Journal article

Modelling the use of gene expression profiles with selective breeding for improved disease resistance in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Nick Robinson, Ben Hayes

AQUACULTURE | ELSEVIER | Published : 2008

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Norwegian Research Council

Awarded by EU Commission

Funding Acknowledgements

Thanks to Trygve Gjedrem (AKVAFORSK), Tormod Spjotvold (AKVAFORSK Genetics Centre), Terje Refstie (SalmoBreed AS) and Arne Storset (Aqua Gen AS) who provided details about the current breeding programs in Norway for Atlantic salmon. Thanks to Mike Goddard (Department of Primary Industries, Australia) for the helpful discussions and advice about building the simulation model. Thanks also to Trygve Gjedrem, Ingid Olesen and Kari Kolstad (AKVAFORSK) who provided helpful comments on the draft manuscript. This work was supported by the Norwegian Research Council (Projects no. 172152 and 173490), EU Commission (Project no. 0022665) and AKVAFORSK.