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WSCS Student Presentation Day II, July 23rd

WSCS Student Presentation Day II

July 23rd, 2024

6:00-7:30 pm CEST

Topic: Sturgeon genetics

Join the WSCS Student Subunit on July 23rd from 6:00-7:30 PM CEST (10 AM PST) for their second WSCS Student Presentation Day. The topic will be Sturgeon Genetics. Dr. Leonardo Congiu (Padua University) will give the opening presentation followed by student talks from Canada, Hungary, Georgia and Italy.


6:00-6:30: Key Note by Prof. Leonardo Congiu

“Different contributions of genetics to sturgeon conservation: some examples from the Adriatic sturgeon”


  • 06:30-06:45: Peter Johnson

“White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) genetics in the Columbia River”

  • 06:45-07:00: Katalin Bogar

“Extensive testing of a female-specific marker on the Hungarian ex-situ sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) broodstock”

  • 07:00-07:15: Ana Ananiashvili

“Russian Sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) – Distribution, Hybridization, and Sex Ratio in the Black Sea and the Rioni River”

  • 07:15-07:30: Chiara Samassa

Back to the origin: a molecular method to allocate Beluga specimens

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