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OSU Seafood Research & Education Center

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Microbiologist position announcement at National Seafood Inspection Laboratory

The National Seafood Inspection Laboratory, a part of the National Marine Fisheries Service's Office of Sustainable Fisheries, is excited to announce the opening of a Lead Microbiologist position in our Analytical Services section.

Aquaculture Group Manager at Cawthorn Institute, NZ

The Aquaculture Group Manager leads our team of 30 scientific staff who provide aquaculture research and consulting services and operate the Cawthron

Seafood HACCP Segment 2 Course

November 3rd, 2016 (Thursday, 8:15 am – 4:50 pm)

Welcome to Oregon State University’s Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station (COMES) located in beautiful Astoria, OR!

The OSU Seafood laboratory is the only seafood experiment station on the West Coast of the contiguous United States.  We are affiliated with COMES-Newport and the OSU Department of Food Science & Technology.

The mission of the OSU Seafood Lab is to improve seafood through:

  1. Research and Development
  2. Extension Service to both the Fishing and Seafood Processing Industry
  3. Graduate Student Research, Training and Instruction.



The OSU Surimi Forum and Surimi School is hosted by the OSU Seafood Lab each year in April and attracts over 120-130 attendees from around the world.