Filip Volckaert 'Marine Science meets Maritime Industry'

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Filip Volckaert 'Marine Science meets Maritime Industry'

  1. 1. Genomics for fisheries and aquacultureFilip VolckaertLaboratory of Biodiversity &Evolutionary Genomics
  2. 2. Our approachFundamental biological research on neutraland adaptive evolution in the past andpresent with an eye for the future Ecology Evolutionand applied research on fisheries, aquaculture & conservation 2
  3. 3. Our research team 3 Our sponsors: 13 experts in marine biology & genomics: Member of:  1 professor EU consortia  4 postdocs ICES  7 PhDs VLIZ  2 senior technicians ...Marine Science meets Maritime Industry
  4. 4. Blue biotech consultancy Species identification Stock identification & traceability Sequencing and Genotyping services Bioinformatic counselling 4
  5. 5. Innovative blue biotech 5Feeding the world with seafood :- capture fisheries- aquacultureOcean-related industries:- Food- PharmaceuticalsMarine Science meets Maritime Industry
  6. 6. Blue biotech for capture fisheries 6 Capture fisheries  management  knowledge & governance  sustainable (genetic) environment. Genetic issues: - Stock structure - Genetic diversity - Effective population size - Fisheries induced evolutionMarine Science meets Maritime Industry
  7. 7. Blue biotech for aquaculture 7 Aquaculture  intensification & expansion  broodstock management and selection - Pedigree management - Broodstock selection - Multi-trait selection - IPRMarine Science meets Maritime Industry
  8. 8. Blue biotech for food 8Food security  traceability from sea to fork Nielsen et al. in pressMarine Science meets Maritime Industry
  9. 9. Challenges 9 1. Fisheries: from management knowledge to governance 2. Aquaculture: sustainable selection 3. Food: markers for the marketMarine Science meets Maritime Industry

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