Journal article details catfish genome sequencing

Top-performing breeds essential if catfish industry is to remain economically viable in face of soaring costs and low farm-gate prices.

The sequencing of the channel catfish genome — considered one of the major milestones in the annals of Auburn University research — has been detailed in an article recently published in Nature Communications, an international multidisciplinary journal.

“This project represents eight years of work with the collaboration of more than 50 scientists,” said Hanjiang "John" Liu, associate provost and associate vice president for research at Auburn University and professor in the

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