Liu recognized for key role in aquaculture genome project

     The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service has recognized John prednisone vs hydrocodone Liu for his contributions to and participation in the National Animal Genome Research Program and his dedicated service as coordinator of the program’s Aquaculture Genome Committee. Liu, who has served as associate dean of research for the College of Agriculture and assistant director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station since January 2008, is an Alumni Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, director of Auburn’s Aquatic Genomics Unit and one of the world’s premier fish geneticists, known globally as leader of the effort to map the genome, or complete genetic makeup, of catfish. When the Aquaculture Genome Project became an official part of the National Animal Genome Project in 2003, Liu was appointed as the project’s first coordinator and in 2008 was reappointed to a second five-year term. Prior to 2003, he had served for five years as coordinator of a regional catfish genome project.

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