From 8 March 2021, Céleste Jacq has been employed in a newly created position as Head of Genomics at Blue Analytics.
“I have a great commitment to develop and implement DNA tests for different fish species so that we have an even more sustainable aquaculture industry.”Céleste Jacq
She has solid experience in molecular and diagnostic genomics from her previous job as a researcher in Nofima, which conducts industry-oriented research and development in aquaculture, fisheries and food. There she has been engaged as a partner, work package manager and project manager in various research projects and assignments for the aquaculture industry and wild salmon management for ten years.
Céleste has also been a laboratory technician and teacher of aquatic chemistry at Deakin University in Australia, and thus has a practical and educational experience from laboratory work.
She holds an Honors Degree (BSc. Hons.) in Aquatic Science and a PhD in Evolutionary and Population Genetics from Deakin University in Australia.