Dr Serean Adams is the Aquaculture Group Manager at Cawthron and is passionate about New Zealand’s Aquaculture industry and its future. Serean has led a number of scientific programmes at Cawthron and currently leads Cawthron’s Shellfish Aquaculture Programme. Its research spans from improving hatchery reliability and efficiency through seawater manipulation, to increasing post-harvest shelf-life and on-farm biosecurity.
Serean’s primary areas of technical expertise are shellfish developmental biology, cryopreservation and triploidy. She is also interested in shellfish as functional foods and in the development of novel functional food ingredients from marine species including shellfish and algae.