12 Mar

Lecture hall L, Undervisningshuset (the Teaching Building), Uppsala, Ultuna

SLU Aquaculture workshop

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Cod feeding. Photo.

Welcome to our workshop on the 12th of March! We will gather SLU Aquaculture researchers once again.

This is a great opportunity to get together with other SLU aquaculture researchers, get an update on the ongoing projects, find new opportunities for cooperation and strengthen the field of aquaculture within SLU.


Time: 2019-03-12 09:30 - 17:00
City: Uppsala, Ultuna
Location: Lecture hall L, Undervisningshuset (the Teaching Building)
Organiser: SLU Aquaculture
Last signup date: 19 February 2019
Additional info:

The meeting is free of charge: coffee, lunch and mingle will be served during the day.

Work at other SLU locations than Uppsala?
Kindly indicate via the registration form if you wish to get reimbursement of accommodation and/or travel expenses. Book travel and accommodation on your own department. Later, ask your department to send an internal invoice to HGEN (detailed info will be provided) with all costs combined.

Language: English.

Place: SLU Ultuna (Lecture hall L, Undervisningshuset (the Teaching Building))


9.30–10.00 Registration. Coffee and sandwich
10.00–10.10 Welcome and introduction (Dirk-Jan de Koning, chairperson SLU Aquaculture)
10.10–11.20 Results from platform-financed projects:

  • Application of genotyping by sequencing in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) (Christos Palaiokostas, Animal Breeding and Genetics)
  • Probing the biological activities of bioactive compounds using gnotobiotic Artemia as toolbox (Kartik Baruah, Animal Nutrition and Management)
  • LIVEFLY2fish -whole live black soldier fly in rainbow trout diets (Aleksandar Vidakovic, Animal Nutrition and Management)
  • Feasibility and potential for farming and conditioning of wild fish fed with by-catches in Sweden (Örjan Östman, Aquatic resources)

11.20–11.30 Short break
11.30–12.20 Lectures new professors:

  • The unappreciated role of natural biostimulants in organic wastes: the Renaissance in Plant Nutrition (Jean W.H. Yong, Biosystems and Technology)
  • Walk on the wild side - is studying natural fish populations relevant for aquaculture? (Anti Vasemägi, Aquatic resources)

12.20–13.20 Lunch
13.20–13.30 Introduction to discussions about research areas and project grants (Dirk-Jan de Koning)
13.30–15.15 Workshop/group discussions (incl. coffee)
15.15–16.00 Reporting back from group discussions, concluding remarks
16.00–17.00 Mingle with snacks and fingerfood