Keynote Speakers

Kwang-Sik Choi

Jeju National University, South Korea

Albert Kwang-Sik Choi is professor of the School of Marine Biomedical Science, Jeju National University (JNU) in South Korea.

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Barry Costa-Pierce

University of New England, USA

Barry A. Costa-Pierce is the Henry L. & Grace Doherty Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of New England in Maine, USA. He has a PhD in Oceanography from the University of Hawai’i and an MSc in Zoology from the University of Vermont.

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Thierry Chopin

University of New Brunswick, Canada

Dr. Thierry Chopin was born and educated in France. He moved to Canada in 1989 and is Professor of Marine Biology at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

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Lars Ebbesson

University of Bergen, Norway

Prof. Lars O.E. Ebbesson is the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Innovations (CSAI), leads the Integrative Fish Biology group at Uni Research, is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Biology, University of Bergen.

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Shunsuke Koshio

Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University Japan

Dr. Shunsuke Koshio obtained his PhD from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada in 1985. The title of his PhD thesis was "The effects of eyestalk ablation, diets, and environmental factors on growth, survival and energy utilization of juvenile Homarus americanus, as applied to aquaculture", while his MSc was given from the Tokyo University of Fisheries (presently, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology), Japan. The title of MSc thesis was "The seedling production of Macrobrachium spp., with an emphasis on larval response to salinity".

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Kangsen Mai

Ocean University of China, China

Professor Mai, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, is the honorary dean of the Fisheries College at Ocean University of China (OUC). He got the Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from National University of Ireland. Dr. Mai is now working on the research and development of aquaculture nutrition and feeds.

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Turid Mørkøre

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Presentation Title: Effects of nutrition on flesh quality of farmed fish

Turid Mørkøre holds a MSc in aquaculture and a dr.scient. in production biology and flesh quality of farmed salmonids.

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I.S Bright Singh

Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Presentation Title: High Density GIFT Culture Under RAS Mode Integrated with Vegetable Cultivation

Prof. I.S.Bright Singh, Founder, National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health, Cochin University of Science Technology specializes in Preventive Health Care in Aquaculture.

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Kristina Sundell

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Prof. Sundell has 25 years of experience in basic and aquaculture related fish physiology focusing on acclimation and adaptation processes in fish and their endocrine control.

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Helgi Thorarensen

Holar University College, Iceland

Helgi Thorarensen is a professor of aquaculture at the Department of Aquaculture and Fish Biology of Holar University College.

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Deshou Wang

Southwest University, China

Presentation Title: Sexual Plasticity and sex control in fish

De-Shou Wang received his B. Sci. in 1985 and M. Sci. in 1988 fromSouthwest University, received his Ph.D in 1996 from Zhongshan University. He isnow a full professor and Dean of School of Life Sciences, Southwest University(SWU), Director of the Key Laboratory of Freshwater Fish Reproduction andDevelopment (Ministry of education, P. R. of China).

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