Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The NC State Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) brings together a diverse group of research, education and extension specialists who are making exciting discoveries in aquatic systems. Faculty, staff and students from three colleges, multiple departments, NC State Seafood Laboratory, NC State Science House, and the NC Marine Biotechnology Center of Innovation for Economic Development work in the 51,000 sq. ft. facility at Carteret Community College in Morehead City, N.C., to discover solutions and answer the tough questions challenging marine systems.

NC State Seafood Laboratory

Helping North Carolina members of the seafood industry is at the heart of our work at the NC State Seafood Laboratory. We work daily with fishers, processors, entrepreneurs, and others to develop methods for handling, processing and distributing seafood, and assist with process validations and value-added products.

We help North Carolina seafood businesses better serve the needs and wants of consumers.

The Seafood Laboratory is a dedicated unit of the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition SciencesĀ at the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) in Morehead City, N.C.

Funding for the Seafood Laboratory is provided by NC Cooperative Extension Service, NC Agricultural Research Service (NCARS), grants and contracts, service agreements, workshops, cost-recovery services, and industry and private support.

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Alexander Chouljenko, Assistant Professor
Seafood Science

Greg Bolton, Laboratory Research Specialist
Technical Services and Validations