Molecular tools for selective breeding in aquaculture

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Workshop programme outline:

10:30 - Chairmans Introduction  Chris Bridges (HHU + TUNATECH)

10:35 - Keynote  Presentation: Future of the Scottish Shellfish Industry: Opportunities, problems and solutions :Michael Tait (Shetlands Mussels)   

11:05 - EMBRIC  Approach  to Selective Breeding in Aquaculture– Bringing Science and Industry Together- Ian Johnston (Scottish Oceans Institute  Univ, St-Andrews; XELECT)

11:20 - Molecular Tools for Aquaculture  Made Easy  -  Shortcuts and  Requirements: Elena Sarropoulou (HCMR)  11:35 -  Pilot Studies: Requirements and Designs

Resources : Hands on Approach: Marc Vandeputte (INRA)

11:50 - “Oysters and Mussels – Alive alive oh”  Iveta Matejusova ( MSS)

12:05 - Costs and Rewards, IPR and Patents: Tom Ashton (XELECT)

12:20 - Closing Remarks. Chris Bridges (HHU and TUNATECH)

12:30 - Lunch

Afternoon Session - Question and Answers-info; Posters: “Meet the Partners and put your Requests for Future Breeding Strategies” at the EMBRIC booth #92 in the Lennox quiteg

Contact Person: Chris Bridges (


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0512 - Biotechnology", "0831 - Aquaculture


Venue: Aquaculture europe 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom



Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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