Submitted by Keiko Saito and Ten-Tsao Wong from the University of Maryland Baltimore County at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology
In fulfillment of educational objectives in the SAS² project, Drs. Keiko Saito and Ten-Tsao Wong are offering a Sustainable Aquaculture Laboratory course (MBIO 361L) that will be available in 2022 through the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). The program welcomes students from other colleges/universities who want to earn transferable credits during the summer. Students will be exposed to the theory and practice of aquaculture as well as concepts associated with the development of biotechnology supporting sustainable aquaculture. A course description can be viewed here.
This course offers hands-on experience in fish/shellfish biology, aquaculture microbiology, and marine biotechnology at a state-of-art aquatic animal holding and production facility, the Aquaculture Research Center at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET).