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ARI Open House 2012

Open House 2012

August 24, 2011, 8:30am-4pm

Wells Conference Center

University of Maine, Orono


08:30 Registration and refreshments
09:00  Welcome Ian Bricknell, Director of Aquaculture Research Institute
09:10 Invited Speaker:Sustainable Aquaculture in Maine Sebastian Belle, Director of Maine Aquaculture Association
10:00 Urchin Culture Steve Eddy, CCAR, UMaine
10:20 A Pilot Project to Stimulate Seaweed Production on Mussel Farms in Maine Sarah Redmond & Dana Morse, Maine Sea Grant
10:40 The effect of ocean acidification on lobster larvae Joshua Hall, Animal & Veterinary Sciences, UMaine
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 The effects of high pressure processing on the texture and color of abalone meat Brianna Hughes, Food Science, UMaine
11:50 Carbon dioxide induced cataracts in Cod Kevin Neves, Marine Sciences, UMaine
12:10 Razor Clam Hatchery Mick Devin, Darling Marine Center, UMaine
12:30 Lunch & Poster Session
13:30 Concurrent Sessions:
ARI Graduate Showcase
Room 1  
13:30 Thyroid function in Atlantic salmon Alyssa Freitag
13:45 MSX in oysters Nicole Messerman
14:00 Habitat Moorings Chris Roy
14:15 Abalone Immunology Erin Switzer
14:30 Atlantic salmon reproductive endocrinology Leanne Thayer
Meet ARI faculty
Room 2  Tim Bowden, Ian, Bricknell, Heather Hamlin, Paul Rawson
15:00 Refreshments
15:30 Aquaculture & the Lobster Fishery  Ian Bricknell
16:00 Close



Contact Information

Aquaculture Research Institute
5735 Hitchner Hall Room 179
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 207.581.4397E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System