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Food & Nutrition

Rhiannon Cooper headshot taken outside with trees and plans in the background

Rhiannon Cooper

Epidemiologist

I monitor the patterns and trends of infectious diseases across the province.
Portrait de Andrea Goldson-Barnaby

Andrea Goldson-Barnaby

Head of the Food division

I teach and do research on the topics of Food Chemistry and Food Processing.
Isabel Hilgendag in the fileld collecting samples in the Arctic

Isabel Hilgendag

MSc Student (Biology)

I look for heavy metals, such as mercury, in Arctic marine animals, to ensure they are safe to eat.
Portrait de Ryan Mitchell

Ryan Mitchell

Hatchery Supervisor

My job is to supervise the daily workflow at our salmon hatchery.
Terra MacDonald sur un site d'aquaculture tenant des saumons d'élevage.

Terra MacDonald (she/her)

Veterinarian and Fish Health Manager

As the veterinarian for Mowi Canada West, I care for the salmon at all life stages, from egg to harvest.
Max Salman aux commandes d'un avion.

Max Salman

PH.D. Student / Affiliate Researcher

I ask questions to things that don’t have answers yet.
Ilias Hader

Ilias Hader (he/him)

Artificial Intelligence Consultant & Team Leader

I help companies take advantage of AI technologies and I manage a team to build an automated food production system for long space missions. 
Edmund Co

Edmund Co

Food Scientist

I use my chemical knowledge to investigate quality complaints and legal issues for the LCBO.
Kirstyn Nygren à la salmoniculture

Kirstyn Nygren

Environmental Specialist

I am part of a team that monitors the water quality around our salmon farms.
Michelle Franze dans un petit avion.

Michelle Franze (she/her)

Manager of Communications, Partnerships and Community Relations

I provide internal and external communications for the BC Salmon Farmers Association.
Jordan Frizzley tenant un gros saumon

Jordan Joseph Frizzley (he/him)

Salmon Brood-site Technician

My job is producing the next generation of salmon for aquaculture.
Dre. Kayley McCubbin

Dr. Kayley McCubbin

Research Veterinarian

Unlike veterinarians who take care of pets, I do research to help improve the health of dairy cattle.
Fish farm in Norway

Should we farm fish and seafood?

In this case study, students will explore the benefits and concerns about aquaculture.

Jed Christianson

Jed Christianson

Canola Seed Development Specialist

Jed works with a global team to develop new varieties of canola for farmers to grow as their crop.
Stefanie Colombo

Stefanie Colombo

Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Aquaculture Nutrition

My research helps improve the nutritional quality of farmed fish for consumers.