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Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab

Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last month, Dr. Arun Dhar moved to Tucson to begin his duties as an Associate Professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and as Director of the Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory. The Arizona Aquaculture Pathology lab serves as the OIE Reference lab for crustacean diseases and was developed and led by Dr. Donald Lightner for many years before his recent retirement. As Director, Dr. Dhar leads a world class research and development team with expertise in diagnostics, treatment and biosecurity against virtually all classes of pathogens and parasites of shrimp and other crustaceans.
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Cause Of EMS Shrimp Disease Identified | Aquafeed.com

After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, USA, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS), an emerging shrimp disease in Southeast Asia more technically known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), has been identified.

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F3 Prize: Putting money where fish’s mouths are

F3 Prize: Putting money where fish’s mouths are | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The F3 competition aims to entice aquafeed manufacturers to create and sell a product using zero marine meals or oils. Kevin Fitzsimmons provides an update.
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