Prof. Dr. ir. Peter Bossier

Prof. Dr. ir. Peter Bossier

Director Laboratory of Aquaculture and Artemia Reference Center

Profile

Prof. Dr. ir. Peter Bossier is the director of the Laboratory of Aquaculture & Artemia Reference Center at Ghent University where he oversees all scientific research and the coordination of the MSc in Aquaculture. He is a Bioscience Engineer with specialisation in applied microbiology and is globally known as a leading expert in the following aquaculture research domains:

  • Microbial community management
  • Host-microbial interactions
  • Genetics

He is also on the Board of the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and plays an active role in several global aquaculture research and education programs.

Experience

Prof. Dr. ir. Peter Bossier is:

  • Promotor of  Aqua UGent.
  • Coordinator of the interfaculty academic research group 'UGent Aquaculture R&D Consortium'.
  • On the Board of the European Aquaculture Society since 2006.
  • Coordinator of the MSc in Aquaculture at Ghent University since 2002.
  • Coordinator of the Flemish Interuniversity programme with Hué University, a 12 year framework programme started in 2013 involving sub-projects on university management, rural health care, environmental protection livestock and aquaculture production.

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