All of our people are tertiary qualified tropical aquaculture specialists, passionate about providing industry with practical solutions. Our staff are research capable.  We can apply our scientific knowledge to respond to a new issue and we can implement new assays without waiting for a commercial supplier to develop one.  Our value proposition, unlike other providers, is that we are embedded within the globally recognized aquaculture and environmental research team at James Cook University

Meet our Team

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Dean Jerry

Officer in Charge

Professor Dean Jerry has 20 years experience working with aquaculture species

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Kelly Condon

Senior Scientist

Dr Kelly Condon has 25+ years experience in detection of aquatic pathogens

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Ellen Ariel

Senior Scientist

Associate Professor Ellen Ariel has 25+ years international experience in Aquatic Animal Health

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Phoebe Arbon

Research Officer

Phoebe Arbon has 6 years experience in finfish aquaculture

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Maria Andrade-Martinez

Research Officer

Maria Andrade-Martinez has 8 years experience in algal aquaculture

JCU AquaPATH. Building 32. Lab 007

James Cook Drive, Townsville. QLD. 4814

Office: +07 4781 6842

Mobile: 0438601791