2010 APICS Aquaculture and Fisheries Conference

March 5-7, 2010, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

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From Left to Right:
Cyr Couturier (President, Aquaculture Association of Canada), Wenjie Zheng, Ling Yang, Okechukwu Igboeli, Jesse Kelly, Aaron Frenette, Sacha LeBlanc, and Jim Duston (Chair, APICS Aquaculture and Fisheries Committee).

APICS Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Jesse Kelly
Dalhousie University
Ecophysiology of the coastal-zone skate (Leucoraja sp.) in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence – an undescribed endemic?

NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Awards (Award Description)

1st Place (also sponsored by Corey Nutrition)

Jesse Kelly
Dalhousie University
Ecophysiology of the coastal-zone skate (Leucoraja sp.) in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence – an undescribed endemic?

2nd Place (also sponsored by Skretting)

Wenjie Zheng
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) grow-out performance: diploid and triploid Fraser River vs. triploid ‘Yukon Gold’

3rd Place (also sponsored by Valox)

Ling Yang
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Evaluation of full-fat soybean, camelina, yellow-seeded canola seeds processed by Tekmash® or cooking method as ingredients for rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fingerlings diet

Cooke Aquaculture Award

Okechukwu Igboeli
University of Prince Edward Island
Differential P-glycoprotein gene (SL-Pgp1) expression in farmed and wild sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis

Novartis Animal Health Award

Sacha LeBlanc
Mount Allison University
Social stress and the heat shock response in rainbow trout

Aquaculture Association of Canada Award

Aaron Frenette
University of New Brunswick
Investigating natural resistance to Loma morhua infections in Atlantic cod