Suresh and Claydon join IAI

Integrated Aquaculture International has announced additions to its team of experts
July 28, 2007

Suresh and Claydon join IAI

Victor Suresh                                      Kerry Clayden

Integrated Aquaculture International (IAI), a technology company dedicated to improving the efficiency and sustainability of aquaculture, has announced additions to its team of experts.

Dr KERRY CLAYDON has recently joined IAI as the Director of Aquatic Animal Health.

Kerry obtained her Doctoral degree in Microbiology from James Cook University in Queensland, Australia. Her PhD research specialization was crustacean cell culture. She is experienced in immunohistochemistry, histopathology, DNA extraction and sequencing, viral isolation and purification and real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Kerry will be managing the Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory in IAI’s joint project with the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Brunei Darussalam to produce Specific Pathogen Free lines of shrimp.

Dr A. VICTOR SURESH has recently joined IAI as the Director of Nutrition and Feeds.

Victor received his Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees in fisheries and aquaculture from India, Thailand the USA, respectively. He has 11 years experience in the global aqua feed industry in commercial feed formulation, product development, technical service, research program management and new business start up. Victor will be based in his home country, India, and traveling internationally to support IAI’s clients in Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Drs. Claydon and Suresh will participate in the International Shrimp Health Workshop organized by IAI and DOF in Brunei Darussalam on August 13-15.

Integrated Aquaculture International, LLC (IAI), was founded in 2004 by technical experts, Dr. George Chamberlain and Christopher Howell, and agribusiness leader, Kenneth Morrison, on the premise that in real production environments, meaningful solutions require a holistic approach integrating such disciplines as health, genetics, nutrition, and sound management

IAI, which is headquartered in Hastings, Nebraska, USA, is assisted by a team of technical advisors including pathologist Dr. Donald Lightner of the University of Arizona, USA; geneticist Dr. John Rocha of Genearch Aquaculture, Brazil; and nutritionist Dr. Ronald Hardy of the University of Idaho, USA.  The company also extends its integration philosophy to its network of clients in the Americas, Europe, and Asia to help them benefit from the synergy of collaboration.