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Keynote Speaker

The salmon genomics revolution: Prediction vs reality
Robin Waples, University of Washington

Genome Resources and Evolution of Salmonids

Towards complete chromosome sequences and pan-genomic resources for salmonids
Sigbjørn Lien,  Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Genomic analysis through the lens of pangenome
Maria Simak
, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Pan-genomics reveals hidden genomic variation in Atlantic salmon
Kristina Stenløkk, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Functional Genomics and Annotation, Gene Editing

New rainbow trout genome assembly allows tracing 100 million years of gene evolution following whole genome duplication
Ali Ali, University of Maryland, USA

Uses of biotechnology to control reproduction in Atlantic salmon
Lene Kleppe, Institute of Marine Research, Norway

Functional annotation of salmonid genomes: a window into regulatory changes following autopolyploidization
Dan Macqueen, Roslin Institute, Scotland

Wound atlas of the skin of Atlantic salmon
Rose Ruiz Daniels
, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling

Advances in Aquaculture

Implementing new technologies into existing structures – how, when and why?
Serap Gonen, Aquagen, Norway

Mechanisms of interspecific variation in sea lice resistance revealed by single-cell transcriptomics
Sarah Salisbury, Roslin Institute, Scotland

Improving production efficiency and thermotolerance in New Zealand Chinook salmon
Jane E Symonds
, Cawthron Institute, New Zealand

Beyond genomic selection: Next steps in aquaculture breeding
Jose Manuel Yanez
, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Environment, Ecology and Conservation

Limiting river access to escapees: Consequences for an admixed Atlantic salmon population
Marine Brieuc, Institute of Marine Sciences, Bergen, Norway

Complementary insights from genomics and Indigenous knowledge to support salmonid fisheries stewardship in northern Canada
Dylan Fraser
, Concordia University, Canada

The good, the bad & the ugly of non-native salmonids in South America
Daniel Gomez-Uchida
, U. de Concepción, Chile

Beyond GWAS: Complex mechanisms underlie the simple genomic architecture of Atlantic salmon age at maturity
Craig Primmer
, Univ. Helsinki, Finland

Insights into run timing diversity revealed by range-wide Chinook salmon whole genomes
Tasha Thompson, Wild salmon Center, USA

Physiology and Nutrition

Cardiac morphological remodeling by environmental factors in Atlantic salmon
Ida Beitnes Johansen
, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Roles of miRNAs in reproduction
Julien Bobe, INRA, France

Chaperone-mediated autophagy regulates metabolism, energy balance, and oxidative stress in Rainbow Trout
Beth Cleveland, USDA, USA

Leveraging microbiota services through hologenomic analyses in farmed fish
Morten Limborg, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Gametes of semelparous Pacific salmon are repeatedly produced by surrogate Rainbow Trout
Goro Yoshizaki
, Tokyo University, Japan

Immunology, Disease and Host-pathogen Interactions

How can single cell genomics help us understand the pathogenesis of infectious salmon anaemia and other viral infections?
Johanna Hol Fosse, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway

What have we learned about T Lymphocytes in salmonid fishes?
Monica Imarai
, USACH, Chile

Genomic regulatory changes underlying the proinflammatory immune response in Atlantic salmon
Sam Martin
, Aberdeen, UK

Host responses associated with the evolution of viral generalism and specialism
David Paez
, USGS/U Washington, USA

Community Perspectives, Social Impacts
Sustainable development of small-scale commercial indigenous Arctic fisheries
Stephan Schott
, Carleton University, Canada
Documenting indigenous salmon stewardship practices through archaeology, ancient genomics and traditional knowledge
Camilla Speller, University of British Columbia, Canada
Moving sterile Crispr salmon from tank to sea cage environment – regulatory barriers and social impacts
Anna Wargelius, Institute of Marine Research, Norway