Assistant Professor of Aquaculture Degree:  Ph. D. 1999, University of Aberdeen, Scotland Phone:  207.581.2772 Email: Location: 237 Hitchner Website:  Aquatic health laboratory Professional Interests:  Disease resistance in oysters and other shellfish, effective treatments for shellfish disease, immune function of fish Teaching:  AVS 211 Introduction to Aquaculture Research:  Dr. Bowden’s current research interests cover a number of areas.  Host/pathogen interactions