ECOAQUA

Over two million euros of European subsidy for ULPGC's Aquaculture research project

 

The project coordinator and principal investigator, Dr. Ricardo Haroun Tabraue, will count on the support of ULPGC’s and Taliarte Scientific and Technological Marine Park’s researchers Dr. Marisol Lopez Izquierdo, Dr. Juan Manuel Afonso López  and Dr. Gercende Courtois de Viçose. For more information click on ECOAQUA project.

 

Conference about “seahorse” in Shared Science

Dr Fran Otero, postdoctoral researcher of the Aquaculture Research Group (University of the Palms of Great Canary) (GIA - ULPGC) gave a conference entitled “Seahorses in Gran Canaria: tools for their conservation”, within the III Cycle of conferences in Sharing Science: “The scientists explain what they do”, organized by the ULPGC.

 

To see press report click here

 To see the conference click here

  

 

EPICONCEPT short term scientific mission

Dr Fran Otero-Ferrer, postdoctoral researcher of the Aquaculture Research Group (University of the Palms of Great Canary) (GIA - ULPGC) completed a short term scientific mission in the University of Sheffield (UK), in collaboration with Professor William Holt (Department of Human metabolism), to study the “Effect of diet in seahorse male periconception environment during pregnancy: Statistical approach”. This short term scientific mission was financed by EPICONCEPT (Epigenetics and Periconception Environment, COST Action FA1201).

 

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Equipment purcharse for the GIAgen service

As carry out the MINECO, UNLP10-3E-461 infrastructure project, it has got the Aquaculture Research Group (Grupo  Investigacion Acuicultura, GIA) and that responsible is Dra. Maria Jesus Zamorano, it has been adquired a workstation Tecan –Freedom EVO-100) customized for process of nucleic acids extractions, allow us to perform more effectively its services GIAgen.