded $4.4 million

Dr. Kurt Gamperl, a professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Dr. Mark Fast, an associate professor at the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College, were awarded $4.4 million to study methods to improve aquaculture production

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Aug 09, 2017

Dr. Mark Fast knows a thing or two about fish.

In fact, the OFI researcher has spent the past 15 years improving aquaculture production and countering the environmental conditions that lead to poor health and disease

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Aug 09, 2017

AVC and Memorial University apply genomics research to aquaculture industry innovation

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI is participating in a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured Atlantic salmon using genomic and other biotechnologies. The project will equip the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry with the information and tools needed to develop more disease-resistant broodstock and improved vaccines, which will result in a more robust industry.

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July


Jul 31, 2017

Communications is the secret to success

Dr. Brett Favaro of Memorial University of Newfoundland wants to share a secret: he knows that scientists who communicate their ideas effectively are more likely to succeed. So this OFI researcher is taking steps to strengthen the communications skills of his students.

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Jul 13, 2017

A fisherman’s trash is this scientist’s treasure.

Dr. Kelly Hawboldt, a researcher with OFI, doesn’t like waste. Or rather, she doesn’t like anything being wasted, so she’s testing out new — and sustainable products — from fish residue.

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June


Jun 07, 2017

Mucking around

Dr. David Barclay, an OFI researcher and assistant professor in Oceanography at Dalhousie University, participated in a fact-finding mission in a very murky part of the Atlantic Ocean, known as the "mud patch."

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