Monthly Archives: May 2010

Adding value to South Australian seafood

John CarragherYesterday’s FOODplus seminar drew a good crowd (especially from the SA Food Centre and SARDI Food Safety), and we had the folks from WCHRI join in by video conferencing. With a number of regular FOODplus folks away the seminar was introduced by Bob Seamark. John Carragher’s talk on seafood value adding used data and examples from work done by UniSA, Flinders Uni (Lincoln Marine Science Centre), SARDI and his own company Logifish Consulting. The species covered included yellowtail kingfish, sardines and Goolwa cockles (pipis). If you missed this seminar you can listen to the podcast.

Molecular Techniques DVD – Product Launch

Today we celebrated the launch of a DVD on molecular biology “Introduction to Molecular Techniques: Theory and Practice”.

Molecular Techniques - Product Launch - Dr Heather Bray, Dr Amanda Able, Professor Bob Bill, Professor James McWha

“In an Australian first; scientists from industry, University and the vocational sector have collaborated to produce an educational DVD presenting the techniques and applications of molecular biology in a practical way. The DVD introduces the theory of common methods and protocols used in laboratories using animations, before demonstrating the complex techniques step-by-step in the laboratory.”

To buy a copy of the DVD please visit