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2nd North Carolina Marine Biotechnology & Seafood Symposium

 

The 2nd Marine Biotechnology and Seafood Symposium was held on October 9-10, 2016. The symposium was a joint event of the Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference and the Seafood Science and Technology Society of the Americas.

The symposium addressed the supply of sustainable and safe seafood worldwide. Topics included global seafood supply, seafood safety and security, biotechnology and aquaculture and full resource utilization. Invited speakers included representatives of the FDA-approved AquAdvantage salmon, a genetically modified Atlantic salmon developed by AquaBounty Technologies.

The event was hosted by NC State University Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, NC Biotechnology Center, Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation, and NC Sea Grant.