People & Opportunities

Opportunities

Do you want to join the lab? Presently, there are no funded opportunities but if you are interested in applying for funding to join the lab, please feel free to contact Paul via email.

Current Members

Paul V Debes

Associate professor, Department of Aquaculture and Fish Biology, Hólar University, Iceland

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Freed Ahmad

PhD student, Department of Information Technology, University of Turku, Finland

Thesis title: Host-parasite genomics and ecology: Linking genes and transcriptomes to disease and contemporary selection.

Co-supervised by Paul.
Main supervisor: Anti Vasemägi, Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Drottningholm, Sweden

Andrew H House

PhD student, University of Helsinki, Finland

Andrew is investigating the role of lipids in sexual maturation in Atlantic salmon. He ventures down paths to investigate lipid metabolism and storage patterns and test whether these are associated with selected genotypes.

Co-supervised by Paul.
Main supervisor: Craig R Primmer, University of Helsinki, Finland


Past Members

Sabine BC Lobligeois

Summer project student, Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France

Sabine was working in 2022 under an Icelandic Student Innovation Fund by RANNIS to collect, merge, curate and analyse existing breeding and industry data to investigate the level of determination for deformities in cultured Arctic charr.

Supervised by Paul.

Ibukunoluwa A Akintayo

UNESCO GRÓ-FTP fellow & chief research officer, Aquaculture Department, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Graduated in 2022.

Project: Assessing Feasibility of a Selective Breeding Programme for African Catfish in Nigeria.

Supervised by Paul.

Ilkka Nousiainen

MSc student, University of Turku, Finland

Graduated in 2017.

Thesis title: “Heritability of Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae resistance, tolerance and proliferative kidney disease (PKD) symptoms in wild brown trout“.

Co-supervised by Paul.
Main supervisor: Anti Vasemägi, Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Drottningholm, Sweden