Team members Rosa Escobar and Gustavo Nunez participate in the Sea Lice 2018 Conference

Gustavo Nunez presenting his work at the Sea Lice 218 conference

5-8 November 2018 – Rosa Escobar and Gustavo Nunez (along with about 300 other researchers) participated in the Sea Lice 2018 conference in Chile.
Rosa presented her work: 
Escobar, R.H., D.M. Fields, H.I. Browman, S.D. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & C.M.F. Durif. The effects of hydrogen peroxide on mortality, escape response and oxygen consumption of Calanus spp
and Gustavo presented his work:
Núñez-Acuña, G. C. Gallardo-Escárate, D.M. Fields, S. Shema, A.B. Skiftesvik, I. Ormazábal & H.I. Browman. The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) antimicrobial peptide cathelicidin-2 is a molecular host recognition cue for the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis).
Núñez-Acuña, G., C. Gallardo-Escárate, A.B. Skiftesvik, D.M. Fields & H.I. Browman. Silencing of ionotropic receptor 25a decreases chemosensory activity in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis during the infective stage.
The complete program for the conference can be viewed HERE.