Genetics & Marine Biotechnology Laboratory
What is AQUAGENETICS ?
Aquagenetics is a research, innovation and consulting laboratory of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
- Our research work on aquaculture, genetics and biotechnology aims to contribute to the generation of scientific knowledge. It has been supported by different national and international agencies and companies generating a number of scientific papers published in the most prestigious international journals.
- Aquagenetics can provide you of aquaculture, genetics and biotechnology services to improve efficiency, benefit and sustainability of production systems at the farm level, region or country. Several companies, organizations and communities have benefited from our services or collaboration along Chile, Latin America and Spain.
- Aquagenetics can offer specialized postgraduate training, because we are associated to three accredited postgraduate programs in Chile: Aquaculture (Ph.D.), Oceanography (M.Sc.) and Biotechnology (Ph.D.).
- Aquagenetics is a founder member of “GICPA“, a international network of genetics and inmunology whose mission is to increase the competitiveness of Iberoamerican aquaculture encouraging the application of genetic improvement based on the immune response for the prevention, management and control of pathogens.