As much as 10-15 % of all farmed salmon smolt does not survive the transition from freshwater to salt water, and this is a great challenge for the Norwegian salmon farming. In the Synchrosmolt project we aim to improve smolt production protocols and innovate breeding strategies to produce salmon that have better health and growth in the sea
Friday 7th June 2019, Thomas Nelson Harvey defended his PhD, entitled “Towards a genome wide understanding of salmon lipid metabolism gene regulation across tissues and life stages.” Atlantic salmon is an important source of omega-3 […]
Simon Stenberg from CIGENE, defended his thesis entitled “Epigenetic and genetic adaptation in experimental yeast populations” Friday 12th April. The thesis of Stenberg is focused on rapid clonal adaptation. Using experimental evolution on yeast populations, […]
Yang Jin, researcher at CIGENE, recently defended his PhD at NTNU. His thesis was entitled “Development of lipid metabolism in early life stages of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)”. Why is this interesting? Lipids are the […]
Tina Graceline Kirubakaran has recently published her second paper of her PhD. For the vast majority of the 26,000 species of bony fishes (teleosts), the mechanism of sex determination is still a complete mystery. In […]
Simen Rød Sandve from CIGENE is co-author of an article about genome mapping of Norwegian species. The article is published in forskning.no.
Today we received the great news that the European Commission will start grant preparation for the Horizon 2020 project AQUA-FAANG – Advancing European Aquaculture by Genome Functional Annotation.