Development of genetic markers for the analysis of genetically modified salmon

Project title: Development of genetic markers for the analysis of genetically modified salmon

Partners: Icelandic Institute of Nature Research, NINA (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research)

Initial year: 2018

Service Category:

Aquaculture

contact

Sæmundur Sveinsson

Group Leader

saemundurs@matis.is

Accurate and reliable analysis of genetic mixes between farmed and wild salmon is essential in monitoring the impact of aquaculture on natural salmon stocks. The project aims to develop a methodology that can be used to analyze genetic engineering in an accurate, safe and inexpensive way.