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Women in Aquaculture: Dr. Laura Braden
Dr Laura Braden, an eminent sea lice researcher who now works for AquaBounty, lives on Prince Edward Island, Canada, with her husband-to-be, a young baby, two German shepherds and a Norwegian forest cat. Here, she explains how genetic engineering can help save the planet.



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PEI hosts symposium on aquatic animal health, Aquaculture North America – The Maritime province of Prince Edward Island is hosting this year’s International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, marking only the second time this symposium has hosted in the country since the inaugural conference in Vancouver, BC in 1988. PEI is home not only to the Atlantic Veterinary College but also health specialist Elanco Aqua. It’s a little known fact that PEI has the highest number of aquatic animal health professionals per capita and per square kilometre than anywhere else in the world.


Screen Shot 2018-05-30 at 12.27.24 PMWith Funding in Place, transformative research well underway – Fifteen ocean research projects based in Atlantic Canada have received more than $25 million in funding, an investment that’s expected to advance understanding of atmospheric and ecosystem change while also identifying ways to grow resource development in a sustainable way.


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