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Aquaculture News

  1. Nov 30, 2021

      Aquaculture Genetics Laboratory at OSU South Center continually received Dean's List certificate of achievement in 2021, recognizing the laboratory’s safety research operation and management.  
  2. Oct 6, 2020

      Congratulations to Dr. Wang and aquaculture team! Dr. Wang is the Editor-in-Chief of the 888-page, two volume book along with Francesc Piferrer and Song-Lin Chen. In addition to Dr. Wang, South Centers staff members Zhigang Shen, Hong Yao, Dean Rapp, and Paul O’Bryant also contributed to authoring chapters in the book. Sarah Swanson provided chapter coordination and Bradford Sherman, Joy Bauman, and Jordan Bostic contributed to the book by providing English language editing.
  3. Nov 30, 2018

    Dr. Hanping Wang’s book “Sex Control in Aquaculture” has been published by Wiley-Blackwell after three years of planning, coordination, writing, and revising. The book consists of two volumes and has a total of 888 pages.
  4. Sep 28, 2017

    Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 (ABC-2) prepares participants for fish farming in the Midwest. Students apply for a one-year course that includes classroom and field training paired with mentoring from some of the industry’s top-ranked leaders. Upon graduation, students will have the knowledge and hands-on experience to successfully operate an aquaculture or aquaponics farm.
  5. Sep 23, 2016

    Aquaculture Genetics Laboratory at OSU South Center continually received Dean's List certificate of achievement in 2016, recognizing the laboratory’s safety research operation and management. South Center staff Hong Yao is the manager of the laboratory. She has put a lot of efforts and hard work in management of the lab research, operations, and equipment. 
  6. Jul 22, 2016

    PIKETON, Ohio – Healthy water leads to healthy fish and increases the potential for healthy profits for fish farmers. On the other hand, poor water quality can lead to stressed fish, increasing the chance for the animals’ illness and death, and resulting in income losses for farmers, says Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension aquaculture specialist.
  7. Jun 12, 2015

    Ms. Hiam S. Desouky, who was trained through a joint Ph.D. training program between OSU South Center and Benha University in Cairo, passed her defense and received her Ph.D. recently in School of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University. Dr. Hiam S. Desouky completed her Ph.D. dissertation research in Dr. Hanping Wang’s Aquaculture Genetics Lab, OSU South Centers during April 2013-March 2015, after finishing her course work in Benha University.
  8. Jun 12, 2015

    Invited by Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC, Dr. Hanping Wang recently visited Benha University in Cairo to discuss and enhance future scientific collaboration, and advise Ms Hiam S. Desouky’s dissertation and defense. During the visit, Dr. Wang met with Dr. Ali Shame EI Din, the President of Benha University, Dr. Mohamed, the Dean of School of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr.
  9. May 14, 2015

    Aquaculture Research Recently Received two Grant Awards Dr. Hanping Wang was awarded $119,986 from NOAA-Sea Grant (Ohio) for developing superior neomale broodstocks and genetically fast-growing monosex female populations in yellow perch. Dr. Hanping Wang and his collaborators were awarded $155,000 from USDA-North Central Region Aquaculture Center for Establishing largemouth bass strains for rapid growth to market size in the north central region.
  10. Jul 3, 2014

    The success of the Aquaculture Boot Camp program at OSU South Centers in Piketon is gaining attention now that the second class is mid-way through their course. Watch a video and read the full story from the Columbus Dispatch!