Funded NIFA Projects in Aquaculture
Title Proposal No. Investigator Institution Abstract Award Termination Date Award Year
VIABLE PROTOZOAN PATHOGEN DYNAMICS IN OYSTERS AND ASSOCIATED RISK TO SHELLFISH CONSUMERS 2016-10343 Shapiro, K. UNIV OF CALIFORNIA (VET-MED),DAVIS, CALIFORNIA Abstract $975,482 May 31, 2024 2021
RECYCLING MICROALGAL CO-PRODUCT TO REDUCE EUTROPHICATION EMISSIONS FROM TROUT AQUACULTURE 2020-07290 Sarker, P. K. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA CRUZ,SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA Abstract $1,000,000 June 30, 2024 2021
CELLULOSE NANOMATERIALS: A NOVEL ADJUVANT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR AQUATIC VACCINES 2020-06392 Bouchard, D. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE,ORONO, MAINE Abstract $495,000 June 30, 2024 2021
SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS SUPPORTING ATLANTIC SALMON (SAS2) 2021-05724 Zohar, Y. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY,BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Abstract $10,000,000 August 31, 2026 2021
FACT: AQUAMINE - A HIGH PERFORMANCE GENOMIC DATA MINING SYSTEM FOR SPECIES OF IMPORTANCE TO US AQUACULTURE 2020-08864 Elsik, C. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI,COLUMBIA, MISSOURI Abstract $500,000 February 28, 2025 2021
GROWTH CARCASS TRAITS AND DISEASE RESISTANCE OF MYOSTATIN GENE-EDITED CHANNEL CATFISH AND HYBRID CATFISH 2021-07134 Dunham, R. AUBURN UNIVERSITY,AUBURN, ALABAMA Abstract $650,000 December 31, 2024 2022
A VIRAL VECTOR FOR AN ORAL DELIVERY OF RNAI-BASED THERAPEUTICS IN SHRIMP 2021-06960 Dhar, A. K. UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA,TUCSON, ARIZONA Abstract $350,000 December 31, 2023 2022
ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING TOOL SET TO IDENTIFY MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR DOMESTIC FARM-RAISED FINFISH AND SHELLFISH 2021-10800 Silverman, M. ATLANTIC CORPORATION,WATERVILLE, MAINE Abstract $643,432 December 31, 2025 2022
ESTABLISHING METRICS OF BROODSTOCK AND OFFSPRING QUALITY IN ATLANTIC SALMON AQUACULTURE 2021-06794 Hamlin, H. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE,ORONO, MAINE Abstract $600,000 June 30, 2027 2022
PRODUCTION OF ALL-FEMALE ATLANTIC SALMON WITHOUT USING STEROIDS 2021-06817 Wong, T. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY,BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Abstract $650,000 June 30, 2026 2022
INNOVATIVE STRUCTURING-LAYERING TECHNOLOGY FOR LARGE-SCALE PRODUCTION OF FISH ANALOGS 2021-09401 Lu, J. UNIV OF MASSACHUSETTS,AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS Abstract $269,960 April 30, 2024 2022
TRANS-CINNAMALDEHYDE AS AN ANTIMICROBIAL FEED ADDITIVE TO CONTROL AND PREVENT ENTERIC SEPTICEMIA OF CATFISH 2021-07003 Abdelhamed, H. A. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIV,MISSISSIPPI STATE, MISSISSIPPI Abstract $625,000 January 31, 2025 2022
DIRECT BINDING OF NON-SPECIFIC CYTOTOXIC CELLS (NCCS) TO BACTERIA IS AN IMPORTANT INNATE IMMUNE MECHANISM IN CATFISH 2021-06905 Petrie-Hanson, L. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIV,MISSISSIPPI STATE, MISSISSIPPI Abstract $300,000 December 31, 2023 2022
DEVELOPMENT OF A DUAL LIVE ATTENUATED VACCINE TO PREVENT MOTILE AEROMONAS SEPTICEMIA AND ENTERIC SEPTICEMIA OF CATFISH 2021-09518 Gomaa, B. M. MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIV,MISSISSIPPI STATE, MISSISSIPPI Abstract $180,000 December 31, 2024 2022
IDENTIFICATION OF TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR LIGANDS IN CHANNEL CATFISH 2021-09543 Felch, K. L. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER,JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Abstract $116,910 02 Jan. 2024 2022
SELF-DESTRUCTING EDWARDSIELLA PISCICIDA: DNA VACCINE AND ANTIGEN DELIVERY VECTOR SYSTEM TO PREVENT TILAPIA LAKE VIRUS (TILV) INFECTION 2022-06032 Swain, B. University of Florida Gainesville Florida Abstract $298,068 31 Aug. 2024 2022
IMPROVED CLIMATE RESILIENCE IN OYSTERS THROUGH OPTIMIZATION OF HATCHERY-BASED ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONING PRACTICES 2022-06020 Roberts, S. University of Washington Seattle Washington Abstract $299,374 31 Aug. 2024 2022
DEVELOPMENT OF PCR-BASED DIAGNOSTIC ASSAYS IN SUPPORT OF DISEASE FREE ATTESTATIONS OF FORMULATED AQUAFEED 2022-06018 Dhar, A. K. UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA Tuscon AZ Abstract $269,401 31 Aug. 2024 2022