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Cellular and Molecular Approaches in Fish Biology is a highly interdisciplinary resource to bring industry professionals up to date with the latest developments and information on fish biology research combining a historical overview of the different research areas in fish biology and detailed descriptions of cellular and molecular approaches with explanations and recommendations for research. The book presents a global perspective of each research area with detailed analytical methodologies on the cellular and molecular mechanisms within fish biology for experimentation. The book provides different points of view on how researchers have addressed timely issues, while describing and dissecting some of the new experimental/analytical approaches used to answer the key questions at cellular and molecular levels making this a valuable resource to those in industry as well as those entering the field.
- Provides detailed descriptions of each research approach highlighting the tricks of the trade for its effective and successful application
- Includes latest developments of fish reproduction, fish nutrition, fish wellbeing, ecology and toxicology
- Presents hot topic areas of research such as genetic editing, epigenetics, and eDNA
Anyone in the fisheries sector, scientists and researchers, fisheries managers, marine resource managers, marine biologists, fish farmers, marine ecologists, policy makers, leaders and regulators, operations researchers, as well as faculty and students. Students in marine bio/fisheries/aquatic science
Section 1: Fish physiology
Subsection 1.1: Reproduction
1. Spermatogenesis and CRISPR-Cas9
2. Sperm cryopreservation
3. Species conservation and subrogate reproduction
Subsection 1.2: Nutrition
4. Fish nutrition and metabolomics
5. Microbiota and DNA-Seq
6. Fish nutrition and ncRNAs
Subsection 1.3: Development and growth
7. Fish domestication and epigenetics
8. Larval development and genomic resources
9. Muscle growth and QTLs
Subsection 1.4: Health and welfare
10. Fish behaviour and immunohistochemistry
11. Fish immunology and long non-coding RNAs
12. Fish welfare and mucosal immunity
Section 2: Ecology and evolution
13. Fish genomes and ecology
14. Fish diversity and eDNA
Section 3: Toxicology
16. Fish toxicogenomics and cell-based assays
17. Ecotoxicology and blood cells
Section 4: Biomedical sciences
19. Osteogenesis and cell systems
20. Gene editing and regeneration
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- © Academic Press 2021
- 1st April 2021
- Academic Press
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Dr. Ignacio Fernandez Monzón is a researcher at the Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL, Spain). He has a Bachelor degree in Marine Sciences and a Master in Aquaculture and a PhD in Biology by the University of Barcelona. Dr. Fernandez does research in fish physiology applying multidisciplinary approaches (in vivo and in vitro approaches, histology and immunohistochemistry procedures, live imaging, bioinformatics and transcriptomic analysis). He worked in several internationally recognized research institutions such as the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC, Spain), L'Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER, France) and/or the Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR, Portugal) among others. He has participated in 2 international and 16 national research projects has ~40 publications: 31 articles in peer-reviewed journals and contributed 9 book chapters. He’s presented his work in 56 scientific meeting communications, 24 as oral presentations (7 as invited speaker). He has received several awards such as The Younger Scientist Award in an international congress.
Researcher, Instituto Tecnologico Agrario de Castilla y Leon, ITACyL, Spain
Dr. Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Fernandes is a professor in genomics at Nord University (Norway). Dr. Fernandes is an expert in muscle growth and innate immunity in teleosts, with focus on the epigenetic regulation of gene networks in commercially important species, such as Nile tilapia and Atlantic salmon. He has an established track record of high-standard research, with 96 publications in peer-reviewed journal, and editor of one book and contributed two book chapters. Dr. Fernandes has participated in 14 research projects (4 as PI), including a prestigious ERC Consolidator grant to investigate the importance of epigenetic mechanisms on fish domestication. He serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals and is often invited as an external reviewer of grant proposals for international organisations. Dr Fernandes has been awarded the annual research prize at Nord University on two occasions and he has received the Outstanding Young Investigator grant from the Research Council of Norway in 2008.
Professor in Genomics, Nord University, Norway
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