Linnea Andersen Inducted as a 2021 AIARD Future Leader Fellow

Linnea Andersen fertilizing the striped bass

Linnea Andersen fertilizing one of the striped bass ponds at PAFL. Photo by Joseph Bursey.

Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen has been selected as a 2021 Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) Future Fellow! The competitive program seeks students who have interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions, including Linnea’s research on aquacultured striped bass.

Linnea Andersen holding a striped bass in an aquaculture facility
Linnea Andersen and her study species, striped bass. Photo by Joseph Bursey.

“Participating in the Future Leaders program will facilitate my being a part of the collective and collaborative effort to further develop and strengthen our food systems to meet the demands of a rising global population in a changing climate, a cause I am dedicated to address throughout my career in aquaculture research,” says Andersen.

Linnea was also awarded the 2020 North Carolina Coastal Conservation Association‘s David and Ann Speaks Scholarship. Read more about her and Ben Readings‘ research in Magic at 64.4 Degrees and follow the Striped Bass Genome Community on facebook.

Congrats, Linnea!

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