Research Grants

EU Research Projects

Tools for the genetic improvement of sea bass - construction and preliminary application of a medium density linkage and synteny map.
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"Photoperiod control of puberty in farmed fish: Development of new techniques and research into underlying physiological mechanisms"
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Disease and Stress Resistant Common Carp: Combining Quantitative, Genomic and Proteomic and Immunological marker technologies to identify high performance strains, families and individuals
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(EU CRAFT) on "Light Technology for Photoperiod Regulation in Cod Mariculture"

"Feasibility study of triploid salmon production"
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Genomics in fish and shellfish: From research to aquaculture.
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NORTHCOD: EU (Northern Periphery)
Sustainable development of cod farming

Research Councils

BBSRC Towards a molecular genetic tool for health and performance monitoring of Atlantic salmon

BBSRC Genetic control of Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN) in salmon.

BBSRC A transcriptomic analysis of the host-pathogen relationship in infectious pancreatic necrosis of Atlantic salmon

BBSRC Dissecting structural and functional genomic factors underlying the resistance of Atlantic salmon fry to infectious pancreatic necrosis.

BBSRC The genetic basis of sex determination in fish: a molecular-cytogenetic analysis

NERC/ LINK. Selective improvement of rainbow trout: mass selection and markers

Norwegian Research Council. Control of sex in Atlantic halibut: towards production of monosex all-female stocks

Norwegian Research Council Grant "Narrow bandwidth lighting technology in cod farming and effects on performance from early stages to adult fish":

Other Agencies

DFID Aquaculture and Fish Genetics Research Programme: Genetic management and improvement strategies for exotic carps in Asia

DFID Competitive Research Facility: Genetic enhancement of Nile tilapia and utilization of F1 crossbred clones

Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum. Stock management strategies to minimise the impact of early maturation on growth in marine fish.

Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum "Research and development of stock management strategies to optimise growth potential in ongrowing of marine fish":

NIH/Broad Institute: Tilapia Genome Sequence (proposed by the International Cichlid Genome Consortium)