Friday, August 21, 2015

21/08/2015: Aquaculture-2015 Report

OMICS International successfully hosted its premier International Conference on Aquaculture & Fisheries at Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Australia during July 20-22, 2015. Talks and discussion focused on the theme of 'Advancing & Expanding Aquaculture Sector Focused on Developmental, Toxicological and Transgenic Scientific Research' and it was a great success where eminent keynote speakers from various reputed organisations and universities made their resplendent presence and addressed the gathering.

OMICS International would like to convey its warm gratitude to the session organisers, chair/co chair, and session speakers who made this conference more informative and effective to the scientists, professors, research scholars, postgraduate & graduate students, delegates and representatives from leading life science sectors met there. The students and young researchers from various countries attended and compete for Best Poster Award & Best Young Researchers Forum Award.
Brisbane (Image: texaus1)
Winners of Best Poster Award (Sponsored by Drysdale Group, Australia):

Heng Wang, Hokkaido University, Japan for the poster presentation entitled ‘The major yolk protein in sea urchin egg yolk granules is a glycoprotein complex’

Xinhai Wang, Institute of Suqian, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China for the poster presentation entitled ‘Development and growth from newly settled first crab stage to sexual maturation and observation on reproductive biology of the harlequin anemone crab Lissocarcinus laevis’

Winners of Young Researchers Forum Award (Sponsored by Action Aquatics, Australia):

Fran Humphries, Griffith University, Australia for the oral presentation entitled ‘Patenting genetic material in aquaculture: A red herring or an emerging issue to tackle?’

Nieva J A, The Marine Science Institute, Malaysia for the oral presentation entitled ‘Sulfated polysaccharide from Sargassum spp. in Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines’

Special Recognition Award (by Keeton Industries, USA):

Dr David Vander Zwaag, Dalhousie University, Canada for organising a special session on Aquaculture Law & Policy

We would like to sincerely thank Dr Kirsten Heimann, James Cook University, Australia and Dr W Lindsey White, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand for their contribution and enduring support, helping to make the conference a success and all the Organising Committee Members, conference chairs, honourable guests, students & delegates, exhibitors for their presence and valued contributions to the Conference.

With the feedback from the participants and supporters of Aquaculture -2016, OMICS International is glad to announce 2nd Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries (Aquaculture Summit- 2016) during July 11-13, 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia & 3rd International Conference on Aquaculture & Fisheries during September 26-28, 2016 London, UK.

Aquaculture-2016 will cover some of the most challenging topics and advancements in research in the fields of Sustainable Aquaculture.

Visit the OMICS International site HERE.

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