Universities Leading Research to Develop Tools to Support East Coast Oyster Aquaculture
Spearheaded by Rutgers University, a consortium of 14 shellfish geneticists from Universities along the east coast and government agencies will work to develop new tools to accelerate selective breeding to support oyster aquaculture.
NOAA is funding the process through a five-year, $4.4 million grant through the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.
The lead principal investigator for the project is Ximing Guo, a top shellfish geneticist at Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory. The goal of Guo is to improve the pace...
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