Fish immunology

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The immune system is essential in the defence against infections, as well as in maintaining good health, in all developmental stages of fish. The farming of new fish species is hampered by serious disease problems. The intensive salmon production would greatly benefit from more effective immune prophylactic measures, and the lack of basic knowledge on fish immune cell functions is one of the major obstacles in fish health for rational design of vaccines and use of immunostimulants, especially for intracellular pathogens and viruses. Fish immunology is an active and growing area of research, often combining basic and applied aspects


Prime Minister opened the Hjort Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics

The Hjort Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics was opened by the Prime Minister this week. The Centre will provide the scientific foundation for increased harvest from the ocean.

Projects at Fish immunology

Researchers at Fish immunology are involved in a number of projects.

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